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We invite you to join us for the first annual Google in Education Brazil Summit produced by the EdTechTeam, to be held at the Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro on November 9 & 10, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google Apps for Education team.  Register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning.
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Saturday, November 9
 

8:30am

Open technology to improve learning for everyone, everywhere
Speakers
MB

Milton Burgese

Google Head of Education in Brazil, Google
Milton is is a professional with over 20 years experience in the technology industry, he is dedicated to the process of transformation that Internet brings to the learning process . He is currently Google Head of Education in Brazil .


Saturday November 9, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am
Auditorium

10:00am

Gmail - Beginner Session
Making the switch to Gmail can be overwhelming at first but once you understand how Google has set up these products to work your work flow becomes streamlines. In this session we'll cover tips and tricks that will get those thousands of e-mails out of your inbox and keep them organized.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Randall

Kim Randall

Professional Development Specialist, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, STAR Discovery Educator, CUE Lead Learner, EdTechTeam
Kim Randall, a native Californian, is a professional development specialist and an independent consultant, globetrotting around the country (and world) providing engaging and relevant professional development for educators and students. Her current clients include EdTechTeam, Discovery Education, Foothill College/Krause Center for Innovation, and CUE. Previously, Kim spent 10 years in the classroom, most recently as a technology teacher for... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 525/526

10:00am

Google Drive Across the Curriculum
What is Google Drive and Google Apps for Education? Get the big picture, and learn how to use these tools to save time, paper, and to increase collaboration and creativity. We’ll cover apps such as Google Docs., Google Presentation, and Google Forms, and show how they can improve teaching and learning in any subject area. Get lesson ideas to use in your classroom on Monday, and see specific examples of how students in California are already using them.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District
Feet in the trenches, head "in the cloud," Nicole’s specialty is creativity and technology in education, and has been teaching since the last millennium. She is a K-8 Technology ToSA at the Union School District in San Jose, and is also a Google Certified Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and an Adobe Education Leader. Her favorite "classroom," is when she is outside exploring and taking photo walks.


Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium

10:00am

Blogs make a difference
This session is intended to share the work that the students have been doing in the Ceramics class (HS) using a blog to write their journal. The purpose of having a journal is to record and reflect on their process as well as to create a portfolio of their ceramic pieces. Advantages in using a blog as opposed to a paper journal will be shared. The teacher process in terms of developing and managing student blog journals is also discussed, as well as the school vision for the use of Blogfolios.

Speakers
avatar for Ana Lucia Ariani

Ana Lucia Ariani

MS and HS Art Teacher, Graded - The American School of São Paulo
Lucinha Ariani have been working at Graded for the past 26 years and has been in the Middle and High School for 20 years teaching Drawing, Painting (MS) and Ceramics. (HS). She also teaches a Ceramics class for adults after school and is the one who started the Ceramics courses at Graded.
avatar for Silvana Meneghini

Silvana Meneghini

HS Academic Technology Coordinator, Graded - The American School of São Paulo
Silvana Meneghini has been an Academic Technology Coordinator at Graded for 13 years, working with students K-12. Nowadays she focuses on High School to support the 1:1 laptop program which started last year. She also participated in the introduction of 1:1 at Graded School 5 years ago in 6th Grade. Silvana holds a PhD in Educational Technology from King’s College London, University of London.


Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 523

10:00am

Knowledge management and student activity monitoring in Google Apps with Hapara tools

With Hapara you can ...View activity in Google Apps organized by class and student, Automatic generation of class and student folders, Next generation file sharing with differentiated push capability, Oversee student email activity, blog posts, Google Plus, comments, and  more, Easily reset student passwords, Add and remove students from class without touching the SIS, Provide read only access to parents without generating parent accounts, Remotely Control student browsers and MORE!  What will you do with an extra hour a day?



Speakers
avatar for Chris Buja

Chris Buja

VP Business Development, Hapara
Chris Buja founded Summit Preparatory Charter High School, among the top ranked public high school in the country.  He serves as VP of Business Development for Hapara, the world's leading classroom platform for Google Apps for Education. His prior experience includes Google datacenters, Cisco education, GTE launch operations, and several venture-backed startups in the fields of mobility, medicine and networks. Chris served on advisory panels... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 520

10:00am

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Saturday November 9, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 521

11:30am

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Saturday November 9, 2013 11:30am - 12:30am
Room 521

11:30am

Digital Portfolios with Google Tools
Digital portfolios provide an authentic purpose and audience, and are a fun and creative way to demonstrate student learning in any or all areas of the curriculum. Discover how you can use Google Sites or Blogger mixed with Google Apps and other free online tools that allow your students to create digital media (photo, audio, video), and learn how to share and embed them on Google Sites or Blogger. Get lesson and project ideas, and see student samples of how kids are already doing this.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District
Feet in the trenches, head "in the cloud," Nicole’s specialty is creativity and technology in education, and has been teaching since the last millennium. She is a K-8 Technology ToSA at the Union School District in San Jose, and is also a Google Certified Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and an Adobe Education Leader. Her favorite "classroom," is when she is outside exploring and taking photo walks.


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 523

11:30am

Google Search for Educators: Books, Scholar, News, Blogsearch, Alerts, & More
Learn to access information, locate timely research, and share resources. Google Books makes the world’s greatest libraries searchable from any computer - and makes it possible to share relevant books with colleagues or students. Google Scholar provides meaningful access to scholarly research over time. Google News aggregates thousands of news sources so important information rises to the top, and Google Blogsearch helps make sense of the social web as it happens. Put these tools (and others) to use in support of your school’s mission. Come learn the newest tips and tricks that educators and students can use right away.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Auditorium

11:30am

Roadmap for successful ChromeBook Adoption
Learn how to plan, prep and deploy ChromeBooks with ease in your school. After a general overview of the device selection, we will discuss best practices and lessons learnt for piloting ChromeBooks. We will explore how your ChromeBook rollout will enhance both teaching practices and streamline technology at you school while delivering significant cost savings.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 525/526

11:30am

Google maps in the Middle School classroom -
This session is a showcase of projects for middle school students in which collaborative maps and Google Earth files have been created using google maps. These projects range from global commodities to virtual field trips, and environmental monitoring as well as volcanoes and earthquakes for social studies and science. 

Speakers
avatar for Florence Duarte

Florence Duarte

MS Technology Teacher, LS paws News Collaborator, EARJ
Florence and Martha have been working together on the Scalable Game Design Brazil Project for about one year. They would love to share how Google Apps have helped them develop computational thinking among Middle School students.


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 520

1:30pm

Google Apps planning and deployment best practices
In this quick fire session we will cover 30 tips and tricks to implement Google Apps in meaningful ways across your school to increase efficiency, collaboration and engagement while ensuring best practices are in place for security and compliance. We will discuss everything from service settings, Org units, authentication, e-mail settings to 3rd party integration tools and reporting.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 525/526

1:30pm

Google Docs for Educators: The Core Magic and Inspiring Ideas
This one free tool can revolutionize the way educators and students collaborate. Google Docs is an online office suite that allows you to create, edit, share, and publish documents, including spreadsheets and presentations. Real time collaboration is easy with simultaneous editing, comments (with discussion features), and a sidebar chat. Learn strategies for creating common assessments, sharing best practices, and capturing the conversation - even between meetings. Google Docs can even be used for data collection and analysis. Come learn the newest tips and tricks that educators and students can use right away.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium

1:30pm

Re-Charge Classroom Instruction with YouTube EDU and Google Apps for Education
Students today are surrounded by a media rich environment and there’s a lot of great content at our fingertips. Ever wonder what instructional strategies work best for working with media and students in the classroom? Come explore a variety of ways to design appropriate media rich lessons and activities using Google Docs, Google Draw, YouTube EDU, and Google Images that help students make meaningful connections with content.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Randall

Kim Randall

Professional Development Specialist, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, STAR Discovery Educator, CUE Lead Learner, EdTechTeam
Kim Randall, a native Californian, is a professional development specialist and an independent consultant, globetrotting around the country (and world) providing engaging and relevant professional development for educators and students. Her current clients include EdTechTeam, Discovery Education, Foothill College/Krause Center for Innovation, and CUE. Previously, Kim spent 10 years in the classroom, most recently as a technology teacher for... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 523

1:30pm

Universal Design for Learning - Tools and Educational Resources

Attendees will learn how schools are using supports from a UDL perspective.

