Hope you had a great Thanksgiving Holiday this past week. Today I am blogging about Google Docs. According to Wikipedia, Google Docs has been around for since 2005, but was made available to the public in 2007. If you are not using google docs, you are probably curious about all the buzz on this free application.
This application allows you to create ,edit and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, surveys and drawings. It works with Microsoft Office products without requiring the user to have the program loaded onto their computer. You can also upload your own documents to store online.
The best way to tell you about this application is through videos. Listed below are a collection of links that will educate you more on how you can use this application. The 4 links below will show you videos from Youtube. If you are unable to view these videos from your school. You can always check them out at home.
1. Google Docs in Plain English (3 minute video) - If blocked, click here.
2. Teachers and Principals talk about Google Docs (4 minute video) - If blocked, click here.
3. Google Docs: A Love Letter (2 minute video) - If blocked, click here.
4. Learn More About Google Docs (step by step video tutorials)
To get started with this application, you can try it for free by visiting: http://www.docs.google.com/demo/
To start using Google Docs visit: http://www.docs.google.com/