How to Become Google Certified Educator?

Why do we need to be a Google Certified Educator? It’s time to use the full power of Google tools in learning Get practical tips and tricks that make your life easier Get connected with Google Certified Educator Help other educators to use Google tools It’s requirement to be Google Certified Innovator & Trainer These are some…

Teach Simple Business Skills to Your Students

It’s never too early to teach business skills to your students.  Preparing students for the world of business is really essential as we live in dynamic and fast growing marketplace. It’s time to stop asking your students what they want to become, it’s time to ask the students what they have prepared to achieve their dream…

3 Effective Technology Training Techniques

Technology Training should be done more than just passive and boring lecture style. It can be dynamic, interactive, and engaging. However, training can be done in various different techniques based on the number of participants and needs. Today, we will discuss THREE Technology Training Techniques based on the number of participants  and gadget they bring: 1. Collaborative Competition…

Journey to the Future : Virtual Reality Study Group

Inspired by the flood of virtual learning talks & resources, Google Educator Group West Jakarta designed a special Professional Development program in Saturday, May 14th at Springfield School. The theme of the event was “Virtual Learning Study Group”.  The event turned out to be ‘a time machine’ that let champion teachers travelled in the future with…

Re-Work for Better Work

As we spent most of our time at work, we should re-think of how make our work BETTER. Here’s the summary & additional resources of the best book I’ve read so far: Work Rules. How do we transform our WORK? Giving your work meaning :                      …

My 2015 in Words: Dream, Dare, & Do

2015 is a year when I am deeply committed to explore my passion, profession, mission, and vocation. It began when I first read Vent Diagram of Purpose, an article that inspire me to push myself, to do more, to try harder, and to work longer to explore my passion, profession, mission and vocation to find my…

6 Lessons from GEG Indonesia Workshop

Overcoming Indonesian teachers resistance of learning new technology for education requires collaboration of committed teachers who dedicate their passion to start a change. This is the main reasons why Google Educator Group called champion teachers from all over Indonesia to bring changes to learn, share, inspire, and empower each other to maximize the use of…

Teacher’s Day Out with Google Maps

On May 2nd, educators from different schools celebrate national education day by doing simple field trip with Google Maps. We traveled through Alam Sutera using trem and added places/photos to Google Maps using our gadget. Adding places/ photos to Google Maps seems pretty simple but we learned that it could be very helpful for many…

How New Zealand & Indonesia Educators Start Collaboration

When I decided to be a teacher, I realized that I will never stop learning, collaborating, and sharing. Being teacher is very dynamic job that challenge you to open your mind and see from different perspectives. That’s why, teachers will learn the most when they have partners, collaborators, and supporters who can inspire and empower them….

Manage Student Voice with Google Forms

Indonesian Google for Education Summit is a conference for future educational use of technology. The conference will be socializing devices use of cloud-based collaboration applications named Google Apps for Education. The event will also present a wide range of speakers from Google and various educational institutions in Indonesia that have implemented Google Apps for Education….

Awesome Things at Google Teacher Academy

Last August, I submitted my application to Google Teacher Academy South East Asia which held on October 2-3 in  Manila, Philippines. The Google Teacher Academy (GTA) is a free professional development experience designed to help primary and secondary educators from around the globe get the most from innovative technologies. Each GTA is an intensive, two-day…

Create Course Evaluation Using Google Forms

Learn. Relearn. Unlearn. Those three powerful characteristics of teachers with growth mindset. I believe LEARNING is FOOD for PASSION. Without strong learning motivation, I think it’s impossible for teachers to grow better. So, how do we practice learn, relearn, and unlearn? In this post, I will discuss simple practice you can try at your class….