Kick off the new school year with lessons from our Back to School 2021 collection to help students express themselves, build relationships, and stay organized.

1. Virtual Meetings as Communication Tools

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One way that communication takes place at many jobs is in meetings.

Meetings provide a chance for people to: Share information Present ideas or updates Alert others to problems that are occuring Give and receive feedback In this activity, you’ll: Create and share a meeting agenda in Google Docs, Schedule a meeting in Google Calendar, And join a virtual meeting in Google Meet.

By using digital tools like G Suite, meetings can take place virtually. That means each person might attend a meeting on a computer or mobile device, rather than getting together in the same room. Attendees can see and hear each other and share documents and materials as though they are around a conference table. To start, create a new Document in Google Docs. Open a new tab and go to

Then, open Google Drive.

Next, create a blank document in Google Docs.

Name your document something descriptive.

Include information about the meeting you are planning in your title. This filename will appear in Google Drive.

Your document will automatically save in Google Drive each time you update it. There’s no need to save as you work.

Now, it’s your turn: Open a new tab in your browser. Navigate to Google Drive.

Create a new blank document in Google Docs. Name your document.


  1. Open a new tab in your browser.
  2. Navigate to Google Drive.
  3. Create a new blank document in Google Docs.
  4. Name your document.