Thursday, December 28, 2023

My ISTE 2024 Sessions

I am excited and honored to once again present at the 2024 ISTE Conference in Denver this June 22nd through 26th.

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

You can attend ISTE in person this year, or take part as a virtual attendee. Registration opens in January. To get more details and register for the conference go to:

Below is a list of sessions I will be presenting at the ISTE Conference, along with any associated resources. I will continue to update this list with any changes and additions to my schedule.

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:
  • June 22nd
    • 3:00pm - A-I-A-I-Oh! Engaging AI Uses in Education
  • June 24th
    • 1:30pm - AI & Edtech Power Hour: Turbocharged Tools for Every Subject and Grade
    • 4:30pm - Hipster Google - Tools You Probably Never Heard Of
  • June 25th
    • 11:00am - The Bard's Tale: Great Google AI Tools for Education
    • 3:00pm - The Joy of Drawings: Amazing Learning Activities with Google Drawings
  • June 26th
    • 10:30am - Yes (even) You Can Code with the Help of AI!

Detailed version:

๐Ÿ“… SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2024

๐Ÿ’ก AI-AI-Oh! Engaging AI Uses in Education
  • Time: 3:00-3:50pm
  • Location: Virtual
  • Session Agenda:
  • Description: Artificial Intelligence can be used in so many different ways in schools to improve teaching, learning, creativity, productivity, support, and more for educators and students. Explore dozens of uses for generative AI including support for reading, writing, daily tasks, tutoring, coding, conversations, feedback, and much more.

๐Ÿ“… MONDAY JUNE 24, 2024

⏰ AI & Edtech Power Hour: Turbocharged Tools for Every Subject and Grade
  • Time: 1:30-2:30pm
  • Location: In person
  • Description: Discover transformative AI and Edtech tools across subjects and grade levels in this fast-paced, interactive panel. Led by educators known for sharing, we'll spotlight practical applications and innovative pedagogies to engage all learners. Leave with a toolkit of resources to energize your classroom and enhance student outcomes.

๐Ÿง” Hipster Google - Tools You Probably Never Heard Of
  • Time: 4:30-5:30pm
  • Location: In person
  • Session Agenda:
  • 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, Reverse Image Search, Instant Search Cards, Semantris, Art Palette, Timelapse, Interview Warmup, GameSnacks, Data GIF Maker and more.

๐Ÿ“… TUESDAY JUNE 25, 2024

๐Ÿค– The Bard's Tale: Great Google AI Tools for Education
  • Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Location: In person
  • Session Agenda:
  • Description: Google has long been a leader when it comes to creating and using artificial intelligence in practical ways. In this session we will explore a wide range of Google tools that incorporate generative AI including Google Bard, NotebookLM, Search Generative Experience, Duet AI integrations in Docs, Slides, Sheets, Gmail, Search and more! See how these tools can be used by teachers and students.

๐ŸŽจ The Joy of Drawings: Amazing Learning Activities with Google Drawings
  • Time: 3:00-4:30pm
  • Location: In person
  • Session Agenda:
  • 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.

๐Ÿ“… WEDNESDAY JUNE 26, 2024

๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿ’ป Yes (even) You Can Code with the Help of AI!
  • Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Location: In person
  • Session Agenda:
  • Description: Don't know Python from Perl? Is HTML all IDK to you? Do you think JavaScript is the handwriting on your Starbucks cup? Even if you have never written a line of code in your life, you can with AI! In this session we will see how to use tools such as Bard and ChatGPT to create code that you can use in Google Docs, Sheets, and Sites for learning games, activities, supports, time-savers, productivity helpers, and more.

ISTE Sharing Doc
  • If you will be attending ISTE, please feel free to contribute to the Google document I set up for sharing resources.
  • You can add information including if you are attending, session resources, mixers/events/meetups, attractions/restaurants, questions, comments, or other resources.
  • ISTE Sharing Doc -

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