GDayX Mindanao gives birth to Google Educators Group GenSan

I WAS lucky to have been invited to speak at the GDayX Mindanao held last Saturday, November 16, 2013 at SM Trade Hall, SM City General Santos. On that same day, Head of Google Outreach South East Asia announced that I was to become the first Google Educators Group leader in Mindanao.

Google Educators Group (GEG) is a new program under Google Outreach. The GEG is a community of K to 12 teachers who are passionate about using Google technology in the classroom.

Some of the Google products that can be useful in the classroom include, but not limited to, Google Search, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google Plus, Google Hangouts, Blogger, and YouTube.

In my talk, I shared how I use some of these technologies in the delivery of my lesson. I’d also like to share with you my presentation entitled, Google in Education: Prelude to a Paperless Classroom:


Be Part of GEG GenSan!

For those who are living near GenSan and would like to join the Google Educators Group, here’s the GEG Interest Form.

You may also follow us on Google Plus — >> GEG GenSan Google Plus Page for continued communication.


GDayX Mindanao Highlights

Meanwhile, here are some highlights of the GDayX Mindanao:

GDayX Mindanao Keynote Speakes
GDayX Mindanao Keynote Speakers (L-R): Bernie Arellano, Aileen Apolo, Erica Hanson, and Ryan Morales answer questions from the participants


Google in Education
That’s me at the start of my presentation
Talk about Google Search
That’s me talking about Google Search
Google in Education
Sharing Search Tips and Tricks
Education Track
These are the participants of the Education Track.


GBG Gensan
That’s us — the Google Business Group Gensan together with leaders of other GBGs and GDayX Mindanao speakers


More about the GDayX Mindanao at the GBG GenSan blog.

Thanks to Sir Hector Miñoza and Fra Jamir for the photos.

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan

Ariel Lalisan is a physics teacher at Alabel National Science High School. He is an advocate of constructivism approach in education. He employs active learning and independent learning in his lessons, and, of course, a lot of technology integration. His goal is to produce students who can solve problems on their own using the concepts they learn in the classroom. Ariel Lalisan is a Google Certified Innovator (Google Teachers Academy Southeast Asia 2014) and a community leader at Google Educator Group Sarangani. He is a co-founder of SoCCSKSarGen and he won the Globe Media Excellence Blogger of the Year Award in 2015.

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