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We Be Jammin' — Using Jamboard in the Classroom

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Tuesday, June 25, 11:45 am–12:45 pm
Location: 109AB

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Beyond Digital Citizenship: Teaching Technology Ethics for a Better Future

Eric Lawson   Tom Rup  
Google Jamboard is quickly becoming a hot commodity in the digital whiteboard space. You don't need a physical board, just a touch device and the internet and you too can start jammin' with Google Jamboard.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Web access or Jamboard App on App Store or Play Store
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Math, Science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Attendees will walk away with an understanding of how Jamboard works and how to implement it in a design thinking outcome.


Application for EDU
Why to use Jamboard and Jamboard App in EDU

EDU Best Practice
-Subject Specific
-When to use

EDU 101
Using the App vs a Board

Enabling for your EDU
Admin console

How to access
Different devices and platforms that work with Jamboard

How to add collaborators
How to add collaborators to Jamboard

Cool Tips and Tricks
-Text Recognition
Connecting to a Board
-Connect Via Code
-Connect via Nearby

Integrating with Hangouts
How to use distance learning
-Create hangout from board
-Connect to hangout from app

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Eric Lawson, York School Department

Eric Lawson has been in education for 19 years. He has been an elementary teacher, a tech. integrator, an Admin Curriculum Integrator, & is currently the Director of Tech. & Libraries for the York School Department in York, Maine. He's been published in eSchool News, Tech&Learning Magazine & ISTE’s Learning and Leading with Technology Magazine. He was named a member of the Maine Starting 6, and was inducted into the Unum Maine Teacher’s Hall of Fame in January 2012. He was the ACTEM Achieve Award winner in 2018. Eric is a certified Google Innovator, Trainer and Gold Product Expert.

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Tom Rup, York School Department

Tom Rup has been working in IT in education for 6 years, splitting between higher education and K-12. He has spent 5 years at Franklin Pierce University as the Infrastructure Manager and current works as the Network Technician for the York School Department. He is a Certified Google Administrator, Certified Google Trainer and Gold Product Expert. Tom lives in Rochester NH with his wife and two sons. He can be regularly found on the sports fields helping coach baseball and football for his sons. He is a lover of all things Disney and spending time on the beach.

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