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Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 14 - Final Assignment

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the final step of Teq's Digital Teacher Certification for Microsoft Office 365. Now it’s time to review what you learned and show off your new found skills. By the end of the sequence, teachers will be asked to make curriculum connections and create a PBL Lesson or Student Proposal which incorporates the use of the Microsoft suite and instructional techniques highlighted throughout the sessions.  After your PBL Lesson or Student Proposal is approved, you will obtain your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate Microsoft Office 365 in your classroom. Remember, our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through! 

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 13 - Skype

In session 13 of our Digital Teacher Certification, we will explore Skype, a communication resource that bridges the gap between text, voice, and video chat. With Skype, teachers and students can experience virtual field trips and digital lessons. It also allows students to learn geography and culture from students all over the world with Mystery Skype. Teachers can even find guest speakers from around the world to give students a closer insight about a difficult topic or to make real-world connections together. Join us for an exciting session to learn the ways Skype can bring the world into your classroom!

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 12 - Office Mix & Stream

Join our Curriculum Specialists for session 12 of Teq’s DTC: Microsoft Office 365 series. During this session, we will explore 2 Microsoft applications, Office Mix, and Stream. Created with educators in mind, Office Mix gives you the tools needed to create and share interactive online activities and Stream makes video sharing easier. Join us as we discuss what each of these applications are, how to turn your PowerPoint presentations into interactive lessons with Sway, and using the important smart search feature in Stream.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 11- Sway

In Session 11 of our Microsoft Digital teacher Certification Series, our Curriculum Specialists will introduce you to Sway, a powerful presentation program to enhance the way you display your work! Create enticing,and captivating presentations, reports, newsletters, and more! In this session we will show you what cards to use, text basics, media basics, design and layout options, and how to share your creation!

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 10 - Teams

Join our Curriculum Specialists for session 10 of Teq’s Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification Series. In session 10, we will dive into Teams, a collaboration tool that enables users to work together in a more effective and efficient way. Teams creates a “digital hub” for teachers and administrators; bringing together conversations, content, and apps in one common workspace. Teams are not just for teachers though; students can safely utilize teams when engaging in project based learning, knowing they are in a protected and more productive environment. Come learn how to improve your workflow and stay connected with the use of Teams!

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 9 - PowerPoint

Join us for an exciting session in our Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification Series focusing on creating engaging and useful presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint! In this session our Curriculum Specialists will share with you some of the best tips and tricks for creating presentations for a variety of purposes; proposals, direct instruction, engaging multiple learning styles, and increasing interactivity. The skills obtained in this session will be essential to your final project.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 8 - Forms

Join us for the 8th session in our Microsoft Certification series! In this session our Curriculum Specialists will show you how you can take a powerful tool, Microsoft Excel and make it that much better with Microsoft Forms. Microsoft Forms is a survey and data collection application that allows you to auto populate responses in a designated Excel Spreadsheet, with this automation you can then easily analyze and recognize patterns in your Forms responses with Excel. In this session not only will we show you how to use Forms in conjunction with Excel, we will share with you some creative ways to use Forms for permission slips, quizzes, polls, and more!

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 7 - Excel

In session 7 of our Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to best organize and analyze your data with Microsoft Excel. Excel lets you create, view, and share spreadsheets while collaborating with others in real time. With this powerful tool, administrators can organize student information, develop school budgets, and create engaging charts to represent academic performance and population demographics their schools serve. Teachers can construct gradebooks, discuss and view realistic data sets, teach mathematics and science fundamentals, organize resources for class projects, and more!  If you have data to collect and analyze Excel is a great tool to consider!

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 6 -Yammer and Publisher

Join us for our 6th session as we share with you Microsoft’s powerful community reach out and print production tools, Microsoft Yammer and Publisher. Yammer is a social networking service that better connects individuals within an organization or community. With it a school can enhance communication between essential district stakeholders such as parents, caregivers, educators, students, and administrators. Publisher is a simplified creation application for distribution and publication intentions. With it an individual can produce engaging, informational, design forward, graphics.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 5 - Delve

In session 5 of our Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification Series our Curriculum Specialists will share with you a powerful part of the Office 365 Suite, Delve. Microsoft Delve is a application that allows you to discover new content and connect with people at work. Delve has an interesting way of discovering this content by making use of documents created by the community of Office 365 users. All content that is made publicly available by individuals could show up on your Delve homepage as suggestions, or be searched by boards and keywords. With this tool teachers can better communicate and share ideas.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 4 - Word

