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Showing posts from January, 2016

Accepting an Invite to a Blog

One of the things I do when setting up blogs for a school is to invite each teacher to be an author or administrator on their blog.  In order to do this they need to accept the invitation.

This Slide Deck explains how to accept an invitation.

Please note that blog invitations can sometimes end up in your SPAM folder, so if you're expecting one and haven't received it, check your SPAM folder.

Sharing in Google Drive

It's the start of a new year, time for a refresh of some basics I think... it's so easy to forget how to do things when you've been on holiday and not using them for a while.

One of those things is how to share documents in Google Drive and what all those sharing settings actually mean...

Sharing can sometimes be a bit of a challenge in Google Drive especially when staff move on to another school and want to take documents with them or when new staff arrive and need to have access to shared documents.

I've created this presentation to explain the sharing settings and how they work...

It's really important to setup sharing within your organisation so that you're all following the same guidelines.  This keeps things tidy, easy to find and easy to manage with new staff and for those that are moving on.

Sharing with Teams / Whole organisations
I'd highly recommend sharing with folders and using group emails rather than individual emails where possible.  This mak…