Google Forms: Set your Default Preferences

Google Forms: Set your Default Preferences

I uncovered a helpful feature in Google Forms that I thought was worth sharing. You can change your default preferences! This is very handy for teachers who create a lot of quizzes using Forms.

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The preference options include:

  • Make questions required by default
  • Set default point value for quiz questions
  • Turn on email collection by default

This video is part of my online course "Google Forms for Educators." In this 5 week course I help educators use Google Forms to organize their classroom and create automated systems so that they can spend less time shuffling paper and more time connecting with students. Interested? Visit for details.

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John Sowash creates useful resources for educators on his blog, The Electric Educator. John is the author of The Chromebook Classroom and founder of the Google Certification Academy. You can connect with John on Twitter (@jrsowash) and Instagram.