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Tuesday, August 3
 

8:30am CDT

Become a Gmail Genius

Tame your inbox and make Gmail start working for you! Learn tips and tricks that will help you to organize and better manage all things Gmail. We'll dive into learning how to create email groups and explore time-saving techniques including labels, filtering, and Google Calendar integration!

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Google Assignments LTI for Learning Management System

Using an LMS now instead of Google Classroom? No problem. The Google Assignments LTI is an excellent bridge between utilizing your learning management system while getting some of the most-wanted features of Google Classroom. This session will cover installing the LTI, demonstrating how to create assignments using Google Assignments, setting up rubrics using Google Assignments, using Google's originality reports to minimize plagiarism, and using comment banks to provide speedier feedback.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Jeffers

Corey Jeffers

Director of Technology, Oconto Falls School District
Currently serving the Oconto Falls School District as its Director of Technology.


Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Google Docs for Beginners

Most of us have encountered Google Docs in some for or another at this point. However, that doesn't mean we're comfortable with it or even really know how to navigate it. This session will focus on building your Google Doc skills. From creation, navigating the menus, formating, and sharing, we'll cover the basics, so you can use Docs with ease.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Enhance Your STEM Lessons

STEM on top of everyone’s mind. We know that there is a shortage of STEM teachers as schools push teachers to incorporate more STEM learning into their lessons. Join us as we explore what STEM is all about, and you will come away with resources to enhance your STEM lessons. You may even consider becoming a STEM teacher to fill the shortage!

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Formative Assessment & Student Check-In Tools

Come learn about a variety of tech tools to use in formative assessment, providing feedback for both teachers and students. The presenter will demonstrate tools for presenting content with embedded learning checks, gamification tools, and response tools that also allow for student-to-student interaction. Time will also be provided within the session for participants to explore these tools on their own and ask questions.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Nickels

Jodi Nickels

French teacher, West De Pere High School
I have 20+ years experience teaching French in two area districts, at the middle and high school levels. I have taught all levels of French, from sixth-grade exploratory to college-credit French V.  I use technology as an organization, creation, and communication tool to enrich my... Read More →


Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

WeVideo, Creation Beyond Documents

We will explore the basic features of WeVideo and a few of the more advanced editing tools as well.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Start a Byte Sized Coding Club

Many experts agree that coding should be considered a language that children learn at a young age, just like learning Spanish or Chinese. You can help our young students get excited about learning this new language through coding. They can create superheroes on their computer, make a robot follow an obstacle course, and even use a drone to take pictures of their playground for the school’s yearbook. All of these exciting activities can be learned during your Byte Sized Coding Club!

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Google Sheets for Beginners

Google's version of Excel, Sheets, is a powerful tool that can do so many great things... if you know what to do with it. In this session, we will go through the basics of formating a Google Sheet including entering data, using formulas to make Sheets work for you, and adding charts to communicate your data.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Google tools and more to keep you sane

Do you need help managing your files, plans, schedule, to-do list, or just life in general? A self-proclaimed organizational nerd would love to show you how she uses Google tools and a few other resources to manage her professional life. We will go over features and uses of Google Drive, Calendar, Tasks, Keep, and Gmail, as well as some non-Google tools to work more efficiently. Participants will have time to try these tools, ask questions, and begin creating their own better system of organization.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Nickels

Jodi Nickels

French teacher, West De Pere High School
I have 20+ years experience teaching French in two area districts, at the middle and high school levels. I have taught all levels of French, from sixth-grade exploratory to college-credit French V.  I use technology as an organization, creation, and communication tool to enrich my... Read More →


Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Organize your life with Google Calendar

Harness the power of Google Calendar for your professional and personal life. Learn how to digitize your lists, tasks, and events across multiple platforms. We'll also delve into how Gmail can be used to create calendar events and tasks. A short amount of time will also cover Google Keep and Google Tasks.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Stellarium, A View Into the Universe

We will investigate a piece of software that allows you to see our solar system, galaxy and the rest of the universe in a new light.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Advanced Video Editing with WeVideo

Can you already upload content, remove extra footage, add titles, add audio and feel you are ready for the next steps? Then join this session where we will introduce the ability to crop video and zoom in on footage already filmed or recorded from your screen. We will go over green screen, picture in picture, pod casting, special effects, bringing in clips from movies or other content for educational use, working with multiple tracks at a time, adding arrows & callouts and helpful editing shortcuts. We will also discuss best practices for creating videos to teach asynchronously and look at some sample rubrics for student projects. Take your editing skills to the next level with a local WeVideo Ambassador.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Google Drive: Organize, Revisit, and New Tips!

