This session explores frameworks that help administrators recognize effective and purposeful technology integration in classrooms. In particular, participants are introduced to the SAMR and 4Cs models while coaching techniques and evaluation methods are also discussed and practiced. You will also learn about some uses of Google Tools such as: Gmail, Calendar, Forms/Spreadsheets, and the basics of Docs. Administrators leave this session with a solid understanding of how to support teachers in an ever-changing world and use Google Tools to increase work efficiency.
Google Workspace for Education Tools
Google Workspace for Education Level 2 Certification
Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 focuses on meaningful and creative ways to integrate the 4Cs in the classroom. Level 2 teaches the advanced features of Google Workspace for Education including HyperDocs using Google Docs, Maps, and MyMaps for geo-instruction and virtual field trips; digital portfolios with Google Sites; and using screencasting techniques for developing learning libraries in YouTube and more. Level 2 is the perfect place for teachers who are ready to try something new and engaging in their classrooms all while preparing them for Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 exam.
Google Workspace for Education Level 1 Certification
Explore the core areas of Google Workspace for Education to increase professional learning and leadership; efficiency in the classroom; and student learning and creativity. We’ll explore several tools in Google’s Level 1 curriculum, all of which are taught within the context of meaningful use with students and teachers. Segments include the Chrome browser, search techniques, and Google Classroom… as well as Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Spreadsheets, Forms, Calendar, Sites, and Groups. Gmail, Hangouts, and YouTube are also included. In addition to the tools, participants are exposed to critical student skill sets necessary for learning in an online environment.
This Bootcamp provides classified staff with an overview of how to use Google Workspace for Education within the context of their work. Participants explore best practices with Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs Forms, and Spreadsheets – along with basics in Google Apps such as sharing settings and collaboration. Also included, Chrome and the Chrome Web Store, including apps and extensions for the Chrome Browser that make anyone’s work more accessible and more efficient.
Getting Started with Google Workspace for Education
In this session, you will learn to navigate the core tools in Google Workspace for Education and how to communicate, collaborate, and create. We will take a look at the basics and get hands-on experience using both Google Drive and 1-2 of the other core tools. You will learn how to create new, organize, and share your work from Google Drive. Be ready to learn, create, practice, and explore!