A Teacher's Favs
About this Collection
These are 40 extensions "ish" I use at school on a daily basis that aid in effective teaching. A classroom, students, and schools will benefit from using these.
37 Add-ons in this Collection
The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites.
Collector's Note I download everything I use in class because you never know when the internet is going to go lag or disconnect due to network difficulties.
DownThemAll! by Nils Maier, Federico Parodi, others
The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
Collector's Note If you need a more advanced download manager than Firefox provides natively and you do not want to install extra desktop software, this is the one for you!
Greasemonkey by Anthony Lieuallen, Aaron Boodman, others
LastPass, an award-winning password manager, saves your passwords and gives you secure access from every computer and mobile device.
Collector's Note Lifesaver! Enough said!
Never be annoyed by a Flash animation again! Blocks Flash so it won't get in your way, but if you want to see it, just click on...
Collector's Note Control what plays and what does not play-Unfiltered web can be unpredictable and sometimes disastrous for the teacher. This allows a measure of control over that unpredictability.
Displays a country flag depicting the location of the current website's server and provides a multitude of tools such as site safety checks, whois, translation, similar sites, validation, URL shortening, and more...
Collector's Note Intersting sometimes to know where the site is that you are visiting.
Direct access to your most visited websites
Collector's Note Useful and flexible tool to visually get where you want to go quick.
Use the Evernote Web Clipper to save things you see on the web into your Evernote account.
Collector's Note Very handy and well known. There is a free version and a paid version, but the free version allows for heavy normal use-I've never had want yet of the paid version.
Dark theme for Firefox. Inspired by the night launch of STS-116.
Collector's Note Sharp contrast for ultimate visual experience and easy concentration on what's important.
Visual bookmarks for Firefox. (Works with all latest versions of Firefox)
Collector's Note Similar to the "Speed Dial" add-on. Worth trying to decide which you like better, but I would not use them both.
AddThis for Firefox is the best add-on to make sharing and bookmarking simple. Have all your favorite web 2.0 social networking, bookmarking, blogging, and e-mail services at your fingertips. Share any page, anytime, with anyone.
Collector's Note Another quick sharing tool or in my case, backup tool!
URL Fixer fixes common typos in URLs entered in the address bar. It will fix errors like "google.con" or "youtube,com". You have the option of being asked to confirm corrections before they are applied.
Collector's Note For those of us who don't have the time or the extra patience to spend on typos.
Shareaholic is the easiest way to share & bookmark great content from anywhere on the web from one simple ALL-IN-ONE add-on. Works with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, LinkedIn, E-mail and 200+ additional services.
Collector's Note Back it up! Share knowledge!
AutoPager automatically loads next pages when you reach the end of a page. It works on a ton of sites,Google,Yahoo..
It works well with most other add-ons adblock plus, WOT and most of the greasemonkey scripts.
You can also try AutoPagerLite.
Collector's Note I cannot say enough about how much this extension has changed my life! No more clicking through pages on search results....Endless pages of results, no clicking!
Wired-Marker(http://www.wired-marker.org/en/) is a permanent (indelible) highlighter that you use on Web pages. The highlighter, which comes in various colors and styles, is a kind of electronic bookmark that serves as a guide when you revisit a Web ...
Collector's Note Another add-on on my list of things to try to integrate the coming school year.
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