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Google Docs/Drive




Agenda

(10) Intros/Open - What can you do with Google Docs?
(15) Test Driving Drive - Creating, Sharing, and Collaborating (Docs and Folders)
(15) Extras - Inserting, Publishing, and More
(10) Activity 
(15) Presentations
(15) Activity


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
    • Use the Research Tool to include images with citations

Additional Activities (time permitting):


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

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

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Resources

Google Docs TutorialsGoogle Docs Video Tutorials

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

Links for More Learning
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
Google Docs Classroom Ideas Wiki
Google Wants YOUR Docs Ideas- click here to submit and see examples.