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Google Certified Educator

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Its 2:00am and I just completed my Google Educator Certification.  I have been running Google Apps for Education in my School for the last 5 years and have used Google products like Gmail, Calendar, and Apps since their BETA days so it was not the most difficult cert I have ever attempted but it did present some challenges.  
What I love about Google is that they pretty much standardized the user experience through all their products so even if you have not personally used a product such as "Sites" you can still navigate through it based on experience with Gmail or Drive.  
The certification requires some time even for a strong Google user.  There are a lot of things that you probably do or have done that you don't have stored in your permanent memory banks.  I recommend taking the time to read through the lessons and watch the videos provided by the training courses.  It also helps to have a dual screen monitor so you can have the applications up as you are taking the e…