Session 4 of our Microsoft Digital Teacher's Certification focuses on creating template documents for frequent use, and utilizing the bibliography elements within Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word is a fantastic word processing program that helps you bring out the best in your writing with PDF editing capabilities, research and proofing tools, and collaboration and tell me features. With Microsoft Office 365’s various capacities you can easily access all of your documents from anywhere, at anytime, on any device, with internet access.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 3- Planner and Outlook

Session 3 of our Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification focuses on creating a project timeline, increasing communication, and organizing meetings with the use of Microsoft Planner and Outlook. Within Planner, we will guide you through the process of assigning and organizing tasks to keep track of progress and assign jobs to keep responsibilities clear. Using Outlook, we’ll view group member availability, create meeting appointments while finding appropriate locations and times, as well as give you some beneficial tips and tricks for staying connected through emails.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 2- OneNote and OneDrive

Join us for our second session as we take a look at some tools to help you with the next step of the project creation process, brainstorming and collecting information with the use of Microsoft OneNote and OneDrive. OneNote is a fantastic collaboration tool to gather information in free form by allowing typed and written annotations, and the insertion of pictures, drawings, and audio commentaries. OneDrive allows you to store your files on the web and gives you the ability to sync and share them with others. You can easily access all your files with an internet connection from anywhere, at any time, on any device.

Teq DTC: Microsoft Office 365 Session 1 - Introduction

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification by learning the ins and outs of Microsoft Office 365 with our 13 part certification series. Join us for our first session, an introduction to the certification track, where we will share with you an outline of the topics we will cover. We will guide you through the process of logging in and downloading the software and provide you with an example of the final project. Lastly, we will explore some support resources to help you build your understanding of Microsoft Office 365!

Teq DTC - Google Educator Basics Session 16 - 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! We will 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 that.

Teq DTC - Google Educator Basics Session 15 - Sharing/Publishing

Welcome to our fifteenth session of our Google Educator Basics Digital Teacher Certification. In today’s session we are going to focus on other ways to incorporate exciting content into your lessons to help engage your students. In this session we will discuss how you can use YouTube to find and share videos with your students, and publish your own content. We’ll also discuss how to locate quality educational content using the Google Play for Education store.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 14 - Collaboration & Drawings

Our fourteenth session of the Google Educator Basics Certification is where we will begin to focus on the student functionality and usability of the Google apps. Our earlier sessions built familiarity and workflow awareness for each of the apps, and throughout this session, we will take a look at various examples of how students can take ownership of their learning using a number of Google tools. Focusing in on Drawings, we will discuss various methods to increase collaboration and creativity among students for successful group-related activities and enhance communication with teacher and peers.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 13 - Sites

In session thirteen we will explore the ways to share your students work with the community, more specifically using Sites. We will share with you examples of the many ways Sites can be used by the classroom teacher and discuss the differences between Classic Sites and New Sites. By the end you will know how to create your own site, with images, text, and embedded content!

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 12 - Assignment Workflow

Join us for our twelfth session of our Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification and the second of our two courses on Google Classroom. In this session we will show you how to simplify and streamline your workflow with assignments and questions in Classroom. You’ll learn how to create and review assignments and we’ll take a look at the student side of the platform to see how easy the platform is to use!

Chromebooks: Transforming Your Teaching

In the last session of our Chromebooks Concentration Series we bring it all together by discussing ways to redefine learning with technology with assistive techniques, setting up effective feedback mechanisms, and developing ways to facilitate successful problem solving. We will also examine best practices when it comes to introducing Chromebooks and discussing digital citizenship. Remember, if you have a Teq DTC in Google Educator Basics, completing this series awards you a concentration certificate in Chromebooks.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 11 - Classroom

Join us for our eleventh session of our Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification and our first of two courses on Google Classroom. This platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. We’ll cover how to get started by creating a class, adding students and how to manage entire class set of documents by adding materials.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 10 - Slides

Continue your learning in session 10 of our Google Basics Certification course! In this session we will dive into the benefits of Google Slides. You will learn how to share slides with the aim of decreasing the amount of paper copies you create, learn how to create engaging and attractive presentations, and get some tips and tricks on best practices for presentation creation!

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 9 - Sheets

Join us for our ninth session of Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification to learn about using sheets in the classroom. We will focus on ways you can increase your and your students organization and productivity by maximizing the features of Google Sheets. You’ll learn creative and customized ways to add, organize, and analyze data to inform instruction, identify student weak areas and to view student growth over time.

Chromebooks: Bringing it to the Classroom

The second installment in our Chromebooks Concentration Series walks you through the steps to plan and set-up Chromebooks in your classroom, while discussing behavior management techniques at every step. Then, we arm you with a plethora of apps and extensions that may be beneficial to your classroom such as Turn Off the Lights, Google Keep, and Google Cast. This is a session you won’t want to miss. See you there!

