Google Workspace for Education: Training & Consulting - Manitoba

Professional Development, Consultation, and Training

As a Google Certified Educator and Google Certified Trainer, I will be able to provide you or your school hands-on and virtual workshops using the free for education “cloud-based”, Google Workspace for Education platform. This powerful suite of collaborative tools can amplify your students' connections with other learners in the classroom, and around the world.

Please contact me to learn about strategies to best integrate these tools into your teaching practice.

Best,

Phil Taylor

2020-2021 Conferences, Workshops & Virtual Pd Sessions

Seven Oaks School Division - Senior Years Virtual Workshop

September 2: Seven Oaks Senior Years Virtual Workshop - Virtual Teaching

Intended audience: Senior Year's Teachers

Strategies to think about on how to approach learners every second day when they are not in the classroom, how to think about synchronous/a-synchronous, etc.

Seven Oaks School Division - Garden City Collegiate

September 3: Garden City Collegiate

Intended audience: Senior Year's Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to help develop a blended/hybrid approach to teaching and learning.

TEAL - Teachers of English as an Additional Language

TEAL MTS PD Day 2020 Workshop

This virtual workshop will explore a variety of educational technology tools to support EAL learners, such as MS Immersive Reader, Flipgrid, Book Creator, voice recording tools, student/class blogs, etc.

Participants will examine ways that technology can be intentionally used throughout the process of teaching and learning, so that it plays an active role in learning English as an Additional Language.

Seven Oaks School Division - Mathematics and Google Tools Virtual Meets - 2020

November 26: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: K-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to create Google slides: basic and intermediate (K to 12).


December 3: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: K-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to create Google Jamboards using the Jamboard app: basic and intermediate (K to 12).


December 10: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: K-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to create Choice Boards using Google Docs and Slides: basic and intermediate (K to 12).

Seven Oaks School Division - Amber Trails Community School

December 11: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: Amber Trails Community School Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources using G Suite Tools for Education in a Remote/Hybrid situation.

Thompson Teachers' Association PD Day - 2021

February 5: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: Thompson Teachers' Association School Teachers

Training Description: Introduction to using Google Classroom

Thompson Teachers' Association PD Day - 2021

February 5: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: Thompson Teachers' Association School Teachers

Training Description: Using Google Classroom for Remote/Hybrid Learning

Seven Oaks School Division - Mathematics and Google Tools Virtual Meets - 2021

February 11: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: 4-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to use Desmos in Google Workspace for Education: basic and intermediate (4 to 12).


February 18: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: 4-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to eQuatIO in Google Workspace for Education: basic and intermediate (4 to 12).


February 15: Virtual Meet

Intended audience: K-12 Teachers

Strategies, tips, and resources to create Google Sites: basic and intermediate (K to 12).


2019-2020 Conferences, Workshops & Virtual Pd Sessions

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Education, Teacher & Technology Class

September 19, 2019

Teacher & Technology Course Guest Facilitator

Google Classroom

Intended audience: Education students new to Google For Education Tools and/or for those wanting to develop their edtech skills. This workshop is beneficial for the novice to the intermediate user. Google Classroom helps you connect with your students and manage all the tools found in G Suite for Education. Start your journey to develop a nearly paperless classroom and allow classroom resources to be accessible anytime, anyplace, and with any device. In this hands-on session, teachers will explore how to begin the analog to digital change, and examine some of the implications of this change.

ManACE MTS PD Day

October 25, 2019

Googly Goodness Workshop - St. John's-Ravenscourt School

Intended audience: If you're an educator who knows how to use Google tools in the classroom, Google Certified Educator Level 1 certification proves your proficiency. Find out what it takes to get certified and improve your educational technology pedagogy skills.

This full-day workshop will get you started on your journey of becoming a Google for Education Certified Educator - Level 1. Level 1 focuses on Google tools at a foundational level, but also gives educators insight into pedagogical approaches and ideas when using G Suite for Education tools.

Audience:

This session would benefit any educator who would like to learn how to integrate technology into the classroom.

Seven Oaks School Division

November 14, 2019

Seven Oaks Teacher Workshop - Intro to Google Apps | Division Office

Intended audience: Educators new to Google Tools For Education and/or for those wanting to develop their edtech skills. This workshop is beneficial for the novice to the intermediate user. Phil will share many of his favourite practical tips and tricks found in G Suite for Education. Participants will have opportunities to try some of tools during the session. This workshop will get you started on your journey of becoming a Certified Google for Education Educator. Phil discusses how to get started on your Level I Certification and how to make use of the training resources. These resources are a good fit for the educator who would like to learn more about integration of technology in their classroom.

Prairie Rose School Division

November 25, 2019

Morning Workshop

Teacher Workshop - Google Tools for Learning & 3D Printing | Carman Collegiate

Intended audience: Educators new to Google Tools For Education and/or for those wanting to develop their edtech skills. This workshop is beneficial for the novice to the intermediate user. Phil will share many of his favourite practical tips and tricks found in G Suite for Education. Participants will have opportunities to try some of tools during the session. This workshop will get you started on your journey of becoming a Certified Google for Education Educator. Phil discusses how to get started on your Level I Certification and how to make use of the training resources. These resources are a good fit for the educator who would like to learn more about integration of technology in their classroom.


Afternoon Workshop

Intended audience: Educators new to 3D Design and Printing

Phil will share many of his favourite tips and advice on how to integrate 3D Design into your subject area. Participants will have opportunities to try an online 3D Design toolbox during the session. This hands-on workshop will get you started on becoming comfortable using 3D design software and begin to 3D print models with your classes. These resources are a good fit for the educator who would like to learn more about the integration of technology in their classroom.

Prairie Rose School Division

November 25, 2019

iPads for Learning - Workshop Morning

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Intended audience: K-4 Educators new to iPads and/or those wanting to further develop their skills.

This workshop is beneficial for the novice to intermediate user. Phil will share many of his favourite practical tips and ideas for taking advantage of an iPad as a learning tool. Participants will have opportunities to explore a variety of tools to document and enhance student learning during the hands-on session.


Spheros and Bots - Afternoon Workshop

Intended audience: K-4 Educators new to Spheros and Dashes and/or those wanting to further develop their computational thinking skills. This workshop is beneficial for the novice to intermediate user. Phil will share many of his favourite practical tips and ideas for taking advantage of these tiny robots as a learning tool. Participants will have opportunities to explore a variety of tools and ideas to integrate computational thinking in a variety of subjects during the hands-on session.

Seven Oaks School Division

December 9, 2019 | BZERC Conference Room

Seven Oaks Teacher Workshop - Google Classroom Workshop

Intended audience: Educators new to Google For Education Tools and/or for those wanting to develop their edtech skills. This workshop is beneficial for the novice to the intermediate user. Google Classroom helps you connect with your students and manage all the tools found in G Suite for Education. Start your journey to develop a nearly paperless classroom and allow classroom resources to be accessible anytime, anyplace, and with any device. In this hands-on session, teachers will explore how to begin the analog to digital change, and examine some of the implications of this change.

2020 Conferences & Workshops:

    • BYTE Conference - Other Google Tools for Learning Workshop & Curation Learning with Wakelet - February 21, 2020

    • U of M Teacher and Technology Classes - Introduction to Google Classroom - February 27, 2020

    • Kelvin High School PD Day - G Suite for Education Learning Tools - February 28, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Tools for Elementary School Teachers - March 3, 2020

    • St. John's-Ravenscourt School - G Suite for Edu Tools - Remote Teaching Support - March 16, 2020


Covid 19 Pandemic - Remote Learning Workshops:

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Introduction to G Suite Tools - April 6, 2020

    • Prairie Rose School Division - Remote Learning using Google Suite for Education - April 13, 2020

    • Beautiful Plains School Division - Google Classroom & Meet for Remote Learning - April 23, 2020

    • TechMB - Google Tools for Remote Learning for Parents supporting Home Learning - April 28, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - New Google Sites to Document Student Learning - April 29, 2020

    • Portage La Prairie School Division - Google Classroom & Meet for Remote Learning - May 5, 2020

    • TechMB - Google Tools for Remote Learning for Parents supporting Home Learning - May 12, 2020

    • Beautiful Plains School Division & Portage La Prairie School Division - Google Tools for Remote Learning - Next Steps - May 21, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 1 - May 26, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 2 - June 1, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 3 - June 8, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 4 - June 15, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 5 - June 22, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Introduction to Google Classroom - June 23, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Introduction to Google Classroom - June 25, 2020

    • Seven Oaks School Division - Google Certified Educator Level 1 Virtual Bootcamp - Session 6 - June 29, 2020


Google for Education Certified Trainer - Phil Taylor

If you're an educator who knows how to use Google tools in the classroom, certification proves your proficiency. Find out what it takes to get certified and improve your educational technology pedagogy skills.