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2013 Great Plains Summit Archive

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Our all-star cast of presenters shared some of their favorite tricks and tips!


Daily Schedule

Thursday, July 18, 2013
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM: Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM to 9:45 AM: Opening Keynote
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM: Session 1
Auditorium
Using Google Docs in the Classroom
David Freeburg
Room A
Taking Control of Assignments with Scripts - Flubaroo, Doctopus, Goobric, & Autocrat
Chad Kafka
Room B
Google Apps for Edu Overview
John Unruh-Friesen
Room C
You Don't Just Have Mail. You Have GMail and a Super Duper Calendar!
Stacy Behmer
Room D
Freaking Out Over Google Forms: Using scripts (Advanced!)
Benjamin Friesen
Room E
Google Apps Deployment Part 1
Mitch Dowhower
Room F
Q & A with Chris Lehmann
Chris Lehmann
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM: Session 2
Auditorium
The Google Ninja Program
Jeff Utecht
Room A
Google Earth in the Classroom: Digital Field and Lit Trips
Benjamin Friesen
Room B
Creating Classroom Projects with Google Apps
Jim Sill
Room C
Google Apps on the iPad
David Freeburg
Room D
Google Scripting: Autocrat and FormMule
Henry Thiele
Room E
Google Apps Deployment Part 2
Mitch Dowhower
Room F
Google Apps for Administrators
John Unruh-Friesen and Chris Lehmann
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM: Lunch
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM: Session 3
Auditorium
Unleash the Power of Gmail
Mitch Dowhower
Room A
Flipping Your Classroom with YouTube, Sites and Forms
Molly Schroeder
Room B
Quiz Magic: Using Google Spreadsheets and Forms + Flubaroo
John Unruh-Friesen
Room C
YouTube in the Classroom
Jim Sill
Room D
Chrome, Will You Marry Me?
Chad Kafka
Room E
Google Forms for Gathering Classroom Walkthrough Data
Chris Lehmann
Room F
Dispelling the FUD and Myths around Google Apps for Education
Henry Thiele
2:15 PM to 2:30 PM: Cookie Break
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM: Session 4
Auditorium
Google Presentation Zen
John Unruh-Friesen
Room A
0-60mph: Test Drive the New Google Maps Engine
Benjamin Friesen
Room B
Learning to Google Drive
Chad Kafka
Room C
Making Movies with YouTube
Jim Sill
Room D
Advanced Google Search
Jeff Utecht
Room E
Using Scripts to Move and Merge Information in Docs
Henry Thiele
Room F
Can You Hear Me Now? Google Voice in the Classroom and Other Speech to Text and Text to Speech Tips!
Stacy Behmer
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM: Attendee Reception
Friday, July 19, 2013
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM: Continental Breakfast in Commons
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM: Session 5
Auditorium
The Power of Images in Google Apps
Benjamin Friesen
Room A
Design on a Dime: Using Google Drawing, Sites and Extensions to Create Your Web Presence
David Freeburg
Room B
Getting Started with Google Hangouts
Chad Kafka
Room C
Open Your Eyes to Google Sites: Creating a Google Site for Students and Teachers
Molly Schroeder
Room D
Google+ as LMS: Building Your Course in Google+ with Hangouts
Henry Thiele and Stacy Behmer
Room E
Google Apps Management: The New Google Admin Console
Mitch Dowhower
Room F
Building a Collaborative Culture with Google Apps
Jeff Utecht
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM: Session 6
Auditorium
Chrome in the Classroom
Stacy Behmer
Room A
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Flip My Classroom using Google Forms and Scripts
John Unruh-Friesen
Room B
Let’s REALLY Hangout: Advanced Hangout Features & Uses
Chad Kafka
Room C
How to Get and Manage Chromebooks in your School
Henry Thiele and Mitch Dowhower
Room D
Going Mobile with Google
David Freeburg
Room E
Google in Education: Professional Development, Certifications, Opportunities and Even More
Molly Schroeder
Room F
Become a Google Ninja
Jeff Utecht
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Session 7
Auditorium
Other Google Tools: Let's Get Cooking with Google's Even More!
Stacy Behmer
Room A
Google Art Project in the Classroom
Jim Sill
Room B
Getting Started with Blogger
John Unruh-Friesen
Room C
Digital Classroom in the Cloud: Creating a Paperless Classroom
Molly Schroeder
Room D
Google Drawings: Making the Complex Simple
Henry Thiele
Room E
Managing Google Apps with GAM
Mitch Dowhower
Room F
Back to the (Classroom of the) Future: 10+ ways to use Google Apps in the Classroom
Benjamin Friesen
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Session 8
Auditorium
Improve your Productivity and Workflow with Gmail and Calendar
Benjamin Friesen
Room A
Get Going with Google Docs
Jeff Utecht
Room B
Getting Going with Google Presentations
David Freeburg
Room C
60 Chrome Apps and Extensions in 60 Minutes
Stacy Behmer
Room D
Google Sites as a Tool for Student Portfolios
Molly Schroeder
Room E
Taking Control of Assignments with Scripts - Flubaroo, Doctopus, Goobric, & Autocrat
Chad Kafka
Room F
Creating a YouTube Channel
Jim Sill
2:00 PM to 2:15 PM: Cookie Break
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM: Google Demo Slams and Closing Keynote

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