Google for Education Extravaganza is coming your way...
Register now for the most engaging and interactive online conference you've experienced yet!

We are passionate about empowering you to develop your knowledge of the Google for Education tools.

We're going to support you as you prepare your students with new, more engaging ways to learn the skills they need to succeed!

You will gain the confidence and competence to create greater agency and excitement for your students everyday.

So join us as we explore the latest #GoogleEDU tools and work with us on a roadmap for the future of education!

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Register Now for Beginner Session
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Register Now for Advanced Session
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The two day event will run in the afternoon from 4:00pm-6:30pm.

Session schedules are outlined below.

The best part is you have complete freedom to choose the topics that you want to
learn and develop in the most.

Network with other passionate teachers, share ideas and collaborate together on the exciting journey that is teaching.

Google for Education Extravaganza Schedule

June 10 - Beginner Session (4:00pm - 6:30pm)

Choose between 30 minute or 50 minute sessions.

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

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4:00 - 4:25 pm

Keynote with Google

Suan Yeo

Time (NZT)

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4:00 - 4:25 pm

Session Description

Keynote with Google
Presenter: Suan Yeo

30 Minute Session Choices

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

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4:35 - 5:05 pm

  • Get organised & find joy in Google Drive (for administration staff, leaders & teachers)
  • Find your focus! Using incredible images in G Suite
  • We be Jammin' - the magic of Google Jamboard
  • Samantha Vardanega
  • Lara Kirk
  • Chris Betcher

Break

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5:10 - 5:40 pm

  • Holy sheet! How to get started with Sheets to save time in your class
  • Step aside Picasso 🎨🖌️👩‍🎨, Using Google Drawings in your docs
  • Sliding in first base like 😉 Getting to know Slides beyond a text box
  • Adrian Francis
  • Karla Sanders
  • Mark Herring

Break

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5:50 - 6:20 pm

  • Never used Google Keep before? You will now!
  • Engaging Forms: Inserting images and video in forms
  • An intro to Google Earth
  • Donna Golightly
  • Sam Gibson
  • Steve Smith

Time (NZT)

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4:35 - 5:05 pm

Session Description

  • Get organised & find joy in Google Drive (for administration staff, leaders & teachers)
    Presenter:
    Samantha Vardanega
  • Find your focus! Using incredible images in G Suite
    Presenter: Lara Kirk
  • We be Jammin' - the magic of Google Jamboard
    Presenter: Chris Betcher

Break

access_time

5:10 - 5:40 pm

  • Holy sheet! How to get started with sheets to save time in your class
    Presenter: Adrian Francis
  • Step aside Picasso 🎨🖌️👩‍🎨, Using Google Drawings in your docs
    Presenter: Karla Sanders
  • Sliding in first first base like 😉 Getting to know Slides beyond a text box
    Presenter: Mark Herring

Break

access_time

5:50 - 6:20 pm

  • Never used Google Keep before? You will now!
    Presenter: Donna Golightly
  • Engaging Forms: Inserting images and video in forms
    Presenter: Sam Gibson
  • An intro to Google Earth
    Presenter: Steve Smith
50 Minute Session Choices

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

access_time

4:35 - 5:25 pm

  • Ignite your creativity with Google Drawings
  • Save time with Self-marking Quizzes
  • Get creating with Google Sites
  • Culture shock 😲🤯 - creating a culture of innovation in your school (for leaders)
  • Donna Golightly
  • Sam Gibson
  • Steve Smith
  • Mike Reading

Break

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5:30 - 6:20 pm

  • Your paperless Classroom
  • Do you dig Docs? You will after this session
  • Let's chat! Getting started with Hangouts Chat for whole-staff communication (for leaders)
  • 7 Essential Pillars every Technology Plan must have (for leaders)
  • Chris Betcher
  • Lara Kirk
  • Samantha Vardanega
  • Mike Reading

Time (NZT)

Network & Connect

Audience

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6:20 - 8:00 pm

Virtual Networking Room & Expo Hall

Open to all

Time (NZT)

access_time

4:35 - 5:25 pm

Session Description

  • Ignite your creativity with Google Drawings
    Presenter: Donna Golightly
  • Save time with Self-marking Quizzes
    Presenter: Sam Gibson
  • Get creating with Google Sites
    Presenter: Steve Smith
  • Culture shock 😲🤯 - creating a culture of innovation in your school (for leaders)
    Presenter: Mike Reading

Break

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5:30 - 6:20 pm

  • Your paperless Classroom
    Presenter: Chris Betcher
  • Do you dig Docs? You will after this session
    Presenter: Lara Kirk
  • Let's chat! Getting started with Hangouts Chat for whole-staff communication (for leaders)
    Presenter: Samantha Vardanega
  • 7 Essential Pillars every Technology Plan must have (for leaders)
    Presenter: Mike Reading
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Register Now for the Beginner Session - June 10
Yes, it's 100% FREE to attend
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Register Now for the Beginner Session - June 10
Yes, it's 100% FREE to attend
June 16 - Advanced Session (4:00pm - 6:30pm)

Choose between 30 minute or 50 minute sessions.

