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Google Docs in the High School Classroom

We all know that students' use of technology is critical to their development of the 21st century skills they need today. The use of Google Docs not only teaches them to use technology for essential tasks, but also helps students learn important collaboration and process skills.
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Google Docs in the High School Classroom
  • Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    Google Docs can seem intimidating to some because of the high level of functionality it provides. So, starting with the basics is the way to go! This slide deck covers reasons why Google Docs are effective in class and how to get started using them with step-by-step instructions that include clear visuals. It covers commonly used functions like how to create documents, make comments, share documents, and set up class folders and individual student folders.
  • Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    A video that demonstrates how to use Google Docs to create forms for quick, easy online quizzes as well as how to create and even shorten lengthy URLs. It also covers how teachers can receive and manipulate student responses with clear screen captures to show the skills in action.
  • educatorstechnology.com
    educatorstechnology.com

    10 of the Best Google Docs Add-Ons for Teachers

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    Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    Ready for more advanced uses of Google Docs in the classroom? This article provides templates for more complex tasks, speech-to-text tools, other voice features, and numerous other add-ins for lots of different functions.
  • edudemic.com
    edudemic.com

    10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs

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    Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    This article provides a primer on the different features of Google Docs that make it so much more than a word processing program. The "top ten" functions covered here include the use of revision history, voice comments, image editing, and several others that make it a powerful tool for creative collaboration.
  • Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    This video from the Teaching Channel focuses on the use of the program for collaborative writing and covers how it encourages the needed skills for group work that are highlighted in the Common Core. An ideal tool for use with the writing process, Google Docs allows students to draft, revise, and peer review together. Also, teachers are able to observe the process and can clearly see who did which parts of the work.
  • alicekeeler.com
    alicekeeler.com

    60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom

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    Mary Ann Steutermann says:
    But Google Docs isn't just for collaborative writing! It's also a great tool for math classes too. This blog post covers 60 different ways that math teachers can use Google Docs. Also, teachers of any subject will find the tips on using it for classroom logistics, like passing out and collecting student work, to be invaluable. It also covers Hyperdocs and Google Draw which can be used in numerous contexts.
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