Using Google Photos to build collaborative albums

Google Photos

Google has a cloud photo management system – Google Photos – which some consider to be the current best solution available. This week Google has added the ability to create ‘shared albums’ – where multiple people can contribute images into a single collaborative album. This could be rather useful! Imagine a team of teachers or … Read more

Having a file in multiple Google Drive folders

Google Drive

In Google Drive it is possible to ‘add selected items to an additional folder’. This means that you can have a file in more than one folder. You are not duplicating the file – you are just putting access to it in more than one place. The process: Select the file you would like to … Read more

Forcing students to make a copy of a Google Document, Sheet or Slide

Google Drive

You have produced a Google Document, Sheet or Slide and you want the students to make a copy of it so that they work upon their own copy. You can share the document with the students – with the students only having the right to view the document and then ask them to go to … Read more

A journey through Search


The following steps may help you guide students (or staff) through various search skills. Tip: ensure that you are all using the same Google domain – either or Using geographically localize to the Google domain of the country you are in. Search: hurricane – how many results are there? Search: hurricane katrina … Read more