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Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 15 - Final Assignment

Congratulations! You have made it to the last session in our Google Educator Basics Certification series. You are one assignment away from earning your certificate, and this session is going to give you all the tips, tricks, and details you need to make that happen. In this session, we'll provide you with plenty of example final assignments, a detailed look at the rubric, and a review of the Google Educator Certification process should you decide to move forward with Google's own certification.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 1 - Introduction

Join us for the first session in our Google Educators Basics Digital Teacher Certification! During this certification series, you'll learn how to create a 21st century classroom with Google. You might even move on to take Google's Google Educator Level 1 exam! In our first session, we'll introduce the certification, and discuss the breakdown of courses, assignment requirements, and support resources. We'll also go over the Google Tools that will be covered throughout the certification and how you can use these in creative ways to expand your classroom and create relevant, collaborative, and exciting learning opportunities for your students.

WebEx Meetings Update 2020

In this course we will take a looka t an important and useful update to WebEx Meetings - breakout rooms! This session is intended as a companion session to the WebEx overview course "Getting Started with WebEx Meetings".

Website Makeover Series: Powerful Images

In this series, learn how to make your school website engaging and accessible to all. This session will cover how to use powerful images to best represent your school. After engaging with this course, you'll know all of the tricks and tips to use when assessing and selecting images for your school website. Note: This course does NOT count toward the annual 3-hour accessibility requirement for NYC DOE webmasters.

Website Makeover Series: Human-Centered Design

In this series, learn how to make your school website engaging and accessible to all. Join this session to reimagine your school website with a focus on human-centered design. You'll learn what that means, why it's so important, and how to redesign your website so that it is easier for users to access. Note: This course does NOT count toward the annual 3-hour accessibility requirement for NYC DOE webmasters.

Website Makeover Series: Telling Your School's Story

In this series, learn how to make your school website engaging and accessible to all. In this course, we'll discuss how to use storytelling to make sure that anyone accessing your website will find the information they're looking for. We'll also talk about telling your school's story, and presenting your school in a positive light, through your website design. After taking this course, you'll be able to plan and redesign your website to best represent your school. Note: This course does NOT count toward the annual 3-hour accessibility requirement for NYC DOE webmasters.

Website Makeover Series: Assessing Your School's Website

In this series, learn how to make your school website engaging and accessible to all. In this course, you'll learn what to assess — and how to go about the assessment process — when evaluating your school website. By the end of this session you'll be ready and able to test and reflect on your school website, and have a clear sense of ways to make improvements. Note: This course does NOT count toward the annual 3-hour accessibility requirement for NYC DOE webmasters.

G Suite Admin: Managing Buildings and Resources

When users in the Google domain need to check out equipment, reserve a room or technology cart, or schedule their students into a STEM lab, they will use Google Calendar.  However, these resources need to be set up ahead of time by you, the super admin on the account.  Every resource or learning space needs to be connected to a building.  This video shows you how.

Google Arts & Culture

Infusing art into lessons is a great way to make the curriculum more vibrant and provide additional avenues for student understanding. Google Arts and Culture offers thousands of works of art, and virtual tours of museums and landmarks for users. This video explores this website and offers strategies for incorporating them into classroom and remote lessons.

Google Meet for Remote Learning (Updates)

As the use of video conferencing has increased in times of remote learning, Google has made some critical improvements. In this course we will explore some important updates Google has released for Meet and Google Classroom that will make your life a lot easier as you continue to use G Suite for remote learning.

The Art of Alt Text

What is alt text? Why is it important? How do we decide which alt text to use? This session will inform participants how to provide appropriate descriptive text for those who cannot see images and are using screen readers with digitally accessible content.

Administrative Strategies: Managing Staff as They Implement Remote Learning.

Join our Chief Learning Officer, Robert-Wayne Harris, and our Director of eLearning, Joseph Sanfilippo as they discuss strategies for managing a staff as they implement remote learning.

