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Going beyond the basic features of Google Forms, this intermediate session takes a deeper dive into the more complex features such as task framing, creating sections in a form, adding YouTube videos to a form, and changing settings. The presenter will model ways to use Google Forms with English learners at any proficiency level.

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 1-2 days before the course begins 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 at all proficiency levels
  • ESOL teachers with experience using Google Forms

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

  • Creating activities
  • Applying a three-step process to framing tasks (Setting the context; Carrying out the task; Wrapping up the tasks) in order to create student centered activities
  • Creating sections
  • Adding videos from YouTube
  • Changing specific settings for automating grading and feedback


  • By registering for the Intermediate level Google Forms session, you are acknowledging an understanding of the concepts discussed in the Beginner session:
    • 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
  • 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 (
  • This session will be delivered via Zoom. Although Zoom is mobile-friendly, you will greatly enhance your experience by participating on a laptop or desktop computer.
    Learning Objectives

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

  • Develop forms using sections, adding YouTube videos, and managing settings
  • Design student centered activities in Google Forms for synchronous or asynchronous remote teaching
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)

United States

PD Center
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
Blended Learning
Digital Literacy
Distance Learning
Educator Effectiveness
ESOL/English Language Learner
Technology Support