Pre-Conference Sessions
Sunday workshops run from 12:30p - 3:30p and are an additional $75.  Sessions run simultaneously and are limited to 25 participants. Choose from the topics below. 


Google+, Hangouts, and Events for the Educator presented by Chad Kafka (Beginner/Intermediate)

There are many great possibilities for educators with your Google+ account! This workshop will look at how to use Google+ as an educator for networking with others. We will also explore what Hangouts and Hangouts On Air are and how to use Events to plan for happenings in person or online with others.

Please be advised:
  • This workshop requires participants to be using a laptop or Chromebook; no tablets or iPads
  • Consult with your district IT staff to make sure “Google+” and “Hangouts” is enabled for your account

Google Apps Has Even More! presented by Stacy Behmer (Intermediate)

There are so many Google Apps that extend beyond the core suite of Calendar, Gmail, Sites and Drive/Docs. This session will take a look at some of the EVEN MORE tools and how we can harness the power of all of these apps alone and then combine them to go above and beyond! We will examine Books, Google+, Alerts, Voice, News, Maps, Translate, Search and Chrome and how they can be used with the core suite for project based learning and to differentiate instruction.

GAM On! presented by Karl Hehr (technical/advanced)

Use Google Apps Manager to create, update, and bend GAFE to your will! You can manage your entire domain with a few scripts and a csv file or two!
This session is intended for domain administrators. 


Scripting Made Simple presented by Chad Frerichs (Intermediate/Advanced)

Scripting isn't as intimidating as it sounds! Participants will learn the basics of scripting and how it works. During this session  we will explore planned scripts including, Doctopus & Goobric, AutoCrat, FormMule and gClassFolders. 

This workshop requires participants to be using a laptop or Chromebook; no tablets or iPads please.