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Thursday, July 25
 

9:00am

Accessibility Features in Google Apps for Education
Speakers
avatar for Clair Judas

Clair Judas

Special Education Technology Specialist, Area Education Agency 267
Clair Judas works for AEA 267 in Cedar Falls, IA. For 19 years, Clair taught students with special needs. Since the 2000-2001 school year he has worked as a Special Education Technology Specialist, supporting students and teachers in both the general and special education settings... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am
Room 5

9:00am

Google Forms for Beginners
Recommended for beginning users of Google Forms, in this session participants will learn to design and distribute a Google Form for professional or classroom use. Further, participants review ways to collaborate on the construction of a form and analyze of the data collected.

Speakers
avatar for Tony Amsler

Tony Amsler

Education Account Manager, Infrastructure Technology Solutions


Thursday July 25, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am
Room 1

9:00am

What Can Google Apps Do for Your District?
This session will provide an overview of Google Apps for education and what it can do to support teaching and learning. We will look at the potential of the core apps of Gmail, Calendar, Drive and Sites. 

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Beher

Stacy Beher

Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Center, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Stacy is a former elementary and middle school teacher and also spent some time as a district technology director. She is currently the Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Services at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she works with a team of digital learning consultants... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 9:00am - 9:50am
Room 7

10:00am

Getting Started with Sites
This session is for Google Sites newbies. We'll walk through the steps of creating, editing, and sharing a Google Site, and you'll walk out of the session with your very own Google Site! We'll also talk about some of the basic ways that you can make your site more user-friendly and visually appealing.

Speakers
avatar for Seth Denney

Seth Denney

Instructional Technology Specialist, Great Prairie Area Education Agency


Thursday July 25, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 5

10:00am

Google Groups- the Red Headed Step Child of Google Apps
Too often this feature of Google Apps for Education is overlooked.  We will look at how to make groups for sharing purposes, list servs, and many other purposes. We will learn how to make self subscribing groups as well as how to set proper permissions on groups so that they can accomplish exactly what you want them to do. Lastly we will discover how to embed these groups into Google Sites to make access easier.

Speakers
avatar for Lance Lennon

Lance Lennon

Director of Technology, Eagle Grove Schools
Lance Lennon has been in education for 20 + years, the last 18 have been as a technology director and technology integrationist. He is a Certified Casper Administrator, a DEN Star Educator, an Apple Teacher, a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Administrator, and a Google... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 7

11:00am

Go Beyond the Inbox with Gmail
Speakers
avatar for Jeff Sypersma

Jeff Sypersma

Technology Support Supervisor, Northwest AEA
Jeff is the Technology Support Supervisor for Northwest AEA and a GSFE Trainer. Jeff provides technology support to districts by providing technology audits, deployments, and professional development and training to teachers and central office staff. Jeff is the Executive Director... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 7

1:00pm

An Introduction to Calendar
Speakers
avatar for Jeff Sypersma

Jeff Sypersma

Technology Support Supervisor, Northwest AEA
Jeff is the Technology Support Supervisor for Northwest AEA and a GSFE Trainer. Jeff provides technology support to districts by providing technology audits, deployments, and professional development and training to teachers and central office staff. Jeff is the Executive Director... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 7

2:00pm

Go Crazy with Calendars
Speakers
avatar for Jeff Sypersma

Jeff Sypersma

Technology Support Supervisor, Northwest AEA
Jeff is the Technology Support Supervisor for Northwest AEA and a GSFE Trainer. Jeff provides technology support to districts by providing technology audits, deployments, and professional development and training to teachers and central office staff. Jeff is the Executive Director... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 7

2:00pm

Google Maps Just for You!
Speakers
avatar for Seth Denney

Seth Denney

Instructional Technology Specialist, Great Prairie Area Education Agency


Thursday July 25, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 5

2:00pm

Shining Up Google Chrome
Google Chrome isn't just another web browser! Sign-in, sync, settings, shortcuts, web apps, and extensions make it a user-friendly, powerful tool you can use with all of your devices. Just a few simple tips and tricks, and you'll be well on your way to being a Chrome power user!

Speakers

Thursday July 25, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 4

3:00pm

60 Apps and Extensions in 60 Minutes
Hold on to your hats boys and girls because we will try to fly through 60 great Chrome web apps and extensions in 60 minutes! Chrome apps and extensions are what help you make the most of the web. Web apps are those shortcuts to websites you can use and I'll showcase some that tie in with Google Drive and then we will look at some of my favorite Chrome extensions to help make your browsing experience more efficient and these extensions can also be used to help support accommodations for students! READY... SET...GO!

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Beher

Stacy Beher

Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Center, Grant Wood Area Education Agency
Stacy is a former elementary and middle school teacher and also spent some time as a district technology director. She is currently the Coordinator of Digital Learning & Media Services at Grant Wood AEA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she works with a team of digital learning consultants... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Room 2

3:00pm

Google Sites: So Much Better than that Old Trifold Brochure
Trifold brochures are out, Google Sites are in!  Come learn how to use Google Sites and ideas to implement into your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Fath

Jamie Fath

Tech Coordinator, Southeast Polk CSD
Jamie Fath is the technology integration coordinator for Southeast Polk CSD and works with teachers to integrate technology to enhance learning in their classroom. She has worked with teachers, administrators and students to use technology for learning for the past 10 years. Besides... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Room 5

3:00pm

Google Drive- Collaboration for Teachers and Students
Speakers
avatar for Jeff Sypersma

Jeff Sypersma

Technology Support Supervisor, Northwest AEA
Jeff is the Technology Support Supervisor for Northwest AEA and a GSFE Trainer. Jeff provides technology support to districts by providing technology audits, deployments, and professional development and training to teachers and central office staff. Jeff is the Executive Director... Read More →


Thursday July 25, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Room 1

3:00pm

Google+ for the Beginner
In this session, participants will review the basic features of Google+ to enhance their professional learning network. These basic features will include Profiles, Explore, Circles, Communities, and Hangouts. The "On Air" feature of Hangouts will also be explored.

Speakers
avatar for Tony Amsler

Tony Amsler

Education Account Manager, Infrastructure Technology Solutions


Thursday July 25, 2013 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Room 3