30 in 50: Microsoft EdTech Hacks for the Classroom

Wednesday, March 4 11:30 am–12:20 pm
TCC - Skagit 4

This session provides participants with the latest and greatest educational technology and edtech hacks. The 30 Microsoft edtech hacks featured in this 50 minute session include a variety of technology tools that fall within the Office 365 umbrella. Examples include, but are not limited to, removing the background of a picture within Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, or Outlook; Hyperlinking text in Microsoft Excel; Making emails stand out with color-coding in Microsoft Outlook; Branching within Microsoft Forms, etc.

Type: 50-minute Session, Featured Speaker
Focus Area: Microsoft
Skill Level: All levels

Presented by

Scott Bricker Scott Bricker, Scott Bricker EDU / NCCE

Scott is the Director of Educational Technology at Santa Margarita Catholic High School and is charged with leading the schools Ed Tech Program for its 1700 Students and 115 Teachers. SMCHS is a proud Microsoft Showcase School and Scott is enjoying his 6th year as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE), connections which have both been instrumental in fostering Scott’s passion for growing and inspiring the appropriate use of technology in the classroom. An experienced presenter and public speaker, Scott loves presenting ideas to audiences everywhere and motivating attendees to focus on identifying the “WHY” behind everything they do.

Jenna Dawson Jenna Dawson, Hillsborough County Public Schools

Jenna Dawson is a dedicated and innovative District Technology Integration Specialist in Tampa, Florida. Her driving mission each day is to develop teacher's ability to create engaging and dynamic lessons that transform learning for students. Through her creation of an award-winning reading outreach program, called “Community Reads!”, technology stepped outside of the four walls of the classroom to make a lasting impact on student achievement. She is passionate about how technology can make learning personalized for each student and enrich their learning experiences.