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Going Google (2/e)

  • Title:Going Google: Powerful Tools for 21st Century Learning (2/e)
  • Author:Jared Covili
  • Publication Date:October 2016
  • Grade Level:PreK-12
  • ISBN:9781506325286
  • Publisher:Corwin Press

Unique ideas for authentic, 21st-century learning!

There’s no denying it, 21st Century skills are essential to prepare students for college and careers. How do you manage the avalanche of information and activities required to help students become skilled communicators and collaborators? Prepare your students for the modern workplace with this newly updated guide to Google’s latest tech tools.

New chapters and a companion website include teacher vignettes, screen casts, step-by-step project tutorials, and classroom management and technology tips.

Beginning and veteran K–12 teachers can quickly scan to any section for detailed guidance and practical implementation strategies. You’ll learn:

  • Which tools help you meet 21st century skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students
  • The latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, YouTube, and more
  • 5 major points to consider before using each tool
  • How to create quizzes, parent contract forms, student writing groups, and more
  • How to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills

Includes a handy glossary of tech terms. Use this engaging, skills-boosting guide to discover exactly how and why to use Google’s latest tools as part of an effective teaching strategy!

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Author Bio

Jared Covili is a professional development trainer at the Utah Education Network in Salt Lake City, UT. Jared specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as web page design, geospatial learning, web 2.0 tools, and digital devices. Jared received his Bachelors degree in English and his Masters degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah. His background includes four years as a secondary Language Arts teacher. Besides his work at UEN, Jared is also adjunct faculty for the College of Education at the University of Utah, where he teaches technology integration classes to undergraduate students.

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