In this session, conducted through Zoom, you will learn practical ways to use Google Docs (part of the Google Suite) for remote instruction, whether to lead a class, small group, or one-on-one tutoring. We will discuss basic features of Google Docs, for example creating folders, creating documents from templates or scratch, and setting modifying and/or editing privileges.
- You will need to have access to a Gmail account for this training. If you do not currently have a Google account you can create one for free. (https://www.google.com)
- Although Zoom is mobile-friendly, you will greatly enhance your experience by participating on a laptop or desktop computer.
- Teachers of adult ESOL learners of any level
- ESOL teachers new to using Google Docs
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
During our 2-hour session, we will explore some of the most useful features of Google Docs for synchronous and asynchronous remote instruction.
- Creating class folders in Google Drive
- Accessing the Google Docs blank document - Template Gallery options
- Creating documents from scratch or from a template
- Setting/ modifying editing privileges (sharing)
- Using the Comments feature
- Create and share class folders (Google Drive) and documents (Google Docs)
- Interact with students and collaborators by using the Comments and Chat features within Google Docs (synchronous or asynchronous teaching)
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to: