Google Workshops

  • 600  -  Introduction to Google Drive

    10/15/18   9:00am – 1:00pm          
    02/05/19   9:00am – 1:00pm          

    Has your school moved to Google Drive? Are you freaking out? Is this too “digital” for you? Join us in this workshop to get a basic overview of the components of the Drive. We will also focus on Docs, Slides, and Forms during this beginner class.

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $100


    601  -  Google Projects (New)

    02/06/19     9:00am – 12:00pm

    Did you know that students can find their likeness to famous portraits, explore the stars…. or doodle their way to a scholarship? Google has tons of exciting projects to drive inquiry-based learning that you can implement in your classroom. This workshop will guide you to implement projects with G Suite and other Google programs on computers and mobile devices and provide resources to obtain materials for your classroom.

    Presenter:  Louise Ortiz & Rasheda Islam
    Cost: $75


    602  -  Introduction to Google Classroom

    11/14/18     9:00am – 12:00pm

    You may already be using and sharing in Google Drive, but have you experienced the ease of Google Classroom? Google Classroom is an amazing tool for sharing, collaborating and communicating with your students and colleagues. Learn how to assign work, retrieve work, add engaging materials, and conduct meaningful dialogue with your class through this FREE online platform.  

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75


    604  -  Introduction to the Google Chrome Browser

    11/13/18     9:00am – 12:00pm

    In this workshop, the most novice of users will get an understanding of what makes the Chrome browser different from other browsers.  Participants will learn how to sign into Chrome and how to customize their browser with a personalized theme. In addition, participants will understand the difference between apps and extensions and will practice searching, adding, and removing apps and extensions to customize their browser experience.

    Beginners level workshop.  

    Presenter:  Rasheda Islam
    Cost: $75 


    605  -  Putting Gmail and Google Calendar to Work for You

    01/09/19    9:00am – 12:00pm

    You can send, reply, and forward in your Gmail. You can add a birthday or meeting to your calendar. These are the basics. However, Gmail and Calendar can do so much more for you! Come discover more advanced features in both products to help keep you organized, in touch, and in charge. This class is designed for a user with a working knowledge of the very basics of Gmail and Calendar. You don’t need to be a master but some familiarity would be a bonus!

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75


    606  -  Introduction to Google Forms

    11/07/18   9:00am – 12:00pm

    This workshop covers everything you need to know to use Google Forms to create surveys, quizzes, and differentiated activities for the classroom.  We will start at the very beginning and walk through form creation, the use of different question types for different purposes, self-grading quizzes, branching forms that respond to individual students’ learning needs, and we will survey various add-ons to make Forms even more powerful.  

    Presenter:  Judith Fiorica
    Cost: $75 


    607  -  Creating Websites in New Google Sites

    1/15/19     9:00am – 12:00pm

    Learn how to create a website for your school or classroom to help you connect and communicate with students, parents, and fellow teachers or staff.  We will walk through all the features of the new Google Sites and give you the opportunity to try them yourself while you build your very own website.  Bring pictures and links that you'd like to include. Basic computer skills are needed but programming skills are not required.

    Presenter:  Judith Fiorica
    Cost: $75 


    608  -  Google Tools for Middle/High School

    12/04/18     9:00am – 1:00pm

    Your students have been “Googling” for years- but Google has much more to offer!  This workshop will take an in-depth look at the range of tools that Google provides to facilitate student-driven learning experiences. This class is designed for those who have a basic knowledge of Google Drive but want to learn more about the core G Suite apps, Google add-ons, and Chrome extensions to create engaging and differentiated lessons for 21st Century learners!

    Presenter:  Louise Ortiz
    Cost: $100