Creativity with Chromebooks
July 30th, 2020
Hosted at the Pine Street School – 25 Pine St, New York, NY 10005
Brought to you by EdTechTeacher
Chromebooks have emerged as a powerful 1:1 classroom device across all grade levels and content areas. However, there is unlocked potential in the device, sites, apps and platforms that run on Chromebooks that can allow students to express creativity and create content the is typically not leveraged in the classroom. From audio creation and editing, to screencasting, virtual reality creation, digital storytelling and video creation, Chromebooks allow students to create across all forms of media. Join us for this one day, hands-on workshop that will explore the creative potential of the Chromebook.
Creating with Chromebooks – Overview & Classroom Examples
Audio & Chromebooks: Creating, Editing & Publishing
Screencasting on Chromebooks
Digital Storytelling with Chromebooks
Virtual Reality & Virtual World Creation with Chromebooks
Evaluating & applying Chromebook creation strategies in your classroom / school environment.
Who Should Attend?
The workshop is designed for:
- Classroom Teachers: K-12
- Educational Technologists
- Instructional Coaches
- School Administrators
Attendees are asked to bring the following technology to the Creativity with Chromebooks workshop:
- Chromebook (or laptop with the Chrome browser)
- Google Account: Attendees using a school G Suite (Google) account may need to use a personal Google account to access tools used throughout the workshop.
- Chromebook NOTE: If using a school issued Chromebook, please be able to instal Chrome extensions or have the ability to log into the Chromebook with a personal account. If this is not possible, please bring a laptop to with access to a personal Google account to the workshop.
Logistics & Travel
The worksop will run from 8:00am to 3:00pm with an hour lunch break (on your own)
Workshop attendees can arrive between 7:30 and 7:45
There is no parking available at the Pine Street School. Please plan on taking public transportation.
Meet the Instructor: Greg Kulowiec
Prior to joining EdTechTeacher, Greg spent eight years as a high school history teacher and one year as a technology integration specialist in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He began integrating technology into his classroom with early mobile devices including iPods and cell phones. An early adopter of iPads, Chromebooks and 1:1 environments, Greg quickly transitioned to integrating Project Based Learning Environments. Work that his students created during their studies of the Arab Spring of 2011 was featured on National Public Radio.
Since 2012 as a full time instructor with EdTechTeacher, Greg brings a dynamic approach to technology integration that is paired with powerful instructional frameworks such as Project Based Learning and Design Thinking. With a creative approach to technology integration, Greg emphasizes the ability for students to create, share stories and demonstrate an understanding creatively with technology, virtual reality and augmented reality.
Greg works with school districts and teachers throughout the country in workshops and year long professional development to explore thoughtful and effective uses of technology. Greg is a Google Certified Trainer, a Microsoft Innovative Educator, and the co-host of the “So We’ve Been Thinking Podcast”. Greg has presented at MassCue, NCSS, MASCD, ISTE, Google’s Global Education Summit and the EdTechTeacher Innovation Summits. Greg lives in Newburyport, MA with his wife and two children.
For more information about these workshops, please contact Gail Ross-McBride at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-377-9518 ext 1.