Role of School Principals in GEG Trainings

I will always remember Ma’am Becky. She was one of our participants for the Google Apps Training for School Administrators last December 2014. She was seated in front of the class and had the look of a very interested school girl when we talked about the different online tools. That same look of a child […]

Q&A: Steven Sutantro

Steven Sutantro is a social studies teacher and an Edtech enthusiast. He was one of the young educators who attended the Google Teacher Academy Southeast Asia (GTASEA14) in Manila, Philippines. Steven is also the GEG community leader for GEG West Jakarta. In the early years of his teaching career, Steven has already made significant contribution […]

10 Qualities of a GEG Co-Leader

Being [or becoming] a GEG leader is a challenging task. Managing a community of teachers is no small feat. So, at the start of it all, it is imperative to select a co-leader to assist GEG leaders in their chapter. In Southeast Asia, the practice is that GEG leaders not only select a co-leader but […]

8 Hacks on How to Teach Google Apps

Did you ever discover something, like a secret burger recipe or a new restaurant, that you can’t stop talking about it? The same thing happened to me when I learned about the use of Google apps for Education. But unlike the secret burger recipe, teaching others about Google apps is a bit more challenging especially […]

Q&A: Jennie Magiera

A new segment for this blog named  Q&A an Educator  is launched today. This series is patterned after LifeHackers’ How I Work series and is designed to generate stories to inspire other educators. The interview is performed through Google Docs wherein I get to collaborate with the interviewee for this blog post. I am deeply […]

GEG Iligan x GEG Buug

The Mindanao State University Buug Campus is located at Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay under the supervison of their chancellor Sultan Taha G. Sarip. The Buug Campus is one of the many MSU campuses in the Mindanao island. During the Google Educator Group (GEG) Leaders Summit for the Asia and the Pacific, the organizers said that GEG […]

5 Tips in Inviting a GEG Meetup Speaker

GEG speaker meet-up is listed as one of the four events that a GEG chapter can organize. The official GEG website describes speaker meet-up as an “interactive and often evening meet-up, [where] speakers present on certain topics and facilitate interactive discussions where the audience can ask questions and also share their experiences.” In this post, […]

5 Best Practices in GEG Meetups

Google Educator Group (GEG) Iligan had its inaugural meetup last July 18, 2014. Since our GEG launching, we had three meet-ups: Doodgle4Google Workshop, an after class meetup and the Teachers’ Fair 2014. As a GEG community leader, I have compiled the following list of lessons I and my core group learned during the preparation and […]