Google Add-ons are "programs" that developers have created to enhance or add components to the Google Application - Docs, Sheets, Forms and now Slides! Each Google application has a menu option within the choices- Add-ons. Under each application users can choose to Get Add-ons or Manage Add-ons and once you have some add-ons you will see them appear under that menu choice as well. ***Many add-ons are made by third party developers and during the review process the add-ons are available. However, you may receive a notice from Google that says "This app isn't verified". If you are confident that the add-on is from a trusted source you can select "advanced" and then choose to go to the add-on. This means that Google hasn't reviewed it, or the developer has made changes that have not been reviewed. You can choose to go on or not install the add-on."***
Google Docs Add-ons
Auto-Latex Equations- This add-on lets you automatically convert every mathematical equation in your document into beautiful latex images! Simply enclose your math equations within $$ ... $$ and click the button in the sidebar, and all of your equations will be rendered in LaTeX!
Doc Chat- Google Docs Chat program that allows you to make groups and chat with friends. Chat program that allows for users to chat with other people on Google Docs, even if they aren't on the same document. It is startup and go, and no verification is necessary. All you need is your Google account. Educators should set clear boundaries about the correct use of this tool.
Doc to Form allows you to quickly and easily create a Google Form from within a Doc. Simply select text and click a button to add your questions. You can choose from a variety of question types - ideal for converting traditional worksheets to Google Forms.
Easy Accents- This Add-on allows users to easily insert accents for different languages directly from a sidebar in their Google Doc. When you click on an accent it will insert the accent, move the cursor in front, then allow you to continue typing without re-clicking.
Easy Bib- The easiest automatic bibliography citation generator is now on Google Docs! Automatically cite books, journal articles, and websites just by entering in the titles or URLs. Format citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, and over 7K other styles. When you're finished creating your bibliography, click Generate Bibliography and it will alphabetize the citations and add them to the end of the paper.
Extensis Fonts- Quickly access and use thousands of fonts from the Google Fonts collection in your documents.
• Select any text and one click applies the font
• Immediate access to entire Google Font collection of over 1200+ fonts
• Large, easy-to-inspect font previews
• Search for fonts by popularity and trending status
• Browse fonts by style
FMath Editor - Professional 'Math Editor' used to insert equations into documents. The Add-on is a professional 'Mathematics Editor' used to build equations and insert the images into documents. The user can easily add variables, constants, operators, fractions, exponents, logarithms, limits, integrals, derivatives and matrix. Also the Editor has a built in Wizard to build complex equation. This will take some practice and perseverance to become comfortable with the tool, but well worth the learning curve.
Full Deck for Google Docs is the easiest way to enhance your documents with the perfect, free-to-use images directly from Unsplash - directly in the Google Docs interface. Unsplash provides one of the world's greatest repositories of high-quality, free-to-use images and pictures from great photographers. No copying and pasting and no need to switch window or tab. Just open the add on, search for the topic you're interested in, then click to insert your chosen picture directly into your document. No login is required.
GradeProof: Proof Reading with AI- Artificially intelligent proofreading for Google Docs. Instantly correct spelling, grammar and phrasing with GradeProof. GradeProof's intelligent algorithms instantly correct and improve your writing. It's the ultimate tool for written perfection. Free Account gives users: Spelling and grammar, Custom dictionary, Basic rephrasing
Highlight Tool - Create and share customized highlighters to highlight text to a separate document. Export the highlighted text to a separate document by sequence or by color. "Highlight Tool" also enables its users to share a set of personalized, self-created highlighters with other users. These allow multiple users (especially teachers and students) to be on the same page and use the same highlighters and guidelines!
JoeZoo Express - Every tool for student, peer and teacher feedback in 1 add-on.
+ Rubric Creator
+ Writing Checkers
+ Commenting Tool
+ Grading Tool
+ Engagement Tracking
Kaizena -All Kaizena feedback features, like voice comments, lessons, and skills, are now available inside Google Docs as a Google Doc Add-on. You will not have to leave Google Docs to record voice comments, add lessons, or track skills. - Highlight and record a voice comment without leaving Google Docs!
- Stop repeating yourself with our Lessons feature, attach repetitive feedback comments to highlights inside a Google Doc
- Track evidence of skills students demonstrate in their Google Docs with our Skills feature
- Students will be able to edit their work immediately after receiving your feedback
- Easier for peers to provide feedback - any Google Doc collaborator can provide feedback!
Lucid Chart- Quickly create and insert flowchart, UML, wireframe, mind map, and more diagrams directly into a Google document. Install now to collaborate with team members and clients on flowcharts, mockups, network diagrams, and more.
Math Type- Type and hand write mathematical notation. Support for chemical notation included. Include math equations in Google Docs with MathType. Making the best of it with handwriting recognition in touch screens. The Add-on is in Beta until June 1st, unknown if the Free Platform will continue.
MindMeister lets you turn any bullet-point list into a visually appealing mind map and insert it into your Google Document. The mind map will include all information covered within the list, with the first point becoming the root topic of the mind map and the rest of the first-level bullet points becoming topics, branching off from the center. Any second-level points are then turned into sub-topics, branching off from their respective parent topics, and so on.
OneLook Thesaurus add-on for Google Docs brings the brainstorming power of OneLook and RhymeZone directly to your editing process. As you're writing a document in Google Docs, just select one of the 6 function buttons to find engaging alternatives, admirable adjectives, rapturous rhymes, and more. The add-on will use the word under your cursor to make the search. You can override this by selecting a word or multi-word phrase in your document explicitly with your mouse, or by typing a word or phrase into the side panel's search box. Click on a result to replace the word at your cursor (or your selection) with the result.
Open Clip-art- Openclipart provides many of the best clipart images available and now you can search and insert them right into your Google Document. With more than 50,000 images in the library you will be able to find that perfect image. Simply choose ClipArt from the add-on menu and use the search box in the ClipArt sidebar to type in what you're looking for. Use the page buttons at the bottom of the add-on to view more clipart.
Orange Slice – Student Rubric- This is the student version of Teacher Rubric. Students are able to review their peer's work, make rubric selections and provide written feedback. The complete bundle of feedback is then presented to the student with a professional appearance.
Orange Slice – Teacher Rubric- Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase your grading productivity and it professionally presents a scored rubric and grade for your students.
Pixabay Free Images- Use this add-on to choose from thousands of striking, beautiful images and insert them in your Google Docs document, all without worrying about copyright. This platform has a variety of Photographic images.
Pro Writing Aide (Free version only checks the first 500 words, could be enough for some of our younger students or a small writing project.) Check your writing for consistency, plagiarism, acronyms, cliches, redundancies, grammar mistakes and more. Of course it checks your grammar but it does much more to help you improve your writing:
- Check for consistency of spelling, hyphenation, and capitalization;
- Eliminate clichés and redundancies;
- Check for plagiarism and unoriginal content;
- Online grammar and spelling checker;
- Improve readability;
- Find overused words;
- Improve dull paragraph structure;
- Find repeated words and phrases;
- Eliminate vague, abstract, and complex words from your writing;
- High quality copy-editing and proofreading services;
Pupil Pref- A simple add-on to change the background color and reduce visual stress. The color options are based on the "Intuitive Overlays". Pupil Pref is designed to allow simple access to the page color option that is in the Page Settings menu of Google Docs. The application provides 16 choices based around the work carried out by Prof Arnold Wilkins and his team at Essex University. Prof. Wilkins and his team are responsible for the "Intuitive Overlays" used by Optometrists. With the add-on(s) installed it is possible to change the background of any document they have created or been provided (via Google Classroom for example).
Reports and Trends for Google Docs/Classroom- Create beautiful reports based on your Google Classroom with an overview of how students are performing in class. Use Google Classroom to send reports to students and parents/guardians. With Reports & Trends for Google Classroom have full control of when and who to email Google Classroom reports to.
Revision Assistant- Provide visual proofreading advice on pieces of writing in Google Docs and export Google Doc comments into an organized table. The software allows proofreading marks, reminiscent of the old school proofreading marks, to be inserted into the page. Proofreading marks are tracked by occurrence on the page. Proofreading marks are categorized into two types: Conventions (blue) and Structure (green).
Rhyme Finder allows you to select words in your document and supplies you with rhyming words in a sidebar. Rhymes can also be approximated with an additional option to find other words that end in the same letters.
SAS Writing Reviser - Revise writing with precision and power using SAS Writing Reviser add-on, free from SAS Curriculum Pathways. Free suite of tools that provides guidance and support throughout the revision stage of the writing process. This add-on provides students with feedback about their writing and enables them to address a range of potential writing problems, including weak verbs, excess prepositional phrases, dangling modifiers, and faulty sentence structure.
