Google Session #1: Google Tools: An Intro for Educators
Presented by Jerry Swiatek at 10:00 - 10:30am
Maybe you've heard about Google tools, but don't know what all the excitement is about, or maybe you've begun exploring Google tools and want to learn what other great tools Google might have. In this intro to Google tools, Jerry Swiatek will explore various Google tools that would make terrific additions to your digital toolkit. He will include a discussion of Google Drive, as well as various other Google Apps and Extensions that are great for educators. In addition, Jerry will provide a brief explanation of Google Classroom and Google for Education, along with the benefits of each.
Google Session #2: Go Google for Presentations
Presented by Tia Simmons at 11:00 - 11:30am
Have you ever wanted students to collaborate on presentations outside of class, but file sharing and logistics were a problem? Or have you ever wanted to give a presentation, but weren't sure if the computer available had the right software installed? Or perhaps your school just can't afford the presentation software. In this webinar, we will cover a presentation application that easily solves all of these problems - Google Presentations. In this webinar, join Tia Simmons, Tech Tia, as she shows you step-by-step how to build a Google Presentation and introduces you to some of the newer features of Google Presentations. You will also learn how to share and publish your presentations.
Google Session #3: Make Google Forms Work for You
Presented by Jayme Linton at 12:00 - 12:30pm
You're probably familiar with Google Drive and may have used Google applications to create online documents, spreadsheets, or presentations, but have you ever used Google Forms? Google Forms is probably one of the most useful and often underutilized Google tools. In this webinar you will learn how to put Google Forms to work for you! Google Forms can be used for surveys, process checks, formative assessments, contact logs, exit tickets, and much more! Join Jayme Linton as she shows you how to create, use, and share Google Forms. Sample classroom and administrative Forms will be shared. Educators and administrators at all grade levels are encouraged to attend.
Google Session #4: Amazing Digital Projects for All Students with Google Tools
Presented by Matt Bergman at 1:00 - 1:30pm
It has been said that a good picture is worth a thousand words - and students of all ages can use pictures to develop and convey what they know. Google Apps, Extensions, and Add-ons are amazing tools that students of all ages can use to create digital projects that allow them to demonstrate knowledge and express themselves. Join Matt Bergman as he shares how you can combine the power of Google, images, and videos to develop powerful learning experiences for all students. In addition to discussing the tools, Matt will share examples of how they can be used in the classroom.
Google Session #5: 10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need
Presented by Paula Naugle at 2:00 - 2:30pm
With so much information on the Internet, it can be difficult to sift through search results to find just the information you need - unless you know some tricks to narrowing your searches. In this fast-paced, participatory webinar you will learn some Google search tips and tricks that will help you and your students search more effectively and efficiently. Join Paula Naugle a she shares how to be a better online researcher.
Google Session #6: Using Google Docs and More for Differentiated, Collaborative Reading
Presented by Nikki D Robertson at 3:00 - 3:30pm
If your class is like most, your students are reading at different levels. Given these varied levels, finding nonfiction content that all students in a single class can access and comprehend may seem virtually impossible. In addition, creating differentiated reading groups may seem equally unrealistic, since it is extremely difficult for a teacher to work with multiple students or reading groups all at the same time. Join Nikki Robertson as she shares how to make the seemingly impossible… possible. Come discover how you can use Google Docs, Newsela, and a few cool Google extensions to create differentiated, collaborative reading groups that you can easily manage!