Going Paperless: Distributing Handouts to Students Digitally

Awesome write up! Thanks so much for putting this out there…

Digitally Enhanced by Janetta Garton

A teacher recently asked me, “How can I easily distribute a digital template to students that they can then edit?”

gClassFolders for Google Drive is the answer. Not only will it provide an easy way to distribute files to students, it also generates assignment folders for individual students organized by period and course, to be used by students to submit work. A big thank you to Bjorn Behrendt and Andrew Stillman for their work in developing and updating this script!

Teacher View

This script creates these folders in the teacher’s account:

  • Class View: This is one folder for the course to house files that are only VIEWABLE by everyone in the class. So anything you place in this folder will be viewable by all students enrolled in this course, regardless of what period they are attending. Example: Syllabus, worksheet templates
  • Class Edit:  This is one folder for the…

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About Thrasymachus

2013 Northwest ISD teacher of the year, Humanities Texas 2012 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, and 2011 Outstanding Educator of North Texas Award (North Central Texas College). I'm currently a Regional Digital Learning Consultant with the Education Service Center Region 11 in Ft. Worth, Texas and a college government educator who incorporates philosophy, technology & humor. A student through and through, I walk with my students in their learning. Most importantly, I'm blessed with the 3 most perfect kids eva! I love on them ery day!!!
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