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Google Starter Pack: Getting Started with Google Workspace

We love Google Workspace for Education and we love learning, but nobody loves feeling overwhelmed or unsuccessful. Whether you're just getting started with Google Workspace or you're feeling overwhelmed by tech use and need a reset, the Google Starter Pack is the perfect course for learning the basics of Google Workspace and understanding working in the cloud and all it has to offer. Online courses are accessible for 10 months from the date of delivery. Volume discounts are available. 
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12
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10 months
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Course Objectives

Google Drive
  • Creating, Organizing, Sharing files and folders
  • Search and alternate view

Google Docs
  • Creating and Sharing new Docs
  • Translate, Voice typing, Grammar & spell check, Comments, Fonts, Version History, Downloading and Exporting

Google Slides
  • Creating and Sharing new Slides
  • Adding Slides, Changing Themes, Text Box, Word art, Shapes, Backgrounds, Images, Videos
  • Presentation Mode and Publishing to the Web
  • Blank screens, Audio in slides, Closed Captions


Google Sheets
  • Creating and formatting Sheets
  • Add, Sort, and Average Data
  • Making a Chart, Protecting Data, Applying Filters


Google Forms
  • Creating, Editing, Publishing, Sending Forms
  • Analyzing Form Data
  • Creating a Quiz using Google Form


Google Drawings
  • Creating and Page Setup of Drawings, Inserting Elements
  • Sharing and Downloading Drawing
  • Resizing the Canvas, Adding Word Art, Images, Text


Google Sites
  • Creating and Basic Features of Sites
  • Adding Pages, Content, Collaborators, and Publishing to the Web


Gmail
  • Creating and basic features of Google Classroom
  • Understanding the Classroom folder, Assignments, Student Discourse, Grading Assignments 

Google Calendar
  • Creating and basic features of Google Classroom
  • Understanding the Classroom folder, Assignments, Student Discourse, Grading Assignments 

Google Meet
  • Basic Features (Host controls, Knock Block, Alternate Backgrounds, View Options)
  • Breakout Rooms, Polls, Q&A, Recording, Whiteboard Activities
  • Presenting from Google Apps 
Meet the expert

Brooke Lowery, M.Ed.

Brooke is an experienced Elementary and Middle School classroom educator and expert digital learning facilitator. She credits her own teaching transformation to the work she’s done with reluctant learners. Finding new ways to reach them influenced Brooke to reshape her classroom into a mixed media learning environment, which eventually led her into working with teachers full time. Brooke strives to help educators create engaging and technology-rich learning experiences for their own classrooms. Brooke has such a natural, approachable style, everyone that has ever met her feels like her best friend!
Brooke is a Google Level 1 & Level 2 Certified Educator and a Google Certified Trainer.