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.
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
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