The Chrome browser is a powerful and intuitive window to the internet, most of the power of this tool though is when you access it logged in using your Wolf Creek credentials. When logged in your Chrome browser will:
Google Apps - Google Apps are links to specific sites and resources that perform specific functions appearing as cloud based programs. Once you add an app to your Chrome account you will find it in your apps page. You will find this page in the top left hand corner of your Chrome window, it will appear as a multi-color grid.
Google Extensions - Google Extensions are small pieces of programming that when added to your Chrome browser add specific functionality to your browser experience. You will find your extensions in the the top right hand corner of your Chrome window at the end of your address bar(omnibox).
*NOTE - You must be signed into your Chrome Browser to use all of these tools, scroll to the top of this page to access support on how you log into your Chrome browser.
|To find/add apps & extensions to your Google Chrome account head to the Google Chrome Webstore, Thre you will be and to search and find all apps and extensions. Almost all apps and extensions are free and can be easily added by clicking on the 'Add to Chrome ' button.|
|Lucidchart for Education is a web-based diagramming tool that makes drawing diagrams fast and easy. Students can work individually on assignments or with an unlimited number of other classmates to create and edit diagrams in real time -- great for group projects.|
|GeoGebra is a free dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package.|
|WeVideo makes video editing easy for everyone and accessible from anywhere. It is a cloud based video editing tool that allows users to upload, collaborate on, share and publish online. Wolf Creek users have access to upgraded accounts where applied.|
|Remind offers teachers a free, safe and simple way to instantly text students and parents. Teachers can send or schedule reminders, assignments, homework, assessments, or motivational messages directly to students' and parents' phones.|
|PearDeck lets students interact with your presentation from any device. Transform existing Google Slides, PPTs or PDFs into interactive presentations, or choose to build your presentation from scratch. Add in temperature checks, formative assessments, discussion prompts, diagnostics, or exit tickets.|
|Nearpod enables teachers, schools and districts, to use their tablets/Google Chromebooks to manage content on students' mobile devices. It seamlessly combines interactive presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.|
|PowToon lets you create awesome presentations and animated videos. PowToon features an easy “Drag and Drop” user interface, pre-designed templates, and a variety of style libraries. Each “slide” is treated as a scene in the storyline of your presentation or video. Drag and drop characters and props onto your slide then assign it an animation.|
|Mic Note is an audio recorder + notepad, 2 in 1 tool. ☛ If you are looking for a voice recorder and still want to take notes in the same time, you are right here.|
|NoRedInk is an adaptive learning tool that helps students improve their grammar and writing skills.|
|Newsela publishes daily news articles from leading publications like The Washington Post, Scientific American, and The Guardian at 5 reading levels from grades 2 – 12 to drive gains in literacy.|
|Dynamic Periodic Table provides dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation states, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, and instant search.|
|Daum Equation Editor allows you to edit mathematicalformulas quickly and easily expressed in your Chrome browser|
|MyON With access to thousands of award-winning digital books, the myON app lets readers download titles for offline, anywhere reading. Use the myON app to complete your personalized reading experience! The app can be used to complement the myON website. Use the app when you want to read books online through myON, but don't have reliable Internet access. Simply connect your myON account to the app when you are online, and select the books you'll want to read later.|
|Pickatale Education doesn’t have to be boring. It should be fun! Pickatale was made to improve children’s reading skills, to help them learn about animals, cultures, historical figures and more, and to have fun learning through reading storybooks. We currently have 160+ interactive stories in English!|
|ScootPad ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. ScootPad uses adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization and gamification to deliver personalized learning for each student.|
|Fluency Tutor for Google helps busy teachers bring struggling readers up to speed.
Great for time-stretched teachers, Fluency Tutor for Google makes reading aloud more fun and satisfying for students who need extra support. It’s a big help for struggling and reluctant readers, as well as students learning English as a second language.
- Friendly dashboard interface for teachers and students
- Teachers can choose from hundreds of existing reading passages based on content, lexile level or reading age
- Teachers can also create their own passages from web pages, docs or other content
- Students can create reading passages from almost any web page
- Share passages with individual students, or with the entire class using the Google Classroom 'share' button
- Passages appear in student's Google Drive
- Students can read and record assigned reading passages whenever and wherever it suits them
- Extra help is provided including text-to-speech, dictionary, picture dictionary and translate tools - Quick Score gives immediate feedback to students without the need for full assessment
|Scrible Student Edition scrible Edu is a free upgrade for students and educators using scrible. scrible Edu builds on and extends scrible’s powerful free research features by adding these sweet free writing features: * 1-Click Citations * 1-Click Bibliographies * Google Drive integration * scrible Writer Google Docs Add-on|
|Lumin Highlight, edit and sign PDF files from your browser! Lumin PDF allows you to share and edit PDF files in real-time. With Lumin PDF you can: - Highlight and underline text - Erase blocks of text - Add digital signatures - Rotate and remove individual pages - Draw lines and shapes and much more!|
Problem: Files downloaded from Chrome may not be in a secure location.
Solution: Change the default Download folder.