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55 Courses
  • Google Docs

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Google Docs is a word processor that lives in your browser and in the cloud. Google Docs lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time.  You will learn the ins and outs of using Google Docs as a powerful tool in your classroom.

     

  • Google Sheets

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross & Amy Dawson

    Google Sheets is a robust and powerful cloud based spreadsheet application that allows for collaboration and real time multi-user editing. This software is part of your Google Account and all information is stored in the Google Drive.

     

  • Google Tone

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Google Tone is a unique way to have computers talk to one another using audio. This is a fantastic way to help students navigate to complex URL's in your classroom without writing them on the board or using a QR Code.

     

  • Google Calendar

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jared Covili

    The Google Calendar series will demonstrate creating and sharing a classroom calendar to use with students and parents. Calendars can be used to coordinate events, schedule out resources and keep school stakeholders aware of events.

     

  • Google Admin Console

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Parker Brown

    Google Admin Console is Google's device management tool. This tool is useful for site administrators that will be setting up and controlling your Google domain.

     

  • Google Classroom Mobile App (iOS)

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Michael Hakkarinen

    Google Classroom is a Learning Management System available with a Google Apps for Education Account which helps teachers create, organize, and share assignments quickly, provide efficient feedback, and communicate with students in their classes from one convenient location. This tutorial will focus on using Google Classroom on a mobile device.

     

  • Google Earth

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will introduce educators to all of the beginning and intermediate features of Google Earth and give examples of how to use it effectively. No Google Earth knowledge is assumed, but the free Google Earth software download is recommended.

     

  • Gmail Basics

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    This course looks at all of the basic features of your Gmail application. This will help you set up, navigate and work with emails using the Gmail platform. This video will help you get started with your school based Google Apps for Education account, or your private Gmail account that is free from Google.

     

  • Google Drive

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    Google Drive is Google’s free file storage and syncing service. It is an amazing tool for the classroom that manages and stores all of your files in the cloud allowing you to access them from any device. Drive gives you access to the Google Apps you’re using, and gives you amazing sharing capabilities within the apps.

     

  • Google Drive: Managing Classroom Workflow

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    Google Drive is Google’s free file storage and syncing service. It is an amazing tool for the classroom that manages and stores all of your files in the cloud allowing you to access them from any device. Drive gives you access to the Google Apps you’re using, and gives you amazing sharing capabilities within the apps. Teachers can utilize Google's handy tools to create an efficient classroom workflow that allows the teacher to share assignments, receive assignments, and give feedback.

     

  • Google Slides

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Rachel Lee & Amy Dawson

    Google Slides is Google's free application for presentations creation. Slides contains all of the functionality of other Google apps e.g. cloud storage, browser and app versions, and collaboration capabilities, while providing lovely presentation layouts, media integration, and easy sharing options.

     

  • Chromebook Basics

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Michael Hakkarinen

    Chromebooks are quickly becoming the device of choice for many schools. They are simple to use, easy to maintain, and require nothing more than an internet connection to do many of the tasks that used to cost hundreds of dollars in software and storage. By using the Chrome OS and a suite of free Google Apps, you can do almost anything on a Chromebook.

     

  • Google Power Searching

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will take you from Internet search beginner to a whiz who can find things in the blink of an eye. From basic Google searching to advanced topics like putting your own customized search bar on a website, this series is for you!

     

  • Google Sites: Classic

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jared Covili

    Want to use an easy website builder for your class website? Google sites is your answer. As part of the Google Apps Suite, Google Sites is a free way to create and share webpages. All you need is a Google account to get started.

     

  • Google Chrome Extensions

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stephanie Hamilton

    Chrome extensions are small software programs installed in the Chrome browser and give you added features and abilities to customize and personalize your Chrome browser. Chrome Extensions can make things simple and more convenient and make teaching and learning easier for you and your students. With Chrome extensions you can clip a web page to Evernote, cite a source and create a bibliography, capture your screen, create a QR code just to name a few.

     

  • MyScript Calculator

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    The My Script Calculator is a free mobile calculator app available on iOS or Android. You can make calculations automatically by simply writing your problem on the screen. This calculator is a great tool for students and teachers alike.

     

  • Class Calendars with Google Calendar

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Mindy Branson

    Creating a classroom calendar that you can share with your students is very helpful for planning and communication purposes. You can use Google Calendar to lesson plan, share your class schedules as well as to share events with parents, students, and administration.

     

  • Gmail Settings

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jason Cross


     

  • Google Keep

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jared Fawson

    Google Keep is a wonderful free tool that allows you to create notes and checklists for teachers and students, it is easy to use and connects to Google Drive allowing you access on whatever device you may be using wherever you may be. Google Keep allows you to organize your notes, share and collaborate, add images, and set reminders for yourself and others. You can easily capture whatever is on your mind and organize your workflow in a way that works for you.

