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As we continue to transition to distance learning and blended models of instruction, it is important to create more opportunities for ESOL student interaction while finding effective ways to assess their learning. Google Forms is an application that can help us achieve these goals. In Google Forms for the Virtual ESOL Classroom – for Beginner Users, we will explore basic features of Google Forms to help us create forms or quizzes from a template, add items and images to a form, format and change questions, and more! The presenter will model ways to use Google Forms with English learners at any proficiency level.


  • 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 at
  • These sessions will be offered via Zoom. Although Zoom is mobile-friendly, you will greatly enhance your experience by participating on a laptop or desktop computer.

Please note: You will access Zoom and other support materials via Blackboard. You will receive a separate email from Joanne Harrington at Quinsigamond Community College with instructions on how to access the course. You cannot access the online course from the SABES website.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers of adult ESOL learners of any proficiency level

During our 2-hour Zoom session, we will explore some of the most useful features of Google Forms for synchronous and asynchronous remote ESOL instruction:

  • Creating forms from templates or a blank quiz
  • Adding and deleting items in a form
  • Adding titles and images to questions
  • Formatting questions and changing question settings
  • Using the Send feature to invite people to fill out the form
    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Create, edit and submit quizzes and surveys using the Google Forms app with English learners at any proficiency level
  • Use Send feature to invite participants to access your form
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
11/16/2020 - 2:00 pm to 11/16/2020 - 4:00 pm

United States

PD Center
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
Digital Literacy
Distance and Blended Learning
ESOL/English Learners