Google Certified Educator Level 1


Google Certified Educator Level 1 (GCEL1) is for those who WANT to become Google Certified Educator Level 1 certified or who currently ARE Google Certified Educator Level 1 certified and would like to obtain graduate credit. The organization, Google for Education, created the certification program and in their words, 'is for educators who have learned the fundamentals of using Google tools in the classroom.' To be certified requires completing an online tutorial and passing an exam. Two units may be obtained for this process. To obtain the third unit, participants will prepare projects that support the practical use of the applications for educational purposes. This course supports national, state, and local standards and does not require a classroom of students. To obtain more information about becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, go to the Google for Education Training Center. This course may be taken for 2 or 3 units.