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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!

PRESENTATION:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XOfhHz2UP1EYlYv7f-aUmKjSVzleBKFgNLnxDVH4B5M/edit?usp=sharing

Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/kg_xkXs_j24

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

8:30am CDT

Cancelled - 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.

Recorded session: https://youtu.be/xYuCxj-RMkk

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Tuesday August 3, 2021 8:30am - 9:50am 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.

Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/dJvvIy4TcXY

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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.  View the presentation here.

Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/J9rIcbeHMng

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.

PRESENTATION:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1CoXmAwMyMzb6qUCRvDoaX-mENdRG2mWCfDqDz-9TO-0/edit?usp=sharing

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/iT4HD3vDT9I

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
avatar for Liz Chavez

Liz Chavez

Technology Integrator, GBAPS


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 versatile professionally and with students.

Session Recording: Using Google to structure independent and self-paced learning - Jodi Nickels

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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!  View the presentation here.

Session Recording: https://youtu.be/S0M7N59TO4Y

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

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
avatar for Liz Chavez

Liz Chavez

Technology Integrator, GBAPS


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.

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

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.

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Wednesday August 4, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am 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.

Session Recording

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avatar for Lisa Olson

Lisa Olson

Technology Integration Specialist, Green Bay Area Public Schools
Lisa Olson has been employed for 30 years by the Green Bay Area Public Schools, the first 22 years she was a classroom teacher, and then she became a Technology Integration Specialist. Lisa earned her BA from the University of Northern Iowa in Elementary Education, with a minor in... Read More →


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!

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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.

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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.

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avatar for Shelly Karstens

Shelly Karstens

Library Media Specialist


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.

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avatar for Ben Brazeau

Ben Brazeau

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Shawano School District
Ben Brazeau is the Instructional Technology Coordinator in Shawano, Wisconsin and adjunct professor at UWGB. He has infused technology to create engaging lessons for students in his own classroom and now supports teachers to integrate technology with their students. Ben is a huge... Read More →


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!

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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.

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avatar for Tina Lemmens

Tina Lemmens

Math & Digital Learning Specialist, CESA 7
The past three years, I have had the opportunity to work as CESA 7's Math and Digital Learning Specialist.  In this role, I have worked with regional educators as they continuously develop their capacity to use EdTech to support learning for ALL students in flexible learning spaces... Read More →


Thursday August 5, 2021 10:00am - 11:20am 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 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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Speakers
avatar for Ben Brazeau

Ben Brazeau

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Shawano School District
Ben Brazeau is the Instructional Technology Coordinator in Shawano, Wisconsin and adjunct professor at UWGB. He has infused technology to create engaging lessons for students in his own classroom and now supports teachers to integrate technology with their students. Ben is a huge... Read More →


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 efficiently. In this session, we will go through creating, assigning, and scheduling 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