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Sessions

Below are the recordings of all the sessions from the conference, including sessions that were live and sessions that we pre-recorded. There is not a deadline for watching the videos, as we plan to keep them on this website for the foreseeable future.


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Yes (even) You Can Code with AI!

Don't know Python from Perl? Is HTML all IDK to you? Do you think JavaScript is the handwriting on your Starbucks cup? Even if you have never written a line of code in your life, you can with AI! In this session we will see how to use tools such as Bard and ChatGPT to create code that you can use in Google Docs, Sheets, and Sites for learning games, activities, supports, time-savers, productivity helpers, and more.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.92

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


The Bard's Tale: Google AI in Education

In this session we will explore a wide range of Google tools that are already incorporating generative AI (and previews of tools coming soon) including Bard and Google's AI integrations in Docs, Slides, Sheets, Gmail, Search and more! See how these tools can be used by teachers and students, and discuss the benefits and challenges of AI in education.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Hipster Google - Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

Everyone knows about Google Docs, Gmail, Search, and other common Google tools. But there are also loads of smaller, lesser-known, but powerful tools that can be used for teaching and learning. Learn about 70+ hidden gems such as nGram, Trends, AutoDraw, Chrome Music Lab, Toontastic, Landlines, Reverse Image Search, Instant Search Cards, Semantris, Art Palette, Timelapse, Interview Warmup, GameSnacks, Data GIF Maker and more

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Active Learning with Google Tools

EduProtocols are instructional templates that are designed to engage students in learning through critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity, in any subject or grade level. In this session you will see how engaging these can be for students by trying out several hands-on activities such as Sketch and Tell, Iron Chef, Tier List, Thin Slides, and more.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


5 Lesser Known Google Tools You Should Check Out Today

Love core Google goodies? Want to explore some of Google’s lesser known tools that open wonderful opportunities? Come geek out a bit with at least 5 lesser known and amazing Google tools!

Presenter: Patrick Hausammann

Organization: Clarke County Public Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.71

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Using Desmos Classroom Activities in Math Instruction

In this seminar, I will introduce what a Desmos Activity is. I will also have teachers to experience Desmos Activities that I have borrowed, created, and edited.

Presenter: Chris Schorsten

Organization: Plain Local
Grade Levels: High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.79

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Excellent Extensions for Chrome

Web extensions provide extra features, tools, and options for the Chrome browser. Learn how to find, install, and use extensions from the Chrome Web Store, and then explore over 150 recommendations. Hands-on demonstrations will be done for selected extensions, from tried and true tools to my newest discoveries.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.93

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Generative AI for Educators

Generative AI is absolutely having a moment. Learn how to harness its powers to assist you, and teacher teams, in creating personalized learning experiences for your students.

Presenter: Matthew Mays

Organization: Stark County Educational Service Center
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


From Consumption to Creation…How to Utilize a Variety of Book Apps in Your Learning Space

In this session, we will explore many different ways that technology can facilitate the enjoyment of consuming and creating books in your learning environment.

Presenter: Tricia Louis

Organization: Richland School District, Richland Center, WI
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.67

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Google Sheets for Educators: From Data Noob to Nerd

Google Sheets is easily one of the most powerful tools in the Google Workspace suite of programs. Unfortunately many people can feel intimidated by spreadsheets and all of their features. In this session we will take the mystery out of Google Sheets as we cover topics including view options, freezing rows and columns, sorting data, filtering data, formulas, charts and graphs, sparklines, conditional formatting, pivot tables, mail merge, and more.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.83

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Teacher’s AIde: Add a SPARCC to Your Pedagogy with AI

At this point, AI is inescapable.  So join me to discover the "SPARCC" you need to integrate AI into your classroom and improve student outcomes, better your teaching practices, and save time with it!

Presenter: Christie Thompson

Organization: Coweta County School System
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


From AI to A+! Harnessing the Power of ChatGPT to Create Dynamic EdPuzzles

The presentation is focused on leveraging the capabilities of ChatGPT, an advanced AI language model, to create engaging and effective EdPuzzles to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes.

Presenter: Jessica Lyons

Organization: Clark Pleasant Community Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Google Chrome Can Do That?!

Google Chrome is the most used web browser in the world, but are you using it to its full potential? In this session we explore tips and tricks and other helpful features of the Chrome browser including extensions, shortcuts, history, managing multiple accounts, incognito mode, reading lists, bookmarks, captions, QR codes, Google Lens, tab management, and more. Get the most out of Chrome for you and your students!

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 1.13

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Google Tools for Using Data

This session will demonstrate some best practices for gathering, analyzing, visualizing, and sharing data with Google tools: including gathering data in Forms, and formulas, tools, and tips in Sheets.

Presenter: Dan Niessen

Organization: NEOnet
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Coding with CS First

CS First is Google’s free ready to teach introductory computer science curriculum. Come see what the program contains and how to incorporate the lessons into your classes.

Presenter: Kari Moulton

Organization: Boubonnais Elementary School District #53
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.42

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Immerse Students in Learning with AR/VR/XR and AI!

Learn how to integrate AR, VR, and AI to engage learners, inspire creativity and spark curiosity. Transform instruction, and create innovative and immersive learning experiences.

Presenter: Rachelle Dené Poth

Organization: Riverview SD and ThriveinEDU LLC
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Simplify Your Life with the Chrome Web Store

An entire world of free online tools exists in the far reaches of the interweb that you never knew were out there. Thousands of Chrome Apps and Extensions are waiting!

Presenter: Matthew Mays

Organization: Stark County Educational Service Center
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.63

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Sort Your Data Automatically with Google Sheets Apps Script

How to use Apps Script to automatically organize & sort data into visual categories, and how adding checkboxes can create a workflow to create automatic email status updates.

Presenter: Alex Oris and Erin Fulton

Organization: Cuyahoga Falls City School District
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Can't BEElieve the Magic of Canva!

Dive into the MANY tools Canva has to offer. Learn how students can create, develop visual communication skills, improve on their knowledge practice of digital literacy and SO MUCH MORE.

Presenter: Keiondra Simpson, Angie Booth

Organization: Frisco ISD
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.67

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Ten Resources to Braid Technology, Vocabulary, and Universal Design For Learning

Participants will explore a variety of technology options that will promote choice,  flexible learning options, student engagement and differentiation options for learning new vocabulary.

Presenter: Heidi Orvosh, Ph.D.

Organization: Northern Buckeye Education Council
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.6

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Rethinking Your Computer Classes

In this presentation, I will walk attendees through the curriculum I created for my elementary computer science classroom to make it impactful for my students and give a link to all my lesson plans.

Presenter: Bethany Rodgers

Organization: Harris County
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.8

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


It's so Boring! Embedding Engagement in Schoology using Google Apps

Learn how to enhance your Schoology course by embedding Google apps, such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Maps, & Forms.

Presenter: Stephanie Corn

Organization: St. Charles CUSD 303
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.45

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Let's Get Personal: Understanding Personality Types

Personality test are not test that tells you who you are and leaves it at that.

Presenter: Stephanie Howell and Abbie Kaskey

Organization: Pickerington
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 1

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Design Driven: The Road to Accessible Materials

Increase access and comprehension in your classroom by learning to incorporate the same strategies that today's web and app designers use to create inclusive digital products!

Presenter: Lauren Heil

Organization: Stickity
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Podcasting with your Students

In this session, we’ll explore why you should consider podcasting with your students, the many types of podcasts you could create, the skills your students will take away, and how you can get started!

Presenter: Joshua Stamper and Jeff Gargas

Organization: Teach Better
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 1

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Taking Learning From the Classroom to the Community Level - Two High School Students Share Their Journey

Inspired by our 7th grade learning experience, we created a peer-to-peer learning program connecting middle school students with high school mentors. Join us to learn how to replicate.

Presenter: Elizabeth Liu, Radha Pareek, Garth Holman

Organization: Beachwood City Schools
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.79

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Classkick: An App for Creating, Engaging, and Providing Feedback

Classkick allows teachers to create interactive lessons, and provide feedback in real time.  Bring an iPad and computer, and learn how to build content and give feedback in any subject area.

