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
The use of many Google tools will make planning my instruction more organized and efficient. My students will begin to collaborate with students in other areas using Google hangouts, broadening their cultural experiences.E.H., Elementary Teacher
I learned a great deal, all applicable to my job.m.g., Librarian
I really felt that it was all encompassing! I don't know if I could choose just one part because they were all foundational and played a role in the next. My most valuable would be the projects, due to having real life activities and tools to make my life (hopefully) easier!T.S.
I love the practicality of the assignments. Google Tools for Educators is well worth the time spent.R.S., Elementary Teacher
I plan on incorporating the new tools into my lesson plan.K.S., Language Arts Teacher
The course was well structured and the information provided and assignments added to my overall knowledge.M.C., Special Education Teacher
This course was most valuable in creating classroom resources that are meaningful to my educational leadership.L.G., Music Teacher
I thought the depth and difficulty of the course were appropriate. The course is timely and provided useful information and practice for skills learnedV.H., Science Teacher
One of the best education graduate courses I have ever taken. I will ACTUALLY use what i learned in this class.J.S.
Extremely helpful for organizing and becoming more efficient!M.S., Math Teacher
I can use almost all of the Google Tools I learned. So helpful and fun!D.T., Elementary Teacher
I have already started using some of these tools in my classes. I teach students how to use them for their education, but also challenge them to use some of these tools during projects and classwork.M.P.
I learned a great deal and now feel comfortable using a variety of Google Tools.C.G., Social Studies Teacher
I learned so many great tools in this class that will be of great use in my classroom. The content of this course was a great set of learning tools to be able to help my students dive into the world of technology and engage in Google Tools.A.F., Elementary Teacher
This course offered valuable resources that totally change my mindset about Google Tools. It did not only challenged me to learn new tools, but it required me to the implement them where most needed -the classroom.-M.S., Elementary Teacher