Google Calendar Basics

  • Level: Basic
  • Study time: 10 min
  • Video time: 20 min
  • IL PD Credit: 0.5 PDH
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About the course

Staying organized online can be challenging, but Google's simple but powerful Calendar application can help. This course will give you an overview of Google Calendar's features and settings to help make your Calendar work for you.  In this course, educators will learn how to integrate Google Calendar into their daily classroom routine. 

Through this course, you'll learn how to:

Manage your time

Create and customize calendars and events

Stay in the know

Join, search and share calendars

Be part of a team

Utilize Calendar sharing options

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Matt Jacobson

Matt provides almost three decades of experience in helping students and schools innovate. Prior to working with the LTC, Matt was a middle school consultant and has worked as a teacher, administrator, coach, and trainer for preK-12 schools in central Illinois.
Matt Jacobson serves as the Online Learning Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. Matt develops engaging synchronous and asynchronous online and in-person training opportunities for educators and administrators. He also provides coaching, consulting, and training services for schools developing online and blended learning activities for students and staff. Matt provides administration and coaching on a variety of Learning Management Systems and many other online tools. He is a Google Certified Educator (Level 1 & Level 2), Soundtrap Certified Educator, and Screencastify Certified Genius.