METC 2012 Bring Your Own Laptop Google Precons

Midwest Education Technology ConferenceMidwest Education Technology Conference
Preconference Workshops February 13, 2012
Half-day workshops 9 to 12 or 1 to 4.
Registration starts Monday!

BYOL Requirements: Laptop with internet connection.

HALF DAY (P.M.) P23 TECH LEVEL:
BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Get Going With Google Earth (BYOL*)
Ken Shelton, Featured Speaker

This workshop will cover everything from the basics of using Google Earth to more advanced pedagogical applications involving teaching, learning, and content creation. The workshop will include creating, manipulating and controlling your own content as well as managing your content on your mobile device. Special BYOL Requirements: Laptop with latest version of Google Earth installed.

HALF DAY (A.M.) P24 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Building a Classroom Website with Google Sites (BYOL*)
Bill Bass, Google Certified Teacher
Would you like to create a free classroom website or online collaborative environment? Without knowing any HTML or other fancy coding language, Google Sites can quickly help you create a website for use with your students and to communicate with parents. All you need is a web browser and Internet connection, and you can design and update your website from anywhere. Bring a few ideas and resources to build yours today!

HALF DAY (A.M.) P25 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
HOTS for Google (BYOL*)

Diana Dell, Google Certified Teacher
Attend this fast-paced session to analyze Google tools through the lens of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy; explore Featured Speaker Kathy Schrock’s Bloomin’ Google interactive portal for each level of thinking; experience Google tools; and brainstorm uses with like-minded educators. Participants will work together to choose the HOT-est Google tool for each level of thinking. You will leave this session declaring that you have the HOTS for Google!

HALF DAY (A.M.) P26 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Go from Good to GREAT: Google for Leaders (BYOL*)

Cindy Lane, Google Certified Teacher
During this three-hour professional development workshop, administrators and district leaders will learn how to design teams to help K-12 educators get the most from innovative technologies. Participants will get hands-on experience with Google’s free products and discover innovative instructional strategies to improve student learning. Leaders will explore resources to share with colleagues and building teams, and then discuss how to apply this new learning to go from Good to Great in every school.

HALF DAY (A.M.) P27 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Use Google Tools & KISS – Keep It Simple, Stupid (BYOL*)
Stephanie Madlinger, Google Certified Teacher
Do you need to simplify your life? Are you feeling stupid in the midst of organizational chaos? Come learn about Google’s hidden treasures for organizing and managing your busy life. Learn to color-code, label and manage your Gmail for more effective communication. Experience the power of keeping an online calendar to access 24/7 by merging your schedule for work, home and play into ONE place. Then explore other hidden Google Tools and widgets that help bring simplicity to your life.

HALF DAY (P.M.) P28 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Google Docs for the Elementary Classroom (BYOL*)

Diana Dell & Stephanie Madlinger, Google Certified Teachers
Come learn how the five free Google Documents can support learning 24/7 in the elementary classroom, by creating, sharing and editing online. Use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment. Create an online form to collect information, chart and graph in a snap. Draw on online chart paper to brainstorm with other classrooms across the country. Open up your classroom to new learning today!

HALF DAY (P.M.) P29 TECH LEVEL: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Google Docs for the Secondary Classroom (BYOL*)

Bill Bass & Cindy Lane, Google Certified Teachers
Come learn how the five free Google Documents can support learning 24/7 in the secondary classroom, by creating, sharing and editing online. Use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment. Create an online form to collect information, chart and graph in a snap. Draw on online chart paper to brainstorm with other classrooms across the country. Open up your classroom to new learning today!

Visit METCconference.org for more information.

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