Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be …
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Useful tips for covering the basics with Google docs.
15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Android and iPad apps for language teachers curated by Juergen Wagner (15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile...
Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
With these tools (many of which are included in this list), students are placed in charge of their learning. They engage in meaningful self-reflection, highlight according to criteria, and use academic language to critique their own work. The shift is significant. With Google tools, I can provide ongoing feedback while my students showcase digital responsibility and revise throughout the writing process.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial on Using Technology in the Elementary Classroom curated by Susie Toso (Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial
"The sharing functionally that Google Drive offers to its users is really an amazing feature.It is ideal for sharing files and documents with students. What is even better is the fact that you can control who sees and edits your files with visibility options and access levels. In today's post, I am going to show you how to use these two features to share documents, files, and folders with your students."