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Google MANIA – Google Tools for Educators

You may know Google as the world’s most popular search engine, but they also have a suite of free, cloud-based applications that are perfect for use in classroom, remote, or blended learning. Join us on July 9, 2020 for OK2Ask’s Google MANIA, five hands-on, one-hour virtual workshops designed to help educators explore new, pedagogy-driven ways to use Google tools. Register for one session or all five to learn instructional techniques aligned with ISTE standards and discover new ways to engage your students.

OK2Ask® Google MANIA workshops are…

  • 60 minutes of hands-on, interactive activities suitable for all technology comfort levels.
  • Available in live (for credit) and archived (without credit) formats.
  • Accessible from anywhere via the free AdobeConnect app or a web browser.
  • Provided for FREE by TeachersFirst® and The Source for Learning, Inc.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis, so sign up today!

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Upcoming Workshops

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 12:00 PM ET – 1:00 PM ET

Take organization, notetaking, collaboration, and productivity to the next level. Streamline your classroom workflow and keep students on task with Google Keep.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET

Learn to use Jamboard—a new whiteboard app from Google—to help students at any grade level demonstrate content mastery in both individual and group work.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET – 3:00 PM ET

Use Google tools to change the feedback loop in your classroom and motivate students to align their work with instructional objectives.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 4:00 PM ET – 5:00 PM ET

Help every student succeed with Google’s accessibility features. Explore and plan to implement tools and techniques that give all students the chance to show their best work.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 5:00 PM ET – 6:00 PM ET

Prepare for blended or remote teaching this fall by turning your printed teaching materials into editable digital worksheets with Google Slides. Create digital materials that make meaningful contributions to student learning.


Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 12 PM ET

Keep organization, productivity and collaboration on the mark with Google Keep.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 1 PM ET

Think you know all about what Google has to offer? Chrome extensions offer more functionality and can make your life easier. You will wonder how you lived without them!

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 2 PM ET

Google Tour builder is a digital storytelling tool based on creating an interactive map. Join us to learn how to create and use these tours in the classroom.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 4 PM ET

This session will introduce you to the TeachersFirst Reading Treks, and show you how to use them.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | 5 PM ET

Harness the power and simplicity of Google Slides for student projects. Google Slides can engage your students and provides ample opportunity to drive creativity, collaboration, critical thinking to show-what-they-know.