It only took me 4 years(ish), but I finally got around to utilizing #Google Forms as a teaching tool. This past week, I placed a Google Form activity on my website. It has been a pretty cool experience…OK…It ROCKS as a learning tool. I am currently using it to encourage effective research skills in my 8th grade students.
The Process: I created a simple Google Form with simple questions about Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion. On the Google Form, I had a link in the instructions to a website that was steeped in information about force, acceleration, and motion. The website opens in a separate tab, so the student can go back and forth between answering questions and researching the various aspects of Motion. As soon as they submit the form, I immediately get the answers…thus I can give instant feedback if necessary.
I believe the ability to perform effective research is crucial…
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