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The Midwest Google Apps Summit is a two day, hands on conference that focuses on integrating Google Apps for Education in K-12 and Higher Ed learning environments.  All presentations will be from the Google Education Trainers, Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps savvy educators and local Googley talent.

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Monday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Using Google to Enhance Literacy Instruction in All Content Areas

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Are you looking for ways to enhance literacy instruction in any content area? Look no further than Google’s powerful tools! In this session we’ll investigate the creative outlets, content resources and critical thinking aids that Google offers to everyone. We’ll find tools that will help your students foster creative expression. We’ll contribute to your bag of quality content resources and pass on tips for better searching techniques. We’ll take a look at Google Apps for Education, Google Draw, Blogger, Google Research Tool, Flubaroo, Google Books, Google Cultural Institute and MORE! Join us to explore the exciting things you can do with Google when planning literacy instruction.

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Jane McMahon

2014 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year - Google Education Trainer, Baraboo School District - Director of Teaching and Learning
I am currently serving as Baraboo's Director of Teaching and Learning. I was an English teacher in Baraboo for 25 years and recently served as Wisconsin's 2014 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. I am an avid photographer, fly-fisherwoman, and baseball fan.
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Kelly Steiner

Library Media Specialist; Google for Education Certified Trainer, Jack Young Middle School-School District of Baraboo
I am in my 16th year as the Library Media Specialist for Jack Young Middle School in Baraboo, WI. I taught Social Studies and History for eight years before that. How has it been 24 years? Being a Library Media Specialist allows me to continue growing as a teacher, but I also get to share my passion for literature and curiosity about the world with students as well. I love movies, cats and all things Disney!


Monday November 17, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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