Handout on Using Google Docs.doc
Link to Bennington's Google Domain: http://www.google.com/a/benningtonschools.org

What is it?
Google Docs is an easy-to-use, online
word processor, presentation creator & spreadsheet editor where you can create, share, collaborate and store documents. If you know how to use any word processor, presentation creator or spreadsheet program, you will quickly learn Google Docs. You can even import existing documents.

Instructional Ideas Shared:

Opening Survey

Creating a New Google Document File

Step #1: Sign in with your Bennington Google Account
Step #2: Click the "New Document" link, located on the upper left-hand side of the screen.
Step #3: From the drop down menu, make a choice: Document, Spreadsheet, Form, Presentation, etc.

Starring Documents
  • Click the star next to a document name in the folder view to highlight that document as important.
  • Stars help prioritize documents when you have a lot of projects going
  • Click on the star at the top of the column to bring “starred’ documents to the top of the column