October 25, 2014 

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Saturday, October 25


Creating with Chrome in the MIddle School Math Classroom
One of the biggest misconceptions in a math classroom is that the devices do not fit beyond consumption applications. In this session we'll look at ways that students can use the core google apps along with other chrome apps like padlet, movenote, tackk, desmos and others to help students build a solid foundation in a mathematically sound technology supported environment.

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Rafranz Davis

Instructional Technology Specialist, Arlington ISD
Rafranz is an instructional technology specialist for a Dallas/Fort Worth area school district. As an advocate for passion-based learning, Rafranz uses her experience as a secondary math educator to help teachers integrate technology using innovative teaching strategies aimed at empowering... Read More →

Saturday October 25, 2014 10:25am - 11:15am


Ooey, Gooey Google! Google Apps for the iPad
Going Google with iPads can get sticky! Google is full of ooey, gooey goodness that doesn’t always play nice with the iPad. But there is hope! It is getting better every day, and more apps are integrating with Google Drive, which will make your workflow that much easier. And Google is constantly innovating and releasing new and updated apps to make the most of your iPad in the classroom. Come learn the tips and tricks of using Google Apps on the iPad, natural integration ideas for the classroom, and ways to stay more productive with Google.

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Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →

Saturday October 25, 2014 10:25am - 11:15am


Rockin' Docs
If you have ever hesitated embracing Google docs or merely need to learn more, come to this session to learn the best uses of Google Docs in the classroom. We will focus on organizing and keeping documents, establishing student portfolios, collaborating on assignments with peers and the teacher, and the use of add-ons. Enjoy exploring pre-writing diagrams, templates, thesaurus, Easybib, and much more. You’ll earn your Ninja badge as someone who excels in Google Docs, never sweats the work, and has complete training. Leave with an appreciation of Going Google in Round Rock ISD.

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Laurie Humphries

Secondary Instructional Coach, RRISD, Round Rock ISD
Laurie Humphries is a high school English language arts instructional coach and educator who has over 25 years of teaching experience in Round Rock ISD. She has accumulated numerous hours of technology training, English language arts professional development and instructional strategies... Read More →

Saturday October 25, 2014 10:25am - 11:15am


Google Hangouts 101: Bring the World into Your Classroom
In this session, the attendees will learn the difference between a Google Hangout and a Google Hangout on the air. They will learn how to create both types of Hangouts, as well as discover ways to integrate Hangouts into the classroom with students.

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Kelly Fitzgerald

Dean of Instruction, Rouse High School, Leander ISD

Saturday October 25, 2014 12:30pm - 1:20pm