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Saturday, November 15
 

7:15am

Registration
Saturday November 15, 2014 7:15am - 8:20am
Student Center

8:00am

SDCUE Tech Fair Orientation
New to the SDCUE Tech Fair? Come learn all the tips and tricks you need  to have a great first time experience!

Speakers
avatar for Krystle Miller

Krystle Miller

Educational Technology Specialist, Escondido Union School District
Krystle Miller is a National Board Certified teacher with a MA in Teaching. She works as an Educational Technology Specialist focusing on the Common Core State Standards, STEM, professional development, and integrating technology for her K-8 district. She also worked as a Technology Integration Specialist at a 1:1 iPod school and as a 6-8 Social Studies, Science, and ELD teacher. Krystle is heavily involved in coordinating professional... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:00am - 8:30am
Media Center

8:30am

Best Use of Apps in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Create, collaborate, communicate, and think critically. In this session you will learn the best uses of iOS apps to integrate the 4 Cs of the Common Core. Learn how to build and sustain a culture of creative app smashers!

Speakers
avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

Jo-Ann Fox

Learning Experience Designer, Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center
Jo-Ann is a teacher first, having taught in grades K-4. Currently, she is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Last year, Jo-Ann was a TOSA for EUSD tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes fostering the creative confidence in all students and helps students access content through STEAM learning, PBL, innovative use of... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
Theater

8:30am

1 iPad 1 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to integrate the 1 iPad as a teaching tool into your classroom. We will show a variety of different apps and strategies that will help keep students engaged in 21st Century learning and best meet the needs of all learners.

Speakers
avatar for Colin Hanel

Colin Hanel

TOSA, Quantum Academy
TOSA Quantum Academy | Link to session handout | http://goo.gl/7dLNWU


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
340

8:30am

Best Practices for Designing and Leading Online Class Discussions
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore ways to engage students, enhance learning & improve online discussions so everyone’s involved & interacting. Best practices from the audience will be shared—ice breakers, strategies for developing critical thinkers, fun ways to keep students excited about participating!

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Henne

Andrea Henne

Assistant Professor, DeVry University
Higher Education Leadership, Educational Technology, Distance Learning


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
431

8:30am

Classroom Management Apps That THRIVE in a Digital Classroom!
Limited Capacity seats available

Utilize some of the BEST Classroom Management Apps that allow your students to learn & manage their behaviors in a digital learning environment.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Rolf

Jennifer Rolf

CRT, ERC


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
412

8:30am

Coding in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore web-based resources to teach students how to code. Tips and techniques for teaching App Inventor, Scratch, and Alice. Learn from experienced middle school and high school coding teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Loether

Elizabeth Loether

Technology & Innovations Teacher, Cajon Valley Middle School
avatar for Ruth Maas

Ruth Maas

Digital High School Coordinator, Steele Canyon High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
461

8:30am

Creating and Collaborating in the Classroom and Beyond with Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Drive is a powerful educational tool. In this session, participants will explore ways to engage students in collaborating and creating using various applications of Google Drive including Docs, Forms, Presentation, and Draw. I will be sharing tips as well as organization within the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Gilly Ryan

Gilly Ryan

Teacher, PRIDE Academy
I teach 6th graders at PRIDE Academy in Santee. I love being part of a learning enviroment where I get to witness kids learning and exploring the world around them.


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
350

8:30am

Digital Literacy: Have you read a good image lately?
Limited Capacity seats available

Integrate images to support students thinking with, about, and through photographs and political cartoons. Learn strategies to evaluate images, their messages, questioning prompts, scaffolding techniques, and quick writing to encourage students to critically assess images for deeper meaning.

Speakers
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Renea Jaeger

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, SDUSD
avatar for Pam Rabin

Pam Rabin

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
I am a masters swimmer who loves ocean swimming, gardening, and traveling with my husband and family both locally and abroad. I have two daughters who practice the art form of disheveling my patience on a continuous basis--but whom I think I will keep. I have two ferocious shih-tzus, do not make them bark at you! I am an Educational Technology Resource Teacher with San Diego Unified School District. I teach, train, coach, and mentor teachers in... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
331

8:30am

Digital Portfolios for Elementary Students
Limited Capacity seats available

My 2/3 students curate their work on digital portfolios to share it with an authentic audience and reflect on their growth. I have also created my own digital portfolio to share resources and connect with colleagues. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to create digital portfolios.

Speakers
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Trevor Mattea

2/3 Teacher, Stevenson PACT Elementary School


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
400

8:30am

Genius Hour - It's Totally Worth It!
Limited Capacity filling up

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 Kelly Eveland

Kelly Eveland

Teacher, Sycamore Canyon
Teacher, Sycamore Canyon
avatar for Kristen Eveland

Kristen Eveland

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


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
500

8:30am

Google Form Add-ons
Limited Capacity seats available

We all hope technology will make our lives easier. With the form add ons you can change your hope into reality. Let me show you how to use a Google Form and new form add-ons to make your life a little easier!

 

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 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
351

8:30am

Graphite - a source for the best apps, games, and websites for the classroom.
Limited Capacity seats available

Graphite, by Common Sense Media is a curated site for reviews of the best apps, games, and websites. Find out what Graphite has to offer and how you can be a part of this thriving community.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Curtis

Victoria Curtis

Online/Blended LearningTeacher, Vista Visions Academy
Teacher, Vista Visions Academy, Vista, CA
DM

Donna Markey

Online/Blended Learning Teacher, Vista Visions Academy


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
511

8:30am

Hour of Code and Beyond
Limited Capacity filling up

Come learn about the Hour of Code, an initiative that introduces students to coding. Students cultivate skills involving system-based thinking, creative problem solving, art and aesthetics, writing and storytelling, and STEM. We will include some resources to go beyond the Hour of Code.

Speakers
avatar for Chia Grossmann

Chia Grossmann

Educational Technology Specialist, Escondido Union School District
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Scott Soucy

Education Techology Specialist


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
323

8:30am

How to Build a Digital Resource Team of Teachers and Students
Limited Capacity seats available

We will discuss how to create a team of teachers and a team of students on a school site who specialize in technology and who help build an innovative and creative technology setting in the school.

Speakers
KJ

Kirsten Josephson

Technology Coach, Mission Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
440

8:30am

Knocking it out of the Park: Redefining and Evaluating in a SAMRized Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

When stepping up to the tech plate, SAMR integration creates the perfect pitch. Previously inconceivable tasks get redefined to hit the edu-possibilities over the fence. Experience a line-up of tools, meaningful evaluation, and classroom activities you can take to your next at bat.

Speakers
avatar for Dena Glynn

Dena Glynn

4/5 Teacher, Tierra Bonita Elementary
I am currently a 4th/5th grade teacher at Tierra Bonita Elementary school who is passionate about all things ed. tech.This wasn’t always the case. Having worked in a 4th/5th grade classroom with 1:1 iPads for four years, I have witnessed the ability not only to empower students to take ownership of their learning but to redesign education as we know it. I adore sharing about transforming the classroom with technology and have been lucky enough... Read More →
EG

Evan Grant

4/5 Teacher, evanmichaelgrant@gmail.com


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
330

8:30am

Let Desmos Create Mathematical Thinking in Your Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore how and why Desmos is redefining the graphing calculator experience everywhere for both learners and educators. It's beautiful, it's online, and it's free.

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.


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
460

8:30am

Lights, Camera, Cognition: Synthesizing Learning in a 1:1 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Redefine learning in any curricular area with the integration of technology and storytelling while creating informative documentaries. Students write, gather, and present essential information in their own iMovie creation.

Speakers
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Norma Carter

Fourth and Fifth Grade Teacher, Tierra Bonita Elementary School
I am a wife, mother of a high schooler, and teacher of fourth and fifth graders (27 years!) at Tierra Bonita Elementary School in Poway, CA. We are an Apple Distinguished School with 1:1 iPad access and strive continually to ignite a passion and curiosity for learning in our students. I love creating lessons that utilize tools and methods that allow students to create and share multi-media presentations that are meaningful to them and content... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
360

8:30am

Twitter Chats - Tips and tools for getting the most out of a Twitter chat.
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to participate in Twitter chats, but don't know where to begin? This session will provide tips and tools for locating and navigating Twitter chats. Participants should have a Twitter account and know how to tweet to get the full benefits of the presentation.

Speakers
avatar for Carmen Restrepo

Carmen Restrepo

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


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
413

8:30am

Using Edmodo and Subtext to foster critical thinking about text.
Limited Capacity seats available

Edmodo and the Subtext app within this platform is becoming a powerful set of tools to encourage students to think critically and creatively about text; allowing them to analyze articles provided by the teacher and choose articles to add to their own library and share with their peers.

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 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
430

8:30am

What Do I Do with One iPad in a Kindergarten Classroom?
Limited Capacity seats available

What if you only have one ipad? Then what? Come and find out the myriad of activities and opportunities just one ipad can give to a kindergarten or first grade classroom.

Speakers
JK

Jaimie Knudson

Teacher, Cajon Park
Teacher, Cajon Park
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Erica Trafton

Kindergarten Teacher, Cajon Park
Teacher, Cajon Park


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
341

8:30am

What Does Student-Centered Learning Look Like?
Limited Capacity filling up

In a student-centered class, the teacher’s role is more that of facilitator than instructor. Students are active learners & problem-solvers who look to & learn from each other. We’ll look at activities that students can engage in independently or in groups to build both autonomy & collaboration.

Speakers
avatar for Courtney Browne

Courtney Browne

Principal, SDUSD
avatar for Laurel Rice

Laurel Rice

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, SDUSD


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 9:15am
410

8:30am

22 Ways to identify a 21 Century Common Core Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Want an overview of what a tech-integrated common core classroom? This fast paced hands-on presentation is filled with some of the best ways to integrate technology into a common core classroom of any level and helps you set some things up to use next week!

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 →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
311

8:30am

Beyond Editing: Using Googledocs for Student-led Revision Groups
Limited Capacity seats available

Using a protocol created by SDAWP, participants will use Googledocs to effectively manage and facilitate revision of writing across content areas. Specific lessons on format and structure will be shared along with strategies for training students to give and receive academic feedback.
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Speakers
avatar for Janet Ilko

Janet Ilko

ELD/Leadership Teacher, Cajon Valley Middle School
I am passionate about empowering middle school students to read and write about things they feel are important. The past two years have been spent focusing on long term English Learners, looking for projects and writing activities that spark their interest and help develop language for real life purposes. My goal is to use digital writing as a tool for student self expression. i am fellow in the San Diego Area Writing Project, and have been... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
510

8:30am

Bodacious Blogging: Be excellent to yourself. Get a blog started.
Limited Capacity seats available

Blogs are flexible tools for running your class, organizing your materials, sharing your discoveries, and inspiring your students. This session will cover some key blogging skills such as, adding links and images, scheduling posts in advance, posting via email and customizing your sidebar.

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 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
502

8:30am

Cool Coding for Kids
Limited Capacity seats available

Go from beginner to "Scratch-Master" in this hand-on workshop. Scratch is a free programming tool from MIT.

In this workshop, participants with no programming experience can create and share their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art using Scratch.

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 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
301

8:30am

Dynamic Math, Google Apps (and other Free Stuff)
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will show multiple ways of how to incorporate technology in the classroom for the four main representations of math (verbal, numerical, graphical, and algebraic). Tech will include Desmos, Geogebra, Google Docs/Sheets/Draw, gMath Add-on, and possibly more.

Speakers
avatar for Jedidiah Butler

Jedidiah Butler

TOSA - Tech, Perris Union High School District


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
300

8:30am

Evernote: Shoot, Share, Store, Speak & Snip Stuff You Can't with Google Docs
Limited Capacity seats available

Need something that can read handwriting, capture pictures, clip websites, record & dictate audio, keep attachments, search it all and even share publicly or privately?

Evernote can!

Learn how to capture, organize and find your stuff. Bring laptop, smartphone/tablet & clutter to eliminate.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Norris

Matt Norris

Teacher & Tech Coordinator, West Hills HS


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
501

8:30am

iPhoneography, Photography, and the Digital Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Mobile devices have democratized photography. This sessions will include a look at tips for taking better photos on your phone, a short photo walk, a walk through several apps, and a discussion on how photography can be integrated into any classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Stephen

Stephen

Middle School English Teacher, Anaheim Union High School District
I love living in suburbia and eating ice cream...I take pictures, too.... | | rushtheiceberg.com | | @rushtheiceberg on Twitter and Instagram
DM

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
302

8:30am

Lego Mindstorms Stirring up Curiosity and Creativity
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Lego Mindstorms are used in classrooms to engage students in critical thinking and collaborative problem solving. Participants will have the opportunity to work in pairs and program Lego Mindstorms robots. Bring your own laptop. No prior robotics experience needed.

Speakers
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Tonya Hendrix

Science Teacher, Rio Seco
Teacher, Rio Seco
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Youwen Ouyang

Professor of Computer science, CSU San Marcos


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
321

8:30am

The Art of Juggling Chainsaws - Google and the Common Core
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will interact with Common Core Anchor Standards with a focus on standards relating to technology integration. They will investigate and co-create (with facilitator) ways in which technology, particularly Google Apps, can transform student learning while meeting the common core.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffery Heil

Jeffery Heil

Digital Learning Innovator, SDCOE/JCCS
Jeff is a digital learning innovator for the San Diego County Office of Education, an adjunct professor of educational technology for California State University San Marcos, and a Google Certified Innovator and Education Trainer. His mission in life is to spread the love of technology as a tool to transform student learning across the globe. As a frequent conference presenter (CUE & ISTE) and featured speaker (EdTechTeam featured speaker and... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
310

8:30am

Unleashing the Creativity of Teachers & Students with iBooks Author
Limited Capacity seats available

iBooks Author is a FREE tool that educators and students are using to create their own personalized, interactive, engaging textbooks. In this workshop you will create an iBook with text, images, video, widgets and more. If you are bringing your own MacBook please have iBooks Author installed. MacBooks will also be available for use during the workshop.

Speakers
MB

Matt Baier

Dir of the Center for Innovation, Cathedral Catholic High School
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

7th Grade Math Teacher, San Diego City Schools
I am a passionate middle school math teacher who is always striving to integrate technology into my classroom. I love learning, teaching and more importantly being around like minded educators.


Saturday November 15, 2014 8:30am - 10:15am
303

9:30am

Inside A Student's Mind: Google Docs isn't enough. Let students help you learn.
Limited Capacity seats available

Students need a voice. Teachers need to encourage that voice by providing choice, opportunities, and audience. Forcing all students in to one tech container, like Google Drive, limits that voice. A HS student shares her ideas for engaging student voice through a variety of technology approaches.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Bockert

Alex Bockert

Student
I love to help teachers integrate technology into their classrooms and always encourage people to try new things. Currently my school is trying out our own online magazine, and it's super exciting!
avatar for Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer

Director, Educational Technology
After teaching in a 1:1 program that received national attention, Laura moved on to become an Ed Tech Director for a K-8 Apple Distinguished district. Her pride is transforming a low-performing, non-tech school in to a PBL, technology integrated school that received two Classroom of the Future awards and gained over 40 API points. A “Best of NECC” presenter, Laura has presented about digital learning around the country for multiple... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
Theater

9:30am

#YOURchat?! Leveraging Twitter for maximum PD!
Limited Capacity seats available

Create and join networks of other educators and organizations. Session leaders will explore how they began a local edchat. Discover the tools, tips and pitfalls to avoid in creating your own educational community on Twitter. Catch our beginners’ session before and expanded session after.

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!
JK

Joe Kemery

Teacher, Pride Academy


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
412

9:30am

Action Research Projects Engage Students and Give Them Real World Solutions
Limited Capacity filling up

Conducting Action Research Projects motivates learners to identify and solve problems and comes from within; providing students with autonomy, mastery and purpose over their own learning.

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 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
430

9:30am

Animations with Animoto and Voki
Limited Capacity seats available

See examples of how Animoto and Voki can be used to TEACH concepts and how students can PRESENT their knowledge and ideas. Get tips and tricks in creating effective animations and be ready to create your own!

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Curtis

Victoria Curtis

Online/Blended LearningTeacher, Vista Visions Academy
Teacher, Vista Visions Academy, Vista, CA
DM

Donna Markey

Online/Blended Learning Teacher, Vista Visions Academy


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
512

9:30am

Chrome: More than meets the eye... Tips, Tricks, Extensions & Apps
Limited Capacity full

Unlocking the power of the chrome browser we will explore the built in tools including multiple user, incognito, omnibar, and specific apps & extensions. For each aspect of chrome we will discuss how it can be used to benefit learning in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Bennett

Daniel Bennett

Science Teacher, Los Alamitos High School
Dan Bennett is an EdTech Coach and Science Teacher at Los Alamitos High School. He is also a Google Certified Teacher and Education Trainer. Within the classroom he has supported student learning in 1:1 iPad, chromebook and PC laptop environments. Beyond the classroom Dan provides professional development and support to teachers across his district and at conferences. Above all Dan’s passion is helping others discover new and more powerful ways... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
360

9:30am

Coding on iPads
Limited Capacity seats available

Have iPads in your classroom? Want to explore Computer Science concepts and coding with students? Learn how to to do just that with apps like: Kodable, Tynker, Hopscotch, Cargo Bot, and more. Attendees will be creating a project in Hopscotch and exploring other apps; please install apps.

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 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
500

9:30am

Do you Gooru?
Limited Capacity seats available

With Gooru the best free learning materials can be found, rated, remixed, and shared. Learn how to get started with Gooru to create personalized learning and measure your students’ engagement, comprehension, and progress across the collections and quizzes you’ve assigned to them.

Speakers
avatar for Leigh Murrell

Leigh Murrell

Technology Integration Specialist, San Diego County Office of Education
Leigh Murrell has her Masters in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. She has been an educational technology staff developer for over 8 years. She is currently a Instructional Technology Specialist at the San Diego County Office of Education. Prior to this, she worked as an Educational Technology Teacher at San Diego Unified School District, a large urban district with over 200 schools. Leigh directly supported 30 schools and... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
431

9:30am

Engaging Students in Learning Science through Mobile Apps and Free Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about tools, resources and lessons developed for mobile devices including iPADS/tablets, and laptops focusing on Next Generation Science Standards. Lessons developed through iQUEST and CyberQUEST, NSF funded projects, and a variety of innovative practices will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Stacey Campo

Stacey Campo

Digital specialist
I am a teacher educator who engages the teaching and learning process through the tools of technology
avatar for Katherine Hayden

Katherine Hayden

Professor, Cal State San Marcos
I work with teachers to identify interactive ways to integrate technology to support student learning. Grants include CyberQUEST, iQUEST and ACT. I am currently working in the following areas: STEM, Computational Thinking, and virtual learning.


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
341

9:30am

Google Docs Common Core Smack Down!
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Docs is an easy and effective way to implement Common Core reading and writing skills into your class. This session will cover document analysis, collaborative writing, research tools, and much more. Come see how to domoinate the Common Core by using Googe Docs.

Speakers
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Josh Reyes

Social Science Teacher, West HIlls High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
351

9:30am

Google Drive for Elementary Classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

My 2/3 students create, revise, and edit work with Google Drive. They write stories with classmates and correspond with parents with homework comments. I also use Google Drive to create and share resources. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to start using Google Drive in your classroom.

Speakers
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Trevor Mattea

2/3 Teacher, Stevenson PACT Elementary School


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
350

9:30am

Increase motivation and engagement by gamifying your curriculum.
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn why a growing number of educators are turning to a free WordPress plugin to re-energize their learning environments. Created by high school students over the past three years, Game On 2.0 is the tool many educators have been wishing for. To learn more, see http://bit.ly/GameOn20

Speakers
avatar for Mike Skocko

Mike Skocko

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


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
450

9:30am

ipods, Little Kids, and Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

Find out how we incorporated ipods into our daily language arts block for both students and the teacher. Learn great uses for ipods/ipads during guided reading, independent time, and writing. We will also show you how to incorporate Google forms to keep track of student progress.

Speakers
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Brenda Heil

teacher, Escondido Union School District
avatar for Mary Saavedra

Mary Saavedra

teacher, Felicita Elementary


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
340

9:30am

Makerspacing, Building, and Playing in Public Education
Limited Capacity seats available

There is much hype around the Maker ethic in education today. This session will be a discussion around the topic of creating a Maker Movement at the classroom, school, and district levels and the implications and effects on students and teachers in the Common Core Culture.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Rounds

Mark Rounds

Career AcademyTeacher, Monarch School


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
461

9:30am

Modeling real life with Math using video and other multi-media.
Limited Capacity seats available

"Meet some whole class on-line activities that will strengthen your students' number sense. Great web sites you can start using Monday.
Find out how students can begin to see the math in their surroundings. A camera, an interested teacher and some student problem solvers is all you need!"

Speakers
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Chris Harris

Math Teacher on Special Assignment, Escondido Union School District
I'm a second career teacher who taught middle school math for 15 years. For the last 4 years I have been a district level Math TOSA. I spent 2.5 years helping 4th and 5th grade teachers implement the new CA Math Standards and now I am working with 6-7-8 math teachers. I am obnoxiously excited about the not-so-new standards!!!
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Ted Kirkbride

Assistant Principal, Oak Hill Elementary School


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
460

9:30am

More Pretty, Less Boring - How to Fix Bad Slideshows
Limited Capacity seats available

As educators, administrators, and organizers, it's our role to relay information efficiently to groups.

So why does it always look so bad?

We’ll discuss common Presentation mistakes and discuss steps to Pretty Presentations that you can implement tomorrow.

We won't judge; we're here to improve.

Speakers
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Matt Vaudrey

EdTech Coach, Bonita USD
A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt is a recovering math teacher who dresses in costumes, plays loud music, and stands on desks: anything to make content meaningful for his students. In risk-taking, he either succeeds or fails grandly. In either case, Matt asks for input via Twitter, and fellow educators from across the state, the country, and the world influence his pedagogy. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
511

9:30am

Run, Run, As Fast As You Can! Common Core with PBL is in our Plan!
Limited Capacity seats available

Come discover how kindergarten and first grade classrooms can effectively use Common Core standards to guide project based learning into their curriculum. Student work and photos will be shared, along with suggestions for technology integration.

Speakers
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Megan Houfek

Kindergarten Teacher, PRIDE
Teacher, PRIDE Academy
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Meghan McMahon

Kindergarten Teacher, PRIDE Academy
Teacher, PRIDE


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
400

9:30am

Starting a Student Broadcast Program at the Elementary Level
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn from the trials and tribulations of a small district! What worked and what didn't as we rolled out the Ada Harris Student News with our 1-to-1 iPad adoption. See how to use your LMS as a hub and watch your sixth graders take off as broadcast journalists in the age of the Content Creators.

Speakers
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Mark Grisafe

EdTechTeacher, Ada Harris/ Cardiff School
Teaching and Technology!


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
440

9:30am

Think Different- iPads and Chromebooks are NOT the only way.
Limited Capacity seats available

Interested in providing your students with what they need from technology, without asking if there is an "app for that?" Tired of spending hours uploading and updating your iPads? Want to use all of those educational materials you have worked on for your entire career?


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
410

9:30am

Using Social Media to Support Teacher Development
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about how to incorporate social media in PD to enhance engagement. Discuss the pros and cons of social media in learning settings, as well as perspectives on repurposing social cyberspaces for academic activities.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa  Dabbs

Lisa Dabbs

Consultant, Teaching with Soul
At Teaching with Soul, I share my passion to support new & pre-service teachers. I served as a Federal Project Director for 5 years and Elementary Principal for 14 years in LA County. I'm a Resident Blogger and Social Media Marketing Support for Edutopia,org. I'm also a Corwin Press author! My book will be part of the Connected Educator Series at Corwin Press. Book launches for pre-order March 2015! My passion for supporting new & pre-service... Read More →
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Nicol Howard

Program Specialist, Santa Ana Unified School District
Nicol Howard, PhD is a dynamic, passionate educator, who has taught at the high school level (9th – 12th grades and Special Education) in the Compton Unified School District and grades K through 4 in the Corona-Norco Unified District and the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD). Nicol is a Program Specialist (Personalized/Blended Learning) in the Learning Innovation with Technology department at SAUSD. Dr. Howard is also an Adjunct... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
413

9:30am

What the FLIP?- resources for Flipping your classroom.
Limited Capacity seats available

In 2012 we Flipped our 7th grade science classrooms for the first time, and in that time have learned so much. In this session we will share with you the ways we use The Flip, our website and homework structure, tested video apps and samples, as well as students and parent survey data.

Speakers
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Chris Faist

Life Science Teacher
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Tracy McCabe

Life Science Teacher, Carmel Valley Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
323

9:30am

Writing in the 21st Century Classroom
Limited Capacity full

With the new Common Core Standards and the integration of technology, students are being asked to use various tools during the writing process. Come and find out how I use technology during writing to engage students and improve writing.

Speakers
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Kyra Bowers

Technology Coach, Felicita Elementary


Saturday November 15, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
331

10:30am

Keynote: "Nothing Else Matters"

Nothing Else Matters

What's the most important thing we want for our students? Find out how to integrate technology and creativity into the curriculum while still remembering what matters most about teaching and learning.

Learn more about Nicole at about.me/nicolead

Speakers


Saturday November 15, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Theater

11:30am

Student Showcase
Come visit the Student Showcase to see the innovative learning going on in classrooms around San Diego. Experience student created gamification, projects in English Language Arts, Video contests, programming and more! 

Moderators
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Julie Garcia

7th Grade Math Teacher, San Diego City Schools
I am a passionate middle school math teacher who is always striving to integrate technology into my classroom. I love learning, teaching and more importantly being around like minded educators.

Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:15pm
Media Center

11:30am

Lunch
Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Student Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - April Baker
Speakers
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April Baker

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
April Baker is a Digital Learning Coach for the Grossmont Union High School District, a former English teacher, and an online VPSS instructor for the San Diego County Office of Education. She is passionate about creating life-long learners and loves integrating technology into the classroom.


Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Joan Hanor
Speakers
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Joan Hanor

Professor Emerita, EducationalTechnology, CSU San Marcos
Come meet our CSUSM students during the noontime Student Showcase and see what they are learning as part of our Online Graduate Technology Courses.


Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Kim Buhler
Speakers

Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Leigh Murrell and Craig Leach
Speakers
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Craig Leach

San Diego County Office of Education
avatar for Leigh Murrell

Leigh Murrell

Technology Integration Specialist, San Diego County Office of Education
Leigh Murrell has her Masters in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. She has been an educational technology staff developer for over 8 years. She is currently a Instructional Technology Specialist at the San Diego County Office of Education. Prior to this, she worked as an Educational Technology Teacher at San Diego Unified School District, a large urban district with over 200 schools. Leigh directly supported 30 schools and... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Mike Skocko
Speakers
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Mike Skocko

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


Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Mrs. Garcia
Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Scott Moss
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 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

11:30am

Student Showcase - Tamara Whitney
Speakers
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Tamara Whitney

Video Production Teacher, Mission Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Media Center

12:45pm

How Real is Real Enough? Virtual and Augmented Reality for Learning.
Limited Capacity seats available

That QuickTime movie of a volcano you've used in science class may soon start looking flat, as VR and AR make their way into the mainstream. Prepare for a wave of hype but also for a wave of genuinely engaging and effective new learning tools. We'll overview what's here and what's coming and demonstrate Oculus Rift, Google's Cardboard, ARIS, and my 1955 Viewmaster.

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 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
Theater

12:45pm

#CAedchat Live
Limited Capacity seats available

Putting on a #CAedchat live for people to join and learn how Twitter chats work.

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 →
avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

Jo-Ann Fox

Learning Experience Designer, Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center
Jo-Ann is a teacher first, having taught in grades K-4. Currently, she is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Last year, Jo-Ann was a TOSA for EUSD tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes fostering the creative confidence in all students and helps students access content through STEAM learning, PBL, innovative use of... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
430

12:45pm

#KidsCanCode - Coding to Learn
Limited Capacity filling up

Kids can code at any age and have fun! We believe the earlier the better. Come & learn why computer programming is the new digital literacy all kids should learn. You will take away some computer & iPad applications that any teacher can use with students to introduce coding & ignite their interest.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Lee

Christina Lee

Manhattan Beach and Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
Christina Lee • #EdTech learner & supporter • Co-Founder @CoderDojoSB • Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.8 • Edmodo Support Ambassador • MBUSD Edmodo Administrator • MBUSD Google Apps for Education Administrator • MBUSD LEA Secondary Coordinator
avatar for Jeanne Reed

Jeanne Reed

Educational Technologist, Manhattan Beach Unified School District
Jeanne is an enthusiastic high-energy educator who spent three years as a computer lab specialist teaching K-5 students and currently is an Educational Technologist consulting for the Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD). Jeanne shares a passion for comprehensive integration of technology to promote excellence and support transformational change throughout the instructional PreK-12 environment. She holds a B.S. in Electrical... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
500

12:45pm

Augment Your Writing Program with Augmented Reality!
Limited Capacity seats available

Engage your students and augment their writing using this fascinating new technology. Learn how to use moving pictures as writing prompts, and learn how student-created augmented projects blend writing with the 4 Cs and Common Core. You'll walk away with ideas your students will love!

Speakers
avatar for Katy Hammack

Katy Hammack

Curriculum Resource Teacher, PRIDE Academy
This is my 29th year teaching for the Santee School District. I am passionate about using technology in ways that will engage and motivate my students. For the past four years I have taught with 1:1 iPads and iPod Touches. This year, I am one of four curriculum resource teachers for the Santee School District. | | Besides teaching second and third grade at PRIDE Academy, I teach graduate level online courses for Grand Canyon University.


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
341

12:45pm

Capture It!
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn the tools needed to create screencasts for their students, the tools and options for posting and finally best practices for sharing.

Each will produce, record and share a short screencast.

Speakers
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Stacey Campo

Digital specialist
I am a teacher educator who engages the teaching and learning process through the tools of technology


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
331

12:45pm

Celebrating the Process through Feedback
Limited Capacity seats available

Feedback is essential to maximize learning. Create feedback opportunities using 3 methods: Using a differentiated google form for student to student and teacher to student feedback, utilizing Snagit to create annotated images or video feedback, and giving voice comments through the Kaizena app.

Speakers
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Daniel Bennett

Science Teacher, Los Alamitos High School
Dan Bennett is an EdTech Coach and Science Teacher at Los Alamitos High School. He is also a Google Certified Teacher and Education Trainer. Within the classroom he has supported student learning in 1:1 iPad, chromebook and PC laptop environments. Beyond the classroom Dan provides professional development and support to teachers across his district and at conferences. Above all Dan’s passion is helping others discover new and more powerful ways... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
360

12:45pm

Chromando Training Part Deux: More Chrome Apps & Extensions
Limited Capacity filling up

Unleash the power of Google Chrome with Chrome Apps and Extensions. Block any ad, improve searches, clear browser history, customize YouTube videos, share desktop screens, create screencasts, create QR codes, save items to Google Drive, leave voice comments on student work, and so much more.

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 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
400

12:45pm

Communicating with Digital Natives: Twitter in education
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session I would like to share my research collected in 2010 that found significant data to prove that students who followed me on Twitter did better on standardized tests and overall grades in my 8th grade science class.

Speakers
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Corey Bess

Assistant Principal, Diegueno Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
413

12:45pm

Cool Tools: What Students Can Actually Do in a 1:1 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Session will share different tools that can be used in a 1:1 classroom, including a variety of student work samples. Tools are not subject-specific, but the samples shown are from 10-12 Social Studies classes. Some of the tools are iOs-based, but there are also platform-agnostic tools.

Speakers
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Melissa Padgett

Social Science Department Chair/Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
323

12:45pm

Engaging Learners in Science Through Simulations and Digital Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Science lessons utilize free digital resources and simulations to support student learning through engaging inquiry based activities. These free Web based lessons from a National Science Foundation project at CSUSM will be shared and tools will be demonstrated by classroom teachers.

