Practical Ideas for Innovating in Schools

posted Nov 12, 2016, 6:39 PM by Professional Learning
Google for Education
Education on Air
Practical ideas for
innovating in schools
Join us at Education on Air, the free
online conference December 3, 2016.
At Education on Air: It Takes a Teacher, we’ll be celebrating educators and exploring the future of education and technology. Here’s a glimpse at the sessions we’ve lined up for December 3rd:
Keynotes from change makers and thought leaders

Tune in at 12pm ET / 9am PT to hear a welcome from Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet and Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States. 

Learn the story of how Jahana Hayes became the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, and get tips on how she keeps her students engaged. 

Next you will hear from Linda-Darling Hammond, President and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute and Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education Emeritus at Stanford University, who will present research on the impact of technology in the classroom. 

Join the discussion during our #ItTakesATeacher Panel, moderated by Jennie Magiera

At the end of the keynote you will learn the latest Google for Education product news.

Breakout sessions, led by educators for educators
Regardless of the age of the students you teach, you'll hear practical tips from other educators that you can apply right away. 

Here are just some of the over 100 sessions for educators: 

  • Fantastic feedback tools for Google Docs” led by Eric Curts, Technology Integration Specialist at SPARCC
  • Assessment that matters - using technology to personalize learning” led by Kim Meldrum, Technology Innovation Consultant, Lester B. Pearson School Board
  • Explore your world with Expeditions” led by Jennifer Holland, Google for Education program manager
  • Wicked soap company: an entrepreneurial approach to chemistry” led by Matt Martin, Chemistry Teacher at High Tech High

We hope these sessions get you excited for Education on Air. Even if you can’t make the whole conference, register now and we’ll let you know when the recordings are available.

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