Using Google Drive in the classroom
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Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Capture Student Ideas with VideoNot.es & Google Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: Capture Student Ideas with VideoNot.es & Google Classroom | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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How to use VideoNot.es to make comments on common videos sources including YouTube. Given the comments get saved to Google Drive, students can share them with you and vice versa.
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10 Neat Ways To Make The Most Of Google Photos

10 Neat Ways To Make The Most Of Google Photos | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Let's just put it up front, Google Photos is awesome, to the point it is perhaps our favourite Google product in years. What initially was just a very simple way to back up your photos from your Android phone has been jazzed up with some amazing features. Here's the down low.
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This is a very useful app. This posts suggests ways to search, back-up and share photos between teachers and students.

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Google Drive Blog: Smarter sharing in Drive and Docs

Google Drive Blog: Smarter sharing in Drive and Docs | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Today we're making two updates that make it even easier to work better—together—in Drive and the Docs editors.

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Two minor but useful updates related to sharing in Google Drive. Now you can see a picture of a person you are sharing with (if they have one) and when you start sharing, Drive will prompt you with a list of other people with which you might want to share the document.  Great for classes or small group work.

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One of the perks of using Docs, Sheets, and Slides -- along with any other file…

One of the perks of using Docs, Sheets, and Slides -- along with any other file… | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
One of the perks of using Docs, Sheets, and Slides -- along with any other file types you’ve saved in Drive -- is that you can invite others to view,… - Google Drive - Google+
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Create a shareable link for collaborators.

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Tips on How to Use Google Draw in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tips on How to Use Google Draw in Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

One of my readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning sent me an email earlier asking for tips on how to use Google Drawings to create visuals for her class. Luckily I already created and shared a step by step guide on how teachers can use Google Drawings to design posters for their classrooms.

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Something to consider especially if you are an art or design teacher.

It includes links to further explain how to use Google Draw.

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Google Drive Features – Screencast

Google Drive Features – Screencast | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Drive has more features than I could possibly list, but when it comes to using it for freelancing, there ...
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Screencast video on how to back up files, share work, collaborate efficiently and search for files quickly.

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Get started using Google Drive for document sharing | TechRepublic

Get started using Google Drive for document sharing | TechRepublic | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Sending file attachments through email is so 1999. Make the switch to share documents using Google Drive and reap the benefits.
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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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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google Drawings to Create Mind Maps

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Google Drawings to Create Mind Maps | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Collaboratively creating mind maps is one of the many good ways that students can use Google Drawings.

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This is one I hadn't thought of. It would be interesting to see how a group manages drawings compared to text.  Thanks Mr Byrne!

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Brownbag Academics: Tutorial: Collaborating with Students Using Google Drive

Brownbag Academics: Tutorial: Collaborating with Students Using Google Drive | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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An English teacher talks about how she is using Google Docs with her class.  She introduces ways to share documents and interact with students.

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Google Drive - Collaborating with Others - YouTube

A video explaining how to use the collaboration features associated with Google Drive and Google Docs.
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A wide range of tips on how to share and collaborate with others using Google Drive.

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Sharing a Folder in Google Drive

Sharing a Folder in Google Drive | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
One might argue you do not need folders if you use Google Drive. The search box at the top of drive searches not only the document title but also the body of the document (and does an OCR scan to s...
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A good summary of how to share folders with students and parents.

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RealtimeBoard: visual collaboration

RealtimeBoard: visual collaboration | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Online whiteboards for visual collaboration.

 

See how online whiteboards can enrich your education process:

Use whiteboards to draw your lessons.

Discuss the tasks with students either in classroom or outside.

Access your boards any time from everywhere.

Make a presentation and show to your class.


Via Baiba Svenca
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I have added because of the links to Google Drive. Very easy to add AND edit files on this board.  However, there is a lot more you can do with it...

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Gerald Carey's comment, January 12, 2013 6:37 PM
This is fantastic. I hope it works as well as the tutorials suggest!
frauheinze's curator insight, January 24, 2013 7:41 AM

uses Google drive

kim jinkyu's curator insight, December 23, 2013 11:12 PM
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