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  • 1.FRE E T E C H 4 T E A C HER S . C O M Google Documents for Teachers What teachers need to know to get started usingGoogle Documents in their classrooms. " A free guide from Richard Byrne and Free Technology for Teachers.FreeTech4Teachers.comThe benefits of using Google Documents.Page 2Creating a Google AccountPages 3-6Creating, sharing, and publishing documents. Pages 7-16Creating, sharing, and publishing presentations. Pages 17-29Creating and publishing forms to collect information.Pages 30-35Creating self-grading multiple choice quizzes. Pages 35-39About the author.Page 40License & ReusePage 40FreeTech4Teachers.com! 1

2. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O M Google DocumentsDocuments, Presentations, Forms, and SpreadsheetsGoogle Documents is my preferred word processing tool. For the last ve years Ive createdroughly 90% of all of my documents in Google Docs. Google Documents offers manybenets for teachers and students. When you create and or store les in your GoogleDocuments account, those les are available through any computer with an Internetconnection. This means that you dont have to send le attachments to yourself via email,carry a ash drive, or worry about le compatibility.The collaboration options in Google Documents makes it a great tool for editing yourstudents writing as well as making it a great tool for peer-editing. Students can sharedocuments with your or with each other. Once a document is shared comments andsuggested edits can be placed in the margins of the document.Files (documents, presentations, spreadsheets) that you create in Google Documents can bepublished to the web directly from your Google Documents account. Rather than running offpaper copies of a document, post that document to the web through Google Docs. If youhave a course blog or website you can post the link to your document for students to view.Google Forms (a part of Google Documents) can be used to create and post short quizzesonline. Forms can be embedded into blogs and websites or simply posted online as stand-alone pages. When students complete the quiz all of their responses are captured in aspreadsheet for easy viewing and grading. An advanced feature in Google Forms is theoption to create a self-grading multiple choice/ true or false assessment.To use Google Documents you need a Google account. The next pages will walk you throughcreating a Google account and get you started using Google Documents.2! FreeTech4Teachers.com 3. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O M Getting Started -Creating a Google AccountFreeTech4Teachers.com! 3 4. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O M Getting Started -Creating a Google Account Your mobile telephone number or alternate email address will be used if you ever forget the password for your Google account. If you are going to have a group of a dozen or more people try to register for Google accounts at the same time in the same place, mobile telephone numbers will be needed to verify that real people are registering for accounts. That is a spam protection that Google has in place. If youre requiring that students in your course(s) have Google accounts, consider having them create their accounts as a homework assignment.4! FreeTech4Teachers.com 5. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O M Getting Started -Creating a Google AccountFreeTech4Teachers.com! 5 6. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGetting Started - Creating a Google Account Now that you have created a Google account you can use any of the free products and services that Google offers. Their featured services are listed in the header of the Google.com homepage. Use the more drop-down menu to access the other products and services Google offers. If you know the URL of a service you can access it by entering it into your browsers address bar. For example, Google Documents can be found at http:// docs.google.com6! FreeTech4Teachers.com 7. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing DocumentsCreate a new document in Google Documents: Step 1FreeTech4Teachers.com!7 8. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O M Google Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing Documents8!FreeTech4Teachers.com 9. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing DocumentsFreeTech4Teachers.com!9 10. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, andPublishing Documents10!FreeTech4Teachers.com 11. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing DocumentsFreeTech4Teachers.com!11 12. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, andPublishing Documents12!FreeTech4Teachers.com 13. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing DocumentsFreeTech4Teachers.com!13 14. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, andPublishing Documents14!FreeTech4Teachers.com 15. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, and Publishing DocumentsFreeTech4Teachers.com!15 16. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, andPublishing Documents16!FreeTech4Teachers.com 17. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 17 18. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations18! FreeTech4Teachers.com 19. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 19 20. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations20! FreeTech4Teachers.com 21. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 21 22. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations22! FreeTech4Teachers.com 23. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 23 24. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations24! FreeTech4Teachers.com 25. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 25 26. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations26! FreeTech4Teachers.com 27. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 27 28. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating, Sharing, andPublishing Presentations28! FreeTech4Teachers.com 29. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating, Sharing, and Publishing PresentationsFreeTech4Teachers.com! 29 30. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating and PublishingForms to Collect Information30! FreeTech4Teachers.com 31. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating and Publishing Forms to Collect InformationFreeTech4Teachers.com! 31 32. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating and PublishingForms to Collect Information32! FreeTech4Teachers.com 33. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating and Publishing Forms to Collect InformationFreeTech4Teachers.com! 33 34. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating and PublishingForms to Collect Information34! FreeTech4Teachers.com 35. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating and Publishing Forms to Collect InformationFreeTech4Teachers.com! 35 36. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating and PublishingForms to Collect Information36! FreeTech4Teachers.com 37. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating and Publishing Forms to Collect InformationFreeTech4Teachers.com! 37 38. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle DocumentsCreating and PublishingForms to Collect Information38! FreeTech4Teachers.com 39. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MGoogle Documents Creating and Publishing Forms to Collect InformationFreeTech4Teachers.com! 39 40. F R E E T E C H 4 T E A C H E R S . C O MAbout the AuthorRichard Byrne is a Google Certied Teacher and authorof the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers.Free Technology for Teachers received the EdublogsAward for Best Resource Sharing Blog in 2008, 2009,2010, and 2011.In 2010 Richard was a nalist for ACTEM TechnologyEducator of the Year.Richard has spoken at numerous conferences andschools in North America and Europe. If you would likehelp implementing the use of Google Apps in yourschool, please contact Richard.Contact Richard Byrnerichardbyrne@freetech4teachers.comTwitter.com/rmbyrneGoogle Voice 1-207-619-3291Licensing and ReuseThis work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 444 Castro Street, Suite 900,Mountain View, California, 94041, USA.You may download and print this document for personal, non-commercial use. If you wishto distribute this document in print or digital form for a professional developmentworkshop, please contact Richard Byrne.40! FreeTech4Teachers.com