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Saturday, October 21
 

8:30am

Stop Saying Paperless - Opening Keynote by Alice Keeler
Google Classroom is not about making your class digital, it's about improving interactions with students. New possibilities arise that allow us to teach differently when we embrace what technology can do. Let's go beyond making our classes paperless and make learning better! 

Speakers
avatar for Alice Keeler

Alice Keeler

alicekeeler.com
Alice Keeler holds a Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology and is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified educator. She is Co-Author of the books 50 Things You Can Do... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Collin/Dallas/Ellis (combined - 1st floor)

9:45am

What's New with Google Classroom?
Google is constantly giving teachers more of what they want and need by updating Google Classroom. Come learn what's new, and some great new tips and tricks to help you make the most of all Google Classroom has to offer.

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Shake Up Learning
Consultant, Region 10 ESC and Shake Up Learning


Saturday October 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Collin (first floor)

9:45am

What's the Hype with HyperDocs?
An introduction to what is a hyperdoc (and importantly what a hyperdoc ISN'T), the pedagogy that is built into hyperdocs (ISTE Standards, SAMR, 5E Model, 4 C's), and practical ways to create & implement hyperdocs (including Google classroom). The best two-slide presentation ever! This session will be an introduction to what exactly is a HyperDoc (and more importantly what a HyperDoc ISN'T), the pedagogy built into the design of a HyperDoc (ISTE Standards, SAMR, 5E Model, 4C's, etc.) and practical ways to create and implement HyperDocs with Google Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Craig Klement

Craig Klement

Ready 1:1 Instructional Coach, GISD
Craig works in a district that just went 1:1 with iPads as the Ready 1:1 Instructional Coach at Garland High School in Garland, Texas. He helps teachers transform the learning in their classrooms by implementing technology effectively. Craig is a Google for Education Certified Tr... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Dallas (first floor)

9:45am

Let's Get Our Google On with Young Learners
The presenter will show how the G-Suite tools can be highly effective in the K-5 classroom and how they help students seamlessly integrate technology into their daily learning. Examples of student projects will be shared with the audience, sort of like ditching that textbook (going paperless) and harnessing the power of Google and its tools with young learners.

Speakers
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Martha Lackey

Teacher, Midlothian ISD
Martha Lackey has been in education for 28 years. She has taught 1st-3rd grade in Midlothian, Texas and Arlington, Texas. She graduated with a B. S. from the University of Texas in Arlington and has earned the Campus Technology Specialist Certification through the Texas Computer... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Ellis (first floor)

9:45am

Beginner Strand - Google Classroom Launchpad
This session will prepare teachers to begin their journey through Google Classroom by introducing the basics of how to build a class, populate them with students, post assignments and announcements, share resources, and communicate with students. It's T-minus and counting!

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Laster

Kathryn Laster

Digital Learning Consultant, Region 10 ESC


Saturday October 21, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Grayson (first floor)

11:00am

Implementing Genius Hour with Google Classroom
Through this presentation, participants will learn how to implement Genius Hour into their classrooms. All stages of the process, from topic choice to presentation, will be assigned through Google Classroom. Other G Suite tools, like Docs, Slides, and Forms will also be used in the process for research and presentations. Google Classroom and the other G Suite tools make the collaboration aspect of Genius Hour easy and fun! By the end of the presentation, participants will have a better understanding of Genius Hour and how to begin in their classrooms.

Speakers
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Sarah Fromhold

Digital Learning Coach, Frisco ISD
Sarah is a Digital Learning Coach in Frisco ISD. She serves two K-5 elementary campuses. Before becoming a Digital Learning Coach, she taught kindergarten for 11 years and 2nd grade for 3 years. She is a Level 1 Google Certified Educator, Apple Certified Teacher, and a Seesaw... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellis (first floor)

11:00am

It's Not Paperless, It's Collaboration
Write collaboration super huge at the top of your lesson plans. Collaboration is an earmark of 21st-century teaching. Beyond the typical group work, what kinds of collaboration activities can you do? Create different kinds of collaboration activities. Will include Google Classroom activities but applicable for non-Google Classroom users also. *This session is not fully tablet friendly, please bring a laptop or Chromebook or a good attitude :)

Speakers
avatar for Alice Keeler

Alice Keeler

alicekeeler.com
Alice Keeler holds a Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology and is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified educator. She is Co-Author of the books 50 Things You Can Do... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Collin (first floor)

11:00am

Beginner Strand - Google Classroom Liftoff
This session will introduce teachers to the workflow of accessing and assessing student work, providing direct and meaningful feedback, archiving and sharing assessment scoring. Sit back and enjoy the ride!

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Laster

Kathryn Laster

Digital Learning Consultant, Region 10 ESC


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Grayson (first floor)

11:00am

Jumping on the Google Bus for Administrators
It seems Google and all the training is focused on the classroom. As an overworked administrator or counselor, how do I use Google to help me keep up with the 21st century classroom. Workshop will focus on five tips to quickly turn tasks, such as documentation RTI and meetings, into time savers to help you complete your job and eliminate the mounds of paperwork you deal with daily.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Deeken

Jim Deeken

Counselor, South Belton Middle School
Jim is beginning his 27th year in education, the last 14 as a school counselor. This is year four of ADG (After Discovering Google). I have spent the last seven years at South Belton Middle School exploring the many ways technology can impact education. I have two college-age stu... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dallas (first floor)

12:00pm

Lunch (Provided onsite by Region 10)
Enjoy lunch provided by Region 10.

Saturday October 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Collin/Dallas/Ellis (combined - 1st floor)

1:15pm

App Smashing with Google Classroom
In this session, participants will learn how other G Suite for Education apps seamless work with Google Classroom to improve productivity, workflow, and enhance its usability. In addition, participants will learn how third party applications like EDpuzzle, Quizziz, and Nearpod use API to allow simple one click integration with Google Classroom. Educators will be able to immediately use these apps in the classroom or for professional development to enhance teaching and learning for student and adult learners.

Speakers
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Mason Mason

Mason is an Education Technology National Instructor at EdTechTeacher, Inc., a Google for Education Partner and an Ed.D. student at Southern Methodist University. He is a Google for Education Certified Educator Level 1 and Level 2 and a Google for Education Certified Trainer. He... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Ellis (first floor)

1:15pm

Classroom without Borders
Google Classroom is an avenue, a channel for distributing ideas. We ask our students to complete work, and we hope it is meaningful to them, or that, at the very least, they learn SOMETHING. But how do we know? How do we measure their success? How do we get them to TURN IT IN?!?! This session will challenge you to use the Google environment to help you build meaningful assignments for your students. Assignments that will challenge their thinking and take their thinking to the next level. See how creating podcasts increases student accountability. Watch the mechanism Google Classroom provides as students turn in their original work. See how screencasts can be more than a YouTuber's plea for fame. Watch as student video goes viral in support of local and national causes. These projects, distributed and submitted through Google Classroom, highlight the success of thinking deeply within well crafted assignments, as we draw attention to critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Google Classroom will become your avenue for holding students accountable within your meaningful assignments.

Speakers
KB

Kelli Bowen

16 Years of Teaching-Librarian, 1st Grade, 4th Grade, ITC; Presenter: District-Wide, IGNITE 2017


Saturday October 21, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Grayson (first floor)

1:15pm

Google #EDUSnaps: Learning Stories that Dig Deep
#EDUsnaps give students an engaging, relevant way to interact with text - whether it’s a novel, a primary resource, a map, a world problem, a work of art, or Geometry proof. Using a Chromebook, iPad, or mobile devices, students take “snaps” and import them into Google Drawings or Slides. Add “stickers,” symbols, animation, and commentary, toss in some peer evaluation, and your students will be analyzing, collaborating, connecting, supporting, inferring, summarizing, and evaluating in exciting ways!

Speakers
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Kelli Justasson

Kelli is the AVID elective and ELA teacher in Burleson ISD. This is her 6th year teaching at the middle school level. In an effort to connect with her students, Kelli has embraced technology in the class.


Saturday October 21, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Dallas (first floor)

1:15pm

Teaching Math with Google Apps
Alice Keeler wrote the book on Teaching Math with Google Apps (literally!). Teaching math in the 21st century is different, it asks students to be critical thinkers, model their math, critique the reasoning of others, and to analyze. Many of the math problems we have traditionally been using have literally become obsolete as a result of modern technology. This is a gift! This session is an introduction to ways we can use Google Apps to make this shift.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Keeler

Alice Keeler

alicekeeler.com
Alice Keeler holds a Masters in Educational Media Design and Technology and is a Google Certified Teacher, New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador, Microsoft Innovative Educator and LEC Admin & Online and Blended certified educator. She is Co-Author of the books 50 Things You Can Do... Read More →


Saturday October 21, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Collin (first floor)

2:30pm

Be Disruptive and Shake Up Learning - Closing Keynote by Kasey Bell

Who’s ready to shake things up? Let’s explore a framework for being disruptive, doing things differently, and empowering students for the future. It’s not all about technology, it’s about the learning. This keynote will include powerful strategies and practical ideas to help educators Shake Up Learning!



Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Shake Up Learning
Consultant, Region 10 ESC and Shake Up Learning


Saturday October 21, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Collin/Dallas/Ellis (combined - 1st floor)