Friday, January 6, 2023

My Spring 2023 Midwest EdTech Summit Sessions

I am excited and honored to be presenting at the Spring 2023 Midwest EdTech Summit in Wisconsin Dells, WI on March 6th.

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 access more METS23 information and register for the conference at:

Below is a list of sessions I will be presenting at the Spring 2023 Midwest EdTech Summit, 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!

๐Ÿง” My Sessions

Short version:

Monday, March 6, 2023
  • 10:00am - ๐Ÿ“Š Google Sheets Deep Dive
  • 11:15am - ๐Ÿ’ป Chromebooks Can Do That?!
  • 1:15pm - ๐Ÿค˜ Docs Rocks! Google Docs Activities
  • 2:30pm - ๐Ÿคฏ YouTube Can Do That?!

Detailed version:

๐Ÿ“… MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2023

๐Ÿ“Š Google Sheets Deep Dive for Educators: From Data Noob to Nerd
  • Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Location: Sandstone 8/9
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  • Description: Google Sheets can be a powerful way to analyze your students' data, look for patterns and trends, and identify student strengths and weaknesses. Take the mystery out of Sheets and gain insight about your students with features including sorting, filtering, formulas, sparklines, charts and graphs, conditional formatting, pivot tables, and more.

๐Ÿ’ป Chromebooks Can Do That?!
  • Time: 11:15am - 12:15pm
  • Location: Sandstone 8/9
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  • 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, screen recording, and screencasting, 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!

๐Ÿค˜ Doc Rocks! Engaging Activities with Google Docs
  • Time: 1:15pm - 2:15pm
  • Location: Sandstone 8/9
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  • Description: Google Docs is an awesome word processor, but it can be used for so much more! In this session we explore several engaging hands-on 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, cloze reading activities with dropdown chips, summarization skills with the Word Count tool, creative ways to use Emojis in Docs, prewriting with embedded graphic organizers, and more!

๐Ÿคฏ YouTube Can Do That?!
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: Sandstone 8/9
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  • Description: With billions of videos on YouTube it is a powerful tool for teaching and learning. But are you getting the most out of it? Supercharge your YouTube usage with loads of tips and tricks including picture in picture, keyboard shortcuts, managing and downloading captions, timestamps, synchronized note-taking tools, accessing public domain audio and sound clips, helpful extensions, converting videos, embedding videos, and more!

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