Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Collaborate with Google Drive, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- In this video, we're going to explore Google Drive,…an amazing tool for communicating…and collaborating on projects.…If you do not already have a Google account…I highly suggest signing up for one.…It's free, and only takes a minute.…You can navigate to gmail.com to create an account.…And right now, I'm in my Gmail account.…Now, one of their most valuable tools…for communication and collaboration…is called Google Drive,…and it includes Google Documents,…Sheets, Slides, Forms, and more.…These Google tools are very similar to programs like…Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.…
The great thing about Google Drive…is that it stores your work in the cloud.…This allows us to do two very important things.…First, you can work on documents from any…internet connected computer,…and second, it's easy for multiple people…to work on the same document,…even at the same time.…Let's check these out.…I can access my Google Drive by navigating…to my Gmail account, and then clicking in the…upper-right corner on the apps icon.…From here, I'll select Drive.…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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