Google Drive: Organize, Revisit, and New Tips! Participants who attend this session are those who have an active Gmail account (personal or professional). This session will highlight tips in keeping your files, folders, and shared items organized for you or others. If any new features are released, the presenter will showcase these for participants to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest Google releases.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Google Sites for Beginners

Never used Sites before? No problem. This session will go through all of the basics. Adding pages, changing themes, embedding content, linking to external sites, and publishing your finished site-- we'll go through it all. You'll find that Google Sites are versitile professionally and with students.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Using Google to structure independent and self-paced learning

Even if your school looks “normal” for the upcoming year, students in any level and content area are doing some amount of independent or self-paced learning. There are easy ways to manage this using just Google Docs, Slides, and Forms. The strategies and examples provided also work great for no-hassle sub plans!

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Nickels

Jodi Nickels

French teacher, West De Pere High School
I have 20+ years experience teaching French in two area districts, at the middle and high school levels. I have taught all levels of French, from sixth-grade exploratory to college-credit French V.  I use technology as an organization, creation, and communication tool to enrich my... Read More →


Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Elementary STEAM

Learn about the nuts and bolts of implementing an elementary STEAM program. We'll discuss materials/resources, funding sources, grant writing tips/tricks, storage and organization, and standards-aligned curriculum development.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Online Research Best Practices

In this session participants will get some helpful information to streamline research with students in grades 3-12. We’ll discuss preparing for research, improving search strategies, digital citizenship responsibilities and also discuss as a group what best practices that they already use and recommend.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Geogebra, Make Math More Understandable

We will explore Geogebra, a tool that has been around for a long time and can be used by both teachers and students for almost any level of math instruction.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Hands-OFF learning: Using Flippity and other tools to replicate manipulatives for the socially distanced and virtual classroom

Did you struggle with not being able to use hands-on activities in virtual or in-person teaching? Will you have remote students next school year, or will you be expected to continue to socially distance students in your classroom? Come learn about digital alternatives for manipulatives and partner games that would normally be hands-on with shared materials.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Nickels

Jodi Nickels

French teacher, West De Pere High School
I have 20+ years experience teaching French in two area districts, at the middle and high school levels. I have taught all levels of French, from sixth-grade exploratory to college-credit French V.  I use technology as an organization, creation, and communication tool to enrich my... Read More →


Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Google Calendar: Tips for efficiency and Use

Google Calendar: Tips for Efficiency and Use. Participants who attend this session are those who have an active Gmail account (personal or professional). This session will highlight tips in not only creating a calendar event and invitation, but also how to maximize the efficiency and communication capabilities built into Google Calendar. Let Google Calendar do most of the work! If any new features are released, the presenter will showcase these for participants to stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest Google releases.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Google Slides for Beginners

Google Slides is one of the most useful tools in the Google Suite, but you can't do much until you've mastered the basics. In this session, we will cover everything you need to get up and running with Google Slides from using templates to adding animations.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Become a DoInk Jedi

Do you want to harness the power of green screen to transform your classroom into innovative spaces? We will teach you how and discuss why you would use this in the classroom. Not only will you master your skill, you will walk away with loads of ideas to make this work for you! With a green plastic table cloth and DoInk, you too can become a DoInk Jedi!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Layden

Jen Layden

Technology Integration Coach, Ashwaubenon School District
Welcome to SITA! I am excited to be presenting Breakouts, Flipgrid, DoInk and Seesaw. I am passionate about helping teachers spice up curriculum and standards delivery with integrated technologies that help make learning fun as well as making life easier for the teacher. I love Seesaw... Read More →


Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Creating Virtual Tours, Start to Finish

We will explore the creation of virtual tours, from the gathering of content (including 360 degree cameras) to the publishing stage.

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Using Technology To Make Learning More Relevant and Engaging

Join me as I go through many ideas that I have used over the years to engage my classes with technology. This will include global collaborations, special guests, Seesaw blogs, robotics, coding, and more. I am a first grade teacher, so these ideas will be most relevant to younger grades. However, they can also be adapted to your grade as well. I'm hoping you will leave with a few new ideas to jump start your year!

Speakers

Tuesday August 3, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College
 
Wednesday, August 4
 

8:30am CDT

Keynote with Tammy Gibbons Student Engagement

Keynote with Tammy Gibbons Student Engagement more details to come

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Google Classroom Bootcamp

Learn the ins and outs of the platform that ties each of the G Suite tools together to enhance and maximize your use of Google Classroom! We will learn the basics of creating a Google Classroom, adding students and guardians, posting announcements, assignments, questions, and more!

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Breakout with Tammy Gibbons Coaching Converstaion

Breakout with Tammy Gibbons Coaching Converstaion more details to come

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

BrainPOP for Voice & Choice

Lisa Olson was featured as a BrainPOP Certified Educator for the Month of January, 2021. She will share with you how to provide voice and choice to your students that will allow students with learning difficulties or language delays, as well as the gifted learners, the opportunity to show what they have learned in a meaningful way. Some topics that are featured are Make-A-Movie, Make-A-Map and Creative Coding. We will also explore using the BrainPOP Educators site, which provides a lot of fantastic resources.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Seesaw Wizards (Genius Hacks to make this work for in person, blended and virtual classrooms)

Seesaw isn’t just a communication tool. With Seesaw, you can flip your instruction, create and manage assignments, grade on a rubric, share assignments between classes and app smash to utilize the full potential of Seesaw. We will go in depth into creating choice boards, landing pages and breakouts using Seesaw. If you have been looking at diving deeper into Seesaw or you want to learn its full potential, then this session is right for you!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Layden

Jen Layden

Technology Integration Coach, Ashwaubenon School District
Welcome to SITA! I am excited to be presenting Breakouts, Flipgrid, DoInk and Seesaw. I am passionate about helping teachers spice up curriculum and standards delivery with integrated technologies that help make learning fun as well as making life easier for the teacher. I love Seesaw... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Let's Make Movies - Using Video to reach the YouTube generation

Do you want to give your students an exciting and creative skillset to show what they know, artistically create and maybe even entertain audiences using an avenue that can provide active and engaged learning,differentiation, collaboration and real world application? This session highlights the video editing platform WeVideo and will provide examples of how teachers and media specialists have worked together on engaging lessons. Student samples will be shared, and we will discuss how video lessons created in WeVideo have been successfully used to teach digital citizenship lessons asynchronously in 2020-2021. Participants should leave with ideas and resources to start using video right away with their students and maybe get a few ideas to spice up any videos they are sending out for their students during this time of virtual learning.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Simple? Beautiful? Canva!

You don't need to be a creative genius to be able to create and share beautiful designs. Come learn about the powerful and easy design tools available in Canva for Education. We'll talk about how to make unique presentations, infographics, posters, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Raquel Rand

Raquel Rand

Technology Integrator, GBAPS


Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Increasing Media Literacy Skills through PBS Learning Media

According to Common Sense Media, teens spent an average of nine hours a day online even before COVID and the start of our mostly virtual world. As a result, media literacy is an increasingly important tool for our students. In this workshop, you will uncover free, standards-based media resources to teach your students in grades 3-12 to become media literate citizens through the PBS Learning Media platform (PBSLearningMedia.org). You will learn how to set up your classroom and create media literacy assignments, gaining access to thousands of resources you can use in your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Jessie Nixon

Jessie Nixon

PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education creates free to use, standards aligned, Wisconsin-focused media for grades PreK-12, including videos, games, interactive content, and educator guides. Reach out to Jessie Nixon, an Education Engagement Specialist at PBS Wisconsin Education, to find resources... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT

12:15pm CDT

Breakout with Tammy Gibbons PLC's focused on student learning

Breakout with Tammy Gibbons PLC's focused on student learning more details to come.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Genius Hacks for the Blended and Remote Classroom

