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HELP WITH GOOGLE
Great Googley-Moogley! Everything is switching to Google, and I don't know how to find anything any more....
Don't worry, help is here!


THE BASICSDO YOU WANT TO:
  • know what Google Docs and Google Drive are?
  • learn Docs & Drive’s main components?
  • see the typical application of Docs & Drive in the classroom?
  • identify the value to educators and teaching?
  • learn how to access supporting information?
          CLICK HERE for the Google for Education "Docs and Drive Level 1" training webpage.

​SETTINGS
Each of the Google Apps allow for personalized settings, to make each app helpful to you. Many options are simply personal preference.
          CLICK HERE for a cheat-sheet of some of the major settings for Chrome, Gmail, and Calendar.

Here are some short videos to walk you through setting up preferences and settings for:


​ORGANIZING SHARED FILES IN DRIVE
Files in your Drive can be grouped into folders, just like with your hard-drive on your computer. You can choose to share individual documents with others, or share entire folders. (Note: Sharing a folder will share ALL documents within that folder to the same people!)

But what about all the files shared with you? If you are frustrated by the randomness of the files in your "Shared with Me" drive, you can create a short-cut to them in your own Drive, and then put them in folders as you choose.
          ​CLICK HERE for a step-by-step video to talk you through doing this.