Introduction to G Suite
This introductory blended course examines how to integrate Chromebooks in the 21st Century Classroom as digital tools to enhance collaboration, creativity, and student communication. This course will provide educators the opportunity to learn all of the main G Suite tools including Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Sites, and Google Classroom. Additionally, educators will learn to leverage apps and Chrome extensions to differentiate and personalize the learning experience. This course is designed for anyone who wants to utilize free, powerful, collaborative tools with their colleagues, students, and community.
This course includes a NEW Chromebook.
Integrating G Suite in Learning
This "Part 2" blended course is designed for the beginner/intermediate technology user who has been introduced to the power of Google apps but desires more guided practice with a goal of higher proficiency. It promotes independence as it accelerates learners beyond the basics of G-Suite apps such as Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Sites, Slides, and Forms while enhancing creativity, collaboration, and communication through the SAMR model. Participants will delve into personalized learning experiences to gain confidence as they integrate G-Suite into the daily practices of their professional roles with colleagues, students, and school community.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of the PD Campus course Introduction to G-Suite for Education (formerly Introduction to Google Apps for Education) or a basic understanding of the G-Suite apps.
Transforming Learning with G Suite
This 3-credit graduate course is for the K-12 teacher interested in transforming classroom learning using GSuite. Teachers will learn how to utilize the more advanced functions in G Suite to create engaging interactive learning experiences for students.
Teachers will learn to use G Suite skills to foster creativity and collaborative learning.
In this 6 week ONLINE course, participants will engage in weekly work and learning activities to fully understand the course content and skills. Participants will delve into personalized learning experiences and engage with peers to gain confidence as they empower students to be critical thinkers with colleagues, students, and the school community. Participants will receive a 1-year license to WeVideo.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of the PD Campus courses Introduction to G Suite for Education and Integrating G Suite into Learning.