Google at ISTE 2017

We hope to see you at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio. Visit us at Booth #1718 for demos and Room #214D for short presentations given by educators and Googlers.


Session Schedule (Room #214D):

Monday, June 26

Time Session
9:30 AM

Shake Up Learning with Google Keep

Presenter: Kasey Bell

Google Keep is a secret weapon for goal setting, reflection, annotation, research, and more! Find out how to maximize the potential of this tool and get creative with your visual note-taking!

10:00 AM

Google Earth from a New Perspective

Presenter: Emily Henderson

Google Earth was built to inspire the next generation of curious minds to explore, learn and care about our vast, fragile planet. And now, Google Earth has made its way home to Chromebooks! Join us on a journey of storytelling, new features, and beautiful imagery from around the world.

10:30 AM

From Ideas to Innovation with Google tools

Presenter: Donna Teuber

What would it look like if educators were supported to explore new ideas and put them into action in their classrooms? See powerful examples of how teacher-led initiatives with Chromebooks and G Suite have transformed learning in Richland School District Two.

11:00 AM

X's & O's: Google Certified Trainer Application Workshop

Presenter: David Chen

Applying to be a Certified Trainer? Learn what it takes to submit a compelling application. This will be a workshop session so bring your laptops!

11:30 AM

Google Certifications to Empower Your Teachers

Presenter: Mike Daugherty

Effective professional development is key to transforming learning. Google Certifications ensure that teachers are getting the most out of Google tools. Mike and his team led their district to become the first ever to get 100% of its teachers certified. Learn about how they made this happen and the results.

12:00 PM

Be Internet Awesome

Presenter: Connor Regan

Help kids be safe, confident explorers of the online world

12:30 PM

YouTube in Your Classroom

Presenter: Julene Reed, Rick Lapi

Explore academic uses of YouTube, creating channels, playlists, and more! This is an excellent tool for curating videos for blended learning and flipped classrooms as well as publishing and editing videos you create. You, too, can be a YouTube Star!

1:00 PM

Becoming a CS Advocate at Your School

Presenter: Daryl Detrick

Are you interested in championing CS education in your school, but don’t know how to get started? Join Daryl Detrick, Lead CS teacher at Warren Hills and CS4HS graduate, and learn how you can help integrate computer science in your school. Teachers with or without a tech background welcome.

1:30 PM

Chromebooks in and out of the classroom

Presenter: Chantell Manahan

Learn from a Director of Technology how Chromebooks lend themselves to creation and collaboration in the classroom, as well as how students access lessons offline.

2:00 PM

Google Classroom: Mission Control for your Class

Presenter: Ope Bukola

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

2:30 PM

Creating Digital Exit Tickets as Formative Assessments

Presenter: Nneka McGee

Exit tickets are great formative assessment tools to gauge student learning. Save paper and give feedback with digital exit tickets using the G Suite and Google Classroom.

3:00 PM

Creating Virtual Fieldtrips

Presenter: Tara Linney

Fieldtrips require quite a bit of funds and time. What if we were able to personalize these learning excursions in a reachable context? Dive into ways you can curate and create VR using Google Expeditions, YouTube 360, Cardboard and Cospaces.

3:30 PM

Global Explorations with Expeditions and the new Google Earth

Presenter: Julene Reed

Explore the world with your students, raising global awareness and building competencies, as they are immersed in Virtual Reality (VR) with Expeditions and the new Google Earth. Transform and engage with these relevant and amazing geo tools!

4:00 PM

Chromebooks for Hands on Learning

Presenter: Amy Mayer

Arguably, the most fabulous thing about Chromebooks is the ability to get students learning by doing. This session will get you up to speed on how you can get students creating with Chromebooks in any subject for a collaborative learning experience guaranteed to engage your students.

4:30 PM

Ignite the Maker Mindset with Chromebooks, Tinkercad, and 3D Printing

Presenter: Michael Miller

Learn how to use Chromebooks, Tinkercad, and 3D printing alongside core curriculum to ignite your students maker mindset.

5:00 PM

Behind the scenes: How Chromebooks are uniquely built for Edu

Presenter: Cyrus Mistry, Max Kirsch, Karen Greenleaf

Peek under the hood with the product managers for Chromebooks and learn how they built Chrome OS to be different with advanced security, privacy, shareability and cloud management.

Tuesday, June 27

Time Session
9:00 AM

Differentiating with Google Classroom

Presenter: Kathryn Nieves

With the recent update to Google Classroom, differentiation is easier than ever. In this session, learn some strategies for utilizing the differentiation component of Classroom.

9:30 AM

Introducing Google's New Digital Skills Curriculum

Presenter: Megan Herman

Learn more about our free computer literacy course designed to prepare 7th-12th grade students for a growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.

10:00 AM

Infusing Google Expeditions for Daily Curriculum Use

Presenter: Michael Fricano II

Google Expeditions is an engaging 360° learning experience, but it doesn’t have to be a standalone tool. Learn how it can be infused into daily curriculum use through scaffolded & collaborative lessons designed for use with G Suite for Edu apps.

10:30 AM

G+ Communities + Educators = Engagement

Presenter: Dr. Lynne Herr, Jackie Ediger

Learn to use G+ Community features, including: categories, +1, hashtags, comments and activity feeds to build relationships, promote collaboration, provide feedback and improve professional practice in online courses and professional development!

11:00 AM

The big rollout: deploying Chromebooks in Texas

Presenter: Adam Feind

Hear from the CIO of the Year in Texas about managing a large Chromebook rollout. Learn how this district successfully manages 18,000 devices across 28 buildings in grades 3-12 with the simplicity of Chrome Device Management.

11:30 AM

An Impact Portrait: Measuring the impact of G Suite & Chromebooks across the district

Presenter: Mike Daugherty

Three years ago, Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools made the decision to go all in with the G Suite for Education and Chromebooks. The transformation was profound and far-reaching. Learn how the district is measuring impact for students, teachers and parents.

12:00 PM

Building Inquiry with Google 360

Presenter: Jennifer Bloch

If a child is prone to inquiry, they are active thinkers and problem solvers. I will use Google Street View, Youtube and Google Cultural Institute to encourage curiosity and inquiry.

12:30 PM

How creative can you get on Chromebooks? Hint: Very.

Presenter: Ben Sondgeroth

Learn how creative apps on Chromebooks let students use video, podcasts, and interactive whiteboards to construct their knowledge of curriculum.

1:00 PM

Tackling today's media: 4 tools on Chromebooks

Presenter: Ben Sondgeroth

Demo slam of 4 tools on Chromebooks that help students develop listening comprehension and media literacy skills to tackle the media of today.

1:30 PM

Google Classroom and Khan Academy: Making Personalized Learning Seamless

Presenter: Eric Li, Jen Ellison

Learn how teachers are using Khan Academy and Google Classroom to engage and support students at all levels. Find out how these tools work together to save you time and give you rich insight to meet each student’s needs.

2:00 PM

A peek into the future with Android apps on Chromebooks

Presenter: Bill Mackenzie

Hear from one of the first schools to pilot Android apps on Chromebooks in the math classroom. Learn about the power of the vast Android ecosystem coming to students on Chromebooks.

2:30 PM

Google Classroom: Mission Control for your Class

Presenter: Willie Maddox

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

3:00 PM

Google tools A-Z

Presenter: Michelle Armstrong

With literally hundreds of amazing Google tools for classroom use, you could pick any letter from A-Z and discover something new. In this session we will use a random letter generator to do just that! Hope you'll join me.

3:30 PM

Personalized G Suite Training Using an LMS

Presenter: Mandy Froehlich, Matthew Callahan

We will guide participants through the process of creating PD that is personalized to learner needs. Personalized “tracks,” complete curricula with varying formats and leveled activities, will be shown.

4:00 PM

What’s new on Chromebooks?

Presenter: Naveen Viswanatha, Jenny Tolan

2017 is an exciting year for Chromebooks with new available features, a world of learning apps, and a peek into the future of Android apps. Come hear about what's next.

4:30 PM

Quizzes in Google Forms

Presenter: Akshat Sharma

With Quizzes in Google Forms teachers can quickly create, deliver and grade assessments. During this session, learn about how you can leverage Quizzes in Google Forms in your classroom, and hear about the latest improvements aimed to help teachers and students!

Wednesday, June 28

Time Session
9:00 AM

All Eyes On Me: The World is Watching

Presenter: Katherine Goyette

Provide students access to the outside world as they connect with peers across the globe via Google Hangouts. Connect with educators through Google plus communities. Create an environment of global collaboration for yourself and your students.

9:30 AM

Using video as an instructional tool

Presenter: Tyler Tarver, Leann Pinkerton

This session will explain, show, and provide practical steps for utilizing YouTube, the world's largest instructional tool, in an engaging, organized, & #baller way. Learn from an experienced and proven educator with millions of views and thousands of subscribers.

10:00 AM

Becoming a Google Certified Educator

Presenter: Wes French

This session will provide an overview of the Google Certified Educator Program, explaining program benefits and criteria for membership for teachers. If you're considering becoming a GCE this summer, or if you want to have your peers or faculty certified, come learn more!

10:30 AM

Googlize Your Learning Space

Presenter: Adam Juarez

Transform your learning space virtually and physically using Google Sites and smashing a variety of GSuite apps including Drawings, Docs, Slides, Classroom, Calendar, Forms and more.

11:00 AM

Behind the scenes: How Chromebooks are uniquely built for Edu

Presenter: Karen Greenleaf, Max Kirsch

Peek under the hood with the product managers for Chromebooks and learn how they built Chrome OS to be different with advanced security, privacy, shareability and cloud management.

11:30 AM

Adopting G Suite & encouraging certifications in a large district

Presenter: Ann Mansier

This session will explain how the 10th largest district in the nation has successfully adopted G Suite, has implemented a roll out plan to successfully train our nearly 14,000 teachers and how we are encouraging Google certification along the way.

12:00 PM

Google Classroom: Mission Control for your Class

Presenter: Marta McAlister

Learn how teachers are using Google Classroom to distribute assignments, communicate, and collaborate with their students. Find out how Classroom can help teachers go paperless, and integrate a range of digital tools for learning.

12:30 PM

Transform Math and Science Education on Chromebooks

Presenter: John McGowan

Creating digital math used to be a difficult process. It can be complicated to type & frustrating for students and teachers. We will focus on simplifying this process using EquatIO and other apps to make Chromebooks the ideal lab partner with GSuite!

1:00 PM

A Global Voice - Google Storytelling

Presenter: Sandra Chow

Google provides powerful tools for students to tell stories through a global lens, in a global voice, to a global audience. Take a tour around the various Google-Y ways students can develop their Global Competencies through storytelling.

1:30 PM

Google Cloud Platform 101: What Does It Really Mean to Move to the Cloud?

Presenter: Ed Doan & Peter Logli

Everyone's talking about "moving to the cloud." What does this mean? What are the benefits? We'll cover these questions and provide an overview of Google's Cloud Platform, a suite of tools that can help IT administration scale infrastructure affordably, store and analyze data, host websites and apps, and more.