Remote learning has given all of us a lot to think about. Some of the ways we did things were so genius that they should stick once the world goes back to normal. Come to find out some genius hacks that we learned doing remote learning in our districts. We will go over Jamboard, Meet and Zoom tools (including Breakouts), Classroom, Seesaw and Flipgrid tools for the win!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Layden

Jen Layden

Technology Integration Coach, Ashwaubenon School District
Welcome to SITA! I am excited to be presenting Breakouts, Flipgrid, DoInk and Seesaw. I am passionate about helping teachers spice up curriculum and standards delivery with integrated technologies that help make learning fun as well as making life easier for the teacher. I love Seesaw... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Google Drawing

Google Drawings is a versatile tool for all ages. It is visually great for younger students and powerful enough to engage middle and high school students. Come learn how to create drop and drag assessments, a digital poster, graphic organizers, and much more. Please bring a Chromebook, tablet, or notebook as you will be working to train in Google Drawings.

Speakers
KG

Kurt Gosdeck

4th Grade & Director of Technology, St. Mark Lutheran School
Kurt Gosdeck serves as 4th grade teacher and school technology director at St. Mark Lutheran School in Green Bay, WI. He instructs staff on how to integrate technology into the curriculum and give students a voice. At his previous school he led the transformation to become the first... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

SMART Learning Suite Online

If you have a SMART board in your room, but are not utilizing the SMART Learning Suite Online, you are missing out! In this session, I will go over how to create an account (you must have an active SMART Notebook license), the interactive activities that are available to create in just minutes, as well as how you can use what you already have to add to SLSO. Lastly, I will show you how your students can interact not just at the board but through SLSO on any device that they have.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

WeVideo

Take your videos to a whole new level! WeVideo subscriptions give you the opportunity to take a boring video presentation and add flair! Bring in arrows, flashes, and more to draw the viewer’s attention to something you want to emphasize. Use templates that are already mostly complete and all you have to do is drop in some pictures or short video clips, save and share! Give your students an exit ticket unlike anything their other teachers are using. Best of all, teach your students how to use WeVideo and watch them blossom before your eyes! They will show you what they know in a very creative and unique way. Best of all they’ll teach you how to make your videos better, too. How do you think I learned so much?

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Google Drive Beyond Basics

Are you interested in taking the Google Level 1 Certification Test, or are you comfortable with Google Drive basics and want to learn more? In this session we’ll go beyond the basics of Google Drive with Docs, Forms and Sheets and really see how you can amp up your usage of these applications. Join us to learn more than just basic features of Docs, Forms & Sheets.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Flipgrid Fever

Flipgrid keeps adding more and more to make this the perfect tool for blended learning, flipped learning and student celebrations and collaboration. Come to learn more about all the ins and outs of Flipgrid and what new features they have added. We will even go into the virtual field trips, topic offerings in the Discovery center and GridPals.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Layden

Jen Layden

Technology Integration Coach, Ashwaubenon School District
Welcome to SITA! I am excited to be presenting Breakouts, Flipgrid, DoInk and Seesaw. I am passionate about helping teachers spice up curriculum and standards delivery with integrated technologies that help make learning fun as well as making life easier for the teacher. I love Seesaw... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Formative Assessment Technology Tools-Where are your students at?

Where are your student's skills at? Come explore some formative online assessment tools that are usable on a variety of platforms. Maximize student achievement by using engaging online tools that will give you the data you need to assess to adjust instruction.


Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Quizziz

Quizizz is a learning platform and assessment tool that allows teachers to create and host interactive lessons and quizzes for synchronous and asynchronous learning. Quizizz can be designed to assess prior knowledge and a learning experience that meets students at their current academic level. By using the lesson option in Quizizz, teachers are able to plan an engaging lesson to reach the stated class objective. Finally, Quizizz can be constructed to check what students have clearly understood, where gaps are, and any questions that need to be answered or discussed.

Students are able to access Quizizz with a computing device. After giving students a unique access code, a quiz can be presented live in two ways, classic mode or instructor mode, as a timed competition. To use asynchronous learning, a teacher can assign the lesson/quiz with a specific deadline. After the quizzes have been completed, teachers and students can review the answers for feedback. Please bring a computing device to this session for participation and training

Speakers
KG

Kurt Gosdeck

4th Grade & Director of Technology, St. Mark Lutheran School
Kurt Gosdeck serves as 4th grade teacher and school technology director at St. Mark Lutheran School in Green Bay, WI. He instructs staff on how to integrate technology into the curriculum and give students a voice. At his previous school he led the transformation to become the first... Read More →


Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

Seesaw Activities for K-2 Teachers

This session will focus on Seesaw Activities. We will look at how to create our own, but also edit those that are available through the Seesaw Library. I will also share many Activities that I have created or found that relate to grades K-2. Teachers will have time to explore and find items that will work in their curriculum.

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College

1:45pm CDT

SMART Learning Suite Online -1:1, Small Group, and Whole Group Ideas!

SMART Learning Suite Online - 1:1, Small Group, and Whole Group Ideas! Participants who sign up for this session must have an active SMART License and SMART Notebook Software version 19+. In this session, participants will learn how the online platform, SMART Learning Suite Online (SLS Online) can engage students in interactive activities in 1:1, small group, or whole group format. Join to learn as a student and then try to make your own engaging activity for your students to try this school year!

Speakers

Wednesday August 4, 2021 1:45pm - 3:05pm CDT
St. Norbert College
 
Thursday, August 5
 

8:30am CDT

Google Earth: The Only FREE Field Trip

Admit it, you’ve searched for your house or workplace on Google Earth just to see what was there! ... Or you’re about to because I brought it up! Come see what Google Earth is really all about. The only FREE virtual field trip that doesn’t need a permission slip and can open the world up to your students in math, science, literature, or the arts with National Geographic photo quality. Come and explore Google Earth’s 30 years of satellite telemetry showing urban growth or habitat loss. Study some famous geographical features of Earth, the moon or Mars! Stroll at street level around Europe’s greatest landmarks or take a walk on the Great Wall of China! Consider works of art in their finest museums or see moments of an author’s life through their eyes and more all without leaving the classroom! Create your own lesson, or borrow someone else's for your class in 5 minutes. This multi-purpose platform is loaded so come check it out!

Speakers
avatar for Wayne Pierre

Wayne Pierre

Speaker, Attendee, GLENBROOK
Elementary music tech.


Thursday August 5, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Google Tips & Tricks for Organization

I will show you tip for staying organized in the various Google Apps, such as Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Classroom, and Google Drive.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Round Table- Elementary

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Speakers
avatar for Tamara Schacht

Tamara Schacht

District Media Specialist, School District of Mishicot
I have worked in education for 14 years, and this is my ninth year in the School District of Mishicot. I am the District Media Specialist and Tech Coach, so I work with teachers throughout the district to teach digital citizenship, literacy, technology skills, and a love for reading... Read More →


Thursday August 5, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

8:30am CDT

Digital Storytelling: Unlocking Student Voice Through Audio/Video Creation

Harness the power of technology to create a multitude of audio and video projects. Give students a voice in your classroom, provide alternative methods to demonstrate mastery, and create opportunities for peer evaluation. In this session, we will explore how to create audio-video projects that showcase student learning. Participants will learn a variety of tools to create products of learning and explore tools to create their own products to take back to their classrooms. We will look at the process from creation to award shows and all the steps in between. The use of Flipgrid will be a significant part of the presentation along with Google Apps like: Slides, Forms, Docs and audio video creation tools will be infused into this session to produce dynamic learning products. The session will be a show and share with time for participants creating their own products.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

12 things you maybe didn't know about Google Keep and Gmail

Have you been using Google Keep? You might be wondering what is Google keep and how can I use it. We will look at ways you can use Google keep. We have all used gmail. but, there are some great features that you might not be aware of, or might have forgotten. The countdown is on.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Educational Scavenger hunts! Amazing Race or Mission Impossible --Creating Active Learning

