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Saturday, November 5
 

7:15am

8:00am

First-Timers: SDCUE Tips & Tricks
First time attending SDCUE? Stop by the Student Center stage to get a few tips and tricks for naviagting the tech fair.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:00am - 8:10am
Student Center

8:30am

(re)Image High School
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to leverage proven strategies and techniques to transform your classroom into a self-paced, student-centered leaning environment. More info: http://maclab.guhsd.net/reimagine/

Speakers
avatar for Mike Skocko

Mike Skocko

Teacher | Adobe Education Leader, Valhalla High School
Student. Teacher. Seeker. Finder. | @themaclab


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
310

8:30am

A Digital Historian's Toolkit
Limited Capacity seats available

NOT just for history teachers though, this is an introductory look at online tools (Voyant 2.0, CartoDB, TimelineJS, StoryMapJS, JuxtaposeJS, and in particular, Omeka) available to teach students how to think and act like museum curators, historians, or archivists.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

K-8 Computers/Gr. 8 US History Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning new things. I am a Monticello Teacher Institute Barringer Fellow and a past participant in the Society of the Cincinnati American Revolution Master Teachers... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
441

8:30am

A novel approach to blogging in the classroom.
Limited Capacity filling up

Use interactive websites and blogs to elevate a deeper understanding of the subject as a chosen literary or historical character. The projects are a pathway to digital student engagement and conversations through reading, writing, collaborating, and reflection.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
311

8:30am

ABCDs of Culture Shift - A Teacher’s and an Administrator’s Journey
Limited Capacity seats available

The ABCDs are simple proven steps to support change. A = ALL students and teachers matter. B = the tools of project Based learning and digital Badges. C = Culture is at the center of any sustainable change. D = The Design Thinking process and its power to inspire students and teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Douglas Kriedeman

Douglas Kriedeman

Assistant Principal, Oceanside Unified
I began teaching science in 1993. In 2011 I became a TOSA in the SIS and testing department for my school district. From 2012 to 2015 I was the Coordinator/Director of Educational Technology for the district. In 2015 I moved back to a high school and continue to work directly with teachers in using technology to enhance the classroom shift to learner centered environments.
avatar for Kim Kriedeman

Kim Kriedeman

ELA Teacher, Vista Innovation and Design Academy
Because I share my days with a bunch of goofy middle school children who make me laugh, I am an extraordinarily happy teacher. I believe all students can reach their full potential through personalized learning via PBL/design thinking. All students can tap into their strengths, pursue their interests, and improve the world by sharing their values.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
322

8:30am

Blended Learning (cross-curricular alignment and design thinking/Agile)
Limited Capacity seats available

We team teach English 9 and Integrated Math I at Health Sciences High and Middle College. We use a variety of Web 2.0 tools to support exploration, collaboration, and choice; our students manage projects using Agile. We look forward to an interactive session driven by you!

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Megan McCrary

Teacher, Health Sciences High and Middle College


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
323

8:30am

BreakoutEDU
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In this session, I will introduce BreakoutEDU, demo the Teamwork Breakout that I have authored and that has been published on the Breakout EDU website, and provide resources and tips for creating your own classroom Breakout.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
330

8:30am

Chromebook Integration 101
Limited Capacity full

So you have a new chromebook cart. How do you manage them? Are you using them right? Are you afraid of what could go wrong? In this session we will look at chromebooks and chromebook management. How can teachers use them to support the digital standards embedded in the CCSS.

Speakers
avatar for John Morgan

John Morgan

Director of Ed Tech, Capistrano Unified
Science Teacher for 10 years. I have a doctorate in education from UCSD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in technology use in the classroom. Currently I am working to develop teachers' technology implementation during a district-wide chromebook rollout.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
331

8:30am

Coding and More: Creating a Student-centered Classroom with Technology
Limited Capacity full

This session will detail how a middle school technology class in Perris taught over 500 students how to be digital citizens, program a computer in multiple languages, take and edit photographs, design web pages, create their own inventions, program Arduino boards, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Anderson

Erik Anderson

Teacher, Perris Union High School District / Pinacate Middle School
I teach a middle school technology class for which I wrote the curriculum, along with Mark Synnott, one of my colleagues. It is an exploratory class, exposing students to coding, photography, electronics, and much, much more. Creating digital art with Geogebra is one of the units in this year-long class. | My greatest ambition is to create a classroom culture wherein students feel safe and motivated to explore any topic as deeply as they... Read More →
avatar for Mark Synnott

Mark Synnott

TOSA-Technology, Perris Union High School District
I am a tech coach for the Perris Union High School District. This is my 10th year working in education. I wasn't always a teacher and didn't always think about teaching. Prior to teaching students and coaching teachers, I worked in the private sector as a computer technician, network manager, shop manager, technical writer, and website designer. I believe that by guiding students how computers act and think we will prepare them with the skills... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
340

8:30am

Creative Social Studies Projects for Secondary Classrooms
Limited Capacity full

Intended for secondary social studies teachers to promote creative, new ideas for student generated, tech focused, innovative projects. Over 75 creative, ELA focused history ideas for teachers to help spark their students interest and give students their own voice in historical interpretation.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
341

8:30am

Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem
Limited Capacity seats available

Our classrooms are physical spaces, yet we face increasing expectations that they also be digital spaces. But, where should we start? This session will highlight entry points, and next steps, with an emphasis on practices that increase achievement, access, transparency, and efficiency.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School/USD
Jen Roberts is an English teacher, English Department Chair, and the Digital Teacher Leader at Point Loma High School in San Diego, and adjunct faculty in the School of Leadership and Education Studies at the University of San Diego. With Diana Neebe, she is the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. Her passions are literacy and educational technology as practically applied daily in her freshmen English classes... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
350

8:30am

Digital Portfolios: Why and How
Limited Capacity full

Scores on tests and grades in classes only tell part of our students' learning stories. Digital Portfolios can allow students to take more ownership of their learning, to have more choice in how they demonstrate their learning, and to share their learning with a wider audience. #NewGoogleSites

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

Teacher Librarian, El Cajon Valley High School



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
821

8:30am

Getting Started with Microsoft OneNote and OneNote Class Notebook
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you looking for a tool to help engage your students? Are you looking to implement a new note-taking tool? Are you looking for new ways to provide more immediate feedback to your students? Getting started with OneNote Class Notebook is for you! Anyone is welcome to join!

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all technology into the curriculum and our teachers' classrooms on a regular basis. | | Over my 15 years as a professional educator, I have been and continue to be... Read More →
avatar for Eric Velazquez

Eric Velazquez

Ed Tech Specialist, Mater Dei Catholic High School
Math background | Taught middle and high school Math | Teach AP CSP and web design


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
360

8:30am

Google What?...I'm so confused!
Limited Capacity filling up

This session is designed to be a user friendly introduction to all things Google. A brief overview of the history of Google and Google Apps will be presented with the beginning user in mind. Attendees will leave with a mind blowing amount of resources/links to explore on their own time.

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Toni Myers

Teacher/Site Digital Learning Coach, Valhalla High School


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
302

8:30am

Just the Basics - Google Docs and Slides
Limited Capacity filling up

Keep hearing about people using Google Docs & Slides but don't know why? Teach at a GAFE school but still using Word & PowerPoint? Tired of trying to figure out which version of your doc is most current? Want to stop sending yourself email with your presentation attached? This session is for you!

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Archer

Ryan Archer

EdTech Coordinator, San Marcos USD
Ryan Archer, an EdTech Coordinator for San Marcos Unified, has a passion for helping teachers use technology in the classroom. As a middle and high school science teacher for 16 years, he has always worked to help students and educators experiment and ask questions. With the help of Twitter and Google+ Ryan built a personalized learning network that helped encourage him to continually try new things in the classroom with students. Now, at the... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
300

8:30am

Literacy Playbooks: Integrating it All with Design and Purpose
Limited Capacity seats available

Finding ways to connect with students is what matters most to teachers, however high demands and trying to find ways to teach it all makes it almost impossible.Come learn from 2 teachers about Hyperdocs and other tech tools that will enhance your literacy playbook.

Speakers
avatar for Dena Glynn

Dena Glynn

4/5 Teacher, Poway Unified School District
Dena is a grade 4/5 teacher from San Diego. She is passionate about all things ed. tech and redesigning education as we know it. Having worked for over twenty years in education, Dena is constantly in awe at how technology literally transforms learning and, when students are put in the driver's seat, "edu-amazing" things happen. See feels fortunate to work at a site with 1:1 iPads and recognized as an Apple Distinguished School. .


