Google docs is an easy-to-use online
word processor, spreadsheet and presentation editor
that enables you 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.
There's no software to download, and all your work is stored safely
online and can be accessed from any computer.
* to collaborate means to work together
It's free! You don't have to buy expensive software like Microsoft
Word, Power Point and Excel.
You can create and edit your documents from any computer with
internet access. You can work on them at home and at school.
You can share your documents and presentations with teachers
and other students.
Your student account has already been set up on Google docs.
Go to http://docs.cftigers.org.
Use the same user name (UN) and password (PW) that
you use at school to log into the Windows network.
The first time you log in you will have to
It's always a good idea to
of us to follow when using Google docs.
Google docs is very easy to use.
It's similar to Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.
This presentation used many of the features available on
Be creative with your presentations!
Why did we use all the different cloud backgrounds
in this presentation?
Google docs is an example of cloud computing.
• software is provided via the internet
• software is accessed from web browsers and
desktop and mobile apps
• data is stored on servers at a remote location
Watch this short video from Teacher Tube.
Google Docs in Plain English
Thanks for watching our presentation.
If you need help using Google docs, ask your
teachers or Ms. Murphy, our media specialist.