Help students develop 21st century writing skills
(September 3, 2012 - by Susan Oxnevad)
"Google Docs is an online suite of digital tools that provides teachers with some powerful features to help students develop 21st century writing skills. Since Docs are collaborative and available 24/7, the tool is well-suited for facilitating digital writing workshops that combine peer editing with cooperative grouping and small group fine-tuned writing instruction."
Go wild with document commenting, the research pane, smart spell check, the dictionary and thesaurus, revision history and template use: and it's all free!!