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Saturday, November 7
 

7:15am

Registration
Check-in, customize name-tag, photo booth fun and grab a snack

Saturday November 7, 2015 7:15am - 8:30am
Student Center

7:30am

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 7:30am - 8:30am
Media Center

8:00am

First-timers Orientation
Get up to speed on navigating the SDCUE Tech Fair

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:00am - 8:15am
Student Center

8:30am

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Media Center

8:30am

Apps, Extensions, and Add-ons: Take your Google Experience into Hyperdrive!
Google has a fantastic suite of apps that help with many needs we encounter. But what about those things Google may not have included? We explore how using Google extensions and add-ons help take those Apps to the next level. Focus will be in Google Docs, Spreadsheets,Forms and Chrome Browser.

Speakers
avatar for Joseph Kemery

Joseph Kemery

teacher, PRIDE Academy - Santee School District
4/5 teacher from the Santee School District. I'm an avid reader. I love finding new and exciting ways to infuse technology and PBL throughout my school day.
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Tina Schipke

4/5 combo, PRIDE Academy
Teacher, PRIDE


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 461

8:30am

Awesome Formative Assessments
Easy to create formative assessments with Google Forms, GoFormative, Thinglink, Kahoot!, Padlet, Lino it, and Socrative. You will learn to create interactive PDF formative assessments, add questions to videos and much more.

Speakers
avatar for Claudja Van Orden

Claudja Van Orden

Teacher, Challenger Middle School
I have been using technology in my classroom for 17 years and I am very passionate about it. I am always looking for different web tools that can enhance my teaching and engage my students. This last summer I was a camper at the La Jolla Rock Star Camp and had a blast; soon after that I completed the Leading Edge Certification class and received a LEC Certification. I have a paperless classroom and I love Google.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 460

8:30am

Bring Your Classroom to Life with Augmented Reality!
Have you heard of Augmented Reality (AR), but don’t know where to start? With AR, you can hold the earth in your hand, let a dragon sit on your shoulder, or enjoy a 360-degree view of a cockpit. This session will cover different AR apps and ideas to integrate AR into the curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Hansen

Christine Hansen

Teacher, Rincon Middle School
10 years teaching math. 1:1 iPads. National Board candidate in math. Whovian.



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 400

8:30am

Building a Culture of Innovation
Classroom innovation does not come easily. It takes an environment that is is both top down and bottom up. It requires tension, risk-taking, and support. This session uses the GUHSDtech Ninja program as an example program that promoted creativity and collaboration in and out of the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology, Grossmont Union High School District
Dan is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Grossmont Union High School District. He spent 18 years in the classroom as a history and photography teacher at West Hills HS. In 2008, he was selected as a district teacher of the year. Dan serves as an educational technology leader in his district and around the country. Additionally, he teaches in the Learning, Design and Technology department at San Diego State University.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 430

8:30am

Coding for Educators
This workshop introduces educators to exciting ways to introduce computer coding to K-12 students, including multiple resources. Educators are encouraged to apply the knowledge gained to develop lesson plans to be implemented in their classrooms.



Speakers
avatar for Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans

Adjunct Professor, California State University San Marcos
Matthew Evans, M.Ed with a focus on Educational Technology, authorized Google Education Trainer, is an experienced educator, currently teaching technology to high school students in Carlsbad, CA. Matthew’s emphasis in his classroom is teaching technological skills that students can use as they enter the workforce. He has served as an Educational Technology Specialist, coordinated, developed curriculum and led professional development... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 330

8:30am

Crack Your Egg!
Learn how to crack your Twitter egg by creating (or updating) a Twitter account, learning tweeting basics, following edtech leaders, and utilizing TweetDeck to manage multiple feeds. Then, choose between practicing an edchat, connecting to other social media, or growing your PLN.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Priester

Natalie Priester

Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Natalie Priester wants to help teachers balance digital and face-to-face interactions, which is the focus of her current Google Innovator project titled Teachers vs Zombies. Natalie currently teaches English at Pinacate Middle School in Perris Union High School District. Prior to relocating, she taught English 9 and 10 and Yearbook at San Pasqual Academy, a residential high school for foster youth which is part of the San Diego County Office of... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 361