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
301

8:30am

Little Researchers: Helping Primary Students Navigate the Web
Limited Capacity full

Scandalous image search results? Wikipedia as a source? This session will provide ideas to help younger students learn safer, more reliable research skills. Explore kid-friendly alternatives to Google, strategies to evaluate sources, and sites for copyright-free images to use in student projects.

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Eveland

Kristen Eveland

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
1:1 iPads, Instructional Coaching, ToSA


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
820

8:30am

Making Learning Social Through Social Media
Limited Capacity seats available

There's Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, blogs, and more...How can we leverage the power of social media to increase the engagement of our learners, our school, and the community? Learn best practices and tips to make your class, school, or district experience with social media a positive one.

Speakers
avatar for Kay Little

Kay Little

Digital Learning Coach, Lakeside Union School District
Kay has taught in the elementary classroom for 21 years, and is in her 4th year as a Digital Learning Coach in the Lakeside Union School District. She is a National Board Certified teacher in Literacy, and holds a Masters Degree in Teaching with a Specialization in Best Practices. She is Leading Edge Certified, and was the Lakeside Union School District's Teacher of the Year in 2004. She is passionate about doing what's best for students... Read More →
avatar for Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer

Director, Educational Technology, Lakeside Union School District
I am passionate about anything and everything that engages students in deep, relevant learning. I don't want a quick fix, but instead am looking for tools and strategies that spark a passion for learning.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
303

8:30am

Mary had a little Robot, it helped her learn and Grow
Limited Capacity filling up

Robots are no longer only for scientists and engineers, working in labs with expensive and complex equipment. They are now accessible to our students. Not only are they fun and engaging, they encourage students to explore and learn skills that will be needed in the immediate future. This class will cover the basics of what robotics can look like in today’s classroom.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
411

8:30am

Organize Your Digital Workflow with Google Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Google Classroom will improve your teacher workflow by integrating your Google Apps for Education account with Google Apps to provide a seamless digital workflow for the distribution and collection of student assignments, all the while enhancing class communication.

Speakers
avatar for John Berray

John Berray

Math Teacher, Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
John has spent 21 years figuring out ways to make high school math class memorable. Now he spends his time talking tech integration and lesson design with fellow GUHSD teachers. Learning first, technology second. Proud member of the #MTBoS.
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology, Grossmont Union High School District
Dan is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Grossmont Union High School District. He spent 18 years in the classroom as a history and photography teacher at West Hills HS. In 2008, he was selected as a district teacher of the year. Dan serves as an educational technology leader in his district and around the country. Additionally, he teaches in the Learning, Design and Technology department at San Diego State University.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
412

8:30am

Prescription for Innovation: Play
Limited Capacity full

Infuse technology and play into your curriculum to engage students at a deeper level.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bedley

Scott Bedley

Teacher, Irvine Unified, Plaza Vista K-8
Scott is a 5th-grade teacher, author, speaker. He was selected Orange County TOY, California TOY Finalist, & OC CUE Outstanding Educator. He's a founding member of Skype's Master Teachers and was highlighted in Microsoft's Super Bowl ad. He co-created Global School Play Day www.globalschoolplayday.com . He created Technology Applied Science Fair tasfair.com. Scott co-hosts The BedleyBros EdChat Show and Techlandia's Grumpy Old Teachers show... Read More →
avatar for Jamison Luke

Jamison Luke

@jamisonluke


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
511

8:30am

Presentation Matters
Limited Capacity full

Teachers are always looking for new ways to capture student interest. Slides and PowerPoint are great, but sometimes you need something different. Come play with Google Drawings, ThingLink, Story Builder, and more! Familiarize yourself with these fun and useful tools, because presentation matters!

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Ed Tech Coach, Santa Fe Christian Schools
Cynthia is an Educational Technology Coach at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, CA. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Level 2 Google Certified Educator, and a Hapara Certified Educator. Prior to being an Ed Tech Coach, Cynthia was an elementary school teacher for 9 years. She has experience with 1:1 Chromebooks in 3rd grade. Cynthia is the author of www.TeachingTechNix.com, a blog full of helpful technology tips and... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
430

8:30am

Schools Kids Love through Empathy and Measurement
Limited Capacity seats available

The Problem: Kids don't like school as evidenced by cognitive science, national polls, history, and anyone who has interviewed a teenager recently. The solution: Design schools with empathy and measure the impact of your innovation.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
431

8:30am

Secrets to Scaling Innovation and Building Your Tribe
Limited Capacity seats available

Charged with getting ALL teachers to adopt new techniques and tools? Facing resistance? Learn secrets to turn resistance into enthusiasm. Leave with concrete ideas and next steps to get everyone on board with your vision.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Kootman

Dave Kootman

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— | I took the one less traveled by, | And that has made all the difference.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
440

8:30am

Smash Some Apps!
Limited Capacity full

Learn to use a few apps well -- then, Smash them up! Combine several apps to create unique projects, engaging activities, and inspiring learning experiences. Next -- have your students do it! They can showcase their learning and creativity by smashing their favorite apps.

Speakers
avatar for Gilda Gearhart

Gilda Gearhart

Technology Integration Specialist, The Classical Academies
I love helping teachers use technology to enrich their curriculum and classroom experiences.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
450

8:30am

Student-Led Conferences and 20% Time Projects
Limited Capacity filling up

I invite my fourth grade students to join me and their parents for conferences in which we discuss strengths and areas for growth, set goals, and plan next steps that support them at home and in school. Please join me to discuss my system for student-led conferences and accountability.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
321

8:30am

Tweet to Learn! Twitter for Personalized, On-Demand Professional Development
Limited Capacity seats available

With Twitter, you can have a PLN (Professional Learning Network) made up of educators all over the world, all sharing resources on how to improve your craft! It's been said the smartest person in the room is the room. Why settle for the room when you can have the world? Come learn how!

Speakers
avatar for Brent Coley

Brent Coley

Principal, Murrieta Valley Unified
Brent Coley began his career in education in 1996, teaching 4th and 5th grade for 15 years before transitioning into administration. He is currently Principal of Alta Murrieta Elementary in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. He is also an Instructional Technology Leader in his district, helping teachers infuse technology into their teaching to support student learning.



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
461

8:30am

The Playground
The Playground is educators helping other educators try out physical tools and social media hands-on in a comfortable setting. Topics may include: robotics, Sphero, drones, coding, circuits, 3-D printing, making, green screen; Twitter, Pinterest, Google Apps, etc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
Media Center

9:30am

#GoOpen: Mooooving to Digital Learning through C.O.W.
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about 1 school's innovative approach to the #GoOpen movement through a project involving 7 teachers and 600 students from 3 states teachers and students worked collaboratively across state-lines to answer an essential question through a competency-based, interstate, inter-disciplinary project.

Speakers
avatar for Erin English

Erin English

Director of Blended and On Line Learning, Vista Unified School District
My goal is to make sure all children are given the tools that they need to become productive, participating, self actualized adults.



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
302

9:30am

Adding students' voice through student perception surveys
Limited Capacity seats available

Student perception surveys are a valuable tool for lesson feedback and teacher self-evaluation. In this session I will describe how these surveys can be used in the classroom. I will also give some tips on how to design effective surveys and how to use the surveys to improve teacher practice.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Mathews

Linda Mathews

Academy Instructor, Julian Charter School
I teach Earth Science, World History, and U.S. History at Julian Charter School Murrieta High School Academy. I earned a MA in Teaching and Learning: Curriculum Design from UCSD. I am Leading Edge Certified and a Level 2 Google Certificated Educator. I am always looking for new ways to use technology to enhance my students learning in my blended classrooms. I love programming and technology and I wear my “Geek Badge” proudly.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
501

9:30am

Create Math Explorers with Desmos Activity Builder
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Explore how online tools such as Desmos and Geogebra facilitate inquiry-based learning with activities that promote exploration. Experience from the student perspective and learn how to create and implement your own activities.

