Getting the Most of Google Forms in your Classroom

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Come learn the many ways that you can use Google Forms in your classroom. Whether it is with students, parents, or other teachers, you’ll find lots of practical ways to implement forms. We’ll also share tips and tricks to look like a Google Forms guru!

Attendees should be able to answer these questions after attending this session:
1. How do I create a Google form?
2. What are some practical uses of forms for my classroom/campus?
3. How can I enhance my forms to make them more engaging and meaningful?

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Getting the Most of Google Forms in your Classroom

  1. 1. Getting the Most of Google Forms in Your Classroom
  2. 2. Presenter Director of Professional Development 972-275-9251 dbenner@tcea.org @diben Diana Benner #TCEAtots @diben @tcea TWEET It!
  3. 3. Goals • Create a Google Form • Discuss best practices for using Google Forms with students and colleagues • Examine ways to enhance your Google Forms • Have fun!
  4. 4. Session Resources http://goo.gl/k9OGvz
  5. 5. Today’s Meet Today’s Meet - https://todaysmeet.com/ttforms 1. Introduce Yourself • Name, District, Position, Grade Level 2. What are ways that you currently use any kind of form? • administrative tasks? • parent support/feedback? • student work? • other?
  6. 6. Google Forms: A Teacher/Student Connection http://goo.gl/nWLpm
  7. 7. Google Forms • Google Forms are a quick and easy way for you to collect information in professionally looking forms. • As participants submit entries, the data is aggregated into a spreadsheet. • You can easily view the collected information, sort it, and generate charts and graphs.
  8. 8. Let’s Begin with an Example... http://goo.gl/7EYFlR
  9. 9. Creating a Form
  10. 10. Using Google Forms http://youtu.be/IzgaUOW6GIs
  11. 11. Create & Customize https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home/createform
  12. 12. Edit & Add Questions https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home/createquestions
  13. 13. Prepare for Collection https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home/prepare4collection
  14. 14. Collect Responses https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home/formbasics/4-collect-responses
  15. 15. View Results https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home/5-view-results
  16. 16. Google Link Shortner If sharing a form with students, it is recommended that you shorten the URL into something more manageable for students to enter into their web browser. http://goo.gl
  17. 17. Ready for a Challenge? Today’s Meet https://todaysmeet.com/ttyoutube • Create a form • Add different types of questions • Add an image or video • Share your form • Shorten the URL • Post on the link Today’s Meet
  18. 18. Using Forms
  19. 19. http://goo.gl/IV5ZI
  20. 20. Ways to Use Google Forms • Classroom - Student Technology Survey, Make Up Work, Peer Review, Quiz with an image, Sample Quiz with Flubaroo • Assignment Collector ~ Virtual Inbox, Virtual Dropbox • Collection - Parent information, parent opinion/evaluation, signups for volunteers, computer access, IEP Input • Administration - Walkthrough Evaluation, PD Hour Collection, Evaluations, Course Registration, Auto Certificate Send, Get to Know Your Staff Survey https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/home
  21. 21. Google Form Examples Examples: -Peer or Teacher Evaluations -Classroom Library Book Checkout -Field Trip Evaluation -Parent Information -Scantron -Quizes/Tests -Math Classes Make Up Form and Responses -EcoColumn Peer Review and Responses -First Aid Project Form and Responses -Forms with custom images for the theme and questions https://sites.google.com/a/tcea.org/igoogle/forms
  22. 22. Enhancing Forms
  23. 23. Tips • Once you have your form created, DON’T rearrange the columns • Instead of deleting the contents of the cells of a row, right-click and delete the row • When you make a copy of the form, the script does not get copied with it • Be kind to your users – shorten the url • Double check sign-in requirements
  24. 24. Flubaroo https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/quizzes • Flubaroo is a free tool that helps you quickly grade multiple-choice or fill-in-blank assignments. • What are the major benefits of Flubaroo? – Computes average assignment score. – Computes average score per question, and flags low-scoring questions. – Shows you a grade distribution graph. – Gives you the option to email each student their grade, and an answer key.
  25. 25. The Learning Goes On
  26. 26. Social Community How to Join the Group 1. Go to tcea.org and click on the Login button. Enter your info and log in. 2. Click on the Social Community link in the left menu bar. 3. Click on the Groups menu link and search for iPad. 4. Click the Join Group link. Join the All Things Google Group
  27. 27. Questions
  28. 28. Session Resources 1. Google Forms http://ctreichler.wikispaces.com/Google+Forms 2. Google Forms in the Classroom Resources http://blogs.ksbe.edu/elcordei/2013/02/04/google-forms-in-the-classroom-resources/ 3. Google Forms for More https://sites.google.com/site/googlyforms4more/get-started 4. iGoogle Forms https://sites.google.com/a/tcea.org/igoogle/forms 5. Google Forms 101 https://sites.google.com/site/tracypurdyeducation/google-forms-101
  29. 29. Thank You! follow me on twitter @diben

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