New versions of Google Classroom and Drive apps for iOS fix lots of issues

Over the past few weeks, many users have been reporting issues with the Google Classroom and Google Drive apps on iOS. Most of the issues had to do with access to files:   Today, 10/2/2015, Google released a brand new Google Classroom app and Google Drive app to address the issues so many were experiencing.…

GREAT NEWS! New in Google Classroom: Add a Co-Teacher

This is huge news for thousands of educators currently using Google Classroom. Without a doubt, the most requested feature missing in Classroom was the ability to add a co-teacher. Well, now you can: Whether it’s a substitute, a teacher’s aide or a department chair, almost every teacher and professor is supported by other educators. So…

First Look: 2/25/2015 Updates to Google Classroom – Upload your own image!

Today, Google announced a few updates to Google Classroom. These changes were mainly cosmetic with few updates on the functionality side of things. The biggest change is the new ability for teachers to upload their own custom image to use as their background image in their class. Apparently, this was one of the most often…

New Headers and Footers in Google Docs – 2 Minute EdTech Tip

Just yesterday, Google introduced an update that English and Language Arts teachers everywhere have been clamoring for. Now, Google Docs users can have a different header/footer on the first page of their documents. What this means is that students can now create a title page for their MLA/Chicago/Turabian formatted papers without having to add a…