Tuesday Tech Tip

January 2013

Google Drive

Did you know that we have SBSD Google Apps for Education accounts???

This gives you access to Google Drive from your computer and your iPad.



SBSD Google Apps for Education


SBSD domain - http://www.google.com/a/sbsd.k12.ca.us

Logins for administrators, all staff, and students

NOTE: GoogleApps user name is first and last name lowercase no space and password is 4-digits+solana (e.g. johnsmith and ####solana)

* Your account must be activated before using the DRIVE app on your iPad.


Visit WIKI for detailed info. - go.sbsd.net


Google Drive App



The Google Drive app now allows for creation of:

  • Documents
  • Spreadsheets
  • Folders


You can now also upload from the camera roll:

  • Images
  • Videos


All documents are stored in the cloud and easily accessible from anywhere.


Many PDF annotation apps now allow direct upload to Google Drive (Notability, Good notes)


Basic Google Drive Overview

Go Google: Google Drive

Create forms to gather information from parents and students

  • Forms can be created and used in many different ways (parent/student information survey, student assessment, class polls).

  • A good way to get the link to your class is through your class Edmodo group.