8:30am

Developing School Value With Tech Integration
In a competition driven educational market place, teachers and principals have more pressure to present the value of a school in both the public and private setting. This presentation will review how to increase the value of a school with tech and engage its stakeholders in a more significant way.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Cordes

Matthew Cordes

Associate Director of Schools, Diocese of San Diego
Currently working with Leadership Development, Innovation, and Assessment.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 440

8:30am

Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists: Apps, Data, and the Outdoors
Students participate with scientists and other observers in Citizen Science-based research projects by collecting and entering data about plants, birds, insects, weather, and astronomy. Educators can use online programs and smartphone apps that can enhance learning in and out of the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Su Scott

Su Scott

Conference Chair, SDSEC


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 350

8:30am

Google Classroom: Getting Started and Lessons Learned
Are you thinking about using Google Classroom? During this session, I will go over how to set up Google Classroom for your students. I will also talk about some new features that have recently been added and share what I learned while using Google Classroom this past year.

Speakers


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 321

8:30am

Google Drawings to Create Customized Classroom Resources
Google Drawings is an amazingly flexible tool. We'll look at how to use it to create graphic organizers, math manipulatives, comic storyboards, posters, and annotated maps/images.

Speakers
avatar for Adina Sullivan

Adina Sullivan

Ed Tech Coordinator, San Marcos Unified School District
Educational Technology Coordinator for San Marcos Unified School District, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, CUE Communications Committee, former SDCUE Board Member, Leading Edge Certification Instructor, Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Certified Trainer, CUE Rockstar Teacher Faculty, and EdcampSD Organizer.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 322

8:30am

Google Drive for Elementary Classrooms
My students create, revise, and edit assignments and independent projects with Google Drive. They can access their work anywhere and share it with anyone. They write stories with their classmates and correspond with parents through homework comments. I also use Google Drive to create resources.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Mattea

Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 320

8:30am

Infographics as Creative Assessment
In this session, participants will use infographic software to create an original digital project that they can take back to their class on Monday!

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Amy Sohaey

Technology Teacher, 5th/7th Math, The Nativity School


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 351

8:30am

Literature Circle Blogs: Reading, Writing, and Collaboration!
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
avatar for April Baker

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 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 421

8:30am

Personalizing Learning Through Voice, Choice, and Authenticity
Think personalizing learning is impossible? Think again! This session will include how to rethink your role as a teacher, the Why’s and How’s, what it could look like across grade levels, share tools to give students a voice, and strategies to help teachers manage the ‘messiness’ of grading.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Curtis

Victoria Curtis

Online/Blended LearningTeacher, Vista Visions Academy
Teacher, Vista Visions Academy, Vista, CA
avatar for Michelle Snyder

Michelle Snyder

Teacher/Blended & Online Learning Resource Teacher, Vista Unified School District
Teacher, Vista Visions Academy, Vista, CA


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 341

8:30am

Project Based Learning Goes On A Journey North
Journey North engages K-12 citizen scientists in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Resources for introducing these projects and Common Core standards integration will be shared. Math, Science, ELA, and tech integration. www.learner.org/jnorth/

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Anastasio

Laurie Anastasio

Teacher, San Elijo Elementary
Google for Education Certified Trainer | Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 | Global Codeathon North America Lead Teacher | Third grade teacher and tech lead teacher at San Elijo Elementary. I started our after school technology mentor program at San Elijo. Our tech team mentor students help peers and teachers incorporate Google Apps in their classrooms.



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 441

8:30am

Promoting Writing and Collaboration Using Office 365
We will look at the impact one-to-one environments have on student learning. We will focus on our use of Office 365 and student email to promote digital writing and collaboration.

Speakers
avatar for Jacob Ruth

Jacob Ruth

Principal, Chula Vista Hills Elementary
avatar for Crystal Sutton

Crystal Sutton

Fourth Grade Teacher, Chula Vista Hills Elementary - CVESD
Last year, my classroom was given the opportunity to be one-to-one with student devices. It has opened up a whole new world of possibilities in my teaching and for the students in their learning. An expert, I am not, by any means. I am just a passionate teacher who wants to create an innovative environment in which my students can thrive! Technology allows me to do that!


