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Improved Teacher Experience with Google Classroom

Google Classroom Updates

Google Classroom Updates Shout out the the Google Classroom Team for continuously improving the experience for students and teachers with new features launched today! Check out the key updates teachers can look forward to as they return to school in the coming weeks (yikes!!). Re-order Classes It’s easiest to view your classes in the order you teach them. Now you ...

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Organizing Files into Multiple Folders in Google Drive

TeachingForward Organizing G Suite Files into Multiple Folders Google Drive

Organizing Google Files into Multiple Folders Google Drive allows users to organize the SAME file into multiple folders without duplicating the file. Any changes to the file will be reflected globally in all folders for you and your collaborators. This feature is particularly important given the collaborative nature of G Suite. The ability to access a file from multiple folders is ...

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Social Stories with Adobe Spark Video

Social Stories with Adobe Spark Video Blog Post from Jenn Judkins Teaching Forward

Supporting Social Emotional Learning Elementary school students created social stories using Adobe Spark Video to support social skills development and reinforce tools and strategies to decrease anxiety within and outside of the classroom. The student-created videos were saved to Google Drive where they were organized by topic to serve as a resource for teachers, students and parents. This student-centered approach ...

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Organizing Shared Files in Google Drive

Organizing shared with me files Google Drive

Organizing “Shared with Me” Files/Folders Google Drive users love the ability to share files and folders with collaborators, however, keeping Google Drive organized can be difficult.  This is particularly true for files or folders that are shared with you.  The “Shared with Me” section of Google Drive lists items in date order which leads to frustration when people go looking ...

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