The number of free resources from Google grows every day, and the ways educators can leverage these solutions are many. In this session, we’ll look at how Virtual Tour Tools, Tools for Digital Literacy and Immersive Experiences can enhance your teaching. Join us to take a tour of the latest and greatest from Google, including Chrome labs, Google Cultural Institute, Google.org, WDYL, Think, Trends, and more!
Rich Kiker is the top rated Google Education Trainer in the world and has specialized in online and blended learning since 2006. Rich is also the Director of Online Learning for Palisades School District in Pennsylvania, where he has been recognized as the Outstanding Contributor to Blended and Online Learning with blendedschools.net. He was awarded the “20 to Watch” award in 2014 by the National School Board Association and has served in many roles that combine his expertise in both technology and education, including Classrooms for the Future Coach, eLearning Architect, and Creative Design Consultant. Rich has recently been featured as a speaker at ASCD, Google,, Educon, ISTE, and PETE&C and was also recognized as one of the top 20 educators in social media at the Bammy Awards in 2013.
His consulting work at Kiker Learning includes creating, incubating, and delivering eLearning solutions, social media, and professional development with a focus on Google solutions to educators worldwide. As an intense eLearning and 1 to 1 computing advocate, Rich considers himself a learner first who is trying to find the most creative ways to engage and help educators grow in emerging technical arenas.
Language of instruction: English