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How do I Connect to Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Apps, That Google Thing)
Added on Tue, Jun 18, 2013
Whether you call it Google Docs (the old name), Google Apps (another old name) or Google Drive (their most recent name), the instructions below will help you log in to your documents in Google: Open a web browser and go to http://gapps.nsd.org/ Log... Read More
When staff or students leave the district, can they take their district Google Drive files with them?
Added on Tue, Jun 9, 2015
If staff or students are leaving the district, they can download copies of documents in their NSD Google account to their personal devices using Google Takeout.  Here is a link to directions to Using Google Takeout. For students who would like to... Read More
Google Hangouts has no audio, the microphone isn’t working when I video chat, OR Google Talk is not working.
Added on Fri, Dec 18, 2015
If the camera or microphone are not working for Google Hangouts or Google Talk, those apps will need to be given permission to use those resources. The Sound Preference Pane in System Preferences may also need to be set to use the computer's... Read More
Google Hangouts: Set Up; Chatting, Contacts, Chat Rooms & Settings; Using Hangouts On Any Device
Added on Wed, Apr 6, 2016
The Instructional Technology Team has created 3 Quick Tips that will help you setup and utilize Google Hangouts. Click on the links below to view the articles:  Quick Tip: Set up Google Hangouts   Quick Tip: Google Hangouts - Chatting, Contacts,... Read More
Teacher Dashboard 2 - New Teacher Dashboard Information & Resources
Added on Wed, Mar 4, 2015
Hapara’s Teacher Dashboard is getting a facelift!  This version has some significant new enhancements, including A cleaner, faster interface with easier access to key features (SmartShare, Groupings) More robust document copy/share... Read More
Google Chrome is displaying a message "Your profile can not be used because it is from a newer version of Google Chrome." How do I clear it?
Added on Wed, Nov 19, 2014
For those of you who use Google Chrome often and have logged in with your apps.nsd.org account to create a Google profile, you may get a warning message that "your Google Chrome profile cannot be used because it is from a newer version of Google... Read More
When I log in to Google Docs (gapps.nsd.org) a screen requesting a verification phone number appears.
Added on Tue, Jun 17, 2014
Google has changed some of their procedures, and occasionally staff may be presented with the following screen requesting verification information after logging in to Google Apps at gapps.nsd.org: Click on the reveal triangle under Enter a phone... Read More
What is my Google Apps username or account name or password?
Added on Fri, Oct 4, 2013
The majority of district staff have an account on Google Apps already set up for them when their account is created. The account has the same username and password as your district account, however, instead of "username@nsd.org" the address is ... Read More