Introduction

Teachers need support and recognition to successfully integrate technology into their classrooms. While schools might provide varying levels of support, teachers can do a good deal of professional learning on their own.

What Will You Learn?

In this unit, you’ll learn:

  • The importance of support
  • Types of support models
  • How to choose a support model
  • How to use curation and sharing tools
  • How to use Drive as a lesson repository
  • How to use tutorials and webinars

If you already know this material, feel free to skip to the Unit Review at the end.

What Products Will We Cover?

Throughout this unit, we’ll be using these products. You don’t have to master them, but if you’ve never used them before, take a moment to get familiar with them. For help, click the icons below.

What Skills Will You Need?

Throughout this unit, we’ll ask you to do tasks that require the following skills. Don’t worry; we’ll show you where to learn each skill here AND again in each lesson.

Find and Join Google+ Communities

Label Your Blogger Posts

YouTube Channels

Getting started with Hangouts On Air

Insert Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms in a Google Site

Upload Files and Folders to Drive

Create and Delete Playlists on YouTube