Courses Included in Google Certification Prep:
Continue your journey as a cloud-based teacher by exploring Google Chrome - the best web browser for your G Suite experience. Customize your profile and settings to improve your workflow and sync across all devices. Go beyond browsing with add-ons and apps for the Google teacher. By the end of this course you’ll know Google Chrome like the back of your hand!
Improve your teacher life with Google Classroom. Learn how to effectively create and manage your courses and subjects. Take a live look at your classes using the Stream. Effectively assign tasks and give feedback to your students. Deepen your Google Classroom strategy with apps and extensions. Deliver more effective, efficient, and engaging lessons with Google Classroom!
Introduce yourself to the G Suite for Education by taking a look at Google’s core component: Google Drive. Gain better control over your content as you upload, manage, and share your files. Learn the basics of the Chromebook. Demystify the cloud. See how Google Drive and the G Suite for education can make your teaching life easier!
Change the way you think about Google Docs - Google’s cloud-based word processor. We’ll start by looking at some of the basic tools as a means of comparing Docs to Microsoft Word. Then we’ll explore how Docs can truly transform the way you teach. Google integration, add-ons, and collaboration all come together to make Docs much more than a simple word processor.
Utilize the powerful tools inside of Google Forms to improve your formative assessment strategy. In this course you will take an example exit ticket, build it from scratch, and convert it into an auto-grading quiz. Along the way you’ll learn about the settings, options, and features available in Forms. Improve your assessments and achieve better results using Google Forms.
Integrate some of the lesser known Google G-Suite tools into your instruction. As G Suite constantly evolves we will share new ideas, strategies, and features with you in our unique fun and engaging way. Expand your Google slides skills with introducing close captioning in your presentations or use email groups to communicate in a more efficient and selective way. Did you know you can host an online class with your your students? Did you know Google could do all those things?
Understanding the foundations and best practices with integrating technology is truly the first step in “Going Google.” Because without any direction or background information, classroom technology can become overwhelming or a distraction to teaching and learning. That’s why in this course, we explore the rationale behind integrating the G Suite for Education.