We're looking for your ideas on how you're using Google Docs in your
classroom. We know a lot of you have come up with creative uses for
Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Forms. We'd love to get
examples of projects, uses, and applications of Google Docs in your
classroom, along with instructions for other educators to follow to do
these same projects.
Here are some examples of what we're looking for:
* Using Documents: collaborative creative writing projects, group
research and note taking, online publishing and blogging, personal
journals, shared note taking
* Using Presentations: group projects, uses of group chat during
* Using Spreadsheets: science experiments, group data collection,
research projects, publishing charts/tables/gadgets, shared rubrics
* Using Forms: tests/pop quizzes, surveys for parents, voting on
projects, feedback from students
Here's what we'd like you to share with us and your fellow educators:
Name: Give you project or idea a short title
Description: Write up to 75 words describing how you're using Google
Instructions: Describe how other teachers could implement your project
in their classrooms. Provide any pre-requisites, setup instructions,
and step-by-step instructions on how to implement your project.
Templates and Examples: Share examples of final work products and
templates that you use in class.
We'll be asking for submissions until September 30th. The first 50
teachers to send submissions that qualify will receive a gift to show
our appreciation for your participation. We may even use some of your
examples in our Help Center or Template Gallery.
Before submitting your project, please agree to the terms by filling
out this form:
To submit your project, you'll need to utilize our Pages section.
First, visit the pages section at the URL below and click on 'add new
page'. Once you create and name your page, you can hit 'Save &
Below are some examples:
Example 1: Here's an example for a group presentation on dinosaurs
Name: Dinosaur Expedition - a project requiring group work and
Description: Students work in groups of four to research dinosaurs and
prepare a presentation about dinosaurs to the rest of the class.
Templates and Examples:
1) Example of a completed presentation: http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=dc4j39g3_5d5nkm7ss
2) Template to provide students: http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=dc4j39g3_0dfb3ptcs
Example 2: Here's an example for a form for students to introduce
Name: Student survey form - getting to know your students
Description: You can send this spreadsheet form to your students to
collect basic information about them like their favorite subject in
school and their favorite TV show or movie. This form can replace the
typical physical "getting to know you" index cards that we typically
Instructions: Make a copy of this form in your own Google Docs
account. Edit the form, editing existing questions and adding any
additional questions. You can also add different types of questions
including choice fields, text areas, and more. Then send this form to
each of your students by email. Alternatively, you could embed this
form into your blog or web page.
Templates and Examples:
1) Example form: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=pLLKf--MOs-psjifjJ4okFA&h...
Thanks for your participation.