Google Chrome Extensions #2

Learning about extensions and how to use them

Issue #2

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Chrome Web Store

Click here to go to the Chrome Web Store.


This is where you can find apps and extensions to add to Google Chrome. I'm going to be doing a series on Google Extensions so you can learn about different ones to use for home and school.

Text for Dyslexic Students

Open Dyslexic


This extension can be turned on and off for dyslexic students. It changes the font so it is easier for the student to read the text on the screen.


Check the enable box to turn it on in the extensions manager (see first issue to see how to turn on and off extensions).

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Speak It!

Speak It


This is an extension that reads the text on the computer screen. Just highlight the text and then click the icon on your extension bar.

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Clearly

Clearly


This extension takes all the extra clutter off the computer screen and leaves the text and photos that are related to the main passage.

Read&Write for Google Chrome

Read&Write for Google Chrome

Read&Write for Google Chrome™ offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including: • Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting • See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries • Hear text translated into other languages • Get suggestions for the current or next word as you type • Turn words into text as you speak • Highlight text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documents
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