Why Google Docs?
1. write, edit, revise, publish
5. familiar layouts
7. world audience
Google Docs in Your Classroom
1. Individual writing assignments
2. Collaborative writing projects
3. Turn emails/attachments into Google docs
4. Share rubrics with students
4. File management
Google Docs Login
GOOGLE DOCS FEATURES
Share your project documents and other useful resource materials
Allow your collaborators to view and edit online documents
Organize your project collaboration in one online location with added
benefits of search and chat options
Enjoy intuitive features and editing, like any traditional word processors (Spell
Check, Justification, Bold, Italics, Underline,Tables, Font Formatting, Headers & Footers,
Create basic documents from scratch or start from a template.
Upload your existing files from Microsoft word or Rich Text Format (RTF).
Download documents to your desktop as Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, RTF,
Personal Document File (PDF), HTML or ZIP.
Choose who can access, view, and even edit your
documents to collaborate.
Email your documents out as attachment
Google Docs: Spreadsheets
Import .xls, .txt and .ods formatted data.
Export .xls,.txt and .ods formatted data and PDF and HTML files.
Use formatting and formula editing so you can calculate results and
make your data look the way you want it.
Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet.
Embed a spreadsheet, or individual sheets of your spreadsheet, in
your blog or website.
Google Docs: Presentation
Share and edit presentations with your friends and coworkers.
Import existing presentations
Download your presentations
Easily edit your presentations.
Insert images and videos, and format your slides to fit your
Allow real-time viewing of presentations, online, from separate
Publish and embed your presentation in a webpage, allowing access
to a wide audience.
Google Apps Tutorial
Useful materials: training videos
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