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AppsEvents Announces Second Annual Event in the Philippines

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We are delighted to announce our second annual event in the Philippines in cooperation with the Noblesse International School in Angeles, Pampanga. Mark your calendars for the Philippines ‘Google Cloud Camp’ happening this November 22, 2014


The Philippines Google Cloud Camp is a curriculum focused on authentic and valuable ways to use Google Education Tools in the classroom. It is a selection of workshops with the beginners in mind while providing those ready to ‘level’ up with unique uses and tips for using Google apps in the classroom, organization, for productivity or collaboration.

If you are looking for basic training for apps or are unsure of ‘what else’ you can get out of it, this program is for you. It is not a ‘beginner’ course but rather a way to ‘level’ up.

It's going to be a really great event with Google Certified Teachers and edTech consultants Lee Webster and James Sayer flying in from Bangkok to Pampanga just for the event. For those planning to get Google certi…

AppsEvents Google in Education Summit is Coming to Portugal!

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AppsEvents in cooperation with St. Julian's School brings you the first annual Portugal Google in Education Summit happening this November 29 to 30, 2014 at St. Julian's School in Carcavelos, Portugal.

It’s going to be a fun filled two days of learning with sessions led by some of the world’s top Google Certified Teachers, Trainers, and Admins. The summit is focused on helping school managers, teachers, IT admins and staff get the most out of Google Apps for Education suite.

Summit attendees will come from across Portugal and nearby states to learn about best practices for using Google tools in the classroom, and how to deploy and manage them. Some topics and tools which will be covered include getting started in Google Apps administration for first time admins, time-saving tips on organizing your classroom with Google Apps, scripting, Google Earth and Google Maps, using YouTube in the classroom and many more.

Participants will also have the opportunity to play with gadgets …

Early Bird Pricing for Italy Summit Ending Soon and Other Updates

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Just a quick reminder that our early bird promo for the upcoming AppsEventsItaly Summit featuring Google Apps for Education will be ending soon.


The Summit will be an exciting two day event taking place at the Instituto Massimo on Friday, November 7 until Saturday, November 8, 2014. We have some truly world-class speakers to join us this year and have prepared fantastic sessions focused on helping teachers and educators like you to get the most out of the Google Apps for Education suite.

Here are some of the sessions you might be interested in and to give you ideas on what you can expect in the Italy summit:

Intro to Google Apps for Educators with Rowland Baker (Basic)
This hands-on session will cover the power of Google Apps in schools, focusing on Docs (documents) and Slides (presentations), highlighting the tools of collaboration, research and sharing in a fun and creative way.

Google Classroom with Ben Rouse (Basic to Intermediate)
Interactive session with Google Classroom where del…

Gmail announces Inbox, g(Math) for Forms and more

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This covers the contents/resources/articles/news shared by our Google+ community members from October 20 until 26, 2014.

An inbox that works for you - gmailblog.blogspot.com

The team that made Gmail is bringing something new. It’s called Inbox. Though developed by the same people,it’s not Gmail: it’s a completely different type of inbox, designed to focus on what really matters.

Request your invitation to inbox http://www.google.com/inbox/ h/t +Dan Taylor

Google for Education Devices Pilot Guide [PUBLIC] - docs.google.com

From A to Z: Everything you need to know to successfully deploy Google devices in your school. Learn from schools who are currently using #GAFE, Chromebooks, and tablets and get started on the right foot with this updated guide.

g(Math) for Forms - chrome.google.com
Did you ever wish that your Google Forms had an equation editor? Now it does!! g(Math) for Forms is part of the Google Forms Add-on official launch today. g(Math) for Forms can create math expressions, grap…

December 2015 South Korea Google for Education Summit at Chadwick International

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Chadwick International in cooperation with AppsEvents is proud to be hosting another Google for Education Summit on December 5 - 6, 2015. The South Korea Summit featuring Google for Education is a fantastic learning event to support classroom teachers, school leaders and school IT staff on leveraging Google Apps for Education’s suite of tools to enhance and support 21st century learning.

We hope to make this second summit better so we added specific learning pathways that goes beyond Google Apps. Check out some of the exciting things you can look forward to during the 2-day summit.

If you have not registered yet for the December summit, please secure your seat at http://southkorea.appsevents.com/. Early bird promo pricing available until November 5, 2015.



Future Ready Schools and AppsEvents Google for School Leaders


At this summit we are delighted to be offering AppsEvents Google for School Leaders strand feat. 'Future Ready Schools' strand which is held over three regular sum…

Google Trainer Online Application Portal, Google+ Polls, Improvements to Classroom, and more

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This covers community posts from October 6 until October 17, 2014.

