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ROE 47 The Google Tools You’ve Never Knew Existed

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


Are you looking for a way to maximize your Google app usage but are unsure how some of them would even integrate into your curriculum? In this session, we will explore a couple of different Google tools that you may not know about – Google Jamboard, Maps, My Maps, and Treks! Jamboard allows you to create a collaborative whiteboard space for your students to explore different learning concepts. Google My Maps allows students or teachers to create personalized maps that have amazing applications across content areas. Your students can take virtual field trips with Google Maps street view and Google Maps Treks. Join us for a chance to see all of these great apps in action!

Ben Sondgeroth

Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator. Ben began his career as a history teacher in Morrison, IL where he initiated and coordinated the district’s iPad pilot program, redesigning the curriculum to effectively integrate the new technology. During this time, he developed a passion for sharing with other teachers exciting new ways to use technology in education.

That passion led Ben to be a national Instructor and presenter, allowing him to work with thousands of educators every year across the country. Now working for the Illinois Learning Technology Center, his focus is on helping schools and districts in Illinois leverage digital learning effectively. He has presented at regional and national conferences such as FETC, ISTE, ICE, and many more. He holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum Technology Education Reform (University of Illinois) and a Bachelor’s Degree in History Education (University of Indianapolis).


July 13
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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IL United States + Google Map