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Google Share

Project-based Integration and Collaboration Using Google Apps


Google Share is an integrated Google Apps project-based textbook that features Google Drive’s sharing platform. In this textbook, students assume the role of a Google Apps Collaborator for Muzic Trendz, a consulting company for various record labels and performance artists in the music industry. As a Google Apps Collaborator, students complete a series of projects that are important to the success and growth of Muzic Trendz.


Students often work in teams (of two) to complete projects efficiently and are relied upon to collaboratively produce professional-looking documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and forms. From business cards and sales forecast spreadsheets, to online applications and press releases, students will be fully engaged as they create professional business documents that the music industry would need.

  • Designed as a reinforcement for students with a basic working knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms
  • 25 projects designed to engage students' creativity, decision-making, and collaboration skills
  • Fun topics relevant to the music industry keep students engaged
  • Integrates five Google Apps in an exciting, collaborative environment
Table of Contents

Curriculum Guide

Unit 1 Working Independently

1.1 Muzic Trendz Letterhead

1.2 Concert Tour Press Release

1.3 Price Increase Memo

1.4 Music Festival Schedule

1.5 Concert Ticket Sales

1.6 Web Advertising Sales Forecast

1.7 Outdoor Concert Venues

1.8 Address Collection Form

1.9 VIP Gala Guest Pass


Unit 2 Working in Teams

2.1 Complaint Letter

2.2 Concert Tour Press Release 2

2.3 Sales Promotions Memo

2.4 Music Festival Schedule 2

2.5 Concert Ticket Sales 2

2.6 Web Advertising Sales Forecast 2

2.7 Outdoor Concert Venues 2

2.8 Address Collection Form 2

2.9 VIP Gala Guest Pass 2


Unit 3 Collaborating on New Projects

3.1 Address Labels

3.2 New Employee Newsletter

3.3 Event Payroll

3.4 Awards Ceremony

3.5 Online Application

3.6 Business Cards


Unit 4 Going Beyond Google Drive Basics

4.1 Banner Image

4.2 Interactive Google Map

4.3 Radio Script

4.4 Simulated Interview

Unit Descriptions

Unit 1: Working Independently

In Unit 1, you will use your knowledge of Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms, as well as your critical thinking and decision-making skills to independently plan, create, revise, and produce various documents needed in the music industry.


Unit 2: Working in Teams

In Unit 2, you will use your editing and collaboration skills to partner with another Google Apps Collaborator to recall projects completed in Unit 1. Prior to beginning each project in this unit, you will meet with your assigned Google Apps Collaborator to review the project from Unit 1 and plan how you will complete the current project. Then, you will work in teams to edit, revise, and update the document.


Unit 3: Collaborating on New Projects

In Unit 3, you will use your communication and collaboration skills to complete projects with your assigned partner. Each project will start as a new project, so you will be required to meet, plan, and discuss the project prior to beginning. Using the Comment feature throughout each project will help you effectively and efficiently complete the project as a team.


Unit 4: Going Beyond Google Drive Basics

In Unit 4, you will progress past the common Google Apps in order to enhance your knowledge of other important applications. The apps featured in this unit are BeFunky Photo Editor, Google My Maps, Google Translate, and Google Hangouts. In Projects 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3 you will work independently, while Project 4.4 requires working with another Google Apps Collaborator.

FREE Online Instructor and Student Resources

The Free Online Instructor and Student Resources for Google Share are housed on


Online Instructor and Student Resources Include:

  • Project Answer Keys
    • Project Answer Keys demonstrate what student work should look like in order to simplify grading for instructors.
  • Logos
    • Hi-resolution logos are provided to students in .png format, allowing them to produce professionally-styled documents.
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Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Google Share (Print) - Min. 15
ISBN: 9781626891036
Author: Courtney Snyder
© 2017
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 112
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Spiral Bound

Google Share (eTextbook 5 Yr. Student License) - Min. 15
ISBN: 9781626896246
Author: Courtney Snyder
© 2017
Page Count: 112
Print Color: Full Color

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