11 Good Chrome Extensions for Teachers and Students

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May 18, 2014
Today I am sharing with you a list of handy Chrome extensions that you can use to improve your browsing experience. Using these add-ons, you will be able to do a wide variety of tasks  : from archiving web pages for offline reading to printing web content in clean formats. For more Chrome extensions that are specifically curated for teachers and students, visit the Educational Chrome Extensions section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.

1- Clearly

Clearly makes blog posts, articles and webpages clean and easy to read. Save them to Evernote to read anywhere.

2- Search By Image

Search by Image is an add-on designed by Google Image team that allows you to to initiate a Google search using any image on the web.

3- Page Archiver

PageArchiver extension is a "scrapbook-like" extension for Chrome.. It helps you to archive web pages for offline reading

4- Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook

5- One Tab

Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once.

6- History Timeline

Chrome History Timeline is an extension that makes a visual timeline of your browser history using OpenGraph data and traditional meta-data. Like History, but with pictures.

7- Web Timer

Web Timer is a simple and intuitive extension that lets you keep track of how you're spending your time on the web.

8- CleanPrint

CleanPrint puts you in control of saving paper, ink and money when printing from the web. You can edit content before saving articles to Print, PDF, Google Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox or Box.net.

9- Stay Focused

Stay Focusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time that you can spend on time-wasting websites.

10- SpeakIt

SpeakIt reads selected text using Text-to-Speech technology with language auto-detection. It can read text in more than 50 languages.

11- DotEpub

dotEPUB allows you to convert any webpage into an EPUB or Kindle e-book. Download webpages to any device: e-readers, tablets, smartphones, netbooks, desktop computers...