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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 451

8:30am

Pull Your Selfie Together! Camera Activities for Speaking & Listening
Asking students to deeply ponder, reflect, and evaluate what's said by others and themselves is the glue that makes learning stick. Through active participation and a camera app, walk away with engaging K-5 Speaking & Listening activities that foster self-evaluation, student agency, and creativity.

Speakers
avatar for Adrielle Aldrich

Adrielle Aldrich

2nd Grade Teacher, SDUSD
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Derek Suzuki

Educational Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 301

8:30am

Teacher Authored Textbooks
This session will provide insight into our extensive proposals process as well as what subjects lend themselves and why. We will discuss how the books are created using iBooks Author. Additionally, we will share our books and our personal experience with teacher created textbooks.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

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.
avatar for Kendell Middlebrook

Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher, Assistant Director of Ed. Tech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am a teacher at Cathedral Catholic High School where I teach Forensic Science. I am also the Assistant Director of Educational Technology where I help teachers integrate technology meaningfully into their lessons and organize professional development for our faculty. In 2015 I was awarded the great honor of becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 360

8:30am

That's Genius!
A team of 3 middle school teachers will share their 1st year's experience with Genius Hour: a student-driven research project done solely at school and allotted one-hour a week of class time to ignite student curiosity and a passion for learning.

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Chris Faist

Life Science Teacher
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Tracy McCabe

Life Science Teacher, Carmel Valley Middle School


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 331

8:30am

The Chromebook Writing Studio
The Chromebook Writing Studio encourages students to tap into their PASSION for writing. As teachers we almost never allow students to choose their topics, so in The Chromebook Writing Studio they are allowed to rekindle that passion by having virtual free reign over the creation of their writing, any form, any genre, any subject matter. In this workshop, you will also get to experience, however briefly, the mystery of the blank page and the joy of exploring what you can do with it as we capture our own thoughts in writing together.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Tricarico

Dan Tricarico

English Teacher, West Hills High School
I am an English teacher at West Hills High School in San Diego, California. | | My book and blog--both called The Zen Teacher--help you create focus, simplicity, and tranquility by encouraging a more Zen-inspired, mindful approach in the classroom. I'm always happy to chat with people about how they can maximize their performance without sacrificing themselves.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 450

8:30am

The Digital Classroom at the Massachusetts Historical Society
This session will demonstrate the lesson plans and digital resources offered at the Massachusetts Historical Society and feature selections from their unparalleled collections paired with creative suggestions for engaging students of all ages.


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 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 401

8:30am

TOSA Time! Get together and collaborate with your fellow TOSAs
A roundtable style sessions for all TOSAs in to come together and share ideas, collaborate, brainstorm, and troubleshoot. These sessions have been very valuable in the past. Facilitated by the Santee TOSA team, but YOUR TOSA input is the most valuable! School leaders and TOSAs welcome!

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 431

8:30am

Transitioning to a Blended Environment
Participants will review blended learning models, the benefits of reconfiguring your classroom to a blended model, digital tools that enhance the environment, classroom management and using the features of the programs to create groups, target interventions, and design small group instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Linda Frohlich

Linda Frohlich

BOLT (Blended and Online Learning Teacher), Vista Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 302

8:30am

Unlocking the Potential of Minecraft for Teaching and Learning
This presentation will discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrating Minecraft into different content areas in elementary and middle schools. Examples of classroom activities and instructional strategies will be shared.

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Sinem Siyahhan

Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 303

8:30am

Using Gamification with Classroom Management
Learn to use the concepts of gaming to motivate and encourage students to make good decisions in and out of your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Koreen Corbett

Koreen Corbett

Technology Resource Teacher, LMSV


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 310

8:30am

Using Google Forms for Assessments
If you have ever wanted to front load a lesson or gather information as a quick check using Google Forms will allow you do all of that. In this session, you'll learn to create a form to front load any lesson in any content area and gather information to check for understanding.

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 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 311

8:30am

Why should I have my students create videos?
We've heard about reading, writing, and speaking across the curriculum. But what value is there in having our students create videos across the curriculum? Hear about the value of adding a video element to your next project from a teacher (with very beginning video editing skills) who just tried it.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

English Teacher, El Cajon Valley High School
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want my students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to represent their learning in more authentic ways than... a test. Hooray for making thinking visible!


