Last year, our district did it- we "went Google!" Our staff trained our teachers, and let them loose to explore the massive world that is Google Apps for Education.
|Buwahahha?! Nah, don't be scared- it's just BOOgle. |
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BOOgle is a series of sessions that review the features and provide a reorientation of not only how the Apps work, but how they work together.
|Matthew Lahey with tips on remembering the difference between Apps vs. Extensions (aka The Tricks) |
[Notice candy, cookies and chips (aka The Treats) on table in foreground...and no, we didn't bring the banana. :-) ]
The Google Apps Suite is huge, so there's a lot of territory to cover. This month's effort focuses on reorienting teachers with the 'global view' of the Google Apps for Education suite, and a demonstration of how powerful the Apps are in transforming their work life. And it's a chance to give out candy...and chips!
|Samuel W. Houston Elementary teachers get down to business. |
Jessica Moore on her Chromebook, while (clockwise from the top) Jennifer Smock,
Betsy Marlin and Kayla Provencio look on.
Matthew Lahey Huntsville ISD Huntsville Independent School District