The Tools: Google Docs

The Crib Sheet: Google Docs


Get Your Feet Wet
Google Docs (Approximately 10 minutes)

Google Docs - A Love Letter (YouTube willing)
What can Google Docs do for students? 
What can Google Docs do for teachers?
What can Google Docs do for your school?

Dive In (30 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. 

Deeper Dive (20 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.

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

10 Tips on Docs from the APPS EDU Training Center

Wrap-Up (5 Minutes)
Question & comments

Google Docs for Apps Training