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 8 - Forms

Join us for session 8 of our Google Educator Certification! In this session we will take a look at how to use Google Forms for various methods to monitor student progress and provide effective feedback. Google Forms is a great way to save time when practicing procedures for teacher and student feedback or peer feedback within the classroom. We will examine a number of classroom-relevant applications, such as using Google Forms to gather, organize, and examine important information, and using one of the latest features of forms, Quizzes!

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 7 - Docs and Collaboration

Session 7 of our Google Basics Certification is where we will focus on communication and collaboration techniques for teachers and students. Join us for this session where we will discuss real-time editing features of Google Docs and the ability to share these files with individuals or groups for editing and providing feedback. Teachers can make fewer class copies and drive group collaboration techniques with ease using these valuable features. The aim of this session is to provide support to teachers in the transition of becoming facilitators of learning, moving away from the role of the lecturer.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 6 - Organizing and Communication

During this session we will focus on student and teacher communication and the variety of Google tools that can assist in the classroom. We’ll talk about how you can bring these apps together to facilitate effective student collaboration, hold productive meetings, and create opportunities for fair and open communication. While exploring these topics we’ll look at Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, and Google Groups.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 5 - Optimizing Communication

We all know how hectic an educator’s life can get with multiple lines of communication, deadlines, and various tasks that require organization. Join us for our course on Gmail and Google Calendar where we discuss a variety of methods and practices to assist with streamlining communication procedures and managing to-do lists. The built in features of Gmail and Calendar can help teachers manage their workflow for classroom, increase personal communication and streamline project management.

Chromebooks: Building Your Foundation

Are you already well versed in the usage of Google Apps, or have you just finished our Digital Teacher Certification (DTC) series on Google Educator Basics, and now you’re expected to integrate Chromebooks in your classroom? Fear not, as Chromebooks may use the same apps that you already know, or just learned about. However, having these devices, especially in a 1:1 classroom will take more expertise than that. In the first of this three-part Chromebook series, you will learn some introductory tips, device management techniques, and troubleshooting go-to’s. If you have a Teq DTC in Google Educator Basics, completing this series awards you a concentration certificate in Chromebooks.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 4 - Drive

We all know how hectic an educator’s life can get with multiple lines of communication, deadlines, and various tasks that require organization. Join us for our course on Gmail and Google Calendar where we discuss a variety of methods and practices to assist with streamlining communication procedures and managing to-do lists. The built in features of Gmail and Calendar can help teachers manage their workflow for classroom, increase personal communication and streamline project management.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 3 - Chrome and Keep

Join us for the third session of the Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification where we will discuss how to maximize the use of Google Chrome and the functions that make it more than a traditional web browser. During this course you will learn how to locate and manage apps, extensions, and themes from the Chrome Web Store. We will also explore a number of organizational strategies with Google Keep that can help teachers manage a number of tasks.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 2 - Support

Do you ever feel like you don't have enough support? Continue your learning by joining us for the second session of the Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification where we will explore some support resources to help you build your personal learning network(PLN). During this course you will learn about best practices for implementing technology into your classroom, teaching digital citizenship, and where to locate support resources. Share ideas with other educators, and continue building your PLN with us here at Teq as we provide assignments and feedback following each of the certification courses.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Basics Session 1- Introduction

Do fellow teachers often ask you for technical assistance? If they don’t would you like to be that pillar of knowledge for your peers? Join us for our first session in our Google Educators Basic Digital Teacher Certification! With this certification backed by Teq you will be more than prepared to assist your peers with their questions and even move on to take the Google Educator Level 1 exam! In this course you will receive an introduction to our Certification including, the breakdown of courses, assignment requirements, and support resources. Learn about 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.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 10

You’ve made it to the final step of our 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now it’s time to review what you learned and show of your new found skills. At the end of your 10th and final session, you will have a firm understanding of all the materials covered throughout the course, including how to use SMART Interactive Flat Panel, SMART amp, and SMART Notebook technologies using the 16.1 software. You will also be able to create your own personalized lessons using all the skills learned throughout the course and have a ready-to-use lesson file (supportive of the Common Core Learning Standards) for your classroom.  After your lesson is approved, you will obtain your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate Interactive Whiteboard technology in your classroom.  Remember, our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 9

Welcome back to the second session of SMART amp which is session 9 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session we will dive deeper into the possibilities of amp software by gauging student understanding with amp’s unique assessment tools, and learning how to support different learning styles by using bookmarks, PDF and Notebook files, and other accommodations within the workspace. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 8

