a 10-part series designed with parents and guardians in mind

We are excited to offer a series of workshops designed to empower parents and guardians with the knowledge and skills to support their child’s education through the use of Google Workspace for Education. These workshops cover a range of topics, from an introduction to Google Workspace to a more advanced deep dive into tools such as Google Docs, Slides,. Forms, Sites and more. 

Available to schools, school boards, and school councils, this 10-part series will help parents and guardians to come together and learn how to effectively use these tools to engage with their child’s learning experience, and strengthen their home-school connection. 

If you are a School Principal, School Council Coordinator or Board Level Administrator, sign up here today to provide your school community with the opportunity to become confident and competent Google Workspace users, and better support their children’s academic success!

For a FREE sneak peek of what this series has to offer, check out Google Workspace 101: An Introduction.

Google Chrome Basics - Understanding your Portal to the Web

April 18th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Are you curious about how your child is using the internet for their studies and leisure time? This workshop is designed for parents and guardians like you to gain a better understanding of the web browser that is likely being used by your children for many online activities. We will explore how to manage bookmarks, navigate tabs, and customize settings to ensure safe browsing for your child. By the end of the workshop, parents will have a better understanding of how to utilize Google Chrome to keep their children’s online experience both productive and safe. 

Google Drive Organization and Sharing and Google Docs Tips & Tricks

April 20th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

The workshop is designed to help parents and guardians like you to better understand how your children are using Google Drive and Docs and will provide you with tips and tricks to help your child better organize their schoolwork and collaborate effectively with peers and teachers. You will leave with a clear understanding of how to create and manage folders, how to share documents with others, and how to use advanced features within Google Docs, such as commenting and revision history. Join us for this informative workshop and gain the confidence to better support your child’s learning journey!

Google Slides - Presentation and Publication Power

April 25th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

In this workshop, you will see how your child can use Google Slides to create impressive presentations for school projects, as well as beautiful brochures, posters, certificates, and more. We’ll explore the basics of Google Slides, as well as more advanced features, providing you with the knowledge and skills to help your child achieve academic success and creatively wow their audience!

Google Drawings - Bring out the Artist in your Child

April 27th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Join us for an interactive and engaging session where you’ll learn all about the design power of Google Drawings and how you can use it to encourage your child’s imagination and artistic expression. Not only can your child use Google Drawings for school projects, Drawings can also provide a creative outlet in their spare time.  This workshop will convier helpful tips and tricks and show how easy it is to unleash the inner artist in you and your child.  

Google Classroom - Keeping Track of your Child’s Achievements

May 2nd, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Are you curious about how your child’s classroom is utilizing Google Classroom? Join us for an informative and interactive workshop designed to help you better understand how this powerful tool is being used to enhance your child’s learning experience. This workshop will guide you through the basics of Google Classroom, including how to navigate the platform, access your child’s assignments and grades, and communicate with their teacher. We’ll also provide practical tips and tricks to help you support your child’s learning at home and stay informed and involved in your child’s education.

Google Sites - Display your Child’s Work to the World!

May 4th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Google Sites makes it easy for your child to create their very own website!  This workshop will guide you through the seamless process of creating a personalized website using templates, adding text, images, and videos, and how to customize the design to match your child’s unique style and personality. Most importantly, you’ll discover how to share your child’s website with family, friends, and the world, allowing them to proudly display their accomplishments and talents. 

Google Forms and Sheets - How Teachers Use them and Parents Can Use Them Too

May 9th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Join this workshop to learn how to use Google Forms and Sheets to simplify your household routines and support your child’s learning. Discover how teachers are using Google Forms for quizzes and assessments in the classroom, and gain practical guidance on creating your own custom forms and sheets for tracking your own important information and data. You’ll gain insight into the many features and benefits of Google Forms and Sheets to easily collect and analyze information to help you and your child stay organized and productive all the while learning more about how these tools are being used within your child’s education. 

Gmail and Calendar - How Teachers Use them and Parents Can Use Them Too

May 11th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed with your daily schedule and trying to keep up with your child’s school activities? Then this workshop is for you.  We’ll show you how to use Gmail and Google Calendar to manage your own schedule and stay connected with your child’s school. You’ll also gain insight into how teachers and school staff can be using Gmail and Calendar to communicate with parents and keep everyone informed about school events and activities. 

Google’s Geo Tools - Explore the World from your Living Room

May 16th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

Join this workshop and discover the many ways that Google’s Geo tools are transforming learning in the classroom and bringing real-world context and exploration into your child’s education. You’ll gain insight into the many features and benefits of Google Earth, MyMaps, Google Maps, Earth Engine and more, and see how teachers can use these tools to create engaging and interactive learning experiences. Whether it’s exploring geography, history, environmental science, or even art and literature, these geo tools provide endless opportunities for creativity and discovery. 

Google Chrome Beyond the Basics - Extensions and Add-Ons to Inspire and Awe

May 18th, 2023
8pm Eastern | 5pm Pacific

This workshop will help you discover the many ways that Chrome Extensions and Add-Ons can transform your child’s educational experience, helping your child stay organized and focused, and improving their productivity. From grammar checkers, and note-taking tools to ad-blockers, screen recordings and more, these extensions and add-ons can help your child save time and stay on top of their workload. Not only will you learn valuable skills that will enhance your child’s education and simplify their workflow, you’ll be able to use a number of the tips for yourself too!

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