PBL allows students to take charge of their learning in a way that has them solve real problems by offering in-depth, relevant, and creative solutions. This session will discuss how to set up PBL activities, give students the tools they need, and create a product that helps solve a real problem or answer an important question.
This session will explore several tools and resources that teachers and students can use to improve accessibility on Chromebooks. We will look at several built-in Chromebook features and several Chrome extensions that help ESL students, students with dyslexia, and other special needs.
Google has created a robust FREE digital skills curriculum called Google Applied Digital Skills. It includes in-depth and completely prepared lessons and activities that teach students everything from coding to financial skills to Language Arts to study skills. This session will explain how the program works, how teachers can use it in class, and how to assign work to students.
This session will demonstrate several teaching and activity strategies that would otherwise be impossible without Google Classroom and Screencastify! We will look at creating "Flipped" activities, personalized learning opportunities, and ways to showcase student creativity.
Document Cameras can be an invaluable tool to help demonstrate important content for EVERYONE to see! This session won’t focus on a specific device, but we will explain how to make the most of Document Cameras in your teaching!
Canva is an easy to use graphic design tool with thousands of templates! Students can use Canva to make posters, videos, infographics, art, and more! This session will cover the essentials that teachers need to know!
Technology variety and availability is getting to the point where standing at the copier is becoming less and less necessary. This session will showcase several tools and strategies to move away from printed worksheets, notes, newsletters and more!
Pear Deck is a tool that allows teachers to actively engage students during slideshows. Students can respond directly to teachers' questions with text, drawings, or movable pieces - all in the slideshow! This training will look at the free version of Pear Deck
Choice boards let the students take charge of their learning. Incorporating student choice boards ups student engagement, dedication, and comprehension of key concepts. This session will look at several Choice Board templates and ideas to take to your class!
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.
Educational Protocols give teachers templates for teaching anything! Marlena Hebern and Jon Corippo created these “protocols” where students can be taught virtually any topic with the same engaging templates. This session explains what they are and how to use them!