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Healthy Extensions for Techies

Working on the computer all day can be very tiring; backs begin to ache from slouching, eyes burn from staring at the big bright screen, and fingers cramp up from tireless typing. Luckily there are extensions to prevent the problems that come along with using...

Be More Productive with Focus.me and Writer!

Downloading Focus.me To download Focus.me you must first access the chrome web store . Once here type in the search bar focus.me and hit enter. Focus.me will be the first option under the title ‘Extensions’. Click ‘add to chrome’ and you can begin your experience....

Stay Focused With Turn Off the Lights

Stay Focused with Turn Off the Lights   Turn Off the Lights is an extension in which you can block out the background of any web page or site that has a video. This makes it to where you can focus solely on the video instead of all the background nonsense. It is...

Declutter with Toby

Everyone hates having millions of tabs open at once. It’s super stressful and looks cluttered. Luckily, there's Toby, a useful extension that de-clutters your tabs and organizes them into one page. How to get Toby Click on the link here which will download the...

Out Googling Google

Google is obviously the best search engine out there (sorry Internet Explorer). However, Google can get really frustrating, especially when you just can’t seem to get the right results. So down below are some symbols that will help you make the best out of Google....

New Changes to Google Classroom

Every few months, Google makes changes to its products to improve their functionality and performance. As of August 2017, Google has made six new modifications to the app Google Classroom. Google Classroom is an app that students and teachers alike use throughout the...

Behind the Scenes: Tech Tips Team

What is the Tech Tips Team? The Tech Tips Team, along with all of the other teams within our Chrome Squad, plays a vital role in operating our system.  Have you ever stopped and noticed those helpful and oh-so-informational posters throughout the hallways of our...

You’ll Go Totally Bananas For Picmonkey!

Picmonkey is an app for chrome and desktop that allows you to edit photos and make collages using unique graphic design features. The best part of Picmonkey is that it is completely free to use! (Some features are locked, but you can upgrade to Royale Membership for...

Ace English Class – Get Grammarly!

What on Earth Is Grammarly? You guessed it! Grammarly is an extension that is used to better improve your writing by correcting mistakes in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. This extension is super easy to use, so don’t worry! Let’s get down to business. How do I...

Hour of Code

What is Hour of Code? Hour of code is a worldwide movement that encourages all students to code. It takes place during the Computer Science Education Week. Hour of Code is made for kids and adults alike. Plus, it’s available in over 30 languages, so everyone can...