Full Day Workshops


Full day workshops run from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm on Sunday October 15, 2017 at
the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center on the Iowa Events Center campus. Lunch is included with a full day workshop. Credit is not available for the workshops.

GAM GAFE Admin Workshop

Upon completing this workshop, attendees will have a fully set up instance of GAM for their G Suite for Education domain. Attendees will also have a thorough understanding of what these tools do and how to use them to better administer their GSFE domain.

Presenter: Karl Hehr and Chad Frerichs
Strand: Technology Infrastructure
Audience: Technical Management- IT Personnel
Max Audience Size: No Max
Length:  Full Day
Cost: tbd

Breakout EDU Workshop

In this workshop, attendees will work through a breakout, then learn how to build their own breakout game. Registration cost for this workshop also includes a Breakout EDU kit.

Presenter: Carrie Hillman
Strand: Communication and Collaboration, Digital Teaching Tools and Game-Based Learning, Professional Development, Instructional Design
Audience: Administrators, Classroom Implementation- PK-12 Teachers, Building Level Leadership
Max Audience Size: 30
Length:  Half Day
Cost: tbd

Read, Write, Make

The workshop will involve ideas for establishing a creative classroom culture. Explore opportunities for poetry, photography, design, and sketchnoting to support creativity and comprehension. Experience technology that supports literacy and captures creativity across content. Come ready to create!

Presenter:  Erin Olson
Strand:  Communication and Collaboration, Digital Teaching Tools and Game-Based Learning
Audience: Teachers, Tech Integrationists, Instructional Coaches
Max Audience Size:  35
Length: Half Day
Cost: tbd

Google Certified Educator Level I Bootcamp

These sessions will assist educators in discovering the power of the Google Apps Suite and prepare them to pass the tests necessary to be recognized as Google Certified Educators in their respective levels. Topics include, but are not limited to, Google Docs/Drive, Sites, Gmail, Calendar, Chrome Browser and review of educational apps. Note that this is a preparation workshop series only and time to take the Google Certified Educator exams is not included in this professional development event. Workshop participants must study for and complete the exams independently.

Presenter:  Catherine Hines
Strand:  Communication and Collaboration, Professional Development
Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators
Max Audience Size:  30
Length: Full Day
Cost: tbd

iPad as the Teacher’s Pet

Got an iPad? Then you’ve got a toolbox that you can fill to help you be an even better teacher! Discover how iPad can be your handy assistant by spending time learning about apps and services that you’ll wonder how you ever lived without.This workshop is all about verbs, that is, the things an educator can do with an iPad. Those actions include showing your screen on a projector, managing the classroom, assessing student work, interacting with students, accessing your files, making instructional media, and expanding professional learning. You’ll see how iPad can help you capture learning artifacts, poll students, visualize concepts, share demonstrations, and much more.

Presenter:  Tony Vincent
Strand:  Digital Teaching Tools, Professional Development
Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators
Max Audience Size:  30
Length: Half Day
Cost: tbd

Expeditions and Beyond

Virtual reality has opened up a world of experiences for students. Immerse yourself in experiences you never thought possible! This course will provide the opportunity for you to learn how to guide your students through Google Expeditions. Participants will be introduced to a variety of resources to consume virtual reality content and the tools to create virtual reality experiences.

Presenter:  Brian Unruh and Stacy Behmer
Strand:  Digital Teaching Tools, Professional Development
Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Administrators
Max Audience Size:  60
Length: Full Day
Cost: tbd