EDU 922 Google Tools for Educators
Examines the G Suite of educational tools (formerly Google Apps for Education or GAFE) and explores how these technical tools can aid teachers in developing digital learning resources and methodologies. Students will learn to effectively implement G Suite tools in classroom instruction and activities to facilitate collaborative, independent, and differentiated learning.
Investigate the free educational solution, G Suite for Education and understand how these technical and educational tools can empower teachers and students to develop authentic, relevant digital learning. Develop proficiency in Google Tools for effective implementation in classroom instruction and activities, to facilitate collaborative, independent and differentiated learning.
*Participants in the online sessions of this course will have mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.
As part of this course, Eduspire will pay the testing fee for the Level 1 or Level 2 Google Certification exam.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Though I use Google Tools all the time, this course made me examine some Google Tools I was not familiar with and learn how to use them more effectively.L.W., Language Arts Teacher
I really enjoyed the ability to choose my projects. I was able to tailor the class to my personal needs and those best suited to help my students!J.M., World Languages Teacher
I plan on incorporating more technology into my lessons.A.A., World Languages Teacher
Enjoyed learning applicable things towards my teaching, as well as creating things that I can actually use. It was great having a cohort to bounce things off of each other in person.D.B.
The course was very informative. I loved being able to complete the coursework when I had the time to do so.T.W., Tech Specialist
Class was awesome Kathy is very knowledgeable and I learned a lot of things I can use in my classes.M.N., Tech Specialist
I found the information (videos & articles) that were shared to the class to be very helpful. I was able to use this information to research and experiment with the programs.A.S., Elementary Teacher
I was really surprised by how helpful this course was, and how much I've learned. It was exciting to have this opportunity to improve my skills. I am even considering doing the Google Certification after the course is finished.E.D., Social Studies Teacher
Loved this course! Found all of the information to be very relevant and meaningful.A.S., Elementary Teacher
I really enjoyed learning and implementing google toolsE.H.
So many hidden treasures to Google Tools that I was taught in this class. Definitely worth it!J.W., Math Teacher
In this course I was able to learn many tips and tricks to be more efficient in using Google Tools. Collaborating with colleagues gave me insights into new ways to use them in my position.A.W., Reading Specialist
Many of the things that I have learned in this course will be implemented immediately...P.S., Music Teacher
This was a great course for helping me transition both to the Google Suite and to using much more technology in the classroom.T.N.
I think it will be very valuable for my classroomJ.S., Elementary Teacher