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Wheeling, Illinois 60090

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Posts with Tag: Google Drive

Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps for Education Account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

UPLOADING FILES AND FOLDERS TO GOOGLE DRIVE

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All staff members should store their work related files and folders in Google Drive, and should be utilizing Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Please be sure, if you have not already done so, to upload all work related files and folders to Google Drive that are currently being […]

Google Team Drives now available

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Google has rolled out a new feature called Team Drives and these are now available for all staff members. What are Team Drives? Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can store their files and guarantee that every member has the most up-to-date information, no matter the time or place. How are Team Drives different […]

Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

Google+ Photos: Now in Drive

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This week, Google is rolling out a new feature to Google Apps for Education domains. Google+ Photos will now appear in Google Drive on the left side titled as “Google Photos” as pictured below. There are some great benefit to this feature, and staff members also need to understand the distinction between the storage of […]

Google Drive: 2 Ways to Navigate

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Nearly all of the time that School District 21 staff members interact with their Google Drive, they do so in the Chrome browser. This is the best way to use Google Drive and will work for nearly everyone, nearly all of the time. Additionally, during the laptop set-up process, all staff configured Google Drive in […]

Writing in Other Languages

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Living in a the small global community that exists in our world today requires most people to have proficiency in multiple languages and to be able to use devices across those languages. Previously, instructions have been provided regarding how to use Mac OS X in languages (Typing en EspaƱol and 1 Computer, Multiple Languages) other […]

Organizing Your Google Drive

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As staff members move to the new Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e staff laptops, the only way to safely store and back-up files is in Google Drive. There, in addition to Google’s server infrastructure, School District 21 also has three additional services providing back-up and security for both our productivity as a school district as well […]

Mid-Trimester Reports, Grades 1-5

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All Mid-Trimester Reports have been converted into Google Docs and are available to School District 21 staff members through this link: Mid-Trimester Reports 1st – 5th Grade   Creating reports for your students 1. Create a folder within your Google Drive named Mid-Tri Progress Report Templates. 2. Go to your Google Drive Shared with Me/Incoming […]

New Staff Laptops–Files in Google Drive

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The key element in this transition is that, at this point, all staff members should have moved their files to Google Drive and should be working in Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Moving forward, as determined by the staff committee during the 2012-2013 school year, staff laptops will […]



Each District 21 school is named after an American author, and learning and literacy is at the center of our Professional Learning Community. The Modern Pen provides a collaborative location in which District 21 teachers can come together to learn the skills that will enable their students to learn new skills and to understand concepts at an even different level than before.

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