Some useful add-ons for Google Slides for teachers and educators – ABOUT MAG 2020

A few months ago, Google made it possible for third-party developers to create and share add-ons to be used in Google Slides, after being exclusive to Docs and Sheets. Since then, the Slides complementary store has witnessed the addition of several interesting extensions. We have already collected the collections and selected the titles below. These are add-ons that you can use to create visually attractive slides. From pre-made templates to the design of interactive presentations to the ability to easily access and insert HD images on your slides, the add-ons below are worth trying out. Check them out and share your comments with us.

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1- Pear Deck

Provides access to a wide variety of pre-created templates for creating interactive presentations. You can add assessments and training questions to your slides and track student performance live.

2- Toolbox Slides

‘It allows you to reduce clicks on repeated tasks and provides resources for organizing and unifying data in Google Slides’.

3- Lucidchart diagrams for slides

‘Add visual aids to any presentation: spice up your slides with Lucidchart diagrams to keep your audience engaged, clarify any concept and make your message stick. With the Lucidchart Diagrams for Google slides add-on, instead of exporting the diagram to slides, you can insert it directly from within the Google environment. This add-on works like our Google Sheets and Docs add-ons. “

4- Paletti

‘Paint your slides with the click of a button! Inspiring color palettes to save and edit or create your own. 200 palettes are pre-loaded and ready to use, courtesy of ‘

5- Unsplash Pictures

‘Insert free HD photos from Unsplash easily into any Slides presentation … People from around the world contribute high-resolution, world-class photos that can be used free of charge for anything. Spotless photos serve as inspiration for designers, artists, writers, opinion leaders and creatives around the world. “

6- Mathematical equations

‘Mathematical equations allows you to take your typographic languages ​​and convert them into images for use within the slide show. Other features include the ability to reload an image of the equation and make changes and resubmit to your presentation. “
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Paula Fonseca