Share Paper: The use of Google Docs in the student teaching experience

  1. Roxanne Pickle, Bemidji State University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: In distance teacher preparation programs, communication between the sponsoring university and cooperating schools sites can be a challenge. Student teachers in distant programs are placed in school sites throughout the state. Providing timely feedback to student teachers through the use of a formal evaluation is an important element in student teacher internships. Feedback from supervisors contributes to student growth. This paper discusses the use of the Google Doc as a way to report the progress of student teachers to the university in a timely way. Because the Google Doc organizes the responses from the evaluation form onto a spreadsheet, the ...