Course No. ED446k, ED546k
Google Drive is a FREE, Web-based Microsoft Office alternative. It includes a word processor, a spreadsheet (excel), presentation (PowerPoint), forms (quizzes/surveys), and data storage service, all offered by Google. It also allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. With Google Drive, all of your work is automatically saved online, you can access it from any computer and you never have to update your software. All you need is a Gmail account!
This course is dedicated to teaching how to apply Google Drive to your teaching or professional situation. Course participants will learn how Google Drive can enhance lessons inside and outside of school and support teachers in collaboration and sharing of resources and ideas. In addition to learning and implementing Google Drive, educators will create motivational and relevant classroom activities, teacher support materials, and assessment tools.
This course is applicable for any K-12 teacher, administrator, or anyone looking to increase their technology skills.There is no textbook for this course. All references and materials are located online.
Note: Formerly titled Google Docs Across the Curriculum.
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Upon completion of this course, participants will:
- Understand how Google Drive work and how to use them.
- Understand how to apply Google Drive in the classroom and general education environment.
- Be able to create forms, spreadsheets, word documents, presentations, and templates using Google Drive.
- Understand how Google Drive will enhance collaboration both inside and outside of the classroom.
- Understand how Google Drive increases productivity.
- Instantly apply knowledge acquisition.
All materials are free online. There are no additional fees associated with this class.
My instructor, Chris Hill was really great and encouraged me. If I had a question, his response was quick and helpful.
7th Grade Teacher
This course elevated my awareness of the usability of the Google Drive and the many tools available. These are great, free resources, for all educators.
12th Grade Teacher
This is a great course to help enable teachers to use technology to their advantage in the classroom setting.
6th Grade Teacher
Another outstanding Heritage class! I learned so much. Thank you!
2nd Grade Teacher