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Accessing Google Drive Online Besides accessing Drive from your computer, you can access it online in Google Apps. Click the GOOGLE APP icon, then select DRIVE.
Google Drive Login If not, you will log in using your STM Gmail username and password. If you are logged into Gmail, you are logged into Drive.
Creating a Document You can create a document from within Drive very similar to those created in Microsoft Office applications. DOCS = Word SHEETS = Excel SLIDES = PowerPoint
Upload Formats When you upload files you can either leave it in its original format or convert it into Google Drive format. Converting a file to Google Drive format allows you to edit, collaborate on, and share something online.
Controlling Upload Format Select the SETTINGS gear on the right-side of Drive window and open your settings. Selecting the box will automatically upload Word files into the Google Doc format. Do not check it if you want the option to leave a document in Word format.
Upload Cheatsheet Go back to Drive and select the NEW button. Choose FILE UPLOAD to browse your computer for your Cheatsheet. Now your cheatsheet is available anywhere!
File Sharing You can also share a document in Drive. Shared Google docs allow you to collaborate with others in real-time.
Let’s Collaborate Partner A: Go to Gmail and find an email with the subject: GETTING TO KNOW STM WEBQUEST.
Download Document DOWNLOAD the document in Microsoft Word
Save Webquest On the menu go to: FILE →SAVE AS. Save the Webquest on the Desktop of your computer.
Upload into Drive Go back to Drive and select the NEW button. Choose FILE UPLOAD to browse your computer for the file.
Converting to Google Docs When you upload the document, locate it, right click, select Open with and choose Google Docs
Sharing the Webquest Once the document opens, SHARE the it with Partner #2. Type the STM GMAIL ADDRESS for Partner #2. Be sure that they CAN EDIT.
Working Together Search the school website (www.stmcougars.net) as well as other sites to find the answers. Type answers in Google Docs. Partner #1 should type in BLUE. Partner #2 should type in RED.