Digital Boulevard is a space on the Exhibit Hall floor that showcases innovative digital tools for the classroom, featuring partners from the word of educational technology.
Google Boot Camp
(Must register and attend both days.)
In this two-day learning experience, participants will learn the essentials of Google Apps for Education with a focus on the skills and techniques needed to complete the five online exams to achieve “Google Educator” status and pursue “Google Education Trainer” status.
PRESENTER: LISA NYDICK
Thursday 11:00-2:30 (30-minute break)
Google Educator Level 1 - Accelerated Certification Kickoff
During this accelerated learning experience, participants will learn the essentials of Google Workspace for Education with a focus on the skills and techniques needed to complete the Level 1 online exam to achieve “Google Certified Educator” status. This event will guide participants through various activities and classroom examples using responsive instruction techniques and hands-on practice for Google Chrome, Drive (including Docs and Slides), Gmail, Calendar, Groups, YouTube and Google Classroom.
Friday 11:00-2:30 (30-minute break)
Google Educator Level 2 - Accelerated Certification Kickoff
During this accelerated learning experience, participants will learn the essentials of Google Workspace for Education with a focus on the skills and techniques needed to complete the Level 2 online exam to achieve “Google Certified Educator” status. This event will guide participants through various activities and classroom examples using responsive instruction techniques and hands-on practice for Jamboard, Google Sites, Forms and Sheets, Google Scholar, Keep, and Blogger.
Partners on Digital Boulevard
The following educational technology partners have signed on to present sessions on Digital Boulevard.
A schedule of their walk-in sessions will be posted as it becomes available.
From STEM readiness to career preparedness to corporate compliance, EVERFI’s compelling, interactive and impact-driven digital content turns passive learners into capable leaders. Join the 60,000+ teachers who used= EVERFI's award-winning lessons this past school year. Interactive, gamebased lessons designed by experienced educators help you engage students at all grade levels and bring real-world skills to your classroom. Teachers use EVERFI’s standards-aligned, readymade digital lessons to teach students to thrive in an ever-changing world.
Mote is the audio toolkit for educators and learners across the world. Mote makes your feedback faster and more effective. It connects with all learners with fast, friendly voice notes. Read aloud IEP modifications and accommodations are easy and non-stigmatizing with Mote. Mote's integrated voice tools are a game changer for ELL and World Languages learners.
Newsela offers news articles that can be customized to match a student's reading level. Newsela's over 14,000 texts come from more than 175 publishers, including the Associated Press and Encyclopedia Britannica. Newsela offers supplemental instructional materials, including assessments, lessons and professional development. English language arts, social studies, science and social and emotional learning (SEL) content are available in English and Spanish.
Empatico connects students all around the globe through virtual pen pal experiences.
Unlock the power of video learning through simple editing tools and dazzling student data.
GoGuardian / Pear Deck
GoGuardian provides simple, proven solutions to create engaging and safer learning environments.
Come enjoy an Edcamp experience! Edcamps are free, public events that leverage the knowledge and experiences of educators by empowering them to collaboratively determine discussion topics and engage in small-group discussions to maximize learning. The strength of Edcamp comes from a belief that educators are the best experts in classroom practice, that agency and choice are vital to create powerful professional learning experiences, and that strong communities of practice allow educators to grow and thrive. Join us to experience the Edcamp-style of professional learning!