More Google Resources

Check out the Jeffco Google Apps Resource Site for more information and support.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Introducing Google Drive

 Introducing Google Drive, the newest member of Google Apps

Google Drive will become the default and will replace the documents list as the way for users to access their files and documents.”

Stay tuned for when this will roll in Jeffco and what it might entail.  At first glance, it sounds like a nice upgrade!

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Bloomin' Apps - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything


Bloomin' Apps - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything:

Google Apps - iPad Apps - Android Apps...  All placed in the structure of how they support Bloom's Revised Taxonomy for cognitive learning.  Take a look and share your ideas below!

Bloomin' Apps - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything:

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Google Calendar Sharing Tip

Helpful tips from the Jeffco Service Desk for sharing your Google Calendars:
This is to inform you of a workaround for the Google Calendar sharing issue that many of you have had when using Jeffco Google Apps.

Please follow these steps to enable others to properly share (see) your calendar AFTER you have shared it with them:

  • Navigate to your calendar – you should see a list of calendars under your own personal calendar called: Other Calendars 
  • Click the drop down next to the name of your calendar. 
  • Select: Calendar Settings from the dropdown list. 
  • On the Calendar Settings page, find a section called: Calendar Address 
  • Click the blue HTML button 
  • Copy the link provided in this window. Your link should look like this: 
  • Email this link to all of the users you have shared your calendar with, once they click this link and display the calendar, the calendar will populate into their “Other Calendars” list. 

If you continue to have issues sharing your Google Calendar, please follow these steps. If you have any issues or questions about a Jeffco Google App there are a few options:

  • Often times, you can simply Google your issue! Google is great about indexing and making a help widely available for their own tools. 
  • Navigate to:, where you can search for your issue or find help and info on known issues.
  • If you just can’t seem to find the help you need, Jeffco Employees can contact the Service Desk:

Using Google Docs to Create Digital Kits for Student Projects - The Tempered Radical

Using Google Docs to Create Digital Kits for Student Projects - The Tempered Radical:

Interesting blog post about using Google Apps to help kids organize their media for digital storytelling projects.  Includes tips on teaching copyright compliance.

How do you use Google Apps with kids?