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Wednesday, August 19 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tips and Tricks for the Beginning of the School Year for both the Teacher and the Student

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The focus of this session will be to teach teachers what computer literacy skills are important to teach students in the beginning of the school year especially since they will be working in a remote learning environment. The session will focus on the importance of teaching your students the following skills at the beginning of the school year: the parts of an email, how to successfully send an email. how to organize your Gmail inbox, how to organize your Google calendar, the parts of the Google classroom, and how to submit assignments. There will also be tips for teachers on how to make the beginning of the school year easier for themselves. For instance they will learn how to set up Parent Teacher Conferences using Google Calendar and how to assign labels to emails. They also will be provided tips on how to organize their Google Drive to make things easier to find. Lastly they will be shown key extensions and add-ons that may make their teaching practice in the fall a lot easier.

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Joy Blake

Instructional Technology Specialist, Chicago Public Schools
Hi, my name is Joy Blake, the creator of the Blake Basics, a Youtube channel and website with technology at the forefront. I am the Instructional Technology Support Specialist for Chicago Public Schools. Prior to this position, I have worked as an educator for over 15 years where... Read More →

Wednesday August 19, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
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