Google Apps Educator Workshops
Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (HST)
The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) in partnership with The Janus Group are happy to announce the Google Apps Educator Workshop Series. These workshops will help teachers and administrators of all ability levels build dynamic, 21st century learning environments for their students to learn and thrive in. All workshop curricula are designed by Google Certified Trainers and are culled from Google proprietary training programs and research-based best practices developed by CRDG and tested at the University Laboratory School.
Google Apps 101: This hands-on workshop will focus on the basic functionality and use of Google Apps For Education. Attendees will learn to navigate the Gmail interface, manage calendars, create and share folders, documents, presentations and forms. This workshop will also help teachers to create a basic classroom management system that will help them to hit the ground running with their students.
Designing a Google Apps Classroom: This workshop will provide attendees with all the tools needed to establish a vibrant, collaborative and safe learning environment. By leveraging Folders to open channels of communication, Sites to share information with the community, Calendars to increase efficiency and Forms to collect more, better and faster information teachers will leave ready to launch their classes into the 21st century.
Deploying Google Apps 101: Are you thinking about Going Google? We will help answer some of your pressing questions about student safety, provide tips on deployment strategies, share effective professional development models and explore innovative ways to improve adoption rates for both students and faculty. Using HIDOE case studies and research driven best practices this workshop should be able to give you the information you need to decide if Google Apps is right for your school.
When & Where
The Janus Group LLC/Hawaii Department of Education (PIPE)
The Janus Group is a consortium of teachers, researchers and professional development designing innovative and cutting edge 21st century teacher training programs for Hawaii's teachers.