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
I plan to incorporate most of the Google tools into practice, both in the classroom and out. Students will be energized and engaged by the new methods of presenting information, and parents will enjoy the improvements in communication.E.M.
The hands on projects really helped me understand how to use the tools we learned about.D.T., Elementary Teacher
What I like and have liked about the courses I have taken is they force you to practice tools you may otherwise put off because it can be very overwhelming to employ new technologies into your daily practice.D.S., Librarian
This course was very useful in the fact that I will be using things I learned in my classroom instruction. It was hands on and very interactive! Alicen was very helpful in answering any questions in a timely manner.K.M.
I appreciate that I was able to tailor each project to my classroom needs.A.W., Reading Specialist
The actual creating and using each of the Google toolsJ.C.
Extremely relevant and useful to the classroom; appreciated the freedom to explore the usefulness of the tools introducedM.P., Social Studies Teacher
I took away ideas and projects that I can immediately put to use.M.K., Librarian
I loved this course, so very practical and useful. Very much relevant to current classroom environment.B.B., Elementary Teacher
This class was absolutely fabulous. I would recommend it to all my colleges.S.T., Elementary Teacher
The most valuable part of the course was creating things to use with my students.C.R., Special Education 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
I truly enjoyed this course! It was so much better than random grad classes that are full of projects/papers that don't go anywhere or mean anything beyond getting a grade in the class! All of my projects, I plan on utilizing this coming school year and am excited to further my knowledge with google! I never knew there was so much to learn!T.S.
This was a very practical course that I learned a lot from. Both additions to what I already use and new itemsC.B.
I learned a great deal about Google Tools and feel more confident now.m.C., Elementary Teacher