Tag Archives: Google Drive

Google Extensions, Add-Ons & More

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Did you know that Google Chrome is more than just a browser? Way more!

By using Chrome Apps and Chrome Extensions/Add-ons installed into your Chrome browser, you can complete just about anything you could with fancy computer programs- but without the software, without the cost, and with more style. If you use Google Drive, most of these additional apps and extensions integrate, making your life so much easier and your docs and spreadsheets so much cooler. Read more & register here!

Don’t miss our other #METCpd this summer!

Register before May 9 with promo code METC50 and save 50%! Throughout the month of May, use promo code METCpd and save 25%!

Google Mania:  Mini Boot Camp 6/6 – 6/7

Flipping Your Classroom & PD

Using Mobile Devices in the Classroom

Adventures in STEM: Learn To Code 

Digital Citizenship: It’s Common Sense

Google Mania: Mini Boot Camp 7/6 – 7/7

METC Maker Summer Institute: Empowering Creative Minds

Cool Tools and Free Resources for Teachers



METC Teacher Appreciation[1]

Integrating Writing & Digital Tech

media classIn our one day workshop Integrating Writing & Digital Tech:

• Explore new ideas to create multimedia presentations that meet Missouri Learning Standards for using writing, media literacies and technology skills.
• Check out technology applications that meet the college and career readiness standards.
• Use Google Drawing, Forms, and Presentations for interactive presentations. Select technology applications such as SMore, Piktochart, Easel.ly and more to create online newsletters and infographics.
• Learn how to communicate with parents and students with online digital newsletters that work on mobile platforms.

This workshop is July 23, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at EducationPlus. Register online.

Learning & Collaborating with Google Drive

Google Certified TeacherLearning & Collaborating with Google Drive (formerly Docs) is a full-day of educational technology professional development offered by the Learning Division of Cooperating School Districts this summer.

Come create using these free Google Tools, and open up your classroom for your staff and your students.

Did you know that you could use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment by logging onto Google- anywhere? Are you interested in creating a variety of online forms for assessment through surveys, quizzes, and questionnaires? Would you like to create classroom drawings or charts to access anytime or anywhere?

Come learn about the six tools in Google Drive from Google Certified Teacher Bill Bass and discover how these online collaborative environments can expand your classroom and save you time. You’ll learn how Google Drive and other Google Apps can support learning 24/7.  PRE-REQUISITE: You must have a Google Account and/or Gmail. Learning & Collaborating with Google Drive is scheduled for Friday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m.  to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $145 for a CSD member; $185 for a non-member. For those interested,  one graduate credit is available after completing additional coursework. Register online.

Meeting Common Core Standards Using Google Tools

google classThe Common Core State Standards call for technology to be integrated seamlessly into instruction, thereby empowering students to publish online, critically evaluate Internet resources and use and understand multi-media’s impact on instruction. Did you know that you could use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment? Are you interested in creating a variety of online forms for assessment through surveys, quizzes, and questionnaires? Would you like to create classroom drawings or charts to access anytime or anywhere?

Come learn on March 25 about Google Drive and discover how these online collaborative environments can expand your classroom, save you time and help students meet the Common Core. Learn Advanced Search techniques, develop a Custom Search Engine, and discover easier ways to find images, resources and websites.  You’ll learn how Google Drive and other Google Apps can support learning 24/7.

Cost: $95 CSD member; $135 non-member
One graduate credit available through Lindenwood University for $60!
PRE-REQUISITE: You must have a Google Account and/or Gmail.