This session has been completed.

Level Up Your Google Game (Level 1 Certification Cohort)

Cancelled
Facilitator(s): Christine Quong
Karla Holt
Date:
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Oct 13, 2017 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Day 2Oct 19, 2017 (3:45 pm to 4:45 pm)
Day 3Oct 27, 2017 (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Cost:
$125.00
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Locations:
This event has multiple locations.
Day 1Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Day 2Google Hangout
Day 3Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 18-TI-059

Who should attend

Grades K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Leaders, Learning Coaches new to using G Suite

To make the most of this session, bring a robust, fully charged device such as a Chromebook or laptop with Google Chrome installed.

About this learning opportunity

Are you looking to learn more about integrating Google Apps into learning and teaching? Perhaps you want to take your skills and knowledge about Google Apps to the next level?  

Through this cohort series of face to face meetings and Hangouts on Air, we can gather and work on the modules for Google Certified Educator Level 1. These modules are self-directed and can be accessed from https://edutrainingcenter.withgoogle.com/certification. These modules focus on using Google Apps to support student learning and provide varied examples from classroom teachers at all grade and subject levels. These modules are geared toward both beginners and more experienced Google App users.  Whether or not you want to take the certification exam is entirely up to you, but the modules and sessions will help prepare you for success in the exam.  

What will you gain by attending?

  • An overview of the certification process.
  • A community of learners who are interested in learning more about Google Apps to support learning and teaching.
  • A chance to reflect and engage in dialogue on the topics covered in the modules.
  • Support, when required, for learning new skills.

Please note that you do not need to attend all the sessions since you can access the modules from any place.  

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Christine Quong is on secondment as an Educational Technology Consultant to the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium.  Prior to this, she served as a Collaborative Lead Teacher for Pembina Hills Public Schools where she facilitated and led the professional collaborations among teachers and supported their application of universal design for learning and differentiated instruction. Her 11 years of experience as an educator has been teaching primarily K-6. She recently completed her Master’s of Education in Educational Technology at the University of Alberta and is a Level 1 & 2 Google Certified Educator.

Karla Holt is the pedagogy and technology co-ordinator with Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools.  In her role, Karla collaborates with lead teachers at each school to develop and enhance professional learning around effective lesson design and embedding technology to support all learners.  Karla has a Masters of Education in Educational Technology from the University of Alberta and is a Level 2 Google Certified Educator.

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