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March 17, 2018 | Starting at 10:00 AM ET

Event Schedule  

Session 1: 10am - 10:30am ET with Matt Bergman "An Intro to Google Drive and Tools"  

Would you like for you, your colleagues, and your students to be able to easily and simultaneously share and collaborate with easy-to-use Web tools? Maybe you've heard about Google tools, but aren't really sure what the entire buzz is about. Join Matt Bergman as he explains what Google Drive is and how it can be used. In addition, he will cover some of the free tools and apps available within Drive and provide a step-by-step overview of how to create and share a Google document. Matt will also briefly cover what it meant by Google Apps for Education, GAFE, and what it means to be a Google School.

Session 2: 11am - 11:30am ET with Monica Burns "Simplify Data Collection and Documentation with Google Forms"  

Have you been looking for the perfect way to document student progress, knowledge, performance, and anecdotals? In this webinar, join Dr. Monica Burns as she shows how to create forms to efficiently keep track of notes, anecdotal evidence, baselines, assessments, and more using one of her favorite free and customizable tools - Google Forms! Whether you're carrying a tablet, using a laptop, or working from a desktop, this data collection tool will revolutionize how you document student achievement. In addition to sharing examples of forms and the types of data you can collect and input, Monica will also explain how to get students to input and provide information as well.

Session 3: 12pm - 12:30am ET with Jerry Swiatek "Simple Google Search Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Frustration"  

When you or your students search for information on the Internet, are you overwhelmed by the number of search results you get? Do you sometimes have to wade through countless irrelevant results looking for the information you need? Join Jerry Swiatek as he shares several simple Google search tips and tricks that can save you time and frustration. He will show you how to narrow your searches so that you and your students can search more effectively and more easily find the information you are looking for. Come discover how to save time with more effective searches.

Session 4: 1pm - 1:30pm ET with Deb Norton "Engage and Motivate Students with Hyperdocs Created in Google Docs"  

Would you like an easy, creative way to engage and motivate your students? Join Deb Norton as she shows how you can create 21st century lessons that incorporate interactive Hyperdocs using Google Docs. Hyperdoc lessons contain links, tasks, media, and exploration that help inspire and motivate students. Deb will show how to create top-notch Hyperdocs that incorporate visually stimulating content, opportunities for applying knowledge, choice of learning activities, and innovative response opportunities.

Session 5: 2pm - 2:30pm ET with Jenna Linskens "Using Google Keep to Support Classroom Learning and Student Organization" 

Would you like a great, free tool that will help keep your students organized and make it easy for you and them to share notes and stay on track with assignments and projects? Join Jenna Linskens as she explores Google's newest tool, Keep, and explains how you or your students can use it to create and share notes, reminders, and to-do lists. She will explain how it can also be used with project-based learning to help students stay organized and plan out the steps for their projects. In addition, Jenna will provide specific examples of how Keep can be integrated with various subjects, and share some fun ways you can add Google Keep to your toolbox and begin including it in your daily instruction.

Session 6: 3pm - 3:30pm ET with Shelly Sanchez-Terrell "Using Google Voice Assistant to Engage Learners in All Subjects"  

Advances in artificial intelligence have transformed how our learners interact with their devices. Now students can enter commands or ask for help simply by talking to their devices, and Google has certainly made this simple! Students can use voice commands to instruct their mobile devices or virtual home assistants to help them with their homework, perform simple calculations, play interactive learning games, participate in a choose-your-own-adventure story, and more! Join Shelly Sanchez Terrell as she explores ways you and your K to 12 learners can use voice commands to help with their learning. She will discuss how to use Google Voice Assistant as a cool way to continue their learning outside the classroom.

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How to Share Documents in Google Drive

Would you like to have access to documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and other digital items that you and your students can share or access from anywhere – for free? Google Drive allows you to do just that!