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Friday, August 28th, 2009

Google Workshop for Administrators in Silicon Valley

Friday, August 28th, 2009

CUE runs a series of Google Workshops for Educators based on the Google Teacher Academy, and there has been considerable interest in a workshop focused specifically on school administrators. We are happy to announce that the second Google Workshop for Administrators is now open for registration, this time in Silicon Valley on October 2nd and 3rd. This event is produced in partnership with Google and with the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA). Friday’s program includes a tour of the Googleplex in Mountain View and Saturday’s program is hosted at the ACSA offices in Burlingame. More…

Links for 2009-08-14

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Google Workshop for Educators at The Dalles, OR

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

There are still seats in this Google Workshop for Educators in The Dalles, Oregon. The workshop is sponsored by Google, so registration is free with CUE membership (which runs $40 for an annual membership if you’re not already a member – making this regularly $250 workshop only $40). Naturally, CUE and Google are hoping for a packed house. Here are the details and a link to the registration site:

Google Workshop for Educators at The Dalles, OR

August 24, 2009
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (w/90 Minutes for Lunch*)
North Wasco Professional/Technical Training Center
3601 W. 10th Street
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
Cost: FREE with CUE Membership (CUE Membership costs $40 per year)
* NOTE: Lunch will tentatively be hosted at the Google data center in The Dalles.

Search, learn, share! Brought to you by the producers of the Google Teacher Academy, the Google Workshop for Educators (GWE) introduces participants to innovative ways Google tools can be used in education. A full day of fast-paced presentations and hands-on activities includes experience with advanced search techniques, collaborative web-based applications, and inspirational instructional strategies. Google Certified Teachers share ways they’ve implemented tools such as Google Search, Google Docs, Google Maps, and… even more. Participants who complete the event are given access to the Google Workshop for Educators Network, an online community focused on supporting educators as they learn more about the power of Google to drive student learning.

Cost: FREE with CUE Membership (CUE Membership costs $40 per year)

Note: The usual price of $250 (or $210 for CUE members) has been reduced through a subsidy provided by Google for the residents of The Dalles, OR and surrounding areas.

Lead Learner(s): Jim Sill, Google Certified Teacher

Register Now

I hope some of you in the area might be able to make it. Let me know in the comments (or via email) if you have any questions about the event.

Links for 2009-08-01

Saturday, August 1st, 2009