Speakers
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Katherine Hayden

Professor, Cal State San Marcos
I work with teachers to identify interactive ways to integrate technology to support student learning. Grants include CyberQUEST, iQUEST and ACT. I am currently working in the following areas: STEM, Computational Thinking, and virtual learning.
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Tonya Hendrix

Science Teacher, Rio Seco
Teacher, Rio Seco


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
450

12:45pm

Explore the Sea of Liberty with Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello!
Limited Capacity seats available

Monticello’s websites for teachers contain innovative and free tools for teaching the power of Thomas Jefferson’s ideas. This interactive session highlights the resources available on the Monticello Classroom (classroom.monticello.org) and the Sea of Liberty websites (seaofliberty.org).

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 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
511

12:45pm

Getting Googly
Limited Capacity filling up

We’ll cover practical ways to integrate the Google Tools that you're not (yet) using into your classroom: Google Voice, Google Draw, Advanced Search, Conditional Formatting, Docs Story Builder, YouTube Safety, etc.

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Wislocki

Brandon Wislocki

Teacher, Stonegate Elementary
Brandon Wislocki is in his 9th year as an educator, currently teaching 5th grade at Stonegate Elementary in Irvine, CA. On top of being a classroom teacher, he has also been a Technology Integration specialist and an Elementary Teaching Assistant Principal. Brandon was awarded with the 2014 OCCUE Outstanding Emerging Educator Award, has a Leading Edge Certificate and became a Google Certified Teacher in 2012. Brandon is also the current OCCUE... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
350

12:45pm

How to Become a Google Search Ninja. . . (A lesson in the obvious?)
Limited Capacity filling up

What if I told you that I could transform your life using only the power of Google search? Give me 45 minutes to show you how to unlock the power of Google Search to transform the way you interact with information on the Internet and how to teach students to become amazing search ninjas!

Speakers
avatar for Jeffery Heil

Jeffery Heil

Digital Learning Innovator, SDCOE/JCCS
Jeff is a digital learning innovator for the San Diego County Office of Education, an adjunct professor of educational technology for California State University San Marcos, and a Google Certified Innovator and Education Trainer. His mission in life is to spread the love of technology as a tool to transform student learning across the globe. As a frequent conference presenter (CUE & ISTE) and featured speaker (EdTechTeam featured speaker and... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
330

12:45pm

I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen for Green Screen
Limited Capacity filling up

Come and learn how EASY it is to use Green Screen in your elementary classroom using the ipad! Examples will be provided as well time to try the ideas out during the session time. Please download the Green Screen by Do Ink app ($2.99) before the conference.

Speakers
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Jennifer Wagner

Teacher, CCM
Jennifer Wagner currently teaches at a private Christian School in Murrieta, CA working primarily with K6 students in the computer lab.   In her spare time, she hosts online projects at ProjectsByJen.com and is ALWAYS encouraging teachers to be creative, to try new ideas, and enjoy teaching!


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
904

12:45pm

Infographics: Digital storytelling for Non- fiction!
Limited Capacity full

What makes an infographic powerful and meaningful? How does this impact your students' learning? Explore a free resources for creating infographics. Plus, its all common-corey, and stuff. Do it Monday in ANY subject!

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!
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Gilly Ryan

Teacher, PRIDE Academy
I teach 6th graders at PRIDE Academy in Santee. I love being part of a learning enviroment where I get to witness kids learning and exploring the world around them.


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
412

12:45pm

Leadership in a Blended Learning Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Provide insight into key areas of developing a 1:1 strategy, the leadership role of the teacher in the overall execution of the strategy. Understanding the dynamics of the students and methodology of developing a high performing team.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer

Director, Educational Technology
After teaching in a 1:1 program that received national attention, Laura moved on to become an Ed Tech Director for a K-8 Apple Distinguished district. Her pride is transforming a low-performing, non-tech school in to a PBL, technology integrated school that received two Classroom of the Future awards and gained over 40 API points. A “Best of NECC” presenter, Laura has presented about digital learning around the country for multiple... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
340

12:45pm

Learn about Blackboard Learn Not Your Average LMS
Limited Capacity seats available

Blackboard Learn Version 9.1 is a powerful learning management system (LMS) that has been upgraded to meet the needs of K-20 education. Social media, YouTube, Wikis, and more wow.

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Professor of EdTech, National University
I am passionate about connecting the digital dots with new technologies and learning theory. I love friends and colleagues who have consistently pushed, innovated, schmoozed, and created their own digital dots. Techno-Innovators such as Peter Reynolds, Barbara Bray, David and Norma Thornburg, Sara Armstrong, Roger Wagner, Gary Stager, Colleagues Dee Fabry & Valerie Amber, Fablevision Friends, CUE Board Members, Robert Craven, Ken Shelton, San... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
512

12:45pm

Microsoft’s ConnectED Initiative: Our $1 Billion Investment into US Education
Learn more about Microsoft's CCSS/SBAC relevant tools and resources from our joint announcement with the White House. Experience a live demonstration of our REALLY COOL video game development, math, science and collaboration tools. Also, find out if you qualify for 5 free copies of Microsoft Office!

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Kim

Kevin Kim

Academic Account Manager, Microsoft


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
501

12:45pm

Paper-less Science!
Limited Capacity seats available

How to incorporate technology into your science classroom to use less paper with the goal of moving past using technology to simply do what we have done before and start allowing students to integrate it into their learning process.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Rachael Tarshes

Dr. Rachael Tarshes

Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
Dr. Tarshes teaches 8th grade science at Mann Middle. Previous to coming to the district in 2008, she taught in Seattle, New York City, and China. She has her EdD in Instructional Leadership and is a NBST.


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
460

12:45pm

Productive, Purposeful Programming: The Hows and Whys of Student Programming
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore tools and techniques for student programming. Students awill be empowered to create games, stories and animations. They use problem-solving skills and can express themselves in new ways.

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 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
461

12:45pm

The Google Classroom of the Future
Limited Capacity full

For any Google Apps school district, Google Classroom is the new must have tool. Classroom allows teachers to share and collect assignments. This session will go through the workflow of Classroom and provide resources for teachers wanting to use this exciting new tool with their students.

