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Taste of Technology 2014 - Day 1

ICE Chip and LTC1

Monday, August 4, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

Palos Park, IL

Taste of Technology 2014 - Day 1

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Come join us for the Taste of Technology.  When registering please select the workshop(s) that you will be attending. You will be able to choose one session from each time slot.  You can choose to only attened one session if you like.  CPDUs will be provided along with a daily raffle for some great prizes donated by our great sponsors.  Registration and breakfest each day begins at 8:30 am, lunch will be provided for participants.


AM Session - 9:00-11:30

Googlefficient! Using a Chromebook or Chrome browser educators will learn how to be Googlefficient utilizing Chrome Apps and Extensions- when presenting to your class, Google Apps- for holding in class discussions and meaningful communication, and G+ Hangouts- for team planning and differentiated student presentations

Using Google Apps to Manage Differentiated Groups - Going Crazy trying to manage multiple groups? In this session teachers will set up a differentiated project and manage it using Google Apps for Education. This hands-on session is for teachers who are part of any 1:1 initiative and desire to put the knowledge they have about differentiation into action. Participants should have a basic understanding how to use Google Apps for Education: Drive, Docs, GMail, Calendar, and Forms. Google apps and extensions, Doctopus, Goobric, and Flubaroo, will help streamline the management and distribution of documents as well as improve communication.

These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things - Come learn about our favorite tools that have helped our students become engaged learners in all subject areas! In this session we will share our 3 favorite apps, with student examples, 3 google tips and tricks, 3 twitter handles you must follow, professional development and children's books to read, and more.

To YouTube and Beyond - This working session will balance both using YouTube for consumption effectively and also becoming the creators of digital media. Beginning we will focus on the basics of YouTube in the classrooms: Playlists, Channels, Searching Effectively, and Settings. From the basics of YouTube we will explore using videos as Bell Ringers, Assessment Bits, Conversation Starters, Brain Breaks and Attention Getters both inside and outside of your classroom. Finally as a group we will explore how to capture and manipulate YouTube Videos and to make them work for us as educators and for our students! We will spend plenty of time using such as tools as EduPuzzle, YouTube Annotator, VideoNotes, WeVideo and More.

 


PM Session - 12:00-2:30

Googlefficient! - Using a Chromebook or Chrome browser educators will learn how to be Googlefficient utilizing Chrome Apps and Extensions- when presenting to your class, Google Apps- for holding in class discussions and meaningful communication, and G+ Hangouts- for team planning and differentiated student presentations

Using Google Apps to Manage Differentiated Groups - Going Crazy trying to manage multiple groups? In this session teachers will set up a differentiated project and manage it using Google Apps for Education. This hands-on session is for teachers who are part of any 1:1 initiative and desire to put the knowledge they have about differentiation into action. Participants should have a basic understanding how to use Google Apps for Education: Drive, Docs, GMail, Calendar, and Forms. Google apps and extensions, Doctopus, Goobric, and Flubaroo, will help streamline the management and distribution of documents as well as improve communication.

Screencasting with Chromebook - Using web applications and extensions on a Chromebook, screencasting can be done by students and teachers. Students can narrate Google Presentations. Teachers can narrate their explanation of lessons,labs, and/or assignments for use by students anytime/anywhere. Participants will learn to use the screencasting extensions such as ScreenCastify or SnagIt. Participants will learn to edit video on a Chromebook using YouTube Editor and/or other tools. Participants will be able to have hands-on creation time.

Image Creation and Editing with Free Online Tools - In this session you will learn basic image editing using several free online photo editors for use in any web browser. There is no software to download or install. Skills you will learn include cropping, resizing, rotating, flipping, adding text, adding effects, adding decorations, and adjusting contrast and color. In addition, you will learn how to "cut out" a graphic (remove the background) and how to create your own graphics for use in print or digital projects.

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When & Where


Palos West Elementary School
12700 South 104th Ave
Palos Park, IL

Monday, August 4, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)


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ICE Chip and LTC1

ICE Chip - South Suburban Chapter of ICE

Suburban Cook Intermediate Service Centers:  North Cook ISC, West 40 ISC, South Cook ISC and Learning Technology Center 1 Central (LTC1C).

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