When you have to gather information from different people, Google Forms is an useful tool that helps you store and manage all the information in a single place, where you can easily find it, analyze it, even share it if you want.
This short video introduces some of the possibilities Google Forms offer:
Google Forms also allows you to create (self-grading!) quizzes and other assessment tools. This is a (perhaps a bit complex) example of how to create them:
But this is a very simple idea on how to pre-assess your student’s knowledge about a certain skill…:
If you want to know more about this incredible tool, you can access Google Doc’s help pages at:
And don’t forget to have a look at the Anchor of Support for Google Forms that the Austin ISD’s Instructional Specialists have already prepared for us:
One more hint for today. Some of you may have concerns on how to share documents, calendars… with other people (or with your students). When we share a document, we can choose who can only view, who can comment and who can have edit rights on the documents or items. This is a simple guide to "how to share" that may be helpful when deciding what is the best choice when setting permissions on our documents: