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The Midwest Summit is a two-day, hands-on conference focusing on integrating Google for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments. All presentations will be from Google for Education Certified Innovators and Certified Trainers, and local Googley talent!

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Monday, November 14
 

10:00am

Stranger Sites: Exploring the Unknown that is the New Google Sites
Earlier this summer, a new version of Google Sites was announced and a beta program followed shortly after. By the time this conference comes around, Sites may be live for everyone. Regardless, we’ll take a look at the massive redesign, revel in what’s new and improved, discuss what needs more love, and explore creating a new site from scratch, noting the key differences between the old and the new.

Speakers
avatar for David Chan

David Chan

Director of Instructional Technology, Evanston Township High School D202
David S. Chan is the Director of Instructional Technology at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) where he oversees the libraries, media centers, and student tech support center. He is the project lead for the District's 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative.David is a Google for Education... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Wilderness 4

10:00am

Formative Assessments (and MORE) with Seesaw
It has never been easier to have e-portfolios in your classroom! Seesaw is a one stop shop for parent communication, digital citizenship lessons, formative assessments, and much more! During this session, you will have a hands on experience with Seesaw to understand the impact that it can have in your school/classroom! ***Please download the app before you come if you are bringing in iPad/Tablet!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Zurawski-Wathke

Jen Zurawski-Wathke

Library Media/Instructional Technology Specialist, School District of West De Pere
Jen is a Library Media/Instructional Technology Specialist for the School District of West De Pere. Jen has a passion for creatively blending the world of literacy and technology. She has presented at local, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics including Google Apps... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Sandstone 8/9

10:00am

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Lake Delton Boardroom

10:00am

Fired Up For February - A PersonalizedPD Experience
Tired of the same old professional development? So were we! After listening to an excellent session by Anthony VonBank at last year’s TIES conference, the seeds for our PD challenge were sown. For the month of February, we challenged our staff to innovate and integrate technology in their classrooms, based on the SAMR model. This session will discuss how we set it up, how it went, survey results, and what we plan to do in the future.

Speakers
avatar for Josh Gauthier

Josh Gauthier

Josh is a Technology Training Specialist and former Business and Information Technology Educator. Currently working with grades 5 through 8 in the School District of De Pere(Wisconsin), Josh is ever passionate about the role that technology can play in increasing opportunities for... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Glacier A/B

10:00am

Supporting the Standards for Mathematical Practice with Google Classroom
An often forgotten part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the Standards for Mathematical Practice are just as important as the content standards. They provide a guide for how teachers can work to develop students as strong mathematical thinkers and problem solvers. In this session, we will discuss what the standards mean, and then look at resources and exercises that can be used by teachers to support these standards. Google Classroom will help us organize and distribute resources, provide a mechanism for student collaboration, and allow for effective feedback to students.

Speakers
avatar for James Eichmiller

James Eichmiller

Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning, Downers Grove Grade School District 58
"I am the Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning for Downers Grove Grade School District 58. I am a Google Certified Teacher. I started my educational career as a high school math teacher. In recent years I have worked in various educational technology roles. I enjoy... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Tundra C/D

10:00am

What’s New with Google: Amplifying the 4C’s
The four C’s, communication, critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration, are the heart of an engaging, effective 21st century classroom. Experience this hands on session designed to introduce educators to some of Google’s newest tools all designed to bring the four C’s to life in the classroom. Come learn about how Google Classroom enhances communication by streamlining digital workflow and how Google Forms promotes critical thinking through its new quiz feature. See how Google Expeditions will spark creativity as students design and share landscapes and how Google Spaces improves collaboration by syncing all Google tools in one place. Not only will participants explore some of Google’s newest tools and features, they will also discover the direct correlation between Google and the four C’s, and will be prepared to increase student engagement, participation, and motivation.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Holmer

Corey Holmer

EdTech, Lake Forest High School
Corey Holmer is a Google Certified Innovator and authorized Google for Education Certified Trainer who leverages educational technologies to engage all learners. Corey has been recognized by the ISTE organization as the 2015 Outstanding Young Educator for his work in coaching and... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Wilderness 2/5

11:15am

Google Dashboard for beginners
Are you tasked with managing the Google Apps Dashboard? Are you lost? Do you need a guide to help answer some questions about where things are in the dashboard? This session is for you. Come and see the basics for the Google Dashboard and ask your questions in a safe and welcoming environment.

Speakers
avatar for Karl Hehr

Karl Hehr

Technology Director, Ames Community Schools
Tech director @ Ames CSD. Passionate, driven & outspoken advocate for change in education. Apple fanboy, CCA, DEN Star Educator & Google Certified Trainer.


Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Tundra C/D

11:15am

Travel the World without leaving your Classroom with Google Expeditions
Got cardboard? Then you’re ready to travel the world. In this session, we’ll review the basics of Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions. Next, we’ll discuss classroom setups and how to begin using Expeditions for nearly any subject or grade level. There will be plenty of time to explore and brainstorm ideas for how to set up your own field trip experience. BYOC (bring your own cardboard) encouraged, but we’ll have some demo units as well.

Speakers
avatar for David Chan

David Chan

Director of Instructional Technology, Evanston Township High School D202
David S. Chan is the Director of Instructional Technology at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) where he oversees the libraries, media centers, and student tech support center. He is the project lead for the District's 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative.David is a Google for Education... Read More →
avatar for Mina Marien

Mina Marien

Evanston Township High School, Evanston Township High School
Mina Marien is an instructional Technology Specialist at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, IL. She previously taught Latin and supported teachers in the World Languages department as an instructional coach. She loves working with students in classes throughout the school... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Wilderness 4

11:15am

Get Going with Google Photos
Leverage visual learning and mobile engagement with Google Photos! This session uses Google Photos as a way to learn collaboratively and make learning visible. Participants should come with a mobile device with the Google Photos app (free) pre-downloaded on their phone.

Speakers
avatar for David Freeburg

David Freeburg

Elementary Associate Principal, Eden Prairie Public Schools
David Freeburg works for the Eden Prairie Public Schools as an elementary Associate Principal. In this role he works to support students and, teachers with learning experiences that can be leveraged for personalized learning opportunities. He uses his background as a Google Certified... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Wilderness 1

11:15am

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Lake Delton Boardroom

11:15am

Assessing Professional Learning Practices
An important piece of professional learning is evaluating the content, context, process and implementation of the learning. If you are in a coaching role, school or teacher leadership role, and would like to develop ways to support the evaluation and implementation of professional learning, this session is for you! We will review a variety of tools and practices for assessing professional learning while using Google Forms and other apps. We will provide participants with time to ideate and prototype an example of a tool for assessing professional learning.

Speakers
avatar for Caroline Haebig

Caroline Haebig

Digital Learning Coordinator, School District of New Berlin
BioCaroline D. Haebig currently is the Digital Learning Coordinator for the School District of New Berlin, a pK-12 district, in New Berlin, WI. She leads teachers, instructional coaches and administrators to improve how students engage in the learning process.  Haebig creates professional... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Tundra A/B

11:15am

Introduction to Awesome Tables
In this Awesome session you will learn how awesome Awesome Tables can be. We will have a peak at the different types of Awesome Tables and how you can use them to better visualize your data.

Speakers

Monday November 14, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Glacier A/B

1:15pm

GoGuardian
GoGuardian has helped thousands of educators across the country harness the power of the internet for learning, without harmful content or distractions getting in the way.

If you're new to GoGuardian, join us to learn about our various solutions including classroom management and monitoring, filtering, and theft recovery.

Currently using GoGuardian? Come learn about our newest features and upcoming releases.

Speakers
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Weston Stout

Regional Sales Manager, GoGuardian


Monday November 14, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Glacier C/D

1:15pm

Embedding Add-Ons and Web Apps into Your Learning Environment
Utilizing Add-Ons and Web Apps can create meaningful learning experiences that engage your students and promote the 4Cs. This session will focus on effective strategies for embedding Google Add-Ons and Web Apps into your learning environment to enhance GAFE. Some specific Add-Ons and Web Apps we will explore include Lucidchart, Movenote, Screencastify, Google Draw, and MindMeister. Using these tools allows students to create and publish authentic artifacts that demonstrate mastery of classroom content and learning goals. You’ll come away with hands-on experiences, sample lessons, and best practice-based classroom application.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Digital Learning Coach, School District of New Berlin
Jennifer Schlie-Reed is an ISTE Emerging Leader (2014), a Google Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Trainer and a PBS Digital Innovator (2015). She is a Digital Learning Coach in the School District of New Berlin and works with educators in grades K-12. She has also taught... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Tundra A/B

1:15pm

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Monday November 14, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Lake Delton Boardroom

1:15pm

The Motherload of Mapping (and Virtual Reality) Resources for Education
There are so many more applications for mapping in the classroom beyond just geography and history. What about language arts, math, science, business, art, foreign languages? In this session, I'll be sharing the motherload of mapping resources for education and beyond. We'll discuss Google Maps, Google Earth, and many great tools outside the Googlesphere. And now with so many VR additions with Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions, there are even more opportunities to integrate mapping and geography into any curriculum. Specific curriculum examples, activities and MOOC's will be shared that you can take back to your class the very next day.

Speakers
avatar for Kurt Wismer

Kurt Wismer

Business, Marketing & IT Teacher, North Fond du Lac School District
Kurt teaches Business, Marketing and IT for the North Fond du Lac School District. In addition, he is a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Google Education Trainer. Kurt uses technology throughout his curriculum to create durable learning experiences that are both rigorous... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Sandstone 3

2:30pm

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Monday November 14, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Lake Delton Boardroom

2:30pm

Becoming a Google Jedi Master
Have you been wondering what Google can do for you and your students to help make you more efficient and effective as an instructor and help your students become better organized?
In this session you will learn how to quickly use some of Google core tools and some less talked about tools to become a Google Jedi Master. You will learn how all of the tools together can help you and your students in both your personal and professional lives to make is seem like you are using the Force to get things done.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Hommerding

Ben Hommerding

Technology Innovationist, St. Norbert College


Monday November 14, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sandstone 3

2:30pm

Using GAFE to Support Student-Centered Coaching
Student-Centered Coaching is a type of school-based coaching that focuses on the learning needs of the students and is a type of coaching that impacts teacher practice and student learning. Utilizing a student-centered approach, the work of the coach and teacher focuses on specific goals for student learning, which allows the coach to measure the impact of strategies used and leads to increased student achievement. In this session we will explore what student-centered coaching looks like at both the elementary and secondary levels from the perspective of a Digital Learning Coach. This session will also explore strategies for integrating Google Apps for Education, Google Web Apps and Add-Ons, and iPad apps to support the student-centered coaching work.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Digital Learning Coach, School District of New Berlin
Jennifer Schlie-Reed is an ISTE Emerging Leader (2014), a Google Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Trainer and a PBS Digital Innovator (2015). She is a Digital Learning Coach in the School District of New Berlin and works with educators in grades K-12. She has also taught... Read More →


Monday November 14, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tundra A/B
 
Tuesday, November 15
 

8:30am

Video Tools You Should Be Using
If you have been thinking about how to integrate video into your class or school, this is the session for you. We will discuss and create videos using Google Hangouts, YouTube, and WeVideo. You will also learn about free Teleprompters that work on Chromebooks! We will also show you some new emerging tech like 360 Cameras and drones.

Once familiar with the tools, you will learn about how we created a video network at Winneconne and North Fond du Lac using YouTube including, daily announcements, weekly shows, student projects, district projects, live broadcasts of elementary book shares, and live broadcasts of some school sports (we even have commentators!). Most of the tools we have used are free and available to everyone! Come learn about video creation in a collaborative session that will help jumpstart you and your school with video production!

Speakers
avatar for Ben Hommerding

Ben Hommerding

Technology Innovationist, St. Norbert College
avatar for Kurt Wismer

Kurt Wismer

Business, Marketing & IT Teacher, North Fond du Lac School District
Kurt teaches Business, Marketing and IT for the North Fond du Lac School District. In addition, he is a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Google Education Trainer. Kurt uses technology throughout his curriculum to create durable learning experiences that are both rigorous... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Wilderness 1

8:30am

Team Technology Coaching Session- Hands On
Come as a team or an individual and bring a project you are working on and something you want to learn more about. As a group - along with some experts - we will help you try to solve some technology hurdle, get a project started or take a technology initiative to the next level! 

Speakers

Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Glacier A/B

8:30am

Enhancing Student-Centered Learning with Inquiry
This session will focus on student-centered learning that is driven by inquiry-based learning. Inquiry-based learning is an active learning approach that focuses on questioning, critical thinking, and problem solving. Utilizing inquiry-based learning within your classroom will promote student-centered learning and building student understanding and ownership of their learning. This session will focus on ways to integrate GAFE, Google Web Apps/Add-Ons, and iPad creation apps to support inquiry. We will look at the importance of “checking for understanding” and how formative assessment can be used to improve student achievement. During the session, we will also discuss the design principles for inquiry-based learning activities/projects and strategies for students to reflect and provide peer feedback. You’ll come away with hands-on experiences, sample lessons/activities, and best practices/classroom applications.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Digital Learning Coach, School District of New Berlin
Jennifer Schlie-Reed is an ISTE Emerging Leader (2014), a Google Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Trainer and a PBS Digital Innovator (2015). She is a Digital Learning Coach in the School District of New Berlin and works with educators in grades K-12. She has also taught... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Tundra A/B

8:30am

Google for All! Using Google Tools to Differentiate for ALL kids
Google Apps for Ed has changed the way our kids collaborate and create content while learning and there are so many built in features that can assist our kids that struggle and that help us truly personalize for all kids! This fast-paced session will highlight tips and tricks that we can use to assist students using the many tools available in Google Apps for Education. Google Docs Add Ons, Chrome Apps and Extensions and some of the new Forms features will be shared to help our diverse learners succeed both in and outside of our classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Tammy Lind

Tammy Lind

Instructional Technology Coach
Tammy is an Instructional Coach in Southeastern Wisconsin.  She is a Google Education Trainer and a Google Certified Innovator as well as an Intel Master Teacher.  A former special education teacher, Tammy is passionate about finding web-based technologies to make the curriculum... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Sandstone 8/9

8:30am

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Lake Delton Boardroom

8:30am

Using Data to drive your decision making
As technology directors we are often asked how we "justify" purchases. Or can we show how these tools are "helping" kids. In this session I will walk through tools and strategies we use to bring data before teachers, admins, committees and school boards. We will talk through forms, Clarity Surveys and data conversation starters.

Speakers
avatar for Karl Hehr

Karl Hehr

Technology Director, Ames Community Schools
Tech director @ Ames CSD. Passionate, driven & outspoken advocate for change in education. Apple fanboy, CCA, DEN Star Educator & Google Certified Trainer.


Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Tundra C/D

9:45am

All Things YouTube - Discover, Curate, and Create
We'll start with the basics of YouTube, followed by some advanced tips/tricks, focusing on creating, sharing, and curating YouTube channels and playlists. Topics will include everything from how to create, upload, share, annotate, and edit videos. We'll also review screencasting, some basic free and paid tools that are available, and how to best utilize videos in the classroom. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask targeted questions as well as practice everything that is discussed and shared.

Speakers
avatar for David Chan

David Chan

Director of Instructional Technology, Evanston Township High School D202
David S. Chan is the Director of Instructional Technology at Evanston Township High School (ETHS) where he oversees the libraries, media centers, and student tech support center. He is the project lead for the District's 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative.David is a Google for Education... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 9:45am - 11:45am
Wilderness 4

9:45am

Google Photos Safari!
Crikey! You’ve heard about Google Photos but haven’t really checked it out, right? Well, now’s your chance. During this session, we’ll cover installing and setting up Google Photos on your mobile device (iOS or Android) and send you out into the wilds of the Wilderness Hotel & Resort with some photo assignments so you can learn to use the features like making animations, slideshows, collages, albums and more! (Note: This will be a hands on session where you will be using your mobile device (tablet or phone) to take photos but you should also bring a laptop or Chromebook so you can access your Google Photos online as well.)

Speakers
avatar for Chad Kafka

Chad Kafka

Technology Integration Specialist, Franklin Public Schools
Chad Kafka works as a district Technology Integration Specialist for Franklin Public Schools in Wisconsin where he collaborates with teachers to enhance students' learning. Chad enjoys presenting and networking with educators at the state and national level. Chad has presented for... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 9:45am - 11:45am
Sandstone 8/9

9:45am

Learn to Code With Google Apps Script
Google Apps Script is a simple to use tool that can enhance Google Apps in a countless number of ways. It is based on javascript and cloud based, making it is very simple for beginners to learn. This is lowers the barrier to learning programming, allowing beginners to get started quickly.

After this session, participants will understand what Google Apps Script is, and what it is capable of. You will know how to find and interpret documentation, and where to access tutorials and other learning materials. You will write 5-6 short scripts, that demonstrate how this simple tool can extend Google Apps.

This session will be very hands on, with your fingers on the keyboard, learning through exploration.

Speakers
avatar for James Eichmiller

James Eichmiller

Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning, Downers Grove Grade School District 58
"I am the Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning for Downers Grove Grade School District 58. I am a Google Certified Teacher. I started my educational career as a high school math teacher. In recent years I have worked in various educational technology roles. I enjoy... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 9:45am - 11:45am
Tundra C/D

12:45pm

Chromebook Deployment: The Launch to Learning without Limits
Join the Oshkosh Area School District to learn how we went from zero to nearly 7000 Chromebooks. H ear about the logistics of how we deployed Chromebooks to staff and students and how we have created a sustainable model with an emphasis on changing learning in the classroom.  OASD Leadership Team members will walk participants through the process of deploying the new devices and highlight the importance of engaging numerous departments to support technology-rich curriculum and more. The Leadership Team will also discuss the features that made Chromebooks the right choice for our 1:1 initiative and explain how we have partnered with Technology Resource Advisors (TRA) to ensure a sustainable model for our 1:1 program.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Elkendier

Chris Elkendier

Director of EDU Sector, Technology Resource Advisors
Chris Elkendier is the Director of Education Sector at Technology Resource Advisors. He has been in the education industry for over 10 years and has an unhealthy obsession with Chromebooks.  
avatar for Dave Last

Dave Last

IT Transition Specialist, Oshkosh Area School District
I have been working in the Oshkosh Area School District since 2001. I am a member of the Technology Services team. I have been in charge of the life cycle of our Chromebooks since we adopted them in our district during the 2012 - 2013 school year. I have also been involved in our... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Wilderness 1

12:45pm

Empowering Students through Feedback & Reflection using GAFE
Collaboration and communication through the implementation of digital learning practices help prepare all students to succeed as lifelong learners. Formative assessment can be used to improve student achievement and, when students receive descriptive feedback on their work, they are able to analyze what they have done well and identify areas for improvement. Google Apps can provide students with effective tools to help learners receive and provide feedback, along with opportunities to reflect on the learning outcomes. This session will focus on feedback and reflection through the use of GAFE including Docs, Forms, Hangouts, Add-Ons and Web Apps. Specifically, we will look at how lessons/projects that utilize Google Apps can connect students of various grade levels and encourage collaboration within the same school and beyond. You’ll come away with hands-on experiences, sample lessons/activities, and best practices/classroom applications.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Jennifer Schlie-Reed

Digital Learning Coach, School District of New Berlin
Jennifer Schlie-Reed is an ISTE Emerging Leader (2014), a Google Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Trainer and a PBS Digital Innovator (2015). She is a Digital Learning Coach in the School District of New Berlin and works with educators in grades K-12. She has also taught... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Tundra A/B

12:45pm

Keep Yourself Organized with Google Keep
Google Keep is a powerful, collaborative note taking and task management resource that will help you and your students get organized and collaborate. Google Keep is so much more than just note-taking! Students can make and share notes, create task lists, and much more in a visually appealing and functional way. This hands on session will provide lots of ideas to get started using Google Keep with your kids AND for your own professional uses.

Speakers
avatar for Tammy Lind

Tammy Lind

Instructional Technology Coach
Tammy is an Instructional Coach in Southeastern Wisconsin.  She is a Google Education Trainer and a Google Certified Innovator as well as an Intel Master Teacher.  A former special education teacher, Tammy is passionate about finding web-based technologies to make the curriculum... Read More →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Sandstone 8/9

12:45pm

Adding To With Add-Ons
My dad always told me to work smarter not harder. Google Add-ons adds functionality to Google Docs. This sessions will cover some a few of these add-ons and show you how to use them.

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 →


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Tundra E/F

12:45pm

Can You Breakout Edu?
Come experience the hot Breakout EDU trend! You and other participants will take part in a simulation similar to the escape rooms. You will put your problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration skills to the test. Space is limited for each sessions, so sign up, come experience and then learn more!

Speakers

Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Lake Delton Boardroom

12:45pm

Chromebook Check-in workflows for the feint of heart
Are you tasked with checking in hundreds or thousands of Chromebooks every summer? How are you managing this? Accounting for repairs? Does the student have the right computer? In this session we will work through a tested and successful workflow for checking in devices at the end of each school year. See how Ames CSD does it, look under the hood at the system and walk out with your own working copy of the workflow!

Speakers
avatar for Karl Hehr

Karl Hehr

Technology Director, Ames Community Schools
Tech director @ Ames CSD. Passionate, driven & outspoken advocate for change in education. Apple fanboy, CCA, DEN Star Educator & Google Certified Trainer.


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Tundra C/D