Sunday, May 29, 2022

My 2022 CFISD Digital Learning Conference Sessions

I am excited and honored to once again present at the 2022 CFISD Digital Learning Conference this year.

This year the CFISD Digital Learning Conference is
  • Entirely virtual with over 150 sessions
  • Held on July 26th and 27th
  • Open to all educators
  • FREE!
You can get all the details on the conference website at: 

Below is a list of sessions I will be presenting for the 2022 CFISD Digital Learning Conference, along with any associated resources.  I look forward to sharing and learning with you!

My Sessions:

๐Ÿ“… TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022

Beyond the Slideshow: Google Slides Activities for all Subjects
  • Time: 10:00am - 10:50am CST (11:00am - 11:50am EST)
  • Description: We all know Google Slides is a great tool for making multimedia slideshows. But did you know it can also be used to make "Choose Your Own Adventure" style stories, interactive quizzes, online comic strips, storybooks, stop-motion animation, manipulatives, formative feedback in class, peer editing activities, and more? In this session we will explore these and more non-traditional uses of Slides. Learn how students can use Google Slides to express themselves in more ways than just a presentation.
  • Session Agenda: http://bit.ly/curts-slides
  • Live Stream: https://sites.google.com/cfisd.net/cfisddlc/july-26-2022-sessions


Chromebooks Can Do That?!
  • Time: 11:00am - 11:50am CST (12:00pm - 12:50pm EST)
  • Description: Chromebooks have become a common tool in schools, but are you and your students getting the most out of them? In this session we will explore powerful Chromebook features including screen capture and screen recording, using the camera for photos, videos, and scanning documents, helpful keyboard shortcuts, managing multiple desks, extending your capabilities with Android apps, offline access for Drive, Gmail, and Calendar, built-in accessibility tools, and more!
  • Session Resources: http://bit.ly/curts-cbtips
  • Live Stream: https://sites.google.com/cfisd.net/cfisddlc/july-26-2022-sessions


๐Ÿ“… WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022

Making and Taking Tours with Google Earth
  • Time: 8:00am - 8:50am CST (9:00am - 9:50am EST)
  • Description: Google Earth isn't just for viewing our wonderful world, but can also be used for you and your students to create educational tours. With the Voyager tool you can explore hundreds of pre-made tours and activities. With the Project tool you can create your own tours by plotting points on the globe to make a 3D geographic tour of a story, historical event, interesting locations, or any concept you are exploring in class. Each location can include additional text, images, videos, links, and more. Learn how you and your students can create, collaborate, and share these Google Earth tools!
  • Session Resources: http://bit.ly/curts-getours
  • Live Stream: https://sites.google.com/cfisd.net/cfisddlc/july-27-2022-sessions


Hipster Google - Tools You Probably Never Heard Of
  • Time: 9:00am - 9:50am CST (10:00pm - 10:50pm EST)
  • Description: Everyone knows about Google Docs, Gmail, Search, and other common Google tools. But there are also loads of smaller, lesser-known, but powerful tools that can be used for teaching and learning. Learn about 70+ hidden gems such as nGram, Trends, AutoDraw, Chrome Music Lab, Toontastic, Landlines, Meme Buddy, Reverse Image Search, Instant Search Cards, Semantris, Grasshopper, Art Palette, Timelapse, Data GIF Maker and more (List subject to change based on how cool and unknown the tools remain.) 
  • Session Agenda: http://bit.ly/curts-hipster
  • Live Stream: https://sites.google.com/cfisd.net/cfisddlc/july-27-2022-sessions


Connect with Me

I would love to stay connected with you after the conference. Please feel free to connect with me in any of the ways listed below:


Post by Eric Curts. Bring me to your school, organization, or conference with over 50 PD sessions to choose from. Connect with me on Twitter at twitter.com/ericcurts 

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