Google at ISTE 2016

We hope to see you at ISTE 2016 in Denver. Visit us in Room #103 (street level of convention the center) where educators and Googlers will be giving short presentations throughout the conference. We look forward to seeing you.

Monday, June 27

Time Sesson
9:30 AM Google Classroom: Mission Control for your class

Presenter: Ope Bukola

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

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10:00 AM New Product Spotlight! Google Cast for Education

Presenter: Tiffany Lucey, Max Kirsch, Marta McAlister

Learn how you and your students can use screen sharing to project wirelessly from anywhere in classroom.

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10:30 AM Creative Apps on Chromebooks

Presenter: Nicole Robinson, Jacqueline Wiseman

Learn about Creative Apps for Chromebooks that foster skills of the future and turn devices into student creativity stations. Get project ideas that apply to any subject and grade.

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11:00 AM Professional Development and Certification Opportunities with Google

Presenter: Google Program Manager Panel

Join a panel of Googlers to discuss educator certifications, the Training Center, Certified Trainers, and Certified Innovators. Find out what they are, who they’re for, and how they will help you integrate technology in the classroom. Get all your questions answered today!

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11:30 AM Explore Your World with Expeditions

Presenter: Jennifer Holland

Learn how teachers are using Google Expeditions to expose their students to places and things around the world and universe. Field trips are a great way for teachers to engage students and give them a first hand understanding of a subject — but they're not always practical or even possible. Expeditions allows teachers to make their curriculum come alive by taking their students on field trips to almost anywhere they can imagine.

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12:00 PM Google Cloud Platform Education Grants for Higher Education

Presenter: Bram Bout, Laurie White

Learn about Google Cloud platform and the new Education Grants for computer science faculty at universities in the US.

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12:20 PM +1: Building a Community of Explorers

Presenter: Jennie Magiera

How can we create communities of educators who want to explore, take risks and try new things? Learn how to use Google tools - from Google Cardboard to Google+ - to build a culture of "what if" and "yes we can" to ignite innovation in your school.

Jennie Magiera on Google+

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12:40 PM Chromebook Tips Your Mother Never Taught You

Presenter: Andy Mann

Learn Chromebook secrets and shortcuts to be more efficient including trackpad and tab shortcuts. Learn to fix “accidental” problems and problem solving strategies and the most useful keyboard shortcut - the shortcut overlay: CTRL + Alt + ?

Andy Mann on Google+

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1:00 PM Straight Outta YouTube

Presenter: Daniel Sharpe, Chris Moore

Trick out YouTube with awesome apps and extensions that will change the way you use video with your students.

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1:20 PM Google Educator Groups: It’s a Small World After All

Presenter: Donna Teuber, Fathur Rachim

GEGs around the world are making it easy for teachers to connect and share. Through virtual and face-to-face events, we have found that we are more alike than we are different. Join GEGs from Kalimantan Timur and South Carolina to learn more.

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1:40 PM Coding with Chrome

Presenter: Timothy James

Coding with Chrome is a Google project to provide an easy-to-use coding environment within the Chrome browser that even works offline. Currently, users are able to create programs using Blockly, Coffeescript, HTML, Javascript with output to Logo Turtle and/or connected toys such as the Sphero and Lego Mindstorms

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2:00 PM Chromebook Accessibility

Presenter: Laura Palmaro

Join Laura to learn about the various accessibility features built into every Chromebook, and some interesting apps/extensions you can leverage to help diverse learners succeed in the classroom.

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2:30 PM What's New with Chromebooks

Presenter: Cyrus Mistry

Come see why schools in the US made Chromebooks the top-selling device for schools two years in a row. We'll show you the latest features of Chromebooks and apps.

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3:00 PM Gearing up with Google Geo

Presenter: Kevin Amboe

Are you ready to start creating and sharing learning journeys with the power of Google Geography? Google Maps, My Maps, Google TourBuilder, Google Earth, and Google Streetview App can empower visual learning.

Kevin Amboe on Google+

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3:20 PM Back that ISTE up! Google Photos #FTW

Presenter: Nate Ubowski, Jessica Loucks

During this session, participants will learn how to set up Google Photos to backup, edit, and share images. With the many ways you can incorporate Google Photos in your classroom or school, you're going to wonder how you ever lived without it!

