Create at least one document in Google Docs and share it with a few others on your campus or within your department. It could a team member, a department colleague, or another teacher with whom you plan a collaboration. Ask that person to comment or chat and real-time edit the document with you.
Create one form in Google Docs and send it via email to at least two other people and ask them to respond.
Briefly discuss how you can use the tools in Google Apps with your team or department. How can you incorporate Google Apps as a tool in your classroom? Which tools are you excited about using with students?
I took a very intense course from Region IV, with the certificate proving that I completed this course, in which we worked with Google Docs, Wikis, and Moodle instruction techniques. Google Docs and Wikis allow groups to work together in creating and editing a document. Research supports the value of this sort of collaboration.