Google for Education Online Application Portal - googleedu.onlineapplications.net

Great news! The trainer application portal is now live. Shared by +Allison Mollica

Pear Deck in the classroom - sites.google.com

+Roscelia Lavenant shares multiple ways of using Pear Deck in the classroom for Active Learning.

AAS ES Tech - Students Teaching Teachers: Programming - learningbyteaching.weebly.com

Brilliant approach to teaching by learning by +Ralitsa Tareva. Great pictures and videos from the AAS and Google Summit. Impressive. Spotted by +Allison Mollica

Google+ Polls - googleappsupdates.blogspot.com

Google announced Google+ Polls, a new feature that allows people using Google+ to create interactive polls and share them with their friends and followers.

Improving Google Classroom for students around the world - googleforeducation.blogspot.com

Google is introducing new improvements to Google Classroom based on feedback from studen…

First Italy Summit featuring Google for Education this November

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AppsEvents in cooperation with Instituto Massimo brings you the first annual Italy Google in Education Summit happening this November 7 to 8, 2014.


It will be a wonderful 2-day professional training event packed with sessions led by some of the world’s leading Google Apps for Education experts.

Summits are focused on helping school managers, teachers, IT admins and staff get the most out of Google Apps. Summit attendees will come from across Italy and neighboring countries to learn about best practices for using Google tools in the classroom, and how to deploy and manage them. The summit will feature extensive training on the newly released ‘Google Classroom’ to help get your teachers quickly up to speed on this ground breaking tool.

Participants will also have the opportunity to play with Chromebooks and enjoy great networking opportunities including an evening party to catch up with colleagues from other Google school as well as the speakers. (See 12 reasons you should attend a Goo…

What to Expect from the Arkansas 2015 Google for Education Summit

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Only a month until the 2015 Arkansas Summit feat. Google for Education. Here are some of the exciting things you can look forward to during the 2-day summit. If you haven't registered, secure your seat at http://arkansas.appsevents.com/.
Customize your summit experience according to your experience or job role! Are you a Google Apps newbie? Start your day on the right foot with Rowland Baker’s “How to Walk in the Clouds” hands-on session. This session covers the power of Google Apps in schools with emphasis on Google Docs and Slides (presentations), highlighting the tools of collaboration, research and sharing in a fun and creative way. We also have other beginner sessions focused on specific tools if you feel that you need more time to explore Google Calendar, Forms, Sites, or the Chrome browser.

For those looking to try blogging or in growing your PLN through social media, Rachel Small’s sessions got you covered. Ready to level up? Make sure to check out Allison Mollica’s very p…

Google Forms Feature Updates, PhotoShop on Chromebooks and more

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TEACH Magazine Sep/Oct 2014 Issue - issuu.com

AppsEvents core team member +Allison Mollica is contributor to this month's Teach Magazine on "Transforming Classroom Technology with Google Apps for Education."

More ways to build and share Google Forms - googleappsupdates.blogspot.com

Some great new features in Forms for assessment- shuffled questions and ensuring only one response per user. Shared by +James Sayer

Adobe joins the Chromebook party, starting with Photoshop - googleforeducation.blogspot.com

In partnership with Adobe, Google is welcoming Creative Cloud onto Chromebooks, initially with a streaming version of Photoshop. Initially, this will be available for U.S.-based Adobe education customers with a paid Creative Cloud membership—so the Photoshop you know and love is now on Chrome OS. No muss, no fuss.

Announcing Drive for Education: The 21st century backpack for students - googleforeducation.blogspot.com

Drive for Education will be available to all Google Apps for…

All is set for Sweden Google in Education Summit 2014

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We can’t wait to have you for the upcoming summit at Xenter Botkyrka this coming October 27 to 28. Time flies so fast and we now have a few weeks to go before the most awaited Google event of the year. We are all very excited (and we know you are too), so here’s a peek of what you can expect from the summit.

Featured Speaker: Allison Mollica

The 2014 Sweden summit will feature the amazing Allison Mollica, one of the most sought after speaker on all things Google for education famous for her “Treasure Throve’ series - a curriculum developed to take your learning of the basic Google “apps” to the next level. Allison is a Google Apps for Edu Certified Trainer and Certified Administrator, a Secondary Virtual Instructor of Computers and Web Design. She has worked in educational technology for over 15 years and has a Master's in Technology in Education and Advanced Certificate in Online Instruction.

Google Certification Updates

One of the common questions we are often asked is how to bec…