Turn OFF the default autosave feature in Google Forms.
Show students they have mastered content by providing certificates when they pass a Google Form quiz.
Allow students to finish filling out their Google Form responses later. Google Forms will save their progress without needing to submit.
Seeing a lot of questions at once can be overwhelming. Divide up your Google Form into sections (think pages) to help break up the length of the Google Form.
Allow people to auto add to Google Calendar event
In Google Forms you can grab and drag questions to reorder. However, this can be tricky. It seems whenever I do this I struggle to get this large question box to place in just the spot I want it to appear. Keyboard Shortcuts Learning the keyboard shortcut to move questions will be a game changer! Hold down the Control key… Read More »QUICKLY! Google Forms: Move Questions
What if students do not finish a Google Form and need to finish it later? This is a tricky problem. You not only need to allow editing in the Google Form but have a way to get the student the link to finish later. There is no way to capture this without coding. Template Try It Click on the Google… Read More »Google Forms: Students Did Not Finish
Google Forms allows you to toggle on and off accepting responses. However, sometimes you do not want to turn off responses but rather restrict who is filling out the Form. Create a Short Answer Question Add a short answer question to your Google Form asking for the password. Note: The “answer key” does NOT set the password. The question should… Read More »Password Protect Your Google Forms
You probably are not in the habit of creating sections in a Google Form but I would recommend you use sections often. Create Pages Think of sections like pages. If you have a lot of questions you want to break it up into pages. Last Icon on the Toolbar When adding questions to your Google Form, which is the first… Read More »Google Forms: Adding Sections
One of the ways we used to discourage cheating for paper assessments was to create different versions. Shuffle Question Order In the settings of Google Forms on the “Presentation tab” you can choose “Shuffle question order.” This is certainly one way to prevent students from sharing “the answer to question 5.” Note that ALL the questions shuffle including “What is… Read More »Google Forms: Multiple Versions and Retakes
Google Forms certificates automatically generated by setting a passing percentage. Use Certify’em add-on
Tip for using Google Forms: Try to use Multiple Choice and Drop Down options as often as possible. When you let students or others fill in the Form with open response answers it is difficult to sort and filter by that response. If possible, add a drop down list of the student names for them to choose on the Form.… Read More »Google Forms: Paste a LOT of Student Names
I am working on a Google Form where I need a drop down list of student names… first and last name. However, the names are not in the same cell in the spreadsheet. Start with an Equals Sign For all formulas in a spreadsheet you need to start with an equals sign. In a blank cell type the equals sign.… Read More »First and Last Name Together… When They Are Not
In Google Classroom on the Classwork tab you can create assignments. One of the choices is “Quiz Assignment.” DO NOT USE THIS! It is an Assignment with a blank Google Form What is the difference between assignment and “Quiz assignment”? They are both assignments. You can edit, score, and reuse. Quiz assignment adds a blank Google Form for you that… Read More »Google Classroom: Do NOT Use Quiz Assignment
Many schools are starting remotely in the Fall and this is going to necessitate getting some materials into Google Forms. Google Forms is an amazing way to have students submit their work digitally. You do not have to open up individual PDF’s and hope that the screen orientation isn’t rotated. Instead you can gloriously see all student work in one… Read More »MAGICALLY go Remote with Automagical Forms