Google Forms – an easy way to create online polls, registration forms or quizzes

January 30th, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Google Docs, a free, web-based office suite and data storage service offered by Google, includes Google Forms – a tool that allows users to quickly create and administer simple polls, subscriptions, tests or questionnaires.

With 97 themes that can be quickly applied to the form and seven question types to choose from, Google Forms can be a great tool for practitioners to use to give online quizzes, organize contests, manage registrations, or gather feedback. Students can also practice their digital skills by learning how to fill out various forms and by quickly setting up their own polls or questionnaires as part of an assignment or project.

CLO's Guide to Effective Technologies for Providing Online Staff Development and Training

September 28th, 2011 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Community Literacy of Ontario just published a Guide to Effective Technologies for Providing Online Staff Development and Training, a must read research report for literacy practitioners, volunteers and administrators.

HOW TO: Use Google Calendar and add AlphaPlus Events Calendar to your account

July 29th, 2010 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

To share information about events we plan to organize, attend or hear about from the field, we have set up AlphaPlus Events Calendar, using the Google Calendar application. Google Calendar application is free and very easy to use. Within one Google Calendar account, you can: Create multiple calendars – you can set up calendars for […]

Wikis at Literacy Link South Central (LLSC)

July 15th, 2010 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

In 2008, we realized that our service area was so vast that we needed a more practical, economical way to keep in touch and share resources with programs on an everyday basis. We learned that sending large documents through email can be time-consuming, and is sometimes not possible. We decided that an interactive online communications forum would be the best way to share documents, news, best practices, and resources. Our needs were met with a wiki – a free, secure, online environment that allows LLSC to distribute information to programs quickly and easily.

Protecting yourself from Malware

May 31st, 2010 by Maria Moriarty

Malware is shorthand for malicious software – those nasty  viruses, trojans etc. that can invade and damage your computer –  we have probably all had to deal with it at some time… here are a couple of good links with great information about malware and how to protect yourself… The first, Is Malware Malicious? is […]

Tech-Ease

January 5th, 2009 by Maria Moriarty

Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo – a teacher in California and an inveterate blogger – his blog is a treasure trove  – I found Tech-Ease a wondrous site  where with the click of a mouse you can get practical answers to all your questions about technology…. Wondering how to empty your  browser’s cache or how to […]

Getting Organized…

January 9th, 2008 by Maria Moriarty

          As I start the new year  –  resolving  (as I do every year!) to be more organized in every way – I have been looking at two Google tools that I hope will help me  to keep my resolution . They are Google Calendar and   Google Notebook  Google Calendar  is a free online, shareable calendar […]

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