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Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Intermediate (3-5)

This full-day ELA session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: digital publishing using websites and many forms of collaborative lessons using Google Docs. ELA teachers leave the session with the confidence to use these tools and strategies in the classroom and a library of lesson templates to use in their classrooms immediately. The day ends with assistive technology and ESL strategies to allow for differentiation in lessons and communication in the classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Intermediate (3-5)

This full-day math session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: Google Slides, EquatiO and Mathspace, Google Drawings, and HyperDocs to provide opportunities with drawing, manipulatives, interactive diagrams, and lesson design.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Intermediate (3-5)

This full-day science workshop allows participants to explore G Suite and web-based tools to create engaging science lessons using the NGSS 5E lesson organization. Topics covered include using Google Slides to create visual arguments, collecting and analyzing data on Google Sheets, using Google Docs for science simulations, and learning how Breakout EDU Digital games can be an engaging, inquiry source for science lessons. Additionally, we have built in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Intermediate (3-5)

This full-day workshop allows history teachers a deep-dive with instruction, modeling, and strategies for creating media-rich lessons. We focus on publishing templates with Google Slides including a variety of template samples for use with any age level (e.g newspapers, newsletters, posters, trading cards etc.); discover Google Geo Tools and VR to take virtual field trips; and explore some exciting web-based apps outside of the G Suite of tools to improve student research and creatively demonstrate student learning. Additionally, we have built in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

Learn how to use Google Workspace for Education with diverse learners. From productivity to individualization, we’ll share some of our favorite Google Apps that support learning for special education students. We’ll dive into built-in accessibility features for Chromebooks. Participants will leave with resources to integrate for their special education students.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Career Technical, All, Any

This session is designed to empower teachers with resources and best practices for teaching elements such as adaptability, workplace readiness, communication, and other job skills. We will explore strategies, templates, and the free lesson sets available from Google’s Applied Digital Skills platform. These are pre-built lessons with video instruction focusing on skills like building resumes and budgets, sending emails, and interviewing. Teachers will come away with an abundance of ready-to-use lessons and ideas.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

Create in a snap! Adobe spark is a creative way to communicate just about anything in a few clicks. In this session, we’ll dig into some creative ways teachers and students can show what they know. We’ll highlight several creative platforms that are perfect for online learning and get hands-on with a couple of options you can use tomorrow. Focus tools include Adobe Spark.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

You are going to have students learning in different ways and at different times. While each schedule will be unique to the teacher, we are walking you through the best practices for managing synchronous and asynchronous learning in the classroom.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics, Any

You might find yourself with limited time for live instruction or you might be on the opposite side with hours of time to fill. Either way, you need to create meaningful and interactive lessons to make the most of your live instruction time without staying up until 1 a.m to do it. In this session, we’re taking you through all of the steps needed to create engaging synchronous lessons time after time. Get ready for hands-on support to help you develop lessons that are interactive and supportive for all students. We’re also giving you plug-and-play templates, so you can quickly create lessons for your remote classroom.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we’re going beyond the basics of best practices for remote learning to cover everything you’ll need to deliver high-quality content virtually that is the equivalent to in-person instruction. In this session, we’re breaking down how to effectively manage your classroom or remote classroom, coordinate small group learning, how to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students, lesson pacing, as well as the best tools and resources to use. We’re keeping it simple to avoid adding to the tech overwhelm for you and your students.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

How to streamline distance learning to keep it simple for you, your young students, and their families? In this session, we’re showing you how to do just that! We’ll share plenty of best practices like creating a consistent schedule, pacing suggestions, streamlining communication, and more. We’re also walking you through what an effective distance learning structure should look like for primary learners and we’re giving you age-appropriate tools you can use in your classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

This session will help you gain a deeper understanding of how to use Schoology and apply the skills learned to create an effective virtual teaching and learning environment.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we will explore the best practices for using Canvas for Distance Learning. We’ll showcase how you can best use Google Workspace for Education tools with Canvas as well.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

Create. Read. Publish. Book Creator is one of the easiest ways to get your students creating rich artifacts of learning. Whether it is a book, comic, or poster, it’s never been easier to add images, photos, and audio to show what you know. It’s a simple way to make digital books online – on Chromebooks, PCs, iPads, or tablets.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Chromebooks, All, Any

Learn to make the most of your Chromebook in this fun fast-paced session! The session begins with an overview of the simple built-in features – including customizing your experience, setting up multiple users, and enabling accessibility features that are handy for everyone (like zooming in on parts of the screen while presenting). More intermediate techniques for optimization include productivity extensions, Google Drive apps to extend the productivity of Google Docs, and multi-media web apps; this middle segment is the heart of the session. It’s followed by an exploration of the best Android apps for Chromebooks, including Jamboard.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Come and learn how to use Classroom Dojo with your students and parents. ClassDojo is an educational technology communication app and website. It connects primary school teachers, students, and families through communication features, such as a feed for photos and videos from the school day, and messaging that can be translated into more than 35 languages and has been used in 180 countries.

