Institute for Educational Development

Making Best Use of Google Classroom to Strengthen Your SCIENCE INSTRUCTION (Grades 6-12)

NEW Seminar Presented By
Jeff Jambretz

Outstanding Science Teacher, Instructional Technology Coach and National Presenter

Specifically Designed for Science Educators Serving Grades 6-12: Classroom Teachers, Department Heads, Science Specialists, and Administrators

  • Dozens of practical strategies for best utilizing Google Classroom to strengthen your secondary Science students' engagement and learning
  • The best free Google and Chrome web apps for enhancing instruction in grades 6-12 Science classrooms
  • Timesaving ways to more easily manage Science students' work in Google Classroom … Assign, collect, grade, and give feedback with just a few clicks
  • Receive an extensive Google Classroom Science resource handbook and access to Jeff's specially created Google Classroom so you can immediately link to all the resources presented in this seminar

You are welcome to bring a fully charged Chromebook or laptop with a Chrome Browser installed. It is not, a requirement to attend this seminar, but it is highly recommended. An iPad or an Android tablet will not provide access to the full range of Google or Chrome resources covered in the seminar.

Practical Strategies

This outstanding, NEW seminar is specially designed for secondary Science educators who want to make more effective use of FREE Google Classroom and a variety of Google Tools and Apps to enhance Science learning. Outstanding secondary Science teacher and Instructional Coach, Jeff Jambretz, will show you specifically how to make best use of the most dynamic Google Tools in secondary Science classrooms including Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Add-ons, and more!

Discover new ways to more efficiently tap into the power of online student collaboration with Google Classroom and how to take greater advantage of the most useful aspects of G Suite for Education. Jeff will share practical and timesaving strategies for streamlining everyday workflows in your Science classroom.

Whether you are brand new to using Google Classroom or are an experienced user, you'll leave this seminar with a wealth of use-tomorrow ideas. You will also receive an extensive Google Classroom resource handbook with step-by-step instructions for utilizing all the tools and apps presented in this seminar to reinforce and extend your learning after the seminar.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Learn Essential Google Classroom Tips and Tricks for Enhancing Your Science Instruction
    What every grades 6-12 Science teacher needs to know about fully tapping into Google Classroom, Apps and Extensions … The best, most useful aspects for strengthening your Science instruction
  2. Timesaving Strategies to Boost Your Productivity AND Effectiveness
    Employ the best free Google Classroom, Chrome apps and extensions for helping you save time while increasing your effectiveness … Explore timesaving strategies that enhance learning for your Science students and streamline your workflow
  3. Unleash the Power of Google Classroom in Your Science Program
    Examine how to use Google Classroom to create and organize assignments, provide feedback, and communicate more efficiently with your grades 6-12 Science students … Here's how!
  4. Utilize the Newest Features of Google Classroom
    Google is constantly releasing new features and making changes … Discover how to leverage the newest features of Google Classroom to benefit your Science instruction and your students
  5. Streamline Your Workflow and Provide Feedback More Swiftly and Effortlessly
    Take full advantage of timesaving, timely online assessment tools to direct and drive your Science instruction … Learn essential strategies to assign documents, name and submit assignments, provide feedback, grade and return assignments, and more!
  6. Maximize the Full Potential of Google Forms in Your Science Classroom
    Explore how fellow Science teachers are using Google Forms beyond simple survey tools … From formative assessments and exit tickets to creating observations and data collection using mobile devices
  7. Explore Science Teacher-Tested Google Classroom Projects and Activities
    Sample a variety of projects and activities that you can take back and customize for your Science classroom
  8. Harness the Power of Google Classroom for Online Collaboration and Communication
    Discover practical ways Google Classroom can significantly enhance collaboration … Improve communication and strengthen learning among students in your grades 6-12 Science classroom
  9. Incorporate the Most Outstanding, Free Chrome Extensions for Science
    Learn how to manage your time more efficiently with Chrome Extensions … Explore the best tools to support you and your grades 6-12 Science students
  10. Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook and Online Access to a Specially Created Google Classroom
    Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook that includes detailed descriptions and practical classroom applications of each of the Google Tools and Apps presented during the seminar … Receive access to Jeff's specially created Google Classroom filled with helpful digital links and resources

Specific Topics


Here's what you'll learn:
  • Practical strategies for making the best use of Google Classroom and a variety of free Google Tools to enhance instruction in your Science classroom
  • Timesaving tips and tricks for using Google Classroom to make your life easier, both in and out of the classroom
  • How to find, download and install the latest Chrome extensions that are applicable to secondary Science instruction
  • Work smarter, not harder … Learn timesaving tips for using Google Classroom more efficiently, including self-grading, multiple-choice and project-based assessments
  • How Google Classroom and G Suite can be used to differentiate and flip Science instruction with grades 6-12 students
  • Advanced applications of Google Classroom to streamline your work and communicate with students and parents with ease
  • What cloud-based computing is and how it can make your life easier in and out of the Science classroom
  • How to utilize Chrome profiles to access your bookmarks, information and files from anywhere
  • A wealth of ways to fully engage your Science students in productive and collaborative learning
  • How to simplify classroom management and routines using built-in apps
  • Valuable tips to get the most from the technology you have in your Science classroom – even if it's just one laptop, Chromebook or tablet
  • Practical ways students can collect and curate scientific data to improve projects and labs
  • Utilize the latest updates in Google Classroom and G Suite for Education, including new and improved tools to enhance Science learning

A Message from Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

How can we provide the best learning environment and experiences for our secondary Science students? How can we promote and develop lifelong learners with strong critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills? How can we keep up with implementing the latest and best technology tools in our instruction? And how can we do all this given the many challenges and time constraints we face as Science educators? What I find so exciting about Google Classroom is that it has the power to greatly assist us in achieving all these aims and more with our Science students!

I want to share the best of what I have found to be successful in my own experience as a current grades 6-12 Science teacher, and with the secondary Science teachers whom I coach and support. Discover new ways that Google Classroom can help you become more efficient and effective. Explore digital tools you can use for warm-ups, checks for understanding, formative assessments, exit tickets, for increasing students' voice and choice in Science, and so much more! My goal is to equip you with the strategies and confidence to immediately strengthen your instruction with Google Classroom, and you can expect your students to come to class both excited and eager to learn Science.

I look forward to helping you discover how you can greatly enhance how you approach your daily Science instruction from start to finish. Join me for an exciting day filled with outstanding, practical and timesaving Google Classroom strategies that you can use the very next day with your Science students.

I look forward to meeting you at the seminar!

Sincerely,
Jeff Jambretz

P.S. I have personally witnessed how Google Classroom can transform Science learning. I can't wait to show you how!

Who Should Attend

Science Educators Serving Grades 6-12: Classroom Teachers, Department Heads, Science Specialists, and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

  1. Extensive Google Classroom Science Resource Handbook:
    Each participant will receive an extensive Science-focused Google Classroom resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar. The handbook includes:
    • Practical, timesaving strategies and ideas for integrating Google Classroom and G Suite into your Science curriculum
    • Step-by-step guides for using Google Classroom and G Suite with your students
    • Descriptions, images and publishers of the newest, most effective Chrome Extensions for grades 6-12 Science classrooms
    • Tips and tricks for using Google Classroom, Google Drive and other resources to enhance Science instruction
    • "How to" screenshots of a variety of apps and extensions perfect for Science classrooms

    You are welcome to bring a fully charged Chromebook or laptop with a Chrome Browser installed. It is not a requirement to attend this seminar, but it is highly recommended. An iPad or an Android tablet will not provide access to the full range of Google or Chrome resources covered in the seminar. Your resource handbook and a specially created website will support your individual hands-on exploration of the ideas and resources presented during the seminar when you return to your school.

  2. Meet and Share:
    This seminar provides a wonderful opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas with other educators interested in enhancing their Science program.
  3. Consultation Available:
    Jeff Jambretz will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own Science program.
  4. Semester Credit Option:
    Brandman University Logo Graduate level professional development credit is available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at the seminar.
  5. Meet Inservice Requirements:
    At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.