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Saturday, January 28
 

8:30am

Keynote: Making Your School Something Special
We live in a special time. Opportunities abound for our staff and students to make what happens in your campus' classrooms more engaging and effective, and your teachers are much closer to making great things happen with technology than they typically know. In this session we'll look at how to gather, foster, and share the stories of success of your school. Be prepared for both tough questions and hopeful messages!

Find the slides for this session (added after the presentation) and other resources at: tinyurl.com/RH-Irvine17-resources

Speakers
avatar for Rushton Hurley

Rushton Hurley

Relentless optimist, language teacher, principal, nonprofit director, and one of the original Google Certified Teachers, NextVista.org
Rushton Hurley is an educator who believes this is a great time to teach. In his work, he has taught Japanese language, been principal of an online school, directed a professional development program, and succeeded as a social benefit entrepreneur. He loves creativity, collaborative innovation, and laughing at himself.A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Rushton founded and is executive director of the educational nonprofit Next Vista... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Theater

9:45am

Introduction to Google Classroom
This session for teachers new to Google Classroom will focus on the essentials for putting your class online.  Creating a class, announcements, assignments and specific details to integrate your class with Google Drive.

We will also cover a few lesson ideas as well.  

link to resources 

Speakers
avatar for Sergio Villegas

Sergio Villegas

Ed Tech Coordinator, EdTechTeam
I have been working in education for 7 years during which I was classically trained as a high school science teacher in the Napa Valley. I currently work for EdTechTeam, a company dedicated to promoting innovative instruction and technology. My current position is to support the EdTech side of our districts PBL and BYOD initiative. I am also an Instructor for Touro Universities in their Master in Educational Technology program as well as help... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:15am
Room 1003

9:45am

Metaliteracy is the New Black
The future belongs to those that can determine, access, locate, understand, produce, and use the information necessary to create, build and invent new things. But today's learners must build upon this antiquated notion of Information Literacy to now collaborate, communicate and share in global, participatory digital environments. This workshop will focus on the technological changes that have impacted the way we teach and the way they learn as well as the horizon technologies that will force an even greater shift in our jobs as educators.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 901

9:45am

Adobe Spark Video
Spark.adobe.com is a free, web-based video-creation website that allows students to create slideshows/videos with text, voice and music within minutes. Finished videos can be edited at any time as they are stored in the cloud, and they can also be uploaded to YouTube for sharing. The platform is so easy, even students in the younger grades can use it, yet sophisticated enough to appeal to older students as well. Come and see what you can create! Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 907

9:45am

Starting A Math Fight
Math teachers have a wealth of free resources available to them and a breadth of people who are willing to help. Join us for a session jam-packed with websites and tools that will get students arguing, thinking, and challenging the way that they think about math. In this session, we will explore sites that are good for all grade levels and are sure to change the way you start your math lessons!

classroomchef.com/fight

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1004

9:45am

Getting Started with Nearpod
Learn about a tool to help you create interactive presentations. Take students on a virtual field trip, quiz students throughout the presentation, have students draw and label a slide, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Kim Patrick

Kim Patrick

History Teacher, Irvine Unified School District


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1056

9:45am

Google Chrome: Tips and Tricks to Increase Your Productivity
Discover tips and tricks to help you simplify your workflow using Google Chrome – a browser that can help boost your productivity! Learn about extensions and applications of the Google Chrome browser that will save your precious time. Bring along your laptop (most these tips don't apply to the app version of Google Chrome) and come explore how these free extensions and applications can transform the pedagogy of your classroom. Session Resources
Learning Outcomes - 
Participants will be able to:
- recognize when they are signed in to Google Chrome
- understand the benefits of being signed in to Google Chrome
- locate the favorites bar and customize it to suit a variety of pedagogical intentions
- manage browser tabs effectively
- explain the difference between Chrome extensions and applications
- install Chrome extensions and applications and understand how they can be used to support learners

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 903

9:45am

Classroom Technology and Structures for Engaging Classrooms
In this workshop, I provide a brief overview of several forms of classroom technology or other useful structures that can be used again and again to maximize student learning and parent involvement. I pull materials from several of my other presentations to highlight everything from class meetings and critique to digital portfolios and Google Drive. I ask participants to take a one-question survey via Google Forms to determine their priorities and spend the remainder of the time discussing the three most popular items and showing participants how to use them. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on systems that have the power to change your practice tomorrow.

Learning Targets:
  • I can identify and explore new classroom technology and structures.

  • I can get started using at least three new pieces of classroom technology or structures.

Resources: https://goo.gl/xu94sM 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 952

9:45am

Creative Syllabi with Piktochart
Tired of boring syllabi? Learn how to make an interactive, colorful, and image-filled syllabus with Piktochart!

Speakers
avatar for Christina  Masciel

Christina Masciel

History Teacher, Irvine Unified School District


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1006

9:45am

I've Got a Form for That! Part I of 2
What can Google Forms do? We will take a tour of the many different and awesome features of this powerful digital tool. You might just discover some tricks and tips that you never knew. Engaging, assessing, and managing your class will be a breeze with Google Forms. Come with your devices ready to play! Tablets are not recommended for this seminar.

Session Resource: bit.ly/alicechenforms

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 905-906

9:45am

Critical Thinking and The Web: Search Strategies for Digital Literacy
With such an abundance of information available it is critical that we develop some norms around searching and information literacy. In this session, we look at the search skills students need to acquire in order to become information literate. From top level search strategies to helpings student learn how to effectively evaluate information - this session is a must for helping our students become digitally literate learners.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1054

9:45am

Student Agency: Voice, Choice, and Advocacy
Support students in navigating their own learning with portfoliosgoal setting documents, and records of progress using Google Apps for Education. By having ownership over these processes, kids are more equipped to manage their learning and make purposeful strides forward. Student agency is about equipping kids with the tools and scaffolds to name their own next step.

Participants will have access to many Google Doc & Spreadsheet templates they can adapt and use with students.  

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 951

9:45am

Best. Project. Ever. (Images, Presentations, and Video) part 1 of 2
There are so many possibilities for memorable learning using free digital media tools from Google and others. We'll look at approaches to getting students to show their learning in new ways, work comfortably with and cite media that is legally usable, and take their learning beyond the classroom. No previous experience with digital media is required.

Find the slides for this session (added after the session) and other resources at: tinyurl.com/RH-Irvine17-resources 

Speakers
avatar for Rushton Hurley

Rushton Hurley

Relentless optimist, language teacher, principal, nonprofit director, and one of the original Google Certified Teachers, NextVista.org
Rushton Hurley is an educator who believes this is a great time to teach. In his work, he has taught Japanese language, been principal of an online school, directed a professional development program, and succeeded as a social benefit entrepreneur. He loves creativity, collaborative innovation, and laughing at himself.A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Rushton founded and is executive director of the educational nonprofit Next Vista... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1001-1002

9:45am

Google Classroom and Blended Learning for Elementary
Elementary Blended Learning with Google Classroom
Session Resources: http://goo.gl/EQJuhF

When introducing Blended Learning, one frequent question I hear is, “But how would that actually look in my elementary classroom?”

With Google Classroom, creating a Blended Learning environment has never been easier! In this how-to session, we'll explore the structure and benefits of Blended Learning and share examples of elementary Common Core Standards delivered using a Blended Learning approach. Come see the point and click simplicity of building blended learning lessons within Google Classroom that students can then complete in class or away from school.

Then, explore online resources to plan and build your own blended lesson using Google tools.

Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to: 
- Define blended learning.
- Understand the benefits of blended learning.
- Identify and describe multiple models of blended learning.
- Explain the various components of a blended lesson, including digital formative assessment tools and an online platform such as Google Classroom.
- Locate resources for developing blended learning lessons of their own.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1005

9:45am

Master the Master Slide - Secondary
Learn how to use Google Slides for more than student presentations. Collaboration, discussion, digital notebooks and more.

See what else is out there and then LEARN how to do it yourself. Session will cover creating your own templates, custom themes and modifying the Master Slide.

You will be able to...
Experience and practice secondary examples of assignments and acitivies built with slides by adjusting the master. 
Modify or create your own versions in a collaborative setting. 
 

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1055

9:45am

Hyperdocs: Google Doc Lessons for Secondary Classrooms
Have you heard about HyperDocs and wondered what all the hype is about? This session is an introduction to the concept of HyperDocs. HyperDocs are innovative digital lesson designs that will completely shift your classroom to a student centered learning environment. Hyperdocs are for educators who are already using Google Apps, and are ready to take tech integration to a transformational level.
During this session, we will:
Define a HyperDoc,
Explain theory and pedagogy behind digital lesson design,
Provide templates to copy and personalize,
Explore HyperDoc examples and various packaging options,
Discuss blended learning options and models for implementation,
Begin creating HyperDocs which you can use right away with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 955

9:45am

Leading With Google Apps
In this session hear from a high school principal from a 1:1 district near Chicago and how he utilizes Google Apps to lead his school. We will explore the uses of Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, Forms, Youtube, Blogger and more to lead by example in a 21st Century School. Attendees will learn not just how to use the applications, but when and why to use these powerful tools.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1051

9:45am

The G-Suite Spec Ed Treasure Box
Do you ever just like to hear about cool tools? This is the best and brightest tools, apps, extensions and Add-ons available to help Special ed teachers and their students. This session is organized to be a "rapid fire" overview of tools based on possible needs of special ed students.