Universal Design for Learning is an approach to teaching and learning which encourages multiple means of representation, expression and engagement.  In this session Martin will identify a number of sources of great free UDL teaching resources, and classroom tools that can be used on Chromebooks and within Google Apps to support the learning experience.

 

UDL allows advanced students to learn alongside struggling and disabled students.


Speakers
avatar for Martin McKay

Martin McKay

CTO, Texthelp
Martin McKay is the CTO at Texthelp - an Ed Tech company that helps students with reading and writing English. Martin has developed tools for kids and adults with Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties and more recently people who are learning English. Martin has developed Windows, Mac, IPad and Android Apps. Most recently his team have been building new English Support Tools for the Google ecosystem. 


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 520

1:30pm

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Saturday November 9, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 521

3:00pm

Digital Storytelling with Google Apps
Learn how to mix and match various Google Apps to teach students how to create media rich projects for digital storytelling. You will learn how to take, edit, and share photos, videos, and other media on either computers or mobile devices. Find out how to use these Google tools to promote creativity and higher order thinking while enriching the writing and language arts curriculum. You will see how this works with students in California, and get loads of specific project ideas you can use or modify for your own classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District
Feet in the trenches, head "in the cloud," Nicole’s specialty is creativity and technology in education, and has been teaching since the last millennium. She is a K-8 Technology ToSA at the Union School District in San Jose, and is also a Google Certified Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and an Adobe Education Leader. Her favorite "classroom," is when she is outside exploring and taking photo walks.


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

3:00pm

Around the World with Google
Can 1st graders plan a trip around the world? And 2nd graders read around the world? Learn about two projects that engage these young learners using Google Earth and Google Maps. First graders explore wonders of the world during their study of continents. And \second graders read around the world as their mapping unit is integrated with language arts. A project website will be shared.


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 523

3:00pm

Google Apps & Scalable Game Design Brasil
During this session presenters will share how google apps have helped middle school students acquire computational thinking skills through the creation of electronic games.
From filtering google search results to publishing games via google sites, Google Apps have provided the tools and support for remixing of internet content, publication of ones work, and collaboration.

Speakers
avatar for Florence Duarte

Florence Duarte

MS Technology Teacher, LS paws News Collaborator, EARJ
Florence and Martha have been working together on the Scalable Game Design Brazil Project for about one year. They would love to share how Google Apps have helped them develop computational thinking among Middle School students.
avatar for Martha Serra

Martha Serra

Researcher/Consultant, PUC-Rio
Martha and Florence go back a long way having shared the responsibilities of lower and middle school technology specialists for several years at the Escola Americana do Rio de Janeiro. | | Last year, Martha Serra left EARJ and became a consultant/researcher at SERG, at the Technology Department of PUC-Rio, working with computational thinking through game creation. She has a MEd in Technology from FGV- Rio.


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 525/526

3:00pm

Google Apps for ALL Students (including language learners)
This session is geared toward ALL learners, with an emphasis on students who need reading and writing support. Students with Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia or English Language Learners.

Martin McKay, founder of Texthelp, will demonstrate a Chrome extension and Google Drive Apps which offer reading, writing, comprehension, and research tools inside of Google Docs, PDFs, eBooks, and more.

This new technology brings market leading assistive technologies to Google Drive & Chrome.

One lucky attendee will WIN A CHROMEBOOK!

Speakers
avatar for Martin McKay

Martin McKay

CTO, Texthelp
Martin McKay is the CTO at Texthelp - an Ed Tech company that helps students with reading and writing English. Martin has developed tools for kids and adults with Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties and more recently people who are learning English. Martin has developed Windows, Mac, IPad and Android Apps. Most recently his team have been building new English Support Tools for the Google ecosystem. 


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 520

3:00pm

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 521

4:30pm

Demo Slam
The Demo Slam is a high energy, geek out kind of session. We are going to have about 10 presenters share 3 minutes of their most geeky use or tip and trick of a Google App. At then end of the SLAM you will get to vote for your favorite, most geeky presentation. Come for the SLAM and stay for the give aways!

Demo Slam Schedule and Voting

Speakers
avatar for Tim Lee

Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010... Read More →
avatar for Kim Randall

Kim Randall

Professional Development Specialist, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, STAR Discovery Educator, CUE Lead Learner, EdTechTeam
Kim Randall, a native Californian, is a professional development specialist and an independent consultant, globetrotting around the country (and world) providing engaging and relevant professional development for educators and students. Her current clients include EdTechTeam, Discovery Education, Foothill College/Krause Center for Innovation, and CUE. Previously, Kim spent 10 years in the classroom, most recently as a technology teacher for... Read More →
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Auditorium
 
Sunday, November 10
 

8:30am

The Most Important Lesson I Learned in School - Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

K-8 Technology ToSA, Union School District
Feet in the trenches, head "in the cloud," Nicole’s specialty is creativity and technology in education, and has been teaching since the last millennium. She is a K-8 Technology ToSA at the Union School District in San Jose, and is also a Google Certified Innovator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and an Adobe Education Leader. Her favorite "classroom," is when she is outside exploring and taking photo walks.


Sunday November 10, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am
Auditorium

10:00am

3rd Millennium Learning Skills and Google Apps.
In this session, Mark will cover what he believes are the essential skills we all need for the modern world and show how Google Apps can help us all acquire them.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Cloud Evangelist, EdintheClouds
Mark is a Google-Certified Teacher and Google Education Trainer who since 2006 has been helping schools work smarter, communicate better and improve learning outcomes by moving to the cloud and towards the server-free school. | | His focus is on helping educational establishments transform themselves by making technology invisible, both internally and externally, and he has shown hundreds of school leaders how they can leverage contemporary... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 525/526

10:00am

Make More of Your Time: Productivity Tools for Educators and Students
Learn simple tips, tricks, and apps for automating tasks with Google Tools (and related extensions or apps). Text Expanders save hours of typing. Clipboard buffers save hours of cutting-and-pasting. Paperless faxes, forms, and signatures save hours printing and scanning (and save trees). Automated rules, filters, canned responses, and prioritizing tools save DAYS dealing with email... and visual voice mail! Collaborative documents, calendars, and to-do lists make teamwork easier... especially with free video conferencing and desktop sharing! These tips and more can benefit any busy educator or student, whatever your roles and responsibilities. Mastering these tools is part of being literate and successful in the today’s high-paced world... and most importantly, they can give you back time for the slower things in life.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium

10:00am

Mapping with Google Maps Engine Lite
Come take a tour of Google's recently announced Maps Engine Lite. Learn how to draw on, style, layer, and import data into your maps. Sharing and collaborating your powerful custom maps is easy and we'll highlight ideas for classroom use and sample maps!

Speakers
avatar for Kim Randall

Kim Randall

Professional Development Specialist, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, STAR Discovery Educator, CUE Lead Learner, EdTechTeam
Kim Randall, a native Californian, is a professional development specialist and an independent consultant, globetrotting around the country (and world) providing engaging and relevant professional development for educators and students. Her current clients include EdTechTeam, Discovery Education, Foothill College/Krause Center for Innovation, and CUE. Previously, Kim spent 10 years in the classroom, most recently as a technology teacher for... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 523

10:00am

Knowledge management and student activity monitoring in Google Apps with Hapara tools

With Hapara you can ...View activity in Google Apps organized by class and student, Automatic generation of class and student folders, Next generation file sharing with differentiated push capability, Oversee student email activity, blog posts, Google Plus, comments, and  more, Easily reset student passwords, Add and remove students from class without touching the SIS, Provide read only access to parents without generating parent accounts, Remotely Control student browsers and MORE!  What will you do with an extra hour a day?



