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Collaborative Writing Assignment

Google Docs in English

CLMS 2009 Presentation

Google Accounts

Google Docs Quick Start Guide
Tips for Sharing Docs

Using Google Docs

Examples of Google Docs in School

  • Assessments
    • Feedback, reflections from staff training
    • Quizzes for classes: forms + conditional formatting
    • Collaboration drives action and follow through
  • Collaborative Writing
    • Staff-to-staff: Sharing lesson plans
    • Student-to-staff: Sharing writing and poetry
    • Student-to-student: Teamwork on essays
  • Planning
    • Action plan templates: who's responsible etc.
    • Lesson plan 2.0: using Docs, includes links, different contact lists for students
    • Tracking large projects, groups (mentoring groups)
  • Meetings and presentations
    • Notes through docs: agenda, action items
    • Presentations can be viewed anytime
  • Referrals
    • Tech support: forms + notifications
    • Students are easily referred, teachers know immediately
    • Parents can monitor forms
  • Praise list
    • Student/teacher shout-outs
  • Scheduling and coordination
    • Using Forms, Spreadsheets, Calendar
  • Sites to share files and documents
    • Easy to build
    • Embed calendars, pictures

Download Getting Started Guide

Download Google Docs Cribsheet

Tips for Collaborative writing

Using Google Spreadsheets

  • Share science experiment data
  • Gather any kind of data
  • Forms

Using Google Presentations

  • Create group presentation
  • Share ppt with others

Lesson Plan Ideas from Google Theater at NECC

Google Docs in Plain English (video)
How to Use Google Docs

Blogs, WIkis, and Google Docs- Comparison Chart (Created by Mark Wagner)
external image pdf.png Blogs_wikis_docs_v2.pdf (PDF file of above doc- adapted by Jenith Mishne)
Blogs, Wikis and Google Docs-V2 (Word version in Google Docs of above doc- adapted by Jenith Mishne)


Assigning Collaborative Writing: Tips for Teachers

Google Docs and Other Tools for Collaborative Writing
NCTE Beliefs about Teaching Writing
Online Writing Guides
PDQ (Professional Development QuickTips) Google Docs
57 Useful Google Tools You Have Never Heard Of