Google Apps for Beginners

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3 Graduate Level or In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor: Shannon Mersand PEDC 9087

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PEDC 9087 Google Apps for Beginners
3 Graduate Level or In-Service Credits / 45 hours
Instructor: Shannon Mersand February 1-28, July 1-30, September 1-29, October 1-30
University of the Pacific

As technology progresses, schools are increasingly adopting Google Apps for Education, but many are not utilizing all of the amazing features available. Learn how to harness the power of Google Apps for EDU to increase technology use in the classroom at no cost to the district. This is an introductory course which will give you the building blocks from which you can begin to harness the power of Google Apps. This course will introduce you to the tools available, and teach you basic use and functionality. This course is appropriate for Administrators, Grades K-12 classroom teachers in all subject areas (including special areas), Career and Technical Subject area teachers, and School Media Specialists.

How this course will benefit you

How will this course help educators to meet the Common Core and Next Generation State Standards?

This course helps teachers add technology and activities to their lessons which help to meet multiple CCSS Anchor Standards.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2 Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.5 Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6 Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

How with this course benefit my classroom instruction and student learning objectives?

· Foreign Language and LOTE – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Mathematics – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Science – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Social Studies – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· The Arts – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Special Education – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Social Workers, Guidance Counselors and School Psychologists – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Elementary Education – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Secondary Education – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Media and Technology Specialists – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

· Career and Vocational Specialists – Activities in the course are geared toward learning to use Google Apps in any setting. These tools and projects can be used in any subject level where technology is welcomed. Google Apps increases productivity and collaboration using a variety of tools. Teachers will work with their own content knowledge to apply the tools and ideas to their own classrooms, designing rich, engaging activities that help student develop college and career ready skills.

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Course Date

February 1-28, 2016, July 1-30, September 1-29, October 1-30

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