Google Docs

Advice on using Google Docs in the classroom. Includes tips for using Google Docs to produce documents such as letters, stories, newsletters, biographies, catalogs, and more!

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One-of-a-Kind Images in Google Docs

When users of Microsoft Word switch to Google Docs, they might be disappointed at first. Adding images seems to be limited to simple formatting choices. At first glance, it appears as if options for creativity are scarce. But wait! While there is no fun gallery of preset styles as in Word, there are plenty of …

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How to Add Shapes in Google Docs

Here’s a fun Google Docs activity: students design their own custom color shades to fill shapes with gradients in Google Docs. Follow the step-by-step instructions to learn how to create unique images for reports, stories, newsletters, and more! At the end is a how-to video with a Google Docs tutorial. This free Google Docs lesson …

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Free Lesson How to Add Word Art to Google Docs

Discover how to add Word Art into a Google Doc with this free lesson. Instructions in this post, explain how to use a Drawing Canvas to produce eye-catching text. It is fun to customize the colors, border, and typeface to create decorative titles. This how-to article is from the TechnoKids technology project TechnoEditor. This teaching …

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Fun Word Processing Lessons for Google and Word TechnoEditor

Great news! TechnoEditor, an engaging introduction to word processing, has just been released for Microsoft 365 and Google Docs. This project teaches basic yet essential technology skills and is ideal for Grades 4-9 students. Jam-packed with key tools and techniques, it has been a fan favorite with educators in the past. Teachers noticed that it …

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