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Google for Education

Mar 4 - Apr 15, 2021
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 About Google for Education

Google for Education is a free professional development course designed to help teachers integrate the use of Google products in the classroom. In this course students will find the necessary links to get started with a variety of Google for Education tools, a thoughtful series of tutorials and resources, links for accessing the Applied Digital Skills curriculum, and a place to submit a final Google inspired lesson plan.

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: Online
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning


 Expected Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Create an Applied Digital Skills account and access the lessons
  • Navigate Google Drive to access applications, files, and resources
  • Demonstrate how to use Google Drawing to enhance student creativity
  • Create educational resources in Google Drive
  • Share classroom information and resources in Google Classroom
  • Connect Google resources in Canvas LMS
  • Create an educational calendar using Google Calendar
  • Use Google for Education tools together in order to support student productivity and creativity
  • Submit a lesson plan for students that shows mastery of using Google for Education tools to enhance student creativity and productivity


Final Assessment

Create a lesson plan that incorporates skills you have learned from the Applied Digital Skills curriculum.  Your lesson plan should include the following:

  • Lesson requires students to create a product with Google for Education
  • Lesson aligns with at least one Utah Core Standard
  • Lesson plan includes a link to an exemplar product you have created
  • Lesson plan includes an assessment plan with an accompanying rubric