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Google Certified Educator Level 2 is a Course

Google Certified Educator Level 2

1 credit


Full course description

Through this course, participants will use the training course that is available through Google to prepare themselves for the Level 2 Certification exam and reflect on what they are learning. Google’s education training center states:  “The Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice.” More information about the Google Certification can be found online.
Credit:1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Massive Open Online Course - MOOC
Course Level: Intermediate (Participants should be Google Level 1 certified before taking this course)
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Elective

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
These courses are open entry/exit with no enrollment cap. All coursework and assignments can be completed at the participants own pace. There is very limited instructor interaction. This course section will be open until July 31, 2020. All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2020.

Due to the large number of participants in these courses grading is done on a monthly rotation, usually on the first Monday of each month. It can take an additional week to process the grade through SUU or USBE. Please understand these expectations before registering for this course.

Expected Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Use curation and sharing tools
  • Use Drive as a lesson repository
  • Explain the value of personalized learning
  • Personalize learning through Project-Based Learning, Flipped Learning, and Blended Learning
  • To align the use of G Suite for Education tools with personalized learning objectives and models
  • Demonstrate ways to showcase student work
  • How to create a blended unit or lesson
  • Locate online resources for facilitating personalized learning
  • More effectively communicate and plan with your students and parents
  • Book appointments with parents.
  • To increase the functionality of Google Calendar and Gmail with Labs
  • Enhance Chrome with extensions
  • Share apps and extensions with your classes
  • Automate your life with Add-ons
  • Use conditional formatting to efficiently display results.
  • Analyze large data sets with pivot tables
  • Interpret trends in data sets
  • Customize your data view using filters
  • Set up your classes in Classroom to differentiate learning
  • Manage the Classroom stream
  • Embed media in a Google Site
  • Create a blog
  • Use a Google Doc as a class syllabus
  • Explain why you or your students would create an online portfolio
  • Explain ow Google Drive can work with Google Sites to create an online portfolio
  • Can make static instructional videos interactive
  • Use the YouTube Editor to create interactive videos where students can be self-directed learners
  • Utilize multiple Google tools simultaneously to meet the needs of each individual learning situation
  • Create interactive lessons in Docs, Slides, and Forms
  • Integrate outside, high-quality applications into your classroom to enrich curriculum
  • Open your classroom with Google Hangouts and Hangouts On Air
  • Use Google Maps to take virtual field trips
  • Set up a virtual world in Google Earth to enhance instruction
  • What Google Lit Trips are and how you can use them to inspire your students
  • Plan for interactive hands-on explorations with Science Journal
  • Use advanced search techniques to get better search results
  • Use other search tools, such as Google News, Trends, Books, and Alerts
  • Translate documents and phrases from one language to another
  • Find and cite academic resources for scholarly projects
  • Develop independent learning skills in your students
  • Facilitate healthy discussions both online and in the classroom
  • Develop an authentic audience for student work
  • Help students mobilize their community and inspire change at their school
  • Combine their skills and the tools they know to inspire positive change for a wider community
Final Assessment:
Participants will be required to take the final Google Level 2 Certification test on their own. For the final assessment they will attach a screenshot of their completion certificate as proof that they passed. Participants will be required to pass the test in order to get credit for the course.

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