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EdCamp Athens is this Saturday!

And there are only a few spots remaining!

If anyone is looking for an incredible experience with great door prizes, rock star educators from across the state, and a lot of great local food (including a frozen custard sundae bar), register to attend and don't miss out!

The school (North Oconee High) is located just outside of Athens to make it more accessible to those coming from the Western side of Georgia via Highway 316/78.

I hope to see you there! 
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Edcamp Rome is coming up: Saturday, February 27th! Make the GORGEOUS drive to Rome and register ASAP before all the spaces are gone!

http://bit.ly/EdCampRome16

This is the second year for Edcamp Rome and will be a big event with great people, amazing sessions, and free breakfast and lunch.

We also have numerous fantastic door prizes from vendors such as Osmo, Makey Makey, Techsmith, and more (including two free registrations to the GAFE Southern Summit and one free registration to GaETC)!

Shout Out to hard-working coordinators and GEG members +Craig Ellison, +Terrie Ponder, +Lee Green, and +Ryan White!
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Finally getting around to updating some of these amazing events and starting with one of my favorites from 2015: EdCamp Rome!
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Curated links, media, and backchannel of the first #EdCampRome  in Rome, Georgia on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
The 1st Annual EdCamp Rome in Rome, Georgia at Rome High School on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
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Cat Flippen talks with Vicki Davis about her dissertation on gamification creating community. She is an ISTE Emerging Leader 2014. Cat argues that game like environments can occur anywhere, not just face- to face, or online, or virtual. Listen now to find out how Cat believes games are a great addition to education. Cat believes that …
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Cat Flippen talks with Vicki Davis about her dissertation on gamification creating community. She is an ISTE Emerging Leader 2014. Cat argues that game like environments can occur anywhere, not just face- to face, or online, or virtual. Listen now to find out how Cat believes games are a great addition to education. Cat believes that …
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Very, very useful!
 
Introducing inactiveAccountInventory - a very simple Add-on for GAFE domain admins to identify users who just aren't logging in!

This Add-on was primarily built to help schools serving high-needs student populations identify and intervene around inequities in student account usage.

Use scenarios:
Students lose their GAFE logins and often don't seek help. Teachers may not be making GAFE account usage an expectations of students, resulting in low usage rates. A student may have left the school or district and the account now requires deprovisioning.  Some late-adopter members of your staff may have missed the memo that they are supposed to be checking their email.

The inactiveAccountInventory Add-on makes it a snap for super-admins to identify which accounts are lying dormant on the domain so your school can take the appropriate next actions.

Install here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/inactiveuserinventory/igbpefhonccbnklchngjkfgbjjoihcip?utm_source=permalink

(not yet public in the Add-ons for Sheets store)

Features include:
- ability to set the threshold number of days that defines user inactivity.
- ability to select and scan specific Organizational Units

Note: You must be a domain super-admin to run this Add-on.
A simple Add-on for super-admins to identify inactive Google Apps users.
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Check out all the commands you can use with Voice Typing in #GoogleDocs! Have fun playing and using this nifty new feature!
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ICYMI: Run a 2-minute security check on your non-GAFE google account today only and earn 2GB Drive space permanently. 
Google is giving away 2GB of Drive space today. In what's become an annual tradition, Google is again offering free Google Drive storage space to users who go through a brief account security...
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Add your vote for the Education on Air event focusing on Innovation! 
 
You spoke, we listened. Now, tell us more about what you want at #GoogleEduOnAir by taking our poll. 

When we discuss innovation during Education on Air, what do you want to hear about? http://goo.gl/wSYlMU 
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Fostering innovation across orgs.
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Innovating at the whole-school level
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Bringing innovation to the classroom
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Cat Flippen talks with Vicki Davis about her dissertation on gamification creating community. She is an ISTE Emerging Leader 2014. Cat argues that game like environments can occur anywhere, not just face- to face, or online, or virtual. Listen now to find out how Cat believes games are a great addition to education. Cat believes that …
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Instructional Technology Specialist. ISTE Emerging Leader 2014. Doctoral Candidate. Google Certified Innovator. FLAGeorgia Teacher of the Year 2014. Games-Based Learning and Social Media in Education Researcher. Emergent Education Specialist. Futurist. All-around super geek.
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I am an Ed Tech doctoral candidate and an eleven-year educator with many roles, including including instructional technology specialist, educational consultant, faculty trainer, high school instructor, educational researcher, a Google Certified Innovator (Chicago '13), and conference presenter. 

I specialize in using and teaching effective digitized pedagogy. My research resides in emergent trends and technology in education specifically including social media and branding in educationgames-based learning, and adoption of emergent technology.

I was named an Emerging Leader 2014 for the International Society of Technology in Education and the Teacher of the Year 2014 by the Foreign Language Association of Georgia.

Currently, I am serving as an Instructional Technology Specialist for the phenomenal Oconee County School district outside of Athens, Georgia. I am passionate about change-making and leadership in education in the state of Georgia and the surrounding region. I consult for public and private school districts around the nation, but I enjoy focusing in the Southeast, and I champion the EdCamp movement in Georgia. 

Outside of my professional life, I am married a gadget guy in love with college athletics and enjoy playing with my two little lady geeks-in-training. I have a deep love for the state of Georgia and exploring trails, cities, rivers, and communities from the place I was born and raised. 

Please view my extensive digital footprint about.me/CatFlippen, visit my blog Ctrl+Alt+Teach, follow me on Twitter @CatFlippen, or browse any of the links on my profile to learn more.
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GEG Georgia Co-Leader ; Emerging Leader 2014, International Society of Technology in Education ; Teacher of the Year 2014, Foreign Language Association of Georgia ; Google Certified Teacher, Chicago 2013 ; Innovator of the Year (2012-2013), Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
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