Intro to Google Classroom (Part I)
Seeking an easy-to-use solution to move toward a paperless classroom? With G Suite for Education, you can! Google Classroom simplifies distributing assignments and links, sharing documents with students or staff, and organizing Drive folders. Bring your ideas and leave with a Classroom ready for Monday!
Intro to Google Classroom (Part II)
You have your Google Classroom set up, so now what? Let’s take a deeper dive into the features of Classroom and how you can use it for your students (or colleagues)! From polling your students to grading an assignment, come explore the possibilities to support learning.
Storytelling With Forms
Remember the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books, where you decided what the character did by turning to a specific page? Learn how to recreate this exciting and creative storytelling method with your students inside of Google Forms. Some previous experience with Forms helpful but not a requirement!
Customized Google Searching for Elementary Information Literacy
Students struggling with research? Let Google support learning! Explore search features in Chrome and Google Apps, create a custom search engine with pre-determined websites, and locate primary sources with Google news archive.
QuickTime + iMovie: Screencasting with Mac
Explore video creation through screencasting on Macbooks! Build speaking and presentation skills for students, or demonstrate a concept as a quick method for you to support learning anytime, anywhere.
Go Global With Google Maps
Connect your curriculum with geography, and help students gain a global perspective with interactive maps. Explore the world with Google MyMaps and go on a trip with Tour Builder. Learn how to pin locations, add images and text, and easily collaborate and share your map masterpiece.
Google Sites for Everyone!
Share your genius online with the world! With new Google Sites, quickly create a website with just a few clicks; add files from Drive, a Google Classroom or personal calendar, or images. Google Sites are perfect for student portfolios and projects, classroom information, and establishing your virtual presence.
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