Sunday, May 29, 2022

My eLead 2022 Sessions

I am excited and honored to be presenting at the 2022 eLEAD Summer of Learning Conference in Anderson, Indiana this June 1st!

I always look forward to an opportunity to see old friends, make new friends, share some ideas, and learn so many new things from others.

You can learn more about the conference and register at: https://www.eleadcon.com/

And view the full conference schedule at: https://eleadcon.sched.com/

Below is a list of sessions I will be presenting at eLEAD 2022, along with any associated resources. Please feel free to join me for any of these sessions. I look forward to sharing, learning, and chatting with you!

My Sessions:

📅 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022

Awesome Uses for Google Drawings in your Classroom
  • Time: 10:10am - 11:00am EDT
  • Location: 750
  • SCHED link: https://sched.co/11qQU
  • Session Resources: https://bit.ly/curts-drawings
  • Description: Google Drawings is part of the Drive suite of tools but is often overlooked. However it is a fantastic program for student learning and teacher instruction. In this session we cover the basics of how Drawings works, and then we try out dozens of practical examples of how it can be used in schools, including graphic organizers, math manipulatives, desktop publishing, interactive digital posters, drag-and-drop poetry, creating memes, making composite "green screen" images, innovative art projects, collaborative games, and more.


Googley Activities for Primary Students
  • Time: 12:10pm - 1:00pm EDT
  • Location: 750
  • SCHED link - https://sched.co/11qQw
  • Session Resources: https://bit.ly/curts-primarygoog
  • Description: Technology is a powerful tool for teaching and learning regardless of age. There are many ways that primary students can create, collaborate, explore, and learn with Google tools. In this session we explore a wide range of activities with Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, Jamboard and more that are great for engaging younger students in learning and creating with technology.


Beyond the Slideshow: Google Slides Activities for all Subjects
  • Time: 1:10pm - 2:00pm EDT
  • Location: 750
  • SCHED link: https://sched.co/11qR2
  • Session Resources: https://bit.ly/curts-slides
  • 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.


Amazing ELA Activities with Google Docs
  • Time: 2:10pm - 3:00pm EDT
  • Location: 750
  • SCHED link: https://sched.co/11qRD
  • Session Resources: https://bit.ly/curts-eladocs
  • Description: Looking for ways to techify your literacy activities? In this session we explore several engaging hands-on language arts activities that use features built right into Google Docs. These include improving reading comprehension with Google Docs highlighting, creating black out poetry, writing interactive "Choose Your Own Adventure" stories in Docs, summarization skills with the Word Count tool, fun ways to use Emojis in Docs for reading and writing, prewriting with embedded graphic organizers, and more!


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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