"Go Paperless with Tech Tools for Chromebooks & Tablets"
Presented by: Monica Burns at 10:00 - 10:30 am
Whether you are in a one-to-one classroom or have only a handful of devices to share, you can use fantastic tools to manage workflow in your classroom. From sending assignments to your students to collecting work, these totally terrific resources can transform teaching and learning. Join Monica Burns as she shares her favorite tech tools, tips, and suggestions for going paperless with Chromebooks and tablets. She will cover a variety of options for going paperless on multiple devices.
"Tips, Tricks, & Best Practices for Integrating Chromebooks & Other Devices"
Presented by: Matt Bergman at 11:00 - 11:30 am
As our schools become increasingly digital, it is important for teachers to have a basic understanding of how to best manage technology in the classroom - and that is certainly true of Chromebooks. Join Matt Bergman as he shares tips, tricks, and strategies for managing technology. In addition to discussing best practices for using technology in the classroom, Matt will explain the features and basic components of Chromebooks, as well as various shortcuts you can use with them.
"Top 10 Free Google Chrome Apps & Extensions for Classroom Use"
Presented by: Jerry Swiatek at 12:00 - 12:30 pm
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 Apps and Extensions for classroom use. Jerry will explain what Chrome apps and extensions are, as well as how to find them. He will cover a variety of apps and 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 apps and extensions.
"Around the World in Eighty Days: Field Trips on Your Chromebook"
Presented by: Meredith Martin at 1:00 - 1:30 pm
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, 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!
"Screencasting with Chromebooks: Make Thinking Visible & Improve Learning"
Presented by: Jayme Linton at 2:00 - 2:30 pm
Screencasting is a powerful way to use technology to impact teaching and learning. With Chromebooks, teachers and students can easily record screencasts with a single click of a button. With screencasts, teachers can see and hear student thinking, making it easier to assess learning and adjust instruction. In addition, screencasting allows teachers to make their thinking visible for students. Join Dr. Jayme Linton to learn how to use Chromebooks for screencasting and gather ideas for making student and teacher thinking visible in order to improve learning and cultivate thinking skills.
"Help Students Take Ownership, Create, Share, & Reflect with Chromebooks & Chrome Apps"
Presented by: Naomi Harm at 3:00 - 3:30 pm
Join Naomi Harm as she shares how Chrome app smashing allows for students to demonstrate their understanding, reflect on a process, and envision creating a learning artifact that was previously inconceivable. She will discuss how it can help students take ownership of their learning process, develop technology fluency, and identify the best possible means to "show what they know." When there are no limitations to what can be created with the available tools, then there are no limitations to how students can demonstrate their growth as learners.
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