Features- Online, Autosave, Anywhere access
Advantages of: file sharing, Google environment, ease of use, constant improvement, cloud based
Concerns with: privacy, ad sales, no help desk. Support is easy as many users.
Alternatives - Mac based- iCloud , Outlook , Other?
Difference between Dropbox and Drive
Google using, email, using calendar, google drive create and share files. Download files as office, e.g. working on our podcast via Drive, meeting prep & handouts, etc.
Simplicity - just about what everyone needs for a word processor, etc.
iOS and Android apps
How to Use in Schools:
- Google Forms
- MIddle States, Planning of Projects
- Faculty Meetings
- Class Activities
TechForum Texas’ video of Google - Schools Using Google Drive/Docs http://www.livestream.com/techlearning/video?clipId=pla_819ba779-f5db-4430-9713-eb14776876ca&utm_source=lslibrary&utm_medium=ui-thumb
Google Drive Features - Autosave, 30 gigs of storage http://www.google.com/drive/features.htm
Catholicedchat on Google+ - First Saturday of each month Hangout also https://plus.google.com/events/cjps2k7g8chf99i78jrg92sgig0?utm_source=chrome_ntp_icon&utm_medium=chrome_app&utm_campaign=chrome
Google Safety http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/