Chromebook Tutorials

Parent Night Presentation
Parent Night.pdf

**Please note, you must be signed into the Chromebook with Add User to see these extensions**


Google Translate

View translations easily as you browse the web.

Highlight or right-click on a section of text and click on Translate icon next to it to translate it to your language. Or, to translate the entire page you're visiting, click the translate icon on the browser toolbar.

Learn more about Google Translate at

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Screencastify is a simple video capture software for Chrome.

Screencastify is able to record all screen activity inside a tab, including audio. Just press record and the content of your tab is recorded. It also supports desktop capturing, allowing you to record anything on your screen (not just tabs). As a third option, it allows you to record live action using the Chromebook webcam.

Videos are uploaded to your Google Drive after recording.

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Office 365

Office 365 Mail Checker

Displays the number of unread messages in your Office365 Mail inbox.

Displays the number of unread messages in your Office365 Mail inbox, in both a badge and a notification. You can also click the badge to open your inbox.

Note: Students will need to enter their Office365 email and password.

Email –

Password – normal DAIS password

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Speak It

SpeakIt converts text into speech so you can hear what you read.

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


- First select the text you want it to read.

- Then click the icon to start listening.

- When it is ready to read, the number of sentences is shown on the icon.

- To stop listening at any time click pause

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QR Code Extension

Create a QR code from your current webpage, or scan a QR code using the webcam.

This simple extension generates a QR Code from the URL of the current tab with a single click. The QR Code is displayed inline in a small popup window. Or click "Edit" to customize and save the QR code.

Also, this extension can scan QR codes after camera access has been authorized. 

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