This three-part series will help students learn to harness the power of
Google tools for their education. Whether you are using a Chromebook, the
Google Chrome browser, or Google Docs, join us to learn about the Chrome
extensions and other tools that increase productivity and support learning
for students in middle school, high school, college, and beyond.
Part 1: Tools to Support Reading
In this workshop we will explore Google tools that provide visual supports
that make text easier to read and comprehend. We will also look at audio
support tools with text-to-speech options. This workshop will be especially
helpful for students with dyslexia as well as other reading and learning
challenges, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Part 2: Tools to Manage Time, Focus, and Information
This workshop will explore a variety of tools to help students manage time,
maintain focus, limit distractions, organize information, and keep track of
assignments. Tools will include timers, reminders, website blockers, task
managers, and student planners. This session will be especially helpful for
students with ADHD and other executive function challenges.
Part 3: Tools for Notetaking and Writing
In this workshop we will explore Google tools for taking notes and writing
with dictation. We will also look at ways to support elements of the writing
process, including spelling, organizing, and editing. This workshop will be
especially helpful for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Part 1: Reading
Tues., Feb. 23, 2021
Part 2: Time Management
Tues., March 30, 2021
Part 3: Notetaking and Writing
Tues., April 27, 2021