Use Video and Google Apps in your Classroom like a Pro!

The Screencastify Genius! course
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (20 ratings)
1,859 students
Use Video and Google Apps in your Classroom like a Pro!
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (20 ratings)
1,859 students
Classroom Video
Google Apps
Screencasting
Screencastify

Requirements

  • This course is perfect for beginners. Whether you're completely new to video in the classroom or an experienced vet, you'll be able to follow along. This course will use Screencastify (a Chrome extension for Google Chrome). If you've never used Screencastify, you can install the extension in the Chrome Web Store.
Description

In this course, you'll learn how to combine video with Google Apps (Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Keep, and Sites) to supercharge your lessons. We'll start by discussing how video can help make the lesson planning process more collaborative and end with the reflective capability of video for you and your students. In between, we'll talk about creating unique learning experiences that get your students involved as content creators.

Who this course is for:
  • Teachers, Instructional Coaches, School Administrators, District Administrators
Course content
8 sections • 35 lectures • 49m total length
  • Introduction
    01:30
  • An Introduction to Digital Lesson Planning
    00:48
  • Gather Resources with Google Keep!
    03:15
  • Find a New Life for your Paper Resources
    02:39
  • Create a Collaborative Digital Lesson Plan
    00:45
  • Concluding the Lesson Planning Stage
    00:28
  • Are you ready to create a digital lesson plan?
    2 questions
  • An Introduction to Implementing a Lesson Digitally
    00:31
  • Maximizing Instructional Time with Recorded Directions
    02:26
  • Get Students Excited by Recording Words of Encouragement
    01:16
  • Walk Students through Digital Resources
    01:51
  • Concluding the Implementation Stage
    00:29
  • Implementing a Lesson
    1 question
  • An Introduction to Creating Learning Experiences
    00:33
  • Create a Lesson Roadmap with Google Sheets
    01:07
  • Monitor Student Productivity
    03:44
  • Increase Student Collaboration with Google Slides
    02:18
  • Student Explanations with Google Slides
    01:28
  • Using My Maps to Make Learning Real
    01:34
  • Using My Maps to Foster Powerful Teacher/Student Relationships
    01:47
  • Create Student Portfolios with Google Sites
    03:44
  • Wrapping Up Learning Experiences
    00:24
  • An Introduction to Providing Digital Feedback
    00:37
  • Using Google Classroom to Provide Feedback as Students Work
    02:29
  • Effective Feedback in Google Slides
    01:23
  • Concluding the Feedback Stage
    00:26
  • An Introduction to Assessing Students Digitally
    00:37
  • Using Screencastify and Google Forms for Informal Check-Ins
    01:00
  • Creating Quick Assessments with Google Forms
    01:33
  • Get Creative with Video Assessments!
    01:06
  • Re-Teaching within Google Forms
    03:29
  • Concluding the Assessment Phase
    00:16
  • An Introduction to Reflection
    00:31
  • Reflecting as a Teacher
    01:10
  • Pushing Students to Reflect
    01:29
  • Concluding the Reflection Stage
    00:19
  • Concluding the Course
    00:40

Instructor
Educator Growth Lead at Screencastify
Nefertiti Dukes
  • 4.7 Instructor Rating
  • 20 Reviews
  • 1,859 Students
  • 1 Course

Nefertiti Dukes (Nef) serves at the Educator Growth Lead at Screencastify where she works to support educators in their journey to use Screencastify in the classroom. Prior to joining the Screencastify squad, Nef taught middle school Civics and Language Arts and 11th grade African-American literature. In all of her roles thus far, she's been concerned with how to ensure students find their voice and demonstrate their learning in ways that make sense for them. At Screencastify, she gets to help kids (and their teachers) find their voice through video.