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I'd suggest using gClassfolders or Teacher Dashboard...there is no way of
really managing/recovering a doc in a shared folder if you aren't the
owner.


On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Eric Hall <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Is the folder shared TO the student, or shared BY them to the teacher? We
> use the latter strategy, so that the student is owner of folder and files.
>
> Only the owner can truly delete a document. If others try to delete or
> move it out of a shared folder they get a warning, and if they do it anyway
> the result is 1) no longer available to anyone else 2) may get moved out of
> the folder in the owner's Drive, still can be found in "All Documents"
>
> Someone recently shared a tip to avoid issue 1, which is that people who
> want shared documents somewhere ELSE in their own Drive can use ctrl-click
> to make an additional shortcut to the document, while leaving it in the
> Shared folder.
>
> If the concern is deletion at the end of the year, the teacher could
> download the entire student folder to have an archive...
>
>
>
> *Eric Hall*
> *Technology Integration Specialist*
> *Mount Mansfield Union High School*
> *Chittenden East SU*
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Cameron Cross <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> We've begun using Google Drive with 4th and 5th graders. They each have
>> their own account in our GAFE domain, but we've been saving work in a
>> Shared Folder.
>>
>> I'm worried that documents may get accidentally deleted from these
>> folders, and a quick search indicates that there is no way to recover them.
>>
>> Short of backing up using a paid Google backup system, is there a way to
>> protect and/or recover deleted documents.
>>
>> If I switch from using a shared folder, should I use "dropboxes" so that
>> both the student and teacher can have access to the documents as they are
>> worked on?
>>
>> Thanks for your help,
>>
>> Cam
>>
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