The show’s over but you can still grab a seat and watch from anywhere
(with an internet connection)!

Introducing the theme CREATE, we’re mixing it up to unveil new and ever-evolving content on the most relevant topics and learning principles in the classroom today, including mindfulness, accessibility, creativity and personalized learning. Expect engaging sessions covering everything from Creating with Chromebooks to Creating Real World Problem Solvers and Teacher Leaders.

Register today and join us from the best seat in the house.


Binge-worthy sessions will focus on the whole teacher, not just tech, providing teachers and leaders with new strategies and tips to create connections, opportunities, experiences, student agency and a whole lot more!


Join engaging teacher leaders and edtech experts from around the globe as they unveil creativity in the most relevant topics in the classroom today. Mark your calendar and grab the best seat in the house. You won’t want to miss this. 

What does it mean to Create? 

We are challenging you to think about what you can do to create enthusiasm for learning in the classroom, across the curriculum, and throughout the school year.

Tell us… what does “Create” mean to you? 

 #EdTechTeam #TheVirtualSummit

Schedule and Sessions

Global Summit Sessions will focus on the whole teacher, not just tech, providing you with new strategies and tips to create connections, opportunities, experiences, student agency and a whole lot more!

This global virtual event took place on Saturday, November 17, 2018, around the world. Check out your preferred region for session schedules and register to watch the show on your time!


Welcome and Keynote

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM CST
CREATING Meaningful Experiences
Abbey Futrell

Session 1: Creating with Chromebooks

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM CST
Chromebook Activities That You Can Use on Monday
Meagan Kelly

9:50 AM – 10:10 AM CST
‘Show What You Know Text Sets’ For Effective Performance Assessments
Lisa Highfill

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM CST
Digital Equity with Chromebooks
George Barcenas

Session 2: Creating Real World Problem Solvers

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM CST
Creative Ways to Integrate the Applied Digital Skills Curriculum into Your Classroom!
Natasha Rachell

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM CST
Breakout EDU – Problem Solving with Digital Games
Mark Hammons

11:20 AM – 11:40 AM CST
Smashboard EDU:  Problem-based Learning & the Design-thinking Process Smashed into a Gamified Experience!
Dee Lanier 

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM CST
Turning Students into Problem Finders
Kern Kelley and Students

Session 3: Creating Teacher Leaders

12:05 PM – 12:25 PM CST
Give Your Teaching Some TLC! 
Shelley Emsile

12:25 PM – 12:45 PM CST
Creating Meaningful Community Through Global Connections
Tracy Poelzer

12:45 AM – 1:00 PM CST
Everyone Needs a Coach: Bridging the Digital Use Divide with Coaching 
Heather Dowd and DLP Coaches

Speakers and Presenters

Our team of creators and teachers will share with you the essentials for kicking off 2019 re-energized and ready to create enthusiasm for learning in your classroom. 

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Abbey Futrell
Assistant Superintendent
Amy Burvall
Amy Burvall
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Adriana Lara
Coord. de Innovación Educativo y Maestra de Secundaria
Alfina Jackson
Teacher, Coordinator
Andrew Caffrey
Regional Director, EdTechTeam
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Andy Cooper
Anthony Speranza
ICT Learning & Teaching Leader / Educational Consultant
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Ben Whitaker
Chris Betcher
Director of Learning, EdTechTeam ANZ
Dee Lanier
Program Coordinator, EdTechTeam
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Emma Pass
Educational Technology Consultant
Gabriel Muñoz
George Barcenas
Technology Coordinator
Heather Dowd
Program Coordinator & Dynamic Learning Project Mentor
Kern Kelley
Director of Student Agency, EdTechTeam
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Jackeline Bucio
Coordinadora de Humanidades Digitales y Ciencias Sociales en [email protected]
Jay Atwood
Director of International Education, EdTechTeam
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Jennifer Scott
Maestra de Ingles, Historia y Anuarios
Juan De Luca
Kimberley Hall
Regional Director, EdTechteam ANZ
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Lindsay Wesner
Senior Innovation Coach, CloudEd Solutions
Lisa Highfill
Technology Integration Specialist
Mark Hammons
Director of Global Operations and Data
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Meagan Kelly
High School Math Teacher
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Miroslava Silva
Docente de primaria en Escuela Internacional de Delft, Holanda y líder en latinoamérica de “Google Earth Education Experts”
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Natasha Rachell
Digital Learning Specialist
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Nicole Ponsford
Paty García
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Perla Zamora
Asesor en Integración de Tecnología en el Aula
Phil Carew
Head of Digital Technologies & eLearning
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Rachel Smith
Digital learning co-ordinator
Rich Lambert
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Shelley Emsile
Teacher, Google Certified Trainer
Steve Smith
Social Sciences Teacher
Tracy Poelzer
Teacher, Library Media Specialist, Tech Integrator
Wes Warner
Head of Business Education

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