     

  • Google Maps

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will take you from a basic Google Maps user to a power user who is familiar with all of its features.

     

  • GoGuardian for Teachers

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    Go Guardian is a paid service that connects with Google Apps and lets teachers monitor what their students are doing on Chromebooks. It is an online program, available for any operating system.

     

  • Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Slides

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Steve Kong

    Google Slides is great for presentations, but what if you made them interactive? Better yet, what if your students created their own stories to share with others? Learn how to use Google Slides for interactive learning!

     

  • Read and Write for Google Chrome

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Clarissa Draper

    Read&Write for Google Chrome is an extension that supports reading and writing— including research, comprehension, and translation.

     

  • Google Drawings

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Matthew Forestieri

    This course will help users understand the ins and outs of the web-based diagramming software Google Drawings. This course covers basic functionality and practical classroom application examples.

     

  • Google Chrome Crash Course

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course is for Google Chrome beginners who want to know about some of its basic and intermediate features that will make browsing easier.

     

  • Google Sites

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    In the summer of 2016, Google rolled out its new Google Sites to help people create and maintain professional-looking websites. The new Google Sites is user-friendly and includes features that Google users are already familiar with-- and it is very enjoyable to see the website develop from beginning to end. In this series, users will experience all of the facets of website creation from beginning to end.

     

  • Google Made with Code

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    Google has put together a great website called Made with Code that can help students and adults learn how to code in many different ways. This overview course will give you the basics that you need to know to get started, and this course will also give you some ideas of how to implement the Made-with-Code system into your own educational situation.

     

  • Google Forms

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Stacci Barganz

    This course will train users on how to use Google Forms, which are great for survey writing, assessments, and collecting data. This course will both train you on how to create a Google Form document and some sample ideas on why you might want to use them.

     

  • Duolingo

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Chris Lee

    Duolingo is a personal coach that is designed to help you learn a new language by making the whole process feel just like a game! Users read, listen, and speak their way to earning points and meeting their set goals. Duolingo is designed so that you can learn “anytime, anywhere” - as long as there is a connection to the internet. Teachers can also set up classrooms and track the progress of their students. This program can be played on all computer and mobile devices/tablets of any platform, and is completely free.

     

  • Google Cardboard

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jamie Frye

    In this learning experience, learn how to use Google’s innovative, inexpensive Cardboard technology and a smartphone to create Virtual Reality learning experiences that take students and learners of all ages to new places.

     

  • Screencastify

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Sonal Patel

    Screencastify is a Chrome extension that easily allows you to record content from your tablet device, webcam, or desktop. It can be used for the creation of video tutorials, presentations, etc. Videos can be saved directly to your Google Drive, YouTube, or Disk.

     

  • Google Knowledge Graph

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jessica Schouweiler

    Learn how to use a feature used by Google to enhance the results with semantic-search information gathered from a broad range of sources.

     

  • Doctopus and Goobric

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Ashley McBride

    Doctopus and Goobric are two Google add-ons that are used together to help streamline grading. Teachers create a roster either from scratch or by linking with their Google Classroom. When an assignment is attached to a Doctopus sheet, teachers can create a rubric that can be viewed while reading the digital version of the document. A few clicks later, the teacher can email the students their feedback.

     

  • DocAppender

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Nicholas Keith

    DocAppender is an add-on for Google Forms that lets users add data to the end of any Google Doc. Teachers can use DocAppender for any situation where they need to keep track of ongoing data for students: running records, behavior tracking, tutorial data, and more. This resource can be used by teachers of any grade level and will have applications available that go beyond the classroom.

     

  • Creating Games with Powerpoint

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Tessa Brown

    This course is designed to help teachers create games using PowerPoint or a similar resource such as Google Slides and Keynote. This course will provide three different games in PowerPoint. The first game is like the TV show Password. The second game involves students writing questions based on the answers they are given. The third game is Jeopardy. Teachers who would benefit best from this course already have a basic understanding of PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Keynote.

     

  • Flubaroo

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Jason Cross

    Flubaroo is a Google Apps addon that turns Google Forms into a powerful testing platform through the ability to auto grade assignments.

     

  • Literature Trip with Google Maps

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Amy Dawson

    In this course, viewers will learn how to create and share their own Google Maps to be used in the content area. Through implementation of this tool, teachers will see how maps become a valuable teaching tool in the digital classroom.

     

  • Teaching Summary with Google Slides

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Nicholas Keith

    Using a combination of Google Slides and the “Somebody-Wanted-But-So-Then” strategy, this project gives a unique and engaging twist on writing a story summary. Using a pre-made Google Slides template, students will use images to reinforce their understanding of the story components, then write a summary paragraph at the end. This project is excellent for students in 2nd grade and older.