Speakers
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Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
351

12:45pm

Three Great Add-ons for GAFE
Limited Capacity seats available

Using Google Apps with students has gotten much easier since the introduction of Add-ons. I’ll share with you three Add-ons (Doctopus, Flubaroo, and gMath) that are easy to use, popular with students and teachers, and greatly increase the utility of Google Docs.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Fairchild

Kevin Fairchild

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Saddleback Valley USD
I was a high school science teacher, then a ToSA for Technology and Learning, and now work as Instructional Technology Coordinator in Saddleback Valley USD. I am also an organizer of EdCamp San Diego and a board member of San Diego CUE. I have presented at CUE National, Fall CUE, CUE Affiliate Tech Fairs, EdTechTeam GAFE Summits, and eLearning Strategies Symposium.


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
431

12:45pm

Time To Play...With The PSA (Public Service Announcements)
Limited Capacity seats available

Public Service Announcements are the perfect way to get your students to use their critical thinking skills while they dive into pertinent information and explore a meaningful call to action. This persuasive video can be created for any core subject.

Speakers
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Tamara Whitney

Video Production Teacher, Mission Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 1:30pm
410

12:45pm

A Day in the Life of a 1-1 Math Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Using an iPad, enroll in a sample iTunes U high school math course. Learn how to push notes out to your students using the Notability App, collect work using the Google Drive App, create screencasts using the Educreations App, enhance worksheets using the ThingLink App, and share student work.

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Katie Linn

Math Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
321

12:45pm

Creating Audio Books to Support Readers In/Out of Class
Limited Capacity seats available

Creating audio books through Garage Band and iMovie can give your students the support at home they would receive in class. Learn how to record on Garageband, mix background music & pictures on iMovie, and publish your track to YouTube. Lastly, we'll create a playlist of the chapters of your book.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Garcia

Chris Garcia

6th Grade Teacher, Chula Vista Elementary School District
I'm Chris Garcia and I'm honored to be teaching some of the brightest and most creative minds (I'll always say that about my classes) in Chula Vista. I love everything about the 21st century, from collaborating, digital literacy, to every tech gadget that exists. More important, I'm interest in giving students access to opportunities for deeper learning. Whatever level my students are at, I want them to push harder and think outside the box. I... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
502

12:45pm

Infographics: Research Projects Students won't Dread
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn more about using infographics in your classroom or technology lab. Assign rigorous research projects that inspire critical thinking, creative communication, and opportunities for collaboration.

Help students to create a solid digital portfolio.

Speakers
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Janice Gilmore-See

District Librarian


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
510

12:45pm

Integrating Technology Into the Common Core Standards
Limited Capacity seats available

Technology is all over the Common Core! This session will cover an introduction to the ELA and Literacy CCSS K-12 standards. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore FREE resources hands-on and will walk away with a completed project that demonstrates their learning.

Speakers
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Krystle Miller

Educational Technology Specialist, Escondido Union School District
Krystle Miller is a National Board Certified teacher with a MA in Teaching. She works as an Educational Technology Specialist focusing on the Common Core State Standards, STEM, professional development, and integrating technology for her K-8 district. She also worked as a Technology Integration Specialist at a 1:1 iPod school and as a 6-8 Social Studies, Science, and ELD teacher. Krystle is heavily involved in coordinating professional... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
310

12:45pm

Interactive Stories, Games, and Animations using Scratch
Limited Capacity seats available

Create your first animation in 10 minutes and explore how Scratch makes it fun and engaging for students to work with open-ended problem solving activities. No programming experience? No problem! The workshop will share many resources available for educators and students.

Speakers
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Youwen Ouyang

Professor of Computer science, CSU San Marcos


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
301

12:45pm

La Cucina Matematica - Tasty Math Lessons
Limited Capacity seats available

In our session, you will be exploring a myriad of ways that you can spice up any math lesson with the infusion of meaningful math and technology. Join us as we go through our experiences to help enhance yours!

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Technology Coach, CJUHSD
Helping other people realize that they are awesome. | John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work. | He co-founded and moderates #CAedchat... Read More →
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Matt Vaudrey

EdTech Coach, Bonita USD
A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt is a recovering math teacher who dresses in costumes, plays loud music, and stands on desks: anything to make content meaningful for his students. In risk-taking, he either succeeds or fails grandly. In either case, Matt asks for input via Twitter, and fellow educators from across the state, the country, and the world influence his pedagogy. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
300

12:45pm

Now you can build iTunes U courses on your iPad!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to create your own iTunes U course with an iPad. We will explore the wide variety of resource types avaialble and discuss best practices for course creation. We will also exampine best practices as well as tips and tricks. This is a hands on session. iPads available for use during the workshop.

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Matt Baier

Dir of the Center for Innovation, Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
303

12:45pm

Teaching and Learning Systems Thinking through Game Design
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use video game design as a context for teaching children systems thinking. Participants will create a game that models predator-prey using Gamestar Mechanic.

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Sinem Siyahhan

Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
311

12:45pm

Video Production Starting with the iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

This session gives an overview of the video production process via the abilities of the iPad. With an iPad you can shoot, edit, add special effects, and publish a finished video. You can also use only it a camera, export a rough cut, then edit on a fuller capacity computer.

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Todd Mattox

Educational Technology Specialist, Teacher on Special Assignment
Educational Technology Specialist, Escondido Union School District


Saturday November 15, 2014 12:45pm - 2:30pm
302

1:45pm

Google Certified Teacher Panel
Limited Capacity seats available

Local Google Certified Teachers will share the latest and greatest tips, tricks, and tools for Google Apps and other Googly Things. Thse fast-paced micro presentations will enlighten and inspire.

Moderators
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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 →

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Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Theater

1:45pm

Adventures in Augmented Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

What is this new technology? What does it look like in the classroom? How can your students create with it? Join us to see examples of Augmented Reality and walk away with ideas you can implement with students on Monday!

Speakers
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Kristen Eveland

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

Curriculum Resource Teacher, PRIDE Academy
This is my 29th year teaching for the Santee School District. I am passionate about using technology in ways that will engage and motivate my students. For the past four years I have taught with 1:1 iPads and iPod Touches. This year, I am one of four curriculum resource teachers for the Santee School District. | | Besides teaching second and third grade at PRIDE Academy, I teach graduate level online courses for Grand Canyon University.


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
341

1:45pm

Beyond the Newsletter - Practical Ways to Strengthen School-Home Communication Using Technology
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how teachers and administrators can use technology to go beyond the paper newsletter to engage families and provide parents and students a 24/7 window into the classroom and school. Acquire practical ideas you can use on Monday!

Speakers
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Brent Coley

Elementary 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 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
410

1:45pm

Classroom Management in the 1:1 Environment
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers with 3 years experience teaching in a 1:1 classroom share insight, tips and strategies for managing student behavior with devices.

