#DigiKeepers: Trapper Keepers Gone Digital

Thursday 11 - 11:50 a.m.

SUZANNE CROWLEY, JENNIFER FISCHER

In the 1980s, Trapper Keepers answered the prayers of the most disorganized students. Organization. Style. Velcro. Trapper Keepers had it all. What if we could harness the excitement of the Trapper Keeper, but digitally? Participants will learn how to use Google Sites to create a DigiKeeper that keeps students digital work organized and gives students a way to express who they are.

Escape the Convention: Digital Breakout Games with Google Sites

Friday 1 - 1:50 p.m.    

SUZANNE CROWLEY, JENNIFER FISCHER

How can we harness the excitement of Escape Rooms and bring it into our classrooms? Participants will learn the basics of digital breakout games and work together to "Escape the Convention." Following the immersive experience, participants will learn the basics of how to use Google Sites to develop a game for use in their own classrooms.

Gearing up with Google Classroom

Thursday 1 - 1:50 p.m.

THOMAS P. JENNINGS, JR.

Eliminate trips to the copier and bringing home stacks of paper! Google Classroom works seamlessly with all of Google's apps for education, allowing students and teachers to manage their digital work. Get started creating a Google Classroom for any grade level, subject, club, sport, or activity.

Google Forms for Formative Assessment

Thursday 10 - 10:50 a.m.

BRIAN J. SIMPSON

Explore how Google Forms can help formatively assess student knowledge, gather data, and speed up feedback! Participants will examine best practices for question types, settings, and layouts by developing professional assessments that integrate seamlessly with Google Classroom!

GSheets Without Numbers

Friday 10 - 10:50 a.m.

CHRIS MCCAFFREY

Take your Google Sheets knowledge to the next level, as we explore the built-in tools and functions that will turn you into a power user! We will look at simple tricks, operators, commands, conditional formatting to automatically bring color and help make sense of data. We will also investigate ways to protect and filter data for others to use, but not mess up!

G-Suite and the Four C's

Thursday 2 - 2:50 p.m.

DEREK J. TRANCHINA

In this session, we'll explore innovative uses for technology in any classroom with an emphasis ondeveloping the Four C's: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.

How to use the Google Suite to support Project Based Learning

Thursday 12 - 12:50 p.m.       

LAURIE M. FLOYD

Project Based Learning (PBL) is exciting to introduce to your students but daunting to plan, organize, and support. No matter your grade level or subject, Google Suite products (Classroom, Sites, Slides, Keep, Docs, Sheets) with and without add-ons and Chrome extensions can support all essential design elements of Gold Standard PBL.

Student Driven Digital Libraries

Thursday 9 - 9:50 a.m.

LAURIE A. DEMURO

Learn how to promote future readiness as students design and implement a student-driven digital library. This digital collection will store demonstration lessons, exemplars, reflections, and assessments made by students for students. Using tools such as Screencasting, YouTube, and Google Slides students will peer-coach their way to learning success.

Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts

Friday 12 - 12:50 p.m.

DANIEL KAUFMANN

Do you find yourself spending too much time in the classroom before or after school? Grab your laptop, Chromebook,or MacBook and join me in this interactive session as we explore 100+ tips, tricks, and shortcuts to use in YouTube,Google Chrome, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, and Slides. Once mastered, these skills will save you time every day.

Travel the World with Google

Friday 11 - 11:50 a.m.

RICK LAPI

Take your students around the world, right from your classroom. This session will focus on a variety of Google tools, such as Google Spheres, My Maps, Google Cardboard, Google Earth and Google Lit Trips to name a few, that will help enhance student activities and increase engagement in all subjects.

YouTub’ing at Beach

Friday 9 - 9:50 a.m.

RICK LAPI

Want to become a better YouTube’r, then this session is for you. Learn how to use YouTube and find effective applications for it in your classroom. Come and explore the numerous tools that can allow you to use YouTube in the classroom more effectively.