The article below comes from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. They do an great job on providing information to educators about technology that will enhance the classroom experience, as well as ideas about how to use technology more effectively for teaching.
This particular article deals with Google forms. You may remember this being touched on in one of our webinars: Google Docs in the Classroom. Google forms is a powerful application for conducting polls, gathering information, etc. I think if you take the time to read through this guide a lot of ideas about how you can use it will come to mind.
If you have any questions or would like some personal instruction on using google forms, or just want to brainstorm on a teaching idea, don’t hesitate to contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms works across different devices and is seamlessly integrated with other Drive services such as Docs and Spreadsheets. As a teacher, you can use Forms for a variety of purposes including: planning an event, making surveys and polls, creating quizzes, collecting feedback and other information from students and many more. READ MORE
Although this is a separate article from Educational Technology, it bears on the above in that it shows you how to set up forms so that you can be notified when students submit responses to the form(s) you have created.