Teachers must be logged into their BCPS Google account when accessing Google Workspace tools for use with students and for any BCPS related work.

Please reference Setting Up Users in Google Chrome for support in logging into your BCPS Google Account.

Overview

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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Google Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet program from Google that is available for all BCPS teachers and students. Google Sheets allows users to create, edit, and collaborate from anywhere while changes are saved automatically. Google Sheets also provides users with the ability to share and collaborate on spreadsheets in real time.

Learning How

Getting Started with Google Sheets

The Google Docs Editor Help Center is full of user-friendly resource pages with step-by-step directions on getting started with Google Sheets and other tools. Some helpful Google Sheets start-up resources include:

ISTE Standards for Students

    • Innovative Designer. 4b - Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks

    • Computational Thinker. 5b - Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.

    • Creative Communicator. 6a - Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.

Ideas for Use


  • Collect and analyze data

  • Create basic graphs

  • Create a database of linked resources

  • Explore and share graphs

  • Use in conjunction with Google Forms to collect and analyze data sets