Taking Attendance with Google Forms

Taking attendance remotely can be a little tricky but using Google Forms in Google Classroom makes it easier. We will look at creating a form and assigning it in Google Classroom so you can start taking attendance remotely.

Creating a Virtual Whiteboard in SLS Online

Come learn how to use SLS Online as a live virtual whiteboard for students. We will also be seeing how to create quick handouts for students that you as the teacher can monitor and provide feedback on. 

Share Your Voice with Voice Memos

Voice Memos is an app on your iPhone or iPad that you can use to record your voice. Making voice recordings for your students can be particularly meaningful when working remotely. In this session, we will show you how you can use this app to create, edit and share your recordings with your students.

Remote Learning: Administrator Strategies

Join our Chief Learning Officer, Robert-Wayne Harris, and our Director of eLearning, Joseph Sanfilippo, as they share administrative strategies for implementing Remote Learning in your school or district. With over 30 years of collective school administrative experience as Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, and Directors of Technology, along with 20+ years of experience planning technology professional development and school improvement plans, Robert-Wayne and Joseph offer a variety of strategies as you transition your school and district to a distance learning model.

Making Quick Tutorials with SMART Lesson Recorder

SMART Lesson Recorder is a built-in feature to SMART Learning Suite.  If you have SMART Notebook installed on your computer, SMART Lesson Recorder is available to use right away.  With this feature, you can create quick tutorials for your students. In this video, we will show you how to create quick tutorials that you can send to your students as they complete work from home.

Microsoft Teams Overview for Parents

So your student has been assigned work through Microsoft Teams. What does that mean? How can you see what they're working on? What can you do to help your student? In this course, we'll go over the basics of Microsoft Teams and what you need to know as a parent.

Intro to Hybrid Classrooms

As flipped classrooms become increasingly popular, the question arises: flipped classrooms or hybrid classrooms? Hybrid classrooms are a great way to provide both traditional teaching methods and effective learning experiences. Join us as we take a deep dive into the hybrid classroom, and learn why you might want to consider this model this year!

iPad Apps for Every Educator

In this session, we'll explore some great apps that can be used across grade levels and content areas. We'll focus on apps that can be used as formative assessments for students, review games, and as tools for flipping the classroom. Many of these apps have ready-made resources that you can use with your students right away. Others take activities that you may already be using in your classroom and make them more streamlined. No matter how you use them, they are all great tools for bringing your classroom into the 21st century.

Understanding the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Innovations in science are happening at a rapid rate. Often driven by technology and human ingenuity, these advancements must be supported from the ground up in future working populations to sustain this growth. That's where the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) come in, since strong K-12 science standards can help to prepare students for careers within this discipline. Join us to learn about the inner workings of the NGSS and how to read them in a way that helps you to frame engaging science activities.

Teq DTC: Apple Session 9 - Final Assignment

It's the beginning of the end - of our Apple Digital Teacher Certification track, that is. During this last session we will review your final assignment, and go over how to integrate each of the apps to make a complete final presentation. Join us to wrap up your learning into one cohesive presentation, and receive your Teq Digital Teacher Certification!

Teq DTC: Apple Session 1 - Introduction

Welcome to the first session of our Apple Digital Teacher Certification. Throughout this certification track, you will learn the “ins and outs” of many of the Apple applications as well as how to incorporate them into your classroom instruction. In this first session, we will take a look at a sample final project to set you up for success! We will also discuss the process of submitting your assignments, finding your feedback, and how to receive support. Let's get your Apple devices ready for some learning!

TCEA: Remote Learning with Google Classroom Pt 1.

This course was made the the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA).Learn how to get started with Google Classroom by creating a classroom and adding students. 

TCEA: Screen Recording in Flipgrid

This course was made the the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA).Learn how to screen record in Flipgrid, and how to use Flipgrid in remote learning.

TCEA: Remote Learning with Google Classroom Pt 2

This course was made the the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA).Learn how to insert content into the stream for Google Classroom. 

