Bootcamp: Google Apps for Education July 2017-Workshop rescheduled

Course Overview

Bootcamp : Google Apps for Education (in collaboration with EDCO Collaborative)-Workshop Closed

Boot Camp will be rescheduled for summer 2018!

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Location

This 2017 Summer Workshop will be held at:

EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA 01730


Course Details

Bootcamp : Google Apps for Education (in collaboration with EDCO Collaborative)

Course Description:

This intensive training is designed to introduce experienced users of Google Apps to advanced applications of the most useful tools for educators. This hands-on training will focus on learning new functions and shortcuts in the tools participants are already using: Docs, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Forms, Chrome, Drive and more. Additionally, time will be spent reviewing and preparing for the requirements to become a Google Educator or Trainer.

Please note: Participants will not be certified by the end of the training, as they have to submit additional material and take tests on their own.

Audience Regular and special needs educators-This workshop is for intermediate and experienced users of Google
Level K-12 with intermediate and advanced skills
Instructor Jenn Judkins
Date July 12 and 13, 2017
Time 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Location EDCO, 36 Middlesex Turnpike
MassCUE Member cost $295
Non-member cost $335
Limit 25 educators
Graduate credit-optional At the first class, participants may choose to register for 1 graduate credit through Worcester State University for an additional fee of $125. All participants, including those who do not opt for graduate credit, will receive a certificate documenting the number of course hours attended.

Detailed Schedule

Detailed Schedule

Day 1:

Chrome Web Browser Superpowers: Managing multiple users, Chrome Extensions & Apps, Tab Management

Advanced Google Drive: Organizing Google Drive (color coding folders, saving file to multiple folders), Drive settings, organizing shared files, sharing permissions

Streamline Workflows with Google Classroom: Digital workflow using Google Classroom, parent notification options, connected apps/sites

Get Organized with Google Calendar: Creating and sharing calendars, adding recurring events, sending invitations, “Find a time”, Calendar settings, embedding calendars into Sites

Day 2:

Tame your inbox with Gmail: Customizing Gmail, Gmail Labs (Canned Responses), Filters,  Sign out remotely, contacts

Advanced Google Docs: Popular Add-ons, Explore tool, working with images, Bookmarks & table of contents, revision history, tips for providing feedback to students in Google Docs

Getting Geeky with Google Forms & Sheets: Creating & customizing Forms, using Google Sheets to view and analyze data using graphs/charts, formulas and pivot tables

Using the NEW Google Sites: Create & customize a Google Site, understand latest features of the newly redesigned Google Sites platform.

Instructor

Jennifer Judkins

Jennifer Judkins provides on-going professional development as well as in-class support to teachers and students in grades K-12 as a Digital Learning Coordinator in the Lynnfield Public Schools District. Jenn is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, 2016 MassCUE Pathfinder and 2015 PBS Lead Digital Innovator. A regular presenter at regional and national conferences, Jenn is passionate about helping teachers gain confidence and proficiency in their use of technology. Jenn curates useful technology resources, tip sheets and integration ideas for educators on her blog, www.teachingforward.net and is a co-host on the TechEducator Podcast.  She can be found on Twitter @TeachingForward

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