This session will explain how teachers can transform paper-based assessments into digital assessments, many of which can be auto-graded! This session will explore how to convert Google Docs or Word assessments into Google Forms auto-graded quizzes, plus other tools like TeacherMade.com, Quizizz, and Socrative.
Math formulas and symbols can be difficult to create for some assessments. Equatio is a free tool for teachers to draw virtually any math or science formula or symbol and add them to a Google Form quiz! This session will show teachers how to use Equatio and combine them with a Google Form auto-grading quiz!
SMART Notebook was an excellent piece of software for its time, but now SMART has Lumio: an easier to use and web-based interactive whiteboard tool. Lumio allows teachers to upload old SMART Notebook files, Google Drive files, and even search a large pre-made library. This session will explore Lumio's tools and explain how to bring …
Canva is a powerful graphic design tool that allows users to create slideshows, infographics, videos, websites, and more! This session will dive into the teacher and student experience in Canva. You will learn how to get the free education version of Canva, some general tips and tricks of using the Canva editor, how to share and collaborate, and how to allow students to create in Canva.
FigJam is an online whiteboard space for meetings, activities, and brainstorms. Perfect for classroom discussions, critiques, and presentations. This session will show teachers how to get the free educator version, plus some of the whiteboard tools they can integrate it into their teaching
The biggest change that technology has brought to education is the fact that teachers can add interactivity to every step of the learning process. This session will showcase many technology tools that make direct instruction, reading, videos, images, and worksheets more interactive and engaging.
Many students require different accommodations to learn. Some students are not native English speakers, have trouble reading, or require specific IEP accommodations. Luckily, technology can help bridge the gap to help all students reach their highest potential. This session will explore many different technology tools that help make learning more equitable and accessible.