Google Workspace for Education Tools, Google Certification Bootcamp, All, Classified

This Bootcamp provides classified staff with an overview of how to use Google Workspace for Education within the context of their work. Participants explore best practices with Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs Forms, and Spreadsheets – along with basics in Google Apps such as sharing settings and collaboration. Also included, Chrome and the Chrome Web Store, including apps and extensions for the Chrome Browser that make anyone’s work more accessible and more efficient.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classified, Basics, Classified

Learn the basics of Google Forms, including creating a variety of question types, layout and functionality within Google Forms. You’ll also learn about Google Sheets and how to analyze data with Sheets.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classroom Culture, Beyond Basics, Any

Clear communication and authentic collaboration have never been more important. We’ll dig into best practices, strategies, and tools to better communicate and collaborate in an online environment. We’ll overview a curated shortlist of ideas to address challenges and get hands-on with a couple of strategies/tools you can use for feedback as well. Focus tools will include Google Forms, Google Classroom and other digital assessment tools.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

You want the virtual experience to be as valuable as the face-to-face one, but how do you get students to actually engage and start to build up your classroom community? In this session, we’re giving you the tools, activities, and strategies to connect with your students and continue to build the relationship throughout the year. Learn strategies to help students actually show up, complete work, and participate.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classroom Culture, Beyond Basics, Any

You want the learning experience to be as valuable as the face to face one, but how do you get students to actually engage and start to build up your classroom community? In this session, we’re giving you the tools, activities, and strategies to connect with your students and continue to build the relationship throughout the year. Learn strategies to help students actually show up, complete work, and participate.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

You want the virtual experience to be as valuable as the face-to-face one, but how do you get students to actually engage and start to build up your classroom community? In this session, we’re giving you the tools, activities, and strategies to connect with your primary students and continue to build the relationship throughout the year. Learn strategies to help students your little ones engage and participate in distance learning.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics, Any

You want the virtual experience to be as valuable as the face-to-face one, but how do you get students to actually engage and start to build up your classroom community? In this session, we’re giving you the tools, activities, and strategies to connect with your students and continue to build the relationship throughout the year. Learn strategies to help students actually show up, complete work, and participate.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classroom Culture, All, Any

Checking in with students and maintaining relationships in a remote setting has never been more important. We’ll dig into best practices, strategies, and tools for building and maintaining culture in an online environment. We’ll overview a curated shortlist of ideas to address challenges and get hands-on with a couple of strategies/tools you can use tomorrow. Focus tools include Google Forms, Pear Deck and Google Meet.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Basics, Any

Video is the key to creating and delivering engaging lessons in a blended or remote learning environment. The thought of creating videos might make you nervous, but we’re taking all of the stress, confusion and overwhelm out of it. In this session, we’re walking you through step-by-step on how to create video lessons with easy to use tools and we’re sharing our top strategies and tips for delivering these lessons in your classroom. Leave this session confident and ready to easily create videos that will capture your student’s attention!

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

Creating virtual lessons that actually have your students excited and engaged can be challenging. There are so many tools, techniques, and activities that it can be overwhelming to determine where to even start. In this workshop, we will walk you through step-by-step how to create interactive asynchronous lessons that will actually engage your students. We will also share tips and tools that you can easily use in your lessons to keep track of which students actually respond or if they completed the lesson.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we’ll highlight a number of the top tools for synchronous learning and more importantly, best practices and pro tips to get the most out of them. Whether you want to build community, deliver instruction, or assess on the fly to inform the next steps, we have you covered. One tool we will dedicate significant time to is Peardeck, but we’ll also explore some other free tools.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Lesson Design, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

Ready to save time creating primary lessons that will work for distance learning? In this session, you’re getting hands-on support to create lessons that will actually work for your classroom. Jamboard and Google Drawings are just two tools that will transform your lessons and help you infuse that interaction and engagement young learners need. In this hands-on make and take-style workshop, we’ll create lessons and activities your little learners can use right away.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

You’ve spent time creating engaging lessons, activities, and assignments, but how do you even begin to accurately assess your little learners? In this session, we’re showing you the tools and techniques you’ll need in order to create formative assessments customized for primary learners. We’re helping you cut through the stress and confusion of assessments, so you can relax knowing that you’re tracking student progress in the best way.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics, Any

Creating asynchronous lessons can feel like a puzzle you just can’t solve. You can spend hours creating lessons your students never complete or barely engage with. In this session, we’re walking you through an easy process to design lessons that make the most of asynchronous learning time, are engaging and interactive, as well as what tools to use to ensure you can track student progress and engagement. We’re also giving you a customizable template that you can use time after time to quickly build lessons for asynchronous learning.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

Go beyond the basics and learn how you can create dynamic asynchronous lessons to keep your students engaged week after week. As the school year progresses, it can be difficult to find new ways to refresh your asynchronous lessons to keep them interactive. In this session, we’re walking you through different tools, resources, and ideas you can use now or save in your teacher toolbox to be able to seamlessly refresh your lessons quickly and easily. We’re also diving deeper into lesson pacing and how you can continue to simplify your workflow to help you save time.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we will learn how to use Google Slides to create interactive assignments for students. These will include fillables, drag and drop, and choice activities. These can be assigned quickly and easily using Google Classroom.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

Whether you’re creating synchronous lessons for 30 minutes, 60 minutes, or longer, it’s helpful to see actual examples of what this looks like. In this session, we’re walking you through a few examples of various synchronous lessons, and then we’re helping you build your own to maximize live instruction time. We’re diving deeper into best practices on pacing, transitions, as well as how to use a core selection of tools and resources to help you streamline your workflow, while still delivering high-quality instruction.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics, Any

You might find yourself with limited time for live instruction or you might be on the opposite side with hours of time to fill. Either way, you need to create meaningful and interactive lessons to make the most of your live instruction time without staying up until 1 a.m to do it. In this session, we’re taking you through all of the steps needed to create engaging synchronous lessons time after time. Get ready for hands-on support to help you develop lessons that are interactive and supportive for all students. We’re also giving you plug-and-play templates, so you can quickly create lessons for your remote classroom.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics, Any

In addition to the challenge of creating powerful learning experiences for remote environments, you will need to be able to provide authentic online assessments. What does this look like and how do you even get started? No worries! In this session, we’re starting at the very beginning so you can see exactly what meaningful assessments look like in a remote environment and we’re taking you step-by-step through how to create assessments customized for your students.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

You’ve got the basics down of how to create authentic online assessments? Great! Now in this session, we’re diving deeper into even more ways you can assess your students virtually. Get ready to maximize the tools you learned how to use in the Getting Started session and pick up even more techniques to continue to create accurate assessments for online learners. We’re also showing you how to take preventive steps against online cheating.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

Create in a snap! In this session, we’ll dig into some creative ways teachers and students can show what they know. We’ll highlight several creative platforms that are perfect for online learning and get hands-on with a couple of options you can use tomorrow.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

Creating engaging asynchronous lessons for distance learning is challenging, but then add in primary learners and there are additional challenges. In this session, we’re walking you through a basic set of tools and a template you can use to design asynchronous lessons that are simple and interactive. Simple is key so young learners can complete lessons with little to no help from their parents or guardians. This paired-down workflow will help you save time designing asynchronous lessons that will actually engage your students. Session tools will focus on Google Slides, Google Forms, Screencastify, and Jamboard.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

When young learners have a short attention span, how do you create and deliver live lessons that are actually interactive and engaging? In this hands-on make and take-style workshop, we’ll create lessons and activities you can use with your little learners right away. Prepping synchronous lessons just got easier!

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Recording video lessons is EASY with Screencastify! Come Learn the basics of recording video lessons with this simple FREE extension for Google Chrome. In this session, we’ll look at examples of video lessons created with Screencastify, and then we’ll install the extension. We’ll review best practices for creating video lessons with Google Slides, and then we’ll CREATE a screencast! This extension works in the Google Chrome browser on laptops or Chromebooks. Screencastify does not work with iPads or other mobile devices.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Phonics Lessons, Math Activities, and even Digital Listening Centers? There’s a FORM for that! Google Forms are a great way to get even our youngest students familiar with essential technology basics, including drop down menus, radio buttons, text boxes, check boxes, scroll bars and many more! In this session, we will learn how to create forms, and explore multiple examples of how Forms can be used by Primary students and teachers in the traditional classroom, or during remote or blended instruction. We’ll also explore some ways that images and videos can be used to enhance Google Forms and create lesson packages for your young learners. Google Forms work on multiple platforms and can be effective whether you have a single classroom device, or a device for every student, even if they do not have their own Google login.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Are you wondering how to get your students working together to brainstorm or illustrate ideas? Jamboard is the collaborative whiteboard tool for you! Learn how to post, draw, and create digital sticky notes for manipulatives and other integration ideas. Jamboard’s interactive whiteboard integrates well with Google Classroom and can also be used during Google Meets and It’s easy because it is already part of Google Workspace for Education. Join us and discover everything that Jamboard can bring to your new primary virtual classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session we will explore how to create engaging digital lessons for Google Classroom. You’ll learn how to create HyperDocs, Choice Boards, and interactive Google Slides for digital lessons. We’ll explore best practices for keeping everything organized within Google Classroom, including providing feedback and assessing student learning. Be ready to learn, create and walk away with lessons you can use the next day.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Citizenship, All, Primary (TK-2)

So many of our young students have not had opportunities to explore the world beyond their own schools and neighborhoods. As our youngest scholars become creators and participants in a larger learning community, it’s important that they have an awareness of the world around them! Let’s take a look at how to build geo awareness and global citizenship in our little learners, including in the digital world! In this session, we’ll look at resources and best practices for bringing the foundations of global awareness, global learning, and digital citizenship into our daily lessons. Highlighted tools will include Google MyMaps, Google Hangouts, and Common Sense Education.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Career Technical, All, Any

This session will highlight an actual classroom experience from a teacher in middle school CTE. Showcasing what students can create through videography and digital media. Tools used will be GSuite, Flipgrid, WeVideo, & more. Actual student examples & strategies will be offered.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Literacy, Beyond Basics, Primary (TK-2)

This session will be an overview of the five components of Early Literacy. We define each and then examine tools and best practices for teaching these things remotely. This session will cover Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary Development, and Comprehension.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

EdPuzzle allows you to add interactive questions into videos and track student progress as they work through them. Upload videos from YouTube, or even better, create your own videos and post them on EdPuzzle for effective, asynchronous delivery of content. In this session, we’ll walk through a brief overview on setting up EdPuzzle, best practices for online use (including how to record your own videos on Screencastify), and Q&A.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classified, Basics, Classified

Ready to go Marie Kondo on your inbox? We’re taking you step-by-step through how to manage your inbox, use filters to easily prioritize, stars, and labels. We’re also sharing our top communication tips to keep you from spending hours in your inbox each day. In this session, we will explore how to manage your inbox, use filters, stars, and labels. We will also explore how you can use customized lists across your school to organize email as it comes in.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Intermediate (3-5)

In this session, you will get first-hand experience with a distance learning lesson from an expert teacher. You will experience distance learning as a student and then be able to dissect each aspect of the lesson to learn about best practices for distance learning.

