Google Drive Basics

  • Level: Basic
  • Study time: 6 min
  • Video time: 38 min
  • IL PD Credit: 0.75 PDH
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About the course

Google Drive is an amazing tool that can help you store, create, and share files of many types with your students and colleagues. In this course, you will learn to use Google Drive to store, organize, and share your files with others. You'll also learn some tips and tricks to help increase your productivity and navigate this essential Google tool. Participants will learn how to:

Cloud Storage

Use Google Drive as a way to store files "in the cloud"

Stay Organized

Organize files and folders using a variety of methods


Share files with students and colleagues 

Course Lessons

Matt Jacobson

Matt provides almost three decades of experience in helping students and schools innovate. Prior to working with the LTC, Matt was a middle school consultant and has worked as a teacher, administrator, coach, and trainer for preK-12 schools in central Illinois.
Matt Jacobson serves as the Online Learning Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. Matt develops engaging synchronous and asynchronous online and in-person training opportunities for educators and administrators. He also provides coaching, consulting, and training services for schools developing online and blended learning activities for students and staff. Matt provides administration and coaching on a variety of Learning Management Systems and many other online tools. He is a Google Certified Educator (Level 1 & Level 2), Soundtrap Certified Educator, and Screencastify Certified Genius.