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Wednesday, July 29
 

8:00am

Check-In, Breakfast, and Badge Making

Enter adjacent to the auditorium to check-in, pick-up your badge and water bottle, and proceed to the cafeteria for continental breakfast and badge making.

Wednesday July 29, 2015 8:00am - 9:00am
Cafeteria

9:00am

Pre-Summit: Google Certification Prep
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Pre-Summit: Google Certification Preparation - July 29th
Pre-Registration Required!

Our one day Certification preparation course helps prepare you to complete the certification process.  Find out more about Google certifications and exams by visiting https://www.google.com/edu/training/get-certified
  • Test taking tips and tricks
  • Exam resources
  • Review GET (Google Education Trainer) Application

Speakers
avatar for Susan Gilley

Susan Gilley

Executive Director, Harrison School District
Susan Gilley has background with more than 25 years in education. She began her educational career in business education, moved to share responsibilities as a technology coordinator/business educator, and then moved to full time technology coordinator. She is currently the Director of Instructional Technology at Harrison Public Schools in northwest Arkansas. She is a member of the Technology Infused Education (TIE) Cadre as well as the Arkansas... Read More →


Wednesday July 29, 2015 9:00am - 3:30pm
Room 138

9:00am

Pre-Summit: Googleverse for Educators - A Beginner's Journey
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Pre-Summit: Googleverse for Educators - A Beginner\'s Journey - July 29th
Pre-registration Required!

Our one day course will help you become familiar with the core suite of GAFE Apps and learn to manage and maximize the use of the Chrome browser.
  • Gmail
  • Calendar
  • Drive
  • Docs, Sheets, Forms, Drawing, Slides
  • Sites
  • G+, Communities, Hangouts

Speakers
avatar for Keturah Rush

Keturah Rush

Technology Integration Facilitator, Monticello School District


Wednesday July 29, 2015 9:00am - 3:30pm
Room 147

12:00pm

Lunch & Networking

Wednesday July 29, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cafeteria
 
Thursday, July 30
 

7:15am

Check-In, Breakfast, and Badge Making

Enter adjacent to the auditorium to check-in, pick-up your badge and water bottle, and proceed to the cafeteria for continental breakfast and badge making.

Thursday July 30, 2015 7:15am - 8:30am
Cafeteria

8:30am

Opening and Keynote - Teach for Tomorrow
Welcome and opening session including special keynote presentation by national presenter and Google Certified Teacher.

Teach for Tomorrow Keynote Presentation


Design Thinking, Maker Labs, Coding, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing, Mobile App Development, and Robotics—all of these topics are at the forefront of education today as we prepare our students for tomorrow’s jobs. How can we create a culture of change in which student–centered learning truly inspires innovation, engages students, and promotes creativity? Innovative teaching tools and a technology–rich curriculum along with instructional strategies for student–centered learning provide learning opportunities that promote deeper understanding. Together we’ll revisit the past, disrupt the status quo, and prepare our students for their futures!


 

Speakers
avatar for Julene Reed

Julene Reed

Educational Consultant
Julene Reed is an educator with over twenty–five years of experience as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Most recently, Julene was the Director of Academic Technology for St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board member, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and... Read More →


Thursday July 30, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Auditorium

9:45am

Using GAFE to increase digital writing skills
Composing digitally is an important skill for students in this age of online testing. This workshop will include use of Google Classroom, Docs, and Slides to address Common Core expectations for digital writing at a variety of grade levels. Strategies will include both collaborative and individual.

Speakers
avatar for Fern Vogt

Fern Vogt

Technology Integration Facilitator, Siloam Springs School District



Thursday July 30, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 150

9:45am

Google Sites for Education
Google Sites for Education: Use Sites for hosting your Google Apps, class website, newsletters, agendas, collaboration blogs, and project files. Whether you are creating a single page for an assignment or a site for the upcoming school year, this session will get you started. Educators will create a new site, select and change the theme, use the insert and layout menus, customize the site navigation menus, and change the sharing settings for their Google Site.

Speakers
avatar for Tyler  Isbell

Tyler Isbell

Teacher, Dept. Chair, Technology Integration Specialist, Blytheville High School: New Tech
Math Teacher/Technology Integration Specialist/Instructional Team Leader (Math Dept. Head) | Google Trainer in Training | Technology Integration Specialist Certificate, Boise State University | Working on Masters in Educational Technology from Boise State University | Website: http://www.thenumbersguy.org | EDTECH Blog: https://thenumb3rsguy.wordpress.com/


Thursday July 30, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 147

9:45am

1,000 Ways to Make Your Google Mail Work for You!
So you think you know everything about Google mail? This workshop will cover the features of Gmail and tips you can use to make your mail manageable. People who have used Gmail for years will walk away with new insight into using Google mail.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Bush

Lori Bush

Library Media Specialist, LAKE HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL


Thursday July 30, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 154

9:45am

Google Classroom for Elementary Students
This workshop will lead teachers in setting up and managing their Google Classroom for Elementary students. You too can have a paperless and organized classroom with instant access to grades and easy site sharing privileges for your students. Google Classroom makes it easy.

Speakers
avatar for Amber Dumond

Amber Dumond

Teacher, Grade Level Chair, Technology Integration Specialist, Blytheville Elementary School
I am ready to talk any GAFE!


Thursday July 30, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 152

9:45am

Going Global with Google's Geo Toos
Travel the world virtually with Google's Geo Tools! We will take a virtual field trip using Street View, Google Earth, Tour Builder, and Google Maps. Help build global competencies and cultural understanding by "Going Global" in your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Julene Reed

Julene Reed

Educational Consultant
Julene Reed is an educator with over twenty–five years of experience as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Most recently, Julene was the Director of Academic Technology for St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board member, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and... Read More →


Thursday July 30, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 138

11:00am

You Can Do That? 5 Google Apps for Education Tools to Try Now

Google Apps for Education are being used by millions of students and teachers across the globe. With thousands of apps and extensions available it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start. This fast paced and engaging session will demonstrate five tools from Texthelp that can assist everyone: from educators looking to get the most out of Google Apps, to students who may struggle with reading or writing, or to those who speak English as a second language. Participants will leave with helpful resources and access to free software.

Speakers
KT

Kay Tepera

Texthelp.com


Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 370

11:00am

How to better Manage your School's Chromebook Fleet
We will show GoGuardian's Admin Dashboard can help your district:
-Understand how your Chromebooks are being used on all levels including broad usage trends, unique organizational units, and granular per-student browsing behavior.
-Never worry again about what your students are accessing on the internet. Use our broad categories list to easily remain compliant with CIPA requirements.
-The first and only comprehensive Theft Recovery features for schools. Identify thieves with screenshots, keylogs, and webcam photos from the stolen device.

Speakers
MR

Mark Russo

GoGuardian


Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 147

11:00am

Appaholism: No recovery program needed for this disease!
Come learn about a variety of apps and extensions for the Chrome web browser that can help save you time and effort. Signing in to your browser enables you to have your apps and extensions wherever you go!

Speakers
avatar for Fern Vogt

Fern Vogt

Technology Integration Facilitator, Siloam Springs School District



Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 150

11:00am

Google Forms: May the Forms Be With You
Take your Google Forms to the next level. Create Google Forms to use for quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment dropboxes. Create quizzes in Google Forms, then use Flubaroo to autograde and provide student feedback. Take control of student Docs sharing nightmares and tracking assignments with Forms dropboxes. Create self-grading rubrics, use data validation and branch logic, and much, much more (Best on a laptop or Chromebook)

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 154

11:00am

Google Classroom: The Solution for Going Paperless
When most people think about going paperless, the biggest concern is "How do I manage all these documents and classes?" Google has answered that question for us with Google Classroom. This app for computer, phone, or tablet is helpful to both teachers and students in terms of organization and communication. Creating and collecting assignments is streamlined and students always have access to documents and due dates. It takes the stress out of managing the paperless classroom and helps prepare students for the technological world!

Speakers
avatar for Heather Eggers

Heather Eggers

English Teacher, Westside High School
I love anything GAFE related, especially Google Classroom! I recently became a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and will take the Level 2 certification soon, so if you have questions about that I could help you out. I would love to learn more time-saving tech tools, and share my knowledge of some as well.



Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 152

11:00am

Presentations the Collaborative Way
Want students to demonstrate understanding by presenting it to the class, but you also want them to work in collaborative groups? Google Slides is the perfect tool for creating shared presentations for projects or as student–created introductory lessons for a unit of study. It is also a great tool for you to use professionally with your colleagues. Come ready to create and share, and have fun doing it!

Speakers
avatar for Julene Reed

Julene Reed

Educational Consultant
Julene Reed is an educator with over twenty–five years of experience as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Most recently, Julene was the Director of Academic Technology for St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board member, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and... Read More →


Thursday July 30, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 138

12:00pm

Lunch & Networking

Thursday July 30, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cafeteria

1:00pm

Successfully Implementing a 1:1 with Chromebooks
This session will provide tools and tips to help guide those who will be Administering a 1:1 Initiative with Chromebooks, or for those looking for a little help. Get help from a 1:1 K -12 Chromebook School.

Topics Covered:
-chromebook inventory management
-summertime todo list, from the last day of school, to the first day of school
-breakage reports by grade level
-how to replace a screen
-teacher preparation
-infrastructure/wifi
-insurance/policy
-out with the old (desktop computers)
-nexus players (maybe)

Speakers
avatar for Shaun Windsor

Shaun Windsor

Technology Coordinator, Salem School District


Thursday July 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 150

1:00pm

Google Apps Make Paperless Classroom Possible

This session will highlight a high school Google Classroom that is completely paperless. You will not only get a glimpse of the Google Classroom, but will also see how the course syllabus and assignments were created, what web 2.0 tools were utilized, and which Google apps drove the course.

Speakers
SS

Sarah Stratton

Literacy/School Improvement Specialist, Monticello High School


Thursday July 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 147

1:00pm

Engaging Your Audience in a Mobile World

Participants will learn how to better utilize mobile technologies to effectively engage their audience without increasing the workload of their staff. Most schools are considering getting apps for their districts, but only creating yet another system they have to update and more work for their staff. It doesn't have to be that complicated. Learn how integrate Google Calendar, Google Sites and more!

Speakers
avatar for Jess Kelton

Jess Kelton

Engagement Director, Apptegy
Hi there! I'm a technology junkie who is passionate about education. I joined the Apptegy team this year because we are revolutionizing how schools communicate and making educators lives easier! Join our sessions to learn more!


Thursday July 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
152

1:00pm

Getting Classy with Google Classroom
Google Classroom is the perfect way to organize your classes and manage the workflow of students' assignments in Google Apps for Education. Learn how to set up your classes, add assignments, and more in this session!

Speakers
avatar for Julene Reed

Julene Reed

Educational Consultant
Julene Reed is an educator with over twenty–five years of experience as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Most recently, Julene was the Director of Academic Technology for St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board member, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and... Read More →


Thursday July 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 138

1:00pm

Digital Storytelling with Google Maps Tools
Google Maps tools are for more than finding your house and directions. They can be used by students as digital content creation tools to create history, literature, and science projects while meeting Common Core writing standards. This session will introduce a number of Google Maps tools for students to explore the world around them as well as to create projects to demonstrate their learning in history, literature, and science while meeting Common Core writing standards.

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Thursday July 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 154

2:00pm

GoogAide and Exhibits

Take some time to talk to presenters, get support on Google products you are struggling with, talk with our vendors and partners, and experience the newest Google Products such as Google Cardboard!

Thursday July 30, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Cafeteria

2:45pm

My Year with Google Classroom

A walk through my first year using Google Classroom. Some Do's and Don'ts and examples of how to use specific features of Google Classroom to: make assignments of various types including peer review and groupwork; Manage and grade assignments; and have effective two way communication with students through g-mail.

Speakers
JD

Jeff Doyle

High School English Teacher, Tuckerman High School


Thursday July 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 147

2:45pm

Life Before and After Google Apps

The concept of this session is fairly simple. As a recent graduate, I wish to go through the evolution of use in the classroom. I want to delve into as many different aspects as possible: everything from Google Docs to Google Hangouts. Mixed in with explanations of these apps from a student standpoint, I will describe how I wish my teachers would have used them differently, how they used them effectively, and show the teachers attending the conference tutorials on these apps.

Speakers
avatar for Spencer Vaughn

Spencer Vaughn

Student, Arkansas State University


Thursday July 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 152

2:45pm

Google CS First Clubs
Google CS First provides free, easy-to-use computer science (CS) enrichment materials that target and engage a diverse student population. Target ages are 9-14 or grades 4-8.
This session will introduce what Google CS First is, where to go to get free materials for your school to start a club, show examples of how easy CS First is for students, and why we should be offering coding in today's classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Paula Frank

Paula Frank

Technology Teacher, Christ the King Little Rock


Thursday July 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 150

2:45pm

Fabulous Forms and Flubaroo
Need to take a survey? Want to make a bell ringer or an exit ticket? Have a quick quiz you want to give and have it graded by Flubaroo? Let's explore Google Forms and Flubaroo together for these purposes and others! Google Forms are fabulous!

Speakers
avatar for Julene Reed

Julene Reed

Educational Consultant
Julene Reed is an educator with over twenty–five years of experience as a classroom teacher, technology integration specialist, and administrator. Most recently, Julene was the Director of Academic Technology for St. George’s Independent School in Collierville, TN. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, Google Geo Teacher Advisory Board member, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and... Read More →


Thursday July 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 138

2:45pm

Google Drawing: Beyond the Drawing
Google Drawing can be used for far more than creating simple diagrams and posters. It is a powerful tool for students to create multimedia projects, thinking maps, and other tasks to meet Common Core standards. This session will cover a wide variety of uses as well as the tools used to create them. Create collaborative thinking maps and interactive hot-spot presentations. Create posters, signs, and graphics for Google Sites and Forms. Many templates and creative assignments are already created for you to use.

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Thursday July 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 154

4:00pm

DemoSlams

DemoSlams are short demonstrations of an innovative practice, tool, etc.! Anyone can sign-up or simply watch and be amazed by the many new tools and strategies you will learn. 

Want to participate? You will have 2-minutes to share! Sign-up here: http://tical.cc/midsouthdemo.

Thursday July 30, 2015 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Auditorium
 
Friday, July 31
 

7:30am

Check-In, Breakfast, and Badge Making

Enter adjacent to the auditorium to check-in, pick-up your badge and water bottle, and proceed to the cafeteria for continental breakfast and badge making.

Friday July 31, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Cafeteria

8:30am

Welcome and Keynote - Jason Borgen - Preparing Students for Their Future, Not Our Past
Welcome and opening session including special keynote presentation by national presenter and Google Certified Teacher.

Preparing Students for Their Future, Not Our Past

From self-directed learning to thinking outsdie the box, it is more important than ever to provide students opportunities to learn by doing in authentic environments. Get prepared to make a shift in current educational practcies and develop a mindset for college and career preparation.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Borgen

Jason Borgen

Director of Learning & Innovation, Portola Valley School District
Jason is former director of the the national TICAL project. Currently he is the Director of Learning & Innovation for Portola Valley School District--a K-8 district serving students in the Silicon Valley. Jason is a Google Certified Teacher, Authorized Google Education Trainer, and a national presenter in educational technology. Jason serves as Secretary on the CUE Board of Directors.


Friday July 31, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Auditorium

9:45am

Google For Education Supports for Struggling Learners

As many as two-thirds of students in classrooms today score below proficiency in reading. This includes students who speak English as a second language, students with disabilities, and others who do not yet possess the skills needed to meet today’s rigorous standards. While the Google Apps for Education environment provides great tools for productivity and collaboration, many supports needed by these struggling students are still lacking. Learn more about technology supports such as text-to-speech, word prediction, text and picture dictionaries, annotations and more that can help students who struggle with reading and writing demonstrated in Read&Write for Google™, a cloud-based solution that works with Google Documents, Web pages, PDFs, ePub, and KES files in Google Drive. These tools can be used through the Chrome browser on PCs, Macs, and Chromebooks. Participants will walk away with a better understanding of how to support a variety of struggling learners as well as useful tools that can help.

Speakers
KT

Kay Tepera

Texthelp.com


Friday July 31, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 138

9:45am

Engaging the 21st Century Learner with Google Classroom
This session will focus on implementing an effective Google Classroom with the 21st Century learner at the center. Several tips will be provided to engage all learners with Google Classroom. Come hear how to enhance communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity within today's students by the effective use of Google Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Trenity Fritz

Trenity Fritz

4th Grade Math/Science Teacher, Trumann School District



Friday July 31, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 150

9:45am

Become a Data Guru using Google Forms
Google Forms is your answer to all data collection tasks. Learn how to use Google Forms to complete an inventory/evaluation, to schedule a parent conference, to complete an online assessment. Then learn how to make Google work for you by pairing forms with add-ons to follow up with automated responses via an email reminder, certificate of attendance or even a students' grade.

Speakers
SJ

Stephanie Jones

Instructional Technology Specialist, LRSD


Friday July 31, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 152

9:45am

Engaging Your Audience in a Mobile World
Participants will learn how to better utilize mobile technologies to effectively engage their audience without increasing the workload of their staff. Most schools are considering getting apps for their districts, but only creating yet another system they have to update and more work for their staff. It doesn't have to be that complicated. Learn how integrate Google Calendar, Google Sites and more!

Speakers
avatar for Jess Kelton

Jess Kelton

Engagement Director, Apptegy
Hi there! I'm a technology junkie who is passionate about education. I joined the Apptegy team this year because we are revolutionizing how schools communicate and making educators lives easier! Join our sessions to learn more!


Friday July 31, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 154

9:45am

Creating Performance-Based Tasks with Google Apps
Using Google Apps, teachers can create, share, and grade performance-based tasks online as assessments, or as a part of a project or problem in the classroom. Examples include the creation and/or labeling of diagrams, maps, posters, or charts. Furthermore, performance-based tasks can emulate tasks in the PARCC and Smarter Balance Common Core assessments. For example, students can be provided with a grid or paragraph and asked to graph an equation, draw a shape, or underline key points of a paragraph in a Google Doc, Drawing or Slide.

Speakers
avatar for Tyler  Isbell

Tyler Isbell

Teacher, Dept. Chair, Technology Integration Specialist, Blytheville High School: New Tech
Math Teacher/Technology Integration Specialist/Instructional Team Leader (Math Dept. Head) | Google Trainer in Training | Technology Integration Specialist Certificate, Boise State University | Working on Masters in Educational Technology from Boise State University | Website: http://www.thenumbersguy.org | EDTECH Blog: https://thenumb3rsguy.wordpress.com/


Friday July 31, 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 147

11:00am

Welcome to the (Google) Classroom of the Future

Google Classroom is a free LMS (learning management system) for Google Apps for Education designed to simplify the workflow of using Google Drive with students. Teachers can view, create, collect, & grade assignments, including one-click creation of individual Google Documents for each student and organize them into automatically created Drive folders for each assignment.

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Friday July 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 147

11:00am

Get Going with Google Sites

Are you one of those individuals who has yet to create a webpage? Do you struggle with keeping your webpage current? Join us to learn how to create a webpage that's as easy as editing a Google Doc.

Speakers

Friday July 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 138

11:00am

Shaping the Conversation: Preparing to Navigate Your EdTech Roadmap

Please join one of CDWG’s K12 Learning Environment Advisors (LEA), as he discusses the various ways the he and his team can help shape the EdTech conversations in your schools. As a former educator, Mike is working closely with schools in Arkansas to explore Google and GAFE to select the appropriate tools for connecting technology with your curriculum . Attendees will discover the resources and methods available when you partner with CDWG’s K12 Team.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Patnoudes

Eric Patnoudes

Education Strategist, CDWG
Eric Patnoudes, former teacher and instructional technologist, is a K-12 Education Strategist at CDW·G, a leading provider of technology solutions and services to education, government and healthcare. In this role he provides school districts with insight, resources and strategic advice for successful and sustainable technology implementations. Eric holds a M.Ed. in Curriculum, Technology and Education Reform, is a Level 2 Google Certified... Read More →


Friday July 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 150

11:00am

Using Google Drawings in the Classroom

This session will show participants the basics of using Google Drawings. It will be a hands-on session including the description and use of features found with in Google Drawing and how to use Drawings in other GAFE applications. The use of Drawings to aid in project based learning will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Ward

Melissa Ward

Teacher, Cedar Park Elementary/Trumann School District
I teach in a 1:1 MacBook setting, and my classroom is mostly paperless. We do a lot of projects, because students always seem to learn better through a project. I am very interested in the use of solid tech in the classroom that enables my students to set high goals and reach them. I love using Google Classroom and many of the other GAFE in my classes. I also love learning new things that I can show my students that will enhance their learning... Read More →



Friday July 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 154

11:00am

Harness the Power of the Chrome Browser
Hold on tight...Google is definitely out of the gate and racing full speed ahead with their browser- Chrome. Learn how to individualize the "Chrome" experience for users via settings, apps and extensions! If you need it done, chances are there's a better way with Chrome.

Speakers
SJ

Stephanie Jones

Instructional Technology Specialist, LRSD


Friday July 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 152

12:00pm

Lunch & Networking

Friday July 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cafeteria

1:00pm

Using Google Classroom

A basic overview of how to use Google Classroom for student engagement strategies and classroom management.

Speakers
BC

Brooke Chapman

Teacher-High School Theatre/Oral Comm, Westside High School


Friday July 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 154

1:00pm

Where in the Google am I?
Lean how to use Google Maps in the classroom to understand geography concepts, map terminology (such as latitude and longitude) and provide a spatial view of the world.

Speakers
SJ

Stephanie Jones

Instructional Technology Specialist, LRSD


Friday July 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 152

1:00pm

Advanced Google Sites

Use Google Sites? This sessions will take you to the next level for student projects, ePortfolios, clubs, and of course--teacher websites!

Speakers
avatar for Susan Gilley

Susan Gilley

Executive Director, Harrison School District
Susan Gilley has background with more than 25 years in education. She began her educational career in business education, moved to share responsibilities as a technology coordinator/business educator, and then moved to full time technology coordinator. She is currently the Director of Instructional Technology at Harrison Public Schools in northwest Arkansas. She is a member of the Technology Infused Education (TIE) Cadre as well as the Arkansas... Read More →


Friday July 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
138

1:00pm

Google Forms: May the Forms Be With You

Take your Google Forms to the next level. Create Google Forms to use for quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment dropboxes. Create quizzes in Google Forms, then use Flubaroo to autograde and provide student feedback. Take control of student Docs sharing nightmares and tracking assignments with Forms dropboxes. Create self-grading rubrics, use data validation and branch logic, and much, much more (Best on a laptop or Chromebook)

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Friday July 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 147

1:00pm

I didn't know Google Could Do That! Google's New Add-On Features

There are so many simple, yet engaging ways to use Google in the classroom. Come learn how to put the new add-ons into practice.



Speakers
avatar for Keturah Rush

Keturah Rush

Technology Integration Facilitator, Monticello School District


Friday July 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 150

2:15pm

Closing, DemoSlams, and Networking & RAFFLE!!!

DemoSlams are short demonstrations of an innovative practice, tool, etc.! Anyone can sign-up or simply watch and be amazed by the many new tools and strategies you will learn. 

Want to participate? You will have 2-minutes to share! Sign-up here: http://tical.cc/midsouthdemo.

Friday July 31, 2015 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium