Google Drive & Docs

Google Drive – HWDSB has created Google accounts for our all of our staff and students which makes having this app on school/student/teacher iPads a pretty handy tool. Students and staff can now create documents from wherever they are on either a mobile device, laptop or desktop computer. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.

With Google Drive you can:

• View documents, PDFs, photos, videos, and more
• Search for files by name and content
• Easily share files and folders with others
• Set sharing permissions to view, comment, or edit
• Quickly access recent files
• See file details and activity
• Enable viewing of files offline

Google Docs – Docs is the actual word processing software that you will need to edit the documents housed in your Google Drive. With Docs you can create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad with the free Google Docs app.

With Google Docs you can:

* Create new documents or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
* Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time
* Open, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents
* Get stuff done anytime — even without an internet connection
* Add and respond to comments
* Never worry about losing your work — everything is automatically saved as you type
* Protect your documents with a 4-digit passcode

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