In this workshop, participants will be exploring Google Form's unique features that allow educators to collect, manipulate and display data for classroom purposes. Google forms can allow educators to save time in communication needs by managing family data and streamlining parent connections. Students can utilize forms for assessments, ELA, Digital Breakouts and many more interactive features. Participants will explore the various add-ons for Google FORMs/SHEETs and apply these to their classrooms.

This Illinois Civics Is Back workshop will prepare participants to identify, analyze, and reflect upon both the new civics law and their current practices and offerings in their civics curriculum. Participants will also examine and assess best practices in civics using direct instruction, current and controversial issues, simulations of democratic processes and practices, and service learning. Additionally, the workshop will provide participants the opportunity to implement one of the best practices for civics education in their classroom.