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Session 4 [clear filter]
Saturday, August 5


Choose Your Own Adventure: Self-Paced Learning With Google Forms
Learn how to use Google Forms as a powerful differentiation tool to take your students on a unique learning journey. We will explore how to create Google Forms that take students on different pathways based on their responses, and then you will be able to dive in and begin creating your very own Choose Your Own Adventure Google Forms lesson!

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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 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 10


Designing virtual place-based projects with Google Mapping Tools
This hands-on session explores ways to use Google mapping tools to create minds-on virtual place-based projects that engage students across the K-12 curricular spectrum.

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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 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 2


Google Creative Tools
Let’s get creative with Google tools! Learn some easy tricks for creating comics, animations, infographics, and more! We’ll even experiment with digital sketchnoting using AutoDraw.

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Genevieve Pacada

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara COE
M.S. Education Media Design & Technology, Google Educator, GTA MTV'14, Sketchnoter, Leading Edge Certifications: Digital Educator, Online and Blended Teacher, and Professional Learning Leader

Saturday August 5, 2017 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 4


Slides, they’re not just for presenting anymore!
Come learn how to use Google Slide more than just for presenting. We will cover topics like Newsletters, Posters, and much more!

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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 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 5


Video in the Classroom - Using YouTube & Screencasting to Share Learning
How can you make YouTube one of the tools in your instructional tool belt? Learn the tips and tricks to develop your own sharable collection of vetted videos. Prefer to make your own? See how to use Screencastify to provide content and instruction, and to have students share their learning too.

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Karen Larson

Lead Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
I joined the Educational Technology Services team at the Santa Clara County Office of Education in 2013. My prior experience includes 15 years of teaching and site administration. During this time I have lived and breathed the integration of technology into my curriculum, and now... Read More →

Saturday August 5, 2017 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 7


Virtual Reality in My Class? Explore & Create
Bring the 360° world to your classroom. Come explore the various ways to use, interact and create 360° content that makes learning come to life for your students. Google has made taking a virtual trip extremely easy to use with Street View, Cardboard, 360° YouTube Video & more. We’ll also discover other apps/resources making 360° content easily accessible. If possible, please bring a smartphone that has the Street View & Cardboard Camera apps installed. 

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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 2:05pm - 3:20pm
Room 8