Edit, Collaborate and Sync Documents With Google Drive

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Google Drive

Nifty tool for collaboratively editing and syncing files across devices

Pros: You get much of the functionality of Microsoft Office; collaboration on files is elegant, and it all stays safely synced on all devices.

Cons: Poses potential privacy issues for classrooms with multiple students sharing one device.

Bottom Line: Google Drive is a smart choice for budget-conscious schools, with its free productivity tools and file syncing.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

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