Join us for session 8 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course, which is the first of two sessions on SMART's new software, SMART amp! Amp has so many useful features that they couldn’t be fit into one session! In part I you will have an introduction to the dashboard features in student and teacher mode, and how to sign in and create a class. The PD team will also cover the basics of adding content, saving a space, and collaborating by handing/sharing copies. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 7

Continue your learning with session 7 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session you’ll learn how to use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons! We’ll review how to download and attach other add-ons and widgets such as Smart Blocks, Youtube, and Geogebra. We will also include a brief overview of the Kapp add on which utilizes another one of SMART’s amazing tools. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 6

Join our PD team for session 6 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned how to create customized lessons with your SMART Notebook software, see how you can use SMART Response to better assess your students' learning.  Learn how to engage your students and raise the level of student participation with mobile assessment techniques in SMART Response. Incorporate real-time assessment of student learning with polls and a variety of questions including T/F, Multiple Choice, and short answer. Also, learn how to convert your old response questions into the new software and collect data and student feedback within SMART Notebook software. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 5

Join our PD Instructors for the 5th session of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session you will see how to add tables and charts to your lessons, how to use these tables and charts to assess your students learning, how to use the different viewing options in SMART Notebook to enhance your lesson, how to utilize provided math tools, and how to use concept mapping to organize ideas for class discussion. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 4

Join us for the next step in our 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session our PD instructors will teach you how to appeal to your auditory learners by adding sounds to your Notebook lessons that act as positive and negative cues. We’ll also cover how to animate objects to add visual stimulation and excitement to your lesson pages and we’ll demonstrate Lesson Recorder as a way to provide review materials in the classroom. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 3

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you’ve learned the basic skills to create lessons using your SMART Notebook software, take it to the next level. Learn how to use the Lesson Activity Builder (lab) and its new features to create customizable lesson templates, interactive game quizzes, handouts, and learn how to save your favorite images, pages, and work to the My Content folder. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 2

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the SMART interactive flat panel basics, and learn how to use its fantastic Notebook 16.1 software to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom! The second session will cover the basics of the SMART Notebook software, including how to increase student engagement, how to use the Notebook templates to create your own interactive activities, and how to personalize your lessons using Notebook's drawing tools, gallery content, and additional links. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software. 

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 1

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification by learning the ins and outs of the SMART learning suite with our ten-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic flat panel set up to lesson development using the SMART Notebook and SMART amp software. This first session will cover the SMART Board basics, which includes an overview of connectivity, how to download the software, SMART Ink tools, touch input, lesson recorder and more! At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 14

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 13

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 12

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 11

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 10

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 9

Our focus throughout session 9 will be on providing students with new experiences to enhance discussion and gather ideas with peers.  Discussing Google tools like Classroom, Groups, and Hangouts, we will look at various ways that students can share their voice with a larger audience.  Join us to think about new ways that digital communication can enhance the classroom.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 8

Our focus for session 8 is to explore various ways to use Google tools to push out individualized, interactive activities to students.  Expanding the capability of things like Slides, YouTube videos, and Google Forms helps to enhance the learning experiences you can offer to students.  We will take a look at a number of sample lessons that can be distributed to help students take ownership over their learning and provide information for the teacher about student understanding.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 7

In session 7 of our Google Educators Advanced Certification, we will take a look at various learning models that can help transform the classroom, allow the teacher to become a facilitator of learning, and provide a way to differentiate instruction for a unique learning experience.  We will focus on methods like PBL, Blended Learning, and the Flipped Classroom to help achieve these goals.  We will also share multiple resources that can help make these models a well-developed success for the classroom.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 6

Session 6 of the certification will focus on advanced features of Google Sheets and various add-ons that can help teachers visualize and analyze the results of student data.  We will take a look at concepts like conditional formatting, creating advanced tables, and using advanced formulas to get the most out of a data set in Google Sheets.  We will also feature Flubaroo and SuperQuiz - add-ons for Sheets that can transform the process of data collection and examination.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 5

In Session 5 we will continue to talk about tips for setting up your classroom ahead of time to speed up your workflow once the year begins. In this session we’ll discuss creating a central portal to share content with your students and ways to create a streamlined procedure for assessment evaluation. Join us to learn about Classroom, Blogger, Doctopus, and many more exciting tools for the classroom!

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 4

There are a variety of ways to enhance your Google experience and add-ons, apps, and extensions are just some of the most valuable tools to accomplish this goal.  Join us for session 4 where we will take a look at how to manage a variety of these tools to enhance functionality for teachers and students.  Learn the workflow to share and manage apps and extensions with and without managed devices in your school.  In addition, we will sample a number of valuable tools that you can explore to enhance productivity techniques in the classroom.  

