Happy Thursday, all. This has been an unusually long week–I think you’ve had those and know what I mean 🙂 Blogging is such stress relief and I love TeachingTrio’s weekly tech linky…so let’s go!
Before we get started, some of these deal with the Google Drive app you can install on your computer. Of course it’s free, and it allows you instant access to your Google Drive files from your computer without having to log into Google and work online. My school district doesn’t allow it on district computers, but I couldn’t live without it on my laptop.
To do this easily, when you’re in Google Drive, scroll to the last item on the list under your folders on the left hand side. You’ll find this…
…and install 🙂
1. Save hard drive space by syncing only those folders you want
You can download all of your Google files and folders from your Drive to your computer so that you can work on them offline, but if you’ve got a smaller hard drive, or just want to conserve space, you can choose the folders to sync (instead of all of them).
First, open up your Google Drive from your task bar: