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Saturday, October 19
 

10:00am

Chrome Ninja Tips and Tricks
Using Google Chrome in the classroom allows staff and students to personalize their web experience.  In this session you will learn how to use the omni box for more than just URL's, organize tabs for efficiency, create shortcuts for more productive searching and install apps and extensions that are useful in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Director of Summits and Digital Learning Specialist, EdTechTeam
Molly Bennett is a Global Digital Learning Specialist, Google Certified Innovator and Google Certified Trainer. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Summits for the EdTechTeam. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences, workshops, and conventions on how to... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

10:00am

Getting Started with Google Apps
Are you beginning to feel the Google love but want to learn more? This session will provide some hand holding to get you started. Come learn in an environment where questions are welcomed. 

Speakers
avatar for Chris Craft

Chris Craft

Google Certified Teacher, EdTechTeam
Dr. Christopher Craft is an award-winning educator and speaker based in South Carolina. Chris has experience as a classroom teacher at a public middle school. He has been recognized both locally and nationally for innovative teaching with technology. He has a B.A. in Spanish, a M... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Computer Lab - LTC Library & Technology Centre

10:00am

Re-design your school technology around the Cloud
Gone Google or thinking about going? That’s just the first step! See how your school could reduce costs while streamlining your technology infrastructure and run effectively in the cloud. We will explore how GAFE can be used to tie into essential cloud managed services such as wifi/networking, web filtering, mobile device management, printing and even cloud based digital signage.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

11:30am

Flipping Your Classroom with YouTube, Forms and Sites
Using YouTube and the Google Apps for Education you can flip your class for anytime, anywhere learning.  YouTube is the ultimate source of educational and engaging videos for every occasion.  Learn how to leverage extensive capabilities of YouTube and video in the classroom. This workshop will share the best places to find pre-vetted YouTube EDU videos for the K-12 classroom. Combine video with Google Forms to survey, personalize and differentiate instruction.  Bring it all together with Google Sites as a place for you to host your flipped classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Director of Summits and Digital Learning Specialist, EdTechTeam
Molly Bennett is a Global Digital Learning Specialist, Google Certified Innovator and Google Certified Trainer. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Summits for the EdTechTeam. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences, workshops, and conventions on how to... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

11:30am

Google Apps Admin Console Best Practices for Schools
Have you configured your Admin Console around the best practices for your school or district?  Peter will provide an overview of the Admin Console, which will include tips on user management, groups, services to have on and sometimes more importantly off.  As well as a guide to the objectionable content filter and why it is so needed in a school setting.  The default console does not come configured for a school environment so find out what settings you really should change by attending this session.

Speakers
avatar for Peter Henrie

Peter Henrie

COO, Amplified IT
COO & Founder - Amplified IT


Saturday October 19, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 196 - US Upper School

1:30pm

Get your ChromeZone on!
In this highly interactive ChromeBook Dojo you will learn the secret art Chrome mastery. As you progress through the belts you will put into combat to defeat inefficiency, frustration and bad browsing habits. Once you’ve found inner ‘Chrome Zen’ your browsing experience will never be the same!

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Computer Lab - LTC Library & Technology Centre

1:30pm

Google Sites for ePortfolios
Google Sites allows users to create websites for free. Come and see how you can use Google Sites for student portfolios at all grades.

Speakers
avatar for Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Director of Summits and Digital Learning Specialist, EdTechTeam
Molly Bennett is a Global Digital Learning Specialist, Google Certified Innovator and Google Certified Trainer. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Summits for the EdTechTeam. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences, workshops, and conventions on how to... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

1:30pm

YouTube in the Classroom
With 100 hrs of content uploaded every minute, YouTube has become an invaluable addition to any classroom. A Google Certified Teacher will inspire you to to safely use YouTube to engage, inspire, and ignite student learning. Jim will share resources for understanding how Youtube works, Chrome extensions that take the fear out of showing videos, and the new tools Youtube has in place for you to use in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Sill

Jim Sill

Teacher, Jim Sill Consulting, Inc.
As a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, I enjoy traveling to new places around the world leading workshops on topics that include Using Video for Social Change, Cinematic Narrative Techniques, Encouraging a Creative Student, Google in the Classroom and much... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

3:00pm

Making Movies with Youtube
Lots of us have uploaded video to Youtube. Now learn how to edit your videos with Youtube's amazing editing features. Video production teacher and Youtube Teacher Studio presenter, Jim Sill, will show you how to produce better videos with your own content right in the browser. Learn to take advantage of the amazing tools hidden in the tool like Creative Commons videos, annotations, closed captioning and much more.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Sill

Jim Sill

Teacher, Jim Sill Consulting, Inc.
As a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, I enjoy traveling to new places around the world leading workshops on topics that include Using Video for Social Change, Cinematic Narrative Techniques, Encouraging a Creative Student, Google in the Classroom and much... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

