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We invite you to join us for the second annual Google in Education California Summit to be held at Sequoia High School in Silicon Valley on July 13 & 14, 2013. This high intensity two day event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams.  Register now to send teachers, administrators, tech directors, library media specialists, tech support staff, CTOs, and anyone who is interested in finding out more about leveraging Google Apps for Education to support student learning. Admin Strand Administrators and Leaders, make sure to check out the sessions geared towards leaders in Room "Admin Strand" or by searching titles with the #goodforadministrators tag. Make and Take Many presenters will be offering a "make and take" work session directly after their session. Follow up with some Q & A, work time and opportunity to create a project based on the session. Office Hours Many of the presenters will be hanging out in our Office Hours in Room (TBD) to answer your questions or help you with a project. 

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Sunday, July 14 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Students as Beta Testers - Developing a Cutting Edge Mindset in your Classrooom

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Using cutting edge technology can be exhilarating for students and give them access to powerful learning experiences.  However, new technology can also be frustrating and a challenge as students learn to use it effectively and become aware of beta glitches.  In this session I will showcase the benefits of some cutting edge technology projects while presenting strategies to promote a DIY mindset  in students.  Developing the right attitude toward challenge and failure is critical to success with new technology and might be the most important educational objective in the classroom.

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avatar for Gregory Benedis-Grab

Gregory Benedis-Grab

Technology Coordinator, Packer Collegiate Institute
Greg leads a professional development program at the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at the Stevens Institute for Technology. Having taught for science for 18 years he received the 2010 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science & Mathematics Teaching and was a finalist for the Shell Science Teaching award in 2012. A Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer, he has presented at national conferences and leads... Read More →


Sunday July 14, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room B-10

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