Multiple Desktops/Extending the Desktop in Windows 10

Join us to learn how to set up multiple desktops and extend your desktop to those additional displays.

See What You've Copied to the Clipboard in Windows 10

In this video, we'll show you how to access and manage your clipboard history on your Windows 10 device.

Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

Want to take a screenshot on your Windows 10 device? Learn how to use the Snip & Sketch app to quickly take screenshots and annotate your images.

Sharing Options in OneDrive

In this instructional video, we'll show you how to share files and folders in your Microsoft 365 OneDrive. 

Microsoft Translate Feature

In this short tutorial, we'll show you how to use Microsoft's built-in translate feature.  

Microsoft Immersive Reader

In this video, we'll take a look at how to use Microsoft's Immersive Reader Tool. 

Creating a New Folder in Windows 10

In this video, learn how to create a new folder for storage on your Windows 10 device.

Moving a File or Folder in Windows 10

In this tutorial, learn how to move and organize files and folders on your Windows 10 device. 

Export/ Convert a Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint

In this video, you'll learn how to export a PowerPoint Presentation, create a PDF, and more! 

Accessibility Settings in Windows 10

Wondering how to adjust settings on your computer to make it more accessible? In this video, we'll show you how with Ease of Access, including Windows Narrator.

How to Take a Screenshot in Windows 10

In this video, we'll show you how to take different types of screenshots in Windows 10. 

Searching for Files and Programs in Windows 10

Can't find a file or program easily? Learn how the search function can make this task a little faster.

Navigating System Settings in Windows 10

Need to know more about your processor or operating system? In this video, we'll show you how to navigate to your System's Settings and locate your About page.

Check your Child's Grades in Infinite Campus

Learn how to check your child's grades in Infinite Campus.

Connecting to a Printer in Windows 10

Join us for this quick tutorial on how to connect to a printer.

Accessing the Control Panel in Windows 10

Where is the Control Panel? We'll show you two quick ways to get there, and how to navigate the options.

Check for Your Child's Schedule in Infinite Campus

Learn how to check your child's schedule in Infinite Campus.

Helping Your Child Complete a Quiz in Microsoft Teams

Here is a quick ivdeo to helo your child complete a quiz in Microsoft Teams

Connecting and Forgetting Wi-Fi Networks on a Mac

In this tutorial, we'll cover how to connect your Mac to Wi-Fi and forget Wi-Fi-networks.

Bookmarking Websites on Safari

In this video, we'll cover how to bookmark websites on the Mac version of Safari. 

How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

Discover different ways to take a screenshot on your Mac

Checking for Software Updates on a Mac

In this video, learn how to check for software updates and see your OS version.

Organizing Photos on a Mac

In this video, we'll review how you can create albums and folders to keep your photos organized.

Using the App store on a Mac

Discover how to navigate and use the App Store on your Mac.

Using Speech to Text on a Mac

In this video, we'll cover how to enable and use the speech to text feature on your Mac.

Setting a Default Web Browser on a Mac

In this quick tutorial, we'll cover how you can set a default web browser in your Mac settings.

Pinning a Program to the Taskbar for Parents

Learn how to pin a program to the taskbar for quick access in the future.

Setting a Default Web Browser for Parents

Learn how to set a default web browser in Windows 10. 

Extracting a Compressed File or Folder for Parents

Learn how to extract a compressed file or folder so that it can be viewed.

Compressing Files and Folders for Parents

Learn how to compress files so that they can be shared more easily.

Renaming a File in Windows 10 for Parents

Learn how to rename a file to be able to find it easier later.

Safely Removing a USB Drive for Parents

Learn how to safely remove a USB or Flash Drive from you computer so that you do not risk corrupting the files on your drive.

Changing the Language for Parents

Learn how to change the language on your Windows 10 computer or add more language options.

Pinning a Program to the Start Menu for Parents

Learn how to pin a program to the Start Menu for quick access in the future.