Presenter: Chad Hoffman

Organization: Canton City Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


It’s All About the Journey: Infusing Technology in the Classroom with Brains, Heart, and Courage

We'll explore tech tools to engage, bring heart with SEL strategies, & courageously inspire students. We'll reflect on current practices & how to spark curiosity while building classroom culture.

Presenter: Steph Sukow

Organization: CHSD 155
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.88

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Google Screencast for Teaching & Learning

Google's new Screencast tool for Chromebooks lets teachers and students record their screen, webcam, voice and annotations, and makes an interactive transcript that can be searched and translated! Learn how to use all the features of this awesome new tool, and explore how you and your students can use it for creative learning activities including instructional videos, student assessments, student projects, personalized teacher feedback, narrating slideshows, giving speeches, dubbing videos, explaining solutions, and much more.

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.66

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Trying to Get Around Limitations? Embedding Editable Google Sheets into Google Sites

Overcoming the Limitation of Google Products by Putting them together in Google sites. Now on steroids with embedding editable google sheet, and google sheet widgets.

Presenter: Emily Laidlaw

Organization: Your Tutoring Soluutions
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


From Old School to Interactive Google Slides

Want to find a way to spice up the lessons? Come learn how to incorporate games like Guess in 10, Chutes and Ladders, Candyland, or Battleship as an interactive board game using Google Slides.

Presenter: Kari Moulton

Organization: Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.6

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


The Sound of Music with Dash

This presentation will integrate music and technology using Dash Robot and Xylophone.

Presenter: Danielle Shaub and Marc Pullen

Organization: Lake Local Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.5

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Making and Taking Tours with Google Earth

Google Earth isn't just for viewing our wonderful world, but can also be used for you and your students to create educational tours. With the Voyager tool you can explore hundreds of pre-made tours and activities. With the Project tool you can create your own tours by plotting points on the globe to make a 3D geographic tour of a story, historical event, interesting locations, or any concept you are exploring in class. Each location can include additional text, images, videos, links, and more. Learn how you and your students can create, collaborate, and share these Google Earth tours!

Presenter: Eric Curts

Organization: SPARCC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


How to Optimize your building systems to improve: Costs, Labor, Energy, Comfort, and Security

This session will describe how SPARCC Building System Services helps school districts with their facility and Building Automation/System needs to help drive savings and efficiencies.

Presenter: Jerry Gray and Aaron Hawk

Organization: Sparcc BSS
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.69

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


I Wanna Math With Somebody: MathReps and Math EduProtocols

Introduce MathReps & Math EduProtocols to get students working through several different concepts quickly, easily, with high student engagement.Teachers from K-12 report success with these strategies.

Presenter: Lisa M Nowakowski

Organization: King City Union SD - King City, CA
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Empowering and Creating Student Legacy with Electronic Portfolios

This presentation will focus on two tools (my maps and Google sites) to help students leave a legacy and empower them to share their learning with a global audience.

Presenter: Garth Holman

Organization: Beachwood City Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.81

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Kami 101: More than an Annotation Tool

Have you never heard of or used Kami before? Then this is the session for you. Learn how to open documents in Kami and use the most popular tools and features.

Presenter: Oliver R. Tingling, MBA, MSed

Organization: I work for Kami
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 1

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


AppsDays: Relationship Building with Tech from Day 1

AppsDays begins the year with relationship building through using Hyperdocs & teach chosen ed. tech. Come learn all about how it laid the foundation for the entire school year with many benefits!

Presenter: Patrick Hausammann, Phil Strunk

Organization: Clarke County Public Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.53

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Save the Day with Schoolytics: Become the Hero Your Students Need

Join us for a hands-on exploration of Schoolytics, a FREE platform for teachers! Following this session, you'll understand Schoolytics and be able to integrate it.  Don’t miss this opportunity!

Presenter: Kelly Johnston

Organization: Kenston Local Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Interactive Teaching with Tech

Teachers can add interactivity to any instructional method. This session will showcase many technology tools that make direct instruction, reading, videos, images, and worksheets more interactive.

