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Session 1: 10am - 10:30am ET with Jerry Swiatek "Top 10 Free Google Extensions for Classroom Use"
You may be aware of Google Docs and Google Chrome, but are you using them to their fullest potential? Join Jerry Swiatek as he shares his top 10 favorite free Chrome Extensions for classroom use. Jerry will explain what Chrome extensions are, as well as how to find them. He will cover a variety of extensions that make you and your students more productive as you use Chrome and other Google Tools. Discover how to search, research, collaborate, and work smarter with these free extensions.
Session 2: 11am - 11:30am ET with Jayme Linton "Creating Personalized Assessments with Google Forms"
Did you know that Google Forms make it easy for you to design assessments that evolve with your students? In this webinar, join Dr. Jayme Linton as she shows you step-by-step how to use Google Forms to design customized, choose-your-own-adventure-type assessments that adjust depending on the answers that each student selects. Come discover how to easily personalize your assessments and instruction using Google Forms.
Session 3: 12pm - 12:30am ET with Deb Norton "Game-Based Learning with Google"
Who doesn't love to play games to learn? Whether it is high tech, low tech, or somewhere in between, game-based learning can increase student achievement and motivate students to enjoy the learning process. Join Deb Norton as she discusses ways you can use the tools and apps in the G Suite platform to teach content or reward learning through the use of game-based learning. The ideas and tips that she shares in this session can be adapted easily for use in your classroom right away.
Session 4: 1pm - 1:30pm ET with Tanya Avrith "Demonstrate Learning and Make Thinking Visible in a Google Infused Classroom"
Would you like for your students to be able to create artifacts of learning that truly make their thinking visible and amplify their voices? Would you like to take their learning beyond rote worksheets? In this webinar, join Tanya Avrith as she explores some of the top Google tools that can help students create meaningful learning opportunities. In addition to discussing various tools, she will provide practical curricular and pedagogical tips and strategies that are aligned with 21st century literacies. Come discover some great ways your students can use Google tools to demonstrate their learning in meaningful ways for authentic audiences.
Session 5: 2pm - 2:30pm ET with Meredith Martin "Google Slides: Going Beyond a Simple Slide Show"
Google Slides is a staple in many classrooms, but it's rarely used for more than creating a traditional slide show. However, this deceptively simple tool can open many more ways for your students to learn and share what they know. In this webinar, join Meredith Martin as she goes beyond the basics with Google Slides. She will share how you can use Slides to create digital interactives, to make stop-motion animation, and much more! Come discover how you can unlock the full potential of Google Slides.
Session 6: 3pm - 3:30pm ET with Kim Munoz "Using Google Maps for Virtual Journeys"
Have you ever wanted to take your students on a journey without leaving the classroom? Perhaps you need a visual to help your students see the landscape of the places they are reading about in English or social studies. Or maybe you want your science class to take a tour that shows natural elements such as volcanos or deep sea vents. Let Google Maps take you there! In this webinar, Kim Munoz will show how to use the "my maps" feature to create an interactive tour that can include text, video, and images. In addition, she will share some examples of how this can be used in the classroom.
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Topics covered: K12 policy, classroom technology, school systems, personalized learning, equity, and much more.