Unit Objectives: Standard #7: The educator plans effective instruction based upon the knowledge of all students, community

, subject matter, curriculum outcomes, and current methods of teaching reading. Standard #8: The educator understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continual intellectual, social, and other aspects of personal development of all learners. NETS-Teachers: 2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S. Teachers: Provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching. Essential Question: What information would you use? Unit Question: What criteria would you use to evaluate students? Content Question: What explanation do you have for students learning?

Google Docs is an easy-to-use online word processor, spreadsheet (form) and presentation editor that enables you and your students to create, store and share instantly and securely, and collaborate online in real time. You can create new documents from scratch or upload existing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. There's no software to download, and all your work is stored safely online and can be accessed from any computer.

Teachers, principals, and students tell us how and why they use Google Docs in their schools.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TYPjJK6LZdM

Check out all the features
http://www.google.com/educators/p_docs.html

Resources for Teachers
• • • • Overview for Educators (presentation) Google Docs: The Basics Google Docs: Tips and Tricks Google Docs in Plain English (video)

Self-Grading Quiz
This is a demonstration of a Google Form that provides feedback upon completion of questions using MCQ script. Therefore, answer each of the quiz questions and submit when completed. Complete the Google form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFBBR3pwZ3dHcG8yVmI1bTlaNDhyUVE6MQ

Watch these videos
Create a Free Online Survey Using Google Docs (Free Online Survey Tool)
The era of paying for survey tools is over! Google Docs is a free online survey tool that lets you do everything the others do. Follow along and create your own survey in about 10 minutes! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=5sOFs4ai2oY

Google Form: send score and answers for multiple choice tests
Create a quiz with Google form and send score & correction, for each participant, by email, right away or at a chosen time http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0csH4WKrXzM

Check out these resources
36 Interesting Ways* to use Google Docs in the Classroom (*and Tips) https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_8323t58h3ft Getting Started with Google Docs in the Classroom http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/getting-started-with-google-docs-in-theclassroom/22641 Using Google Docs to Create Digital Kits for Student Projects http://teacherleaders.typepad.com/the_tempered_radical/2012/03/googledocsdigitalkits.html

Google Tutorials: How-to do Everything http://www.freetech4teachers.com/p/google-tools-tutorials.html

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