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Jan 08, 09

This appeared on the Google Docs blog back on Dec 22. I'm sharing it here for the future.

Dec 17, 08

This article includes a workaround for creating student email accounts for use with Google Docs (and other web services that require email accounts). It also reminds me of sci-fi books I've read where the bad guys send messages from one-time email accounts. ;)

Sep 28, 08

We want to collect your example projects and ideas for how to best use Google Docs (documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and forms) in the classroom. We'll collect your ideas and share them with all educators on our Docs page on the Google for Educators site.

Sep 28, 08

From the introduction: "A few weeks ago, Tom Barrett wrote about how he introduces Year 5 students to Google Docs. This week he shares some common challenges teachers face when students begin working together on collaborative projects."

Sep 28, 08

Google Docs has bibliography templates now. It won't do the work for you, but at least these are good models for your graduate work - or to share with your students.

Aug 21, 08

I have another new favorite Firefox extension... among other things, Fire Uploader can mass upload documents to Google Docs - just like an old school FTP program. Now you can "move into" the cloud by dragging and dropping.

Aug 09, 08

This is a new video from Google about Google Docs - for educators by educators. You might see several familiar Google Certified Teachers if you check it out. ;)

Jul 19, 08

Here's the official announcement of Google Docs templates on the Google Docs blog, complete with videos!

Jul 19, 08

I'm a little behind on this, but it deserves to be here for anyone that missed it... Google Docs has templates - including ones for students and educators!

Apr 25, 08

Open Source guru Steve Hargadon connects two very cool free (but not open source) services in this post. This trick also works in Google Maps. Cool.

Apr 25, 08

This is great news - offline access to Google Docs. But it looks like it's read only. It doesn't sync up yet like Google Reader. Bummer.

Apr 02, 08

Exciting news from Google on Monday: "We know that many of you have been waiting for offline access to Google Docs, and I'm happy to tell you we'll be rolling it out over the next few weeks, starting today with a small percentage of users."

Mar 17, 08

Yesterday afternoon, Atomic Learning, award-winning provider of online software training and resources, announced a free series on Google Docs. The series will be offered free of charge and can be accessed through May 1, 2008.

Feb 08, 08

This is cool! "Create a form in a Google Docs spreadsheet and send it out to anyone with an email address." Will I be cancelling my Surveymonkey subscription?

Oct 03, 07

Ryan Bretag pointed to this by name this morning. It's Microsoft's answer to Google Docs. I'll have to try it out.

Oct 02, 07

Jen is taking "the network" to her job interview. I'm excited to see how this turns out, and as I said in the comments, I applaud her risk taking. :)

Oct 02, 07

Dave Winer's take on the arrival of Google Docs etc... in the wake of IE, which may have been meant to protect the Office monopoly.

Oct 02, 07

Amyloo passes on that MS may be hosting others' documents using SharePoint on their own servers in en effort to compete with web-based office suites.

Sep 19, 07

Via Barry Dahl. Here's another great "In Plain English" video from Common Craft... this one explaining Google Docs, which has recently gained a presentation element in addition to documents and spreadsheets.

Sep 18, 07

Chris Chraft broke this news on Twitter this morning. Here is an early review of the presentation features on Google Docs. Now students need neither MS Office or Open Office... just a web connection.

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