#GEGNJ Power Hour 2 - Tech Learning

#GEGNJ Power Hour 2

On this episode of the Google Educators Group: New Jersey Power Hour show we had the amazing Regina Schaffer and her students talk about Google Apps for Education and CS First.
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Another #GEGNJ Power Hour is in the books! On this episode of the Google Educators Group: New Jersey Power Hour show we had the amazing Regina Schaffer and her students talk about Google Apps for Education and CS First. We had Tech Specialist Genie Iovino discuss non-linear presentations with Google Slides, Kevin Jarrett discuss his Google Expedition Beta experience, and Jeff Bradbury showed us how to create stop-motion animation and comic books in Google Slides.

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Below is the video of the show and here is the agenda which includes links to the things we discussed. We start crowd sourcing the agenda two week before the show and you can join #GEGNJ here even if you aren’t from New Jersey because not everyone can be perfect. The next show will be April 11th at 8pm!

cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher

Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. Read more at Teched Up Teacher.



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#GEGNJ Power Hour 5

In this episode, we talk to the Isaacs family and how they came to get involved in the Slides Q&A commercial, Google’s newest additions to #GAFE, and what’s the right age to roll out Gmail for a school district.

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We talked to teachers using Google Classroom and CS First for the first time, and also heard how first time EdTech Coaches are rolling out Google Apps in their district.

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Applying the Genius Hour in the Classroom

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BETT Report #2 by Russell Dyas

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