Searching Within a Document for Parents

Learn how to search within a document to navigate more easily or replace text with one click.

Saving a File for Parents

Learn about the different ways to save a file, from locally on your computer to in the cloud with OneDrive.

Uninstalling and installing programs on a Mac

In this tutorial, discover how to uninstall and install programs and applications on your Mac.

Personalizing Settings for Parents

Learn how to personalize some settings in Windows 10 for a more custom experience.

Organizing the Desktop for Parents

Learn how to sort the icons on your Desktop to stay better organized. 

Accessibility Settings on a Mac

Discover all of the different accessibility settings available on your Mac.

Uninstalling a Program in Windows 10 for Parents

Learn how to uninstall a program in Windows 10.

Using the Dictation Tool for Parents

Learn how to access and use the Dictation Tool across Windows apps.

Connecting a Printer to a Mac

In this tutorial, we'll look at printer settings and learn how to connect a printer to your Mac.

Selecting a Default PDF Viewer for Parents

Learn how to select the default program for opening up your PDF files.

Pinning Apps to the Dock on a Mac

In this video, we'll cover how to pin your favorite or most-used apps to the Dock on your Mac.

Making Folders on a Mac

Ready to get organized? Join us to learn how to make folders and organize your files on a Mac.

Enabling a Web Camera on a Mac

In this video, learn how to enable a web camera on your Mac for various applications.

Choosing a Microphone on a Mac

In this quick tutorial, we'll show you how to choose a microphone for use on your Mac.

Using Spotlight on a Mac

Discover how to access and use the Spotlight tool on your Mac.

Changing the Default Language on a Mac

In this video, we'll cover how to change the default language on your Mac.

Schoology: Turning in Assignments

How students can find Schoology assignment work to finish and turn in to the teacher.

Schoology: Checking Your Child's Progress

In today's video, we'll learn how to check your child's grades while in the student view.

Schoology: Joining a Group on Schoology

In this tutorial we'll cover how you or your child would go about joining a new group on Schoology. 

Schoology: How Your Child Can Submit an Assessment

In this tutorial we'll learn how students can take and submit an assessment/test/quiz in Schoology. 

Schoology: How Your Child Can Join a New Course

Learn how to help your child join a new course in their Schoology account. 

Schoology: How Your Child Can Find Their Courses

In this video, we'll cover how you can help your child see all the different courses they are enrolled in. 

Schoology: Viewing Your Child's Calendar

In this video, we'll see how to check a child's calendar through the student view in you Schoology parent account. 

Schoology: Creating a Personal Library in My Resources

In this video, we'll cover how to create your own library of resources in Schoology using My Resources. 

Schoology: Observing Your Child's Account in the Student View

In this video, learn how to view your child's Schoology courses from the student perspective.

Schoology: Creating a Parent Account

In this quick tutorial, we'll go over how to create a Schoology parent account for the first time.

Schoology: How Your Child Can Submit an Assignment

In this video, you'll learn how your child can work on and submit an assignment in their Schoology account. 

Schoology: Sending a Message

In this video, we'll show you how to send a message within your Schoology account. 

Schoology: Adding Additional Children to Your Account

Learn how to add a new child to your existing schoology account.

Creating a Numbers File on a Mac

In this tutorial, we'll cover how to create a new Numbers file on your Mac.

Creating a Keynote Presentation on a Mac

In this video, we'll learn how to create a new Keynote Presentation on a Mac.

Creating a Pages Document on a Mac

In this tutorial, learn how to create a new Pages document on your Mac.

Accessing the Control Panel on a Mac

In this video, we'll learn how to access the control panel on a Mac and discover some of the different settings available.

Sharing a Google File for Parents

Learn how to share a Google File, including, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms.

Organizing Google Drive for Parents

Learn how to organize a Google Drive.

Creating a New File in Drive for Parents

Learn how to create a new file, including, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms in Drive.

Accessing Google Drive for Parents

Learn how to access Google Drive

Renaming a File in Drive for Parents

Learn how to rename files in Google Drive.