  • Attendees will be introduced to several tools to help meet IEP and 504 goals.
  • Attendeest will have time explore new tools at the end of the session.
Click here for session resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 953

11:00am

Adding Onto Google Drive
By themselves, the GSuite tools are useful. With the Add-Ons, there is no stopping the power of productivity we can harness. At the end of this power-packed session, attendees will explore a variety of Google Add-Ons to make their life easier in Docs, Sheets, and Forms. Yeah, you need to come join us.

Most people who attend this session come away with at least 5 new Add-ons and ways to use them in their role.

bit.ly/listofaddons

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1004

11:00am

Do you even Google Math bro?
Imagine a math classroom that is entirely paperless, hyper collaborative and super communicative. Imagine no longer! This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how you can use apps like Slides, Docs and Draw to create the next generation math classroom. Did I mention paperless? Oh yeah.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 901

11:00am

Adobe Spark: Digital Storytelling in Fiction & Nonfiction
Our kids voices need to be heard. Whether they’re inventing a story with a character who faces a challenge they’ve been through or trying to change the narrative about a real world topic they feel passionate about- kids have stories to tell. In order to combat what Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie calls, “The Danger of the Single Story”, our students need to flood the world with their voice, ideas, and perspectives.

Participants will
  • look at real examples of digital storytelling in Kindergarden-High school
  • discuss the benefits/challenges of using movie or print to tell stories
  • build their own story with this tool
  • Presentation Resources


Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 951

11:00am

Going from Content Consumption to Content Production using YouTube
Videos, videos, and more videos. With over 72 hours of video content being uploaded to YouTube every minute, it is easy to be a consumer of content, but did you know that YouTube provides a wide array of content creation tools as well? Take your students to the next level. Learn how to record, edit, and publish using YouTube. Create videos, screencasts, photo slideshows, and playlists in this session. What’s better yet? This works on multiple platforms.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 955

11:00am

I've Got a Form for That! Part 2 of 2
Part I gave you a comprehensive tour of what Google Forms can do. In this session, you'll get make one or two of your own that you can use immediately.  Whether you need to collect digital assignments or information, cultivate student reflection, or give formative feedback, this fantastically flexible tool has you covered. Come discover the endless possibilities of Google Forms. Tablets are not suitable for this seminar.

Session Resource: bit.ly/alicechenforms

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 905-906

11:00am

Student-Led Conferences and 20% Time Projects for Elementary Classrooms
For the past few years, I have invited my fourth grade students every fall to join me and their parents in a half-hour conference in which we discuss their strengths and areas for growth, set a goal for the year, and plan next steps for everyone involved. I quickly realized that while involving students in these kinds of conversations was a step in the right direction, it would not alone ensure that students made sufficient progress in building on their strengths, improving their areas for growth, and accomplishing their goals. I developed structures to support them at home and in school -- including follow-up conferences throughout the year and class time for goal-related work and presentations as well as shared note taking and audio recordings. I use similar structures to assess and discuss students' reading and writing. They provide individualized parent education and help students direct their own learning and experience success, while developing a growth mindset. Please join me for an extended conversation in which I discuss my system for student-directed conferences and goal monitoring and share resources.

Learning Targets:
  • I can define student-led conference and 20% time project.

  • I can identify parts of student-led conferences and 20% time projects.

  • I can begin to plan student-led conference or 20% time project structures for my classroom.

Resources: https://goo.gl/VubBis

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 952

11:00am

Digital Portfolios: Redefine Assessment with Google Apps for Education
Digtial Portfolios are an important part of every classroom. In this session, learn how to create the right digital portfolio system that can be used to help make student thinking visible.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1054

11:00am

Best. Project. Ever. (Images, Presentations, and Video) part 2 of 2
There are so many possibilities for memorable learning using free digital media tools from Google and others. We'll look at approaches to getting students to show their learning in new ways, work comfortably with and cite media that is legally usable, and take their learning beyond the classroom. No previous experience with digital media is required.

Find the slides for this session (added after the session) and other resources at: tinyurl.com/RH-Irvine17-resources  

Speakers
avatar for Rushton Hurley

Rushton Hurley

Relentless optimist, language teacher, principal, nonprofit director, and one of the original Google Certified Teachers, NextVista.org
Rushton Hurley is an educator who believes this is a great time to teach. In his work, he has taught Japanese language, been principal of an online school, directed a professional development program, and succeeded as a social benefit entrepreneur. He loves creativity, collaborative innovation, and laughing at himself.A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Rushton founded and is executive director of the educational nonprofit Next Vista... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1001-1002

11:00am

Hyperdocs: Digital Lesson Design for Elementary Classrooms
So what's all the Hype about Hyperdocs? goo.gl/KPLWSZ

HyperDocs are innovative digital lessons designed to shift your classroom into a student centered learning environment! With Hyperdoc lessons, students can access instructions, links, tasks, and a variety of activities designed to get kids engaged! Hyperdocs embody the principals of blended learnring and create opportunities for choice, differentiation, exploration, and application of knowledge.

In this session, we’ll explore several examples of Hyperdocs created with both Google Docs and Google Slides for learners of all ages. Then, we’ll start building! 

We’ll review some tips and tricks for creating engaging Hyperdocs, as well as ideas on packaging visually appealing content. Every participant will leave with a Hyperdoc lesson to share with students immediately!

Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to: 
- Define a Hyperdoc.
- Understand the role of Hyperdocs in blended learning.
- Identify and describe multiple formats Hyperdocs might take.
- Explore a gallery of shared Hyperdocs from the Teachers Give Teachers community.
- Locate resources for creating Hyperdocs of their own.
- Use a template from the Hyperdocs website to create a Hyperdoc.
 

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1005

11:00am

Future Ready Assessments FOR Learning
This session will focus on innovative ways to assess student learning and increase the connection between teachers and students.  Included will be demonstrating Google Forms and other applications that can be used to increase communication between students and teachers and through leveraging audio, video, and more! 

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1051

11:00am

Using Seesaw for Digital Portfolios and Blogging

Seesaw is a free, web-based, multi-device, digital portfolio and blogging platform that is designed for students from K - 8. Students can upload files, videos, photos, text, URLs and drawings, and then share them with their teacher, classmates and parents, while learning about the importance of digital citizenship. In this session, you will join a Seesaw class as a student, follow yourself as parent, and then create your own class as a teacher to see how easy it is to use. Come and find out why teachers around the world are falling in love with Seesaw! Click here for the presentation.



Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 907

11:00am

Introduction to Google Classroom
Google Classroom has revolutionized how teachers interact with their students with G-Suite. This is an introduction to Google Classroom, and will highlight some the best practices to streamline and optimize your class time no matter what grade you teach!  
  • Participants will learn how to create, organize and run an efficent Google classroom
  • Participants will become familiar with both the teacher and student experience
Click here for resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 953

11:00am

Virtual Reality in the Classroom - Experience the Learning! - Part 1
Interested in integrating virtual reality into your teaching? Using your smartphone* and Google Cardboard, Google Expeditions allows you to take your students on learning journeys like never before. Come discover how you can create opportunities for students to experience your course content by traveling anywhere on Earth (and even beyond) in order to increase comprehension and engagement. Session resources
* A smart phone is required to fully experience this session
Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to:
- become familiar with the concept of virtual reality (VR);
- reflect on the added value of virtual reality in their teaching practices;
- explore activities and applications that could be used in the classroom;
- share ideas related to the pedagogical integration of VR.

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 903

11:00am

Google Classroom Pro Tips
This session is for experienced users that are coming to learn how to fine tune their Google Classroom experience as well as share their own discoveries on how to make classroom even better. 

The first part will focus on tips from the presenter, the second part will focus on audience questions, comments, and shares.   

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16WHjTf8uaaxYVquDYPvNuPYNmpobQO5K3NsCdzo2O_E/edit 

Speakers
avatar for Sergio Villegas

Sergio Villegas

Ed Tech Coordinator, EdTechTeam
I have been working in education for 7 years during which I was classically trained as a high school science teacher in the Napa Valley. I currently work for EdTechTeam, a company dedicated to promoting innovative instruction and technology. My current position is to support the EdTech side of our districts PBL and BYOD initiative. I am also an Instructor for Touro Universities in their Master in Educational Technology program as well as help... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1003

11:00am

BreakoutEDU
In this session, we will play a Breakout game! Breakout is a game where a small group of educators will have 45 minutes to complete a series of challenges, reveal clues, and unlock mysteries in order to win the game. Breakouts can be used to teach core academic subjects including math, science, history, language arts and have embedded problem solving.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1055

1:00pm

Beyond Google Classroom
Did you know Google Classroom plays well with others? Come learn about 6 web applications that work seamlessly with Google Classroom.  It's so much more than passing out digital worksheets. Dive into interactive lessons with Desmos(math related or not!), Collaborate with Padlet, discover the Wonder with hyperdocs, and check out PLIX with ck12.  Participants will have time to play and learn, and will walk away with the resouces to implement these tools into the clasroom and Classroom next week.   

Learning Objectives:
Discover 2-6 tools/apps that work well with Google Classroom platform. 
Create or remix a resource to add to your own Classroom. 

Session Resource: https://goo.gl/fcUauf

** focus is secondary, but can be modified and adapted for elementary grades.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1055

1:00pm

Liven up Literacy & Inoculate Against Zombie Learners
Digital literacy is now the new literacy! Learn how to transform the classroom into an inquiry-based and collaborative environment with DOK strategies and digital tools. Walk away with ready-to-use templates that are easily implemented. Let’s create a student-centered classroom where literacy and engagement collide. 

Session Resource: bit.ly/alicechenliteracy 

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1006

1:00pm

How to build a PLN
Are you new to the idea of using social media for professional development? Sylvia will get you started on a journey that will help you make international connections while growing your expertise in all areas of education. Please create a Twitter account prior to the session. Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 907

1:00pm

Welcome to the New Google Sites
Create! Collaborate! Share! Learn the power of the NEW Google Sites! In this introductory-level session, you will learn how to create a website using the All-New Google sites. Sites are great for school-to-home communication, for organizing your classroom, as student portfolios, and for curating professional development resources. With its drag-and-drop simplicity, you will learn how to use the NEW Google Sites as the hub for your paperless classroom, seamlessly share all that you use in Google Drive, Maps and Youtube. Join us as we learn more about and design your own communication hub.

Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to: 

- Identify classroom uses for websties.
- Create a new site.
- Insert additional pages.
- Select a theme.
- Embed content including slides and youtube videos.
- Publish a New Google site.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 905-906

1:00pm

Future Ready Assessments FOR Learning (Repeat)
This session will focus on innovative ways to assess student learning and increase the connection between teachers and students.  Included will be demonstrating Google Forms and other applications that can be used to increase communication between students and teachers and through leveraging audio, video, and more!  

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1051

1:00pm

Then & Now: Art, Culture, Literature and Google
Google resources have the potential to overlay history & today. We'll take a look at those and even explore some that signal the future. Explore tools like Google Street View, Google Earth, What Was There, Google Cultural Institute, Google Maps Smarty Pins, Google Expeditions, Google NightWalk, & more. This session is good for teachers who teach literature, art, Social Studies, or work with kids in ways that explore identity & culture.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 951

1:00pm

Empowering Teachers in the Age of Common Core
When you strip away all of the rhetoric, confusion, politics and inadequate curriculum, the Common Core State Standards are a thing of beauty. For the first time we have a set of standards that describes what next generation teaching and learning looks like and sounds like. This workshop will do a quick dive into the real opportunity in the Common Core then engage in a simple activity that unlocks all eight Standards for Mathematical Practice, five of the ELA Capacities, six of the Science & Engineering Practices and a bunch of Anchor Standards for Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 901

1:00pm

Becoming the Chef of Your Math Classroom, Part 1
When sitting down for a nice meal, the appetizer is something that should get you curious about the rest of your meal. In this session, we will explore a variety of free lesson starters in a math class to get students curious and, most importantly, getting them talking. Attendees will leave with a full plate of FREE links!

classroomchef.com/links 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1004

1:00pm

Four Fun, Powerful, and Quick Activities for Starting Class
Want a good class? Have a strong start! In this session, we'll look at four ways of getting a class going using images, games, discussion tools, and short videos. With these freebies in your tool belt, you'll be ready to kick-start any class!

Find the slides for this session (added after the session) and other resources at: tinyurl.com/RH-Irvine17-resources  

Speakers
avatar for Rushton Hurley

Rushton Hurley

Relentless optimist, language teacher, principal, nonprofit director, and one of the original Google Certified Teachers, NextVista.org
Rushton Hurley is an educator who believes this is a great time to teach. In his work, he has taught Japanese language, been principal of an online school, directed a professional development program, and succeeded as a social benefit entrepreneur. He loves creativity, collaborative innovation, and laughing at himself.A graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Rushton founded and is executive director of the educational nonprofit Next Vista... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1001-1002

1:00pm

Digital Portfolios for Elementary Classrooms
My fourth grade students curate selections of their work on digital portfolios created using Google Sites to share them with an authentic audience and reflect on their growth throughout the year. I have also created my own digital portfolio using Weebly to share resources from my classroom and connect with my personal learning network. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to create both teacher and student digital portfolios.

Learning Targets

  • I can define digital portfolio and portfolio events.

  • I can explain multiple rationales for digital portfolios and connect them to school or district initiatives as well as my own current practice and/or professional goals.

  • I can explore digital portfolios and discuss them with my partners.

  • I can begin to plan student and teacher digital portfolio structures for my classroom.
 
Resources: http://goo.gl/TQMtAL 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 952

1:00pm

The Right Question
Empowering students to ask their own questions can be game changing in the classroom . This one shift can help our students become better thinkers and problem-solvers. In this session, you will learn a powerful technique for helping students become better questioners, metacognitive learners and become more engaged in their own learning.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1054

1:00pm

Ctrl Alt Assess! Alternative Assessments for Every Student
Are your assessments stale?  Do your Special Ed students need something that will help them feel more successful than struggling through writing yet another essay? This session is designed to outline alternative assessments that can can be individualized in new and exciting ways.  

Session Resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 953

1:00pm

Virtual Reality in the Classroom - Experience the Learning! - Part 2
Interested in integrating virtual reality into your teaching? Using your smartphone* and Google Cardboard, Google Expeditions allows you to take your students on learning journeys like never before. Come discover how you can create opportunities for students to experience your course content by traveling anywhere on Earth (and even beyond) in order to increase comprehension and engagement. Session resources
* A smart phone is required to fully experience this session
Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to:
- become familiar with the concept of virtual reality (VR);
- reflect on the added value of virtual reality in their teaching practices;
- explore activities and applications that could be used in the classroom;
- share ideas related to the pedagogical integration of VR.

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 903

1:00pm

Visualize Data and Information with Google Spreadsheets
Students need to know how to manipulate data in order to support thinking and decision-making. Students will love to see how their data can become colorful charts and graphs in a few clicks, as well as how to incorporate dynamic linking for interactivity with the information. Come and learn how to use data in different ways to show results, encapsulate data breakdown, and visualize results quickly. Ways to breakdown state testing data will also be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 955

1:00pm

Project Based Students
Anyone who has dabbled in PBL knows that the addition of managing a project, on top of managing content, learning, behavior, and assessment can be a daunting task. In truth, this is one of the main reasons that teachers abandon the potential of Project Based Learning. This session will focus on tools and processes to execute Toyota’s Kanban method of project management to put the management of PBL on to the students/groups to free up teachers to do the important work of facilitating, assessing, encouraging and connecting.

During this session we will:

Discuss some cultural components to PBL and share tips on leading as a teacher.
Add Kanbanchi App to our Google Drive.
Be assigned groups and launch a project.
Work with group to practice Kanbanchi app.
Finish with Detailed walkthrough of app and app features. 


bit.ly/pbstudents 

Speakers
avatar for Sergio Villegas

Sergio Villegas

Ed Tech Coordinator, EdTechTeam
I have been working in education for 7 years during which I was classically trained as a high school science teacher in the Napa Valley. I currently work for EdTechTeam, a company dedicated to promoting innovative instruction and technology. My current position is to support the EdTech side of our districts PBL and BYOD initiative. I am also an Instructor for Touro Universities in their Master in Educational Technology program as well as help... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1003

2:15pm

Designing a Better Student Experience
In this session, we will discuss the important components and mindsets of Design Thinking and how they can be applied to enhance the student experience in our schools. We will examine how at East Leyden we have used this process to redesign learning spaces, restructure lessons, and how we currently are designing a school within a school with this process!

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1051

2:15pm

Sketchnoting 101
Learn how you and your students can take visual notes in class, at meetings and during conferences on the iPad. Sylvia will demonstrate how to get started with sketchnoting using the ProCreate app. She will share many tips and tricks that she learned during her journey from non-artist to drawing fanatic. Come find out how easy it is to create sketchnotes: no drawing experience necessary! (Bring a stylus too, if you have one. My favourite is the Musemee Notier Prime). Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 907

2:15pm

Getting Started with Twitter
Learn why all teachers need to be on Twitter, the best possible PLN for all educators. We will get your started with your own professional Twitter account in this session.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

Teacher/TOSA, Irvine Unified School District
Stacy teaches 7th and 8th grade history and is a Technology Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) for the district. Stacy provides EdTech training and support for new teachers going through the Induction (BTSA) program as well as their support providers. At her school site, Stacy piloted a 1:1 blended learning environment using Chromebooks in the classroom and she created and currently advises the Student Tech Team. In 2015, she was honored by her... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1056

2:15pm

Drive 101
In this overview session, you will dig into Drive and build a solid foundation of Googly skills.

We will focus on three parts:

1. Creating Documents
2. Organizing and Search
3. Sharing with Others.

Here is an outline of some basics 

Speakers
avatar for Sergio Villegas

Sergio Villegas

Ed Tech Coordinator, EdTechTeam
I have been working in education for 7 years during which I was classically trained as a high school science teacher in the Napa Valley. I currently work for EdTechTeam, a company dedicated to promoting innovative instruction and technology. My current position is to support the EdTech side of our districts PBL and BYOD initiative. I am also an Instructor for Touro Universities in their Master in Educational Technology program as well as help... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1003

2:15pm

Move over Hollywood with WeVideo
Learn how to create professional quality videos with WeVideo on a Chromebook. If you wish to shoot videos and import them into your WeVideo project, it is recommended that you bring a smartphone, iPod touch, or tablet that has a camera. A headset or earbuds with a mic is also recommended if you want to record audio. This is a hands-on session so you will need a Chromebook to join in the fun!

Session Resource: bit.ly/WeVideoAC 

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1006

2:15pm

A Curricular Approach to Virtual Field Trips
Recently Kea'au Elementary School went on a field trip to a volcano...and they brought the world with them. Over the course of a month schools from around the state of Hawaii and the world participated in a sweeping experience that included Google Hangouts with a volcanologist, a visit from a cultural expert, the researching of a Hawaiian chant and the sharing of Volcano based projects by schools in Hawaii as well as Mexico City. Come learn about the logistics, see videos of the experience , check out the some of the student artifacts and learn how you and your students can host their own global field trip!

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 901

2:15pm

Welcome to the New Google Sites (Repeat)
Create! Collaborate! Share! Learn the power of the NEW Google Sites! In this session, you will learn how to create a Site for your classroom, as a student portfolio and for professional development. You will learn how to use Google Sites as the hub for your paperless classroom, seamlessly share all that you use in Google Drive, Maps and Youtube. Join us as we learn more about and design your own communication hub.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 955

2:15pm

Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard, YouTube 360, Streetview, & Expeditions
Ever wanted to take your students on a field trip to the Great Barrier Reef or step on stage during a ballet performance? Well, now you can - virtually! Virtual Reality transports your students into other worlds using a mobile device and a VR viewer, allowing you to break down the four walls of your classroom and get exploring with your students. Google offers many different ways to experience Virtual Reality. In this workshop, we’ll learn about Google Cardboard, YouTube 360 Videos, Google Street View and Google Expeditions. We’ll transform your classroom and curriculum into an adventure around the world and beyond. In this workshop, we’ll dive into planning and weaving VR lessons into the K-12 classroom. We’ll also explore a variety of devices, equipment, and provide tutorials on the technical setup for Virtual Reality in the classroom. This is an adventure you don’t want to miss.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 951

2:15pm

CCSS ELA: Google Tools in the Common Core
Session Resources: goo.gl/8vXydb

Picture this lesson: Close Reading + Chromebooks + Google Classroom + Google Docs + Google Slides… all in 3rd grade!?!?! Come see how it turned out!

In the Common Core, students have a new relationship with text. In this session, we’ll look at examples of using a variety of tools from the Google Suite to support the major shifts in the K-12 ELA/Literacy standards, including Close Reading and an emphasis on expository text. 

Consider this:

How can Google MyMaps be used with Literature or summarization?
How can Google Docs be used for to reinforce active reading strategies?
How can Google Forms or Drawings be used with lessons on Literary elements?

We'll see examples of all of this, and more!  

We will also look at some resources that support the CCSS ELA Speaking and Listening standards. 

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1005

2:15pm

Becoming the Chef of Your Math Classroom, Part 2
Assessment can leave a gross taste in our mouths, but it doesn't have to. We will take a look at formative and summative assessment as dessert and discuss ways in which we can support student choice, student voice, and avoid grading the same product from all students.

This session is good for all grade levels and content areas!

fishing4tech.com/CYOA
classroomchef.com/TRC 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1004

2:15pm

Google Classroom For Elementary Classrooms (Repeat)
Everyday, my fourth grade students create, revise, and edit assignments and independent projects, provide feedback for me, and communicate with each other using Google Classroom. They can easily view due dates and grades and access resources and templates I share with them or even create their own and post them to a classroom message board. Google Classroom brings school to students, wherever they are and can give them greater control of the pace, place, time, and path of their learning. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to start using Google Classroom in your classroom.

Learning Targets

  • I can identify key features associated with Google Classroom and Google Drive.

  • I can identify ways to integrate Google Drive with classroom instruction.

  • I can create and join a Google Classroom.

  • I can change settings and invite students to a Google Classroom.

  • I can create announcements and questions in a Google Classroom.

  • I can create assignments and reuse posts in a Google Classroom.

  • I can identify ways to integrate Google Classroom with classroom instruction.

Resources: https://goo.gl/jF99Kz

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 952

2:15pm

Seesaw Workshop
In this session you will experiance a variety of apps and activities that play well with Seesaw Digital Learning Journal.  Log into my class and submit assignments just like a student. Walk away with task cards and activities you can use next week. (iPads and chromebooks welcome!) 

Session Objectives:
-Hands on practice using Seesaw to demonstrate visible thinking, showcase learning, and practice digital citizenship. 
-Modify/remix or create your own resouce and task cards to use in the classroom.

**Some foundational knowledge of Seesaw is helpful but not required.  

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1055

2:15pm

Robotics in TK-3rd: Play-Based Learning in a Culture of Inquiry
Come see how you can easily and inexpensively integrate robotics as part of your kindergarten learning activities! Discover the basics of programming with Ozobots. These tiny robots fit in the palm of your hand and are available for approximately $55 each. They can be programmed in two ways: by using paper and coloured markers already available in your classroom, or by using visual coding through Ozoblockly, a block programming online editor. No iPads or special apps required!
Come try our challenges designed to get your students communicating, collaborating and thinking critically! Session Resources
Learning Objectives - Participants will be able to:
- identify which abilities robotics can help students develop
- recognize the importance of sequential reasoning and computational thinking skills
- understand how to introduce robotics and coding to TK-3rd level students
- demonstrate how the Ozobot can be used to teach programming basics
- share ideas on using robotics in early learning programs 

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 903

2:15pm

G-Suite-ing Special Ed (Secondary focus)
Coming from a unique perspective, this session is geared to introduce many tools, techniques and important philosophical shifts that can be used to help meet IEP and 504 accommodations for secondary students.  This session helps teachers adjust the "angle of approach" and to help modify using Google Apps, extensions and apps for grades 7-12. There are several demos and personal anticdotes. 
  • Participants will learn several apps, extensions, and tools to help Special Ed students.
  • Participants will learn shifts in approach and philosophy that will help special education students.
LInk to Resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 953

2:15pm

Passion Projects: Genius Hour and 20% Time!
Magic happens when students take charge of their own learning. Science, design, cooking, service, career exploration, creativity and more. Participants will learn how to tailor passion-based learning to their classrooms. 20 Time works with CP, AP, SPED, and middle and elementary students. My presentation is here.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

Teacher, University HS - Irvine USD
Teacher of British Lit, rhetoric and writing, 2015 UHS Teacher of the Year, CUE Rock Star Faculty, presenter for CUE, Google Certified Educator, UCI Writing Project Fellow and presenter, lapsed lawyer, wife, mother, singer, surfer, knitter, reader, writer, scifi geek and cosplayer - able to fix anything with a flashlight, duct tape and Google.



Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 905-906

2:15pm

Innovation Day: How To Give Class Time Back to Students
Do you want to engage students in self-selected, student-led learning projects that teach kids how to design, make, and share what they have learned with others? Innovation Day gives back class time to students who can choose to spend that time learning about whatever THEY want. It is a self-selected, project day and it is one of the best things I do for my students each year because it gives the reigns of learning back to them. Come hear about how you can do it, too. Innovation Lab not required! Resources for planning and executing your own Innovation Day will be provided. Click here for the presentation slides.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Diaz

Jennifer Diaz

6th Grade Teacher, Stonegate/IUSD
6th Grade Teacher and TAC at Stonegate. Twelve years of experience teaching 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 6th grades. Jennifer has a M.S. Ed in Curriculum and Instruction and a B.S in Child and Adolescent Development. She is a Google Certified Educator Level 2, CUE Innovative Educator, and Stonegate Teacher of the Year 2017. Her educational passions are student-centered, project-based learning and innovative technology. She shares what she does in her... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1001-1002

2:15pm

The Google Infused Classroom
*This session is good for all classrooms, whether you have iPads, Chromebooks or any device.
It's time we stop talking about technology and start focusing on how technology can improve teaching and learning in our classrooms. In this session, we will examine how we can use google tools to make thinking visible, give every student a voice and allow kids to share their work.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Saturday January 28, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1054

3:30pm

Demo Slam

Saturday January 28, 2017 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Theater
 
Sunday, January 29
 

8:30am

Keynote: Chance Favors the Connected School
In the book "Where Good Ideas Come From", Steven Johnson shares the idea that "Chance favors the connected mind." In this keynote we will explore this idea in schools. First we will examine building a culture within a school that allows for teacher and student vulnerability and a culture of risk taking. We will then explore how then teachers and school can connect with others and how these connections can dramatically impact their own ideas!

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Theater

9:45am

Getting Started with Nearpod
Learn about a tool to help you create interactive presentations. Take students on a virtual field trip, quiz students throughout the presentation, have students draw and label a slide, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Kim Patrick

Kim Patrick

History Teacher, Irvine Unified School District


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1056

9:45am

Google Docs for Educators: Core Magic and Inspiring Ideas
This one free tool can revolutionize the way educators and students collaborate. Google Docs is an online office suite that allows you to create, edit, share, and publish documents, including spreadsheets and presentations. Real time collaboration is easy with simultaneous editing, comments (with discussion features), and a sidebar chat. Learn strategies for creating common assessments, sharing best practices, and capturing the conversation - even between meetings. Google Docs can even be used for data collection and analysis. Come learn the newest tips and tricks that educators and students can use right away.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 904

9:45am

Primarily Google: Using Google Apps with Little Learners (Part 1)

Session Resources: goo.gl/Bn2B4C

Even our youngest students can use the fabulous tools offered by Google! In this introductory-level session, get an overview and see examples of Primary students using Google Docs, MyMaps, Forms, Draw, and Google Classroom! I’ll share tips and tricks for managing All-Things-Google with our littlest ones.

The Common Core asks that students use digital tools to generate content. In this session, we will explore ways that students can practice early keyboarding and revise authentic writing by creating Google Documents. Also, we'll discuss Google Forms for classroom votes, "Question of the Day", a Checking for Understanding tool, and more!

We’ll look at Google Slides to deliver content, and also explore ways to have students create individual or collaborative presentations that can be recorded as screencasts!  Also, see how Google Spreadsheets can be used to gather and organize information as well as support elementary Common Core Math standards to have students generate custom graphs and charts using data they have collected themselves. 

Finally, we’ll look at Google Draw to add interactive creativity!

Participants will leave with samples, templates, and resources they can implement with their little learners on Monday!

Part One Session Outcomes:
- Explore a wide variety of samples of K-2 Students using Google Tools.
- Add a pin to a shared Google My Map
- Create a My Map and insert multiple pins and images.
- Create a Google Document and adjust the page settings including orientation and color.
- Insert a table and adjust the line and fill colors
- Explore the various ways to insert and adjust images on a slide.
- Create a Google Form and insert at least three items
- Embed a video and insert images and answer options

Part Two Session Outcomes
- Google Slides
- Google Drawings 

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1005

9:45am

Creative Syllabi with Piktochart
Tired of boring syllabi? Learn how to make an interactive, colorful, and image-filled syllabus with Piktochart!

Speakers
avatar for Christina  Masciel

Christina Masciel

History Teacher, Irvine Unified School District


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 903

9:45am

Inquiry: Maintaining a Sense of Wonder Part 1
As devices become more prevalent and classrooms continue on the 1:1 path, educators have realized that the traditional method of direct instruction is not relevant to today’s learner. Learn how to turn the content from your lectures and lessons into activities that require the students to ask questions and find answers to their curiosities and your learning objectives! We’ll explore case studies, a progression model, assessment, and digital resources that help make inquiry successful.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 951

9:45am

Move over Hollywood with WeVideo
Learn how to create professional quality videos with WeVideo on a Chromebook. If you wish to shoot videos and import them into your WeVideo project, it is recommended that you bring a smartphone, iPod touch, or tablet that has a camera. A headset or earbuds with a mic is also recommended if you want to record audio. This is a hands-on session so you will need a Chromebook to join in the fun!

Session Resource: bit.ly/WeVideoAC

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1006

9:45am

Exploring Design Thinking Part 1
This session will focus on participants understanding of the Design Thinking process and mindset and how it can be used to fuel creative thinking and problem solving. In the session attendees will experience the process through active learning in a rapid prototyping session. Sharing resources and how we have used this process at Leyden High Schools, the conversation will focus on building a foundation so participants can apply the process and mindsets to their own classrooms and schools.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1051

9:45am

Critical Thinking and The Web: Search Strategies for Digital Literacy
With such an abundance of information available it is critical that we develop some norms around searching and information literacy. In this session, we look at the search skills students need to acquire in order to become information literate. From top level search strategies to helpings student learn how to effectively evaluate information - this session is a must for helping our students become digitally literate learners.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1054

9:45am

Using Seesaw for Digital Portfolios and Blogging (Repeat)

Seesaw is a free, web-based, multi-device, digital portfolio and blogging platform that is designed for students from K - 8. Students can upload files, videos, photos, text, URLs and drawings, and then share them with their teacher, classmates and parents, while learning about the importance of digital citizenship. In this session, you will join a Seesaw class as a student, follow yourself as parent, and then create your own class as a teacher to see how easy it is to use. Come and find out why teachers around the world are falling in love with Seesaw! Click here for the presentation.



Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 907

9:45am

Classroom Technology and Structures for Engaging Classrooms
In this workshop, I provide a brief overview of several forms of classroom technology or other useful structures that can be used again and again to maximize student learning and parent involvement. I pull materials from several of my other presentations to highlight everything from class meetings and critique to digital portfolios and Google Drive. I ask participants to take a one-question survey via Google Forms to determine their priorities and spend the remainder of the time discussing the three most popular items and showing participants how to use them. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on systems that have the power to change your practice tomorrow.

Learning Targets:
  • I can identify and explore new classroom technology and structures.

  • I can get started using at least three new pieces of classroom technology or structures.

Resources: https://goo.gl/xu94sM

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 952

9:45am

G-Suite-ing Special Ed (Elementary focus)
SESSION RESOURCES

Coming from a unique perspective, this session is geared to introduce many tools, techniques and important philosophical shifts that can be used to help meet IEP and 504 accommodations for elementary students.  This session helps teachers adjust the "angle of approach" and to help modify using Google Apps, extensions and apps for grades K-6. There are several demos and personal anticdotes. 
  • Participants will learn several apps, extensions, and tools to help elementary special education students.
  • Participants will learn shifts in approach and philosophy that will help special education students.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 953

9:45am

Creating Global Learners using Geo Tools - Part 1
We live and work in a global society, and yet for many students their frame of reference is a very small community or neighborhood. Expand their horizons by including Google’s geo tools and apps so students can grow their understanding of how they fit in the global landscape. By getting kids creating we can better see how they are building skill sets and interpreting content to become global citizens. We will explore a variety of maker activities that involve geo tools, including Google Maps and Google MyMaps. Sample projects will be shared, and there will be time to tinker and create so you can build models and plan future opportunities for your students.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 955

9:45am

A Doc For Every Occasion: Google Lesson Plan Jam Session
I love Google Drive. It’s the highlander of the Google Suite. If there can truly be only one, Drive is it. This session is designed for people who know a bit about google docs, Sharing, creation, But are still pretty new and looking for ideas on how to use them in the classroom. This session will model applications of Google Docs, Presentations, Forms, and Spreadsheets that are easy and executable. 

Resources

Speakers
avatar for Sergio Villegas

Sergio Villegas

Ed Tech Coordinator, EdTechTeam
I have been working in education for 7 years during which I was classically trained as a high school science teacher in the Napa Valley. I currently work for EdTechTeam, a company dedicated to promoting innovative instruction and technology. My current position is to support the EdTech side of our districts PBL and BYOD initiative. I am also an Instructor for Touro Universities in their Master in Educational Technology program as well as help... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1003

9:45am

Beyond the Headlines: Using Google Newspapers to Promote Critical Thinking
Discover a world of information at your fingertips. Google Newspapers is an extension of Google News providing free access to scanned archives of newspapers. Allow your students to:
- compare and contrast current events from a variety of primary sources;
- examine bias and reliability in the news;
- explore historical events over the past 250 years;
- read and write for meaning;
- analyze market trends; and so much more! Real examples and practical applications for all levels and fields of study will be demonstrated, discussed and shared. Google Newspapers is a must for every classroom! Session Resources - Presentation Session Resources - Guide to high count newspapers



Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 905-906

9:45am

BreakoutEDU
In this session, we will play a Breakout game! Breakout is a game where a small group of educators will have 45 minutes to complete a series of challenges, reveal clues, and unlock mysteries in order to win the game. Breakouts can be used to teach core academic subjects including math, science, history, language arts and have embedded problem solving.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1055

9:45am

Building Better Math Activities, Part 1
Have you heard of Desmos, the free online graphing calculator? In this session, we will explore the features of the calculator and how you and your students can use it to dynamically shift the way we experience mathematics. To have the most fun, this session is best for grades 6-12

learn.desmos.com
desmos.com/calculator

Here are the links we explored

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 1004

9:45am

The Moonshot Incubator: Launching a New Era in American Education
EdTechTeam is partnering with The Janus Group to launch a new approach to transforming American education. The Moonshot Incubator leverages hyper-collaborative makerspaces, connections to local and global experts and boosted levels of Student Agency to help our students start building Moonshot Solutions to the greatest challenges of the day. The Incubator also helps students grow their Moonshot ideas into startup companies or a non-profits. By leveraging a unique crowdsource funding model, communities and school districts can now be invested in the success of student ideas. As our students will be pitching their startup ideas to their communities we want to pitch our idea to you. Come to discuss our model and provide feedback and fresh insights into how we can support schools and communities as they start building their own Incubators. We welcome you to join us as partners in this great experiment.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 901

11:00am

Creating Comics with Bitmojis and Google Slides
Discover how much fun it is creating cartoon strips with your own Bitmoji avatar and Google Slides. Imagine the stories your students will tell! Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 907

11:00am

Exploring Design Thinking Part 2
This session will focus on participants understanding of the Design Thinking process and mindset and how it can be used to fuel creative thinking and problem solving. In the session attendees will experience the process through active learning in a rapid prototyping session. Sharing resources and how we have used this process at Leyden High Schools, the conversation will focus on building a foundation so participants can apply the process and mindsets to their own classrooms and schools.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1051

11:00am

Inquiry: Maintaining a Sense of Wonder Part 2
In Part 2, we'll adapt some of the graphic organizers to fit your needs and embark on a inquiry exploration of our own. We'll more closely analyze the case studies of inquiry projects in four classrooms to uncover what steps teachers need to take to support this kind of thinking and learning. By the end of this workshop, you'll have a mirco-unit you can implement with your students on Monday.
 

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 951

11:00am

Raising Digital Citizens and Creating Safe and Efficient Digital Learning Environments
Digital Citizenship and online safety are often the last things schools consider when deploying computers and technology. This information session will provide schools with tools and strategies necessary to deploy safe, efficient and collaborative digital learning spaces. Attendees will also be given access to a research-based resource for deploying a 1:1 computing environment that has proven to increase online safety, reduce instances of cyber bullying and significantly reduce costs associated with lost and damaged devices. 

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 901

11:00am

There's a Form for That! Examples and Ideas for Google Forms
This inspiration session will present a variety of ways teachers are using Google Forms to simplify their workflow and support their pedagogy. Discover how Google Forms are being used to engage students, foster critical thinking, facilitate differentiation, gather feedback, ensure effective follow-up on assessments, and so much more! Examples and practical applications for all levels and fields of study will be demonstrated, discussed and shared. Session Resources
Learning Objectives - Participants will be able to:
- recognize when and where Google Forms can be used to support pedagogy
- create Google Forms to be used as exit tickets, simple classroom activities, and quizzes
- share Google Forms with stakeholders such as students, parents, community groups
- analyze and format Google Form results in Google Sheets

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 905-906

11:00am

Liven up Literacy & Inoculate Against Zombie Learners
Digital literacy is now the new literacy! Learn how to transform the classroom into an inquiry-based and collaborative environment with DOK strategies and digital tools. Walk away with ready-to-use templates that are easily implemented. Let’s create a student-centered classroom where literacy and engagement collide. 

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1006

11:00am

Digital Portfolios: Redefine Assessment with Google Apps for Education
Digtial Portfolios are an important part of every classroom. In this session, learn how to create the right digital portfolio system that can be used to help make student thinking visible.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1054

11:00am

Student-Driven Critique in Any Classroom
Everyday, my fourth grade students share drafts of their work with each other in order to make improvements. I also regularly solicit feedback from them to improve my instruction and schedule. In order to make the exercise positive and productive, we keep three simple rules, follow a strict protocol, and rely on some helpful sentence frames. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to start using critique in your classroom.

Learning Targets

  • I can identify rationale, rules, and sentence frames for implementing critique.

  • I can apply critique rules and sentence frames to improve my own drawing.

  • I can apply critique rules and sentence frames to improve my partners’ drawing.
 
Resources: http://goo.gl/j3tRTR 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 952

11:00am

Primarily Google: Using Google Apps with Little Learners (Part 2)

Session Resources: goo.gl/Bn2B4C

Even our youngest students can use the fabulous tools offered by Google! In this introductory-level session, get an overview and see examples of Primary students using Google Docs, MyMaps, Forms, Draw, and Google Classroom! I’ll share tips and tricks for managing All-Things-Google with our littlest ones.

The Common Core asks that students use digital tools to generate content. In this session, we will explore ways that students can practice early keyboarding and revise authentic writing by creating Google Documents. Also, we'll discuss Google Forms for classroom votes, "Question of the Day", a Checking for Understanding tool, and more!

We’ll look at Google Slides to deliver content, and also explore ways to have students create individual or collaborative presentations that can be recorded as screencasts!  Also, see how Google Spreadsheets can be used to gather and organize information as well as support elementary Common Core Math standards to have students generate custom graphs and charts using data they have collected themselves.

Finally, we’ll look at Google Draw to add interactive creativity!

Participants will leave with samples, templates, and resources they can implement with their little learners on Monday!

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1005

11:00am

Creating Global Learners using Geo Tools - Part 2
This session does deeper into how we can incorporate Google's Geo tools, real-time data, and immersive learning into our teaching and learning. We will explore how to create interactive lesson and inquiry-based units using MyMaps, Maps AND PhotoSpheres, public data sets, and StorySpheres. The goal of this session is to learn how to ask that big picture question and lead learners through global investigations using data, news, and mapping.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 955

11:00am

Master the Master Slide - Elementary
Sometimes we can students to spend more time on the content of the assignment, than changing every possible color option in the Slide presentaions.  Learn how to use Google Slides to guide your young learners in creating using Slides. More than just student presentations, Slides enables collaboration, discussion, digital notebooks and more. See what else is out there and then LEARN how to do it yourself. Session will cover creating your own templates, custom themes and the magic of modifying the Master Slide.

You will be able to...
Experience and practice elementary examples of assignments and acitivies built with slides by adjusting the master. 
Modify or create your own versions in a collaborative setting. 

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1055

11:00am

Innovation Day: How To Give Class Time Back To Students
Do you want to engage students in self-selected, student-led learning projects that teach kids how to design, make, and share what they have learned with others? Innovation Day gives back class time to students who can choose to spend that time learning about whatever THEY want. It is a self-selected, project day and it is one of the best things I do for my students each year because it gives the reigns of learning back to them. Come hear about how you can do it, too. Innovation Lab not required! Resources for planning and executing your own Innovation Day will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Diaz

Jennifer Diaz

6th Grade Teacher, Stonegate/IUSD
6th Grade Teacher and TAC at Stonegate. Twelve years of experience teaching 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 6th grades. Jennifer has a M.S. Ed in Curriculum and Instruction and a B.S in Child and Adolescent Development. She is a Google Certified Educator Level 2, CUE Innovative Educator, and Stonegate Teacher of the Year 2017. Her educational passions are student-centered, project-based learning and innovative technology. She shares what she does in her... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1056

11:00am

Building Better Math Activities, Part 2
Desmos is more than a graphing calculator and we will spend our time creating engaging activities that will prove it. Whether it's a game of mathematical "Guess Who" or an adventure with marble slides, attendees of this session will certainly leave with a tangible resource before time is up. Plus, you'll leave with a database of over 350 user-created activities.

teacher.desmos.com
bit.ly/desmosbank 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 1004

11:00am

Moonshot Thinking in Education: Meaningful, Innovative, and Doable
Over fifty years ago, president John F. Kennedy said. "We choose to go to the moon not because it is easy, but because it is hard." Today, this approach inspires Google's X Lab to focus on radical solutions to huge challenges using breakthrough technologies. More importantly, any educator can take a moonshot in education by focusing on an innovative solution to a meaningful problem using appropriate technology. Using the framework of design thinking, this session provides an opportunity for participants to explore big problems in schools, imagine prototype solutions, and consider how they might test and iterate on their prototypes. This session aims to empower you to create the future you want to see in schools.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 904

11:00am

The G-Suite Spec Ed Treasure Box (Repeat)
Do you ever just like to hear about cool tools? This is the best and brightest tools, apps, extensions and Add-ons available to help Special ed teachers and their students. This session is organized to be a "rapid fire" overview of tools based on possible needs of special ed students. There will be very few demonstrations, but there is time built in to explore on  your own at the end.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 953

1:00pm

Beyond Google Classroom
Did you know Google Classroom plays well with others? Come learn about 6 web applications that work seamlessly with Google Classroom.  It's so much more than passing out digital worksheets. Dive into interactive lessons with Desmos(math related or not!), Collaborate with Padlet, discover the Wonder with hyperdocs, and check out PLIX with ck12.  Participants will have time to play and learn, and will walk away with the resouces to implement these tools into the clasroom and Classroom next week.   

Learning Objectives:
Discover 2-6 tools/apps that work well with Google Classroom platform. 
Create or remix a resource to add to your own Classroom. 

** focus is secondary, but can be modified and adapted for elementary grades.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1055

1:00pm

Digital BreakoutEDU
Come try the digital version of the hit game BreakOutEdu where players use clues to break out of a room. All you need is a device to play and you can play collaboratively or solo. In this session we will play in teams to see who can best work collaboratively to break out! We will also learn how to create our own BreakOutEdu digital games. Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 907

1:00pm

Do you even Google Math bro? (Repeat)
Imagine a math classroom that is entirely paperless, hyper collaborative and super communicative. Imagine no longer! This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how you can use apps like Slides, Docs and Draw to create the next generation math classroom. Did I mention paperless? Oh yeah.