Specialized Topics, ELL

This full-day ELL session provides instruction, modeling, and workshopping time with the following topics: reading, writing, speaking and listening. ELL teachers leave the day with the confidence to use these tools and strategies in the classroom and lesson templates to use in their classrooms immediately. Additionally, assistive technology techniques are demonstrated to encourage further differentiation techniques in the classroom.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, English, Secondary (6-12)

This full-day ELA session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: digital publishing using websites and many forms of collaborative lessons using Google Docs. ELA teachers leave the session with the confidence to use these tools and strategies in the classroom and a library of lesson templates to use in their classrooms immediately. The day ends with assistive technology and ESL strategies to allow for differentiation in lessons and communication in the classroom.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classroom Culture, All, Any

As our world becomes increasingly global, it is more important now than ever to train students to tap into virtual resources in a responsible manner to create their own personal, professional brand, as well as to market their ideas and products. This session will equip you with the tools you need to train students to establish a brand in order to stand apart from the masses and create a strong, online presence.

Specialized Topics, Equity & Inclusion

We offer sessions and workshops specifically designed around diversity, equity. and inclusion. This half-day, full-day, and Custom Summits focus on equity, inclusion, cultural relevance, cultural responsiveness, curriculum design, assessment, and student voice. Please contact us for more information.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Career Technical, Basics, Secondary (6-12)

Using Project-Based Learning to produce authentic experience in CTE education. Learn how students can build skateboards, guitars, robotics, and 3D print to learn the construction process.

Flexible Learning Basics, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Basics

Come to this session with questions you still have about Distance Learning or Challenges that you are facing. We’ll select a few strategies and tools to help you face your challenge. We’ll also talk about your next steps in learning and develop an action plan.

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, Beyond Basics, Any

Come to this session with questions you still have about Distance Learning or Challenges that you are facing. We’ll select a few strategies and tools to help you face your challenge. We’ll also talk about your next steps in learning and develop an action plan.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Seesaw is designed to give even very young students a simple way to SHOW what they know! Seesaw’s intuitive interface makes it perfect for primary learners. Want a way for your students to access online content, scaffold your lessons for all learners, and help your students develop digital citizenship skills while providing a window into their thinking? Seesaw is one tool that does it all. In this session, you will experience both the student and teacher side of this amazing tool! Seesaw works on iOS, Android, as well the Chrome Browser.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Literacy, Beyond Basics, Primary (TK-2)

In this workshop, we’ll explore the components of early literacy through a variety of tools and activities designed with young learners in mind, including Seesaw, Epic Books, Flipgrid, the Google Suite, and more! These activities can be used to support early literacy instruction in traditional classroom instruction, as well as in a remote/online/blended learning model.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Math, Beyond Basics, Primary (TK-2)

In this workshop, we’ll explore the components of learning math through a variety of tools and activities designed with young learners in mind. This session will mostly focus on Seesaw but may include a few bonus tools and tricks too. These activities can be used to support math instruction in traditional classroom instruction, as well as in a remote/online/blended learning model.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

You need virtual lessons that will have the biggest learning impact without spending hours creating. In this session, we’re simplifying the virtual lesson design process for you. We’re taking you through all of the steps needed to create engaging asynchronous and synchronous lessons. We’ll you how to use Choice Boards and HyperDocs to design lessons for your blended classroom that will meet the needs of all students. Did we mention we’re giving you ready-to-go templates you can customize to fit your needs?

Flexible Learning, Blended, Flex, Hybrid, Remote, All, Primary (TK-2)

When young learners have a short attention span, how do you create and deliver live lessons that are actually interactive and engaging? In this hands-on make and take-style workshop, we’ll create lessons and activities you can use with your little learners right away. Prepping synchronous lessons just got easier!

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

In this session, participants will be introduced to Flipgrid, the video discussion tool that supercharges your students’ voices. You participate as a student and then jump in to set up your own grids and discussion topics. We’ll dive into the Disco Library to find topics that we could use in the classroom right away and discuss best practices to amplify learning in Flipgrid.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Chromebooks, Basics, Any

You got a new Chromebook – Yea! But wait, it’s not a laptop and it’s not a tablet…What is this thing? In this session we will look into the amazing things that you can do with your new device as well as how to personalize your experience and some hidden treasures to help you with productivity and workflow.

Google Workspace for Education Tools, Google Certification Bootcamp, Basics, Any

In this session, you will learn to navigate the core tools in Google Workspace for Education and how to communicate, collaborate, and create. We will take a look at the basics and get hands-on experience using both Google Drive and 1-2 of the other core tools. You will learn how to create new, organize, and share your work from Google Drive. Be ready to learn, create, practice, and explore!

