Creating a 21st Century Learning Environment - Reflections on Tools, Resources, and Strategies
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Gotta love Google Docs!
Tool: Google Docs!! I recently created an Internet scavenger hunt for my Spanish III classes to learn about different holiday traditions in Spanish speaking countries around the world. To do this I utilized the forms feature of Google Docs. All I had to do was... 1. Write a few directions 2. Include the link to the website(s) for the scavenger hunt. 3.Input the questions for students to answer. Afterwards, I embedded the form and questions onto my class webpage. Students could submit their answers directly from my site, which made it even more efficient.
Reflections/Results: I will definitely be using Google Docs more in the future! The forms feature specifically was so efficient and I can envision using it in a variety of ways in education. Teachers could create mini quizzes, solicit student feedback, use it for polling, webquests, and more! It is definitely a must for any teacher toolbox!