Speakers
avatar for Chris Buja

Chris Buja

VP Business Development, Hapara
Chris Buja founded Summit Preparatory Charter High School, among the top ranked public high school in the country.  He serves as VP of Business Development for Hapara, the world's leading classroom platform for Google Apps for Education. His prior experience includes Google datacenters, Cisco education, GTE launch operations, and several venture-backed startups in the fields of mobility, medicine and networks. Chris served on advisory panels... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 520

10:00am

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Sunday November 10, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 521

11:30am

Google Apps for ALL Students (including language learners)
This session is geared toward ALL learners, with an emphasis on students who need reading and writing support. Students with Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia or English Language Learners.

Martin McKay, founder of Texthelp, will demonstrate a Chrome extension and Google Drive Apps which offer reading, writing, comprehension, and research tools inside of Google Docs, PDFs, eBooks, and more.

This new technology brings market leading assistive technologies to Google Drive & Chrome.

One lucky attendee will WIN A CHROMEBOOK!

Speakers
avatar for Martin McKay

Martin McKay

CTO, Texthelp
Martin McKay is the CTO at Texthelp - an Ed Tech company that helps students with reading and writing English. Martin has developed tools for kids and adults with Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties and more recently people who are learning English. Martin has developed Windows, Mac, IPad and Android Apps. Most recently his team have been building new English Support Tools for the Google ecosystem. 


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:30am - 12:30am
Room 520

11:30am

Blogger- Beginner Session
Speakers
avatar for Kim Randall

Kim Randall

Professional Development Specialist, Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps Certified Trainer, Apple Distinguished Educator, STAR Discovery Educator, CUE Lead Learner, EdTechTeam
Kim Randall, a native Californian, is a professional development specialist and an independent consultant, globetrotting around the country (and world) providing engaging and relevant professional development for educators and students. Her current clients include EdTechTeam, Discovery Education, Foothill College/Krause Center for Innovation, and CUE. Previously, Kim spent 10 years in the classroom, most recently as a technology teacher for... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 523

11:30am

Google Sites MasterClass - how to build sites like a pro!
In this session, Mark will show you tricks and tips for moving beyond the standard sites provided by Google so you can produce gorgeous sites that will captivate your audience.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Cloud Evangelist, EdintheClouds
Mark is a Google-Certified Teacher and Google Education Trainer who since 2006 has been helping schools work smarter, communicate better and improve learning outcomes by moving to the cloud and towards the server-free school. | | His focus is on helping educational establishments transform themselves by making technology invisible, both internally and externally, and he has shown hundreds of school leaders how they can leverage contemporary... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Auditorium

11:30am

Student independent learning through Sites and Docs
Student independent learning is important not only as a lifelong skill, but also as a means to support the IB curriculum. That also matches the ability to be an inquirer, as stated in the IB Learner Profile. Google Sites and Docs provide a platform to manage a blended learning environment, supporting student independence in a flipped learning model. This presentation will focus on student independent learning while at the same time discussing corresponding design and management issues.

Speakers
avatar for Amaral Cunha

Amaral Cunha

CAS/ EE Coordinator & IB Science, Graded - The American School of São Paulo
Antonio Amaral Cunha Junior is a former MD in medicine and presently a science teacher for over 20 years. He has experience teaching human anatomy, regular biology, and zoology. He has taught AP and IB SL and HL for over 10 years and has served as the head of science department at Graded School for 6 years. Finally, he is a TOK teacher and Graded’s new CAS/ EE coordinator.
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Silvana Meneghini

HS Academic Technology Coordinator, Graded - The American School of São Paulo
Silvana Meneghini has been an Academic Technology Coordinator at Graded for 13 years, working with students K-12. Nowadays she focuses on High School to support the 1:1 laptop program which started last year. She also participated in the introduction of 1:1 at Graded School 5 years ago in 6th Grade. Silvana holds a PhD in Educational Technology from King’s College London, University of London.


