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The Tool: Google Docs
The Crib Sheet: Google Docs


Google Docs Boulder Erica Hartman

Helpful Tips

Extending Learning Networks Beyond School Walls

Link Library:
3 Getting Started Guides for Beginners
NEW! Educational Spreadsheet Gadgets
Teacher Submitted Docs Ideas
Submit Your Own Templates to Google Docs
How to Make a Self Calculating Survey - Collete Cassinelli
A Great Comparison of all Google Docs components
Official Google  Docs Blog
Google Docs for Educators
Using Google Docs in the Classroom
Google Docs Templates
Digital Toolbox: Google Docs
Read any web document in Google Docs -This extension (download link) lets you read online documents directly in your Google Docs account with a simple right click.
10 Google Forms Ideas for the classroom - provides template copies for each form by Tom Barrett
Using Google Docs in the Classroom: Tips and Tricks
20 Ways To Use Google Docs in the Classroom
Snag a Table of Contents, Dictionary or Thesaurus for your Google Doc
Google Apps Docs Interactive Tutorial
Google Docs Classroom Ideas Wiki
Teach Collaborative Revision with Google Docs
Educator's Guide- Teaching Revision with Google Docs
Esther Wojciki's Docs and Spreadsheets in the Classroom
Google Docs Blog
Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts
Insert Footnotes
Google Wants YOUR Docs Ideas- click here to submit and see examples.
How to Create a Self Grading Quiz Using Google Forms
New! Drawing Tools and Example
Create Children's Books Using Presentations
Research Projects- Putting it all together


Why Use Google Docs?

YouTube Video

Google Docs in Plain English

YouTube Video

Using Google Forms to Create a Quiz

Use Google Forms to Create Quiz


Using Charts in Google Spreadsheets

National Writing Project - How To Use and Set Up Templates for Students

Student Sample:

Google Document

The Activity

Part 1:

How might Google Docs be valuable to you in your role as an educator?

  • In a team of 3 to 5 participants, create a doc, spreadsheet, or presentation to illustrate your answer. Each team member should use a "signature color."
  • Share the file with everyone on the team as a collaborator.
  • Publish the file and share the URL with the Instructor (
Part 2: Please fill in this form:

Who Are We GWE Rutgers

Part 3: Create your own form!