View tips for their different products and applications, from Google Sheets to Google Keep, Click to learn more.
These short videos introduce a variety of topics for educators, administrators, and school leaders. There are three new videos each month. Click to view the playlist.
An amazing site that not only teaches teachers how to use Google products, but how to integrate them into their classroom instruction. After going through the training, teachers can become "Google Certified" by taking an exam. Trainings include topics such as Fundamentals Training, Advanced Training, First Day of Classroom, Devices Training, Digital Citizenship and Safety Course...and the list goes on and on! Click here to start exploring this great site.
This site has a curriculum of webinars and digital events to help you learn more about Google for Education's tools and solutions. Click here to visit the site.
Google has an AMAZING help center, complete with pictures and step-by-step directions. Click to check it out!
Get the most out of G Suite for Education with training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources. You can learn by project or browse through their featured tips. Each project has a cheat sheet that has pictures and step-by-step directions. They even have a tab for switching from Microsoft, so if you're still struggling with some of the differences between Microsoft and Google, or just want to learn more about what you can do with different google products, check out this site!
I recently learned about this useful extension! It makes it easy to share your Google Drive files as forced copies, previews, templates, and PDFs! All you have to do is open the file you wish to share, update your share settings, and then click the Sir-Links-a-Lot extension. Last, choose the option you want. It will automatically update your URL to include what you need. A super-easy, super-useful little tool! Click here to install the Sir Links-a-Lot extension.
Below are a few items I found particularly interesting in a recent an email from Google for Education.
EDU in 90
Google Classroom Update
Check Out Jamboard
As our district is venturing into Google Apps for Education territory and seeing all that it can offer, I encourage you to check out this wonderful resource from Google for Education. It's "55 Tips to Make this School Year Yours" and is full of tons of useful tips!
From art to historic events to the world wonders, Google Cultural Institute will allow you and your students to explore, experience, and learn like never before!
Google's Historic Moments offers online exhibitions detailing stories behind significant moments in human history! Using documents, photos, and videos, each exhibit tells a story. From Wold War I to the Watergate Scandal, this is a great place to find artifacts your students can study and view to help learning be more authentic.
From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world. By using Google's Street View technology, viewers have a unique opportunity to take a peak at an area and walk around as is they were actually standing there! This about how much more engaging this might make your class! Studying the Great Wall of China? Pair your lesson with Google's Expeditions virtual reality, and your students will be excited to learn and completely immersed in your lesson!
With Google's Art Project, viewers can discover art collections from around the world by exploring artworks in incredible detail, view exhibitions, and take virtual tours through museums!
It is definitely worth taking your time to check out these resources! Let me know if I can help you find anything in particular.
"From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial,
Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern
and ancient world. By using our Street View technology, Google has a unique
opportunity to make world heritage sites available to users across the globe."
Google's World Wonder website
Let your students discover the beauty and wonder that is Taj Mahal. Help them relive historical moments such as Lincoln at Gettysburg. Take them on a virtual field trip to Madrid, Spain, where they can tour the Lázaro Galdiano Museum. Go inside and explore Sir Enerst Shackleton's Expedition Hut in Antartica (a place very few civilians will ever visit).
The possibilities are endless with Google's street view technology. You can now take students virtually any where.
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My name is Beth Dabney. I
have been working in Anderson School District 2 for nine years. I was a fourth
grade math and science teacher at Belton Elementary School for the first seven
years of my career. I am looking forward to working with the amazing employees
of Anderson Two to implement different technologies to help enhance learning for