Presenter: Anthony Egbers

Get Google, Get Going: Using the Google Tools to Enhance Your Teaching

Workshop Description

This is the perfect workshop for teachers who are just starting to explore the world of technology or don’t feel confident going beyond the technology strategies they are already using. 

This workshop will help teachers to automate their workflow using Google tools, making admin easier and teaching more interactive and engaging. We will discuss ways to catch your students’ attention using Google tools and technology.

We may also have a chance to explore and incorporate other tools such as Kami,, Slidesmania, and more. 

Participants will leave the workshop feeling more able to use tech tools for a smoother workflow and to quickly create learning materials faster, freeing up more time for what truly matters – your students. 

Whether you are a technology beginner or a seasoned veteran, this workshop will give you ideas to add to your ‘teacher toolkit’.

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After leaving Sacred Heart College in Johannesburg in 1992 Anthony studied teaching at JCE, now Wits. He worked in England for 5 years before returning to Johannesburg in 2006. After two years in recruitment, he moved back into teaching and is now at Dainfern College in Johannesburg. As Director of Technology at Dainfern, Anthony has had the opportunity to work with students to help them create their own learning journeys using tech, Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) and STEM AND STEAM methodologies. He is a firm believer in the opportunities that technology provides teachers in terms of personal development and classroom opportunities, as well as the option to save time.

As a Google Education Trainer – he is always looking for ways to use Google in the classroom. He teaches ICT and Maker classes at Dainfern College and uses Google Apps extensively in these lessons. 

Anthony loves to play with new ideas for using tech in teaching and is constantly looking for better ways to engage students in the learning process, while still making them effective digital and global citizens.