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Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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Google DRIVE Cheat Sheet

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An annotated cheat sheet for Google Drive where the Drive home screen is thoroughly explained.

Useful for introductory sessions.

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eProAgi Anderson's curator insight, May 26, 7:48 PM

Let's not forget we live in Google Land, we need all the help we can get!

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Google Drive and Docs: Uploading and Syncing Files

Google Drive and Docs: Uploading and Syncing Files | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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A very colourful, visual introduction to uploading files to Google Drive and Docs.

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2 Peas and a Dog: Bright Ideas Blog Hop - Using Google Drive (Docs) in the Classroom

2 Peas and a Dog: Bright Ideas Blog Hop - Using Google Drive (Docs) in the Classroom | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

This past term my grade team used Google Drive - Document App to co-create our report card comments. No more emailing files back and forth. We editing each other's work simultaneously and could tell exactly who made what changes to each section.

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Another good use of the collaborative aspect of Google Drive - shared report card comments!

The rest of the article is really a brief introduction to the Drive.

Warning: if you go to the website, be prepared to be dazzled!

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What is Google Drive? - a complete user guide. - Plus Your Business

What is Google Drive? - a complete user guide. - Plus Your Business | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
A complete visual user guide to Google Drive. Ideal for anyone wanting to make the most of the latest Google tools for collaboration.
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A very thorough and complete introduction to Google Drive. It includes the very basics and some nicely labelled diagrams like the one above.  Worth passing on to a colleague who is just starting to use Google Drive.

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Google Docs in Plain English

"Create and share online documents, spreadsheets and presentations. It's free. You can: 1) Access your documents online from any computer with an internet conconnection.

2) Add collaborators to your document and Docs will send them a link to access the doc online (no need to send email attachments back and forth)

3) Decide who can view and edit each document (only you, some people, or everyone)"

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How To Share Files and Folders Using Google Drive For Collaborative Work

How To Share Files and Folders Using Google Drive For Collaborative Work | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Although this person has a business focus, the videos introduce sharing in Google Drive.

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Alice's Intro to Google Forms

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Very comprehensive introduction to this Google Drive App.

Alice Keeler is also someone worth following. Use @alicekeeler to keep up with her on twitter.

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Overview of Google Drive - Drive Help

Google Drive lets you store and access your files anywhere -- on the web, on your hard
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A series of instructions and videos from Google about Google Drive. I will leave this link here as it should be the most up to date set of instructions.

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How to use Google Drive | Digital Trends

How to use Google Drive | Digital Trends | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Learn how to use Google Drive in minutes with this quick and easy-to-follow tutorial.
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Another introductory site but worth passing on to people new to Google Docs/Drive.

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Google Docs How To Tutorial 2012 [Video]

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A Google Docs beginner tutorial that serves as an overview of the features and an introduction to working with Google Docs in 2012.
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