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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 look at 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.

Edpuzzle and Google Classroom Integration

This video covers how to seamlessly post assignments from Edpuzzle to Google Classroom, as well as how to track student work on Edpuzzle. 

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.

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 by 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 by 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 by the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA).

Learn how to insert content into the stream for Google Classroom. 

Resetting Networks and Routers in Windows 10

Join us to learn how to reset your network and router in Windows 10. 

Setting a Default Web Camera in Windows 10

In this video, learn how to set a default web camera on your Windows 10 device. 

Switching Audio Sources on a Windows 10 PC

Join us to learn how to choose your audio output source on a Windows 10 PC.

Choosing a Microphone on a Windows 10 PC

In this video, you'll learn all about how to choose a microphone to use on your Windows 10 PC. 

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. 

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.

Uninstalling and installing programs on a Mac

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

Accessibility Settings on a Mac

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

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.

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: Checking Your Child's Progress

In this video we'll go over how to check your child's grades in the student view.

Schoology: Joining a Group on Schoology

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

Schoology: How Your Child Can Submit an Assessment

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

Schoology: How Your Child Can Join a New Course

In this tutorial we'll cover how students can join a new course in Schoology. 

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 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.

Digital Online Certifications

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