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:15am
Room 340

9:30am

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media Center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Media Center

9:30am

Are You Indispensable - Creating a Culture of Innovation
Linchpins are unique individuals who do emotional work, and are passionate about what they do serving as the creative problem solvers in their communities. From 1st grade to higher education, be inspired by how students are creating real solutions to real problems.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Lamont

Lisa Lamont

Educational Technology Specialist, Windward School
avatar for Sabba Quidwai

Sabba Quidwai

Sabba Quidwai is a passionate educator with a love for creating student-centered learning environments. She currently serves as the Director of Innovative Learning for Keck USC. Prior to USC Sabba taught Social Science for 8 years and led Fairmont Private Schools technology-enhanced curriculum initiative, where she provided a purposeful and thought out plan of how technology is deployed in Fairmont’s approach to 21st century learning and... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 351

9:30am

Changing Classroom Climate with Growth Mindset
"I can't do it!" Teachers hear this phrase all too often, as they work with technology, math, etc. Learn how teaching your students to have a Growth Mindset will improve how they deal with roadblocks and challenges in all aspects of their life, including technology and mastering the CCSS.

Speakers
avatar for Charity Shepard

Charity Shepard

Teacher, San Marcos Unified School District
avatar for Jen Zacharias

Jen Zacharias

5th Grade Teacher, Escondido Union School District
After teaching primary grades for 14 years, Jen finally graduated to 5th grade and loves it. She has a passion for creating engaging Common Core lessons that challenge students and ignite their love of learning. Tasks are infused with technology using the SAMR model and the 4 C's, creating opportunities for growth in all academic areas.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 320

9:30am

Connecting Classes Through Digital Learning Experiences
Attendees will learn how to use Twitter, Skype, and Google Drive projects to connect their students to classrooms and professionals around the world. All experiences can be incorporated into all grade levels and subject areas to maximize learning and engagement beyond the classroom walls.

Speakers
avatar for Molly Maloy

Molly Maloy

5th Grade Teacher, Hill Creek
I have taught 4th and 5th grade for the past 6 years and am teaching 5th grade this year. I have a Master of Arts degree in Teaching with a specialization in Language Arts Curriculum and Instruction, and my administrative credential. I was the technology coordinator at my previous school where I worked on integrating iPads into our school’s curriculum and shared technology ideas with other teachers. I write a blog where I share classroom ideas... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 322

9:30am

Digital Differentiation for Struggling Learners
This resources rich session focuses on ways to differentiating curriculum for English Learners, special ed students, and all students online through SDAIE engagement strategies adapted to the digital classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Gaudet

Scott Gaudet

EL Curriculum Specialist, Grossmont Union High School District
Engagement for English Learners is what it's all about!
avatar for Joann Phillips

Joann Phillips

Teacher/ EL Coordinator, Grossmont High School



Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 460

9:30am

Don't Just Use Google Forms - Put Them To Work!
Google Forms is a teacher's best friend! Come and learn some practical ways to use Google Forms in the classroom to improve communication with parents, organize and streamline your workflow, and scaffold student learning. Leave with your own Google Form ready for action. Come, learn, and create!

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Ed Tech Coach, Santa Fe Christian Schools
Cynthia is an Educational Technology Coach at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, CA. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Level 2 Google Certified Educator, and a Hapara Certified Educator. Prior to being an Ed Tech Coach, Cynthia was an elementary school teacher for 9 years. She has experience with 1:1 Chromebooks in 3rd grade. Cynthia is the author of www.TeachingTechNix.com, a blog full of helpful technology tips and... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 331

9:30am

Google Classroom: The Basics and Beyond
Participants will learn how to set up a Google Classroom, including setting up a class, adding students, creating assignments and announcements, and returning assignments. They will also see the connection between Classroom and Drive.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Shah

Julie Shah

Instructional Technology Coach - TOSA, Santa Ana Unified School District
After ten years as a classroom teacher, Julie now serves as a Technology Coach in Santa Ana Unified. She works with teachers and support staff to create opportunities for student innovation. In June 2014, Julie became a Google Certified Teacher. She is passionate about preparing students for their future, a future immersed in technology.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 330

9:30am

Got Research Rage?
How to start or engage students in meaningful research practices? Get great tools for starting down the research path & making student search time meaningful, while streamlining the process. Maximize Google search tools, toss students "unreliable" sources, & create great research-based projects.