     

  • Google Classroom

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    Google Classroom provides educators a place in which they can create an actual classroom without having to know a programming language or intricate HTML code. With Google Classroom, educators can create classes, add students, send and receive student work, grade, give feedback, and create a completely interactive and immersive classroom experience for any student, any time, any where.

     

  • 10 Teacher Tips and Tricks in Google Sheets

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Nicholas Keith

    In this course, you will learn about tools, tips, and tricks in Google Sheets to make your life as an educator easier. This course includes ways to average grades, view trends in student data, visualize student progress with charts and graphs, and quickly join or separate names in student rosters and Google Forms responses.

     

  • Transforming Digital Lessons with Hyperdocs (Google Apps)

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Amy Dawson

    You have used hyperlinks in a document, but have you ever used a Hyperdoc? A Hyperdoc is a Google Doc (Slide/Map/Site) that is transformed to deliver lessons digitally. They are full of resources, images, graphic organizers or other tools needed for learning.

     

  • Inquiry-Based Learning in Google Classroom

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    This course is designed to help teachers harness the power of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Drawing as a way to engage students more creatively with inquiry-based learning/lessons.

     

  • Google Hangouts

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Sonal Patel

    Google Hangouts is a free tool available on the web, as well as an app on personal devices. Hangouts allow users to communicate with anyone in the world, as well as help connect educators and their classes locally and all over the world. Google Hangouts allows users to communicate virtually via messaging, voice, and video. This course will allow for learners to become familiar with the mechanics of how to use Google Hangout.

     

  • Create Data Maps with Google Forms and Sheets

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: John Kain

    Your students (grades 7-12) complete a Google Form to create a data set that includes a geographic element (latitude/longitude, city/state, or city/country. Import the data into a Google My Map with interactive placemarks. Add images, videos, and websites to the placemarks. Students will also be able to create data maps using existing data they find on the web. Students will be able to visualize data in order to analyze it more effectively.

     

  • Google Classroom: Writing Lessons

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Morgan Mathews

    Teachers will learn how to implement a writing unit for their students using Google Classroom. It will show you how to use the three types of writing as different assignments for the class.

     

  • Google Tools for a Paperless Classroom

    Estimated Time: 2 Hours  |  Created By: Stacie Boudrie

    Google isn’t just for searching in a browser. Learn how to use Google’s apps, Add-Ons, and Extensions efficiently and effectively for a paperless classroom. Google is a free program, and the tools you will learn about can be used in a regular Google account or in a “Google for Educator” account.

     

  • Using Google Forms for Assessment and Feedback

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jeffrey Keil

    Using Google Forms for feedback and assessments is an excellent way to quickly, efficiently, and accurately assess your students. You will be able to create different success criteria and assess students on a variety of different assignments with relative ease. This program can be used for students in kindergarten all the way to 12th grade.

     

  • Creating Effective Parent Communication with Google Apps

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Stacie Boudrie

    Learn how to effectively and efficiently communicate with parents. Tear down your walls by using Google apps to provide parents with easy access to their child’s work, newsletters, assignments, assessments, and more.

     

  • Learning Math with Khan Academy and Google Classroom

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    This course is designed to help teachers harness the power of Google Classroom and Khan Academy as a way to engage students more creatively with mathematics’ lessons.

     

  • Mystery Hangouts with Google Hangouts

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Sonal Patel

    The Google+ Mystery Hangouts community makes it possible for classrooms to connect with students locally and around the world. This course is intended for teachers to connect their classes with other classes in an engaging and meaningful way.

     

  • Using Google Docs and Drawings for Descriptive Writing

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Jeffrey Keil

    This program has students from Grades 2-6 using numerical shapes, descriptive writing, collaborating, revising and editing, and designing and sharing their work.

     

  • Project-Based Learning in Google Classroom

    Estimated Time: 1 Hour  |  Created By: Jesse Buchholz

    This tutorial is designed to help teachers harness the power of Google Classroom and project-based learning as a way to engage students more creatively with learning and/or lessons.

     

  • Book Studies with Google Hangouts

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: Sonal Patel

    This course will help you organize a Google Hangout video call with authors or experts and walk you through some ideas on what to do when during and after the Google Hangout video call.

     

  • Using Chrome Extensions for Research

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: John Kain

    This course will show you how to use Chrome extensions to organize, manage, and store web content when doing research. If you are new to Chrome extensions, you should take the first course in this series, “Getting Started with Chrome Extensions,” before tackling this course. These extensions will be useful for students from 6th grade on up.

     

  • Chrome Extensions for Screencasting & Screen Captures

    Estimated Time: 30 Minutes  |  Created By: John Kain

    This course will introduce you to several Chrome extensions for creating screencasts and screen captures.