Google Suite – Using Its Features to Boost Your Productivity
Trainer: Anne Truger
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 1:00pm-2:15pm Eastern Time
Are you working in a Microsoft dominated world while your colleagues have already made the jump to Google Apps (Google Suite) to boost their everyday work? Maybe you're looking for the secret recipe to working successfully in both Microsoft Office and Google Docs? Do you wonder why people use Chrome over Internet Explorer or Firefox?
Answer these questions (and give a jumpstart to your productivity) by joining Anne Truger as she walks you through Google's growing world of apps!
You will also learn:
- How to use Google and Microsoft products seamlessly together
- Ways that Chrome can change the way you work
- Must see browser extensions and their immediate benefits
- Tips on easily transferring your work from Microsoft to Google
- Vocabulary words to help you master Google Suite
About Anne Truger: Anne is an Innovation Technology Consultant who dreams of seamless technology integration. Her motto is: "Technology should be as common a tool as pencil and paper." She is a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2, a Google Certified Innovator, has taught technology courses throughout her career and was most recently the Director of ED Tech Innovation at Waukegan Public Schools.
Bonus Handout: Chrome Extensions You Can't Live Without
Hot tip: Do you want to have access to your documents on any computer? You can do this with Google Drive and it is very simple! Open your Google Drive. Click on the blue button in the upper left hand corner that says "New". Click on "Upload File" from the dropdown menu. Find the file you'd like to upload. Click Open. After uploading, the file will be accessible via Google Drive on virtually any computer.
"Anne Truger engaged an audience from newbies to tech gurus about how change is inevitable and how we can embrace it!”
— Val Donnan, Assistant Superintendent Wauconda Il, District 118
"Anne brings a level of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to all that she does. She has the ability to build a trusting coaching relationship while nudging people to think differently and work outside of their comfort zone.”
— Dr. Melissa Kaczkowski, Superintendent Roselle District 12