DID YOU KNOW?
A WEEKLY LIBRARY NEWSLETTER FOR TEACHERS
Vol. 1, Issue 6: May 10, 2021
DYK... you can get book resources with every Google search?
Introducing the Book Connections Chrome Extension!
Enrich your searches with insights from children's and young adult books. Powered by the expertise and resources from TeachingBooks, your Google results are enhanced with recommended book titles and immediate access to resources that connect you to these books and authors.
What is a Google Chrome Extension?
Step 1: Get the Extension
Go to the TeachingBooks Book Connections webpage
Click on the link "Download this extension", which will take you to the Chrome Web Store.
Download the "TeachingBooks Book Connections" Google Chrome Extension by clicking on the blue button to the right that says "Add to Chrome".
Step 2: Search on Google
I can also search for topics such as "civil rights" and the Book Connections extension will pull relevant titles from TeachingBooks.
Step 3: Click to learn more!
Q: Will TeachingBooks Book Connections alter my Google results?
A: Your search results stay the same and you'll still be able to view all of the same resources you're used to. You'll just find TeachingBooks Book Connections results at the top right corner when there is relevant content to share.
Q: Which search browsers does TeachingBooks Book Connections work with?
A: This works with Google Chrome.
Q: What languages does TeachingBooks Book Connections work with?
A: Only English language searches are matched, yet TeachingBooks offers 109 languages from Google Translate in the results.
Q: Does the extension track my data or search history?
More information about TeachingBooks is coming soon!