Side Study- Teacher Side Study is a complete solution that allows you to create, assign, review, and grade assignments for any subject and age level from elementary to college right from Google Docs. Create a custom assignment using the “Teacher” add-on and then students complete it using the “Student” add-on where, if you choose, they can give and receive help from their classmates. Detailed data on their engagement and answers are sent to a report where you can enter feedback and grades, check for plagiarism, and find out where students need more help. Most importantly, the “Guide on the Side” feature simulates you being there with each student to provide guidance while they answer questions.
Side study Student Add-on –Add Side Study for Students to your Google Docs to complete your Side Study assignments. Follow the instructions shown in the slides to get Side Study for Students. Then, you can open your assignments and complete each question with guidance from your teacher and help from your classmates! Privacy · No teacher or student personal data is collected.
Soundwriter- The Speech Recognition SoundWriter add-on will allow you to use speech recognition to write your Google Docs documents. The Speech Recognition add-on will allow you to use speech recognition to write your Google Docs documents. This add-on uses the Google Web Speech Api giving a high level of assertiveness. And now with PUNCTUATION MARKS.
Speak'd- Speakd, save time reading on google docs, we have done the hard work for you. This will allow students to "listen" to their writing.
- Listen to your Google docs in the background
- Gain insight on reading time
- Sharpen your speaking skills
Styles for Google Docs- This add-on provides twelve additional style sets for your Google Docs. Pick any style set and apply the title, heading, and normal text style to any paragraph or to the entire document at once. This is the easiest way of changing the appearance and style of your text. Apply one of 12 default style sets to your document, change the formatting of any paragraph in a click
Template Gallery- Browse a large gallery of professionally designed templates, including calendars, schedules, invoices, time sheets, budgeting tools, letters, resumes, financial calculators, and more. When you find a template you want to use, click on the Copy to Google Drive button and the add-on will save a copy of the template into the root folder of your Google Drive.
Translate + -Translate+ is an add-on for use with Google docs, which translate foreign language content into your mother language, it support most of popular languages. Try bridge-language function to find out your best translation solution. Users highlight text in the DOC, then select the language on the right they would like the translation in...then the translated words show below in the box on the right. The accurate text may not match perfectly, but this will assist our EL students with comprehension of the English text.
Twitter Curator- The Twitter Curator add-on for Google Docs helps you search, filter and curate tweets right inside your Google documents. Journalists can use the curator to quickly. I am always following TECH CONFERENCES on twitter when I can't attend...I just place the # for the conference and scroll through the posts. Super easy to click and save a tweet with a new tool or tech activity. To get started, sign-in with your existing Twitter account and allow the app to connect to your Twitter account. It uses the API to only fetch tweets around your search queries, but it will never post tweets to your Twitter account. Next enter your search query and it will show the most recent tweets around that topic. Click a tweet to add it to the Google Document. You can search for hash tags, @mentions and all the other Twitter search operators.
UniCheck- Unicheck plagiarism detection software for your GDocs. Check your texts on the go with our plagiarism checker for Google Documents. With the new update, Unicheck highlights similarities, citations, and references right in your text. As usual, all matches are clickable, so you’re able to visit original pages and see the matches highlighted. With the same ultra-accuracy, Unicheck Add-on reviews your texts in 4sec per page. It recognizes citations and references in MLA, APA, Harvard, and other styles.
VeritySpell for Google Docs is an advanced spellchecker that corrects spelling and grammar mistakes in English texts. It is specially designed for people with reading and writing difficulties and dyslexia, but it is well suited for anyone who needs spelling assistance and language support. VeritySpell also comes with a built in English dictionary with definitions, examples and word forms.
Whizkids CAS- Use Wizkids CAS to plot graphs and solve equations with the powerful math tool in your document. Wizkids CAS is a Computer Algebra System that works with Google Docs' built-in equations.
The free version contains:
* Solve equations and plot graphs
* Find numerical and exact solutions
* Simplify and factorize expressions with variables
* Insert results from the sidebar in Google Docs as native Google Docs equations.
* Insert graphs from the sidebar in Google Docs.
Word Cloud Generator- Use this add-on to quickly assess what your emerging theme is, how to best categorize your document, or if it is someone else's document - find out the theme of the document without reading it. Download it with the click of a button. Loads of new features including colorful clouds, downloads in two sizes and your choice of palettes. You also have control over number of words, dropping words and including a word count table in the document.