CESA 10 Winter Google Days

Friday, Jan 16 <> Friday Feb 20 <> Monday, Feb 23

Come for a half-day, or more than one day! All Educators!

Sessions are hands-on and are repeated over six days so you can Google as much as you want! Lunch will be provided for participants who come to the morning sessions as well as for those attending afternoon sessions. Click on the Registration Button below to register. All sessions are at CESA 10.
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Course Descriptions

Google Sites

Google sites can be used as a teacher web page, student project page, or an ePortfolio. Sites can be totally or partially private or public and parts of them can even be interactive. Sites can contain documents, photos, videos, discussions, and much more. This session will get you started on creating your own Google Site.

Google +, Communities, and Hangouts [Note that Google + must be turned on in your district domain—if it is turned on, you will see your +name to the left of your sign-in.]

Use your online connections to create and participate in communities and hangouts with students and other professionals. With a “facebook-type” look, communities are useful in the classroom and for your professional development.

Mail, Groups, and Calendar

Learn the basics of using the mail and calendar features of Google Apps for Education. Create calendars to share with students, but keep your own events private. Groups will give you shortcuts for organizing and communicating with your students.

Google Earth and Google Maps

Google Earth is a phenomenal tool for use in any curricular area and any age. Learn how to create a virtual tour and explore the world’s famous and not-so-famous areas, as well as making use of the various tools included. Ideas for incorporating into your curriculum will be shared.

Google Drive, Docs, Forms, and Slides

The basics of Google Apps for Education and Google Drive. Learn how easy it is to create docs and forms (survey, quiz, questionnaire tool) and presentations and share them with others. Organization tips will also be shared.


Google Classroom is a management/organization tool to facilitate document sharing, commenting, and resources with students. You will begin to create a Classroom for one of your courses.

Administrators — schedule any of these sessions for late start, early release, and professional development days.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring?

Bring a laptop or chromebook and any class lists or course material you may want to use.

Do I get lunch if I come for only half a day?


How long is each session?

9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 3:00

Is there credit available for these sessions?


Can you do this at my school?

We sure can and are happy to do so. Contact us to set it up!

Is there a fee if you come to our school?

No fee for schools that subscribe to CESA 10's Educational Technology Services, Consulting and Staff Development

Neil Johnson <> njohnson@cesa10.k12.wi.us <> 715-720-2127

Contact Neil for ongoing and online Moodle courses, or to customize a Moodle inservice for your staff.

Sarah Lipke <> slipke@cesa10.k12.wi.us <> 715-720-2069

Contact Sarah for ongoing and online Google Sites and Media Specialists courses, or to customize inservice for your staff.

Diane Plantz <> dplantz@cesa10.k12.wi.us <> 715-720-2026

Contact Diane for Chromebook and Google to customize inservice and resources for your staff.


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