Take a New England Ocean adventure from 7 Seas Whale Watch & Harbor Tours sailing daily out of Gloucester Mass. Located just an hour north of Boston at the end of Route 128, featuring a state-of-the-art GPS system that lets you follow along on your journey through the whales feeding grounds. Visit the website for more information.
The Town of Medfield Massachusetts was founded in 1651 and is located in Norfolk County. The movie Shutter Island starring Leonardo DiCaprio was filmed at the Medfield State Hospital.
Those in town during the month of September should stop at Medfield Day for an afternoon of fun and games! Also visit the Dwight-Derby house (by appointment only) built in 1651 and is in the top 10 oldest homes in America.
EdTechTeacher Google Jamboree - Medfield - December 5, 2015 Due to the amazing success of our last Google Jamboree at Google's Boston Headquarters, we have partnered with Medfield High School to bring you another amazing event. Join us on December 5th for ignite keynotes, hands-on sessions, and panel discussions. Don't miss this chance to connect with innovators in education and technology! IGNITE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: These innovative speakers will spark your passion and inspire your teaching in just 10 minutes. Tom Daccord EdTechTeacher Justin Reich EdTechTeacher Tom is the co-founder and director of EdTechTeacher, an educational technology speaker, instructor, and author. Tom has worked with schools, colleges and educational organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Justin is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, Executive Director of the PK12 Initiative at MIT, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, a Lecturer in the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program, and a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Richard Byrne FreeTech4Teachers Patrick Larkin EdTechTeacher & Burlington Public Schools Richard is best known for his award winning blog, Free Technology for Teachers, which started while teaching high school social studies in Maine. His favorite thing to do is help teachers develop creative and practical classroom uses of technology. Patrick Larkin, the Assistant Superintendent for Learning for Burlington Public Schools (MA), is a nationally recognized leader in the use of educational technology to enhance learning. WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS: Along with Tom and Richard, these 3 Google for Education Certified Trainers instructors will lead workshops on Google tools for creation and collaboration. Beth Holland EdTechTeacher Greg Kulowiec EdTechTeacher Avra Robinson EdTechTeacher EdTechTeacher Instructor, Edutopia Blogger, TEDx Presenter, Google for Education Certified Trainer, and doctoral student at Johns Hopkins University, Beth leverages her experience with professional development, technology integration, and differentiated instruction to help teachers construct mobile learning environments. A nationally recognized instructor, presenter, and author, Greg is an award-winning teacher and authorized Google Education Trainer. He has been an early adopter of mobile devices in the classroom and coined the phrase "App Smashing." A passionate authorized Google Education Trainer, former Instructional Technology Coordinator, and elementary classroom teacher, Avra has spent over 15 years helping students and teachers discover exciting ways to authentically integrate technology into the curriculum. HANDS ON WORKSHOPS: After the keynotes, we will offer 5 different Hands On Workshops to give you an in-depth, hands-on learning experience. These workshops will be repeated in the afternoon. Student Creations with Google Drive Add-Ons & Chrome Extensions with Tom Daccord Google Drive Add-Ons and Chrome Extensions provide creative learning opportunities for laptop and Chromebook classrooms. Come get hands-on with helpful text, audio, image, and video apps and extensions, such as Kaizena, LucidChart, Snagit, VideoNot.es, Screencastify and others. Google Drive as Collaboration Station with Beth Holland Drive as the collaboration hub, students can create and collaborate on a number of projects using iPads and other tablets. In this session, we will create and collaborate with Drive, Explain Everything, Book Creator, and more. Google Drive & Google Classroom with Greg Kulowiec With the combination of Google Drive and Google Classroom, teachers in any 1:1 environment now have the capacity to create a blended learning environment where students can create, collaborate and submit all course work through one unified Google environment. This session will demonstrate and explore effective strategies for integrating both Google Drive and Google Classroom to create powerful and helpful learning environments for students. The Magic of Chromebooks & Google Web Tools with Avra Robinson Harness the power of Google web tools and Chromebooks to elevate student learning to a new level. In this session, we will explore a variety of tools and strategies to augment learning, productivity, engagement, and organization in a Google Apps or Chromebook environment. Using Google web tools, Chrome Extensions, and Add-Ons, participants will be introduced to the many opportunities that these free tools provide. YouTube - It's Not Just Cats & Khan Academy with Richard Byrne When most people think about YouTube they think about sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful video creation and editing tools that are built into YouTube. In this workshop we will learn how to use the many hidden features of YouTube that can make it a great tool for you and your students. Beyond learning about the tools, we'll cover privacy concerns, copyright concerns, and strategies for making engaging video projects. SCHEDULE: Time Session Presenter(s) 8:30 Check In / Registration at Medfield High School 9:00 Welcome & Introduction to Google Education Tom Daccord 9:10-10:00 Ignite Keynotes: each speaker will inspire innovation in education in just 10 minutes Tom Daccord Justin Reich Richard Byrne Patrick Larkin 10:00-10:15 Coffee Break 10:15-12:15 Hands-On Workshops Tom Daccord Greg Kulowiec Beth Holland Richard Byrne Avra Robinson 12:15-1:15 Lunch Provided 1:15-3:15 Repeat of Hands-On Workshops: a chance to try another workshop Tom Daccord Greg Kulowiec Beth Holland Richard Byrne Avra Robinson 3:15-4:15 Demo Slams: The EdTechTeacher Team show their own Google Slam. Users make a video showcasing a creative way to use a Google program such as Google Voice Search, Google Translate, Google Video Chat or Google Goggles, among others.
When: Dec 5, 2015 8 AM in Medfield, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Dec 2015 08 )
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