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August 9-10, 2016

Amway Grand Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI

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Wednesday, August 10 • 9:50am - 10:40am
Chromebooks in the Primary Grades

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"In this session you will fill your toolbox with apps, add-ons and extensions for the elementary classroom. We will be comparing same type of apps to see what one is best suited for your classroom situation. This session will look at how to include Chromebooks in your primary classroom - from first through fifth grade. Learn tips on how to use Chromebooks to teach technology, content areas, fitness and PE, or support learners with special needs. Come explore many ways you can use Chrome devices to engage your young learners.

Learning outcomes:
* Understanding the key skills elementary students need to use a Chromebook successfully.
* App recommendations for the PK-5 classroom
* Exploring ways to support diverse learners using Chromebooks
* Walk away with a ‘toolbox’ of apps and sites to use for the classroom from the first day of school to the last day of school and even into the summer.
* Practice and demonstrate knowledge of several ‘must have’ apps for every elementary classroom type."

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Mary Hankins

Prek-5th grade Tech / STEM Teacher, Owosso Public Schools
Mom of two great kids and one dog... Google Certified Educator and Trainer!! I take any opportunity to learn what I can about technology and teaching it. I teach technology to prek-5th graders in Owosso Public Schools. I am always willing to help out and pay it forward for all those... Read More →

Wednesday August 10, 2016 9:50am - 10:40am EDT