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Coaching, Beyond Basics, Any

The Google Certified Coach program provides a curriculum, framework, and resources that equip new and veteran coaches to work 1:1 with educators and drive impactful technology use in their schools. In this session, coaches will be introduced to the Google Certified Coach curriculum, the research-based 5-step coaching model, and the strategy menu. This session perfect for coaches that work 1:1 with educators and who might be interested in pursuing the Google Certified Coach certification.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

Chrome extensions add fun, flair and even functionality to your Chrome browser! Add ons add more functionality to the Drive apps you’re already using. Come experience some necessary, useful, fun, and functional Extensions and Add Ons to help with your distance learning lessons in this session.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Coaching, Beyond Basics, Any

Google Classroom isn’t just for teachers! This platform is a great place to be able to assess and respond to teacher’s needs, provide support, track student and teacher progress, as well as communicate effectively with your teachers. If your teachers and their students are in Google Classroom, using this platform simplifies everything and allows you to easily manage everything in one place.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

This session is designed to take your Google Classroom usage to the next level by showing you how to make it work more efficiently for you. Tips include differentiating assignments, grading with rubrics, organizing through Topics and leveraging the power of Add Ons and Apps that integrate directly into Classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

Google Classroom is a great starting point for your new responsibilities for Distance Learning. Join us in this workshop to get a walkthrough of setting up a class, adding students, posting resources, taking attendance by posing a question, connecting with students, adding assignments, using the Google Meet integration, and tracking student progress. This workshop will get you up to speed with Google Classroom so you are ready to begin connecting with your students.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

Come and learn the more advanced features of Google Docs, Google Drive and Google Slides. Learn about how to use the explore tab, less known features for both apps, add-ons for productivity for teachers and students and walk away with lessons and ideas you can use tomorrow!

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

This session is designed to take your Google Classroom usage to the next level by showing you how to make it work more efficiently for you. Tips include differentiating assignments, grading with rubrics, organizing through Topics and leveraging the power of Add Ons and Apps that integrate directly into Classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

A Google Form is a simple data collection tool…or is it? While it is simple and user-friendly, the possibilities are endless for use in the classroom! We will go over creating questions and sections, quiz mode, setting up a choose-your-own-adventure form, using data validation, and common settings and add-ons to truly get the most out of Forms in your daily work!

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

No Google Forms experience required! Learn the basics of Google Forms, including creating a variety of question types, layout and functionality within Google Forms, and how to view and analyze the data. Hear from a teacher who uses Google Forms regularly in instruction, and have the opportunity to try out different lesson examples using Forms as surveys, assignments, and assessments.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

Assessments are not just about grades; it’s about learning. In this session, we’ll dig into some different ways you can do formative assessment with a focus on Google Forms. We’ll highlight several creative and traditional ways to formatively assess students and get hands-on with a couple of options you can use tomorrow.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

In this session we will learn the ins and outs of Google Meet and how to leverage the tool for distance learning. Learn about the tool and how to use it for synchronous learning activities. This session may cover engagement tools like the whiteboard, breakout rooms, questions, and polls if your school uses the enterprise version.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we will learn the ins and outs of Google Meet and Jamboard and how to leverage them together for distance learning. We’ll share ideas for a few synchronous learning activities for virtual face to face sessions.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Career Technical, Beyond Basics, Any

Learn to use basic functions in Google Sheets for creating graphs and streamlining data analysis. After this session, educators will be able to use functions, formulas, and other tools in spreadsheets and even use formulas to translate text into different languages. You can even teach this same lesson to your students!

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

This session will show you how to set up a site using the new Google Sites. You can create a class site, a personal site, or show your students how to create online portfolios to curate and showcase their work, or even have them use sites for assignments. Come learn about all the great features new sites has to offer to build a beautiful way to share your work and resources!

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

See how our youngest students can CREATE with these fantastic resources.  We’ll explore ways to use Google Slides and Drawings with little learners for writing, creation, and digital interactive fun! We’ll look at the basics formatting text, using shapes and lines, and adding multimedia such as images and video.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

Slides and Jamboard are the perfect tools to capture your student’s attention. We’ll learn about engaging ways to use these tools for interaction in your lessons and with students.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, STEM, Beyond Basics, Any

Google apps offer a powerful selection of tools for science educators and students. In this session, you will learn how to apply these tools to foster deeper learning, collaboration, experimentation, data collection, and work publishing. You will also be introduced to Arduino Science Journal, a free digital science toolbox that allows students to make observations, take photos and collect sensor-based data to record light, sound, and movement anywhere using an iPhone, iPad, Android, and/or Chromebook device.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Even our littlest learners can create and collaborate using Google Workspace for Education. In this introductory-level session, we’ll get an overview and see examples of primary-aged students creating and learning with Google Workspace tools. We’ll also explore tips and tricks for managing All-Things-Google with our littlest ones. Let’s empower our youngest scholars! Tools covered will include Google Meet, Classroom, Forms, Jamboard, Docs, and Slides. Participants will leave ideas and templates to use immediately!

Google Workspace for Education Tools, Google Certification Bootcamp, Basics, Any

Explore the core areas of Google Workspace for Education to increase professional learning and leadership; efficiency in the classroom; and student learning and creativity. We’ll explore several tools in Google’s Level 1 curriculum, all of which are taught within the context of meaningful use with students and teachers. Segments include the Chrome browser, search techniques, and Google Classroom… as well as Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Spreadsheets, Forms, Calendar, Sites, and Groups. Gmail, Hangouts, and YouTube are also included. In addition to the tools, participants are exposed to critical student skill sets necessary for learning in an online environment.

Google Workspace for Education Tools, Google Certification Bootcamp, Beyond Basics, Any

Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 focuses on meaningful and creative ways to integrate the 4Cs in the classroom. Level 2 teaches the advanced features of Google Workspace for Education including HyperDocs using Google Docs, Maps, and MyMaps for geo-instruction and virtual field trips; digital portfolios with Google Sites; and using screencasting techniques for developing learning libraries in YouTube and more. Level 2 is the perfect place for teachers who are ready to try something new and engaging in their classrooms all while preparing them for Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 exam.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Parents, Basics, Any

As a parent or guardian, you’re trying to juggle working from home while simultaneously helping your children with remote learning. In some ways, you have become a Teacher’s aid and this can be overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating at times. We want to help set you up for success with this parent webinar. We will be walking you through step-by-step on how to use Google Workspace for Education, your Chromebook, Schoology, Remind and more. All of these sessions are for beginners, and we’re helping you get set up and feel comfortable navigating these tools to help support your children.

Primary Impactful Technology Use, Parents, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

As a primary teacher, your students’ families become your co-teachers in a virtual classroom. So, it’s important to not only connect with new students but also their families. In this session, we’re giving you creative activities and ideas to build up home buy-in, set expectations, and begin to build relationships. You’re going to leave this session with a plan for how you will communicate, connect and support your students to set them up for success and take all of the mystery, confusion, and overwhelm out of the equation.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Coaching, Beyond Basics, Any

What does coaching look like in a blended learning environment? You need to be able to support your teachers, so we’re showing you how to navigate the dynamics of the blended learning cycle, what your teachers will need, and how to create a consistent coaching structure to transition across all grade levels.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classified, Basics, Classified

In this session, you will learn organizational strategies for your work-life using Google Workspace for Education. We’ll learn about Google Calendar, Google Meet, and Chrome profiles.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Coaching, Beyond Basics, Any

Essential Question: How to support teachers in shifting their pedagogy to align with remote and blended learning? When it comes to remote and blended learning one thing is for certain…teacher pedagogy must shift. Teachers cannot continue to employ the same practices that worked for in-person learning. Now, how do you help those teachers that are reluctant to shift their pedagogy? We’re showing you exactly how to do this in this session. We’re giving you a core set of tools, techniques, and strategies to use to help teachers understand why their pedagogy must shift and then how to make that shift easy and seamless and possible.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, STEM, All, Secondary (6-12)

Information regarding the importance of early exposure to STEM careers and fields of study will be shared. Resources and project examples will also be shared with a focus on engaging and exciting learners.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Secondary (6-12)

Assessments are not just about grades; it’s about learning. In this session, we’ll dig into some different ways you can do formative assessment with tools like Forms, Flipgrid and Peardeck. We’ll highlight several creative and traditional ways to formatively assess students and get hands-on with a couple of options you can use tomorrow.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Any

Are you wondering how to get your students working together? Using manipulatives? Are you wanting to work 1:1 with students and get them to show their work in Math or Science? If so, Jamboard is the collaborative whiteboard tool for you! Jamboard’s interactive whiteboard directly into Google Classroom and can be used for free. Join us and discover everything that Jamboard can bring to your classroom.

Impactful Technology Use, iPad, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

This full-day session is for teachers that are ready for a deeper dive using iPads and Seesaw in the classroom. Stations and blended learning already play a significant role in the K-3 classroom, so let’s use the iPads to create rich student-directed stations using the apps you have already learned about. Focusing on lesson design, creating a teacher resource library, and utilizing the advanced features of Seesaw, this session builds on the knowledge and comfort gained from the sessions listed above and is for the intermediate to the advanced level teacher.

Impactful Technology Use, iPad, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

This full-day ELA session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time using Seesaw to create student portfolios, to send and receive student work, to record students reading and writing, app smashing, (using multiple apps together and then turn in the work through Seesaw). Finally, we’ll build custom activities through the Activity Library. Additional apps used in conjunction with Seesaw may include ChatterPix, Google Slides, Shadow Puppet Edu, PicCollage Edu, etc

Impactful Technology Use, iPad, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

This full-day math session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time using Seesaw to create student portfolios, to send and receive student work, to record students reading and writing, app smashing, (using multiple apps together and then turn in the work through Seesaw). Additional apps used in conjunction with Seesaw may include Google Slides (math manipulatives, simple graphing, patterns) and Math Learning Center Apps.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

Even our youngest students can use the fabulous tools offered by Google! In this full-day workshop, see what your little learners CAN create in the Google Suite. In this hands-on day of learning, we’ll share tips and tricks for managing all-things-Google with our littlest ones. We’ll see examples of primary students creating with the core suite of Google tools, including Docs, Slides, Classroom, and more! We’ll share best practices for logging in and managing devices with young students. Then we will create resources for you to use with your primary learners.

Impactful Technology Use, iPad, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

In this full-day hands-on workshop, PreK-2nd-grade teachers will explore a variety of digital creation tools and activities specifically designed for young learners. We’ll discuss best practices for implementing technology in the primary classroom while considering the unique needs and circumstances of working with very young children, including fine motor development and social-emotional learning. We will explore how online tools and resources can support young learners in Math, ELA, and other content areas. Attendees leave this workshop with templates, tools, and creative activities that can be implemented immediately!

Impactful Technology Use, iPad, Basics, Primary (TK-2)

This full-day science/social science session begins by providing instruction, modeling, and workshop time using Seesaw to create student portfolios, to send and receive student work, to record students reading and writing, app smashing, (using multiple apps together and then turn in the work through Seesaw). The afternoon will include Flipgrid to help explain a concept or topic and publish projects through sharing in a grid. We will finish with an introduction to Google’s My Maps to provide geographic context for people, places, cultures, literature ties.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Other

This full-day workshop allows arts and PE teachers a deep-dive with instruction, modeling, and strategies for creating media-rich lessons that include Google Arts and Culture, Google Slides as much more than a presentation tool, Adobe Spark and Video for student creation and design, YouTube to create playlists and upload screencasts, and finally Google Sites as Digital Portfolios.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

Come and learn how to use Kami in your classroom. Kami is the leading PDF & document annotation app for schools. Improve engagement and interaction in the classroom with Kami as your digital pen and paper.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classroom Culture, All, Any

How do you ensure you are reaching each and every student as well as meeting their needs? Effective communication, tools, and activities are key. So, in this session we’re giving you everything you’ll need to actively engage your students, increase attendance and participation, motivate them, as well as create open forms of communication to assess their needs. We’ll explore live classroom meetings with Google Meet, ways to deliver content to keep learning engaging (EdPuzzle, Screencasting), and ways that students can show what they know using digital tools (Adobe Spark and Flipgrid). This is a fast-paced session that will give you lots of ideas to use with students.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Leadership, Beyond Basics, Any

Explore virtual learning strategies, adult learning styles, and how to best design sessions to meet the needs of colleagues in your training sessions.

Google Workspace for Education Tools, Google Certification Bootcamp, Leadership, All, Leadership

This session explores frameworks that help administrators recognize effective and purposeful technology integration in classrooms. In particular, participants are introduced to the SAMR and 4Cs models while coaching techniques and evaluation methods are also discussed and practiced. You will also learn about some uses of Google Tools such as: Gmail, Calendar, Forms/Spreadsheets, and the basics of Docs. Administrators leave this session with a solid understanding of how to support teachers in an ever-changing world and use Google Tools to increase work efficiency.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Math, Secondary (6-12)

This full-day math session gives math educators confidence in using digital tools while providing students with strategies to make their thinking visible. Teachers are provided instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: digital math on Chromebooks, student engagement with KnowledgeHook, math portfolios, and screencasts to make student thinking and problem-solving visible. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.

Models for Engaging Concurrent Instruction, Concurrent Learning, All, Any
  1. Overview of concurrent instruction and set up options
  2. Equipment, classroom, students, and teaching set up options
  3. Instructional ideas, strategies, and lesson design for concurrent learning
  4. Building in student choice during concurrent learning
  5. Balancing synchronous and asynchronous learning activities
Organization and Routines in Concurrent Instruction, Concurrent Learning, All, Any
  1. Beginning and end of day activities
  2. Ice breakers, community building, SEL check-ins
  3. Organizing student instructional materials for concurrent learning
  4. Handing out, turning in, and assessing student work
  5. Productivity tips and strategies for keeping it all together
Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Classified, Basics, Classified

Come and learn the basics of Google Drive as we explore Google Docs and Google Slides. We’ll share ways you can create, collaborate and share using these apps. We’ll also share some ways to begin organizing Google Drive. No experience necessary but this is a foundational class for any teacher.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, PE/Health, Secondary (6-12)

This full-day PE workshop allows participants an opportunity to explore the use of G Suite and other technologies to enhance their physical education and coaching programs. Topics include using Google Forms to develop online, self-grading exams, creating detailed fitness testing spreadsheets that track improvement, publishing and printing tournament draws, brackets, and tournament promotional posters, using Google Classroom for team communication and feedback, and so much more.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

Pear Deck allows you to turn your regular presentation slide deck into an interactive lesson by adding short answer text, multiples choice, drag, and draw questions directly onto your slides for students to engage in real-time. As the teacher, you can monitor and address student work, feedback, questions, and misconceptions during your online lesson. In this session, we’ll walk through a brief overview on setting up Pear Deck, best practices for online use, and Q&A.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session we will explore how to manage your inbox, use filters, stars and labels. We will also explore at how you can use customized lists across your school to organize email as it comes in.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, STEM, All, Secondary (6-12)

Using CAD software in design for Additive and Subtraction 3D Printing.

