Posts Categorized: Google

Student Bookmarks

All students have access to a handful of district designated bookmarks that are loaded each time they sign into a Chromebook or a Chrome browser on a PC. These bookmarks... Read more

Viewing PDFs in Chrome

Your Chrome browser has a setting that controls whether or not you are able to view PDFs directly in the browser. In most cases you do want to view PDFs... Read more

Chromebook Printing with PaperCut

Until the end of 2020 Chromebook Printing was managed by Google CloudPrint. With the retirement of that service SD61 has introduced a replacement solution called PaperCut Mobility Print. The app... Read more

Re-Orienting Your Workspace

Google likes to switch things up on a regular basis. Unlike the venerable Microsoft Office suite, which has used the same name for its products since floppy disks were a... Read more

Three New Features for Google Meet

Google Meet has recently added three features that will enhance video conferencing in remote and blended learning scenarios. The Auto and Tiled views now show up to 49 participants. A... Read more

Forwarding Your District Gmail to GVSD Email

Why forward your GSuite email to your Outlook email? Get notified when students submit assignments to Google Classroom—fine tune what you get notified about in Classroom following these instructions. Get... Read more

Google Classroom Notifications

Sometimes students miss a teacher's feedback when it is communicated through Google Classroom. One common reason for this is that the students have their notifications turned off. Notifications cannot be... Read more

Stopping Smart Compose Suggestions

Smart Compose is a new Google Docs feature that introduces predictive text. The feature appears to be turned on by default, but it can be disabled by users individually. Read... Read more