Speakers
avatar for John Berray

John Berray

Math Teacher, Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
John has spent 21 years figuring out ways to make high school math class memorable. Now he spends his time talking tech integration and lesson design with fellow GUHSD teachers. Learning first, technology second. Proud member of the #MTBoS.
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

Teacher, Innovation Middle School
This is a brief bio.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
300

9:30am

Digital Exit Tickets
Limited Capacity full

Engage all students using online formative assessment tools. Learn how to use Kahoot, Socrative, Google Forms, Plickers, Formative, Poll Everywhere, Prodigy, Edmodo, and Google Classroom. These digital exit tickets are engaging, fun, and free, and provide useful data to guide instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Kirstin Barnard

Kirstin Barnard

4th Grade Teacher, Capistrano Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
301

9:30am

Engage Students Through Choice
Limited Capacity full

Learn how to start letting go and give your students control over the digital content they create in the classroom to show their learning. You’ll be amazed what can happen when you take a step to the side and give students freedom in choice and creation.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Director of Edcational Technology, Cathedral Catholic High School
avatar for Kendell Middlebrook

Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher, Assistant Director of Ed. Tech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am a teacher at Cathedral Catholic High School where I teach Forensic Science. I am also the Assistant Director of Educational Technology where I help teachers integrate technology meaningfully into their lessons and organize professional development for our faculty. In 2015 I was awarded the great honor of becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
303

9:30am

Engaging Student Creativity on the iPad
Limited Capacity full

This session will focus on how to engage the creative side of students using apps like iMovie, Book Creator, ThingLink, Drawcast and various forms of Social Media on the iPad. Best practices and student work samples will be shared.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
411

9:30am

Genius Hour: It's Totally Worth It!
Limited Capacity full

Genius Hour/20% Time/Passion Time engages students in self-directed projects but also reaches CCSS. It can incorporate the 4 Cs, informational text, writing, listening/speaking, and all subjects. Join us for tips, tales from the classroom, and samples from this valuable and rewarding experience!

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Eveland

Kristen Eveland

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
1:1 iPads, Instructional Coaching, ToSA


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
820

9:30am

History + Google Earth = Amazing results!!
Limited Capacity full

We will share our experience using Google Earth to make history come alive with students in grades 3-5. The audience will walk away with Google Earth lessons and techniques that they can use immediately with their students.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Love-Fleck

Heather Love-Fleck

EdTech TOSA, OUSD
I facilitate the STEM Lab at an elementary school in Oceanside, CA. I am also an EdTech TOSA that provides tech support to teachers and students at my site.
avatar for Melissa Monroe

Melissa Monroe

EdTech TOSA, Oceanside Unified
As an Edtech TOSA, I work with teachers at my site with implementing technology in classroom and I also facilitate a STEM lab for grades K-8. My passion is using GAFE tools and Google Earth to foster a love for learning!


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
440

9:30am

HyperDocs - Digital Lesson Design
Limited Capacity full

Do you want to harness the potential of digital technologies, back it in pedagogy, and design lessons to bring out your student’s natural curiosity? Then HyperDocs is for you. In this session, you will learn how to create your own HyperDocs, and leave with resources to begin using with students.

Speakers
avatar for Carmen Restrepo

Carmen Restrepo

Principal, Crest Elementary and Design Learning Academy, Cajon Valley USD


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
430

9:30am

Innovate your Classroom with Google Drawings: the Best Tool You're Not Using!
Limited Capacity full

Google Drawings is a multi-dimensional but under-appreciated tool in your Google Drive. Find out how to use Google Drawings to create interactive classroom materials and to demonstrate student learning. We'll also do some app smashing to see how Drawings integrates with Docs and Slides.

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Thompson

Barbara Thompson

Ed Tech TOSA, San Marcos Unified School District
I am an Ed Tech TOSA for grades K-6. I am a Level 2 Google Certified Teacher, an Apple Teacher for Mac and iPads, Leading Edge Certified for Online and Blended Learning, and an Ed Tech Mentor for Common Sense Education.



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
431

9:30am

Instructional Tech Team: Building Capacity and Leadership
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Looking to start a site-based, technology team that implements Professional Development and supports for teachers at your school site? Then join the ECVHS Instructional Technology Team as we discuss our journey from inception to a successful model for site-based instructional technology leadership.

Speakers
avatar for James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Technology Coordinator, GUHSD
avatar for Franz Ruiz

Franz Ruiz

Digital Learning Coach-Science, Grossmont Union High School District
Family, Love, Nature, Good Food, Science, and Star Wars.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
502

9:30am

Mount Vernon’s Digital Resources for Teachers and Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Mount Vernon has innovative, free tools for teaching the power of George Washington’s leadership skills and ideas. This interactive session highlights the resources available on their website and mobile apps.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

K-8 Computers/Gr. 8 US History Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning new things. I am a Monticello Teacher Institute Barringer Fellow and a past participant in the Society of the Cincinnati American Revolution Master Teachers... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
441

9:30am

Quit using popsicle sticks - call on all the kids!
Limited Capacity full

Learn about great, platform independent, free tools like Kahoot, Socrative and Quizziz in a fast paced, interactive session with almost no slides. Should you attend? Only if you want to stop hand grading, giving ou worksheets and word searches and have higher academic success than ever!

Speakers
avatar for Jon Corippo

Jon Corippo

Director of Academic Innovation, CUE
Jon Corippo is the Director of Academic Innovation for CUE, leading professional learning and his creation, the CUE Rock Star Camp series, with over 50 camps since 2011. Jon was the co-designer of Minarets High School, which originated as a GAFE, 1:1 Macbook and PBL based high school in 2008 which has been named an Apple Distinguished School three times. Jon has been named a CUE Gold Disk Recipient, Madera County Teacher of the Year, and CVCUE... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
450

9:30am

Reimagine School with Quantum Academy in the Escondido Union School District
Limited Capacity seats available

Quantum Academy is a new school in the Escondido Union School District. They opened in 2015-16 and have spent the past three years reimagining school. Learn about their journey and join in the collaborative discussion about how to make small changes to make huge impacts in student learning.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
460

9:30am

Technology in the foreign language classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session you will learn about various tools to get students speaking and writing in the target language with the help of technology. This will include an introduction to tools like Explain Everything, Chatterpix, Recap, Formative, Classcraft, et al.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
461

9:30am

The Art of Storyboarding Across the Curriculum: Take Projects to the Next Level
Limited Capacity full

Learn ways to provide structure while fostering creativity among students as they use storyboards to prepare presentations or videos that demonstrate knowledge and use the 4 C's of Common Core-Creativity, Communication, Critical Thinking & Collaboration. Applies to any presentation app or program.

Speakers
avatar for Joan Bohnstedt

Joan Bohnstedt

Tech Coach, Escondido Union School District
I have been teaching for 27 years and have taught all grades from kinder through fifth. This is my second year as the Tech Coach at Central. It is exciting to work with students and teachers across the school. I've been a part of EUSD's iRead (using mobile devices as powerful learning tools) for seven years and am in my second year of Project Live (student video production). I've been married for 25 years and have a 16 year old daughter. We're... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
400

9:30am

The Magic of QR Codes
Limited Capacity seats available

QR code use is on the rise in education because they are easy to create, easy to read and students are intrigued by them. That makes them perfect to integrate into the classroom to increase learning among our students. You will embark on a CSI Investigation & leave with a usable QR Codes.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
511

9:30am

What Firsties and other Littles CAN do!
Limited Capacity full

Have you previously thought that our youngest learners were not capable of using technology like the older students do? The truth is Littles CAN use tech in amazing ways, all while learning and having fun! Join me to see tools that are a perfect fit for motivating and engaging our young learners.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
412

9:30am

What’s a Hyperduino? Learn about a new multimedia tool for your curriculum.
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore a new way of connecting student videos to curriculum on devices to physical interactive student models using Hyperduinos. This links traditional curriculum to STEM and STEAM PBL objectives. The presenter is a veteran high school teacher of technology and CTE AME courses in grades 9-12.

