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Google Drive: Students Turn In a Folder. If you are having students organize multiple work samples and files into a folder, you may wonder how it can be organized and submitted.

Google Drive: Students Turn In a Folder

I have written a script to allow students to submit a folder. Distribute a copy of the template to students. You can do this through Google Classroom or just give them the link to the template.Students go to Google Drive and open the folder they wish to turn in.Students need to copy the folder ID. The ID can be located in the folder URL. It is the string of numbers and letters after the folders/ in the URL. Since the folder is shared with the teacher, the files inside the folder are automatically shared with the teacher also. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015 Like this: Like Loading...

Google Sheets: Create Tabs Quickly. If you have ever clicked the plus icon to create a new tab and renamed the tab multiple times you know how tedious this can be when using a spreadsheet.

Google Sheets: Create Tabs Quickly

I wrote a script that allows you to take a list and create a tab for each item in the list. I previously posted the RosterTab script for Google Sheets. I have updated the script to give you the option to delete the original list. Create Group Documents. One request I am often asked about Google Classroom is how to create documents for small groups.

Create Group Documents

If you create a copy of a document for each student then each group member receives a copy, which can be confusing. I have created a script that will assign students into random groups (or non random) and create a copy of a template document for each group. After making a copy of the template, place your roster in column A and the student email in column B. Place the group size in cell B1. The default group size is 4. Go to the Add-On menu and choose “Group maker.” Convert Your PDF’s to Google Docs. This Google Docs tip tells you how to convert a photo or PDF into a Google Doc.

Convert Your PDF’s to Google Docs

Earlier I blogged on annotating PDF’s being a bad lesson plan. I had suggested that at the very least to put the information into a Google Doc so students can collaborate around it and insert comments. From Google Drive, right click on the image file or PDF file. View images, videos, documents, and other files - Drive Help. With Google Drive on the web, you can view things like videos, PDFs, Microsoft Office files, audio files, and photos.

View images, videos, documents, and other files - Drive Help

View a file Go to drive.google.com. Double-click a file. If you open a Google Doc, Sheet, Slides document, Form, or Drawing, it will open using that application. If you open a video, PDF, Microsoft Office file, audio file, or photo, it will open in Google Drive. One Stop Resource For Google Docs. If you’re a Google Docs user, curious about Google Docs, work with Google Docs with students, and especially if you’re looking for help understanding all of the features of Google Docs, then you’ve got to bookmark MaryFran’s Google Docs Tutorials.

One Stop Resource For Google Docs

Created as a Google Site (of course), this is a huge collection of resources, tutorials, videos, … all devoted to helping the visitor understand the ins and outs of working with Google Docs. That’s really the best description I can think of to describe this site. Navigation and use is as simple and powerful as Google Docs itself. Just select a topic of interest from the left side navigation menu and read on. Screen captures are included along with complete descriptions of just what activity is being discussed. 100 Google Docs Tips. November 9th, 2009 Students and educators have a wealth of learning and productivity tools available to them online.

100 Google Docs Tips

Google offers some of the highest-quality resources on the web to meet all your study and teaching needs, and all you need to access them is an internet connection. The Google Docs collection provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports. But besides the basic features, there are lots of little tricks and hacks you can use to make your Google Docs experience even more productive.

Here are 100 great tips for using the documents, presentations and spreadsheets in Google Docs. Keyboard Shortcuts. Google Apps for Education: Tips & Tricks. Leveraging Web 2.0 tools like Google Apps is a powerful learning strategy in the 21st Century.

Google Apps for Education: Tips & Tricks

But how do you choose the right tool that will enhance classroom learning and not be an afterthought or add on? We’ve put together some best practices for Google Apps for Education. Collaborate Students, colleagues, and professionals can share ideas, give feedback, produce meaningful products and more! Collaborate on a singular document (versus sending multiple versions back and forth via email)Upload and convert document files (up to 2 MB)Work together synchronously or asynchronously Share Documents can be made private, public or shared with just a few peopleGoogle accounts aren’t required for everyone to collaborateInformation is stored in the cloud and can be accessed 24/7 Use the Templates App Free templates include teacher and student planning tools, evaluations, rubrics, newsletters and more!

Use the search feature Organize. Documents. Google. 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class. August 11, 2014 This is the third post in a series of posts aimed at helping teachers and educators make the best out of Google Drive in classrooms.

38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class

Google Classroom: A Sneak Peek. 7/30/2014 By: Shannon Mersand Google is starting to allow early adopters to check out Google Classrooms this month.

Google Classroom: A Sneak Peek

Although the program is limited in functionality, it looks pretty exciting. Here’s how it works: 20 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom. Early Review of Google Classroom -e-Literate.