ONE-DAY WORKSHOPS
May 2, 2014 (8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)

Google in Education Workshop

This one-day hands-on primer begins with a welcome activity that invites participants to co-create a new vision for education in the age of Google. Discover a tool kit of research tools for students and educators, including advanced search techniques, Google Books, Google Scholar, Google News, Google Alerts and more. Learn how Google Docs and Google Drive can facilitate collaboration and creation between students and among colleagues. Experience the ease of online publishing with Google Sites (and Blogger). Learn to expand your own personal learning network online with Google+. "Even more" inspiring instructional ideas conclude the day before a final reflection activity. This special workshop offers something for beginners and intermediate users... and there is no better preparation for the Google Apps for Education summit



Admin Console Technical Retreat

Do you manage Google Apps for your school or district? Have you configured your Admin Console around the best practices? The default console does not come configured for a school environment so find out what settings you really should change by attending this technical session. In the session will provide a deep dive of the Admin Console, which will include tips on how to manage users, groups, services and chromebooks with ease.  As well as a look at the third party services which will make your life easier and protect and secure your domain.

Topics covered include:
EDU focused Admin Console best practices
Deep dive walkthrough
OU Structures
Services
Groups
Chromebooks
Deployment Best Practices
Asset Management
Troubleshooting
Essential Third Party Tools
Security and Compliance
Backup
User Training