Presenter: Dan Niessen

Organization: NEOnet
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.56

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Login for Your Noggin

Discover the Science of Learning in our session! Learn about key conditions for effective learning, four learning strategies & digital tools to support your students' success.

Presenter: Julie Gard and Dr. Desi Larson

Organization: Community Unit School District 300
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.25

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Power-Up Productivity

Get ready to supercharge your productivity! Discover hidden gems in Google Calendar, Docs & Gmail. Learn how to use these tools to solve common workflow problems. Perfect for educators, admins & pros.

Presenter: Joshua Essary

Organization: ESC Region 12
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.67

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Refine with Design

Putting time and effort into the look of our work can greatly enhance student engagement and interest. “Building a brand” for your classroom or building can set your work apart from others.

Presenter: Matthew Mays

Organization: Stark County Educational Service Center
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.83

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Canva for Science Teachers: 12 Creative Project Ideas

This session will explore practical Canva project ideas in the science classroom.

Presenter: Shane Peek, Jasmine Ford

Organization: Greenville County Schools (SC)
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.72

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Do Not Touch Original Data! Using Import and Query in Google Sheets/Forms

Participants will learn different techniques to pull data in Google Sheets using Query and Import and set up a collection sheet ahead of time to help preserve original data and make it work for them.

Presenter: Ted Samaras

Organization: Franklin Township Board of Education, Somerset, NJ
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.6

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Thoughtful Teacher Tech: Connecting with teachers across the globe

In this session we will learn about tech tools that can be used across the curriculum and grade levels. Attendees will be invited to join a global teacher community to share ideas and build their PLN.

Presenter: Eva Gelb and Jessica Waxingheiser

Organization: Scheck Hillel
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.27

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Looker Data Studio - Build a Student/Staff Data Dashboard

This session explores the different aspects of Google (Looker) Data Studio, including the pros and cons of using it as compared to other tools like Tableau.

Presenter: John LaPlante

Organization: School Data Consultants
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.62

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


50 Time Saving Tips for Teachers

This presentation will show you ways to save time on daily computer tasks. Some apply to all platforms but most are for Googely products including Chrome, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Classroom.

Presenter: Deborah Kerby

Organization: Pocono Mountain School District
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.43

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


From Fee to FREE: Moving to Google Sites for your District Web Platform

Want to save your district a bundle AND improve your web presence? Replace your fee-based district websites with FREE Google sites! Attend this session to learn how one district accomplished this!

Presenter: Jennifer St. Michel & Suzanne Larson

Organization: Seekonk, MA
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

Hours: 0.27

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Schoology Unlocked!

Join me for a deep dive into Schoology basics, tips & tricks, and complex systems, followed by a Q&A session.

Presenter: Tyler Jones

Organization: Jackson Local Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.79

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Making Connections with Raspberry Pi

I have a full class set of Raspberry Pi 400s in my classroom, and I will explain how I use these in my 5th grade computer science classroom, so you can use them in yours too.

Presenter: Bethany Rodgers

Organization: Harris County
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.6

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Picking a Right Google Tool for the Right Job

Beginners in using Google Workspace for Education will learn how a variety of Google tools can be used in the elementary and secondary classrooms, as well as professionally.

Presenter: Mia Gutsell

Organization: Bensenville School District 2
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.5

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Engaging Content Creation: Strategies for Student Success

Learn to create engaging digital content with a  user-friendly platform offering interactive tools for quizzes, games, video exercises and more. Gain skills and explore pre-made activity templates.

Presenter: Sheryl Place

Organization: BookWidgets
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


The Common Thread: Weaving Information Literacy Skills to Engage Learners

Learn easy strategies for infusing information literacy across the curriculum in such a way that students wind up with a solid grasp of the information literacy skill set!

Presenter: Kathy Schrock

Organization: Wilkes University/Educational Technologist
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.83

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Girls Building STEAM: Empowering Student Leadership

We will share Girls Building STEAM that builds student interest in STEAM and empowers young women to lead. Students leaders will share experiences and encourage opportunities for student leadership.

Presenter: Eva Gelb and Jessica Waxingheiser

Organization: Scheck Hillel
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.58

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Sheets Sans Numbers, Using Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum

If you only think numbers when you think spreadsheets you're missing out on a great tool for teaching across the curriculum. My “W.o.W.” sheet helps students better understand & learn information.

