One day, two Googley options. Level up your research and teaching with the Google for Education Certification program. Choose your strand on registration and get ready to dive in and transform your practice with Google Certified Trainer, Innovator, and Program Manager Wendy Gorton. All Academy attendees receive their own Google swag kit, including bag, copy of The Google-Infused Classroom by Holly Clark, their own Google Cardboard VR Viewer, and a phone tripod to screencast and record their work.

HICE Pre-Conference Beginner Camp

Explore the core areas of G Suite to increase professional learning and leadership; efficiency in the classroom; and student learning and creativity. We’ll explore several tools in Google’s Level 1 curriculum, all of which are taught within the context of meaningful use with students and teachers. Segments include the Chrome browser, search techniques, and Google Classroom… as well as Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Spreadsheets, Forms, Calendar, Sites and Groups. Gmail, Hangouts, and YouTube are also included. In addition to the tools, participants are exposed to critical student skill sets necessary for learning in an online environment.

HICE Pre-Conference Advanced Camp

Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 focuses on meaningful and creative ways to integrate the 4Cs in the classroom. Level 2 teaches the advanced features of G Suite including HyperDocs using Google Docs, Maps and MyMaps for for geo-instruction and virtual field trips; digital portfolios with Google Sites; and using screencasting techniques for developing learning libraries in YouTube and more. Level 2 is the perfect place for teachers and researchers who are ready to try something new and engaging in their classrooms all while preparing them for Google’s Certified Educator Level 2 exam.