Medfield's full transition to Google Apps for Education happened this past July, leaving teachers wondering how are they still going to make use of all those Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoints slides?? While you can convert them on upload to Google Drive, most Office Files lost their formatting- adding to more time needed to fix them. The bottom line: Google and Office just didn't play well together.
Well.. here's one technology update you all have been waiting for... improved Office to Google File conversion AND the ability to actually edit Office Files in Google Drive. Read on!
*NOTE: This is in reference to using Google on the computer and not a mobile device.
Google Guru's: 3 Updates To Make Editing Office Files Even Easier
For those who are looking to edit Microsoft Office Files on the Computer, you'll be happy to know that Dropbox + Microsoft have also teamed up. Once the Microsoft Office Apps are install, you can open those files in Dropbox, edit and sync any changes in Dropbox!
Read this article for more information.