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Google Drive

Google Drive

Download the Google Drive app for your laptop & mobile devices to access and edit your files from anywhere.
Apple's Google Drive iOS app 
Android's Google Drive app

Google Drive Chrome Web Apps

Basically shortcuts to a new Google Doc, but they will work offline as well.

Google Documents
Google Sheets
Google Forms
Google Slides
Google Drawing

Extensions / Apps

Apps for Google Drive

PDFZen - Free PDF editor/annotation software on the web.

Kaizena - Voice Comments in Google Docs, 

GeoGebra - Dynamic math software, allows students to build mathematical understanding

Google Keep - Notetaking

Lucidpress - Layout and Design app, similar to MS Publisher 

UJam - create music for all the things in your life, for free!

Pixlr Photo Editor - Full featured in browser photo editor, similar to Photoshop.

Pic Monkey - Free photo editor with Collage, Touch Up, Teeth Whiten, Fonts, Effects, Filters, Frames, Stickers & more

Mind Meister - Create, edit and share mind maps online. 

Cacoo - Diagramming & Real-Time Colla

Simplebooklet - Easy to make web booklets you can publish, post, pin, tweet, share, embed, print and email.

Snag-it - Image editing and sharing app
Snag-it - extension

Form+ - Create easy to use web forms easily, enhances Google Forms.

Mural-ly - Visual collaboration for creative people.

Lucidchart Diagrams - Draw flowcharts, mind maps and more. Work together in real time with your team.

Concept Board - Team collaboration for visually focused projects.

AutoCAD 360  - View, edit, and share DWG drawings through your web browser.

Floorplanner - The easiest way to create floor plans.

WeVideo - Video editor and maker. - The easiest way to take notes from videos. Everything synchronized!

Save to Google Drive - a Chrome Browser extension that saves the web directly into Google Drive.

Google Chrome Apps and Extensions - an exhaustive list

Classroom Ideas

Many HS lessons utilizing Google Drive
Google Docs for Writing - Process Writing with Google Documents / Jigsawing / Collaboratively write an essay in small groups or an entire class.

Google Apps K-12 Lesson Plans using Docs, Sites and Calendar - Easily incorporate Google Apps into your curriculum with these classroom-ready lesson plans. Have a Google Apps lesson plan? Submit it for review.

Google Form Scripts
  • Flubaroo - automatically can grade responses from a Google Form
  • Doctopus & Goobric - Do you want a clear way to organize student Google documents and a way to easily share and create documents for students?
  • YouPD - a collection of scripts and PD centered finding free solutions to a classroom/school's workflow


Become a Google Educator
Google Drive - A Complete User Guide (16:40 Video)
Interactive Tour of Google Drive
About Google Drive
Google Drive Help

Ninja ProgramThe Ninja Program is a free program for students and educators to learn how to use Google Apps for Education in a fun and social way. Study, take tests, earn badges, and become a Ninja Master.