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 525/526

11:30am

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Sunday November 10, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm
Room 521

1:30pm

Get your ChromeZone on!
In this highly interactive ChromeBook Dojo you will learn the secret art Chrome mastery. As you progress through the belts you will put into combat to defeat inefficiency, frustration and bad browsing habits. Once you’ve found inner ‘Chrome Zen’ your browsing experience will never be the same!

Speakers
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Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 525/526

1:30pm

SuperProductivity - how to use Google Tools to work smarter.
In this session, Mark will demonstrate how we uses Google Apps tools and others to tame the fire hose of online content and get more productive.

Speakers
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Mark Allen

Cloud Evangelist, EdintheClouds
Mark is a Google-Certified Teacher and Google Education Trainer who since 2006 has been helping schools work smarter, communicate better and improve learning outcomes by moving to the cloud and towards the server-free school. | | His focus is on helping educational establishments transform themselves by making technology invisible, both internally and externally, and he has shown hundreds of school leaders how they can leverage contemporary... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium

1:30pm

Computational Thinking with Python in Math Classrooms
In this session, I will discuss how to introduce and use Python in middle and high school mathematics classrooms by using resources from Google's Computational Thinking site.

We will use a tailored Google site, Google forms for formative assessment, and a Flubaroo script in Google spreadsheet for immediate feedback on student understanding.

By the end of the session, attendees should feel comfortable with the basics of Python, will have constructed a simple program, and will know how to use Flubaroo to check for understanding. They will also come away with a ready-made site for them to use in their classroom, and a handful of concrete ways to integrate Python within specific units in their classes.

Speakers
MR

Matt Reynolds

HS Math Teacher, Graded - The American School of São Paulo
Originally from California, I've taught at international schools in Denmark and Austria, and now Brazil. | | I'm the father of a baby boy, a tech geek, and am interested in how computational thinking can be integrated into traditional mathematics curricula.


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 523

1:30pm

Student Digital Portfolios: Reflection Strategies
In this presentation, participants will learn about hybrid digital portfolios, an approach to on-line learning that encourages students to create portfolios that include showcase items and evidence of learning. Specifically, participants will learn about how teachers have used Google sites to create portfolios to achieve a variety of educational objectives, including meaningful reflection. Sample rubrics and an overview of digital tools to complement reflection and documentation of that process will be shared.

Speakers
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Geoffrey Carpenter

HS English, Graded American School
Geoffrey Carpenter and Jenifer Gadsden Carpenter have been teaching internationally since 1997, Geoff in the field of English and Jennifer in the Visual Arts. Geoff and Jen are invested in using digital portfolios in the classroom and have made portfolios an integral part of their professional learning objectives for the last four years. Having taught in Rio de Janeiro, Taipei, and São Paulo at various grade levels from first to... Read More →
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Jennifer Gadsden Carpenter

HS Visual Arts, Graded American School
Geoffrey Carpenter and Jenifer Gadsden Carpenter have been teaching internationally since 1997, Geoff in the field of English and Jennifer in the Visual Arts. Geoff and Jen are invested in using digital portfolios in the classroom and have made portfolios an integral part of their professional learning objectives for the last four years. Having taught in Rio de Janeiro, Taipei, and São Paulo at various grade levels from first to... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 520

1:30pm

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Sunday November 10, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 521

3:00pm

Building a school communication ecosystem with Google Apps
In this session, Mark will explain how to use a combination of Google tools to build communication channels for communities both inside and outside your school.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Cloud Evangelist, EdintheClouds
Mark is a Google-Certified Teacher and Google Education Trainer who since 2006 has been helping schools work smarter, communicate better and improve learning outcomes by moving to the cloud and towards the server-free school. | | His focus is on helping educational establishments transform themselves by making technology invisible, both internally and externally, and he has shown hundreds of school leaders how they can leverage contemporary... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

3:00pm

Re-design your school technology around the Cloud
Gone Google or thinking about going? That’s just the first step! See how your school could reduce costs while streamlining your technology infrastructure and run effectively in the cloud. We will explore how GAFE can be used to tie into essential cloud managed services such as wifi/networking, web filtering, mobile device management, printing and even cloud based digital signage.

