Virtual T4E 2020 Session Descriptions - Meridian Tech

Tuesday – June 9, 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM CST

“Hello! My name is ___ and I am new to Google Sheets”

If you think you can’t use Google Sheets, think again!  In this session, you will learn and use the basic features in Sheets.  From formulas to formatting, to lists and data, keep you and your classroom organized with Google Sheets

INSTRUCTOR: JASON MORGAN

Introducing Google Classroom for Elementary

Even the youngest students can benefit from Google Classroom. You will explore how to set up Google Classroom for Elementary students plus explore the recommended practices for your youngest to oldest learners. Then, discover how to get started using Google Classroom to manage all your lessons, assignments and more!

INSTRUCTOR: VANESSA PEREZ

Introducing Google Classroom for Secondary

Give your secondary students the power to succeed in using Google Classroom. You will explore how to set up your classrooms, invite students plus explore the recommended practices for older students. Then, discover how to get started using Google Classroom to manage all your lessons, assignments and more!

INSTRUCTOR: SCOTT HASELWOOD

Making PowerPoint Interactive

In this information-packed session, you will create graphics, live student response quizzes, create voice-over tutorial videos, accessibility options & more! Discover little known features such as morphing plus how to easily transform bullets into graphics. Turn your existing PowerPoints into engaging lessons!

INSTRUCTOR: KIM STROM

The Google You Didn’t Know Existed

Go beyond Docs, Sheets and Slides to discover some of Google’s more obscure apps, sites and solutions. Learn what other tools and strategies in G-Suite that you can leverage for your classroom.

INSTRUCTOR: RANDALL SMITH

Wednesday – June 10, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST

Creating Videos for the Flipped Classroom

Experience the simplicity in creating instructional videos using FREE screencasting and publishing tools. In this session, you will share your screen, record it, and even interact with your audience. Walk away with the tools and confidence that you need for creating added instruction for your students or to support a flipped classroom environment.

INSTRUCTOR:    SCOTT HASELWOOD

Google Classroom for Special Education

Educators who work with children with special needs must find creative ways to deliver content and keep them engaged. Discover how to set up your Google Classroom and start managing your lessons, assignments and more!
INSTRUCTOR:  JOHN SOWASH

Google Slides with Interactive Content

Say goodbye to bland presentations and boring reports. Your students can show their learning through digital posters, comic strips, choose your own adventure stories, eBooks, animations, and more with Google Slides!  

INSTRUCTOR:  VANESSA PEREZ

Save Time with Self-Grading Google Forms

Google Forms can not only be a tool to gather information it can be used for self-grading assessments.  Want to give a test that will grade itself?  Then Google Forms is for you.  Discover how easy it is to create self-grading assessments to save you valuable time.

INSTRUCTOR:  JASON MORGAN

Using Nearpod for an Engaging Experience

Discover how to use Nearpod to keep students engaged and excited about learning! In this session, you will explore how to import your slides into Nearpod, create questions and polls, and begin turning your static lessons into interactive activities.

INSTRUCTOR:  KIM STROM

What Can I Do in Google Docs?

Are you wondering what you can do in Google Docs and how this tool can help you in your teaching and learning in the classroom? Go beyond the basics of document creation and discover how Google Docs can be the ultimate sharing and collaboration tool.

INSTRUCTOR:  RANDALL SMITH

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