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!
avatar for Kristen Eveland

Kristen Eveland

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


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 360

9:30am

Hybrid and Blended Learning in an Collaborative and Agile Environment
This session is about blended learning: blending best traditional teaching practices with the CCSS and technology to individualize education, create universal design and equity, and empower students. Attendees will learn more about the pedagogy of blended learning than specific Web 2.0 tools.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 450

9:30am

Linked Learning: Turning Cacophony into Harmony
Are you overwhelmed with the discord of too many great instructional strategies? Does integrating them into one seamless learner-centered environment seem impossible? We'll show you how we've integrated the most effective strategies to make learning student-driven, authentic, and fun. We'll also share how we use technology as a vital instrument in the process. Come see what "Linked Learning" is all about and start bringing harmony back to your learning environment!

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Van Dam

Leslie Van Dam

Learning Facilitator/Instructional Designer, Lakeside Union School District
Hailing from New Jersey and New York, Leslie VanDam is happy to have sunny San Diego as a a backdrop to her current pursuits! Leslie has taught Pre-K through the fifth grade and is currently a third grade teacher at Lemon Crest Elementary school in Lakeside Union School District (LSUSD) in California. Along with a teaching collaborator, Kristen Will, Leslie has developed a framework for curriculum and instruction called Link. At Link's core... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 441

9:30am

Mayan Genius Bar: A Student-Led Help Desk
Learn how Montgomery Middle School is creating student technology leaders. With two years of being an established help desk, Mayan Genius Bar has a wealth of ideas and experience. Come listen to their story, and learn how to establish a help desk at your own school.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 431

9:30am

Meaningful Technology in the Math Classroom
My journey of finding ways to use technology with purpose. We will be interacting with several apps as we explore the topic.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Math Teacher, San Dieguito Union High School District



Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 430

9:30am

Office365 and Sway on your iPad
Learn about Office 365 and how to use it in your classroom and on your ipad. Create and share interactive reports, presentations, personal stories, and more with Sway.

Speakers
avatar for Benson Kwok

Benson Kwok

Instructional Technology Coordintor, Glendale Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 421

9:30am

Passion Project with emphasis Transformational Technology
Our presentation will be focused on the concept of Google’s 20time; allowing students to pursue their own interests through a Passion Project with an emphasis on transformational use of technology.

Speakers
avatar for Dawn Reeh

Dawn Reeh

4th Grade Multiple Subject, VCPUSD
I am a 4th grade teacher as well as my school site tech rep. I am the go to person for everything Google, I am kinda obsessed. I am also the lead for NWEA and Learning Renaissance for my school site. 1:1 iPads
avatar for Tammy Striler

Tammy Striler

Instructional Coach, VCPUSD


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 321

9:30am

Run the Amazing Race with Google Apps
Use Google Maps, Forms, and Docs to create learning activities that engage students all students. Get ready to travel across Google Apps on to complete challenges we have in store! Use digital tools that engage, educate, and inspire students. Discover secrets to gamifying Google Apps. 

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 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 461

9:30am

SAMR - Transformation with GAFE
For many, Docs and Slides are the entryway drug of tech integration. Use of these tools often just replicate what has always been done. We will review SAMR and help teachers push their pedagogy into the transformational stages of Modification and Redefinition.

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Technology, Grossmont Union High School District
Dan is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Grossmont Union High School District. He spent 18 years in the classroom as a history and photography teacher at West Hills HS. In 2008, he was selected as a district teacher of the year. Dan serves as an educational technology leader in his district and around the country. Additionally, he teaches in the Learning, Design and Technology department at San Diego State University.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 323

9:30am

Shortcuts, Hacks, and Time Savers
I’ll show you mine if you show us yours. Teachers never have enough time. Anything that saves us even a few minutes a day is crucial. Jen will share several of her secrets for shaving seconds, but be prepared to share some of yours too. Let’s get faster.

