Google Docs is making the transition to Google Drive and with that they have recently announce some improved features for Docs users. Most notably is the addition of 60 new templates and 450 new fonts.
- Open a New Document.
- Click on the name of the font.
- Scroll to the bottom of the list of fonts and choose Add Fonts.
- Choose the fonts you want to add.
If you’re looking for an easy and efficient way to provide students with a starting point for a digital project, Google Docs Templates can help. You can save time and guide the learning by providing students with a consistent page format by using and creating your own templates. A Google Docs template is like a virtual copy machine. There are plenty of user-submitted templates already created and available for public use and there is even a category for Students and Teachers. Here are some of the new templates created by Google of particular interest to educators:
- Student Report
- Grade Report
- Lesson Plan
- Project Tracker
- Class Notes
- Essay Grading Rubric