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Google Level 2 Certification Test Training

April 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Reserve your spot today in our Google Educator Level 2 crash course! In this session, we will break down the Google Educator Level 2 exam into smaller workshops while preparing you to succeed on the Google Educator Level 2 Certification exam. Each session will cover different Google apps, including Gmail, Slides, and Drawings; Scholar, Books, Google Arts, and Culture; Earth and Maps; Sites and Blogger; YouTube and Classroom; Keep and Trends.

Level 2 certification indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform teaching practices. Educators who pass the certification test (not included) will be able to advertise their status with a personal certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months.

**Participants do not have to take the Level 1 Exam to participate in this workshop or take the Level 1 Exam before Level 2, the exams can be taken in any order.

Participants are recommended to bring two devices to the workshop.

**If you would like more information about apps covered on the exam, please visit Google’s training site: https://edu.google.com/teacher-center/certifications/educator-level2/?modal_active=none

Participants in this workshop will learn about:
Advanced organizational strategies & skills with Google Drive
Exploration of new learning models to help personalize the learning experience, including Blended Learning, the Flipped Classroom, and Project-Based Learning
Collaboration and HyperDoc lesson building strategies with Google Docs
Research strategies and tools with Google Scholar
Advanced data analysis with Google Sheets
Advanced formative Assessment and data collection with Google Forms
Increasing efficiency with Gmail and Calendar Labs
Organization of information, communication, and collaboration with Google Sites
Utilizing Advanced Search Techniques in the classroom
Research and exploration with Google Maps and Google Earth
Utilizing Chrome Add-ons and Extensions with students

This is a two-day training:

First Day: April 8 8:30am-12:30pm
Second Day: April 22 8:30am-12:30pm

Holly Kelly

Holly Kelly is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center, serving the east central region. She facilitates professional learning opportunities for educators, administrators, and technology staff that support digital teaching and learning. Holly also provides onsite and remote workshops and networking events at an ROE or a school district, including Professional Development workshops for in-service days.

Holly is passionate about helping educators feel more confident, creative in their instruction, and motivated and excited to use technology with their students. Holly is a 15-year veteran of the education field, which has included stints as a secondary-level English teacher and a high school library media specialist. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College in Providence, RI, a master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, and certified teacher and counselor credentials. She holds further professional certifications, including as a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Educator.


April 8
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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