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Training for Google Apps extension - New to Google Apps? This is a Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons to get you up and running fast with Google Apps. 

Chrome Browser and Extensions 

Chrome extensions are mini programs you can add to your Google Chrome browser that add extra features. They can be found and downloaded at the Chrome Web Store. A few popular Chrome extensions are listed below, but feel free to explore the store on your own to find what you're looking for.

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Google Drive Add-Ons

Google Drive Add-Ons are extra features you can add to your Google Drive creations (documents, sheets, and forms) on a computer (not mobile device). They can be found when you have a document, spreadsheet, or form open within the "Add-ons" option in the menu bar. A few popular Drive add-ons are listed below, but feel free to explore on your own to find what you're looking for.
  • Google Docs Add-Ons 
    • Doc to Form (quickly create a Google Form from a Google Doc with questions)
    • Easy Accents (open a sidebar to quickly insert accented characters into your Doc) 
    • EasyBib (bibliography and citation generator, formats in MLA, APA, and Chicago style) 
    • Extensis Fonts (quickly access and use thousands of fonts in your documents)
    • FMath Editor (insert equations and math type into document)
    • g(Math) (create graphs and plotting points, write complex math directly in your Google Doc) 
    • Kaizena Shortcut (add audio comments to students' docs)
    • Lucidchart Diagrams (create and insert flowcharts, mindmaps, and more) 
    • MindMeister (instantly convert bullet-point list into a mind map) 
    • Open Clip Art (insert clip art images into your document) 
    • Table of Contents (automatically creates table of contents in the sidebar that can be clicked through for easy document navigation) 
    • Template Gallery (save time by using professionally designed documents) 
    • Texthelp Study Skills (highlighting tool)
    • Word Cloud Generator
  • Google Sheets Add-Ons 
    • autoCrat (mail merge tool that creates PDFs or shared documents from spreadsheet data) 
    • Doctopus (teacher-built tool for scaffolding, managing, organizing, and assessing student projects) 
    • Flubaroo (helps you quickly grade and analyze online assignments and assessments (Google Forms) as well as email scores to students) 
    • Remove Duplicates (quickly find duplicates and move, delete, or highlight them)
    • Template Gallery (save time by using professionally designed spreadsheets) 
  • Google Forms Add-Ons 
    • Advanced Summary (advanced summary or responses for Google Form data generates charts and filters)
    • Choice Eliminator 2 (eliminates one option from a multiple choice, list, or checkbox question after the teacher takes the quiz for the answer key) 
    • formLimiter (shuts off a Google Form after a max number of responses or at a date and time) 
    • Form Publisher (turn Google Forms data into Docs, Sheets, Slides, or a PDF - then share it by email or save it in Drive)

Google Search

Google Search Tips

  • Use Google as a bubble level on your phone or iPad.  Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type bubble level, and tilt your device.
  • Use Google as a calculator. Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type math equation and =, and see the answer. 
  • Use Google to check the weather. Go to Google or click in the omnibox and type "weather" (it should automatically detect your zip code and display results).
  • Use Google as a dictionary. Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type "define: [word]," and it will show you the definition. 
  • Use Google to set a timer. Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type "timer 5 minutes," and it will start for you. 
  • Use Google as a unit converter. Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type what you want converted (ex. 16 ounces), and choose the output unit. 
  • Use Google as a world clock. Go to Google or click in the omnibox, type "time in [country/city/time zone]," and see the current time.