Lots of teachers and students love using Google Docs! Come learn, step-by-step, how to use several features that make a doc engaging. These features include organizing information on a page, adding and editing images, linking to websites and media, collaborating on documents, and adding educational apps for both in-person and remote classes.

What are your goals for participating in this workshop? What questions would you like answered? Help us tailor this workshop by posting your goals and questions to our discussion board by 3/7.

Please note: This workshop assumes basic proficiency with Google Docs. Please see the Prerequisites section for the specific skills and professional development to help you learn them. 

You can choose the way you would like to attend this workshop. Both will take place at the same time.

  • Attend in person in Boston to receive hands-on support. (JSI, 44 Farnsworth St.)
  • Attend online via Zoom to receive online support.

IMPORTANT: Please click to submit a form letting us know your choice.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • Teachers, advisors, office staff, directors, and anyone with basic knowledge of using Google Drive and Google Docs who is looking to become proficient in creating appealing and interactive documents

This two-hour in-person or online interactive workshop is designed for anyone who is already familiar with the basics of using Google Docs and would like to explore more feature. You will learn how to: 

  • Create and format tables to organize information.
  • Use the Explore feature to do research, find and insert images, and add citations.
  • Add links to text and add and change links to images.
  • Do basic image editing.
  • Use suggested edits to create a final draft.
  • Find and install additional functions that are useful for education.
  • Support students learning how to use Docs for their own goals.

Please note: 

  • You need to have a personal Gmail account for this workshop. If you do not have one, you can create one free of charge: create new account; instructions.
  • If you are attending in person, please bring your own device. We suggest bringing a laptop if you have one. If it is a program laptop, be sure you are able to sign in to use it. 

Questions? Contact Diana Satin at dianarsatin@gmail.com

Several days before the event, Jane Brandt at jane_brandt@worlded.org will send you an email with the Zoom link. 

*To ensure that you receive information about your training, please save jane_brandt@worlded.org to your email address book.*

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    Learning Objectives

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

  • Create and format tables to organize information
  • Use the Explore feature (do research, find/insert images, and add citations) [PSG: Suggest deleting text in ()]
  • Add links to text, adding/changing links to images
  • Complete basic image editing
  • Accept/reject suggested edits so they become a part of a final draft
  • Browse and install education add-ons

This workshop is for anyone with basic knowledge of using Google Drive and Google Docs. This includes being able to do the following:

  • Create folders in Google Drive. 
  • Use Google Docs to create documents from scratch and from a template. 
  • Set sharing and editing privileges in Google Docs.
  • Use the Comments feature in Google Docs.

 Do you need to learn these skills? Join us for Exploring the Basics of Google Drive and Docs.

03/14/2024 - 12:30 pm to 03/14/2024 - 2:30 pm
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United States

PD Center
SABES Program Support PD Center - Digital Literacy
Topic Area
Digital Literacy
Distance and Blended Learning
PDP Eligible
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