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Workshop - 1 hr 45 min hands-on BYOD [clear filter]
Saturday, November 15
 

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... 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
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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... 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, San Diego Unified School District / 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 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   @scotthmoss

Scott Moss @scotthmoss

Instructional Technology Outreach Coordinator, Los Angeles County Office of Education
I have worked in public education for 30 years and in higher education for 20 years. I work as an Instructional Technology Outreach Consultant for the Los Angeles County Office of Education. I've taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels. I have had educational management... Read More →


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

Tech TOSA, Perris Union High School District
Jedidiah Butler has taught nearly every math course and grade for the secondary classroom, where he incorporated 1:1 technology. Throughout his career, he's been dynamically leading, facilitating, and supporting teachers and students. Jed now innovates with Perris Union High School... Read More →


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
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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

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

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
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Matt Baier

Dir of the Center for Innovation, Cathedral Catholic High School
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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 8:30am - 10:15am
303

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.

Speakers
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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... Read More →


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

12:45pm

Infographics: Research Projects Students won't Dread
Limited Capacity seats available

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
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... 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

John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.
avatar for Matt Vaudrey

Matt Vaudrey

A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt brings risk-taking to the forefront of the classroom. His students — kids and adults — build confidence and motivation by taking risks in a safe environment where failure is cheap. 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.

Speakers
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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.

Speakers
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Sinem Siyahhan

Faculty, California State University, San Marcos
Sinem Siyahhan is Associate Director of the CSUSM Center for Research and Engagement in STEM Education. She is an Associate Professor of Educational Technology and Learning Sciences, and a core faculty member in the Educational Leadership Joint Doctoral Program at California State... Read More →


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.

Speakers
avatar for Todd Mattox

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