Google docs for Teachers by Stu Hasic (March 2012)

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Google docs for Teachers by Stu Hasic (March 2012)

Stu Hasic is a Technology Specialist working in the Sydney Region of the NSW DEC, Australia

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Google docs for Teachers by Stu Hasic (March 2012)

  1. 1. By Stu Hasic – March 2012
  2. 2. What is Google Docs? http://docs.google.comA set of tools that comprises:• an easy‐to‐use online calendar, word processor,  spreadsheet and presentation editor that enables  you and your staff to create, store and share instantly  and securely, and collaborate online in real time. • You can create new documents from scratch or  upload existing documents, spreadsheets and  presentations. • Theres no software to download, and all your work is  stored safely online and can be accessed from any  computer, Mac, Windows or tablet
  3. 3. Get a Google Account!You’ll need a Google account for Docs, but you also get:• Gmail• Google Talk• Google Groups• YouTube• Blogger• Google Plus (social networking)• Picasa• Google Sites http://docs.google.com
  4. 4. But Google Docs is Blocked!Yes, for students, it is.• But that doesn’t mean staff  shouldn’t use it! http://docs.google.com
  5. 5. CalendarGoogle Calendar for Educators:http://support.google.com/calendar/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=44105How to schedule resources with Google Calendar:http://support.google.com/calendar/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=44105How to embed Google Calendar into your website:http://support.google.com/calendar/bin/topic.py?hl=en&topic=1672470&from=15289&rd=1
  6. 6. Word ProcessorTeachers talk about Google Docs:http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html
  7. 7. Spreadsheets and FormsIf you’ve used Excel, you’ll know how to use Google Spreadsheet – but did you know you can easily make on‐line forms with it?All Form responses automatically get stored into the spreadsheetSome useful ideas:http://edte.ch/blog/2008/08/23/10‐google‐forms‐for‐the‐classroom/
  8. 8. Using Forms with StudentsIt is possible despite the filter!A Google Form URL looks like:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGJ5ZzEzYWVEUzJrRkU3VUF5NXhINmc6MQBut change it to:https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dGJ5ZzEzYWVEUzJrRkU3VUF5NXhINmc6MQ…and it will work for all students!
  9. 9. Questions?

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