Google Workspace for Education
EdTechTeacher is a nationally recognized professional development provider with a team of former classroom teachers that are dedicated to supporting districts, schools and educators with the thoughtful use of educational technology to support student learning.
Whether your school is new to Google Workspace for Education, or looking to ramp up your skill set to focus on advanced uses of Google in the classroom or a remote learning setting, the team of instructors at EdTechTeacher is here to help.
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Google Workspace for Education Learning Workshops
Getting Started with Google Workspace for Education
Introduction to Google Workspace for Education
This workshop will provide a general introduction to Google Workspace for Education, Google Drive, basics of creation and collaboration.
Google Drive 101
The workshop focuses on basics of creation, collaboration, organization and search within Google Drive.
Learn how to create, maintain and leverage Google Classroom to facilitate digital workshop in your classroom.
Collaboration with Google Workspace for Education
Learn the unique features and capacity for students to create and collaborate with Google Workspace for Education tools including Docs, Slides and Sheets.
Assessment with Forms
Google Forms allows educators to create effective formative assessment tools to get timely and accurate insight into student learning.
Creating with Drawings
This workshop explores Google's visual and graphic creation tool that allows educators and students to craft powerful visuals within Google Drive.
Presentations with Slides
Learn how to effectively and creatively create classroom presentations with Google Slides that can include: text, images, video, audio and hyperlinks.
Unlocking Google Docs
Learn how to create, collaborate and design text documents in Google Docs. Hyperlinks, Drawings and editing are explored in this session.
Beyond the Basics of Google Workspace for Education
Digital Portfolios with Google Workspace for Education
Through a combination of tools available in Google Drive, students can create a powerful evidence of learning in a digital portfolio. This workshop explores the purpose, process and setup of digital portfolios with Google Workspace for Education.
Advanced Google Classroom
Explore the use of Google Classroom beyond documents, slides and discussions to include video, audio, rubrics & feedback.
Creativity with Chromebooks
Chromebooks are an exceptionally powerful tool for student creativity. Explore screencasting, audio creation & editing and video creation in this hands-on workshop.
The ability to transform a single Google Document (or Slide) into a multi-unit, interactive, multimedia lesson will be explored in this in depth workshop.
Blended Learning with Google Workspace for Education
This workshop will demonstrate and explore effective strategies for integrating Google Classroom to create powerful and helpful Blended Learning environments.
Creativity & Google Workspace for Education
This session explores the ability for students to express and demonstrate their creativity through the core Google Workspace for Education tools in combination with extensions and multimedia creation.
Digital Notebooks with Slides
This session explores the unique and creative approach of leveraging Google Slides as a digital or interactive notebook.
Leveraging Google Sheets
This session explores the ability for teachers to organize units, examine assessment data and to help students use sheets to organize research and group projects.
Virtual Tours: Maps & Earth
Through a combination of Google Maps & Google Earth, educators and students can explore the globe. This session will provide the skill set to begin integrating Maps & Earth into the classroom.
Add-ons & Extensions
Discover some of the best Google Add-Ons and Chrome Extensions for productivity and creativity perfect for laptop, desktop, and Chromebook classrooms.
Google Workspace for Education for Elementary
From recording reading fluency, to developing storytelling skills, to demonstrating problem solving, this workshop will focus specifically on using Google Workspace for Education at the K-5 grade levels.
VR with Tour Creator
Explore the ability to create customized, virtual tours to bring your students around the world through Google's Tour Creator.
Google Workspace for Education to Support Learners
Google Workspace for Education & UDL
How can we plan and implement technology effectively so that we can empower, engage and support our students while meeting IEP goals and objectives? In this workshop, participants will learn multiple ways in which designing and delivering curriculum can meet student variability in their classrooms.
Google Workspace for Education & ELL
This session explores the ability for educators to use Google Workspace for Education and Google Drive to provide meaningful instruction to English Language Learners. Further, Google Workspace for Education tools will be explored as a means to create opportunities for student voice in the classroom.
PBL with Google Workspace for Education
Project Based Learning is a powerful classroom framework and when paired with Google Drive and with Google Workspace for Education, PBL classrooms can run smoothly. Through organization, collaboration and communication, students can effectively and meaningfully engage in PBL.
Google Workspace for Education to Enhance
Through a combination of Google Classroom, Google Sites, Google Hangouts Meet, Google Forms and Drive, teachers can enhance communication with their students and community. This workshop explores the potential for with Google Workspace for Education to enhance classroom communication.
Effectively managing and creating collaborative learning environments and workspaces requires thoughtful planning and organization. This session provides the required skill set to effectively collaborate in a digital environment.
Through a combination of Google Classroom, Classroom discussions, Google Hangouts Meet, Chrome Extensions and Add-Ons, educators have powerful tools at their disposal to effectively assess student learning.
Google Drive is a power environment that requires attention paid to maintain productivity and organization. This session will focus on Drive, Google Calendar, Google Keep and Tasks to maintain digital organization.
Google Certification Workshops
Google Level 1
Join an exciting day of preparing for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 Exam.. Over the course of this one day workshop, participants will learn how to master the Google “products” and “skills” specific to the Level 1 exam. Participants will walk away proficient in the following Level 1 exam skills.
Google Level 2
Join an exciting day of preparing for the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam. Over the course of this one or two day workshop, you will learn how to master the Google “products” and “skills” specific to the Level 2 exam. Participants will walk away proficient in the following Level 2 exam skills.
The full day Google Workspace for Education Administrator Console workshop covers the core skills and abilities needed to thoroughly understand the Google Workspace for Education Admin Console with the goal of becoming a Google Certified Administrator. Users, Sub Organization, Management and core policies are explored in this session.
This workshop introduces educators to Google's Applied Digital Skills curriculum for the purpose of increasing teacher comfort, awareness and to develop a plan to implement the curriculum into their digital classroom environment.
Latest Google blogs
This post first appeared on Edudemic. Google Docs (found in the Google Drive suite) is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a […]
This post first appeared on Edudemic. With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution. While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and approaches within Google […]
This post first appeared on Edudemic. One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be used for a number of applications. Google automatically aggregates this data into a Google Spreadsheet, making forms a great way […]
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EdTechTeacher / Google / DESE – Workshop Series
EdTechTeacher and Google, in partnership with the Massachusetts DESE are providing a full program of workshops continuing this fall through the 2021-2022 school year for Massachusetts k-12 public school leaders, administrators, coaches and educators that are interested in exploring the potential and impact of the high-quality use of Google Workspace for Education in the classroom.