Google Docs

Lead Learner: Chris Bell @cbell619

The Tools: Google Docs

The Crib Sheet: Google Docs


Get Your Feet Wet
Google Docs (Approximately 20 minutes)

What is Google Docs?
What can Google Docs do for students? 
What can Google Docs do for teachers?
What can Google Docs do for your school?

Dive In (60 minutes)

Activity 1
Pair up with a partner. One partner will create a new document, share it with your partner
& You will then use the document to collaborate at the same
Try and come up with 5 different ways you can use Docs in your classroom, school, 
or district to "go green" and reduce copying, ink & paper. 

Break - (10 min)

Deeper Dive (30 minutes)
Activity 3: Create a Form You Can Use Immediately
For this task, your objective is create one form that you can implement immediately
in your classroom or office to (1) reduce waste (2) save time and (3) collect feedback
or information. 

Steps in the process:
  1. Create a new form. 
  2. Select the appropriate question types.  
  3. Apply a theme of your choice.
  4. Test your form out. Get at least ten people to respond to your form. 
  5. Use Form > Show summary of responses to get a quick overview of
    how people responded. 
  6. Sort by a few different response choices.

Template Gallery (If enough time)

Top 10 Tips from the Google Apps 
EDU Training Center (10 minutes)

10 Tips on Docs from the APPS EDU Training Center

Taking Google Docs to the Next Level (20 Minutes)
Google Docs Mail Merge using Scripts
Self-Grading Assessments
  • Take a test
  • Quick and Easy IF Formulas for Self-Grading Assessments
    Screencast by Dr. Mark Wagner
AutoFill & GoogleLookup

Question & comments

Google Docs for Apps Training

Subpages (1): Sample Forms