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In the world of a teacher, time is the commodity that we can’t seem to get enough of. We’re always looking for ways to get extra minutes in our day, especially writing teachers. Imagine having to grade or review 120 papers. How long will it take you? You need tools to give you time back. Enter the Checkmark Chrome extension by EdTechTeam.

Checkmark was developed by the fine folks at EdTechTeam to help writing teachers reclaim a small part of their lives. Once you have the extension installed, it’s simply a matter of highlighting text and clicking a button to leave a comment for students.

How to Install & Use the Checkmark Chrome Extension by EdTechTeam

Head over to the Checkmark site or visit the Chrome Web Store and search for “Checkmark”

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Once at the web store, click the “Add to Chrome” button

Accept the terms

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See the Checkmark logo at the top of your Chrome browser, along with the rest of your extensions

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Open a Google Doc and highlight text

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Choose one of the buttons and click to insert immediate feedback for students

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That’s it! You’re well on your way to reclaiming time and helping your students become better writers with just a few clicks of the mouse.

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