Google Forms have been around for awhile, but teachers are starting to use this platform in their classrooms more and more. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Google Forms that I hear.
Google Forms are surveys that allow you to easily collect and gather data.
Yes, using and creating Google Forms is free! There are ready made Google Forms that you can purchase to use with your students if you don’t have time to create your own.
Google Forms are a great way to collect contact data from parents, collect interest inventory data from students, and to use as self-grading quizzes.
Google Classroom is just one way to send the Google Forms link to your students. It is easy to attach the link to any assignment within Google Classroom. When students click on the link, the Google Form will be opened in their browser.
No, you don’t. Other ways to assign Google Forms to your students include emailing the link and embedding the link on your class website.
Data collected from Google Forms can be viewed within Google Forms or viewed in Google Sheets. I typically view my students’ answers within Google Forms because it allows me to quickly find what I need. Viewing the data in Google Sheets gives you teh ability to filter and sort your collected data.
Absolutely! In my opinion this is the best feature of Google Forms. Using the self-grading feature of Google Forms will save you valuable time.
Unfortunately, Google Forms will not save your progress. I’m currently working on a hack for this. If I get it worked out, I will update the information here.
Nope. Even though some other Google apps can be used offline, Google Forms require internet access.
What questions do you have about using Google Forms in your classroom?