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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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Saturday, July 13

8:30am PDT

Mindtools: What does it mean to be literate now?
We have created powerful new tools for the mind. Thing is, those tools are constantly evolving and changing even as the things they operate on change as well. This puts us in the position of having to learn how to find tools, and understanding the substrate on which they work. Literacy in these days is not just reading and writing, but also understanding what knowledge tools are available, and how they can be used in interesting new ways.

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Daniel Russell

Research scientist, Google
Daniel Russell is a research scientist at Google where has been working in the area of search quality, with a focus on understanding what makes Google users happy, skilled and competent in their use of web search.  He is sometimes called a search anthropologist because of his focus... Read More →

Saturday July 13, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
A- Carrington Theater

10:00am PDT

So You Think You Can Search?

In this course, you'll learn how to find the exact information you're looking for more quickly, get right to the most credible sources and
solve even the most challenging questions. This course will cover a number of search tips and tricks, along with practical search techniques that can be taught to students or used in your everyday life.

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Courtney Hampson

Content and User Education Specialist, Google
Courtney is currently a Content and User Education Specialist who supports users of all of Google's Knowledge products (Search, Finance, Trends, Translate and Alerts). She manages the help centers for these products, and is also responsible for designing and implementing user education... Read More →

Saturday July 13, 2013 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Room B-9

11:30am PDT

I have a Chromebook, now what
This session is an overview of Chromebooks in the classroom. We will go over technology in Education and how Google is involved with promoting learning on the web.

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Melissa Daniels

Community Manager, Google
Melissa is the Chromebook Community Manager for Google, responsible for working with any and all users who love and use Chromebooks! (chromebook.com/community) Here's my preso: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16js2l5YtM28BeegX7aW1Sydf_gOqUedesn2sgMPI7AI/edit?usp=sharing... Read More →

Saturday July 13, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Room B-3

3:00pm PDT

Learning with YouTube
While what we learn has broadly stayed the same for years, how we learn is changing rapidly as technology advances. The rise of online educational videos is giving learners easy access to the world’s greatest thinkers and teachers. Sometimes, these 'teachers' are not whom you would typically expect. Even so, they have shown that inspiring educators can come from all walks of life. As the demand for quality educational video increases, popular YouTube channels like CrashCourse, Smart Girls, and Ted-Ed have grown to millions of views and subscribers. Come learn about YouTube's top educational stars and how teachers are making use of YouTube in the classroom. Better yet, come share your best tips and tricks!

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Angela Lin

Strategic Partnerships, YouTube EDU, Google, YouTube

Saturday July 13, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 30
Sunday, July 14

8:30am PDT

Teaching Moonshot Makers -- Educating Students about Thinking Big and Failing Fast
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Richard DeVaul

Google [x] Rapid Evaluation team, Google
Rich is a member of the Google [x] Rapid Evaluation team, a small group led by Astro Teller and charged with finding, inventing, or discovering the Next Big Thing for Google. He works in a secret Google lab that may or may not be filled with roving robots, space elevators, and talking... Read More →

Sunday July 14, 2013 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
A- Carrington Theater

9:35am PDT

Google Play for Education - coming soon!
Bring the best educational content for tablet learning - from apps to videos to books - right into the hands of students and teachers. With easy bulk ordering for groups, teachers will be able to purchase and instantly distribute content right to their students devices.


Marta da Silva McAlister

Community Program Manager for Android EDU. I ran our pilot programs and am now managing our Beta community. Essentially I'm the liaison between schools and the product team. I provide resources to teachers using our product, collect their feedback, and voice teacher feedback to our... Read More →

Sunday July 14, 2013 9:35am - 9:50am PDT
Room M- 50

1:30pm PDT

Course Builder: Online, Scalable Education Resources
Over the last couple of years, Google has launched Power Searching with Google and Mapping with Google, helping people become better at finding information.

In this session we will examine the lessons learned and introduce Course Builder, an open source tool to build these scalable online courses.

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Phil Wagner

Instructional Designer, Google
Phil Wagner is an instructional designer at Google, working with engineers to build technical training. Previously he was an math, science, and robotics educator at a project based learning school.

Sunday July 14, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room B-7