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Classroom 2.0 LIVE! - Saturday Shows

Saturday, August 19, 2017
9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET
"Building Efficiency with Google Forms"

There are so many awesome things we can do with Google Forms in our classrooms, and we are really excited to have Jennifer Judkins, a Google guru, joining us as our special guest presenter for this webinar to share some possibilities you may not have realized.

Webinar description:
Learn how to reduce inefficient, paper-based workflows using Google Forms and Add-Ons so more time can be spent doing value-added work with kids. In this session, we will highlight the use of the formMule and formRanger Add-Ons by creating a basic discipline referral system. In the example workflow we will demonstrate how teachers can use Google Forms to report student behavior issues, which will then trigger automatic email notification to school administrators. After the administrators follow up on the reported incident, Google Forms can ensure teachers are kept in the loop about any consequences through by automatic email update sent to the referring staff member.

Jennifer Judkins is the Director of Educational Technology for Lexington Public Schools in Massachusetts. She is an experienced middle and high school science teacher, and former life science researcher, who knows first-hand how technology can extend learning and engage students in ways that challenge them to higher levels of thinking. Jenn is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, 2016 MassCUE Pathfinder, PBS Lead Digital Innovator. As regular presenter at regional and national conferences, Jenn shares her passion for meaningful integration of digital tools by helping teachers gain confidence and proficiency in their use of technology. She curates useful technology resources, tip sheets and integration ideas for educators on her blog, and is a co-host on the TechEducator Podcast.

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