Welcome to the schedule for SDCUE Tech Fair 2014!
You can take a look at the session offerings and mark the ones you are interested in attending.  
Keep in mind, that adding a session to your schedule here DOES NOT guarantee your spot in that session. On the day of the event, participants will be admitted to sessions on a first come, first served basis. 

Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone or calendar.

Featured Speaker [clear filter]
Saturday, November 15


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!

avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

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 8:30am - 9:15am


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.

avatar for Alex Bockert

Alex Bockert

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... Read More →

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


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! 

avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

Program Manager, San Diego Unified School District
Julie Garcia has served 20 years as a math teacher and technology advocate for San Diego Unified School District implementing various technology based initiatives and instructional models while adhering to state standards. She recently served as a technology resource teacher where... Read More →

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


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.

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


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.

avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High
Jen Roberts is a high school English teacher, a Google Certified Innovator, and the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. She is also adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego where she teaches pre-service teachers about learning and technology... Read More →


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