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Saturday, November 15
 

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

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
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Kirsten Josephson

Middle School Art Teacher, Escondido Union School District
Visual Art


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

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
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Carmen Restrepo

Principal, Cajon Valley Union School District
My passion includes technology integration, instructional design and online learning. My research focuses on the integration of mobile technologies in the educational setting. I have over 21 years educational experience in both the K-12 and higher education systems.


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
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Stacy Roberts

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District, Cajon Park School
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 passionate about writing as an art form to convey powerful... Read More →


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

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
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Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology
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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


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

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
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Tiffani Brown

Vice Principal, Santee School District
@SanteeSchDist, JH Teacher, SDCUE VP, Jet Setter, Google Trainer, Edtech Jedi, let's talk about Star Wars.
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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 seats available

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
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Stacy Roberts

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District, Cajon Park School
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 passionate about writing as an art form to convey powerful... Read More →


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

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

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
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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 9:30am - 10:15am
413

12:45pm

#CAedchat Live
Limited Capacity seats available

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

Speakers
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Ryan Archer

Ed Tech, Science and CAASPP Coordinator, San Marco Unified School District
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... Read More →
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Jo-Ann Fox

Instructional Coach, Escondido Union School District
Jo-Ann is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Jo-Ann was tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes the development of creative confidence in all students and... Read More →


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

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

I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen for Green Screen
Limited Capacity seats available

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... Read More →


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

1:45pm

Beyond the Newsletter - Practical Ways to Strengthen School-Home Communication Using Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

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

Principal, Alta Murrieta Elementary School
Brent Coley began his career in education in 1996, teaching 4th and 5th grade for 15 years before transitioning into administration. He is currently the principal of Alta Murrieta Elementary in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District in Southern California. He has a passion for... Read More →


Saturday November 15, 2014 1:45pm - 2:30pm
410

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.

Speakers
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Trevor Mattea

2/3 Teacher, Stevenson PACT Elementary School


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

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
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Barak Smith

Photography Teacher, Escondido Union High School District


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