Benefits of Docs & Drive in the classroom

Docs

Everyone always has the latest version of the document without needing to merge edits or send files back and forth. You can access the documents, spreadsheets and presentations you create from any computer, anywhere in the world. Using the Drive Chrome web app, you can access your documents, spreadsheets and presentations online and enable offline editing.

Drive

Store and view any kind of file without purchasing anything. Students can view any kind of file – Photoshop, Excel, PDFs, movies and more – all through Google Drive. Students can edit files and the changes are instantly saved through the Drive desktop application. There is no need to upload or download. It’s just there in Drive. And you can access Drive from anywhere when you install Drive on your mobile device. No need to email or use external storage to take files with you.

To review: Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are productivity apps that let you create different kinds of online documents, work on them in real time with other people and store them in your Google Drive online — all for free in the cloud with Google Apps for Education. You can access the documents, spreadsheets and presentations you create from any computer, anywhere in the world. Using the Drive Chrome web app, you can now access your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online and enable offline editing.

 

Google.com,. (2014). Google for Education . Retrieved 22 October 2014, from https://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/d

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