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Annotating a PDF on iPad from Google Drive & Returning it to Drive Using Foxit PDF


  1. Open your Google Drive App
  2. Click on the PDF you want to use
  3. Click on the 3 dots in the top right hand corner of the screen
  4. Click on send a copy, click on “open in”
  5. Click on copy to Foxit PDF
  6. The PDF will open in Foxit PDF and you can annotate it
  7. When you are finished, click on the box with the arrow in the top right hand corner of the screen, click on share, choose flattened document (if you do not want the option of changing annotation) or original (if you would like the option of changing your annotations from day to day.)


Creating a Writable PDF In Schoology Using Foxit PDF

Have you ever wanted an iPad app that would allow you to download a worksheet to your students via Schoology, have them complete it using the stylus on the iPad and then send  back the saved worksheet for grading?  Well then the free  Foxit app is the tool for you.

Creating the assignment as a teacher in  in Schoology

  1. Enter Schoology in Teacher ViewFoxit_PDF_reader
  2. Click on Teacher account
  3. Click on add an assignment
  4. Name the assignment,  write a description, pick a due date, change the point value, decide if it is going to be graded and place it into a category (homework, classwork, etc)
  5. Click on file & attach your file (PDF works best)- if you are attaching a file from your google drive make sure that it is unlocked & that the sharing permissions are set as “ON- anyone at LMTSD with the link can view”


Accessing & Completing the assignment as a student

  1. Enter Course, click on assignment, click on view attachment, click on attachment & open worksheet
  2. Once the document is visible, click on the curved arrow in the upper right corner of the screen, click on open in and open the worksheet using FOXIT PDF
  3. It will automatically open the worksheet in FOXIT PDF 
  4. Pick the tool from the top menu that you wish to use to write your answers
  5. Your user name will come up automatically when FOXIT prompts you to
    identify the author
  6. Complete worksheet
  7. Click on the curved arrow in the upper right corner of the screen, click on save, choose original (student can make corrections when the document is returned) Flattened (no corrections are possible)
  8. Send it to your teacher by clicking on the square with the up arrow in the upper left corner of the page, click on open in (box with the up arrow), click on the Schoology app,  click on submit to assignment, select course, click on the correct assignment and choose the upload button


Marking & Returning Assignment in Schoology

  1. Enter Schoology in Teacher View
  2. Click on the assignment or notification
  3. Click on needs grading
  4. Mark assignment (comment, annotate, etc)
  5. Assign a Grade & comments
  6. Click on show to student & click on submit

Below is a  step by step by Terry Lindenmuth video explaining the process using a similar app Notability: