Customizing Resources Using Google Drive

Editing or sharing 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.’

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How to use ‘Make a copy’ for a 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 Basketball Drills VEXcode VR Activity will be used. To learn more about VEXcode VR Activities, view this article

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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.

Some example resources

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

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  • Email Home - VEXcode VR: another great example of a resource found in the Teacher Portal. This 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!

For more information about the educator resources provided to support VEXcode VR, view this article.