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 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 440

9:30am

Spheros, and Drones, and Robots! Oh my!
Fly over the rainbow into the world of robotics, coding, and good plain fun. Join educators as they discuss their experiences using robots in their math and science classroom, see spheros, drones, and robots in action, as well as have a chance to try them out on your own. All subject areas welcome.

Speakers
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.
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Tom Nusser

Science Teacher, Innovation Middle School


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 361

9:30am

The HyperDuino: Where Making Meets Media
Come see Roger Wagner's recent invention, the HyperDuino, and see how it enables an exciting low-threshold, high ceiling introduction to the maker movement! If your school is considering, or has added a makerspace, this is must-see session. Student-made projects will be shown in the session.

Speakers
avatar for Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner

Founder, 1010 Technologies LLC
The presenter is a former physics, chemistry and math teacher, and was named by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the top 5 "Most Important Educational Technology Gurus of the Past Two Decades". The presenter currently serves on the Board of Directors of a state educational technology organization, and has presented and done workshops on the topic of makerspaces, Arduinos, interactive maker projects, classroom pedagogy and other topics... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 340

9:30am

Throw away the dioramas and mobiles! Enhancing science models with technology
Join two science educators as they share their experience meeting the Next Generation Science Standards. Move from teaching with models to having the students meet the science practice of “Modeling”! Use technology to help students become problem solvers and creators of content.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Poland

Rachel Poland

Science Teacher, Innovation Middle School


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 311

9:30am

Video Killed the Lecture Star - Video Tools for Teachers without Video Skills
Videos are a huge part of most students' lives.We'll look at how to make the most of this powerful medium to include videos as a part of the learning experiences. You don't even need to have video skills, just the right tools and strategies to make it easy and effective

Speakers
avatar for Adina Sullivan

Adina Sullivan

Ed Tech Coordinator, San Marcos Unified School District
Educational Technology Coordinator for San Marcos Unified School District, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, CUE Communications Committee, former SDCUE Board Member, Leading Edge Certification Instructor, Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Certified Trainer, CUE Rockstar Teacher Faculty, and EdcampSD Organizer.


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 341

9:30am

Why I Broke My Own Classroom (And Why You Should Break Yours, Too)
A 20 minute call to action (first presented at Adobe's 2015 North American Leadership Summit) followed by discussion and deeper dives into topics of your choosing—anything from AMP to ZIM. (See http://maclab.guhsd.net/sdcue15/ for more info.)

Speakers
avatar for Mike Skocko

Mike Skocko

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


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 451

9:30am

Why Should My Students Be Coding and How Do I Make it Happen?
This session will share student benefits of coding (a.k.a. programmimg). Coding enhances student skills in math, science, reading and writining. . See how students apply problem-solving techniques and creativity to create games, stories, and animations.

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 7, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am
Room 350

9:30am

A Game of Forms: Utilizing Google Forms for Maximum Student Engagement
Learn how Google Forms can transform a survey into a content exploration extravaganza! Formative assessment, content exploration, data gathering, Google Forms does it all. We will create a form that allows students to move through the curriculum and gather student information to inform instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Joseph Kemery

Joseph Kemery

teacher, PRIDE Academy - Santee School District
4/5 teacher from the Santee School District. I'm an avid reader. I love finding new and exciting ways to infuse technology and PBL throughout my school day.
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Tina Schipke

4/5 combo, PRIDE Academy
Teacher, PRIDE


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 300

9:30am

Coding in the Primary Grades with Bee Bots
See how students in TK, K and first grade can learn hands on computer programming with Bee Bots.

