Teacher Review For Google Drive

Google Drive is an excellent supporting App for iOS that facilitates electronic workflow and collaboration.

James B.
Technology coordinator
Windward School
Los Angeles, CA
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My Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math, Science
My Rating 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Homework
Individual
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
Every faculty and student receives a Google Apps account that gives them access to Drive. Faculty use this app to share content with students, students use it to collaborate on projects, and administrators and faculty use it to collaborate on everything. We also use QuickOffice Pro HD to edit docs on Drive - Drive spreadsheet editing is far easier with that app.
My Take
The Drive iOS app finally brings Google Docs to the iPad in a usable form with hi-fidelity access to Documents, decent access to Spreadsheets, and the ability to run a Presentation. (No access to Drawings as of August 2013.) Unlike the Chrome app interface to GoogleDocs, Drive gives you real-time collaboration with others within your documents. The Bonus: Some other apps can plug into to Drive to store content or even access docs.