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4 Terrific Time-Saving Tips in Google Docs

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Here are some time-saving tips for you in Google Docs. I find these features are generally overlooked, so I thought I would put together a video showcasing them.

  • Suggesting Mode
  • Image Masking
  • Creating Columns
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

These four items can really help you maximize working in Google Docs.

5 Great Google Docs Features

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Now I am not going to call these features advanced but they are important items so you can get the most out of your Google Docs.

  • Voice Typing
  • Revision History
  • Templates
  • Research
  • Add-ons

This video continues on with features of Google Docs. I have really enjoyed the new templates and voice typing features.  The voice typing has enabled some of my students got to get their thoughts down, whereas writing and typing were such a struggle. I wish I would have had the research tool when I did my masters.

4 Things to Know About Google Docs

These are four things that I think are the basics of Google Docs.  I will continue on with other features and tips about Google Docs, but these four things will get you started.

What you’ll find in this video:

  • How to create a Google Docs
  • Insert and edit an image
  • Sharing
  • Commenting

I find what really makes Google Docs are sharing and commenting.  It has really changed the way I manage the paper trail in my classroom.

If you have a Gmail account, open up Google Doc and play around with it.  You will probably find it simplistic compared to other word processors you might have used, but for and my students and I, this simplicity is the strength of the application.