There are many reasons why you would want to use a Google Form.
- Assessment (Summative, Formative)
- Activities: choose adventure, student led projects,
- School Forms (Intervention, ODR)
- Data collection
Whatever your reason is, Forms is a practical way for classrooms to lead in instruction and learn through practice.
Starting a Google Form
- Visit Google Drive
- Click on the New button
- From the drop down, click more and choose Google Forms
Titles the form and the file name.
In the questions section, you are building your Form with content including but not limited to questions, images, sections, videos.
In the responses section, you are viewing your up-to-date responses, charts of data collected, and a direct link to the Google Spreadsheet where all your data is collected. Here you can set email notifications upon form submission.
Select from options: short answer, paragraph, multiple choice, check boxes, drop-down, linear scale, multiple choice grid, date, time.
This really covers the what when starting a Google Form. The next series of posts will cover different features such as actually making form content, what to do with your data, best practices when sending forms, and add-ons.