Workshops your staff will thank you for!
EdTechTeam Professional Learning Workshops are designed to support students, educators, administrators and IT staff in utilizing innovative digital resources and solid instructional practices to enhance student learning.
Our professional learning workshops are conveniently brought to your location and are available in half-day, full-day and multi-day formats. We partner with schools, districts and educational organizations to customize these workshops to the size and skill level of your audience. Our workshops are presented by a network of highly trained current and former classroom educators that are National Board Certified and hold extensive technology certifications such as Google Innovator, Google Trainer or Apple Distinguished Educator.
We support professional learning via our EdTechTeam Global Community and are committed to providing the highest quality professional learning experience that your educators will use and thank you for.
With over a 175 workshops to choose from in our extensive workshop catalog, there is quite literally something for everyone. Our Senior Director, Teaching & Learning Learning, Lisa Thumann will guide you through this process to provide a customized mix that will meet the most complex of professional development needs. Be sure to take a look at our most requested and popular workshops at edtech.team/PDWorkshops.
Featured Google Edu Workshops
Going Google? Google Apps for Education Workshops:
Whether your organization is in the initial planning phases or has already begun the process of adopting GAFE there are many professional learning workshops that we offer that provide the tools necessary for a successful transition. Here are three workshops that we consider essential:
Admin Console Retreat
This workshop is perfect if you are about to adopt Google Apps or have been using it for awhile. First, we suggest you work with one of our Certified Administrators make sure set your GAFE domain is correctly set up with EDU best practices. Next, you invite all the folks in your district that will be managing your domain for this onsite workshop that includes an overview of the Google Apps Admin Console settings, deployment planning, security, compliance and so much more.
Google for Education Leaders Workshop
This one-day experience for district leaders is designed to inform, inspire, and empower educational leaders. Make the most of the free tools Google offers educational institutions. Understand the Google Apps suite, and how your support staff can manage student and teacher accounts. Be prepared to make decisions regarding the benefits and limitations of Chromebooks and Nexus devices. Learn which tools in the Google Apps Marketplace, the Chrome Web store, and Google Drive might best benefit your organization. This session also includes a segment focused on maximizing productivity with Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, along with more time-saving collaborative tools.
Train the Trainers Workshop
Finally, create a cohort of train-the-trainers! EdTechTeam will arrange for one of their Global Summit keynote/featured speakers who is a Google Certified Trainer to work with your designated team of educators on using the Google Apps Suite to improve teaching and learning.
Ready to get even more Googley?
Now that the basics are covered you’re probably wondering what’s next? We have an extensive catalog of interactive and empowering workshops led by our Certified Google Trainers and Innovators that are designed to take it to the next level. Here are some of our most requested and popular workshops for the post adoption environment:
Workshop of the Month
Who said learning can’t be fun?
Breakout EDU: Bring Gaming into the Classroom
This one day workshop will teach educators how to bring gaming into their classrooms using Breakout EDU. Educators will begin the day by playing one of the Breakout EDU games. After the game, educators will debrief the experience. The middle of the day will be devoted to designing games for the classroom based on each educator’s curriculum. The day will conclude with a debrief and playing each other’s games.
Each session attendee will receive their own Breakout EDU kit!
All professional development events are coordinated by Dr. Mark Wagner, Michael Wacker, Lisa Thumann, and Kate Petty with assistance from our core team and extended team of over 100 dynamic and inspiring experts globally.
If you’re interested in hosting EdTechTeam custom professional development (or engaging our team as consultants or organizational change coaches), please fill out the online request form below. This form will collect all the information we need to generate a draft proposal for your review.