Presenter: Anthony Luscre

Organization: Retired from SPARCC
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.71

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Bridging Communication with EL Families using Technology

All families regardless of language are required to have access to education. Come learn how an urban school district utilizes multiple modalities of tech to reach EL families.

Presenter: Karen Stepic, Kathryn Yinger, Loi Dang-Nguyen, Noorulbari Afghanmal

Organization: Akron Public Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Google My Maps in the Classroom

Have you ever used the interactive digital map called Google My Maps? In this session you will learn how to create and share your map, add custom pins, edit layers, and add images and videos.

Presenter: Kelli Mohn

Organization: Plain Local Schools
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.59

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


What a Long Strange Trip It's Been

Over 25 years of Technology Integration in K-12 Education- Reminiscence, Lessons Learned, Evaluation & Ideas for the Future.

Presenter: Anthony Luscre

Organization: Retired from SPARCC
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


AI in Education: What Do Educators Need to Know?

Learn how AI is being used in education and its implications for the future. Let's discuss AI,  its impact, and explore teaching resources and how to best prepare our students and ourselves!

Presenter: Rachelle Dené Poth

Organization: Riverview SD and ThriveinEDU LLC
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.76

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Thinglink: Making learning Visual

Thinglink, is a program that brings everyday images to life. Students can annotate images for exams or build 360 VR to travel the world. Thinglink engages!

Presenter: Garth Holman

Organization: Beachwood City Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.83

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Engage your students with an Infinite, Digital Whiteboard

This session will allow you to use some of your tried and true Best Practices from your career and implement them into an Infinite, Collaborative & Digital Whiteboard.

Presenter: Matthew Citron

Organization: Massillon City Schools
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.76

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Keeping Up Fortnite

This presentation will provide educators with a way to add games to your classroom as well as a few other engagement ideas.

Presenter: Alicia Nussbaum/Susan Jones

Organization: Ottawa-Glandorf
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Using Google Tools to PLAN to Enjoy Life

Educators wear many hats and lead busy lives. Preventing burn-out and gaining life balance is key. Google tools can help educators PLAN to Enjoy Life while managing all their responsibilities.

Presenter: Liala Zimmerman

Organization: Wayne County Schools Career Center
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.46

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


GenYES Fundamentals

Utilizing GenYES in both classroom and community setting to advance personal knowledge of technologies in content creation, IT support, mentoring skills, and information literacy/digital citizenship.

Presenter: Jerrod Norman

Organization: East Guernsey Local Schools - Buckeye Trail High School
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Creative Backbone: Promote Learning, Not a Tool

In this session, you will explore several possible hands-on activities with a technology component that help students to engage deeply with learning and content area materials.

Presenter: Matthew Winters

Organization: Utah Education Network
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.75

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Connecting the Dots - Standards into STEAM

Teaching and learning STEAM subjects is more accessible than ever before! This practical presentation will show educators how to connect STEAM and standards, allowing opportunities to solve problems.

Presenter: Aubree Horning, Meredith Wilson

Organization: Marlington Local
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.87

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Enhancing the Curriculum with Technology

Learn how to use technology tied to the curriculum. Screencasting, Developing hyperdocs with extension to PBL, Productive Struggle /3-Act Tasks, Punctuated with tech-driven applications.

Presenter: Mary Miller

Organization: Copley-Fairlawn City School District
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.7

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


Classroom Digital Signage You Didn't Know You Needed

What is digital signage? In short, it's the ability to quickly and easily create messages on multiple screens to inform the students in your classroom. This session is jam-packed with classroom-grade digital signage ideas for all grade levels.

Presenter: Eric Griffith

Organization: Madison-Plains Local School District
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.72

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link


NEARPOD on Steroids

Empower the next generation with CS and essential creative skills using Nearpod.

Presenter: Aggie Salter

Organization: Madison, WI
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

Hours: 0.73

Resource Document: Google Doc link

Video (with certificate): EdPuzzle link

Video (no certificate): YouTube link