11 great chrome extensions for students

Get the Full StoryIn a student s tech toolbox, Chrome extensions can be an invaluable player expanding the capabilities of their browser to do everything from check their grammar to keep distractions at bay.

Here are some expert-recommended Chrome extensions for students.


RescueTime, also a great app for iOS and Android, tells students exactly how much time they re spending in the active tab or window of Chrome or a ChromeOS device. It categorizes the sites they visit and rates them from very productive to very distracting. It tracks what you re doing, and it will block sites that you don t want to access, so it won t distract you, said Christine Elgersma, a former teacher and senior editor of social media and learning resources at Common Sense Media, which has rated Chrome extensions for students. Read more...More about Education, Culture, Kids, and Work Life