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Google’s Secret Menu (NCISC)

April 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Did you know that beyond Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms, there is an entire Googleverse of lesser-known tools that can infuse creativity and collaboration into your classroom? In this session, we will explore apps like Sites, Jamboard, My Maps, Earth, and Arts & Culture to help students connect to each other and the world outside your classroom. We’ll also visit Experiments with Google to demonstrate cutting-edge applications of A.I. and multimedia to enrich your classroom with creative experiences. Finally we’ll discover how Google’s CS First and Applied Digital Skills offer full lessons you can apply to any subject tomorrow. Get in with the cool kids who know the “Secret Menu” of Google for Education tools!

Eric Santos

Eric Santos (he/him) is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center, serving the greater Chicagoland region. Eric believes in advocating for greater equity in educational opportunities as well as engaging, inspiring, and empowering all educators through effective edtech utilization practices.

A National Board Certified Educator with 15 years experience in public education, Eric has spent over a decade as a leader in his field, including as both a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Coach. He also holds a pair of Master’s degrees, from Dominican University (Educational Technology) and from National Louis University (Curriculum and Instruction).

He can be contacted esantos@ltcillinois.org.


April 19
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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