[412-code-talk] Fwd: Check out the latest Google for Education Newsletter

Mark Rauterkus Mark at rauterkus.com
Thu Aug 12 08:31:01 EDT 2021

The Google for Education Newsletter Issue 42
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The Google for Education Newsletter Issue 42 | August 2021
Three Things to Know
Google for Education Back to School Guide
Looking for new tips on getting the most out of your Google for Education
tools? Learn more about how you can use popular tools like Google Classroom
and Chromebooks this back to school season with Google for Education’s Back
to School Guide.
CS First Back to School Virtual Professional Development Series
Sign up for a free CS First virtual professional development workshop this
month as you prepare to return to the classroom. Whether remote, in-person,
or in a hybrid environment, these workshops will ensure you're ready to
leverage CS First to get your students coding while achieving your teaching
Changes coming to our PD & Certification Exams
Google for Education is introducing additional features to help
administrators and teachers build safe digital learning environments.
Several professional development and certification programs, such as our
Certified Educator L1 and L2 exams, will be considered 'Additional Services
without individual controls'. To ensure that teachers retain access, we
recommend working with your Google Workspace for Education administrators
to do the following before September 1: (1) Put all teachers in
Organizational Units that are classified as 'Adult' (2) ensure those Adult
OUs are also opted into Additional Services without individual control.
Educator Resources
Catch up on EDU in 90
Stay updated on the latest news with EDU in 90! Be sure to subscribe to our
YouTube channel so you don't miss an episode.
Getting Started with Google for Education
Register to receive Level 0 training lessons delivered to your inbox each
week. Choose from content on any of our four Workspace for Education
products and get started using Google tools today!
Applied Digital Skills: New Back to School Lessons
Whether you're returning to the classroom or teaching remotely, dive into
the new school year with the Back to School 2021 collection from Applied
Digital Skills. These flexible video lessons can help your students express
themselves, build relationships, and stay organized while learning
essential technology skils.
Extra Credit
Free PD or IT Services with the Google for Education Services Offer
Last chance to receive free services! Between now and Sept 30th, schools in
the US & Canada who purchase Chromebooks and Chrome Education Upgrades
and/or Google Workspace for Education Plus are eligible to receive free
Educator Training, IT Support, or Analytics services with their purchase.
Arts & Culture: Spin the Globe, Spain
A new video series that takes you on a cultural trip around the world. This
first stop takes you on a six minute journey across Spain, looking at in
its iconic dishes, its unmissable architecture and some fashion and
history, too.
Arts & Culture: Periodic Table
Do you find the periodic table a little...flat, or feel it's missing some
substance? Then the new Periodic Table with 3D models is for you. Check it
out, and share it via Classroom.

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