DigCompEdu Competence area

4.1 Assessment strategies

Progression Level

Expert (B2)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

The recipe is for trainers that want to share their original or previously created online resources with other teachers. It’s a sharing tool that enhances communication and collaborative work amongst teachers. Ultimately, teachers can also use G Suite Education to facilitate interactive learning.

Target group

Online Teachers / Classroom teachers.


  • PC/laptop/smartphome
  • Internet connection
  • Login to a Google domain / Google account
  • Account for G Suite Education (see link below)
  • Previously created or found online resources (such as grammar worksheets, reading comprehension texts, etc)
  • Scanner (if your lessons are paper versions


Google offers schools a hosted solution for email, calendar, and chat through G Suite for Education, our integrated communication and collaboration solution. By using G Suite Education, trainers can share online resources with other teachers in a paperless and collaborative online way. This specific lesson will teach you how to use and manage a shared Google Drive to compile your lessons online and share them with other teachers. You can create Google Drive shared folders for different projects, courses, or subject areas.

How to do it (step by step)

Step 1

Scan all your paper versions of worksheets and exercises you’d like to compile. If you have online lessons, add them as PDF, Word, Excel or Powerpoint documents to your computer desktop.

Step 2

Login to your G Suite Education account.

Step 3

Go to www.drive.google.com 

Step 4

On the left, click Shared Drives.

Step 5

At the top, click + New (folder).

Step 6

Enter a name for the new folder and click Create (For example, Present Perfect Grammar).

Step 7

Upload all your worksheets and lessons by dragging them from your desktop into the new folder.

Step 8

Click on the shared drive – click Add Members.

Step 9

Click on the shared drive – click Add Members.

Step 10

Add members by entering email addresses (or groups from Google Groups).

Step 11

Include a message on why you are sharing the folder with your colleagues.

Step 12

Hit send and the teachers will receive an email with an access link.

There is more…

See Also

Check out training on the fundamentals of using G Suite Education.