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Google MANIA – Engage Students with Free Google Tools

Join us on July 6, 2023, for Google MANIA, a full day of free, one-hour OK2Ask® virtual workshops focused on Google tools basics for Keep, Forms, and Slides. Register for one session or all five and walk away with practical, easy-to-implement strategies, tips, and lesson ideas you can use to engage students, improve accessibility, and maximize student and teacher productivity. 

TeachersFirst's OK2Ask Google MANIA workshops are…

  • Interactive sessions for educators at all technology comfort levels.
  • Available in live (for credit) and archived (without credit) formats.
  • Accessible from any computer with an internet connection.

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Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 5 PM ET

Go digital with Choose Your Own Adventure stories! Google Slides presentations don't have to be linear. Learn to create a nonlinear show that can engage students while helping them learn content. Join this session and learn to use Google Slides to create an interactive, engaging instructional activity or Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) story so you can guide your students as they create their own.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 12 PM ET

The Google suite of tools has accessibility features that will help you give all students the chance to show their best work. This session will introduce you to these features and show you how to use them to support all students—even those who don’t have a documented need.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 1 PM ET

Take organizing, notetaking, and collaborating to new heights with Google Keep—a tool that is simple, powerful, and free. Learn how to maximize student productivity with great features for capturing ideas, collaborating on projects, curating resources, receiving reminders, and taking notes. Learn how to incorporate text, images, audio, and drawings in color-coded virtual sticky notes and checklists and keep your classroom workflow smooth and on task with Google Keep.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 2 PM ET

Google Forms is a versatile tool you can use to create surveys and quizzes, collect research data, and plan events easily and quickly. Unlike other "freemium" web-based form tools, Google Forms is completely free and allows for an unlimited number of surveys, questions, and responses. Join this session and learn to use Google Forms to support classroom instruction and improve your productivity.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 | 4 PM ET

Learn the basics of Google Slides, the first step in creating engaging and effective presentations you can share with students, colleagues, and more! Participants will learn to use various tools and features to create, format, and customize presentations that support instructional goals.