9am-10am: Technology Tools for Formative Assessment
Come explore some high-utility tech tools that can assist teachers with formative assessment in the classroom! In this workshop, we will delve into the basics of formative assessment while showcasing some easy-to-use tech tools that teachers can leverage to quickly gauge student learning prior to that end-of-unit test. We will explore free tools for back channeling, collaboration, and skills practice; all of which can be used for formative assessment purposes and all of which will be sure to engage your students. Be sure to bring a laptop or smartphone to fully participate in this session! Participants are encouraged to also bring a lesson or lesson idea to work with while planning on how to incorporate technology delivered formative assessment to students (example: a science teacher doing a unit on the anatomy of the plant cell; English teacher doing a vocabulary unit).
Presenter: Devon Roberts
10:05am-11:05am: Simplifying the Research Report with Google Tools
Do your students struggle with research projects? This session will introduce you to a wonderful process to help students research and write informational research papers with Google Keep. Google Keep will allow your students to take notes while reading web pages and saves the URL for websites so they can easily create a bibliography with Easy Bib.
Presenter: Lynda Van Winkle
11:10am-12:10pm: Intro to Google Classroom
Google Classroom is designed to help teachers and students save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication. Learn how to set up your own classes, navigate Google Classroom, post resources and create assignments in Google Classroom.
Presenter: Amy Frackman