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Google Apps
Become a Google Apps Suite expert!




To earn the "Shine With Chrome" badge, you must:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Chrome browser, including skills such as:
    • How to sign into Chrome for purposes of personalizing your Chrome experience and syncing across devices
    • How to bookmark sites and create bookmark folders for increased productivity
    • How to navigate within the Chrome Web Store and install extensions that add functionality to your Chrome browser
    • How and why to use Incognito mode
    • How to pin and duplicate tabs
    • How to use the Omnibox for multiple tools
Audience: All Staff
Updated April 2018



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To earn the "Deft With Docs" badge, you must:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Google Docs, including skills such as:
    • Creating, sharing, and collaborating in Docs
    • Entering, editing, and formatting the text within the Docs
    • Formatting the Docs
    • Inserting images, objects, tables, and special characters
    • Using the Google Docs menus and shortcuts
Audience: All Staff
Updated April 2018



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To earn the "Fierce With Forms" badge, you must:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Google Forms, including skills such as:
    • Creating quizzes with Forms
    • Adding feedback to student responses
    • Modifying options and settings to customize forms
    • Assigning parameters to short answer questions
    • Understanding ways to view data
Audience: All Staff
Updated April 2018



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To earn the "Savvy With Sheets" badge, you must:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Google Sheets, including skills such as:
    • Sorting and filtering data
    • Creating charts and graphs
    • Utilizing formatting tools
    • Creating and utilizing formulas and functions
    • Sharing and collaborating in Sheets
    • Adjusting print settings for optimal print outcomes
Audience: All Staff
Updated April 2018



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Google Classroom
Dive into Classroom and become a Classroom Commander!




To earn the "Classroom Commander: Basics" badge, you must:
  • Join our Classroom Commander Basics Google Classroom (join code is 3qxhfay) and share reflections on your learning
  • set up a Google Classroom, have students join, and use Google Classroom with learners on a regular basis
  • share resources for students in the About section
  • post announcements, questions, and assignments in the Stream
  • explore posting features and attach resources & content in posts
  • create different types of assignments and collect work digitally from students
  • grade and provide feedback digitally
Audience: Instructional Staff, Administrative Staff
Updated November 2017

Use the code: 3qxhfay
Please remain enrolled in the course until you receive your badge!




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To earn the "Classroom Commander: Advanced" badge, you must:
  • Join our Classroom Commander Advanced Google Classroom (join code is x5tbw8i) and share reflections on your learning
  • use Google Classroom with learners on a regular basis
  • adjust settings and develop organizational strategies to keep Classroom orderly
  • post assignments, evaluate student submissions, and provide feedback
  • use differentiation strategies within Google Classroom to support all learners
  • explore the mobile app versions of Google Classroom
  • experiment with external tools that can enhance Google Classroom
  • determine a parent communication method that works for you
Audience: Instructional Staff, Administrative Staff
Updated November 2017

Use the code: x5tbw8i
Please remain enrolled in the course until you receive your badge!




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Google Drive Badge Collection
Earn all 4 badges to become a Google Drive Graduate!




To earn the "Google Drive Go-Getter" badge, you must:

  • demonstrate an understanding of Google Drive basics, such as:
    • logging into Drive
    • the difference between Shared With Me and My Drive
    • creating new Google Apps files
    • sharing Drive content with others
Audience: All Staff
Updated October 2017





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To earn the "Google Drive Organization Master" badge, you must:

  • demonstrate an understanding of organization techniques in Google Drive, such as:
    • starring your files to make them easier to find
    • sharing files and folders properly with colleagues
    • using the search feature in Drive
    • color-coding and personalizing Google folders
Audience:  All Staff
Updated January 2017









To earn the "Google Drive File Conversion Convert" badge, you must:

  • demonstrate an understanding of 
    • how to upload, convert, and manipulate files in Google Drive
    • the relationship between Microsoft Office files & Google Drive files
    • sharing and editing uploaded and converted files
    • file types that can and cannot be manipulated in Google Drive

Audience:  All Staff
Updated January 2017










To earn the "Google Drive Skillful Sharer" badge, you must:

  • demonstrate an understanding of
    • sharing files and folders in Google Drive
    • ownership and changing ownership of files or folders in Google Drive
    • Shared With Me 
Audience:  All Staff
Updated February 2017










To earn the "Google Drive Graduate" badge, you must:

  • earn each of the following badges:
    • Google Drive Go-Getter (Basics)
    • Google Drive Organization Master
    • Google Drive File Conversion Convert
    • Google Drive Skillful Sharer
  • apply for the Google Drive Graduate badge and supply the dates you earned each of the badges listed above
Audience:  All Staff
Updated January 2017