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Google Classroom: Project Ideas and Classroom Suggestions for Using Google Docs

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Overview

If you tend to think of Google Docs as simply a free word processing tool, you are missing out on some great learning activities and ways to use it in your classroom. Awesome when used on its own, Docs is particularly useful when paired with Google Classroom. Docs can be used to share work, manage assignments, communicate information, create a variety of collaborative learning projects, and more. Join Google Certified Innovator Dr. Sarah Thomas as she examines features that will take Docs to the next level. In addition to sharing a number of ways in which you might use Docs in Google Classroom, Sarah will explore helpful features and provide suggestions that can make your job easier, such as voice typing, add-ons, and a trick to create shareable templates of your documents with colleagues or students.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Monday, April 20, 2020 @ 4:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Google Intermediate
Tags: add ons, collaboration, communication, Google Docs, projects, sharing, templates, time-saving tools

Reviews (45)

Full Member
 
Some nice info, but this felt less polished than many other webinars from SimpleK12. I wouldíve liked to see how the voice comment add-on worked, but because it hadnít been set up all she could do was tell us how awesome it is once you do the setup.

For people who want to have parents be able to see info about assignments without being in the class, check out Guardian emails- Google automatically sends an email around once a week with whatís happened in class or what is coming up. Theyíre amazingly helpful and super easy to set up, and you donít have to share the assignments with the parents.
Full Member
+4
 
Awesome! You share very valuable info.
Please continue to share:)
Basic Member
 
Thank you for the information for using google docs. Very informative
 
Can't wait to try some of the things I just learned...Thanks!
Basic Member
 
Helpful ideas, thank you.
 
Thanks, I'll give it a try.
 
I really liked learning about using the voice feature for typing. This is something I will share with my students and will be a great help.
Full Member
 
Great variety of informaiton.
Full Member
 
I found this live webinar to be very helpful. Great information.
Basic Member
 
Fast paced, the presenter was really good, I just wish some of the questions had been answered on the side bar.
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