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Session 1 [clear filter]
Saturday, August 5


Creating Global Learners with Google My Maps
Helping our students make sense of the world is increasingly important today. We can by bringing Geo literacy & Geo awareness into the classroom curriculum. Come explore and create with the ever evolving Google Maps & My Maps. Learn how our students (and educators too) can import and visualize data right in My Maps as well as style, layer, and measure, add media, and make simple custom maps. We'll also highlight ideas for classroom use and sample Geo literacy projects. 

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Kim Randall

Educational Technology Consultant, Global Educational Technology Consultant
Kim Randall is a global educational technology consultant and the co-author of Bring the World to Your Classroom: Using Google Geo Tools. She leads professional development workshops for schools and districts, centered around effective use and pedagogy of educational technologies... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 8


G-Suite for Math
Learn how Google Suite can enhance mathematics instruction by increasing engagement, efficiency, and accountability. See examples of how math teachers have used G-Suite (Classroom, Forms, Drawings, Sheets, and Docs) to facilitate mathematical discussions, share digital modeling tools, and apply flipped or blended learning techniques. Make other math teachers jealous with your highly engaged students and photocopy free lifestyle.

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Lindsey Blass

Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager, San Francisco Unified School District, CA
Lindsey spreads her love of learning as the Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager for San Francisco Unified School District, reimagining learning through empowering teachers and administrators as designers of flexible learning environments that leverage technology to... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 10


Google Forms for Administrators and their staff
Getting information, sharing information, having data on pertinent information are challenges we all face. Using Google forms and a free (cheap) plug-in can provide a powerful way to collect data and build repositories for basic administrative needs.

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Elizabeth Chaponot

CTO, Carondelet High School

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 7


Google Lit Trips: Reading Our World
With Google Lit Trips students virtually travel alongside many of your favorite characters from stories taught in K-12. We’ll explore what Lit Trips are and where they’re going.

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Jerome Burg

Founder/President, GLT Global ED | Google Lit Trips
I'm the founder of the award winning Google Lit Trips project where students become virtual traveling companions with characters stories commonly taught in K-12 learning environments. I am also a member of Google's "Google Earth Education Experts" (GE3) advisory board. I love talking... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 2


Google Photo…the mobile device easy button
Bring out your inner shutterbug with Google Photo. Come Learn how your photos can be integrated, organized and enhanced with other applications and your lessons.

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Brian Briggs

Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology, Plumas Lake Elementary School District
Brian Briggs is the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology for Plumas Lake Elementary School District. Brian enjoys working with teachers and students teaching, training and learning alongside them with new and exciting topics in Educational Technology. He loves the use... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 5


Stop! Animate & Listen!
Having a tough time with ELL students demonstrating their knowledge of a subject area? Stop motion animation projects can be used across the content areas as ELL students create projects to demonstrate they understand or have mastered the concepts being taught. Creating a stop motion animation is an exciting way to engage all students in collaborative learning. They will need to write, use their math skills, oral skills and people skills (how do you to react when someone accidentally sits on your carefully crafted Erythrocyte (red blood cell) Cut! Take two!

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Martin Cisneros

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Martin Ricardo Cisneros (@TheTechProfe) is an Academic Innovation Specialist, speaker, GeekDad, TechJedi, and SuperMariachi, from Silicon Valley! In his position at the Santa Clara County Office of Education (Innovation.sccoe.org), Martin develops and facilitates professional learning... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 3


Tools for Administrators
Administrators can easily use Google tools to reach teachers and staff, making meetings more meaningful and hands-on. Plenty of cool tools will be shared.

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Lisa DeLapo

Board of Directors, CUE, Inc
Lisa is currently on the board of directors for CUE, and she is East Bay CUE's Past President. Lisa also is a Google Certified Innovator, 2016 Gold Disk recipient, MERIT13 Fellow, and Microsoft Innovative Educator. She currently works as the Innovator in Residence at Krause Center... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 9:15am - 10:30am
Room 1