Great Plains Summit: July 16th to 17th, 2020

Applied digital skills - Google's free tech skills curriculum for all subjects

Session Description

Do our students have the skills they need to get a job and succeed in life when they graduate? Have they mastered the 4 C's (Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity)? One way to help prepare our students is with Google's free Applied Digital Skills curriculum. This program is made of self-paced, video-based, engaging, hands-on projects that combine tech, job, and life skills. Learn how you and your students can use this curriculum in any subject area to engage your students and extend their learning.
NOTES: Grades 3-12, including CTE teachers


Session Schedule

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Session Presenter

Eric Curts
Technology Integration Specialist
SPARCC - Canton, OH

Eric has been in education for 28 years, and currently serves as a Technology Integration Specialist for SPARCC in Canton, Ohio where he oversees Google Apps for Education implementation, training, and support, as well as other technology integration initiatives. Eric is an authorized Google Education Trainer and Innovator, and provides Google Apps training to schools, organizations, and conferences throughout Ohio and across the country. He is a co-leader of the Ohio Google Educator Group at and runs the award-winning blog where all of his Google Apps and edtech resources can be found.