Making a Copy of a File in Google Drive for Parents

Learn how to make copies of a file in Google Drive

Uploading Existing Files to Google Drive for Parents

Learn how to upload existing files to Google Drive

Attaching a Document to a Gmail for Parents

Learn how to attach a document to an email within Gmail.

Accessing Google Calendar for Parents

Learn how to access your student's Google Calendar.

Creating a Google Calendar Event for Parents

Learn how to create an event in Google Calendar.

Setting Notifications for Google Calendar Events for Parents

Learn how to set notifications for Google Calendar events.

Viewing and Hiding Google Calendars for Parents

Learn how to view and hide different calendars within Google Calendar.

Moving a File in Google Drive for Parents

Learn how to move a file in Google Drive.

Connecting Chromebook to Internet for Parents

In this tutorial, we'll go over how to connect your Chromebook to the internet so you can get started using all the features!

Chromebook Settings Overview for Parents

Learn how to access and adjust the settings on your Chromebook.

Adding an App on the Chromebook for Parents

In this video, we'll review how to add apps to your Chromebook.

Deleting an App on the Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to delete apps you no longer wish to have.

Pinning Apps to Your Shelf on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to add apps to the shelf, or bottom bar, on your Chromebook.

Signing Into a Different Account on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to sign into a different account on a Chromebook.

How to Cast on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to cast on your Chromebook.

Enabling the Web Camera on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to enable the web camera on your Chromebook.

Chromebook Hot Keys for Parents

Learn how to use different hot keys on your Chromebook.

Change the Default Language on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to change the default language on your Chromebook.

Translate a Webpage on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to translate a webpage on your Chromebook.

Chromebook Overview for Parents

In this course, learn the basics of what your Chromebook can and cannot do.

Using the Launcher on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to use the Launcher on your Chromebook.

Accessing Files on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to access files on your Chromebook.

Force Quit a Frozen App on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to force quit a frozen app on your Chromebook.

Adding a Printer to a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to add a printer to your Chromebook.

Chromebook Hardware for Parents

Learn all about the Chromebook hardware.

How to Take a Screenshot on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to take a screenshot on your Chromebook.

How to Turn Caps Lock On and Off on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to turn Caps Lock on and off while using a Chromebook.

How to Enable Offline Mode on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to enable offline mode on a Chromebook.

How to Connect to Bluetooth on a Chromebook for Parents

Learn how to connect to bluetooth on a Chromebook.

Connecting a Bluetooth Device to an iPad for Parents

In this video, you'll learn how to conect bluetooth devices to your iPad.

Using Speech to Text on an iPad for Parents

In this quick tutorial, we'll go over how to utilize the dictation feature to insert text.

Utilizing Zoom Features on an iPad for Parents

In this video, learn how to use the zoom feature to to magnify your entire screen or only what you need.

Alternating Keyboards on an iPad for Parents

In this quick tutorial, we'll learn how to change your keyboard settings and enable 3rd party keyboards.

Utilizing the Assistive Touch on an iPad for Parents

In this video, learn how to enable and use the assistive touch feature, which can replace the need for using gestures or buttons to control your screen.

Organizing Apps on an iPad for Parents

Are your pages looking cluttered? Learn how to create folders, move apps, and delete them from your device

Using the App store on an iPad for Parents

In this video, we'll review how to access and download apps from the App Store.

Organizing Photos on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to organize your photos so you can easily find everything you need.

Setting the Guided Access on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to use guided access to keep you focused or as a parental control tool.

Connecting/Forgetting WiFi Networks on an iPad for Parents

In this tutorial, we'll review how to connect and disconect from WiFi networks. We'll also cover how to forget networks to prevent automatic rejoining.

Customizing the Control Center on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to access the control center and customize it to provide you with easy access to settings you often use.

How to Screenshare on an iPad for Parents

In this tutorial, learn how to share the content of your screen with others using the Airplay feature.

How to Take a Screenshot on an iPad for Parents

In this tutorial, we'll review how to take a screenshot using your iOS device.

How to Scan and Upload a Document on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to use your device's notes app to scan documents and even add signatures!

Changing the Default Language on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to change the default language on your iOS device.

Checking for Software Updates on an iPad for Parents

Learn how to check your iOS device for software updates.

Parents: Connecting to WiFi - PCs

On your Windows 10 computer, here are a couple of ways to make sure you are connected to a nearby wifi network for your child's remote learning.

Making Conversations on Canvas

In this skills video, we'll show you how to use your inbox on Canvas to spark conversations with your student's teachers!

Join Conferences on Canvas

In this skills video, we'll show you how to join conferences with your student's teachers!

Setting Alerts for Student Activity on Canvas

In this skills video, we'll show you how to create custom alerts on your student's Canvas courses so that you're notified when a teacher makes changes!

How to Check My Student's Progress on Canvas

In this skills video, we'll show you how to navigate your student's courses on Canvas to check their progress!

Logging in to an Observer/Parent Account on Canvas

In this skills video, we'll show you how to access the log-in page for Canvas!

Create an Observer/Parent Account for Canvas

In this skills video, we'll walk you through the process of creating your own parent account for Canvas!

Making Conversations on the Canvas App

In this skills video, we'll demonstrate the Inbox function and how you can communicate with all your student's classroom teachers!

Viewing the Calendar on the Canvas App

In this skills video, we'll show you the features of the calendar function of the Canvas Parent App!

Setting Alerts for Student Activity on the Canvas App

In this skills video, we'll show you how to set alerts in each of your student's courses so you're notified for everything!

Logging in to Parent Account on the Canvas App

In this skill video, we'll show parents how to log onto the Canvas App with their mobile devices!

Google Meet from Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to on accessing a Google Meet from the Classroom app. 

Accessing Calendar from Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to on accessing Google Calendar from the Classroom app.

Accessing Google Drive from Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to and accessing Google Drive from the Classroom app.

How to Turn in an Assignment in Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to and turning in assignments in Google Classroom on the iPad.

How to Answer a Question in Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to on answering teacher-posted questions in Google Classroom on the iPad.

Commenting in Classroom on the iPad

A quick how-to on posting and commenting in Google Classroom on the iPad.

Class Stream on the iPad

A brief overview of the Stream in the Google Classroom app. 

Join a Classroom with a Code on the iPad

A quick how-to on joining a class in Google Classroom on the iPad using a teacher-provided code

Viewing Classes as a Student on the iPad

A quick how-to on viewing classes in the Google Classroom app on the iPad.

Google Classroom Setup for the iPad

A quick how-to on setting up the Google Classroom app for the iPad.

What is Google Classroom Stream

A short introdocution to the Google Classroom Stream.

How to Access a Class Drive Folder from Classroom

A short how-to on aqccessing a c lass Google Drive folder from Google Classroom.

How to Join a Google Meet from Classroom

A short how-to on joining a Google Meet video conference from Google Classroom. 

How to Join a Google Classroom with a Code

A short how-to on joining a new Classroom with a teacher-provided access code.

How to Reply to a Comment on Google Classroom

A short how-to on replying to comments in Google Classroom.

Overview of Guardian Access to Google Classroom

A short tour of Guardian reports from Google Classroom.

How to View a Calendar from Google Classroom

A short how-to on accessing the calendar from Classroom.

How to Answer a Question on Google Classroom

A short how-to on answer questions posted by the teacher in Google Classroom

Accessing Google Classroom as a Student

A short how-to on logging in to Google Classroom as a student. 

Browsing Classes as a Student

A short how-to on browsing classes in Google Classroom as a student. 

How to Turn in an Assignment on Google Classroom

A short how-to on turing in assignments on Google Classroom.

Digital Online Certifications

Below are some popular Digital Teacher Certifications that are available as a series of online courses. Click on a logo to start your certification track today!