Session 1: 10 - 10:30 am ET with Lyn Hilt "Streamline Student Collaboration and Communication with G Suite"
Using the tools and apps in G Suite makes it easy for students to collaborate, communicate, and co-create in a variety of ways. Join Lyn Hilt as she discusses ways in which students and teachers can use the free productivity suite of Google tools so that they can collaborate from almost anywhere, whether at home or at school. In addition to showing how easy it is to create, share, and edit a document, Lyn will give examples of how students can utilize the features so that you can develop and nurture a collaborative learning environment.
Session 2: 11 - 11:30 am ET with Meredith Martin "Around The World in Eighty Days: Virtual Field Trips with Google Tools"
Field trips can be a fantastic learning experience for students. Unfortunately due to cost, time constraints, distance, and other issues, field trips are not always practical or possible. Thankfully, laptops and Chromebooks make it easy to avoid these restraints with virtual field trips. Join Meri Martin as she shares a collection of sites and tools that will let you and your students experience the world without leaving the classroom. Come discover some incredible learning experiences for a variety of subjects and grade levels!
Session 3: 12 - 12:30 pm ET with Sarah Thomas "Great Ways to Use Google Sites in the Classroom"
The new Google Sites makes it easier than ever to create websites, and there are lots of great reasons for teachers and students to use a website. Join Google Certified Innovator Sarah Thomas as she discusses practical applications for Google Sites in the classroom. Gain ideas for using Sites as a tool for parent communication, as an electronic portfolio, as a way to disseminate information to school staff, and more. Jump in and discover how you can use Sites to save time, improve communication, document learning, and convey information!
Session 4: 1 - 1:30 pm ET with Kimberly Munoz "Go Beyond Simple Data Collection: Amazing Ways to Use Google Forms"
If you are familiar with Google Forms, then you likely know that they are great for collecting data, but did you know that they can be used for so much more? Join Kim Munoz as she shares some of the more advanced features within Forms. She will show how you can use them to make looping study guides for various subjects, how to create interactive stories whose storylines are determined by readers' choices, and how to design self-checking quizzes with the help of a voice recorder. Kim will also explain how to create password protected forms and provide some suggestions for which types of forms this is best suited for. Come discover how you can take your knowledge of forms to the next level!