Track Session 1, 11:00 AM
GAFE - Google Genius: 30 Practical Google Activities for Class TOMORROW
Presenter: Matt Miller
Googlize your classroom immediately! Learn about 30 Google-based activities that can be applied to almost any grade level, content area or specialization right away. Google tools will include the likes of Docs, Slides, Drawings, and Maps. Thorough digital handouts give you everything you need to incorporate these activities in class tomorrow!
Track Session 2, 1:00 PM
GAFE - Going Global with #GAFE
Presenter: Pedro Aparicio
Let’s transform learning and share resources, discuss global connections, collaborate and create interdisciplinary projects. Google provides easy tools to engage students anytime, anywhere, on any device. Some great tools to globally collaborate are Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Sites, and Google+. Learn how to use these tools to engage parents, teachers, students and be part of the magic in authentic learning environments.
Track Session 3, 2:00 PM
GAFE - Exploring Instructional Use of YouTube
Presenter: Lucy Gray
Participants will be able to:
-consider YouTube as a valuable classroom resource
-curate YouTube content through their own YouTube channel
-easily publish content to YouTube
-discover great YouTube channels that support classroom learning and professional development
In this session, we will investigate classroom uses of YouTube videos and tools. YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine, yet many educators discount this video repository as a source of useful educational content. Come discover how to curate content from educational YouTube channels and publish videos to your own channel. Find out about little known features that will allow you to creatively incorporate YouTube into your class!