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 901

1:00pm

Google Chrome: Tips and Tricks to Increase Your Productivity (Repeat)
Discover tips and tricks to help you simplify your workflow using Google Chrome – a browser that can help boost your productivity! Learn about extensions and applications of the Google Chrome browser that will save your precious time. Bring along your laptop (most these tips don't apply to the app version of Google Chrome) and come explore how these free extensions and applications can transform the pedagogy of your classroom. Session Resources
Learning Outcomes - 
Participants will be able to:
- recognize when they are signed in to Google Chrome
- understand the benefits of being signed in to Google Chrome
- locate the favorites bar and customize it to suit a variety of pedagogical intentions
- manage browser tabs effectively
- explain the difference between Chrome extensions and applications
- install Chrome extensions and applications and understand how they can be used to support learners

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 905-906

1:00pm

Then & Now: Art, Culture, Literature and Google (Repeat)
Google resources have the potential to overlay history & today. We'll take a look at those and even explore some that signal the future. Explore tools like Google Street View, Google Earth, What Was There, Google Cultural Institute, Google Maps Smarty Pins, Google Expeditions, Google NightWalk, & more. This session is good for teachers who teach literature, art, Social Studies, or work with kids in ways that explore identity & culture.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 951

1:00pm

Learning to Game and Gaming to Learn
Learn how video games can engage and motivate students while providing a context for learning, opportunities for inquiry, and frameworks for collaboration. Learn the theory behind why "hard fun" makes for good games - and good learning. Experience it for yourself during a hands-on mobile gaming segment, and leave the session with inspiring ideas for using commercial off the shelf games with your own students... whatever your grade level or subject area. Most importantly, learn how your students (and their games) can help effect positive social change in the world. 

Link to presentation 

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 904

1:00pm

Starting A Math Fight (Repeat)
Math teachers have a wealth of free resources available to them and a breadth of people who are willing to help. Join us for a session jam-packed with websites and tools that will get students arguing, thinking, and challenging the way that they think about math. In this session, we will explore sites that are good for all grade levels and are sure to change the way you start your math lessons!

classroomchef.com/fight 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1004

1:00pm

Project-Based Learning for Elementary Classrooms, Part 1
Before teaching at a charter school devoted to project-based learning, I spent three years creating and implementing projects with my second and third grade students in a district school. During that time, students published a book on Amazon, produced an activity book to distribute at local businesses, and played an active role in their local school board election -- meeting candidates, registering voters, and knocking on doors. With each project, I used a new framework combining practical aspects of my lived teaching experiences with the theories underlying popular approaches to PBL. This made for projects that fostered deeper learning, provided engagement, and promoted grade-level standards within our unique school context. Please join me for an extended two-hour workshop in which I discuss my system for planning and executing projects in contexts facing various constraints and share resources before coaching participants through a project planning process.

Learning Targets:

  • I can define project-based learning.

  • I can identify parts of a new framework for project-based learning.

  • I can identify how this new framework for project-based learning applies to classroom instruction.

  • I can use a graphic organizer to plan a project idea based on my classroom and school context.

  • I can share my project idea with my partners.

Resources: https://goo.gl/n1OLOD 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 952

1:00pm

Beyond an Audience of One
The Common Core State Standards require all students to produce and publish writing using the Internet. What better way to ensure an authentic audience for your students than to get them blogging? Engage, motivate, and challenge your students to become better writers, and show them how to participate in meaningful and respectful discourse. Take your teaching to a new level and inspire a new generation of writers through blogging.

Session Resource: bit.ly/alicechenblogging 

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1006

1:00pm

Hyperdocs: Digital Lesson Design for Elementary Classrooms
So what's all the Hype about Hyperdocs? goo.gl/KPLWSZ

HyperDocs are innovative digital lessons designed to shift your classroom into a student centered learning environment! With Hyperdoc lessons, students can access instructions, links, tasks, and a variety of activities designed to get kids engaged! Hyperdocs embody the principals of blended learnring and create opportunities for choice, differentiation, exploration, and application of knowledge. 

In this session, we’ll explore several examples of Hyperdocs created with both Google Docs and Google Slides for learners of all ages. Then, we’ll start building! 

We’ll review some tips and tricks for creating engaging Hyperdocs, as well as ideas on packaging visually appealing content. Every participant will leave with a Hyperdoc lesson to share with students immediately!

Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to: 
- Define a Hyperdoc.
- Understand the role of Hyperdocs in blended learning.
- Identify and describe multiple formats Hyperdocs might take.
- Explore a gallery of shared Hyperdocs from the Teachers Give Teachers community.
- Locate resources for creating Hyperdocs of their own.
- Use a template from the Hyperdocs website to create a Hyperdoc.
 

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1005

1:00pm

The Right Question
Empowering students to ask their own questions can be game changing in the classroom . This one shift can help our students become better thinkers and problem-solvers. In this session, you will learn a powerful technique for helping students become better questioners, metacognitive learners and become more engaged in their own learning.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1054

1:00pm

Hyperdocs: Google Doc Lessons for Secondary Classrooms
Have you heard about HyperDocs and wondered what all the hype is about? This session is an introduction to the concept of HyperDocs. HyperDocs are innovative digital lesson designs that will completely shift your classroom to a student centered learning environment. Hyperdocs are for educators who are already using Google Apps, and are ready to take tech integration to a transformational level.
During this session, we will:
Define a HyperDoc,
Explain theory and pedagogy behind digital lesson design,
Provide templates to copy and personalize,
Explore HyperDoc examples and various packaging options,
Discuss blended learning options and models for implementation,
Begin creating HyperDocs which you can use right away with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 955

1:00pm

Empowering our Digital Citizens with Social Media
This session will focus on how understanding the power of social media to build a conversation and crowd-source your school’s story can promote a positive school culture and amplify student voice. We will focus on the use of hashtags, collaborative blogs, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Markey

Jason Markey

Principal, Leyden HS
Jason Markey was named principal at East Leyden High School starting in the 2012-13 school year after previously serving the district both as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher. Jason helped lead a district initiative to move the Leyden School District to 1:1, with every student issued a Google Chromebook. In 2012 Jason became a Google Certified Teacher with the goal of continuing his own growth as a learner first... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 1051

1:00pm

We went Google now what? Strategic Professional Development
There are different approaches to build capacity in every school district. Three methods of strategic deployment will be presented with highlights on resources and approaches. Maximize every moment spent on professional development for a sustainable lasting impact.
  • Attendees will learn recommended approaches for a district-wide G-Suite roll out.
  • Attendess will learn how to avoid potential professional development pitfalls 
Resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 953

2:15pm

Adding Onto Google Drive (Repeat)
By themselves, the suite of GAFE tools are useful. With the Add-Ons, there is no stopping the power of productivity we can harness. At the end of this power-packed session, attendees will be able to use merge tags, pivot tables, and Google Add-Ons to make their life easier. Yeah, you need to come join us.

bit.ly/listofaddons

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 905-906

2:15pm

Classroom and District Uses of Google Hangouts
Google hangouts is one of the innovative yet underused apps in education. Learn the different approaches from administrators to students on how to use this amazing tool. Moreover participants will learn how to use Hangouts and Google Apps to create and archive Professional Development resources.
  • Attendees will learn how to use Google Hangouts
  • Attendees will learn how to apply Hangouts in the classroom and professionally. 
Resources

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Cronk

Jennifer Cronk

Asst. Manager Emerging Technologies, Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
Jennifer Cronk is an Assistant Manager of Emerging Technologies for the Southern Westchester BOCES in New York. She currently oversees and strategically plans the Google Apps transformations of several school districts in Westchester county. Jennifer began her career in 1996 as a computer teacher and passionately pursued the ed tech field for twenty years. Jennifer presents nationally at instructional technology conferences, and workshops on... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 953

2:15pm

Creating Comics with Bitmojis and Google Slides (repeat)
Discover how much fun it is creating cartoon strips with your own Bitmoji avatar and Google Slides. Imagine the stories your students will tell! Click here for the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia Duckworth

Sylvia Duckworth

French Teacher, Google Certified Teacher, Crescent School
Sylvia Duckworth has been teaching for a very long time in Toronto, Canada. Her mantra is “Connect, Collaborate, Create” and she is constantly searching for ways to enable teachers and students to maximize these opportunities. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, Seesaw and WeVideo Ambassador, and an avid sketchnoter. She has just published the book "Sketchnotes for Educators: 100 Inspiring Illustrations for Lifelong Learners."


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 907

2:15pm

Accessible and Useful: Google Search for Educators
Learn to access information, locate timely research, and share resources. Google Books makes the world’s greatest libraries searchable from any computer - and makes it possible to share relevant books with colleagues or students. Google Scholar provides meaningful access to scholarly research over time. Google News aggregates thousands of news sources so important information rises to the top, and Google Alerts helps make sense of the web as it happens. These resources are increasingly accessible - even from within a Google Doc. Come learn the newest tips and tricks that educators and students can use right away.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 904

2:15pm

Google Drawings: Let's Get Graphic!
Session Resources: goo.gl/UPyC7R

Creativity rules the Common Core! 

