New Google for Education Training Center

Tom Sayer of Google for Education talked about the new online Training Center  last July 24, 2015 at the Cafe Laguna, Cebu Business Park. Tom started his talk by asking “why do teacher use technology in schools?” and he shared his top three answers, namely, (1) Engage in professional growth and leadership, (2) Increase efficiency and […]

Digital Collaborative Environment Using GAfE Workshop

The MSU-IIT College of Education ICT Team, headed by Avril Joy R. Ramayan and Google Educator Group Iligan partnered with Maria Cristina National High School in the conduct of a one day training on Digital Collaborative Environment Using Google Apps for Education last July 11, 2015 at the CED ICT laboratory. The training intended to […]

Developing An Educational Technology Plan (DETIP) 2015

Developing an Educational Technology Implementation Plan (DETIP 2015) was organized by Ateneo de Manila University in partnership with Google last May 25-29, 2015. Below is the rationale of the five-day workshop: We invite applications for this intensive fice-day workshop, where participants will be exposed to a process for integrating technology into educational settings to enhance […]

Q&A: Craig Kemp

Our featured educator for this month’s Q&A is making waves in social media. Craig Kemp is an ed-chat rockstar in Twitter. This New Zealand born educator now lives in Singapore and leads in the use of ICT in education in the school where he is now based. As a Google Certified Teacher (GTASEA2014) and a […]

EdTech Day 2015

The partnership of MSU-IIT College of Education and Google Educator Group Iligan hosted this year’s EdTech Day on February 25, 2015 at the MSU-IIT CED Amphitheater, Iligan City. This year’s theme was “Designing Tools for Learning” and the event was filled with project exhibits, EdTech talks and EdTech discussion with the participants.   The event […]

Q&A: Gerson Abesamis

After writing about Design Thinking and the Perfect Wallet exercise, I am featuring one of the founders of the featured education lab last week. Gerson Abesamis, co-counder of Habi Education Lab, describes their non-profit organization as one that “seeks to bring innovation to Philippine schools through design thinking workshops and grassroots partnerships with design and […]

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 […]

Welcoming GEG Naawan

When GEG Iligan conducted Teachers Fair in October last year, Yam Gomez, a high school teacher from Naawan sent me a message and asked if she can join the event. I gladly told her that she can join and hoped that she will learn something from the gathering. During the unconference session of the fair, […]

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 […]