Google Docs

Google Docs Tutorials: Google Docs Video Tutorials NEW!

The Tool: Google Docs

The Crib Sheet: Google Docs

YouTube Community Channel

Overview of the Apps

Resources for Teachers:
The Google Docs Blog is also valuable for picking up the latest tips, tricks, and new features.

GWE Porter Gaud - Docs

Links for More Learning:

Translate Your Doc to Another Language
Snag a Table of Contents, Dictionary or Thesaurus for your Google Doc
Teach Collaborative Revision with Google Docs
Educator's Guide- Teaching Revision with Google Docs
Insert Footnotes
New! Drawing Tools
Create Children's Books Using Sites and Drawing Tools Example 1     Example 2
Research Projects- Putting it all together
Submit videos about what you're doing or tutorials on our video submission form.
Upload Folders to Google Docs with Cyberduck

NEW! Educational Spreadsheet Gadgets
Esther Wojciki's Docs and Spreadsheets in the Classroom
50 Google Chart Tricks
Huge List of Functions for Spreadsheets
GCT Kern Kelly's Cool Spreadsheet tricks!
Pivot Tables are cool - using this template for testing it out.

Self Grading Quiz Templates and the How To by Google Apps Certified Trainer, Tim Lee.

You MUST watch the free webinar  by Google Certified Trainers Kevin Brookhouser & Tim Lee
about the advanced features available in forms and spreadsheets

Grading Quizzes Made Easy:

A Math Teacher uses Presentations to teach Calculus

10 Google Forms for the Classroom
How to Make a Self Calculating Survey - Collete Cassinelli
Step by Step on Creating a self-grading quiz
How to Create a Self Grading Quiz Using Google Forms

Quickly Create New Google Documents with a Shortcut or Hotkey
Tips & Tricks- Sharing Google Docs Like a Pro
3 Getting Started Guides for Beginners
A Great Comparison of all Google Docs components
Digital Toolbox: Google Docs
10 Google Forms Ideas for the classroom - 
Using Google Docs in the Classroom: Tips and Tricks
20 Ways To Use Google Docs in the Classroom
Google Docs Classroom Ideas Wiki
Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts
Google Wants YOUR Docs Ideas- click here to submit and see examples.
Check out the new grading system:


A District Administrator Talk About Google Docs and the impact on the classic research paper
Interview with Special Educator on using Google Docs
Sample Permission Slip for Google Apps for Education (includes Docs and other Web 2.0 tools)

Bronx, NY Middle School, CIS 339 Uses Google Apps as "glue" for school. 
Check out how they use Google Docs


Examples of how Google Spreadsheets, Presentations, Forms and Drawings Has Made Educational Life More Efficient:
  • Spreadsheets- Working on CSTs together - moving students, splitting classes; 504s; Evaluations timeline; Working with counselors on credit deficiencies;
  • Presentations - ELAC Presentation (used in conjunction with Google Translate); Staff meetings
  • Forms - Surveys; Transcript Requests; Extra-curricular sign-ups; Bulletin announcements
  • Drawings - Graphic organizers for staff meetings

Think Presentations isn't robust enough?  Check this out: