“Googlify” Your Unit

Workshop description

Pick a curriculum unit….any unit.  Now, “googlify” it by spending the next 4 weeks in an online workshop transforming this existing unit of study into a digitally dynamic, interactive and collaborative learning experience for your students based upon the integration of a variety of Google tools. Explore apps, extensions and basic Google resources that can be combined with your existing curriculum material to create a unit of study that will be interesting, fun, and accessible to all students.

Each session will include a short reading, collaborative discussion and an exploration of two or more Google tools that will be applied to a facet of your unit of study.  Also, as part of each session, participants will be asked to contribute to a comprehensive and collaborative collection of lesson plans and ideas that will be shared amongst the group.

Weekly Outline (all sessions are online)

Online Session 1:  Google Tools for Unit Vocabulary and Key Terms

Learn how to use Google tools to present and develop unit vocabulary and key terms to students in a unique and powerful way.

Online Session 2:  Google Tools for Unit Assessment and Rubrics

Use Google Tools to create a variety of unique assessment options and rubrics that will save you time and assess students effectively.

Online Session 3:  Google Tools for Unit Scaffolding and Differentiation

Explore multiple ways to use Google tools to create lesson plans that differentiate learning to encompass a variety of different learning styles and academic levels.

Online Session 4:  Google Tools for the 3 P’s (Presentations, Projects and Performance Assessments)

Learn how to integrate Google tools into the planning and development of student work such as presentations and long term projects.  Teach your students how to showcase their knowledge digitally and in a way that encourages collaboration with you and their peers.

Prerequisites

Participants must have a basic knowledge of Google Drive (Docs, Forms, and Slides) and have set up a Google account prior to orientation.  Also, participants should install Google Chrome as their browser for the class.

Course: Four Online Weekly Sessions

Audience Regular and Special Education Teachers, Technology Specialists, Administrators
Level Beginner/Intermediate with Basic Knowledge of Google Tools
Instructor Rochelle Cooper
Dates Four Online Sessions: July 31 to August 31, 2017
Location Online
MassCUE Member Cost $150.00
Non-Member Cost $190.00
Earn 16 hours of certificate participation
Limit 20 participants
Prerequisites None
Optional 1 Graduate Credit
At the first class, participants may choose to register for one (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.

Rochelle Cooper

Rochelle Cooper has been a certified educator for the past 15 years.  She began her teaching career as a special education 1:1 aide and spent the next 10 years as a 5th grade classroom teacher at Lynnfield Middle School.   Rochelle received her undergraduate degree in English from Holy Cross College and her Masters Degree in Teaching from Simmons College. She is currently an Educational Consultant specializing in Digital Learning….and a lover of all things Google.

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“Googlify” Your Unit!
Four Online Sessions: July 31, 2017 to August 31, 2017

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