Google Across the Curriculum

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Location: Room 356-7
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Explore and create : Creation lab

Kelli Deranger  
Kristin Dupuy  
Lindsey Keely  
Angela Kiser  

Participants will explore how Google Workspace can complement various curricula in ELA, science, social studies and math. Participants will explore a variety of examples to extend their use of Google Workspace tools! Go beyond the basics as we discuss model lessons and integration ideas in the modern Google classroom.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Curriculum/district specialists
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google Workspace account
Kami account - recommended but not required
Edpuzzle - recommended but not required
Topic: Online tools, apps & resources
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this session is to expose educators and education leaders to relevant digital tools that will help improve technology practices which in turn will impact student outcomes. The session is designed to teach users new skills while modeling best practices using Google Workspace for Education across the curriculum. With the shift from primarily in school, face to face learning to virtual/hybrid learning opportunities for students, educators need the knowledge, skills, and experience to adapt instructional methods to meet student needs.


ELA - 20 minutes
Math - 20 minutes
Science - 20 minutes
Social Studies - 20 minutes

Tools Covered: Google Drive, Google Forms, Kami, Google Docs, Google Keep, Google Slides, Google Classroom, Youtube Playlists, Edpuzzle

Audience Participation will occur throughout the session with Google Forms, Edpuzzle, Kami, and Slides. There will be device-based activities to emulate the student experience with these digital tools.

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Kelli Deranger, AXI/Trafera

Kelli Deranger is the Senior Director of Teaching and Learning at AXI Education Solutions/Trafera. Her instructional background is in Early Childhood Education and Special Education with a Master's in Education Technology. She taught for eight years in the Louisiana public school system and has been with AXI for over seven years working throughout the state. Her Professional Development expertise includes Google for Education, Digital Assessment Strategies, Digital Literacy, and Instructional Technology Leadership. She is a lifelong learner who truly loves technology and how it can increase engagement in the classroom.

Kristin Dupuy, AXI Education Solutions / Trafera
Lindsey Keely, AXI EDU/Trafera

I am a Teaching and Learning Consultant with AXI EDU/Trafera. I taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade in Lafayette Parish, with 4th grade being my favorite grade! I joined the district Technology Department as a Technology Facilitator in 2009. In 2015, I became the Instructional Technology Coordinator. To finish out my career, I became the Supervisor of Technology for the district in 2018. I retired in June of 2021 and joined the AXI/Trafera team in July 2021 and I am loving every minute!

Angela Kiser, AXI/Trafera
ISTE Certified Educator

Angela is a National Board Certified Teacher and ISTE Certified Educator with 15 years of experience in a technology-enriched classroom and 5 years of experience and a district technology facilitator. Angela has been involved in developing and implementing ELA curriculum across her former district. She has also developed and presented professional development on a variety of EdTech topics, implementations, and skills.

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