By Sabrina B.
Google Docs was started in 2012
and, at present, has almost 1 billion
users per day. The question may be
asked, what is Google Docs? It
practically is the online version of
Microsoft Word. There is no need for it to
be downloaded on a device and it works
effortlessly. It can be used for work,
school or even just for fun. According to
whatis.techtarget.com, Google Docs can
import, create, edit and update
documents and spreadsheets in various
fonts and file formats, combining text
with formulas, lists, tables, and even
To use Google Docs, go to
docs.google.com and choose either a
blank document or a template document.
A great feature regarding Google Docs is
that it auto saves, so there will be no loss
At Alpha Omega Academy, the
student is allowed to choose between
two options when completing a project:
Word Documents or Google Documents.
The project assignment shows a
step-by-step on how to submit the
To submit a project via Google
Docs, complete the following steps:
- First, access the Google Doc
version of the project (provided
through a link)
- Click on ?File?
- ?Make a Copy? (if the option is
grayed out, a sign-in into a Google
account will be necessary)
- Next, edit the name of the file, by
changing ?Lastname? to your (the
student?s) last name
- Follow the instructions and
complete the project
- When finished with the project, go
and click ?Share?
- ?Get shareable link?
- Copy this link
- Go back to your project
assignment and paste the link into
the question?s text box.
- Finally, submit the assignment.