Welcome to the schedule for SDCUE Tech Fair 2014!
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Saturday, November 15


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.

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Kirsten Josephson

Middle School Art Teacher, Escondido Union School District
Visual Art

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


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.


Tonya Hendrix

Science Teacher, Rio Seco
Teacher, Rio Seco

Youwen Ouyang

Professor of Computer science, CSU San Marcos

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


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.

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Mark Rounds

Career AcademyTeacher, Monarch School
Mark Rounds teaches for San Diego Juvenile Court and Community Schools at The Monarch School, a public K-12 serving the homeless population in downtown San Diego. He is lead teacher in the CTE Academy, building a deeper learning methodology and environment for at-risk teens, striving... Read More →

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


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.


Youwen Ouyang

Professor of Computer science, CSU San Marcos

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


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.

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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... 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... Read More →

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