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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You can now view and share your Google Drive photos and videos through Google+ on the Web

You can now view and share your Google Drive photos and videos through Google+ on the Web | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google+ visitors on the desktop can now see photos and videos stored in their Google Drive directly from within the social network.

Before you worry too much, pictures and videos ...
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Still investigating Google+ so I am not sure how useful this will be...

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Online Collaboration with Open Tools: The Case for Google Drive & Hangouts

Online Collaboration with Open Tools: The Case for Google Drive & Hangouts | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
As a loyal follower of WCET’s discussion threads over the years, I’ve had an opportunity to chime in on various topics, and the use of online tools for student collaboration is probably at the top ...
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How one University lecturer using Drive and Hangouts with his classes.

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Google expands Hangouts for greater cloud collaboration | Cloud Pro

Google expands Hangouts for greater cloud collaboration | Cloud Pro | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Cloud-based video conferencing service can now hold 15 participants at a time, search giant announces. Users can also collaborate on documents hosted in Google Docs while in conference.

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Google Drive Blog: Share your stuff from Google Drive to Google+

A quick way to share Google Docs to Google+.

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5 Handy Cheat Sheets for Popular Google Products - Business 2 Community

5 Handy Cheat Sheets for Popular Google Products - Business 2 Community | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

It’s time to face facts: Google pretty much IS the internet now. There is not a single tool or touch point on the web that is not somehow at least partially occupied by a Google product. And some of their more popular products have become everyday staples of every internet user. As they say, time is money; and just like any other quality product that strives to provide a good user experience, google provides hot keys for each one of its tools in its suite that (once properly mastered) can significantly cut down on time wasted formatting, processing or searching.

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A really nice collections of short cuts for Google Docs.

Note there are also shortcuts for Google Search, Google+ and Gmail represented as infographics.

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Google Drive gets profile pics, 1-click group chat

Google Drive gets profile pics, 1-click group chat | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google is making Drive, its cloud-based storage service, friendlier to people working together on documents and files by adding new collaboration features.
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Not sure how useful this might be in the classroom but it is an interesting direction for Google Drive.

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Hangout On Air: Google Drive

Watch Google Drive Product Managers David Wurtz and Josh Hudgins demo Google Drive and take questions from our viewers. Cristina Mondini moderates.
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