Customizing Resources Using Google Drive for VEX 123

Editing or sharing VEX 123 Activities, as well as other resources from the Teacher Portal using Google Drive, can be accomplished in a few easy steps by using ‘Make a copy.’

The following article will cover:

  • How to use ‘Make a copy’ for VEX 123 Google Doc or Google Sheet
  • Some example resources

How to use ‘Make a copy’ for a VEXcode Go Google Doc or Google Sheet

Ensure you are logged into your Google account and open the Google Doc or Google Sheet you would like to edit or share.

For this example, the Block Pull VEX 123 Activity will be used.

Open the activity and select ‘File.’

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Select ‘Make a copy.’

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Rename the document if you choose.

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Select ‘My Drive’ as the folder location and then select ‘OK’ to save a copy of the activity to your Google Drive.

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This new copy can use all of your Google Document features, such as editing and sharing.

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Note: Some Classroom Management Systems like Google Classroom will automatically prompt you to make a copy.

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Some example resources

You can use the procedures above to ‘Make a copy' of many different resources. Some examples include:

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  • Letter Home: another great example of a resource that is found in every VEX 123 STEM Lab. This letter can save countless hours by having all the pertinent information already created for parents. By using ‘Make a copy,’ you can customize it for each class!

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There are many other resources found within the VEX 123 STEM Labs Teacher Portal that can be easily modified using ‘Download.’

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