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 a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
As part of this course, Eduspire will pay the testing fee for the Level 1 and Level 2 Google Certification exam.
See what other educators are saying about this course
The weekly discussions opened lines of communication among members who took the course, and it helped me get new ideas on how to utilize efficient Google tools.M.S., Elementary Teacher
I plan to use Google Tools immediately this school year.M.B., Elementary Teacher
I anticipate this course impacting my future classroom instruction because I intend on including multimedia using best practices throughout my semesters and across grade levels.L.G., Music Teacher
Awesome hands on class.C.C., World Languages Teacher
This course will encourage me to use even more google tools to transform my teaching.A.M., Elementary Teacher
I thought the face to face course type was extremely valuable since the course objective was to learn about the wide range of Google tools there are and how to apply the tools to your specific interest. The immediate feedback to questions was awesome and really allowed me to have the time to explore and practice using many of the tools available.C.L.
What I found most valuable was having the flexibility to learn at my own pace. This was an important feature for me as I tend to learn at a different pace than most.J.B.
I thought the course was practical and incorporated all relevant Google tools that educators can implement into their classes.E.C., Social Studies Teacher
This is a very useful course!L.A., Elementary Teacher
I appreciate that I was able to tailor each project to my classroom needs.A.W., Reading Specialist
All the resources in this course were applicable to my classroomJ.K.
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
I already started using more google tools in my professional and personal life.S.M., Reading Specialist
It was so nice to be exposed to features that I wasn't aware of. I liked being able to have the time to create and use what I learned for the classroom. Tish was very helpful in helping us troubleshoot and build products.R.D.
I really needed this course to begin to open my eyes to the great things I have been missing in my teaching.J.L., Science Teacher