I'm not sure if using Google Docs is still on the innovative side of what teachers are doing in classrooms, but perhaps the way my class uses it for collaborative research notes can be considered.
This video is a quick peak at one of my classes working together to gather evidence to use for thesis statement practice. They may be one of my more talkative classes, but they get it done. They are also one of my more creative classes, so I try to be open minded and avoid shutting them down.
Here's the post with the rest of the lesson.