Teacher Tools: Education Apps

Google for Education

Do you use education apps in the classroom?Google is looking for educators to profile on their Google for Education blog. Help them discover the latest and greatest educational websites and Android apps that are making an impact in your school by filling out this form.

Free Google Training Webinars from SimpleK12 – Saturday May 20th

Faculty who are interested in developing skill in the use of Google Apps to support their teaching practice are invited to sign up for a free day of learning provided by SimpleK12 on Saturday May 20th, 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (Central). Although designed for K-12 instructors, college-level instructors may benefit from the following brief webinar sessions:

  • Google Session #1: Google Drive and Tools: An Introductory Overview
    9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
  • Google Session #2: Virtual Explorations and Field Trips with Google Tools
    10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
  • Google Session #3: Getting the Most Out of Google Forms
    11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Google Session #4: Did You Know Google Could Do That? – Search Tools and More
    12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
  • Google Session #6: Flipping Your Class with Videos and Live Streaming from YouTube Live
    2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Use this link to register for the event and watch on your own. Seats are limited, register today!

Google for Education – Free Online Conference May 8th & 9th

Google for Education will be providing a free online conference for educators to learn about trends, issues, and best practices in teaching with cutting edge technologies on Friday May 8th and Saturday May 9th.

Education on Air

Keynote speakers include LeVar Burton, Sir Michael Barber, Lisa Bodell, and many other experts in innovative education. A variety of training sessions facilitated by expert educators in the use of technology for teaching, learning, and assessment will be provided by on day two of the conference.

Dates & Times

  • May 8th 9:00 AM – 1:45  PM CDT
  • May 9th  6:00 AM – 8:30 PM CDT

Register online for the conference at https://educationonair.withgoogle.com/live/2015-may.  We recommend using Google Chrome to access each live, online presentation.

Fall 2014 Blackboard & Google Apps Training Courses


bb-learn-more-to-learnFaculty who are looking for training in the use of Blackboard or Google Apps to support  teaching and learning are encouraged to enroll in our 1 credit, FREE professional development courses this fall.

All courses will be offered at the Milwaukee campus.

COMPSW-184-001 Google Apps for Online Teaching  (1 Credit)
Fri.  October 3rd  & October 17th , 9 AM – 3 PM  and online, Room M201A
Instructor: Mernathan Sykes

COMPSW-184-002 Google Apps for Online Teaching (1 Credit)
Fri. October 31 & November 14, 2014 from 9 AM – 3 PM and online,  Room M458
Instructor: Mernathan Sykes

COMPSW-197-001  Introduction to Blackboard 9.x  (1 Credit)        
Fri. September 19th & 26th, 9 AM – 4 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Del Wakley

COMPSW-197-150  Introduction to Blackboard 9.x  (1 Credit)    
Sat. October 18th, 25th, & November 1st  9 AM – 1 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Toshiba Adams

COMPSW-198-500  Intermediate Blackboard 9.x  (1 Credit)    
Tues.  October 7th & October 21, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Stephanie Mckennie

COMPSW-199-500  Advanced Blackboard 9.x  (1 Credit)
Tues.  November 4th & 18th, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Stephanie Mckennie

You may register for these classes online at INFOnline.  Please see our quick-guide “How to Register for Classes Online” or watch our tutorial video learn how this is done.