EdTechTeam Global Summits featuring Google for Education, iPads in Education, Moonshots in Education and Future Ready Schools
Global Summits Featuring Google for Education
EdTechTeam Summits Featuring Google for Education are high intensity two-day events that focus on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, local rockstars, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams. Attendees can include teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning in the region.
Attendees will have access to a variety of informative and hands-on concurrent sessions led by experienced and knowledgeable presenters.
- Deployment & Management of Google Apps
- Google Apps Scripts
- Google Apps for Education Certification
- Chromebooks in Education
- Android and Google Play in Education
- Google Maps and Earth Across The Curriculum
- YouTube for Schools
- Google Glass for Learning
- Google Plus for Personal Learning Networks
- 20% Time for Students and Educators
- Google Docs, Google Sites, Google Calendar, Gmail power tips, and… even more!
The EdTechTeam is an official Google for Education PD Partner!
Global Summits Featuring iPads for Education
EdTechTeam iPad Summits are engaging one or two day events, rich with hands-on learning. Each summit features inspiring keynotes, highlights world-class featured speakers (many of whom are Apple Distinguished Educators), and incorporates engaging breakout sessions focused on authentic integration of the technology with pedagogy. Sessions cover all levels of iPad adoption ranging from small classroom sets to 1:1 rollouts in elementary and secondary classrooms as well as Higher Ed. Events include, a hands-on technical strand for those supporting iPad initiatives, as well as sessions promoting student agency and school administrative components.
Attendees will have access to a variety of informative and hands-on concurrent sessions led by experienced and knowledgeable presenters and Apple Distinguished Educators.
- Google Apps for Education in the iPad Environment
- Visual Storytelling
- Movie/Video Production
- Portable Podcasting
- Designing Visual Thinking
- Creating the Textbook of the Future with iBook Author
- iTunes U – Your School in the Cloud
- iPad Management and Deployment
- Presentation Design and Best Practices with Keynote
- Proficiency with Pages
Future Ready Schools Summits
Future Ready Schools are committed to the ideals of Courageous Leadership, Empowered Teachers, Student Agency, and Inspiring Spaces. They are also committed to providing the resources, devices, and infrastructure necessary to support these important ideals. EdTechTeam Future Ready Summits are for educators and educational leaders that aspire to these ideals as well.
The high-intensity two-day program raises awareness around what is possible today, and what other innovative schools are already implementing. Sessions offer opportunities to explore potential solutions, and the event provides support for the difficult work of fostering the cultural change necessary to make visions into reality in a real world educational institution.
The program includes two keynote presentations, a “Demo Slam” competition (showcasing school innovations), and a closing capstone session – plus one full days of informative breakouts, cutting-edge demonstrations, and hands-on workshops led by experienced and knowledgeable professional developers. Session themes include:
- Courageous Leadership
- Empowered Teachers
- Student Agency
- Inspiring Learning Spaces
- Resources, Devices, and Infrastructure
- Moonshot Thinking and 10X Thinking
- Student Ignite Projects (or 20% Projects)
- Google Apps for Education,
- iOS for Educators
- And much more…
Summit featuring Moonshots in Education: A two-day high-energy conference-style summit with engaging keynote speakers and a diverse offering of sessions. EdTechTeam will work with the host school to select sessions and speakers that align with their learning objectives and instructional technology priorities. Moonshot Summit can include elements from other summit-types. Learn more about our work with Moonshots in Education here.
Host a Summit
Interested in having your school or institution host a Global EdTechTeam Summit featuring Google for Education, iOS or Future Ready Schools? These high-intensity two-day events focus on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education, iOS and Future Ready concepts to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The typical program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, Apple Distinguished Educators, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams. The EdTechTeam works with you, your institution and our world class educators, trainers and administrators to organize a seamless event for educators in your region to learn, share, and collaborate about learning in the digital age.
If you’re interested in having EdTechTeam host a summit at your site or in your region, fill out the online request form below. This form will collect all the information we need to generate a draft proposal for your review.
Sponsor a Summit
EdTechTeam is fortunate to partner with some of the most innovative companies in education. At our summits, you’ll find a variety of sponsors striving to improve education through technology. Some of our summit sponsors include Hapara, Max Cases, Peardeck, Securly, Texthelp, and many more. Contact Chris Craft for more information on sponsorships of any of our summits.