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Google Apps for Teacher Education

Session Description

Google Apps For Teacher Education

For the past 2 years I have been using Google Apps for Education to transform my science methods class for elementary teachers into a digitally interactive environment.  My K-8 (primary and early secondary) school has also utilized Google Apps to support teacher collaboration and professional development.  In this session I will share the tools, strategies and design that I used.  Then we will engage in a discussion about the role of Google Apps in teacher education, professional development and collaboration.


  • Suggested audience: Teacher educators and schools looking to support teacher development through technology
  • Prior experience or knowledge: Beginner or intermediate in Google Apps for Education


  • Time: 7pm Eastern
  • Session hashtag: #GAFE4teachers
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

Gregory Benedis-Grab
Teacher, Adjunct Professor & Director of Teach21, New York, USA


  • To watch the live stream of this session, visit Gregory's Google+ Page at 7pm Eastern May 2nd.
  • The live stream will appear as a black box with the word "Hangouts" on it (as in the screenshot of slide 5 here). Double click the black box to start watching the video.
  • Open Gregory's Google+ Page in two windows.  On one page you can watch the live stream and in the other you can type in your comments.
  • To ask Gregory questions during the Hangout, post them into the "comments" section below the live stream.
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