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Google Docs - Clinton Middle School

Review: What can you do with Google Docs?

Docs in Plain English

Discuss/Brainstorm
  • Beyond the Drive - Sharing and Collaborating with Docs
  • Organizing Student Work with Drive
  • Real Time Feedback and the Research Tool

Try It Out

Create and Share a Google Doc with at least one collaborator (could be me - davidchan@clintonwis.com)

Possible Topics:  My Summer Break, The First Day of School, Why _____ is the Best Show on Television


Objectives - Make Sure You Can:

Beginner
  • Try at least 3 of the following:
    • Create a new doc, presentation, spreadsheet
    • File: Rename, Make a Copy, Download as Word or PDF
    • Insert: Image, Link, Equation, Drawing into a Doc/Presentation
    • Tools: Translate, Define, Word Count, Research
    • Table: Insert a Table
    • Use an existing template

Advanced
  • Try at least 1 of the following:
    • Upload to the template gallery
    • Use the comment or discussion feature with a collaborator
    • Use Revision History to restore a previous version
    • Insert a Bookmark on a page
    • Using the Research Tool

Additional Activities (time permitting):


#2: Create and Collaborate on a Presentation
        Topic: 3-5 Slides about your Summer Vacation

#3: (Time Permitting) Sharing Collections - Teacher to Class, Student to Teacher

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Resources

Google Docs TutorialsGoogle Docs Video Tutorials
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.