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Participate and share : Poster

Wednesday, June 26, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 46

Cassandra Gartung   Tonja Parkin  
Do you have questions about how to use Google Apps for Education in your classroom? Come learn from Google certified trainers who will share tips and tutorials to help you get the most out of Google. Ask questions, learn new things and determine your Googliness using our GAFE rubric!

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Participants should have:
-Google Apps for Education account
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Career and technical education, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Excellence in Professional Practice
  • Promote and model effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders using digital age tools.
For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
For Educators:
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
Related exhibitors: GoGuardian + Pear Deck + Edulastic , Google, Inc.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Digital tools and resources are becoming more available in schools across the country and around the world. As a result, administrators, teachers, students, and parents are using digital tools to support learning, College and Career Readiness Standards, and the 4 C’s: Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking. When discovering and learning new things, questions are a natural part of the journey.

This poster session will provide participants with access to 2 Certified Google Trainers to directly ask questions and seek new learning with. We will provide a Google Tools Rubric for attendees to use in an effort to specifically identify their strengths and areas for learning. Additionally, participants can increase their individual levels of Googliness by working directly on the skills needed to advance to the next rubric level.

Participants will actively use and interact with Google Tools under the guidance of the Certified Trainers. Learners will leave the session with a greater understanding and skill level while at the same time experiencing greater confidence in utilization and interaction with Google Tools.

1. Participants will receive Google Apps Rubric
2. Participants will identify their current strengths and areas for improvement.
3. Participants will ask individualized questions in an effort to increase their knowledge and capacity within a specific Google App, as determined from the rubric.
4. Participants will not only learn the basic use of each app, but will also be provided with practical application ideas for implementation in educational settings.
5. Participants who are satisfied with their current level of Googliness will be provided with additional tips and tricks relating to some of Google’s hidden gems.

Supporting research

Chromebooks help pupils at CSG De Waard learn skills for the 21st century

Google for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers

5 tech tools that complement ISTE Standards

P21 Partnership for 21st Century Learning

How Google Apps for Education Can Help You Implement Common Core

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Cassandra Gartung, Victor Elementary School Distrcit
Tonja Parkin, Victor Elementary School District

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