Date

Location

Title & Presentation

September 25

Harding Elementary, BCSD

Padawan Week 1: Chrome and Drive

This is a beginner training where you will learn Padawan skills such as opening new tabs, searching the Omnibox & bookmarking resources on a Chromebook. You will create your first Google Drive folder & begin the first step towards Padawan graduation.

October 2

Harding Elementary, BCSD

Padawan Week 2: Docs

Your next beginner lesson will help you focus basic skills such as creating a Google Doc to make a flyer. Learn basic formatting skills like center, page orientation, and tables. Insert an image to complete your Star Wars Party invitation.

October 9

Harding Elementary, BCSD

Padawan Week 3: Slides

In a galaxy far, far away lived Google Slides. As an apprentice, learn how to use the Google Drive app to research & create a solar system presentation. Add textboxes & search for images. Insert video & crop images into shapes for an Academy report.  

October 14

SGVCUE Innovation Celebration

Introduction to Graphic Design & Student Publishing with #SlidesYearbook Google Slides is more than a presentation app. Learn graphic design skills which students can use to improve their presentations, write graphic novels and even publish a class yearbook.

October 16

Harding Elementary, BCSD

Padawan Week 4: Classroom

Padawans must learn in a Classroom setting before going on missions. Experience Google Classroom as a student to understand the basic fundamentals of the app and to review Google Docs & Slides beginning skills. The Force is getting stronger.

October 21

Proposed KernCUE

Power up with Feedback

Your superheroes need to feed on feedback but even super teachers need a system full of shortcuts and organizational tips. Learn how to harness the power of autocorrect in Google Docs for common comments to save your energy for quality feedback. Get organized with add-ons to randomize students and keep track of who received feedback and when.

October 21

Proposed KernCUE

Introduction to Graphic Design & Student Publishing with #SlidesYearbook Even super heroes love to capture their memories with photos and captions. Empower your students to create their class or school yearbook in Google Slides. Then publish it locally to save families money. A 100 page full-color quality yearbook can be created AND printed for less than $10. Learn how in this session.

October 23

Harding Elementary, BCSD

November 4

Proposed

Introduction to Graphic Design & Student Publishing with #SlidesYearbook Google Slides is more than a presentation app. Learn graphic design skills which students can use to improve their presentations, write graphic novels and even publish a class yearbook.

Common Core standards require that students collaborate and publish their writing. But how? What is the work flow? What apps can be used? How do student create graphically pleasing novels that engage the reader? The #SlidesYearbook Google Innovator project walks teachers through the basic skills that promote student creativity. Learn more at SlidesYearbook.com.

Nov 4

Proposed

Collaboration Across Classrooms Grades 3-8

Are you ready to take your students' collaboration game to the next level? Join us to explore ways to collaborate beyond your four walls. Collaboration fosters 21st century skills as students are exposed to different ideas and perspectives.

In this hands-on session, you will participate in two-classroom collaborative project using Google Docs, Google Drawings, Google Hangouts and Screencastify Chrome extension.

Nov 6

Harding Elementary, BCSD

January 13, 2018

Proposed

Proposed presentation - Advanced Graphic Design & Student Publishing with #SlidesYearbook  Bring a computer and get down n' dirty using Google Slides skills to learn graphic design. Get all-fired up to improve presentations, write graphic novels and even publish a yearbook!