EDU 922 Google Tools for Educators
Examines the Google Workspace of educational tools (formerly G Suite and Google Apps for Education) and explores how these technical tools can aid teachers in developing digital learning resources and methodologies. Students will learn to effectively implement Google Workspace tools in classroom instruction and activities to facilitate collaborative, independent, and differentiated learning.
Investigate the free educational solution, Google Workspace, 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
I enjoyed how Traci gave us materials and resources on the google tools to work at our own pace and projects to demonstrate our understanding instead of pointless papers and assessments.J.C., Elementary Teacher
I learned a great deal about Google Tools and feel more confident now.m.C., Elementary Teacher
We have a 1:1 ratio of students to chromebooks so this course was extremely valuable.M.O.
This was a very practical course that I learned a lot from. Both additions to what I already use and new itemsC.B.
I love the practicality of the assignments. Google Tools for Educators is well worth the time spent.R.S., Elementary Teacher
The most valuable part of this course was the collection of resources in every single module. I appreciated being able to review and revisit multiple resources that were categorically organized.M.H., Math Teacher
The projects enhanced my knowledge of how to create more student centered activities and provided me with resources to be more organized.M.C., Special Education Teacher
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
So many hidden treasures to Google Tools that I was taught in this class. Definitely worth it!J.W., Math Teacher
I am already implementing what I have learned.K.G.
I plan on using Google Tool more with the students. I would like to incorporate them using things like Google Draw, Keep, and Google Classroom.J.D., Social Studies Teacher
This course was full of productive uses of Google tools in the classroom. I learned new ways to implement these tools into my instruction. Becoming Google Certified was a valuable accomplishment for me.E.H., Elementary Teacher
I think this course is very valuable because you learn skills that immediately transfer to the classroom setting.J.B., Elementary Teacher
Google Apps are exceptional. I am really happy that the instructor pointed us to the most useful apps for education.J.Z.
Many parts were valuable. Learning to use my Google Drive and the different extensions was most valuable.m.C., Elementary Teacher