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

2:15pm CST

GAFE Scripting for Nerds
Attendance to this session will label you a nerd for sure! Come and see how one district in Iowa utilizes custom Google Apps Scripting to manage their staff leave request system. Also, get some hands-on time writing some scripts to perform some useful functionality including custom email responses, and automating calendar event creation.

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Chad Frerichs

Director of Technology, ADM CSD

Monday November 17, 2014 2:15pm - 4:30pm CST
Glacier A/B
Tuesday, November 18

8:30am CST

Google Sites Make & Take
Create your own Google Site to provide class information and materials, communicate with students, parents and the community,
flip lessons, and showcase student work.

Primary Learning Objectives: Instruction will include how to:
- Create a new site
- Choose a theme or a template
- Customize a site header
- Customize fonts and colors
- Create a custom site icon (favicon)
- Create new pages
- Edit site layout
- Organize site navigation
- Insert gadgets (Google Calendar, videos, documents from Google Drive, images, etc.)
- Share site with others
- Enable page-level permissions for students to upload and edit content on portfolio pages

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Melinda Larson-Horne

EdTech/Educator Effectiveness Coach, Pewaukee School District
Melinda Larson-Horne is an EdTech and Effectiveness Coach in the Pewaukee School District with over twenty years of teaching experience in both English/Language Arts and World Language (French). As an instructional coach, Melinda's goal is to provide personalized professional development... Read More →

Tuesday November 18, 2014 8:30am - 10:45am CST
Sandstone 3