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Designing Individualized Learning Experiences With Google Workspace

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Kathryn Nieves  

Review quick strategies for creating individualized learning experiences to support the needs and interests of all learners in your classroom using the Google Workspace apps and tools.

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Having access to a Google account (specifically a Google EDU account) would be beneficial but is not required for participation
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Special education
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Designer
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will discover strategies for using the Google apps and tools to create individualized learning experiences that support the diverse learning needs of the students in their classrooms, as well as their personal interests. Real examples will be provided and educators will walk away with strategies and step-by-step guidelines for how to create these types of environments in their classes.

Outline

1 minute introduction
5 minutes on understanding student needs
5 minutes on how to use Google tools to create and design individualized activities and lessons based on needs and interests
5 minutes on models and examples
4 minutes for Q&A and receiving post-session resources

Supporting research

https://edu.google.com/
https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/partnering-with-childs-school/instructional-strategies/individualized-instruction-vs-differentiated-instruction

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Kathryn Nieves, Wayne Township Public Schools

Kathryn (Katie) Nieves is currently a Teacher/Coordinator of Educational Technology Integration and was formerly a special education teacher. She is a doctoral candidate and is a Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, and Educator. Katie is passionate about using technology to support the needs and interests of all learners. She has presented at national conferences, including ISTE, AMLE, and CEC and her work has been published in different journals, textbooks, and educational websites.

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