3:00pm

Roadmap for successful ChromeBook Adoption
Learn how to plan, prep and deploy ChromeBooks with ease in your school. After a general overview of the device selection, we will discuss best practices and lessons learnt for piloting ChromeBooks. We will explore how your ChromeBook rollout will enhance both teaching practices and streamline technology at you school while delivering significant cost savings.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center
 
Sunday, October 20
 

10:00am

10 ways to drive Google Apps adoption at your school
It's one thing to have Google Apps deployed at your school, it's another having everyone using it to its full potential. Learn the top ten best practices to implement at your school to drive Google Apps adoption for both students and administration.  Third Party Services and Applications that should be on ever Google Apps Admin's tool belt

Speakers
avatar for Peter Henrie

Peter Henrie

COO, Amplified IT
COO & Founder - Amplified IT


Sunday October 20, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Computer Lab - LTC Library & Technology Centre

10:00am

Advanced Gmail
Going beyond the basics for a more manageable inbox

Speakers
avatar for Chris Craft

Chris Craft

Google Certified Teacher, EdTechTeam
Dr. Christopher Craft is an award-winning educator and speaker based in South Carolina. Chris has experience as a classroom teacher at a public middle school. He has been recognized both locally and nationally for innovative teaching with technology. He has a B.A. in Spanish, a M... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

10:00am

Making Magnificent Maps
With all the changes happening in Google Maps, it is time to see just how great these changes are. Set up and see how to use new Google Maps for yourself and the students in your classroom.  Learn how to create, collaborate, and publish using Maps Engine Lite and discover how you can engage students using maps across the curriculum. Be inspired to try it yourself with real examples from real teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Sill

Jim Sill

Teacher, Jim Sill Consulting, Inc.
As a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, I enjoy traveling to new places around the world leading workshops on topics that include Using Video for Social Change, Cinematic Narrative Techniques, Encouraging a Creative Student, Google in the Classroom and much... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

11:30am

Advanced Docs
Going beyond the basics for more robust document editing and sharing.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Craft

Chris Craft

Google Certified Teacher, EdTechTeam
Dr. Christopher Craft is an award-winning educator and speaker based in South Carolina. Chris has experience as a classroom teacher at a public middle school. He has been recognized both locally and nationally for innovative teaching with technology. He has a B.A. in Spanish, a M... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

11:30am

Digital Writing with Google Apps and the Web
Digitize the writing process with Google Apps for Education.  In this session we will walk through the entire writing process of pre-writing, drafting, editing, revising and publishing all with Google Apps.  We will also explore other Web 2.0 ways that you can publish digital writing across all grade levels.  Remember, digital writing is not just for english teachers!

Speakers
avatar for Molly Bennett

Molly Bennett

Director of Summits and Digital Learning Specialist, EdTechTeam
Molly Bennett is a Global Digital Learning Specialist, Google Certified Innovator and Google Certified Trainer. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Summits for the EdTechTeam. She presents nationally and internationally at conferences, workshops, and conventions on how to... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

1:30pm

Art Appreciation - Google 101
Discover the amazing features of the Google Art Project. Walk the halls of the world's greatest museums while learning about composition and color combinations. Take a few more steps and discover history and culture. Peel back the layers of hundreds of giga-pixel photos and uncover a wide variety of uses for art in any classroom. The Art Project is a collaboration between Google and 260+ acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries. Using a combination of various Google technologies and expert information provided by museum partners, they have created a unique online art experience. Users can explore a wide range of artworks at brushstroke level detail, take a virtual tour of over 60 museums and even build their own collections to share.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Sill

Jim Sill

Teacher, Jim Sill Consulting, Inc.
As a Google Apps Certified Trainer and Apple Certified Trainer, I enjoy traveling to new places around the world leading workshops on topics that include Using Video for Social Change, Cinematic Narrative Techniques, Encouraging a Creative Student, Google in the Classroom and much... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center

1:30pm

Google Apps planning and deployment best practices
In this quick fire session we will cover 30 tips and tricks to implement Google Apps in meaningful ways across your school to increase efficiency, collaboration and engagement while ensuring best practices are in place for security and compliance. We will discuss everything from service settings, Org units, authentication, e-mail settings to 3rd party integration tools and reporting.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

3:00pm

Google Docs and Research: How To
This session will provide a deep dive into using Google Docs to conduct research. We will explore the Google Docs research tool in depth and talk about project ideas for using this robust tool with students.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Craft

Chris Craft

Google Certified Teacher, EdTechTeam
Dr. Christopher Craft is an award-winning educator and speaker based in South Carolina. Chris has experience as a classroom teacher at a public middle school. He has been recognized both locally and nationally for innovative teaching with technology. He has a B.A. in Spanish, a M... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Parents’ Association Room - LTC Library & Technology Center

3:00pm

What is the next stop on your Google Apps journey? Roundtable Q/A Session
Come and discuss your ideas and questions with other attendees and presenters at this open roundtable Q/A session. Map out your next steps with Google Apps and learn from others.

Speakers
avatar for Peter Henrie

Peter Henrie

COO, Amplified IT
COO & Founder - Amplified IT
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space... Read More →


Sunday October 20, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - LTC Library & Technology Center