Draftback

Friday, February 10, 2017

See your document in a new way with this Chrome extension! Once enabled the draftback extension let’s you watch your document being written from beginning to end. It…

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“Hanging Out” with Reading Buddies

Monday, April 11, 2016

Four years ago my fourth graders started reading to a group of kindergarten students in Fulton, Missouri.   It went something like this. This year, one kindergarten class and one…

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Screencastify

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Screencastify is a great way that students have been easily recording their screens for projects. They have created books or presentations and used this extension to record the…

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Chrome Tabs

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Chrome tabs have a lot of functionality if you right click the actual tab. You should see a menu that looks like this when you click it: You…

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HMS going digital in PE

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Ms. Pinto’s classes (Grade 6-8) have been using their Chromebooks to video themselves doing positions correctly and incorrectly in class. The class first videos themselves doing a movement like…

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Benefitting from Digital Text Tools in a Browser

Friday, November 6, 2015

This is the seventh installment in the series Exploring Useful Browser Extensions. Previous tools highlighted in the series include The Great Suspender, EasyBib Tools, and Grammarly. With the entire Hopkinton district…

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Browser Based Writing and Grammar Tool

Saturday, October 31, 2015

This is the sixth installment in the series Exploring Useful Browser Extensions. Previous tools highlighted in the series include The Great Suspender, Clearly, Announcify, EasyBib Tools, and social bookmarking options. Public speaking may…

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Simplifying Citation with a Click in the Browser

Friday, October 16, 2015

This is the fourth installment in the series Exploring Useful Browser Extensions. Previous tools highlighted in the series include The Great Suspender, Clearly, and Announcify. In the academic world, there has…

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Make Your Browser Read to You

Friday, October 9, 2015

This is the third installment in the series Exploring Useful Browser Extensions. Previous tools highlighted in the series include The Great Suspender and Clearly. As more and more…

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Making Your Browser More Reader Friendly

Friday, October 2, 2015

With last week’s introduction the browser extension The Great Suspender received such a positive response it has inspired a short series I am calling Exploring Useful Browser Extensions….

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