For advanced users only. In this session, you will explore external tools offered via Google to enhance the learning experience. This time will be focused on reviewing a variety of numerous tools aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in writing, reading, and researching. You will walk away knowing the difference between an app, add-ons, and extensions.
Looking to advance in GAFE (Google Apps for Education)? This session empowers beginner teachers to become master of the Google domain. Participants will learn all aspects of the primary Google Toolset and explore how their classroom can be transformed. Topics include: Getting the most out of Drive, Docs, Slides, Blogger, Google Classroom and more!
Establish the instructional foundations that accelerate digital teaching and learning. Adopt pedagogies, instructional practices, and growth mindset that educators need to make a shift to digital teaching and learning. This session covers a quick overview of all the Hapara features but will mainly focus on Hapara WORKSPACE and differentiated instruction. Build end-to-end lessons, units, and projects that will allow students to work collaboratively or autonomously. Make sure to bring material to build a Workspace of your own.
You will need: Lesson objectives/goals, resources, what student evidence/work you'd like to collect, and a rubric or assessment form.
Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work on this easy-to-use interface to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (i.e. Google Docs, Google Calendar, Blogger and Picasa), and new free-form content. Creating a site is as easy as editing a document, and you always control who has access, whether it's just yourself, your students, your colleagues or publish your site to the world!
Do you like to collect data? Are you interested in Polling your students? Would you like to easily grade a quiz? Are you interested in formative assessment? How about doing a quick questionnaire? Google Forms will help you quickly and easily to collect and analyze information from multiple users. The primary emphasis on this session is forms, but there will be a very basic overview of Google Sheets. Forms and sheets is a strategic way to use digital media and displays data that is aligned with Common Core State Standards.
Google Drive lets you store and share all your files, including documents, videos, images and other files that are important to you. You can sync, store and access your files anywhere on the web, on your hard drive or on the go! In this session, learn the essentials of creating, formatting, and sharing documents, then learn how to work with your files, creating, converting, syncing, and deleting. Plus tips on organizing and searching Drive.
Google Classroom creates an easy workflow for teachers to manage assignments through Google Drive. This is a must for any teacher using Google with their students. Classroom helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease. It lets students organize their work, complete it and turn it in, while communicating directly with their teachers. This workshop is only one session.
The BUSD Google program empowersteachers to become masters of the Google domain. Through a series of hands-on workshops, participants will learn all aspects of the primary Google toolset and explore how their classroom can be transformed. Topics include: Getting the most out Drive, Docs, Slides, Blogger Google Classroom and more!
Students and teachers use blogs in many ways, including journaling, communication with peers, teaching the writing process, and as means to tell a story or share good work. Participants of this training will leave with their own Blogger site, and will:
• explore existing blogs that serve a variety of educational functions
• identify and discuss additional applications of blogs in the classroom and student ePortfolios
Hapara Teacher Dashboard, a management layer of software built on top of Google Apps, gives teachers a complete, real-time view of student work going on with Google tools, including tracking individual progress and facilitating content sharing. Documents are organized by class for teachers--in other words, teachers don't have to do the organizational work. Teachers can see which applications students are running (or have previously used) and can communicate directly with students and parents through the Google Apps suite of products, including Google Docs, Sites, Picasa, Blogger, Gmail, Google+ and Calendar.
Hapara also offers what it calls Remote Control, which allows teachers to monitor and control the applications on students' computer from any location. To ensure that students are on-task, teachers can open the same applications on all student computers and observe their work in real-time.
This course is designed for administrators, teachers, support staff, and other interested staff who utilize Google Drive, Calendar, Sites, Sheets, and Slides.