Relationship Building in Concurrent Instruction, Concurrent Learning, All, Any
  1. In-class activities & strategies
  2. Synchronous and face-to-face relationship-building activities
  3. Virtual activities & strategies
  4. Asynchronous relationship-building activities & strategies
Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we will examine the research writing process using Google Docs, Keep, Slides, and more! We’ll also use the Explore Tab to make sure you are getting the most out of these apps.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Science, Secondary (6-12)

This full-day science workshop allows participants to explore G Suite and web-based tools to create engaging science lessons using the NGSS 5E lesson organization. Topics covered include using Google Slides to create visual arguments, collecting and analyzing data on Google Sheets, using Google Docs for science simulations, and learning how Breakout EDU Digital games can be an engaging, inquiry source for science lessons. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Any

In this session, learn all about the Chrome extension, Screencastify. Learn how to record lectures, capture your screen for instructional purposes, collaborate with colleagues, and how to further student learning through the use of this vital extension.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Secondary (6-12)

In this session, you will get first-hand experience with a distance learning lesson from an expert teacher. You will experience distance learning as a student and then be able to dissect each aspect of the lesson to learn about best practices for distance learning.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, All, Primary (TK-2)

Seesaw is the one-stop-shop creation, communication, and learning and can be used effectively whether you are in a 1:1, 1:4, or a blended learning environment. You’ll learn to use Seesaw to post assignments, collect learning, and give feedback. Seesaw enables teachers to create, modify, and share activities with colleagues to help students make their thinking visible and create meaningful artifacts of learning.

Specialized Topics, SEL

The need for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is greater than ever in this world full of online communication. We work with you to design a workshop to meet the needs of your teachers and students in learning about the SEL Competencies, learning how to model and teach communication, and ideas for integrating SEL learning into lessons.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Social Studies, Secondary (6-12)

This full-day workshop allows history teachers a deep-dive with instruction, modeling, and strategies for creating media-rich lessons. We focus on publishing templates with Google Slides including a variety of template samples for use with any age level (e.g. newspapers, newsletters, posters, trading cards, etc.); discover Google Geo Tools and VR to take virtual field trips, and explore some exciting web-based apps outside of the G Suite of tools to improve student research and creatively demonstrate student learning. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.

Specialized Topics, Special Education, All, Intermediate (3-5), Primary (TK-2), Secondary (6-12)

This full-day workshop allows participants the opportunity to explore the use of G Suite and other technologies to enhance the educational experience of all their students. We look at how technology can support students through tools that are essential to some but good for all. We also look at different strategies that can be applied to better support your students from an accessibility aspect to functional output. K-2, 3-6, 6-12, and Related Services Workshops available.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, ELL, Intermediate (3-5), Primary (TK-2), Secondary (6-12)

Needs and learning styles differ from student to student. Google Workspace for Education allows for differentiated instruction as well as accessibility features to help all students learn. In this session, you will explore some of the CORE Google Workspace apps like Docs, Slides and Classroom and learn ways that you and your students can use these tools to support learning especially for English Language Learners. We’ll also explore a variety of other tools and strategies for supporting English Language learners in synchronous and asynchronous activities.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, STEM, All, Secondary (6-12)

HTML is the foundational coding language used by web developers, and teachers with no background experience can introduce students to this language across all content areas by using AwesomeTable’s vast array of templates.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Basics, Any

There are a lot of tech tools, tips and resources out there that you can use to deliver lessons virtually. It’s great to have options, but it’s also very overwhelming. So, we’ve pulled together our top 5 tools to use to deliver engaging virtual lessons and we’re walking you through how to use all of them.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session we will explore how Augmented and Virtual reality can add to lesson design. Extend your learning outside the classroom or home walls with using Augmented and Virtual reality.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Lesson Design, Beyond Basics, Any

How can Google Workspace for Education help support math instruction and learning in your classroom? We’ll explore Google apps and how they can support your math specifically. You’ll leave with new ideas and templates that you can implement in your classroom right away.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, Beyond Basics, Any

In this session, we will learn the ins and outs of Zoom and how to leverage the tool for distance learning. We will explore how to utilize full group and breakout rooms, how to use the whiteboard, how to create opportunities for students to interact with each other, and how to use Zoom functions to check in with students.

Impactful Technology Use for Lesson Design, Coaching, Beyond Basics, Any

Looking for a simplified coaching toolkit with tried and true tools and resources? We’re walking you through how to use powerful tools, extensions to save you time and keep you organized, and resources to help you easily adapt and transition to provide support to your teachers in all learning environments.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

In this session, you will learn about all the different ways to take your students on a virtual field trip. We’ll explore the Google Arts and Culture Site, Google Expeditions and Google Earth. You’ll be able to travel the world and outer space with your students without ever leaving your classroom or home.

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

Come to this session to see the variety of ways that you could use YouTube in your distance learning classroom. We’ll show you how to use YouTube in Google Classroom, EdPuzzle, Google Forms and more!

Impactful Technology Use, Google Workspace for Education Tools, All, Any

Come to this session to see the variety of ways that you could use YouTube for learning. We’ll explore ways to find engaging content perfect for your grade level and content area. We’ll also show you how to subscribe to channels, set up your own channel, create playlists and use video in Google Slides and Forms.

Impactful Technology Use, Digital Tools, Basics, Any

In this session, you will learn the basics of how to set up a Zoom meeting for synchronous learning with your students. This session will walk you through getting into your account, setting up a meeting, and how to share this meeting with your students. If there is time, we will share some best practices as to how to use Zoom for learning opportunities.

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