Create learning activities that engage students and get them moving. Our adventure will start with a hands on get out of your seat activity and progresses through several activities where you learn what is possible while you complete the activities. This session will show you how to unlock the full potential of Google Forms for education. We will examine ways to use Forms to create interactive activities that utilize the unique functions of Google Forms. We will look at creating Amazing Race interactive lessons and digital breakout rooms. This session will provide you instruction on the potential of Forms, Google Maps, and other tools to create adventures for your own students.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Google Earth Advanced: for the video editor in all of us

Do you ever get really jealous at that one staff member who really geeks out their presentations or classroom videos? How do they do that? Come and learn a few ways to spice up your basic green screen classroom adventures, build lesson tours that bring “I get it now” and “Ooh’s” from your adoring students, or excite even the advanced animators with spectacular fly-overs. Pairing this class with my other course “Google Earth: the Only FREE Field Trip” is not required, but will only broaden your horizons and send your students' learning soaring!

Speakers
avatar for Wayne Pierre

Wayne Pierre

Speaker, Attendee, GLENBROOK
Elementary music tech.


Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Google Jamboard: Increase Student Engagement & Collaboration

In this session participants will learn to use G Suite's digital whiteboard to engage students collaboratively in flexible learning spaces.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

How to Save the World: Using The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as the Context to Promote Global Literacy, Research and Advocacy

We will explore the use of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals as the framework for a research project that also increases global awareness and explores ways that kids can make a difference. We will look at resources, project examples and scope and sequences to accomplish a large or small project.


Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

10:00am CDT

Zoom Tools & Tricks

Using the zoom settings and tools, I will show you some tricks and tips to making your zoom experience a positive one.

Speakers

Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Up Your Game With Flippity

Bored with your students’ responses to content retention and reviewing information? Flippity is a content game platform that allows you to build your own quizzes, educational games, digital breakouts, & more! Flippity easily allows you to input your content into a google sheet that will self publish as a link for digital locks, Jeopardy, Bingo, matching and more! Flippity can serve as a standard learning tool, an enrichment activity, or an intervention assessment so that your students won't even realize they are learning your content. Works great with Seesaw and Canvas or as its own stand alone link! Come and take your student engagement to a whole new level with Flippity!

Speakers
avatar for Wayne Pierre

Wayne Pierre

Speaker, Attendee, GLENBROOK
Elementary music tech.


Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Creative Writing have you met Google Slides?

Bring student writing to life with Google Slides. You may know Google Slides as a presentation tool, but it can be an amazing writing and creation tool. Explore the potential of Google Slides to unlock student creativity. Participants will learn how to create their own picture book that includes dynamic images, animation, and so much more. You will have the choice of creating a simple picture book, or   or a choose your own adventure story. Come with ideas for your story and we will make your story come to life.

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Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Google Classroom for Beginners

Google Classroom has grown immensely in the past year. Even for teachers who have used Classroom to survive pandemic teaching, there's a lot to know to use the platform effectively and efficently. In this session, we will go through creating, assigning, and scheduing different types of posts in Classroom, managing student responses, giving feedback, and communicating with students and families.

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Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Round Table - Secondary

Round Table discussion on…

Speakers
avatar for Tamara Schacht

Tamara Schacht

District Media Specialist, School District of Mishicot
I have worked in education for 14 years, and this is my ninth year in the School District of Mishicot. I am the District Media Specialist and Tech Coach, so I work with teachers throughout the district to teach digital citizenship, literacy, technology skills, and a love for reading... Read More →


Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

Using Technology to Engage Literacy Learners in the Elementary Classroom

This class will explore a variety of tools (both free and paid) that can be used in elementary classroom or specials settings to engage students with literature and reading. A ton of resources will be provided with some freebies. This is applicable primarily for K-5 teachers as there will be a variety of tech tools discussed that apply specifically to those grade levels. We will look at a variety of resources, tools, lessons and experiences. This is meant to be engaging and is fast paced with plenty of notes and ideas provided.


Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College

12:15pm CDT

School Morning announcements with the Littles

Do you want to build school community? Do you use the PA system to announce what is for lunch? Recorded morning announcements with elementary students is possible. During the session, we will talk about how to set up morning announcements for elementary students and discuss the benefits of doing school wide recorded announcements.

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Thursday August 5, 2021 12:15pm - 1:35pm CDT
St. Norbert College