May 31, 2015
Google Forms is one of the versatile tools we use for a wide variety of instructional purposes. From creating survey forms to designing short formative assessment quizzes, Google Forms is definitely a life saver for teachers.With the added functionalities brought about by integrated add-ons , teachers can now perform some amazing things with their forms. Below are three examples of tools to simplify your classroom workflow.
“Doctopus gives teachers the ability to mass-copy (from a starter template), share, monitor student progress, and manage grading and feedback for student projects in Google Drive…Doctopus increases student collaboration and enables a powerful shift in teacher workflow — scaling teachers’ ability to manage and assess writing tasks and projects that motivate rich, authentic student production and collaboration (e.g. the development of core career, college, and 21st-century skills).”
“gClassFolders (gCF) helps teachers manage digital classroom workflow when using Google Apps with their students. It does this by creating folders with specific permissions. Each Classroom will be setup with:“Assignment” folders, “Class Edit”, “Class View”, and “Teacher” folder. Once the folders are created teachers can manage students and distribute files.”
“Flexible, easy to use document merge tool that creates PDF or shared Documents from spreadsheet data….Automates the creation and sharing of personalized (e.g. merged) Google Docs or PDF email attachments from columns of data in a Google Sheet.”