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Thursday, October 26 • 13:00 - 15:15
Math and Science in the GSuite and Google Classroom

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Creating digital math and science used to be a difficult process. It can be complicated to type notation and frustrating for students and teachers alike. We will focus on simplifying this process using EquatIO and Google Classroom, enhancing ways students can respond to math and science prompts and problems digitally and collaboratively within Google's G Suite and increasing feedback response.
We will focus on using EquatIO and other apps to create digital math and scienc in Google's GSuite and Google Classroom to empower students to collaborate and create responses in today's digital classroom. Participants will walk away with a variety of use cases that they can integrate immediately.
Using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework we will discuss how to integrate the preferred method of creating and consuming math and science for all learners, whether it is speech input, predictive typing, or handwriting. We will also showcase how to use accessible technology tools to empower students to communicate their thought process. Computational thinking and students exploring their thought process through the scientific method are direct extensions of communication and core to the skills we want students to develop. We want to help teachers transition their classroom to a digital environment in order to increase their students' engagement and enhancing student learning all while decreasing teacher feedback response time! 

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Will Lewis

Will Lewis is a Customer Relations Manager for Texthelp working out of their US headquarters in Massachusetts. He has spent the past three years consulting with schools on the West Coast, Midwest, and Canada to identify and achieve literacy objectives with Read&Write.
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John McGowan

g(Math)/EquatIO Product Manager, Texthelp
John is a certified Google Education Trainer and the creator for the g(Math) Add-on for Docs, Sheets, and Forms with over 11.5 million worldwide users. He has been teaching secondary math for over 15 years and loved to adapt the fail-forward mentality and push the bounds of techn... Read More →

Thursday October 26, 2017 13:00 - 15:15
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