Tag: Google Drive

Working offline in Google Workspace

Your G Suite account operates in the cloud, so does mean you can only use it when you’re online? Nope! G Suite has increasingly good offline functionality that enables you to access your Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive while offline. In this blog post, I’ll explain how to setup offline functionality for each of these applications.

How to Mail Merge Letters in Google Docs

In a recent post, we shared the top five add-ons you can use to perform a mail merge in Google Drive. In this post, we’ll show you how to use one of those tools, autoCrat, to perform a mail merge in Google Docs that creates and emails personalised letters. This same technique can also be used to personalise any other type of document that is based in Google Docs.

Transferring data between Google accounts – Part 2

In the second post in this three-part series, we’ll show you how to transfer Google Drive data from a consumer Google account (i.e. your own personal Gmail account) to another Google account (personal or G Suite). This is great for those teachers or students who began using their personal Google Drive for school purposes and now have a school G Suite account.

Transferring data between Google accounts – Part 1

A very common question at my training sessions is ‘How do you transfer data between Google accounts?’. This usually comes from a teacher who began using their personal Google Drive for school purposes and now has a school G Suite account, who is planning on moving schools, or has students who are graduating and want to take their data with them.

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Five ways to get more efficient with Google Workspace for Education

When we asked the teachers we work with what their biggest challenge was in implementing technologies into their classrooms, the overwhelming response was lack of time. This led us to develop the Get efficient with G Suite for Education 30 day challenge to help them learn how to save time with the tools they already have. In this blog post, we bring you five of the efficiency tips that feature in the challenge.

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Spreadsheet Copy Down Chaos

By understanding what the spreadsheet is doing and learning a couple of handy hints, you will be creating spreadsheets quicker and using them more effectively to improve your workflow.

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How do you organise Google Drive’s Shared with me?

Whenever I facilitate training sessions for people who are already using Google Drive, I know for sure that I’ll always be asked how do I organise Shared with me? Typically this is accompanied by comments about how messy and confusing Shared with me is. In this post you’ll find my strategies for dealing with your Shared with me frustration.

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Five Google Drive templates for teachers

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms all have a range of great-looking templates that can help make teacher’s administrative work a bit quicker and easier. In this post, I’ll show you how to access templates and share five of my favourites.

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