Free Google Applied Digital Skills Training – for Any Subject Being Taught Remotely
We are excited to invite AFT members to a free training session on either Sept. 22 or Sept. 23: Get Started with Applied Digital Skills—Curriculum for Any Subject Being Taught Remotely.
It’s likely that you will be teaching remotely in some form during the 2020-21 school year. This training, conducted by Google for Education trainers, will give you the chance to learn about Google’s free online curriculum: Applied Digital Skills.
The curriculum offers engaging, ready-to-use lessons that teach practical digital skills remotely. Instead of teaching these skills in a vacuum, Applied Digital Skills curriculum helps students create projects from scratch while using the digital skills they need to achieve success at school and in their future careers. Lessons are designed to enable students to learn from any place, and at their own pace, helping you create effective remote-learning opportunities.
During this 90-minute training, you will:
- Learn about Applied Digital Skills and how it can help you improve the remote teaching experience by increasing student engagement and promoting self-directed learning;
- Explore the variety and flexibility of Applied Digital Skills lessons, and learn tips for how to use them to supplement class assignments in a remote setting; and
- Receive step-by-step instructions on how to set up your class and begin using Applied Digital Skills in your remote and/or in-person classroom!
You will need to have a Google account to register and participate. Space is limited, so make sure to register now for one of the following free training dates: