Preconference Workshops: Google

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Preconference Workshops by Missouri Google Certified Teachers


HALF DAY  (PM)  P20  TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE  GRADE LEVEL: K-12

Teaching In A Classroom Transformed By Google Apps ~ FULL
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Greg Lawrence, Google Certified Teacher, Instructional Technology Coach, Wentzville School District, Missouri 

As teachers, we want to see our students succeed in all that they do.  We also want them to feel welcomed into our classroom.  But the biggest barrier to all of this is time. From auto-grading quizzes to collaboration in Google Drive to managing student work through Google Classroom, you can truly automate your classroom.  In this hands-on session, participants will get to explore and play with a handful of tools and learn to transform their classroom by Google Apps. BYOL: Laptop (Windows or Mac) with Chrome installed and/or a Chromebook. Google account created, preferably a school Google Apps account.

HALF DAY  (AM)  P21 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Google Docs Rock
Cindy Lane, Google Certified Teacher

You’ve heard that Google Docs rock!  You’ve also heard that Google Docs can do anything that Microsoft Office can do.  Here’s your chance to dive deep to understand all of Google Docs and what you can do with it in your classroom including surveys, self graded exams and Common Core practices. All hands on...almost all of the time! BYOL: Laptop with browser and wifi capability.

HALF DAY  (AM)  P22  TECH LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED  GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Beyond Finding Your House - Storytelling with Google Geo Tools
Bill Bass, Google Certified Teacher, Innovation Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Information & Library Media, Parkway School District, Missouri

Telling stories can motivate and engage students in their learning and teachers can bring context to these stories through tools like Google TourBuilder and Views. Using these tools can help students make deeper connections between the greater world and their own lives. This hands-on workshop will take you beyond finding your house in Google Maps and into some amazing tools to explore the globe. BYOD: Laptop and smartphone. 

HALF DAY  (AM)  P23  TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER  GRADE LEVEL: ALL
Become A Content Creator with Google Chrome
Greg Lawrence, Google Certified Teacher, Instructional Technology Coach, Wentzville School District, Missouri 

Students and teachers are spending more time on the web than ever, both in and out of school. In this workshop, we will dive into the world of web apps that give students the ability to create, not just consume. We will discover Chrome apps/websites for producing video, mixing and recording audio, and publishing websites, documents, and more. BYOL: Laptop (Windows or Mac) with Chrome installed and/or a Chromebook.

HALF DAY  (PM)  P24 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE  GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Google Sites is Exciting!
Cindy Lane, Google Certified Teacher, Lane’s Outstanding Learning, Missouri

Do you have your sites set on making your own free website? With Google Sites you can display videos, calendars, presentations and more all in one place. You choose who can view and even edit your site. Please storyboard your pages before coming to this workshop and we will walk through setting up your own website and maintaining it too! All you need is your planned pages and a Google Account! BYOL: Laptop with browser and wifi capability. Google account.

HALF DAY  (AM)  P25 TECH LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE  GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Moodle, Google and YouTube: 20 Simple Ways to Build a Student-Friendly Course
Diana Dell, Google Certified Teacher, Sqooltech’s, Inc. 

What do you get when you combine the power of Moodle, Google and YouTube? You get amazing and engaging learning for students plus efficiency for teachers, of course. The blending of Moodle, Google and YouTube allows for rich course designs that provide for multi-modal learning for diverse student populations. This hands-on session will teach you to incorporate a wide variety of Google tools into your Moodle courses. Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Dell’s book entitled "Moodle, Google and YouTube: 20 Simple Ways to Build Student-Friendly Courses." BYOL: Laptop with browser and wifi capability. A basic knowledge of Moodle and Google Docs is needed.

Last modified: Sunday, January 4, 2015, 10:49 AM