Google Documents, Spreadsheets, & Presentations

What are Google Docs?

Watch this short video, "Google Docs in Plain English", for a quick and amusing explanation:

Google Docs for Educators


Google Documents
  • allows you to store, share, collaborate and publish your documents onto the web.

Google Presentations
  • allows you to store, share, collaborate and publish your slide shows onto the web.

Google Spreadsheets
  • allows you to store, share, collaborate and publish your spreadsheets onto the web.

Reasons for use

  • Easily share and edit documents, spreadsheets & presentations online.
  • Collaborative environment that can be accessed from any computer with internet access.
  • Upload documents, spreadsheets, and powerpoint presentations to edit online.
  • Spreadsheets give the ability to create forms that can be used as surveys, questionnaires or quizzes.

Ease of use

  • Very easy with or without a Google Account.
  • Editing features are very similar to Microsoft Word.
  • File folder organizational structure available within Google Docs.

Resources


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