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QG2 Google Docs: Sharing & Collaborating Step 1

4. Suite Tools

Start this Quest with a short classroom discussion 

(You might find it helpful to think of examples when many schools were virtual during COVID)

  • Name two or more reasons why knowing how to share a file will be critical to your success in school and a future job.
  • Can you name some ways that letting someone else leave a comment on your document could improve your grade?
  • Give two or more examples of how collaborating on a document with a classmate can be helpful.

Try this quiz to see if you "know it all"

QUIZ: Collaborate & Share Quiz (ProProfs password share) and set a personal learning goal for anything you don't know. Go for 100%!

Play the videos below to learn about sharing and collaborating with Google documents. You will put these skills in action on the Step 2 page.

Google Drive: Sharing & Collaborating (3:14)

Google Docs: Adding and Replying to Comments (2:47)

MITECS   Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes
c. Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c, Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property
d. Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences

6. Global Communicator
d. Explore local and global issues and use collaborative technologies to work with others to investigate solutions.