Speakers
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Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am passionate about teaching and technology. I currently teach American Sign Language at Cathedral Catholic High School. Previously I taught in a multiple subject classroom for San Diego City Schools for 12 years. I started teaching 1 to 1 about 3 years ago and fell in love with 1 to 1 and helping others to see the joy in it as well! I am excited to share with you some of the things I've learned.
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Melissa Padgett

Social Science Department Chair/Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
330

1:45pm

Designing Projects to Publish to iTunes
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will focus on how to design projects with the end goal of getting the student work published to iTunes. Participants will be given resources to take them through the process of submitting Epubs to iTunes for publication.

Speakers
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Tom Nusser

Science Teacher, Innovation Middle School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
340

1:45pm

Digital Photography for Elementary Students
Limited Capacity seats available

My 2/3 students document school experiences with a digital camera to share them online. I also use several free or inexpensive apps to create artwork my classroom. Please join me for a hands-on tutorial on how to start using a classroom camera, share pictures and videos, and use related apps.

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Trevor Mattea

2/3 Teacher, Stevenson PACT Elementary School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
512

1:45pm

Fall into the Maker Movement: Supporting Teachers in the Process
Limited Capacity seats available

The Maker Movement allows students to walk away with tools connected to their content and valuable for use outside the classroom. Participants will engage in a meaningful dialogue about supporting teachers in the process of developing/implementing this project-based teaching style.

Speakers
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Lisa Dabbs

Consultant, Teaching with Soul
At Teaching with Soul, I share my passion to support new & pre-service teachers. I served as a Federal Project Director for 5 years and Elementary Principal for 14 years in LA County. I'm a Resident Blogger and Social Media Marketing Support for Edutopia,org. I'm also a Corwin Press author! My book will be part of the Connected Educator Series at Corwin Press. Book launches for pre-order March 2015! My passion for supporting new & pre-service... Read More →
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Nicol Howard

Program Specialist, Santa Ana Unified School District
Nicol Howard, PhD is a dynamic, passionate educator, who has taught at the high school level (9th – 12th grades and Special Education) in the Compton Unified School District and grades K through 4 in the Corona-Norco Unified District and the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD). Nicol is a Program Specialist (Personalized/Blended Learning) in the Learning Innovation with Technology department at SAUSD. Dr. Howard is also an Adjunct... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
500

1:45pm

Google Apps in a World Language Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Session will showcase 4-5 assignments that integrate the use of technology in a World Language classroom (Spanish).

Speakers
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Michael Falconer

World Languages Teacher (Spanish), Santana High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
360

1:45pm

Google Sites with Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Sites is where all of the Google Apps for Education come together. This session will show you how to successfully use Google Sites with your students. You will learn how your students can create digital portfolios and why Google Sites is a excellent tool for group projects.

Speakers
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Jarrod Carman

Teacher, West Hills High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
351

1:45pm

If a Picture is worth 1,000 words a Simulation is worth 1,000,000!!
Limited Capacity seats available

Sweetwater UHSD adopted Gizmos for all Middle School students to supplement NGSS programs using their iPads in a 1:1 initiative. Gizmos help students develop deep conceptual understanding. SUHSD teachers are using Gizmo simulations and iPads to tools integrate “wet” labs and digital simulations.

Speakers
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Melanie Brown

Teacher, Sweet Water Schools
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Eileen Salsman

ExploreLearning
I represent two award winning products Gizmos - highly interactive online simulations in math and science - aligned to Common Core and NGSS, and Reflex the Brain based Math Fact Fluency program. We have teacher grants available until Feb 7. Apply by following the link below: https://info.explorelearning.com/reflex-grants.html


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
450

1:45pm

Literature Circle Blogs: Reading, Writing, and Collaboration!
Limited Capacity full

Literature Circle Blogs put a 21st century twist on an old classic. Through this group blogging project, students read, write and collaborate with their peers, creating digital conversations about literature.

Speakers
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April Baker

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
April Baker is a Digital Learning Coach for the Grossmont Union High School District, a former English teacher, and an online VPSS instructor for the San Diego County Office of Education. She is passionate about creating life-long learners and loves integrating technology into the classroom.


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
350

1:45pm

Microsoft’s ConnectED Initiative: Our $1 Billion Investment into US Education
Learn more about Microsoft's CCSS/SBAC relevant tools and resources from our joint announcement with the White House. Experience a live demonstration of our REALLY COOL video game development, math, science and collaboration tools. Also, find out if you qualify for 5 free copies of Microsoft Office!

Speakers
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Kevin Kim

Academic Account Manager, Microsoft


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
440

1:45pm

Mobilize Classroom Content with Roovy
Limited Capacity seats available

See how classroom teachers are saving time using Roovy to review student digital media assignments. Roovy is a new way to share all types of content - Google docs, photos, video, PowerPoint, Word and more - within a protected school community. 

Speakers

Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
501

1:45pm

R You Ready for Common Core Statistics?
Limited Capacity seats available

R is a free statistics software program. Participants will learn basic functionality of R, how to create various types of graphs for classroom use, and how to perform simulations with R as delineated by the Common Core Standards. If possible, download R before the session! (www.r-project.org)

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Jeff Eicher

High School Math Teacher, Classical Academy High School


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
460

1:45pm

Tech Tools 4U: Google Classroom Preview
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will focus on introducing participants to the functionality and teacher/student interface of Google Classroom as a communication, content delivery, and content creation platform.

Speakers
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Joseph Hotchkiss

Systems Applications Engineer, King-Chavez Public Schools
I am a member of the King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools' Technology Department. Even though I am a capable computer technician, my bread and butter is programming. Specifically, Google Apps Script. Have you heard of Flubaroo? No, I didn't make it, but I do make tools similar and using the same programming language for our Organization. It is my job to make Google App/Drive even easier and automatic for our users. | | On another note, I am... Read More →
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Carlos Salazar

Educational Technology Specialist, King-Chavez Public Schools
I'm the Educational Technology Specialist or 'Tech Coach' for King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools. I have been working in the technology field of education for 2 year, and prior to this I was in the classroom teaching Algebra with a Technology emphasis. My teaching and edtech experience have enabled me to have a better understanding in the area of technology integration in the classroom. Let's talk tech!


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
400

2:45pm

Drawings - Must Be Present to Win!
Will you win one (or more) of today's drawings? Join us out in the Student Center to find out!

Saturday November 15, 2014 2:45pm - 3:15pm
Student Center