Google Advanced Training

Welcome to the Google Advanced Training Modules. In order to complete the module, you need to click on the module link. 

This online course is for teachers, administrators, and Division of Equity in Learning community support team members. For educators who are new to Google tools, this course will teach you the best strategies for integrating Google in your classroom.

Although this is an online course, Ed Tech Coaches are available for support throughout the course. Please contact your coach for help.

Participants may complete any or all of the following Learning Modules. The one-page module contains all the links you need to complete the module. It contains Objectives, Activities, Resources, and Survey Form. The credit award will be based on the completion of modules after the participant completes the final survey form. Each module is worth 1 contact hour.

SABA Course Number will be added soon.

Google Advanced Training #1

Promote and Model the Effective Use of Digital Tools

  • The importance of support

  • Types of support models

  • How to choose a support model

  • How to use curation and sharing tools

  • How to use Drive as a lesson repository

  • How to use tutorials and webinars

Google Advanced Training #2

Leverage Learning Models to Personalized Learning

  • How to personalize learning through Project-Based Learning, Flipped Learning, and Blended Learning

  • To align the use of Google Apps for Education tools with personalized learning objectives and models

  • Ways to Showcase Student Work

  • How create a blended unit or lesson

  • To locate online resources for facilitating personalized learning

Google Advanced Training #3

Use Advanced Features to Optimize Workflow

  • How to more effectively communicate and plan with your students and parents.

  • How to book appointments with parents.

  • How to increase the functionality of Google Calendar and Gmail with Labs

  • How to do more in Drive with Apps

  • How to enhance Chrome with extensions

  • How to share apps and extensions with your classes.

  • How to automate your life with Add-ons

  • How to assess more effectively using Add-ons

Google Advanced Training #4

Analyze and Interpret Student Data

  • How to use conditional formatting to efficiently display results.

  • How to analyze large data sets with pivot tables

  • How to interpret academic trends in data sets using motion charts

  • How to customize your data view using filters

Google Advanced Training #5

Organize Your Class and School Materials More Effectively

  • How to set up your classes in Classroom to differentiate learning

  • Why to use Google Classroom as a class portal

  • How to manage the Classroom stream

  • How to embed media in a Google Site

  • Why you would use a blog as a teacher

  • How to create a blog

  • How to use a Google Doc as a class syllabus

  • Why you or your students would create an online portfolio

  • How Google Drive can work with Google Sites to create an online portfolio

Google Advanced Training #6

Design Interactive Curricula

  • How you can make static instructional videos interactive

  • To use the YouTube Editor to create interactive videos where students can be self-directed learners

  • To utilize multiple Google tools simultaneously to meet the needs of each individual learning situation

  • To create interactive lessons in Docs, Slides, and Forms

  • The specific steps you can take to decide the quality level of a source

  • How to integrate outside, high-quality applications into your classroom to enrich curriculum

Google Advanced Training #7

Teach Beyond the Four Walls of Your Classroom

  • How you can open your classroom with Google Hangouts and Hangouts On Air

  • Best practices to make your Hangouts successful

  • How to use Google Maps to take virtual field trips

  • What the Google Cultural Institute is and how to use it in class

  • How you can set up a virtual world in Google Earth to enhance instruction

  • What Google Lit Trips are and how you can use them to inspire your students

Google Advanced Training #8

Harness the Power of Google for Research

  • Use advanced search techniques to get better search results

  • Use other search tools, such as Google News, Trends, Books, and Alerts

  • Access the power of Google Search right from within Google Docs and Slides

  • Translate documents and phrases from one language to another

  • Find and cite academic resources for scholarly projects

  • Organize a personal library of academic resources

  • Develop independent learning skills in your students

  • Provide opportunities for students to follow their interests and be more self-directed in their learning.

Google Advanced Training #9

Give Students a Voice

  • Facilitate healthy discussions both online and in the classroom

  • Use technology to achieve a group goal

  • Develop an authentic audience for student work

  • Help students mobilize their community and inspire change at their school

  • Combine their skills and the tools they know to inspire positive change for a wider community

Google Advanced Training

Become a Google Certified Educator Level 2