30 Minute Session Choices

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

access_time

4:00 - 4:25 pm

Keynote with Google

Suan Yeo

Time (NZT)

access_time

4:00 - 4:25 pm

Session Description

Keynote with Google
Presenter: Suan Yeo

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

access_time

4:35 - 5:05 pm

  • Sliding into third base like 😉 - Become a master of your Slides
  • We be Jammin' - design with Jamboard
  • A date with Google Calendar
  • Donna Golightly
  • Mark Herring
  • Chris Betcher

Break

access_time

5:10 - 5:40 pm

  • Travel like we're at lock down level zero - creating virtual tours with Tour Creator
  • Control your Chrome! Become a master
  • Target Inbox Zero! Organising & automating your Gmail inbox (for administration staff, leaders & teachers)
  • Paul Hamilton
  • Lara Kirk
  • Samantha Vardanega

Break

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5:50 - 6:20 pm

  • Make a My Map task
  • Out of sight 😲 - Using Google Sites to share and engage learners
  • Create a Maths conditional format task 🥱😴... NOT!
  • Steve Smith
  • Karla Sanders
  • Adrian Francis

Time (NZT)

access_time

4:35 - 5:05 pm

Session Description

  • Become a master of your Slides
    Presenter: Donna Golightly
  • We be Jammin' - design with Jamboard
    Presenter: Mark Herring
  • A date with Google Calendar
    Presenter: Chris Betcher

Break

access_time

5:10 - 5:40 pm

  • Travel like we're at lock down level zero - creating Virtual tours with Tour Creator
    Presenter: Paul Hamilton
  • Control your Chrome! Become a master
    Presenter: Lara Kirk
  • Target Inbox Zero! Organising & automating your Gmail inbox (for administration staff, leaders & teachers)
    Presenter: Samantha Vardanega

Break

access_time

5:50 - 6:20 pm

  • Make a my map task
    Presenter: Steve Smith
  • Out of sight 😲 - Using Google Sites to share and engage learners
    Presenter: Karla Sanders
  • Create a Maths conditional format task 🥱😴... NOT!
    Presenter: Adrian Francis
50 Minute Session Choices

Time (NZT)

Session Description

Presenter

access_time

4:35 - 5:25 pm

  • Google Earth - Embedding content
  • Differentiate learning with branching in Google Forms
  • Clean sheets feel real good right 🥰 - filtering and sorting your sheets - exploring the magic of Sheets
  • Culture shock 😲🤯 - creating a culture of innovation in your school (for leaders)
  • Steve Smith
  • Sam Gibson
  • Adrian Francis
  • Mike Reading

Break

access_time

5:30 - 6:20 pm

  • Getting to know the G Suite Admin console (for technical staff or eLearning leaders)
  • Going further with extensions and add-ons
  • Grading and feedback in Google Classroom
  • Transforming your school without [insert dire consequence here 😱]
  • Glen Pringle
  • Donna Golightly
  • Chris Betcher
  • Mike Reading

Time (NZT)

Network & Connect

Audience

access_time

6:20 - 8:00 pm

Virtual Networking Room & Expo Hall

Open to all attendees

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Register Now for the Advanced Session - June 16
Yes, it's 100% FREE to attend

Time (NZT)

access_time

4:35 - 5:25 pm

Session Description

  • Google Earth - Embedding content
    Presenter: Steve Smith
  • Differentiate learning with branching in Google Forms
    Presenter: Sam Gibson
  • Filtering and sorting your sheets - exploring the magic of sheets
    Presenter: Adrian Francis
  • Culture shock 😲🤯 - creating a culture of innovation in your school (for leaders)
    Presenter: Mike Reading

Break

access_time

5:30 - 6:20 pm

  • Google Admin
    Presenter: Glen Pringle
  • Going further with extensions and add-ons
    Presenter: Donna Golightly
  • Grading and Feedback in Google Classroom
    Presenter: Chris Betcher
  • Transforming your school without [insert dire consequence here 😱]
    Presenter: Mike Reading

Time (NZT)

access_time

6:20 - 8:00 pm

Network & Connections

Virtual Networking Room & Expo Hall

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Register Now for the Advanced Session - June 16
Yes, it's 100% FREE to attend
FAQ

Is this event free to attend?

Yes! It's 100% free to attend!

Do I need to have any prior knowledge on the Google for Education tools to attend?

No you will gain the knowledge you require at your level of skills and tips on how you can take it to the next level.

Do I receive a certificate for the event?

Yes. You can request a certificate after attending the full event.

Will the event be recorded?

Yes. We will be recording the event.

Can I choose a 50 minute session and a 30 minute session?

Absolutely. The choice is yours, mix and match until your heart's content :)

If I cannot make both days, can I still register and attend one?

Of course. We highly recommend attending both sessions to get the most out of the event, but if you can only make one of the two days, that is no problem.

How do I contact someone now if I have another question before I register?

You can email us at any time via support@usingtechnologybetter.com.

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