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Explore and create : Workshop

Saturday, June 22, 4:00–5:30 pm
Location: Franklin 3-4, Marriott

Kyle Gatchalian   Lance Key  
Tap into the power of Google Chrome's vast collection of free extensions to elevate students' learning. You'll discover many extensions such as fonts to help students with dyslexia, screen reader tools for students who need audio support, and tools for creation in the classroom and productivity.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Professional developers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Creativity and productivity tools
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
  • Coach teachers in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences using a variety of research-based, learner-centered instructional strategies and assessment tools to address the diverse needs and interests of all students.
  • Coach teachers in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences emphasizing creativity, higher-order thinking skills and processes, and mental habits of mind (such as critical thinking, metacognition and self-regulation).
For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants should leave this session with a deeper understanding of what Extensions are and how they can simplify their day and enhance their classroom.


Introduction - 5 min
Management Extension - 2 min
Special Needs Extensions - 15 min
Documentation Extensions - 5 min
Research Extensions - 15 min
Capture Extensions - 10 min
Efficient Extensions - 20 min
Submitted Extensions - 10 min

The participant will be adding other resources to a Google Form that will be displayed throughout the session. Also, participants will discuss with their neighbors ways to use each category of extension in their duties.

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Kyle Gatchalian, Baltimore City Public Schools

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