How to Share Documents in Google Drive

Published On: February 22nd, 2017·By ·

Are you interested in sharing documents with students, parents, or colleagues online? Let's take a look at how to share documents in Google Drive.

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Would you like to have access to documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and other digital items that you and your students can share or access from anywhere – for free? Google Drive allows you to do just that!

Learn in just three minutes how to use Google Drive to share documents.

Watch Monica as she goes through the various sharing options of Google Drive. You can share with others via a public link, or invite others individually via email. Overall, Google Drive gives some wonderful options to encourage collaboration and sharing with others.

Sharing documents is just one small part of what Google Drive has to offer. For more on getting the most out of Google Drive, check out some of these training sessions.

Google Drive: An Intro to Free Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom. Enjoy an overview of Google Drive, as well as the types of tools it offers and how to find them. Learn how to create, share, and use an example collaborative document. In addition, hear suggestions for how they can be used in a classroom and learn the basics of Google Classroom and Google Apps for Education, along with the benefits of each.

Google Drive Add-ons and Chrome Extensions that Enhance Productivity. Would you like the ability for you and your students to be more productive and save time? Many of the free Google Drive add-ons and Chrome extensions will help you do just that! Explore a variety of the helpful Google Drive add-ons, such as Flubaroo, Autocrat, Table of Contents, and more. In addition, view some slick Chrome extensions like Screencastify, OneTab, and Movenote and discuss how they can help teachers, administrators, and students work and learn more productively!

These training sessions are available for a small fee, or as part of a Premium SimpleK12 Membership.

Do you use Google Drive in your classroom? What is your favorite feature? Let me know what you think in a comment on this article.

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About Our “Share Documents in Google Drive” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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