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3:40 PM What can you do with Google Drawings?

Presenter: Chantell Manahan, Lance Yoder

Google Drawings is one of the lesser known Google Apps, but it is powerful. Come learn more than 20 ways to use Google Drawings, including posters, text annotations, interactive timelines, digital manipulatives, sketchnoting, and more!

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4:00 PM Using Google Forms in the Classroom

Presenter: Molly Mackinlay

Learn how teachers are using Google Forms to improve student learning with quick, actionable feedback. Find out how Forms can help inform and direct teaching with fast insights on class understanding.

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4:30 PM The Magic of Google Docs

Presenter: Chrystal Hoe

Wondering why Google Docs are so amazing? Check out some cool tricks that will help students and staff with their workflow in a Google Doc.

Chrystal Hoe on Google+

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5:00 PM Digging into Data with Snazzy Spreadsheets

Presenter: Jennifer Armstrong

Analyzing data is a large part of the job of most educators. The ability to utilize a spreadsheet can make this part of an educator’s job easier. This session will focus on simple strategies to use Google Sheets to analyze data.

Jennifer Armstrong on Google+

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Tuesday, June 28

Time Sesson
9:00 AM Personalize Learning with Standards Based Assessments

Presenter: Scott Lotze

What do your student’s grades really mean? Do you know? Do they? Linking standards and assessments is a great way to actually know what your students know! Using Google Apps for Education you can communicate this newfound knowledge easier than ever before.

Scott Lotze on Google+

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9:30 AM Forms, Quizzes, and Flubaroo

Presenter: Dave Abouav

Learn how teachers are using Google Forms to improve student learning with quick, actionable feedback. Find out how Forms add-ons like Flubaroo can help inform and direct teaching with fast insights on class understanding.

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10:00 AM Consuming, Curating and Creating in YouTube

Presenter: Lucy Gray, Julene Reed

Educators will discover how to make the most of YouTube. Learn how to search effectively in YouTube, curate playlists and even create basic videos. Many resources will be presented that you can bring back to your classroom!

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10:30 AM From Ground to Cloud: Teaching students about the world with Google Imagery and Science in the Classroom

Presenter: Emily Henderson, Shelby Lake

Google has a vast trove of imagery, from Street View to satellites, that can be used to explore and analyze the changing earth. In partnership with Science in the Classroom, we'll demo how easily Google Maps, Time Lapse, and Global Forest Change Explorer can help students visualize, interpret, and understand the world around them.

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11:00 AM Explore Your World with Expeditions

Presenter: Jennifer Holland

Learn how teachers are using Google Expeditions to expose their students to places and things around the world and universe. Field trips are a great way for teachers to engage students and give them a first hand understanding of a subject — but they're not always practical or even possible. Expeditions allows teachers to make their curriculum come alive by taking their students on field trips to almost anywhere they can imagine.

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11:30 AM Visible Learning

Presenter: Fiona Grant, Dorothy Burt, Lenva Shearing, Dave Winter

Members of the Manaiakalani Professional Learning team will share how Google Apps for Education supports a purposeful approach to visibility of learning and teaching, in ways likely to identify and promote effective practices & accelerate learning.

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12:00 PM What would Star Wars look like if it were created using Google?

Presenter: Jeffrey Bradbury

In this presentation, your minds will be blown as we discover the true power of Google App Smashing. What happens when we combine Google Slides, Google Drawings and a ton of student creativity? Come and check this session out at ISTE 2016!

Jeffrey Bradbury on Google+

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12:20 PM GAFE Admin Podcast: Getting Ready for Next School Year

Presenter: Lance Lennon, Mitch Dowhower

A group of GAFE Administrators offer advice for getting your domain ready for next school year. They will also discuss what is new in Google and offer a best practices Q&A. If you are a GAFE Admin, this is definitely the session for you.

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1:00 PM EdSurge Live Audience Podcast

Presenter: Moderator: Michael Winters, EdSurge

EdSurge will be interviewing a number of educators and industry experts for their podcast throughout the hour. Come listen and watch as they record in from of an audience for the first time - and ask questions live!