Speakers
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Tim Lee

EdTech Consultant, EdTechTeam
Tim Lee is an IT and EdTech Consultant based in Virginia. After 8 years of years leading infrastructure re-design projects and laptop rollouts across public sector clients in the UK for BT, Microsoft and a number of other leading IT consultancies, Tim moved into the Education space. Tim has focused on Google Apps since 2009 when he lead the first adoption in Higher Ed (University of St Andrews) in Scotland. After moving to Virginia in 2010... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 525/526

3:00pm

Digital Portfolios: Three Options
In this workshop, participants will learn about strategies for constructing authentic, student-centered digital portfolios. Workshop presenters will outline the differences between showcase portfolios, process portfolios, and hybrid portfolios. Building on this distinction, presenters will outline how portfolios can be a demonstration of learning or a reflection for learning. Synthesizing the research of IT educators of Niguidula, Ring and Davis, the presenters will discuss how to collect, select, and reflect artifacts on the way to creative, personalized, and engaging portfolios. Resources include sample exercises and portfolio rubrics. 

Speakers
avatar for Geoffrey Carpenter

Geoffrey Carpenter

HS English, Graded American School
Geoffrey Carpenter and Jenifer Gadsden Carpenter have been teaching internationally since 1997, Geoff in the field of English and Jennifer in the Visual Arts. Geoff and Jen are invested in using digital portfolios in the classroom and have made portfolios an integral part of their professional learning objectives for the last four years. Having taught in Rio de Janeiro, Taipei, and São Paulo at various grade levels from first to... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 523

3:00pm

Math Goes 3D with Sketchup and Google Presentations
Do you want to engage your students in applying their math skills? Using Sketchup, have students draw a blueprint of their bedroom to scale or plan a garden area for your new home to demonstrate their knowledge of area and volume. Learn about two projects that got students and teachers excited about these math concepts. And see how it all came together and was shared using Google Presentation.


Sunday November 10, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 520

3:00pm

Unconference Session
Do you have an idea to share? Or a topic you want to explore? 

Do you want to spend more time in small group discussions with peers?

Do you want to learn something that is not on the formal schedule? 

If you answer yes to any of these questions, the unconference may be for you. This is an opportunity for any summit participants to suggest a topic for discussion in a participant-organized strand of the conference. Room 521 (and the adjoining conference room) will be open to attendees throughout the summit.

Add your suggested topic to this spreadsheet: http://goo.gl/NuFs2l

Participants in the room can decide to discuss several topics in succession, or to break up into multiple groups to discuss different topics simultaneously. If a particular discussion isn't working for you... vote with your feet and join another discussion - or start one yourself. There will be no formal facilitator assigned to the room, so if you see a need for leadership in the space, please provide it. :)

Have fun and learn a lot! 

Sunday November 10, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 521

4:15pm

Closing Keynote - Personal Learning Networks for Educators: Now With Google Plus!
Personal learning is one of the foundations of any educational institution - and any successful organizational change. This session focuses on tools that can be used by any educator to build their own Personal Learning Network (PLN), which not only support their own professional development but can also be an efficient means of diffusing innovation within their institution. Learn to connect with a community of like minded professionals, make contributions, have conversations, and make requests in your times of need. Powerful free tools and social media such as Google+, Twitter, and Facebook make this possible for you and your colleagues.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Wagner

Mark Wagner

President & CEO, EdTechTeam; Director of the Google Teacher Academy 2008-2011; Irvine, CA, Ed Tech Team
Formerly a high school English teacher, Dr. Mark Wagner has since served as an educational technology coordinator at the site, district, and county levels. He now serves as President and CEO of the EdTechTeam, which provides professional development and consulting services to learning institutions, non-profits, and for-profit entities around the world. In this capacity, Dr. Wagner leads a series of Google Apps for Education... Read More →


Sunday November 10, 2013 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium