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Session Descriptions: Day 2 AM Block: Ramos

  • Session presenters, offerings, locations, and/or schedule are subject to change
  • In some cases, target audiences have been identified, but all sessions are open to everyone

eBook Basics: Students, Slides, and Screencastify!
August 9, 10:05-11:35am
Kimberly Ramos, Technology Instructional Coach, North Kingstown School Dept.
@KimRamosRI | Website
Sue Warburton,
6th Grade Science Teacher, North Kingstown School Dept.

  • Technology/Computer Science, K-12
  • Audience cap: 20
  • Participant Chromebooks or laptops are required for this session; participants must have an existing G Suite or gMail account; laptops must have the Chrome browser installed

Are you looking for an engaging way for students to show what they know? eBooks could be the perfect solution! Learn the basics of using Google Slides and Screencastify to create eBooks with your students. Bring your Chromebook or laptop and give it a whirl!

This session will briefly detail a cross-curricular, cross-grade level project focused on hatching chicks in grade 6 and kindergarten. Presenters will give basic instruction on Google Slides and Screencastify and will support participants as they create and narrate their own eBook slideshows.

Kimberly Ramos has been a teacher for 20+ years. In 2014, she became the Technology Instructional Coach for the North Kingstown School Department in North Kingstown, RI. She creates and delivers K-12 blended learning professional development for teachers, staff, and administrators, and enjoys collaborating with education professionals across RI. She is a board member of the RI Society of Technology Educators, a recipient of the Highlander Institute District Leadership award, and a current Highlander FuseRI Fellow.

When she’s not advocating for blended learning, Kimberly can be found either on the golf course or at Fenway Park, cheering on the Red Sox.

Sue Warburton has been a teacher for more than 20 years. She is currently teaching sixth-grade science in North Kingstown, RI. In previous years, she has been a teacher of English language learners, a technology educator, and a second-grade classroom teacher. She is a GEMS-Net Science Teacher Leader, a member of the RI State Science Leadership Team, and a past recipient of the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence.

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