Using Google Drive in the classroom
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Using Google Drive in the classroom
Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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How to transfer photos - AndroidPIT

How to transfer photos - AndroidPIT | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Transferring your photos is easy and here are just a few simple steps to get you to get started quickly.
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How to transfer photos from an Android device to Google Drive. It is similar for Apple devices. This is useful if you want to share photos with students or other teachers.  I have used it to get students to take photos of their practical work and share it with me.  Google Photos is even easier.

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Keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs - Docs editors Help

Keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs - Docs editors Help | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Below, you'll find a list of keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs.
You might also want to use access keys to navigate the application menus with your keyboard:
Open the menu that you'd like to naviga
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We've seen this before but here is Google's collection of short-cuts.

Interestingly, it includes short cuts for the PC, Mac, iOS, Android and Chrome OS.

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Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading -- THE Journal

Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading -- THE Journal | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google has released an update to its Google Classroom software, bringing several new features to the mobile app.
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New features in Google Classroom for the Android app including the creation and grading of student work. Sadly, our school is not using this so I hope it is useful.

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How to: Sharing Documents in Google Drive - The Droid Lawyer™

How to: Sharing Documents in Google Drive - The Droid Lawyer™ | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Drive makes sharing documents easy, especially with the new Drive interface. Drive is great for collaboration or sharing documents with team members.
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A good introduction to sharing using the new Google Drive interface.

It also has information for Android users.

 

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How to use Google Drive on your Android device - AndroidPIT

How to use Google Drive on your Android device - AndroidPIT | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Well, Drive is a space where you can store all your documents. Here is how to use it on your Android smartphone or tablet.
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A how-to for those with android tablets.. Very introductory.

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Google Drive for Android gets a nifty update

Google Drive for Android gets a nifty update | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google has released an update for the Drive for Android app and has added a bunch of features to the Documents Editor as well.
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Free Technology for Teachers: New Commenting Options in Google Slides, Sheets, Docs Mobile Apps

Free Technology for Teachers: New Commenting Options in Google Slides, Sheets, Docs Mobile Apps | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

If you have run updates on your iPad or Android tablet in the last 24 hours you might have noticed some new commenting options in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets. If you haven't run updates, you will want to after learning about the new commenting features.

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Adding comments using your iPad or Android device now becomes easier, especially if you want to target a comment to a particular user.

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How To Digitize Your Receipts Archive For Cloud

How To Digitize Your Receipts Archive For Cloud | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Make use of any of these three applications to get rid of the hassle of managing receipts.
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This is a function of Google Drive that should be used by teachers more often. Not just for receipts, but for student work that is not electronic.

Scanning with Google Drive on your iPhone or Android could be a way of collecting material from your students and storing it electronically.

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On the heels of last week’s updates for iOS, the Docs, Sheets, and Slides…

On the heels of last week’s updates for iOS, the Docs, Sheets, and Slides… | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
On the heels of last week’s updates for iOS, the Docs, Sheets, and Slides Android apps are getting a few more improvements in 2014.

Docs has some new,… - Google Drive – Google+
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More updates for iOS and Android apps.  Mostly to do with line spacing and rearranging text boxes, shape and lines.

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Gmail on Android Adds Google Drive Tool, RTL Language Support

Gmail on Android Adds Google Drive Tool, RTL Language Support | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google is rolling out some updates to Gmail on Android, including the ability to save attachments to Google Drive.
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Saving attachments to Google Drive if you are an Android user.

Includes information on changes to Gmail as well.

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Now you can scan documents to Google Drive using your phone - Liliputing

Now you can scan documents to Google Drive using your phone - Liliputing | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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If you have an Android phone, this might be useful...

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