In this training, we will develop a foundational understanding on how to implement the Google Suite of Apps for Education into the classroom to facilitate student engagement. The applications we will explore include Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Drive, and a variety of other tools and add-ons within the Google suite.
During this training, you will not only become knowledgeable on how to use the Google suite, but you will discover how various applications in the Google suite can become integrated into your teacher toolkit to enhance student engagement. Throughout the training, we will demonstrate the game-changing collaboration abilities baked into each application to give you the experience, strategies, and confidence to continue exploring the advantages of integrating technology into your own classroom. Collectively, we will create a variety of documents you will be able to take back to your classroom to get your students working together, creating, and presenting.
This training is designed to be an introduction to the Google Suite of Apps for Education and is recommended for all beginner Google Suite users.
Required Materials: A laptop with wireless capabilities is required.
Schedule: Workshops will be Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on the Rice University campus. Only enrolled adults are allowed to participate in the workshops. The workshops cannot accommodate supervised or unsupervised children.
Professional Development Credits: Participants will receive up to 26 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits or 2.6 Continuing Education Units (CEU). SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571
Acknowledgment of Enrollment: Once you register for a course through our online registration system, you will be enrolled in the course. An enrollment acknowledgment will immediately be sent to the email address on your account showing payment confirmation or including instructions for submitting payment via check. In some cases, a course may be full, and you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. A waiting list is automatically created for a course once it has filled to capacity. If a spot should become available in that filled course, and you are next on the waiting list, you will receive an email to the email address on file with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. Please contact our office, 713-348-6031, if you have any questions.
Tuition: Tuition includes parking, lunch and materials:
Early Registration: $525 (until March 18)
Standard Registration: $575 (March 19-June 3)
Late Registration: $625 (after June 3)
Questions: Please refer to our Frequently Ask Questions page for information regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, wait lists, etc.