MyGPS: How to Submit an iPad Assignment

Workflow overview (detailed below) The teacher creates an assignment and allows onCampus (MyGPS) submissions. Students open the assignment in MyGPS and download any attachments. Completed assignments are saved in Google Drive or the Photos app. Students return to MyGPS, click on the assignment name, and submit their assignment by attaching it from Google Drive or […]

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Google Drive: How to Create, Share & Access Folders & Files

How to create folders in Google Drive Open your Google Drive app (or go to drive.google.com on a laptop) and be sure you are logged in to your GPS account. Click the New button   (laptop, top left) or the blue + sign  (iPad, bottom right) and select Folder. Title the folder and click Create. […]

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Sharing a Google doc with a prompt to make a copy

Thank you to Erin Bas for this tip! One of Google’s greatest strengths is that collaborators can work on a document in real time. This can be a problem, however, if you want to provide a Google document to a class for individual or group work. Asking them to make a copy usually ends up […]

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How to edit MS Office files in Google Drive

If you’re using a Chromebook or the most recent versions of the Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps on your phone or tablet, you can already edit Office files. If you’re using a computer Download the Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides Chrome extension. From Google Drive, double-click any Office file to start editing. The […]

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Google Apps: How to share files or folders

Google Sharing Basics Any type of file can be stored in Google Drive on your computer and online. Non-Google files like Word, Excel, or Powerpoint, can be shared from Google Drive, but the files can not be edited in Drive, either by the user or collaboratively. Microsoft files must be downloaded and edited in the corresponding application. To […]

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Introduction to Google Drive and G Suite for Education

All GPS students and employees now have a GPS Google Apps account. This account gives you access to Google Drive for online file & media backup (with unlimited storage space!) and Google Apps for Education (now called G Suite) including Docs, Sheets, Slides, YouTube, etc.  Google Drive is so much more than online storage. It provides the following 3 major features as part of […]

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How to create your GPS Google Apps account

All GPS students and employees have access to a GPS Google Apps account. If you are logging into your GPS Google Drive account for the first time, you will connect through MyGPS. For more information on Google Drive and G Suite for Education, click here. How to create your GPS Google Apps account Open Chrome (add the Chrome browser here) and […]

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