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Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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6 Google Drive Settings Tips Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Google Drive Settings Tips Every Teacher Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Google Drive has plenty of amazing features to enhance your work on Docs, Sheets and Slides. However, sometimes you need to dig a little bit deeper to uncover them. For instance, today we are sharing with you some important tips you can access and manage through Google Drive settings. Working on these settings will enable you to : convert uploaded files to Google files, manage apps connected to your Drive, change the way your files are displayed in your Drive, change your Drive’s language, and offline syncing of your files. All of these features can be accessed by clicking from Drive’s homepage  by  clicking on the settings icon  in the top right.

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Pretty much covered above. More of a reminder for experienced users.

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5 Tips to Turn Yourself into a Google Drive Gooru | Google Gooru

5 Tips to Turn Yourself into a Google Drive Gooru | Google Gooru | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Moving from Office to Google Drive, using Google Drive offline, and customising your Drive.

All have videos to help ease the learning. 

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Ten ways to maximize your Google Drive | TechRepublic

Ten ways to maximize your Google Drive | TechRepublic | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Drive has many options and features you might not be aware of. Here are ten tips to ensure you’re getting the best mileage out of it.
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Some very good, no-nonsense ideas about using Google Drive efficiently.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Five Essential Google Drive Skills For Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Five Essential Google Drive Skills For Teachers | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Always good to read what Mr Byrne has to say.

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Five handy Google Docs tools you’re not using | TechRepublic

Five handy Google Docs tools you’re not using | TechRepublic | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google updates Docs dozens of times a year, here are five handy tools you likely missed.
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How to Set Up and Use Google Docs Offline

How to Set Up and Use Google Docs Offline | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
You can work on your Google Drive files offline, but only if you take a few steps before you reach an Internet-free zone.
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Although this is aimed at business, it is an important technique for students and teachers to know...if the network dies!

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10 Little Known Google Drive Features - Technology Personalized

10 Little Known Google Drive Features - Technology Personalized | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google has become the central purview for the most of our online work. Which makes sense considering the kind of eminent services it has been consistently offer
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Some excellent ideas for using Google Drive offline, dragging and dropping images; using templates and using Google's stock photographs.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Sweet! Now You Can Use Google Slides Offline

Free Technology for Teachers: Sweet! Now You Can Use Google Slides Offline | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Google Chrome users have been able to use Google Documents offline for quite a while now. Today,Google announced that you can now use Google Slides (Presentations) offline too. While using Google Slides offline you can create new slideshows, edit slideshows, comment on slideshows, and present your slides.

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All you need is a Chrome Browser.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google Docs Offline in Two Steps

Google Docs now works offline on your laptop or desktop if you have Google Drive installed. You can now create and edit documents offline then have them sync to your Google account when you reconnect to the web.

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