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Learning Beyond Classroom Walls: The Chromebook Classroom

Non-Credit Course
15 Clock Hours

Course Description
Participants in the course will receive a comprehensive overview of the Google Classroom and its capabilities to impact student learning.  Google Classroom allows teachers to foster 21st Century Skills and create a dynamic multi-faceted learning environment.  In this course, educators will learn how to effectively use the course stream, assign a variety of assignments within in Google Classroom, quick poll students, assess students in a wide range of ways, create blogs, learn additional Google Classroom add-on features, and how to bring parents into the Google Classroom.  Completion of the course will provide you with a wealth of ideas and skills to create your dynamic online classroom.

Global Goals of the Course
To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of this course:

1. To design and develop 21st century skills across curriculums (NBPTS 1; ISTE 1; InTASC 1, 3, 5, 7; DFFET 1abe, 2bc, 3cde, 4acef)
2. To appraise key technological tools (Google Tools/Google Classroom) and strategies for their impact on teaching and learning (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 5; ISTE 2, 3; InTASC 1, 24-8; DFFET 1de, 2bc, 3ce, 4af)
3. To employ emerging technology tools to design, develop, and evaluate relevant experiences for students (NBPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; InTASC 1-8; DFFET 1abde, 2c, 3bcde, 4acef)
4. To employ other educational professionals to improve student learning through the use of Google Tools in the classroom (NBPTS 5; ISTE 5; InTASC 9,10; DFFET 2c, 3ce, 4acef)

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.