Let students SHOW what they know! Google Draw is the most underused, and underLOVED Google Tool. Come see how students can CREATE with this amazing resource. 

We’ll look at examples of meaningful learning activities using Google Draw. Then we’ll CREATE resources you can take back and use immediately in your classroom. Graphic Organizers! Infographics! Interactive Maps! Diagrams! Posters! Reflections! Custom Graphics! Ever considered using MEMES for classroom management or assessment? Google Draw can do it all!

Learning Outcomes - Participants will be able to: 
- Create a new Google Drawing and adjust the canvas size.
- Use drawing features including shapes, lines, colors.
- Insert images and explore variety of image options including crop tools and image recoloring.
- Insert text and hyperlinks on to their drawing.
- Explore download and export options.
- Combine all of these tools to create a graphic organizer, photo project, or interative poster for their classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1005

2:15pm

Google Slides: From Shabby to Chic - Intermediate
Do students really know how to create professional presentations? How they package a concept is just as important as the idea itself. Let’s show students how to apply design principles to create beautiful works of art so that they can effectively convey their ideas and prepare them for their careers. This is a hands-on session so come with your laptops or Chromebooks ready to play.

Session Resource: bit.ly/ShabbytoChic

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1006

2:15pm

Creating with Nearpod
Now that you know about Nearpod, start creating with Nearpod! You will be able to find or create your own Nearpod presentations at this session. Learn about some tips and tricks for using Nearpod in your classroom.b

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Yung

Stacy Yung

Teacher/TOSA, Irvine Unified School District
Stacy teaches 7th and 8th grade history and is a Technology Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) for the district. Stacy provides EdTech training and support for new teachers going through the Induction (BTSA) program as well as their support providers. At her school site, Stacy piloted a 1:1 blended learning environment using Chromebooks in the classroom and she created and currently advises the Student Tech Team. In 2015, she was honored by her... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1056

2:15pm

Student Agency: Voice, Choice, and Advocacy (Repeat)
Support students in navigating their own learning with portfolios, goal setting documents, and records of progress using Google Apps for Education. By having ownership over these processes, kids are more equipped to manage their learning and make purposeful strides forward. Student agency is about equipping kids with the tools and scaffolds to name their own next step.

Participants will have access to many Google Doc & Spreadsheet templates they can adapt and use with students.  

Speakers
avatar for Ben Kovacs

Ben Kovacs

Innovation Advocate, Des Plaines Public Schools
Ben Kovacs is an Innovation Advocate in the suburbs of Chicago. After working for ten years as a sixth grade teacher, he now studies digital transformation, flexible learning spaces, and design-based thinking. Cultivating student voice, choice, and advocacy fuels his work. Ben draws inspiration from colleagues and seeks to connect with thoughtful learners worldwide. To learn more about his passion, follow him on Twitter @kovacsteach.



Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 951

2:15pm

Bring your Classroom to Life using Virtual Reality
Student can take field trips, explore different territories, environmental conditions, and even settings from novels - all from the comfort of their classroom - using virtual reality. Come and learn what is virtual reality and how you can bring this into your everyday teaching practices to level up the learning experience for kids. We will be exploring content for all levels and subject matters. Please bring a smart phone and/or tablet.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Integrated Learning Strategist, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as an Innovative Specialist for Forest Hills Public Schools. With over 20 years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In the past few years, Kelly has been found teaching high school English, Yearbook, a bevy of computer classes including Computer Game Design, as well as training teachers and staff on how to shift pedagogical practices by... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 955

2:15pm

Project-Based Learning for Elementary Classrooms, Part 2
Please note: This session is intended for those who already participated in Part 1. 

Before teaching at a charter school devoted to project-based learning, I spent three years creating and implementing projects with my second and third grade students in a district school. During that time, students published a book on Amazon, produced an activity book to distribute at local businesses, and played an active role in their local school board election -- meeting candidates, registering voters, and knocking on doors. With each project, I used a new framework combining practical aspects of my lived teaching experiences with the theories underlying popular approaches to PBL. This made for projects that fostered deeper learning, provided engagement, and promoted grade-level standards within our unique school context. Please join me for an extended two-hour workshop in which I discuss my system for planning and executing projects in contexts facing various constraints and share resources before coaching participants through a project planning process.

Learning Targets:

  • I can define project-based learning.

  • I can identify parts of a new framework for project-based learning.

  • I can identify how this new framework for project-based learning applies to classroom instruction.

  • I can use a graphic organizer to plan a project idea based on my classroom and school context.

  • I can share my project idea with my partners.

Resources: https://goo.gl/n1OLOD 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 952

2:15pm

If Our Walls Could Speak: Augmenting Reality in the Classroom
Imagine living in the magical world of Harry Potter, where in the school hallways are hung with lively, interactive paintings that tell their stories. Augmented reality (AR) allows teachers and students to create layers of digital information that can be viewed through an Android or iOS device. In this workshop we will explore augmented reality resources and discover how to create our own AR elements in order to put this this powerful tool in the hands of students. Session Resources
* Bring your phone or tablet and come discover the many educational possibilities of AR!
Learning Objectives - Participants will be able to:
- become familiar with the concept of augmented reality (AR);
- reflect on the added value of augmented reality in their teaching practices;
- explore activities and applications that could be used in the classroom;
- share ideas related to the pedagogical integration of AR.

Speakers
avatar for Lise Galuga

Lise Galuga

Technopédagogue, galuga.ca
As a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education Certified Trainer and a technopedagogue in support of provincial digital schools initiatives, I demonstrate how the effective use of technology in the classroom can strengthen pedagogy and increase student engagement. An engineer by training, but a teacher by nature, I offer professional development sessions across North America and beyond on the pedagogical integration of new... Read More →



Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 903

2:15pm

A Curricular Approach to Virtual Field Trips
Recently Kea'au Elementary School went on a field trip to a volcano...and they brought the world with them. Over the course of a month schools from around the state of Hawaii and the world participated in a sweeping experience that included Google Hangouts with a volcanologist, a visit from a cultural expert, the researching of a Hawaiian chant and the sharing of Volcano based projects by schools in Hawaii as well as Mexico City. Come learn about the logistics, see videos of the experience , check out the some of the student artifacts and learn how you and your students can host their own global field trip!

Speakers
avatar for Brendan Brennan

Brendan Brennan

Education Architect, The Janus Group
Brendan Brennan is a teacher, researcher and trainer out of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently serving as the Professional Development Architect for the Hawaii’s Future Ready Learning program as well as the co-author of the state wide 1:1 Deployment & Change Guide Book. He is also working on Project Open Glassroom and launching the first generation of Moonshot Incubators during the upcoming school year. In his free time he likes taking long... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 901

2:15pm

Passion Projects: Genius Hour and 20% Time!
Magic happens when students take charge of their own learning. Science, design, cooking, service, career exploration, creativity and more. Participants will learn how to tailor passion-based learning to their classrooms. 20 Time works with CP, AP, SPED, and middle and elementary students. My presentation is here.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

Teacher, University HS - Irvine USD
Teacher of British Lit, rhetoric and writing, 2015 UHS Teacher of the Year, CUE Rock Star Faculty, presenter for CUE, Google Certified Educator, UCI Writing Project Fellow and presenter, lapsed lawyer, wife, mother, singer, surfer, knitter, reader, writer, scifi geek and cosplayer - able to fix anything with a flashlight, duct tape and Google.



Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1003

2:15pm

20 Time for Teachers
We ask our students to learn something new every day, we want them to be curious and lifelong learners. Do we live by those standards? What is your personal 20 time and how are you sharing that learning process with your students. 

Learning Objectives
Explore what your 20 time goals are for 2017. 
Make a plan for showcasing and sharing the learning process.  

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Amanda is a Educational Technology Coach in Saddleback Valley Unified School District. She is a Google Certified Trainer and EdTechTeam Teacher Leader.A Native Texan living in sunny SoCal with her video gaming husband and two ipad addicted kids.


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1055

2:15pm

The Google Infused Classroom
*This session is good for all classrooms, whether you have iPads, Chromebooks or any device.
It's time we stop talking about technology and start focusing on how technology can improve teaching and learning in our classrooms. In this session, we will examine how we can use google tools to make thinking visible, give every student a voice and allow kids to share their work.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is an award-winning educator and speaker based in San Diego, CA. She is both a National Board Certified Teacher and Google Certified Innovator. A long time teacher and administrator, Holly consults globally with schools to help them successfully and purposefully innovate instruction through the use of learning theory, technology integration and design thinking strategies. Holly holds an MA in Education from Columbia University, New... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 1054

3:30pm

Keynote: Only The Beginning
In a world where preschoolers are texting their parents and already playing with Google Cardboard, how do we best prepare schools to serve students in a rapidly changing future? You are a messenger from the future and an architect of the possible; this session invites you to dream out loud. Learn how to support meaningful school change with courageous leadership, empowered teachers, engaged community, inspiring spaces, robust infrastructure, and (most importantly) a focus on student agency. Anecdotes and examples inspire and empower you to be a change agent, whatever your role in the school. Whatever you're thinking... think bigger. This is only the beginning. 

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday January 29, 2017 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Theater