Speakers
avatar for Diann Kueny

Diann Kueny

Digital Arts CTE Teacher, IDEA Center High School


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
451

9:30am

When Math and Tech Collide
Limited Capacity full

In this session we will show how to integrate technology into each aspect of a lesson from “math routines” through “formative assessment” in a TK-5th grade classroom. We will also touch on how to do this with Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) for math. {iOS/tablets..full class set/1 iPad}

Speakers
avatar for Cheyenne Swenson

Cheyenne Swenson

teacher, Gallatin Elementary School DUSD
avatar for Georgina Tanaka

Georgina Tanaka

1st grade teacher, Downey Unified


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
360

9:30am

The Playground
The Playground is educators helping other educators try out physical tools and social media hands-on in a comfortable setting. Topics may include: robotics, Sphero, drones, coding, circuits, 3-D printing, making, green screen; Twitter, Pinterest, Google Apps, etc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am
Media Center

9:30am

Beyond Blended Learning: Moving from Consumption to Creation - CANCELLED
Limited Capacity seats available

Educators will explore classroom case studies and locate them on a research-based matrix to understand the most powerful intersection of technology and pedagogy. Teams will collaborate and share ideas about authentic and purposeful technology integration that accelerates learning.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
310

9:30am

Coding for Educators: Resources K-12
Limited Capacity filling up

This session provides educators with exciting ways to introduce computer coding to K-12 students. Educators will discover multiple resources on how to introduce computer coding to students in specific grade levels to encourage the learning of coding.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans

Adjunct Professor, California State University San Marcos
Matthew Evans, M.Ed with a focus on Educational Technology, authorized Google Education Trainer, is an experienced educator, currently teaching technology to high school students in Carlsbad, CA. Matthew’s emphasis in his classroom is teaching technological skills that students can use as they enter the workforce. He has served as an Educational Technology Specialist, coordinated, developed curriculum and led professional development... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
311

9:30am

Deeper Learning Through Design Thinking
Limited Capacity full

Want to blend Common Core standards with the Deeper Learning skills of collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity? The Design Thinking Process combines both in a fun, engaging way. Project ideas and facilitation tips will also be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Ahrens

Mindy Ahrens

Teacher, Design39Campus, Poway Unified School Dist
Mindy Ahrens teaches 4th/5th grade at an innovative public school, Design39Campus, in Poway, CA. Prior to this position, she spent 15 years teaching students from preschool to 8th grade in various settings. She studied Project Based Learning techniques in depth and earned a M.Ed. degree in teacher leadership from the High Tech High charter school organization.
avatar for Judy Caraang

Judy Caraang

Teacher, Design39Campus, Poway Unified School Dist
4/5 Learning Experience Designer, 1:1 device agnostic, deeper learning, design thinking, inquiry instruction, Dreamer-Designer-Doer @judycaraang www.hackingelementary.com


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
322

9:30am

Digital Portfolios
Limited Capacity seats available

My fourth grade students curate selections of their work on digital portfolios created using Google Sites to share their highlights from their work and reflect on their growth. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to introduce digital portfolios and build them with students.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
321

9:30am

GAFE 4 Littles!
Limited Capacity full

We will explore Google Apps for Education for our youngest learners! TK-1st grade! Walk away with ideas for Google Slides, Sheets, Draw, and Forms! We will learn how to do them collaboratively, or as individuals.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
821

9:30am

Google Forms: From basic to bedazzled
Limited Capacity full


Come learn about the most powerful tool in the Google lineup! Start at the beginning with how to create and edit forms, then learn how to customize, share, collaborate, use add-ons, and leverage your data. Start using it tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

TOSA/ Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
Star Wars, Bagels, Puppies, Traveling. Google Certified Trainer. Adjunct Faculty at USD. I love my job, my team, and my students!


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
323

9:30am

Learning Drive: Getting Started with Google Apps
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Apps for Education is a powerful set of tools. We'll start from the beginning with the basics of Google Drive and the tools you need to start using Google Apps as a teacher and with students.

Speakers
avatar for Adina Sullivan

Adina Sullivan

Ed Tech Coordinator, San Marcos Unified School District
Educational Technology Coordinator for San Marcos Unified School District, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, CUE Communications Committee, former SDCUE Board Member, Leading Edge Certification Instructor, Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Certified Trainer, CUE Rockstar Teacher Faculty, and EdcampSD Organizer.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
330

9:30am

Making Great Videos in the Classroom: The Shooting Gallery
Limited Capacity filling up

Video projects are a powerful storytelling alternative. Students constantly consume video, but how often do they create their own?


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
331

9:30am

Social Media Butterfly
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever wonder how you can become a more connected educator? Join me and you will learn about and explore some of the great tools that I have for becoming a social media butterfly. We will dig into Twitter, Voxer, Instagram, Point, Google+, and Pinterest during this presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Boucher

Sara Boucher

K-5 Technology Specialist, CCSD
Sara is a 4th year teacher who teaches K-5 technology here in Las Vegas. She loves to learn the latest and greatest about anything technology and enjoys sharing that love with her students.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
340

9:30am

Teachers vs Zombies: Blended Learning
Limited Capacity filling up

Bring your zombies back to life by converting your tech-rich classroom to a true blended learning classroom. Learn how to use maximize digital and face-to-face learning activities using the station rotation blended learning model and a little bit of good old fashioned play.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Priester

Natalie Priester

Teacher, Pinacate Middle School PUHSD
Natalie Priester wants to help teachers balance digital and face-to-face interactions, which is the focus of her current Google Innovator project titled Teachers vs Zombies. Natalie currently teaches English at Pinacate Middle School in Perris Union High School District. Prior to relocating, she taught English 9 and 10 and Yearbook at San Pasqual Academy, a residential high school for foster youth which is part of the San Diego County Office of... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
341

9:30am

There is Time for All Content!
Limited Capacity seats available

How do we make it all fit? See and play with how cross content lesson and unit design can streamline your instruction, increase complexity, and incorporate a student-centered approach for all learners.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Roberts

Stacy Roberts

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Educational Services
I am a lifelong thinker and doer. I love the out of doors, inciting small riots about debatable topics in my classroom, and books. | | I run for my sanity, climb to keep my edge and play with my kids to keep me young. | | I am very passionate about writing as an art form to convey powerful ideas and strong arguments.



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
350

9:30am

Tinkering Across the Content: Engineering Literacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Tinkering can benefit student's comprehension in history, science, language arts, writing, not to mention the new NGSS - engineering skills. Tinkering fosters creativity and allows students to express themselves in many different ways. You will be walking away with something fun that you created!

Speakers
avatar for Cindi Schulze

Cindi Schulze

Teacher, PRIDE Academy
I am a 7/8 teacher at PRIDE Academy in Santee. We are a project-based school and are always looking for ways to inspire and engage our students. I run the yearbook, theater and robotics clubs after school on our campus. I am married to an amazing, loving man. We own Off Broadway Live, a local live theater together. I love hiking, volleyball, and crossfit!


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 11:15am
351

10:30am

#BEaGenius Unleash Genius Potential - #AffectiveDomain
Limited Capacity filling up

Unlock the potential of every student! Make all students their very own #genius. Learn strategies that can help you connect, engage and instruct your students in the most Affective way. Discover Thrively, student learning styles, and the #BE rules. Come and learn to #BEaGenius.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright

Teacher, Technology/Blended Learning Coach, Meridian Elementary


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
360

10:30am

Amplify: Connect students with the tools to make their voices heard
Limited Capacity filling up

Have your students experienced the transformative power of telling their stories? Documentaries, podcasts, TED-style talks and blogs are strategies we’ll explore in this session. You’ll leave with the confidence to connect students with purposeful technologies to share their stories and perspectives

Speakers
avatar for Julie Gunther

Julie Gunther

Director of Science & Engineering Outreach, Pacific Ridge School
Julie is a biology teacher and Director of Science and Engineering Outreach at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad. Julie has worked with k-12 independent schools to develop meaningful science programs and to personalize learning through purposeful tech integration. Her professional presentations and publications have focused on technologies for CBL/PBL, differentiating instruction, and opportunities to amplify student voice. Julie has served her... Read More →
avatar for Richard Masland

Richard Masland

STEAM / Humanities Teacher, Pacific Ridge School
I teach integrated STEAM projects, Electives, Design Thinking, and History at Pacific Ridge school.



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
511

10:30am

Blended Learning: What's the perfect blend?
Limited Capacity full

Blended Learning and Personalized Learning are huge buzzwords in education but what do they actually mean? This session will define these terms, describe different classroom models, and will provide you with resources to start or refine the use of technology in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Bethany Schwappach

Bethany Schwappach

Tech Facilitator, CVUSD
Google Junkie, Math-lover, Foodie, and Coffee Fanatic



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
300

10:30am

Building and Implementing Your First Google Classroom
Limited Capacity full

This hands-on workshop will focus on building, maintaining, and implementing a Google Classroom. The workshop will be geared toward beginners. Participants will learn how to set-up their first classroom, add students, create assignments, attach Docs and PDFs, and collect grades.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Love-Fleck

Heather Love-Fleck

EdTech TOSA, OUSD
I facilitate the STEM Lab at an elementary school in Oceanside, CA. I am also an EdTech TOSA that provides tech support to teachers and students at my site.
avatar for Melissa Monroe

Melissa Monroe

EdTech TOSA, Oceanside Unified
As an Edtech TOSA, I work with teachers at my site with implementing technology in classroom and I also facilitate a STEM lab for grades K-8. My passion is using GAFE tools and Google Earth to foster a love for learning!


