Most of us use Google Docs and Google Sheets Google Drive in our daily lives, whether it’s developing a project plan or completing an assignment. It is with built-in features, but we may need many other features which were not associated with Google Drive by default. To achieve these features, we have Google Drive add-ons. These add-ons add additional functionality to what Google Docs and Sheets currently do and can be very useful for teachers, offices, education, and students.
Best Google Drive Add-ons for Google Docs and Google Sheets
Add-ons for Google Drive are like extensions for Google Chromium. They offer additional features to make things easier for you. In this article, I will show you the top 5 add-ons for Google Drive and you can get the most out of them.
To add an add-on to your Google Doc or Google Sheet, go to “Additional modules» section and click on «Get add-ons”. Find add-ons and add them to your Google Docs and Spreadsheets.
1. EasyBib Bibliography Creator
This would be very useful when preparing a research paper on Google Docs. It is essential to add the bibliography at the end of the research document to avoid problems of plagiarism. Thus, creating bibliographies using EasyBib is very easy. Just type the text or enter the URL and it cites books, websites and journal articles and generates a bibliography entry. You can format your citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, and many more styles.
2. Uber Conference
Uber Conference lets you have an audio conference with up to 10 people while you’re on Google Docs. Just invite the people you want and you can start the conference with all of them in 10 seconds. It also has the function of recording the conference, so that you can listen to it later whenever you want. It’s really easy and you can start the conference call without leaving your Google Docs.
3. Map sheets
Mapping Sheets will add a Google map of specified locations in Google Sheets. Prepare the Google spreadsheet with a list of contacts and locations and trigger this add-on. Hooray! You will see the Google map with these places marked in seconds. This would be very helpful when planning a location and listing the place you want to visit.
LucidChart helps you create flowcharts, flowcharts, diagrams, and more. If you want to present something in a flow, for example to explain the hierarchy or create a step-by-step plan, LucidChart helps you create charts. It would also help students to create flowcharts.
Flubaroo is the add-on that works with Goggle Sheets. It lets you analyze student grades and performance based on the multiple-choice questions they answer. You can even email student responses and grade them directly from Google Sheets. First, you will create multiple question assignment in Google Forms and details like score, student name and email address are mentioned in Google Sheets.
Once students submit their answers, these fields will be saved in Google Sheets and grades and correct answers will be sent to students as emails. All of these assessments are done using Flubaroo in Google Sheets and are a very useful addition for teachers.
Here are some of the best add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets. What is your favorite add-on and would you like to add more to the list? Please share with us through the comments.