Getting Going With G Suite


MTI logo for website with non white backgroundHas your school recently transitioned to G Suite for Education? If so, this course offers everything you need to know to take advantage of the great things that G Suite offers to teachers and students. Getting Going With G Suite is a webinar series designed for teachers and administrators who are new to using Google Apps for Education. Getting Going With G Suite is a five week course covering everything you need to know to integrate Google Drive, Google Classroom, Google Calendar, and Google Sites into your practice. Register here.

Getting Going With G Suite costs $147. (Subscribers to the Practical Ed Tech newsletter receive a discount code). Three graduate credits are available for the course through my partnership Midwest Teachers Institute and Calumet College of St. Joseph. Graduate credits require an additional fee and completion of weekly assignments. 

New Fall Schedule.

November 21, 28, December 5, 12, 19 at 7pm Eastern Time.

Click here to register.


Course highlights:

  • Get to know Google Drive.

    • What makes Google Docs better than your old word processor.

      • Tips & tricks for getting the most out of Google Docs

    • The ins and outs of Google Slides.

      • Customizations you didn’t know about.

    • Using Google Drive to store and share all of your digital creations (even those old files you made years ago in Word).
  • Take control of your schedule with Google Calendar.

    • Using calendars to keep your students, their parents, and your colleagues informed about happenings in your classroom.

    • Using Google Calendar as a reservation system for parent-teacher conferences.

  • Google Sites As Your Online Hub

    • Create a website that students and their parents will want to visit.

    • Using Google Sites as a blog.

    • Designing and developing digital portfolios in Google Sites.

    • Using Google Sites for wiki projects.

  • Google Classroom to Streamline Your Workflow.
    • Organizing assignments for distribution.
    • Managing multiple classrooms from one place.
    • Giving feedback through Google Classroom.

What’s included? What does it cost?

  • Registration is $147 (subscribers to the Practical Ed Tech newsletter receive a discount code).

    •  The graduate credit option costs an additional $450. Click here to register for graduate credit. Note: you must also register for your preferred spring or summer section using the links below. Registration is not confirmed until payment has been received. Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the start of the course will not be refunded.

  • All live sessions are recorded. The recordings are made available to all participants to stream and or download.

    • Participants will receive digital handouts with directions for everything demonstrated in the webinars.

    • Participants have access to a dedicated discussion forum to use throughout the course.

This sounds great! How do I register? What will I need to participate?

  • The easiest and cheapest way to register is by completing the registration online with a credit card or PayPal.

    • Click the title of the section you wish to take and you’ll be directed to the registration form.

    • To register for graduate credit, first complete the webinar registration then complete the MTI form here.
  • Purchase Orders and school checks will only be accepted if four or more people from the same district register together.

  • The courses will be hosted through GoToTraining. To participate in the course you will need a laptop or desktop computer with an updated browser (Chrome or FireFox is ideal).

Have ten or more people in your school that you want to register?

That’s great! If you have ten or more people that you want to register we can arrange a special offering that is just for you. In a section dedicated just to you we can address the issues that are unique to your implementation of Google Apps for Education.

Cancellation/ Refund Policy:

No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than seven days prior to the course beginning.