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
301

10:30am

Empowering Students with Disabilities: Technology in Special Education
Limited Capacity full

Use the latest, free, cloud-based technology tools to provide students with disabilities opportunities to access mainstream curriculum. This session will demonstrate how digital tools can assist students w/ mild/moderate learning disabilities, visual, audiological, or fine/gross motor disabilities.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Shaner

Chad Shaner

Program Specialist, Perris Union High School District
After serving as a special education teacher for 15 years, and as an educational technology coach for 3 years, I am now a District Program Specialist for Special Education. Helping students with disabilities to gain equitable access to the mainstream curriculum is my passion.



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
302

10:30am

Empowering the Read Aloud: Evoking change in the World Around You
Limited Capacity full

Read alouds help to instill that love of reading, but why stop there? Enter: The Empowered Read Aloud. Come Hear from 2 classroom teachers how they have taken taken various chapter books, embedded experiences, learning, and technology to turn it into an experience students will never forget.

Speakers
avatar for Dena Glynn

Dena Glynn

4/5 Teacher, Poway Unified School District
Dena is a grade 4/5 teacher from San Diego. She is passionate about all things ed. tech and redesigning education as we know it. Having worked for over twenty years in education, Dena is constantly in awe at how technology literally transforms learning and, when students are put in the driver's seat, "edu-amazing" things happen. See feels fortunate to work at a site with 1:1 iPads and recognized as an Apple Distinguished School. .


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
303

10:30am

Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists: Apps, Data, and the Outdoors
Limited Capacity filling up

Students participate with scientists and other observers in research projects by collecting and entering data about plants, birds, insects, weather, and astronomy. Educators can use online programs and smartphone apps that can enhance learning in and out of the classroom.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
411

10:30am

Feed your Screencast
Limited Capacity filling up

We will look at how several tools can be used in the classroom with Screencastify to engage students in creating videos that describe the “how” and “why” of the project. Not just the “what.” Screencastify gets students communicating, collaborating, thinking critically and creating.

Speakers
avatar for John Morgan

John Morgan

Director of Ed Tech, Capistrano Unified
Science Teacher for 10 years. I have a doctorate in education from UCSD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in technology use in the classroom. Currently I am working to develop teachers' technology implementation during a district-wide chromebook rollout.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
412

10:30am

Geo Tools for K-5 Classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Maps and Geo Tools can be used for much more than social studies. Learn how to create and customize Maps by adding placemarks, images, and videos. You can even import from Google Sheets. But wait, there’s more! Discover lots of new ways to use Geo Tools to engage and challenge your students.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Media Specialist, LVUSD
Nancy has been teaching in one way or another most of her life. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and holds several degrees, including a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Since 2012, she has worked in the Las Virgenes Unified School District as a media specialist, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and has presented at... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
450

10:30am

Getting More Student Interaction via Google Slides
Limited Capacity full

Using Google Slides to promote questioning and student interaction in the classroom. Participants will create a ticket out the door and learn to use Google Cast to share and present their work.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Flaherty

Maria Flaherty

STEM TOSA, Fallbrook UESD
After being a classroom teacher for 30 years, I became an Instructional TOSA. Last year, I continued the journey as a STEM TOSA. Exploring the technological possibilities and ways to make learning relevant has been an exciting adventure. Thanks to our wonderful learning communities, such as CUE, I've met, shared with, and communicated with fascinating, knowledgeable people who inspire me.
avatar for Aimee Plette

Aimee Plette

TOSA, FUESD
Instructional coach from FUESD; currently assigned to Potter Junior High School; a proud and motivated teacher for 18 years


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
430

10:30am

New Google Sites: Take Project Based Learning to the Next Level
Limited Capacity full

Learn the basics of creating a professional looking website using Google Site's new format. See implementation for teaching websites, student projects, portfolios, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Sophia Jacoub

Sophia Jacoub

Teacher/EL Coordinator, GUHSD
Sophia is an English teacher and the EL Coordinator for Santana High School. She has been teaching in San Diego for the past 10 years. She has her masters degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from San Diego State University. Sophia is also a trained Google Ninja and has a passion for future forward technology integration in classrooms.
avatar for Lucas Reilly

Lucas Reilly

Santana High School
"But I still love technology, always and forever." -Kip


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
431

10:30am

Presentation Tools and Strategies
Limited Capacity full

Presentations are excellent tools for sharing information from both a teacher and student point-of-view. We'll look at how to create effective presentations (hint - not typical bullet point slides) as well as a few presentation tools.

Speakers
avatar for Lisha Brunache

Lisha Brunache

EdTech Specialist, TOSA, San Marcos Unified School District
2016 SDCUE Tech Fair Presentation - bit.ly/SDCUEpresentbetter | I'm a High School English and Social Science teacher with a passion for technology and creativity. I'm a Level 2 Google Certified Teacher and a Leading Edge Digital Educator. I'm currently working on a M.A. from San Diego State University in Instructional Design, where I examine the nuts and bolts of human learning to design effective curriculum to close learning gaps. I love... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
440

10:30am

Primary Programmers
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore how students in primary grades can support their learning and demonstrate curricular knowledge through coding with ScratchJr on tablets and Chromebooks. Come with the free app installed and build something yourself during the session!

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky is a K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer at St. Martin's Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. While Vicky always wanted to be a teacher, she started out her professional life, not in education, but as a Computer Programmer writing Accounting, Property Management, and Construction Software and teaching others how to sell and install the software. | | Vicky is currently serving as a CUE Independent School Learning Network... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
502

10:30am

Supporting teacher & classroom transformation using tech, TAM, and Badges
Limited Capacity seats available

TOSAs & administrators need to understand how they might ensure technology implementations are successful. Digital badges can encourage and guide teachers & students as they learn technology. In this session, learners will understand the constructs of TAM & how supporting teachers leads to success.

Speakers
avatar for Douglas Kriedeman

Douglas Kriedeman

Assistant Principal, Oceanside Unified
I began teaching science in 1993. In 2011 I became a TOSA in the SIS and testing department for my school district. From 2012 to 2015 I was the Coordinator/Director of Educational Technology for the district. In 2015 I moved back to a high school and continue to work directly with teachers in using technology to enhance the classroom shift to learner centered environments.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
460

10:30am

Teacher Authored Textbooks with iBooks Author
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide insight into our extensive proposals process as well as what subjects lend themselves and why. We will discuss how the books are created using iBooks Author. Additionally, we will share our books and our personal experience with teacher created textbooks.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Director of Edcational Technology, Cathedral Catholic High School
avatar for Kendell Middlebrook

Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher, Assistant Director of Ed. Tech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am a teacher at Cathedral Catholic High School where I teach Forensic Science. I am also the Assistant Director of Educational Technology where I help teachers integrate technology meaningfully into their lessons and organize professional development for our faculty. In 2015 I was awarded the great honor of becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
451

10:30am

The Digital Classroom at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Limited Capacity seats available

The Massachusetts Historical Society has unique resources to improve and support the teaching of American history. The digital resources offered here feature selections from the Society's unparalleled collections, paired with creative suggestions for engaging students of all ages.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

K-8 Computers/Gr. 8 US History Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning new things. I am a Monticello Teacher Institute Barringer Fellow and a past participant in the Society of the Cincinnati American Revolution Master Teachers... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
441

10:30am

The Return of 'Chromando' Training: More Chrome Applications & Extensions
Limited Capacity full

Chromando Training is back with a vengeance. Learn the ins and outs of the Chrome browser, and see how Chrome can make you more productive, be efficient, and improve your instruction. See how simple additions and tweaks to the Chrome Browser can benefit your students, and make them better learners.

Speakers
avatar for JR Ginex-Orinion

JR Ginex-Orinion

Science & Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
JR is a dynamic, engaging instructional coach and science teacher from Southern California. He has presented across the country and internationally on leadership, instructional coaching, educational technology topics, and tools. He is a Google Innovative Educator (#GTANY12), Google Education Trainer, YouTube EDU contributor, Google Geo Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and CUE RockStar Faculty. JR is one of the co-founders of #CAEDCHAT, a weekly twitter... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
820

10:30am

Using an LMS: Do This, Not That
Limited Capacity seats available

Learning Management Systems can make a teacher’s job easier but if we are not careful, ruin our students’ love of learning in the process. As we consider the student's perspective we will examine a few of the key dos and don'ts of using an LMS.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
320

10:30am

Using Gamification with Classroom Managment
Limited Capacity full

People (not just kids) love games. What if you could take all the components that make games so compelling and apply those to your classroom management plan? I'll show you how I gamified my classroom management. It's fun and it helps to encourage students to make good choices.