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 3

In this next session of our Teq Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification we will start our unit on Making Workflow a Breeze. In this course we’ll discuss advanced techniques in Docs, Gmail, and Calendar to help you build a foundation to speed up your productivity. We’ll share ways for you to set up efficient processes to speed up workflow during the year, share information with parents, and help your students become more independent.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 2

In the second session of our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification, we will focus on how to create a supportive professional learning environment for educators. We will review a number of options for staff support and professional development, along with discussing a number of considerations and best practices for success. We will review a number of valuable tools and resources with some streamlined ways to share these key aspects with other professionals. Join us to set up a successful learning experience with Google.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 1

Welcome to session 1 of our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification! In this session we will introduce you to the certification courses, requirements, and assignments. We’ll also discuss where you can access support during the course and introduce you to the main themes and apps we’ll cover throughout! Join us to learn all the information you’ll need to be successful in our Google Educator Advanced Certification.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 12: Configuring iOS (Elective)

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher Certification. There are many things that one must consider before implementing iPads in a classroom, school, or district. Join us for this course where we review various methods for successful deployment of this great educational tool.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 11: GarageBand (Elective)

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Encourage students to get creative with the use of Apple's built in music creation studio. Record, edit, and share sounds from GarageBand to create content like podcasts and audio blogs in the classroom. Get creative and musical with us in this elective course!

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 10: iTunes U (Elective)

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Join us as we explore the part of Apple's iTunes Music Store that is dedicated to educational audio and video content. Find some great sound that can be used in conjunction with your iPads to locate media from universities, museums, and other public media organizations.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 9: Mobile Assessment (Elective)

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Throughout this course we will examine apps that can be used for various forms of mobile assessment with the iPad. Come learn how apps like Socrative and Nearpod can be used to engage students and provide teachers with data about student progress.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 8: iMovie

With this course, participants will be able to create digital stories, videos, trailers, and expand their knowledge of these techniques for use with various curriculum connections.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 7: iPhoto

With this course, participants will be able to add and organize content to iPhoto and collaborate with others through a shared Photostream.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 6: Keynote

With this course, participants will learn how to create engaging Keynote presentations using the vast features of the software. We will review teacher-centered and student-centered activities to help increase its usability in the classroom.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 5: Numbers

With this course, participants will be able to successfully create spreadsheets for teacher or student based interaction. We will streamline the way teachers and students can collect and analyze data by creating charts, graphs, and tables in the context of a lesson.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 4: Pages

With this course, participants will be able to use basic and advanced features of Pages across devices to enhance documents and presentations. We will also review how to enhance workflow with sharing and publishing techniques.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 3: Apptastic

With this course, participants will be able to successfully use iPad apps in conjunction with one another to create a project based learning activity. Throughout this session, we will demonstrate a complete activity and the use of multiple apps to perform various functions such as driving research, gathering data, and creating presentations.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 2: Learning with the iPad

In this course, teachers will be able to use the iPad as a teacher-centered technology with a single iPad in the teacher's hands. We will then extend the experience into whole-class instruction with student access to the iPads for various instructional activities.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 1: Settings and Features

With this course, participants will be able to successfully introduce and implement iPads with their classes. Classroom management, basic functions, and various organizational techniques will help achieve success when introducing iPads in a classroom environment.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Session 8

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 7

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 6

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 5

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 4

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 3

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of the interactive whiteboard with our 8-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic interactive whiteboard set up to lesson development using theinteractive whiteboard software. In this session of the certification, we will focus on importing content from other areas into your Promethean software. Learn how to interact with pre-created lessons and create some of your own engaging activities with ActivInspire. At the end of the 8 sessions, each participant will have, along with their Teq Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom-ready interactive whiteboard lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 2

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the PrometheanBoard basics, and learn how to use its ActivInspiresoftware to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom. Session 2 will cover the basics of the ActivInspiresoftware, includingHow to increase student engagement using the ActivInspiresoftwareHow to use templates to create your own interactive activitiesHow to personalize your lessons using Activ'sdrawing tools, gallery content, and additional linksAt the completion of the 8-session course, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a personalized classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 1

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) with our eight-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic IWB set up to lesson development using the Promethean Activsoftware. Session 1 will cover the Promethean Board basics, includingHow to integrate the PrometheanBoard into daily classroom activitiesHow to download the ActivInspireSoftwareHow to use the basic features of ActivInspireAt the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.