Edtech Bootcamp - Google Refresher

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Janet Bell
Date:September 11, 2021
Time:9:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
$20.00 (CAD)
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-TI-025
Saturday session
Focus: Technology Integration

Target Audience

Teachers, Inclusive Learning Teachers, Learning Coaches, Instructional Coaches, Educational/Instructional Assistants, Support Staff, School-based Administrators, District Leaders/Consultants, Specialists who work directly with students

About this Learning Opportunity

Through demonstrations and with our own students in mind, envision and build tried-and-true, sensible online instructional practices. This is the best of “10 Days of Google” distilled into 3 hours of back-to-school practicality that shapes real results!

With clear expectations, routines, and processes established up front, your new Google Classroom, Meet, and Chrome browser online workspaces can shape friendly, facilitative, and ethically sound interactions for students of all ages. 

Engage learners using Jamboard strategies that help pull together a group into the same mindspace, and then process information in various ways. 

Play with Docs and Slides’ newer features, and explore how hyperdocs can help you personalize learning, and discover grab-and-go templates that move you forward fast
With a little up front time today establishing (Forms and Sheets survey) processes for lines of communication effective from Day One, you’ll save a ton of time down the road sorting the logistics of communications with parents and guardians. 

Learn now how to create a self-marking and/or branching Forms quiz and gain time back throughout the entire year ahead, and then, once you have some quiz data...
...let the evidence of learning shape next steps by setting up your Sheet to automatically color-code the data to provide “at-a-glance” insights to your students’ growth over time.

See what’s new in Google Sites and consider setting up a Class site OR providing students with Sites project challenges this year.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #6: Providing Instructional Leadership
  • #7: Developing Leadership Capacity

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

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

About the Facilitator

An English teacher originally, Janet's career evolved over the years from classroom teacher to consultant, co-leading edtech integration across the province as a member  of the 2Learn.ca and ARPDC provincial teams, to school and district leadership as a Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School and a TIPS (Technology Integration and Planning Supports) Consultant with Edmonton Public Schools. A Google Certified Trainer and SMART Certified Trainer, these days Janet brings both vision and practical strategies to help support your integration of G Suite and SMART Learning Suite, reputable third-party applications, makerspaces, digital citizenship and more, within today's emergent and shifting learning spaces. In her spare time, she enjoys the four generations of her family.