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2:00 PM Virtually Amazing: VR in the Classroom

Presenter: Sylvia Duckworth, Sandra Chow

Virtual Reality is gearing up to be one of the biggest things to hit education in a long time. Come and experience it for yourself as the presenters take you on an exciting journey, showcasing VR apps to use in the classroom with a Google Cardboard.

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2:30 PM Google Classroom: Mission Control for your class

Presenter: Ope Bukola

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

Learn More | Audio

3:00 PM New Product Spotlight! Google Cast for Education

Presenter: Tiffany Lucey, Max Kirsch, Marta McAlister

Learn how you and your students can use screen sharing to project wirelessly from anywhere in classroom.

Presentation | Audio | Sketchnote

3:30 PM Creative Apps on Chromebooks

Presenter: Greg Kulowiec

Learn about Creative Apps for Chromebooks that foster skills of the future and turn devices into student creativity stations. Get project ideas that apply to any subject and grade.

Learn More | Presentation | Audio | Sketchnote

4:00 PM Professional Development and Certification Opportunities with Google

Presenter: Google Program Manager Panel

Join a panel of Googlers to discuss educator certifications, the Training Center, Certified Trainers, and Certified Innovators. Find out what they are, who they’re for, and how they will help you integrate technology in the classroom. Get all your questions answered today!

Learn More | Audio

4:30 PM Meet Your Google Apps Personal Trainer

Presenter: Aaron Svoboda

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Come see Google's new tool for interactive, on-demand, Google Apps learning!

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Wednesday, June 29

Time Sesson
9:00 AM Google Encounters of the Close Reading Kind

Presenter: Nick Cusumano

Let’s dive in and see how Google can help support readers.

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9:30 AM Explore Your World with Expeditions

Presenter: Ben Schrom

Learn how teachers are using Google Expeditions to expose their students to places and things around the world and universe. Field trips are a great way for teachers to engage students and give them a first hand understanding of a subject — but they're not always practical or even possible. Expeditions allows teachers to make their curriculum come alive by taking their students on field trips to almost anywhere they can imagine.

Presentation | Audio

10:00 AM Using Google Forms in the Classroom

Presenter: Molly Mackinlay

Learn how teachers are using Google Forms to improve student learning with quick, actionable feedback. Find out how Forms can help inform and direct teaching with fast insights on class understanding.

Presentation | Audio

10:30 AM Google Classroom: Mission Control for your class

Presenter: Jennifer Holland

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

Learn More | Audio

11:00 AM New Product Spotlight! Google Cast for Education

Presenter: Max Kirsch, Marta McAlister

Learn how you and your students can use screen sharing to project wirelessly from anywhere in classroom.

Audio | Sketchnote

11:30 AM Explore Your World with Science Journal!

Presenter: Jen Phillips

Science Journal is a new Android app from Google that lets kids observe, measure, and learn about the world around them using the sensors in a phone or tablet and external sensors. Come learn about Science Journal, hands-on science activities you can do with just the app, and educational kits and guides developed with the Exploratorium to take making and science to the next level!

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12:00 PM Search Secrets

Presenter: Charlotte Thornton, Elizabeth Barwick

Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners. Come to this session to learn some tips for student efficiency in using Search.

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12:20 PM Keeping it Kool with Google Keep

Presenter: Mark Hammons

The information you find and capture doesn't need to stay confined to your phone camera roll... it can now become an integral part of your daily workflow. With Google Keep, you can create and organize ALL of the information important to you.

Mark Hammons on Google+

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12:40 PM Using Google Trends to Develop Critical Thinking

Presenter: Alice Christie

Using up-to-date, real data engages learners in ways that textbooks can’t. Use Trends to help students predict, interpret data and graphs, and think critically about the world & understand how our patterns of behavior/interests are mapped in 2-D!

Alice Christie on Google+

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1:00 PM Project Bloks

Presenter: Jayme Goldstein, Joao Wilbert

Check back on Monday, June 27 for more details.

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1:30 PM Classroom Partner Power Hour

Presenter: Tynker, OpenEd, Geogebra

Close out your experience at ISTE by hearing from three of our partners: Tynker, OpenEd, and Geogebra. They will be serving up great tips on how you can get the most out of their seamless integration with Google Classroom.

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