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GROW WITH GOOGLE @ ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY

The Alexandria Library is a partner with Grow with Google, which makes tools and digital skills training easily accessible online for free. As a partner we also receive resources to teach digital skills to our community at the library.

Questions? Please contact Cara Cook Sonnier, Digital Services Librarian, at csonnier@alexlibraryva.org or 703.746.1733


 

ONLINE LEARNING


Learn practical digital skills with Grow With Google's project-based online video curriculum. You can work at your own pace and there is no charge for any of the programs. Classes are suitable for teens and adults.

Grow with Google 2020 (Code w7k2jn)
Learn about technology and ethics, how to create and safeguard passwords, evaluate the credibility of online sources, how to use online tools to collaborate on projects and manage everyday tasks, plan a budget and track expenses, organize Google photos, make a family newsletter, create a scrapbook and promotional flyer as well as how to organize an address book.

Job Seekers (Code 7Q3WHD)
Use Google Docs to build a resume, convert your military work experience to civilian life, build a portfolio with Google sites, use Google to get a new job, how to ask for references, negotiate your salary and improve effective communications at work.

Small Business (Code J3HBK7)
Prepare a business plan, estimate financing for your business plan, write a business plan and press release, track monthly expenses, send professional emails, plan effective meetings, make a promotional flyer and build your online business.

G Suite Certification (Code M8BMV7)
Learn about Docs, Drive, Gmail, Hangout, Sheets and Slides to prepare for the G Suite Certification exam.


Instructions:

  • You will need a computer with internet access
  • A Google account.
  • Go to https://g.co/applieddigitalskills.
  • Click "Sign In" and sign in with your Google account.
  • Select "I am a student."
  • Enter the class code above.
  • Click on a lesson and go!

 

 

LIVESTREAM EVENTS

Join us to view live stream training from Google.

Feburary 17, 12:00-1:00 pm EST - Work Smarter This Year
This workshop will share productivity tips to help you work faster and smarter. You’ll learn how to organize emails into tasks in one step, use voice-to-text typing in Docs, create Calendar work blocks to manage your time, and more.

May 5, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Sell Online with Email Marketing Tools
More details coming soon.

June 23, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Take Charge of Your Career Plan
More details coming soon.

August 25, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Creative Skills for Small Businesses
More details coming soon.

October 20, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: E-commerce and Advanced Ads
More details coming soon.

December 15 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Supercharge Your Job Search
More details coming soon.

 

See other Grow with Google classes here.

 

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Last updated: January 2021