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Intro to Google Docs

Docs is Google’s answer to those other office suites. Unlike the word processors from days of yore, Google Docs exists in the cloud so all of your files are accessible from anywhere, at anytime, from any computer or mobile device. Create presentations, spreadsheets, documents, drawings, and forms from the comfort of your favorite browser. Best of all, Google Docs is collaborative, providing a variety of ways to share your creation; even in real time! See what all of the buzz is about, and give Google Docs a chance to change the way you work forever.

Session Time:  10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Room:                E-160B



What content/topics will this session include?

This session is very hands-on!
  • Google Docs Overview & Supporting 21st Century Skills
  • Creating a Google Document, Form & Spreadsheet
  • Sharing & Collaborating
  • Access & Permissions
  • Revision History
  • Upload & Download Docs
  • Comments & IM Feature
  • Creating Collections (folders)
  • Editing Confirmation Message & Notifications
  • Classroom Integration Ideas
  • If time permits...creating self-grading quizzes with Google Forms



Resources

Google Apps You Tube Channel

Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

Google's Google in Education Page

Google and Bloom's Taxonomy - Kathy Schrock







Presenters are from WGTE Educational Resource Center/Educational Technology Agency, Toledo, Ohio

            Betsy Hood                       Charlene Patten
            Director                             Professional Development Coordinator/Ed Tech Specialist  
            betsy_hood@wgte.org    charlene_patten@wgte.org                  



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