• Free service - sign up with a gmail account or another email
  • Online from any computer - access can be easy
  • Work anywhere in the world (potentially)
  • Only need one document as you can update it and see all previous edited versions
  • Automatically saves the document
  • Can create collaborative lesson planning
  • Essentially can create a staff shared drive where teachers can store resources
  • You can translate letters to be sent home to parents who speak another language
  • Students can be sent home with no textbooks or journals. They can update at home
  • Can invite others to help edit or provide feedback on progress
  • Teacher may need to book lab time in order to facilitate a lesson at the school

Fear Factor:

  • Easy-Moderate

Grade Level:

  • K-12


Applications (How can teachers and students use this educational technology?)

  • Have students and teachers work together on a school newsletter or newspaper
  • Students can work on projects collaboratively from home
  • Teachers from different schools can work together on the same document without having to email copies back and forth
  • Build staff meeting points as a whole staff so everyone has a chance to be heard

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