Tech Tip Tuesday: Print Friendly and PDF

by Kristie Burk, DASD Coordinator of Cyber and Blended Learning

Thank you to Dosie Rutkowski, blended English teacher at Downingtown East and West, for today’s useful tech tip.

She showed me a great Google extension (with a not-so-great name) called “Print Friendly and PDF.”

Add the extension to your Chrome browser. When you find a website that you’d like to print out or to make into a pdf, you click on the extension. It will remove all of the ads, navigation, and other unnecessary material.

The best part of this extension, however, is that it lets you easily pick material that you want to delete.  Does the page have an image that may not be age-appropriate? You can delete it. Have a paragraph that you don’t need your students to read? Delete it.  You can even make the text larger, which is useful for students who may have visual impairments.

Do you have a technology tool that you think others would find useful? Let us know at


One comment

  1. I am so excited about this! So many times I’d like to use some information from certain sites for my first graders, but it becomes unusable with ads or unnecessary information. Can’t wait to try it!


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