Differentiation With Google

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 1 of 3, at station "Meeting the Needs of All Learners" within the playground "Google for Education Playground: Creating an Impact"; scroll down to see more details.

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Dr. Desiree Alexander  

Come learn how to use Google and extensions to differentiate lessons with your students. You will learn how to help every student in your classroom while still using technology!

Audience: Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google accounts
Topic: Equity & inclusion
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • 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.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this presentation is to empower educators to use tools that are inclusive and differentiate while teaching lessons and creating assessments. It is also to empower students to actively use digital tools and engage in the lesson on their own levels and using the tools they need to do so (inclusion).


1. Participants will know what tools to use to be able to use Google Docs, Sheets, Classroom, Forms, and Extensions to help ALL students actively participate in lessons and assessments while also getting the aid they need to do so.

2. Participants will be able to share this information with other faculty and with their students to create a more inclusive environment for all students.

Evidence of Success:
--During Session: Questions and participation during the session
--During Session: Participation survey
--After Session: Participants advocate for educational inclusion


5 minutes: Introduction
50 minutes: Discussion of inclusion and differentiation tools
5 minutes: Evaluation

--Process: Process:
-Throughout the session, the audience will be participating and will be encouraged to ask questions

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Dr. Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC

Dr. Desiree Alexander is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator. She is Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC. She holds various teaching, administrative and technology certifications, including IC3 certification, Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer and Expert. She is a 2021 Texas Computer Education Association Featured Thought Leader, 2020 International Society for Technology in Education Featured Voice, 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference Featured Presenter, 2019 Customer Commitment Award Honoree from Better Business Bureau, 2017 Young Professional Initiative 40 Under 40 Awards Honoree, 2017 Center for Digital Education Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers. Learn more:

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