Google Tech Cafe
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|
|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|
|Subject area:||Career and technical education, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Administrators:
Excellence in Professional Practice
|Related exhibitors:||GoGuardian + Pear Deck + Edulastic , Google, Inc.|
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.
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