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  • 1. Google docs What is it?Why should I use it?How do I use it?Use the arrows or click anywhere on the slides to go to the next slide.

2. What is Google docs? 3. Google docs is an easy-to-use onlineword processor, spreadsheet and presentation editorthat enables you to create, store and share instantly and securely, and collaborate* online in real time. You can create new documents from scratch or upload existing documents, spreadsheets and presentations.Theres no software to download, and all your work is stored safely online and can be accessed from any computer. * to collaborate means to work together 4. Why should I use Google docs? 5. Its free! You dont have to buy expensive software like MicrosoftWord, Power Point and Excel.You can create and edit your documents from any computer withinternet access. You can work on them at home and at school.You can share your documents and presentations with teachersand other students. 6. How do I use Google docs? 7. Your student account has already been set up on Google docs.Go to Use the same user name (UN) and password (PW) that you use at school to log into the Windows network. 8. The first time you log in you will have to agree to Googles terms of use. Its always a good idea toread the terms of use before you agree to them.The terms of use are the rules that Google wants allof us to follow when using Google docs. 9. Google docs is very easy to use.Its similar to Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.This presentation used many of the features available onGoogle docs. images shapes links backgrounds bulletsBe creative with your presentations! 10. Why did we use all the different cloud backgroundsin this presentation?Google docs is an example of cloud computing. software is provided via the internet software is accessed from web browsers anddesktop and mobile apps data is stored on servers at a remote location 11. Watch this short video about Google Docs. 12. Thanks for watchingour presentation. If you need help using Google docs, askyourteachers or Ms. Murphy, our media specialist.