Speakers
avatar for Koreen Corbett

Koreen Corbett

Educational Technology Specialist, San Marcos Unified School District
Using Gamification with Classroom Management | http://tinyurl.com/CorbettGamification | | Using Augmented Reality as a Learning Tool | http://tinyurl.com/CorbettARforLearning


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
400

10:30am

Using Twine to Create Branching Stories and Simulations
Limited Capacity filling up

Remember the Choose Your Own Adventure books you loved? Now you can create your own and view them on any device. Twine is a free authoring tool that you can use to tell stories, show complex situations with decisions and consequences, or let your students write their own.

Speakers
avatar for Bernie Dodge

Bernie Dodge

SDSU Professor of Learning Design, SDSU
Professor of Learning Design and Technology at San Diego State University. The WebQuest guy. CEO, Co-owner at QuestGarden, Inc. Peace Corps Math Teacher, Sierra Leone.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
461

10:30am

The Playground
The Playground is educators helping other educators try out physical tools and social media hands-on in a comfortable setting. Topics may include: robotics, Sphero, drones, coding, circuits, 3-D printing, making, green screen; Twitter, Pinterest, Google Apps, etc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Media Center

11:15am

Lunch
Lunch in the Student Center

Saturday November 5, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm
Student Center

12:15pm

Automate Communication with Google Forms and Add-ons.
Limited Capacity full

Learn how to automate custom email communication to send welcome letters, receipt confirmations, certificates of completion, follow up reminders, and more using Google Forms, some common spreadsheet formulas, and the Form Mule Add-on.

Speakers
avatar for Joseph Hartman

Joseph Hartman

Director of Assessment and Technology, Carlsbad Unified School District
As the Director of Assessment and Technology, Joe works closely with school/district technology staff, teachers, and administrators to: provide consulting and guidance in the selection of hardware and software for instruction and administrative functions; participate in the use of data driven decision-making; and have responsibility for technical specification development, project scoping, solution testing, staff training, and project... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
301

12:15pm

Developing Early Elementary Language Skills Through Technology
Limited Capacity full

In this presentation, you will see how to utilize technology to enhance student language learning. We will show you how we use applications like Popplet, Kahoot, Google Slides, iMovie and Facetalk among others; to develip literacy. You will see how different learning styles are meet and students are able to perform at their individual level.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
300

12:15pm

Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Is Google the new face in your classroom? This session will introduce three processes allowing you to digitally differentiate for your students using Google Classroom. You will learn about useful features that can be utilized as a robust tools making differentiating digital assignments a reality.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
821

12:15pm

Digital Story Telling with Instagram, Snapchat, and other Smartphone Apps
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will be equipped with strategies to enhance digital stories students are already sharing. Help students create better, thoughtful images and stories that speak beyond the "Like" button. Suggested apps, uses, and users will be shared along with answering the "yeah buts...".

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
302

12:15pm

ePals - Connect and Collaborate with Learners All Around the World
Limited Capacity filling up

ePals is a safe, social learning network offered to provide learners from all around the world an opportunity to connect and collaborate on projects that often focus on issues of global awareness and culture. Truly, a unique method for effective 21st century learning!

Speakers
HG

Heather Glanz

GATE Teacher, Rio Seco School
One of my true loves lies in teaching. That moment when a student's eyes and face light up because of something you taught them, that they finally "got", or when they try something new and they are amazed with the results. I love being a part of that! I love the idea that as educators, we can open a whole new (or a different world) to our students. A world in which they may not have truly seen or experienced before. It is a great feeling to... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
303

12:15pm

Mastery Focused Teaching Through Digital Badges
Limited Capacity seats available

Attendees will learn how to use Badge List to support a standards based mastery focus and provide detailed, individualized feedback for each student.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
412

12:15pm

OER What? Navigating the #GoOpen Seas in Textbook World.
Limited Capacity seats available

This #GoOpen/OER thing seems to be all the buzz. What does it mean to teachers chained to their textbooks or to those who abandoned them long ago? We will look at the beautiful mess that encompasses Open Educational Resources, challenges faced, the game-changing potential, and starting points.

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology, Grossmont Union High School District
Dan is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Grossmont Union High School District. He spent 18 years in the classroom as a history and photography teacher at West Hills HS. In 2008, he was selected as a district teacher of the year. Dan serves as an educational technology leader in his district and around the country. Additionally, he teaches in the Learning, Design and Technology department at San Diego State University.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
461

12:15pm

Project Based Learning and Next Generation Science For Elementary
Limited Capacity full

How to use an iPad, computer, and Google Apps to shift toward Next Generation Science with Elementary students.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
430

12:15pm

Rethinking Research: 10 Misconceptions About Teaching Students How to Research
Limited Capacity full

Teaching how to research is what librarians do, right? Yes...but it is really the responsibility for ALL teachers! Come find out what’s new when it comes to research instruction, information literacy, and how to best prepare students to function fluently as both content consumers and creators.

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Teacher Librarian, West Hills High School
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitating connection-building, approaching the world with a nuanced perspective, and finding ways to create a positive user experience.



Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
431

12:15pm

Revolutionary Ideas on a Revolutionized Website
Limited Capacity seats available

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is home to big ideas. Teachers can bring those ideas straight to their classroom through the new Monticello Digital Classroom website and the Slavery at Monticello iOS/Android app. Teachers will leave with free materials for classroom use and will interact with the app and website.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

K-8 Computers/Gr. 8 US History Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning new things. I am a Monticello Teacher Institute Barringer Fellow and a past participant in the Society of the Cincinnati American Revolution Master Teachers... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
441

12:15pm

Revolutionize digital grading using Google Classroom and Goobric.
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Quickly grade student work by merging Google Classroom with Doctopus and Goobric. Your 'click time' switching between student docs will be reduced to virtually zero.

Speakers
avatar for Lucas Reilly

Lucas Reilly

Santana High School
"But I still love technology, always and forever." -Kip


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
440

12:15pm

Rock your World with Interactive Infographics
Limited Capacity full

Explore the infinite possibilities of creating interactive infographics with Google Drawing and Thinglink. In this session you will experience the process of creating interactive infographics as well share ideas for implementation in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

Teacher, Innovation Middle School
This is a brief bio.
avatar for Claudja Van Orden

Claudja Van Orden

Social Studies Teacher, SDUSD
I love teaching technology integration and sharing ideas about new innovative technology tools. I am a Google Certified teacher and LED Certified.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
820

12:15pm

Screencasting in the Classroom
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Increase student engagement, address oral language fluency and Common Core speaking and listening standards, and analyze student misconceptions using screencasts! Learn how to utilize screencasts to facilitate a student-centered learning experience in distance learning and the traditional classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Kirstin Barnard

Kirstin Barnard

4th Grade Teacher, Capistrano Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
460

12:15pm

Student Digital Portfolios made easy.
Limited Capacity seats available

Digital Portfolios made easy using Thinglink, Padlet,Google Slides, Docs, and more to empower students to create digital record of learning. The steps to having your students engaged with their learning are simple. Resources and links will be provided and are device agnostic.

Speakers
avatar for Jose Macias

Jose Macias

Science Teacher and Technology Guide, Montgomery Middle School
My name is (Chuy) Jose Jesus Macias and I was born and raised in National City where I graduated from Sweetwater High School. I attend SDSU then transferred to SJSU for three years and eventually finished up my B.S. in Biology at SDSU. Shortly after that I Lived in Los Angles where I taught Biology, Zoology, and A.P. Bio for just over three years in the LAUSD at L.A.C.E.S . I then attend CSU Long Beach to get my M.S. in Biology while gaining... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
502

12:15pm

Super Coders!
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Learn how Tynker and Scratch can help students develop the Super Powers of critical thinking, perseverance, and problem solving. The session will cover how to set up class accounts, how to get started coding, and how to integrate coding into almost any classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky is a K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer at St. Martin's Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. While Vicky always wanted to be a teacher, she started out her professional life, not in education, but as a Computer Programmer writing Accounting, Property Management, and Construction Software and teaching others how to sell and install the software. | | Vicky is currently serving as a CUE Independent School Learning Network... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
400

12:15pm

The Light Bulb
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What is Genius Hour and where do you start? Learn some tips, tricks, and methods to make Genius Hour successful in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jamison Luke

Jamison Luke

@jamisonluke


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
511

12:15pm

The Perfect Blend: Using History & Technology to Create, Transform, and Inspire
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will overview some unique ways you can create an environment in your classroom that fosters creativity, positive risk-taking and a love of learning. Web tools, apps, and creative ideas, such as Google MyMaps, and ICONic history, will be discussed and demonstrated.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
501

12:15pm

Time for TOSAs
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Meet, collaborate, share resources and strategies with other TOSAs, instructional coaches, and tech leaders from around San Diego County. We are a growing network with lots to share. Join our PLCs and share your perspective.

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

TOSA/ Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
Star Wars, Bagels, Puppies, Traveling. Google Certified Trainer. Adjunct Faculty at USD. I love my job, my team, and my students!


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
450

12:15pm

Transforming our school the Roadrunner Way! Fast, Tenacious and Smart!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how we transformed Palmquist Elementary to an Inquiry Based Learning school that utilizes STEAM and PLTW content. We are building kids' academic transferable skills, social emotional-transferable skills and thinking tools that they apply in class, Multimedia Studio, ThinkLab and Farm Lab.

Speakers
avatar for Armand Amoranto

Armand Amoranto

SBRT Palmquist Elementary, Oceanside Unified
I help transform schools!


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
510

12:15pm

Using Digital Assessment Tools (UDAT)
Limited Capacity seats available

We will discuss various tools to assess our students quickly, easily, and sometimes we will have fun. Some of the tools we will discuss are: Socrative and Quizziz. Participants will practice with each tool and create assessments with the goal to be ready to use it in their classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Technology Coordinator, GUHSD
avatar for Franz Ruiz

Franz Ruiz

Digital Learning Coach-Science, Grossmont Union High School District
Family, Love, Nature, Good Food, Science, and Star Wars.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
451

12:15pm

Using Google Forms in the Classroom
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Thinking about using Google Forms to track student progress or create surveys? Want an organized way to record classroom observations, rubrics, and more? In this session, we will explore ways that Forms have been used in the classroom. Leave with time saving forms you can use on Monday.

Speakers
avatar for Larissa Parrott

Larissa Parrott

Teacher on Special Assignment: Technology Coach, Rincon Middle School
I am inspired every day to help students and teachers use the wide variety of technologies available as they create and collaborate with those around them and the world. I also seek to foster communities of practice among teachers to tailor learning and professional growth to their own professional goals.



Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
360

12:15pm

The Playground
The Playground is educators helping other educators try out physical tools and social media hands-on in a comfortable setting. Topics may include: robotics, Sphero, drones, coding, circuits, 3-D printing, making, green screen; Twitter, Pinterest, Google Apps, etc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Media Center

12:15pm

Breakout EDU Digital
Limited Capacity seats available

Love Breakout EDU? Test your critical thinking and inquiry skills with the digital version, all you need is an internet-connected device. Then, participate in a discussion on how to incorporate this interactive activity into your classroom and try your hand at building your own.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
311

12:15pm

Coding to the Core
Limited Capacity seats available

We know coding is great for kids, but where does it fit into our day? Learn how your students can use coding to reinforce common core standards. With free resources from Google C-S First and Bitsbox, you’ll discover wonderful ways for students to demonstrate knowledge across the curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Anastasio

Laurie Anastasio

Teacher, San Elijo Elementary
Google for Education Certified Trainer | Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 | Global Codeathon North America Lead Teacher | Third grade teacher and tech lead teacher at San Elijo Elementary. I started our after school technology mentor program at San Elijo. Our tech team mentor students help peers and teachers incorporate Google Apps in their classrooms.



Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
322

12:15pm

Collaborative Learning With Google Drawings (STEAM Classes)
Limited Capacity seats available

You will learn how to create lessons that leverage the power of collaborative learning, made easy with Drawings. We will be creating a visually stunning professional level graphic organizer. Learning the key features of Google Drawing along the way. Bring your device to this hands-on session!

Speakers
avatar for Nishantha Unantenne

Nishantha Unantenne

Science Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Teacher. Artist. Designer. Reader. Writer. Thinker. | Nishantha is a Google Certified innovator. He is a science teacher working for Perris Unified High School District, a 1:1 District. When Nishantha is not teaching, he is a graphic designer and concept artist. Nishantha believes that gamification will play huge role in the future of education. @TableTopED is Nishantha’s Google Innovator Project, where he is experimenting teaching his 7th... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
323

12:15pm

Critique
Limited Capacity seats available

My fourth graders work together to improve their own work. With three simple rules, a strict protocol, and a series of sentence frames, they no longer rely on me for useful feedback. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to use critique in order to foster student independence and motivation.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
321

12:15pm

Dive into Desmos
Limited Capacity seats available

Tired of worksheets? Then this session is right for you! You will see what it is like to use Desmos from a student and teacher perspective AND you will have the opportunity to create your own activity using the Desmos activity builder.

Speakers
avatar for Estefania Hernandez

Estefania Hernandez

Teacher, Chaffey Joint Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
320

12:15pm

EDpuzzle 101. A convenient tool to make your day more effective.
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will experience an EDpuzzle from the teacher and student point of view. After a tutorial on how to create and distribute an EDpuzzle, participants will create one or more videos that could be used on Monday in class.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
331

12:15pm

Google Slides: More Than a Presentation Tool
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Forget presentations - Google Slides does more than you think! Great looking newsletters? Yep. Showcase student learning? Yep. Awesome student journals? “Choose your own adventure” story? Interactive study guide? Yep. The options are endless! Come explore the power and possibility of Google Slides.

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Ed Tech Coach, Santa Fe Christian Schools
Cynthia is an Educational Technology Coach at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, CA. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Level 2 Google Certified Educator, and a Hapara Certified Educator. Prior to being an Ed Tech Coach, Cynthia was an elementary school teacher for 9 years. She has experience with 1:1 Chromebooks in 3rd grade. Cynthia is the author of www.TeachingTechNix.com, a blog full of helpful technology tips and... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
340

12:15pm

Hooray for Hyperdocs!
Limited Capacity seats available

Hyperdocs are flexible digital lessons that encourage students to explore a concept in depth. In this workshop you will learn about how to design and build a hyperdoc lesson. At the end of the session you will have created a hyperdoc lesson that you can use in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Mathews

Linda Mathews

Academy Instructor, Julian Charter School
I teach Earth Science, World History, and U.S. History at Julian Charter School Murrieta High School Academy. I earned a MA in Teaching and Learning: Curriculum Design from UCSD. I am Leading Edge Certified and a Level 2 Google Certificated Educator. I am always looking for new ways to use technology to enhance my students learning in my blended classrooms. I love programming and technology and I wear my “Geek Badge” proudly.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
341

12:15pm

Interactive Maker Projects with Chromebooks
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop you'll attach lights and sensors to a physical model, and then interconnect the model with digital content such as webpages, YouTube videos, and other digital media. Learn how to use curriculum-based student-made projects as the foundation of your classroom or library makerspace.

Speakers
avatar for Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner

Founder, 1010 Technologies LLC
The presenter is a former physics, chemistry and math teacher, and was named by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the top 5 "Most Important Educational Technology Gurus of the Past Two Decades". The presenter currently serves on the Board of Directors of a state educational technology organization, and has presented and done workshops on the topic of makerspaces, Arduinos, interactive maker projects, classroom pedagogy and other topics... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
350

12:15pm

Linked Learning: Building a Framework for a Truly Student-Centered Environment
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you overwhelmed with the myriad strategies intended to make your classroom student-centered? Learn several structures that will create a foundation for these strategies, linking them with 21st century skills to create an authentic student-centered environment.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
351

12:15pm

STEAM Powered Art with LittleBits
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How might we engineer art to make it interactive and/or moveable? In this workshop you will collaboratively create and engineer a piece of art with LittleBits. LittleBits are intuitive color-coded electronic bits each having a specific function and a great addition to your makerspace.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
330

12:15pm

“A Deeper Look at Math in Art:Tech Edition”
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will learn how to lead students on a discovery of math concepts in works of art, add to their “steAM” Curriculum, incorporate tech tools that inspire and engage students, and create their own tech-based art work.


Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:15pm - 2:00pm
310

1:15pm

3D Printing and Cutting Edge Technology for Innovative Curriculum Development
Limited Capacity seats available

A focus on utilizing Cutting-Edge technology/tools, Drones, and STEM endeavors to promote a curriculum targeted towards INNOVATION! Educators will depart with a new found enthusiasm and game-plan for using a maker style approach, with an emphasis on 3D PRINTING... and some funding ideas!

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
360

1:15pm

Approach + Process + Delivery = Better PD
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Focus on the learning experience instead of what will be covered. This is about the design process, and how that applies in professional development. Topics are generating buy-in, growth mindset, design thinking, user experience, and delivery. Rethink the way we design and deliver training.

Speakers
avatar for JR Ginex-Orinion

JR Ginex-Orinion

Science & Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
JR is a dynamic, engaging instructional coach and science teacher from Southern California. He has presented across the country and internationally on leadership, instructional coaching, educational technology topics, and tools. He is a Google Innovative Educator (#GTANY12), Google Education Trainer, YouTube EDU contributor, Google Geo Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and CUE RockStar Faculty. JR is one of the co-founders of #CAEDCHAT, a weekly twitter... Read More →
avatar for Gerardo Martinez

Gerardo Martinez

Coordinator, STEM, Orange County Department of Education
Design is a process. It is about how things work. In education, it is about designing a learning experience with multiple iterations that respond to technology innovations and student capacity to learn. Gerardo Martinez is a coordinator of instructional technology with a background in design thinking. | | Gerardo served 9 years as a middle school math, science, and technology education teacher and 10 years as the Career Technical... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
300

1:15pm

Coding is Caring
Limited Capacity seats available

See how student-created programs address social issues and be a force for positive change. Explore examples that address academic standards and act as a force for social good.

This session will address techniques for engaging groups often underrepresented in computer science and game-making.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Moss

Scott Moss

Instructional Technology Outreach Consultant, Los Angeles County Office of Education
I have worked in public education for 30 years and in higher education for 20 years. I've taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels. I have had educational management jobs in two districts and did a one-year stint at the San Diego County Office of Education. | | People should talk with me about coding for kids, Google's tools in education, teaching teachers about technology.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
301

1:15pm

Do More Than Just REMIND Your Parents! - Remind.com for Teachers and Admins
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Remind allows you to send text messages to a group without sharing phone numbers, you can send: text messages, pictures, and voice messages. We will share the power of using Remind to strengthen the school-home connection and give you a hands-on experience. Already a Remind user? Join us and share.

Speakers
avatar for Kyra Bowers

Kyra Bowers

Technology Coach, Felicita Elementary


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
303

1:15pm

Empowering Teachers: Whole Child Approach to a Healthier Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Teachers will be empowered to create a personal wellness plan, increase daily activity, use brain breaks regularly, incorporate mindfulness tools, organize lunch clubs, and lead healthy challenges to improve the wellness of staff, students, and families.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Burdis

Jen Burdis

4th Grade Teacher, EduNinja
As a fourth grade teacher with almost two decades of elementary experience, I believe when teachers incorporate positive sustained strategies to increase daily activity, mindfulness, and thoughtful food choices, together everyone achieves more. While playing volleyball at Penn State, I was fortunate not only to learn the physical and mental benefits of physical activity, but also the importance of making healthy food choices a part of your daily... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
411

1:15pm

Get your comic on!
Limited Capacity full

Students need to publish digital work, so why not have them create comics? Students are familiar with them, they allow for a lot of creativity, they encourage critical thinking, and they are just plain fun! It’s easy with Google tools and/or other online web applications. All content areas.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Media Specialist, LVUSD
Nancy has been teaching in one way or another most of her life. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and holds several degrees, including a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Since 2012, she has worked in the Las Virgenes Unified School District as a media specialist, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and has presented at... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
820

1:15pm

Go Tweet Yourself!: How to Promote Your Blog or Platform Via Twitter.
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn how to promote blogs and platforms via Twitter, so that audiences not only know what to expect, but look forward to updates. Examples will be based on how I grew the audience for my own blog, THE ZEN TEACHER.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Tricarico

Dan Tricarico

English Teacher, West Hills High School
I am an English teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, California. | | My book and blog--both called The Zen Teacher--help you create focus, simplicity, and tranquility by encouraging a more Zen-inspired, mindful approach in the classroom. I'm always happy to chat with people about how they can maximize their performance without sacrificing themselves.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
451

1:15pm

Google Forms + Google Classroom= SBAC Readiness
Limited Capacity full

This session will be focused on the implementation of Google Forms and Google Classroom for the purpose of preparing students with SBAC-like type of questions and activities that recall SBAC skills.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
430

1:15pm

Integrating Language with Ted Talks, Hour of Code, Lego, and Minecraft for ELL
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VUSD redesigned 6 TK - 5 schools to include instructional strategies focused on professional development, student engagement, oral and written output, and academic achievement using Ted Talks, Legos, Hour of Code, and Minecraft into student rotations while training teachers on literacy.

Speakers
avatar for Erin English

Erin English

Director of Blended and On Line Learning, Vista Unified School District
My goal is to make sure all children are given the tools that they need to become productive, participating, self actualized adults.



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
431

1:15pm

Math Talk
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Exploring the strategies and resources to help engage students in mathematical discourse and in doing so make the teaching relevant and meaningful to students. We will be including resources from the Math Twitter Blog-o-Sphere, including Classroom Chef, Which One Doesn't Belong?, etc

Speakers
avatar for Lucas Olivares

Lucas Olivares

Math Teacher, IDEA Center High School
avatar for Melanie Ruiz

Melanie Ruiz

Teacher, GUHSD
Math Teacher at IDEA Center HS. | Twitter @mrsruizmathwars



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
821

1:15pm

More than an essay
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From infographics to talking heads, let your students show what they have learned in different visual ways that allow students to hone their organizational skills, analytical capabilities, technological prowess and of course have a little fun.

Speakers
avatar for Carissa Peck

Carissa Peck

English Teacher, Mater Dei Catholic High School
A child of two teachers, Carissa has been cutting up worksheets and highlighting great sentences in essays since she was young. She started her career teaching English abroad (South Korea, Spain, Mexico) and pursued her education by getting a Masters in Multicultural and Bilingual Education at the University of Alcala. | | Now back in San Diego, she has been teaching at Mater Dei for the last three years and currently advises Yearbook and... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
450

1:15pm

NGSS Core Google Mash-up
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Common Core & NGSS require students to collaborate, communicate, think critically & communicate about scientific content. Apply SEP’s, CCC’s, & 3-D lessons. Google tools are increasingly useful in my curriculum. Students use tools like Slides, Docs, Forms & Sheets to communicate scientific learning

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Diver

Kathleen Diver

Science teacher, Chaffey Joint Union High School District
I teach 9th grade students how to do science. I love helping other teachers to learn to incorporate technology tools into their lessons- to make things easier for record keeping and giving their students creative ways to demonstrate their learning.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
460

1:15pm

Paperless Feedback with Google Forms and Quizzes with Flubaroo
Limited Capacity full

Assessment (both formative and summative) is part of education at all grade levels and content areas. This session will focus on Google Sheets with Google Quizzes and the add-on Flubaroo which will allow you to automatically score student work and provide students with immediate feedback.

Speakers
avatar for James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Technology Coordinator, GUHSD


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
461

1:15pm

Reading in the 21st Century Classroom
Limited Capacity full

CCSS require students to explain differences between fiction and nonfiction books. Online tools are available to help meet this standard in many ways. A digital literacy site that pairs classic storybooks with nonfiction titles to reinforce reading skills and develop real-world knowledge will be shown.

Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
400

1:15pm

Students Customizing their Education/ Open Source Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn about an open source curriculum which allows educators to create a customizable experience for each student. The program is an integration of Code, foreign language,3d printing, Arduino and American Sign Language.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
440

1:15pm

Students Take Control: Personalized Learning via Design Thinking
Limited Capacity full

Your students can go from passive observers to active learners using the Design Thinking process. See how students take charge of their learning by creating personalized learning goals, and designing a path to meet those goals, while tackling such concepts as empathy, ideation and innovation.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
511

1:15pm

Using Augmented Reality as a Learning Tool
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Augmented reality can blow students' minds! But does it have a place in your classroom? Augmented reality will definitely increase student engagement, but can it also be used as a learning tool? Yes! This session will show how augmented reality can be used as a learning and assessment tool.

Speakers
avatar for Koreen Corbett

Koreen Corbett

Educational Technology Specialist, San Marcos Unified School District
Using Gamification with Classroom Management | http://tinyurl.com/CorbettGamification | | Using Augmented Reality as a Learning Tool | http://tinyurl.com/CorbettARforLearning


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
412

1:15pm

The Playground
The Playground is educators helping other educators try out physical tools and social media hands-on in a comfortable setting. Topics may include: robotics, Sphero, drones, coding, circuits, 3-D printing, making, green screen; Twitter, Pinterest, Google Apps, etc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Media Center

2:10pm

Closing & Raffle
Saturday November 5, 2016 2:10pm - 2:30pm
Student Center