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From the Chrome for Education - Technical Planning Guide (18 page .pdf)


Recommended Educational Apps

  • 3D Ti — Create beautiful 3D Models in fun and interactive environment
  • Audiotoo — Powerful online music production studio. Apply sound effects and record your own voice and instruments.
  • BioDigital Huma — The BioDigital Human is a 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments. Explore the body in 3D!
  • Biteslid — Biteslide is the easy and engaging way to make school projects more creative.
  • ChemReference: Periodic Tabl — Periodic Table at your fingertips Desmos Graphing Calculator — Graph multiple functions in vivid color and watch them update as you type
  • Diig — Collaborative research platform with social bookmarking, web annotation, tagging, and group-based collaboration
  • EasyBi — Research management platform where students learn to avoid plagiarism, organize notes, and analyze work
  • Empower300 — Learning solutions that accelerate reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing and test performance
  • Geogebr – Geometry, algebra, calculus, and statistics with thousands of free interactive worksheets in more than 50 languages
  • Glogster EDU — Collaborate to express creativity through creation of posters with videos, graphics, sounds
  • GoAnimat — Create animations with characters, camera, import music, sound effects, record dialogues and more
  • IE for Google Chrom — Internet Explorer for Chrome InstraGro — It’s a research engine that lets you learn about any topic. A graphical concept map shows you how important ideas connect.
  • Khan Academ — With over 3,100 videos from math to physics, finance, and history get to learn what you want, when you want
  • Little Alchem — Start with four basic elements, then mix and match them to create more and more awesome things.
  • Lucid Char — Collaborate real time on flowcharts, venn diagrams, mind maps, and other diagrams
  • Maps: Google Maps — Find local business information, directions, and street-level imagery around the world with Google Maps.
  • MindMeiste — Mind mapping app that raises student achievement through brainstorming and real-time collaboration OpenClas — Learning platform though which you can deliver all types of content
  • Pixlr Edito — Photo editor with layers, adjustment tools, and filters that lets you manipulate entire images or individual pixels
  • Pixton Comic Maker EDU — Create comics with characters, speech bubbles, background, images, voice-over and more
  • PowToon Edu – PowToon lets you create awesome presentations and animated videos
  • RSS: Feedl — Feedly is a news reader for creative minds. Seamless migration from Google Reader.
  • Shakespeare’s Monologues — Provides quick access from Chrome’s New Tab page to the Shakespeare’s Monologues site. Search and/or browse for monologues.
  • Slide Rocket — Create, collaborate and share amazing presentations.
  • Study Blue — Make flashcards and store class notes. Study online for effective, productive learning.
  • Stupeflix — Turn photos, videos, text and music into beautiful videos that tell meaningful stories.
  • SumoPaint — Tune photos, create drawings, browse and remix images from others – it’s a fun way to share inspiration.
  • Typing Club — Practice typing skills and track performance through an admin interface
  • Vernier Data Share — Using low-cost sensors and interfaces, students collect data in real-time for data analysis
  • WeVideo — Professional level video editor for students and teachers to collaborate, create and share video stories
  • This list was originally generated by Chrome’s Apps Pack for Education.

From Mrs. Bowlin's Weebly site

A Simple Way to Add Educational Apps
If you are looking to add apps, a simple way is to choose from the "pre-approved" list of educational apps provided within the management console. Under Chrome Management / User Settings scroll down to "Pre-installed Apps and Extensions". Click on "Manage pre-installed apps". You will see the window shown below.

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Pre-installed Apps



Next, click on Elementary School, Middle School, or High School to see a list of recommended apps for each level. Below is a portion of the list for High School.


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None of these are installed until you choose to install them. For each app simply click on Add to schedule that app for installation. The image below shows what I have chosen to install on our high school Chromebooks.


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These apps will be available to any high school student when they login to their account on any Chromebook.

Your are certainly not limited to the apps listed. You can search the Chrome Web Store for additional apps to install.

Chrome OS Education Packs


Portions of this page were provided by Dave Tchozewki (dave@jpsonline.org)