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Ballante

Margaret Ballante

First Grade Teacher, Jefferson Elementary School
avatar for Kim Oliver

Kim Oliver

Project Resource Teacher, Jefferson Elementary


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 411

9:30am

Digital Reader’s Notebooks
Interactive reader’s notebooks are are an excellent--and trending--tool to help students record reading experiences and meet CCSS reading standards. Prepare to retire your paper composition books by learning how to create a digital reader’s notebook using Google Sites and a variety of free tools.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Priester

Natalie Priester

Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Natalie Priester wants to help teachers balance digital and face-to-face interactions, which is the focus of her current Google Innovator project titled Teachers vs Zombies. Natalie currently teaches English at Pinacate Middle School in Perris Union High School District. Prior to relocating, she taught English 9 and 10 and Yearbook at San Pasqual Academy, a residential high school for foster youth which is part of the San Diego County Office of... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 302

9:30am

Integrating Technology in a Dual Language or Bilingual Classroom
This session will provide online resources, and examples of how technology is currently being used in primary dual immersion classrooms.We will delve into symbaloo, googledocs, Imovie & find a way to collaborate with DLI educators using Twitter.

Speakers
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Gisel Barrett

Chula Vista Elementary SD


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 310

9:30am

Jump into Design Thinking!
Get ready to empathize, ideate, and prototype! In this active, hands-on session, participants will engage in a collaborative Design Thinking challenge. Learn more about the Design Thinking process, steps to facilitate successful projects, and examples of prototypes created by K-8 students.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Eveleth

Kelly Eveleth

6/7 Learning Experience Designer, Design39Campus
avatar for Stacey Lamb

Stacey Lamb

4/5 Leaning Experience Designer, Design39Campus



Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 412

9:30am

Sketchnotes Are For Everyone!
Sketchnoting is a visual and creative way to summarize what you are listening to or reading. In this session you will learn how to create sketchnotes on your iPad using Paper53 and app smash them. Sketchnoting will inspire creativity while integrating the arts into content areas.

Speakers
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Jo-Ann Fox

TOSA- Learning Experience Designer, Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center
Jo-Ann is currently a Teacher on Special Assignment at Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center, a school she helped design. She has taught kinder-4th grade. She works in a 1:1 iPad school and blogs about the innovative use of iOS apps in the classroom and promotes the use of the 4 Cs to guide students to create, collaborate, communicate, and to think critically. Jo-Ann is a Google Certified Teacher and was named a semi-finalist for the 2012... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 301

9:30am

Tech in Science: Let's Collaborate, Make and Take TECH you can use today
Participants will create content using their device some paper, makers and Augmented reality app Aurasma as teacher created content then discuss student created content via poster projects. Then with that same piece of work repurpose it using ThingLink with more content specific material.

Speakers
avatar for Jose Macias

Jose Macias

Science Teacher and Technology Guide, Montgomery Middle School
My name is (Chuy) Jose Jesus Macias and I was born and raised in National City where I graduated from Sweetwater High School. I attend SDSU then transferred to SJSU for three years and eventually finished up my B.S. in Biology at SDSU. Shortly after that I Lived in Los Angles where I taught Biology, Zoology, and A.P. Bio for just over three years in the LAUSD at L.A.C.E.S . I then attend CSU Long Beach to get my M.S. in Biology while gaining... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 401

9:30am

Visual Literacy in the Classroom
In this hands-on session, you'll be the student as we view and analyze iconic images. Then, pick a topic that matters to you, generate thoughtful questions, and create a video with music to represent your topic for engaging Social Science or English classroom lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Julia Peacock

Julia Peacock

Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Over my ten years of teaching, I have become a fearless tech user. It turns out I can't break anything, and even if I mess something up, I've got really bright students and tech friends to help me fix it! | | Incorporating technology in my classroom, especially for managing student work, has saved me hours of after school time. It's also freed me up to spend more time on what really matters: students and learning!


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 413

9:30am

WeVideo for Everyone!
Video projects can present many challenges for students and teachers. WeVideo can help you overcome these challenges. Come hear two experienced teacher share their lessons from the trenches. Leave with a solid understanding of WeVideo and examples of how to roll it out in your class. Hands-on.

Speakers
avatar for Jarrod Carman

Jarrod Carman

Teacher, West Hills High School
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Josh Reyes

Social Science/Tech Teacher, West Hills High School - Grossmont Union High School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 400

9:30am

What's a Green Screen Good For?
Learn how easy it is to create Common Core-friendly, engaging videos using a green screen, inexpensive apps and easily­ available hardware. Come with an iOS device, non­green clothing, and outside­-the­box thinking. Participants will also receive info on creating screencasts.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

Teacher, University High School
Teresa Ozoa is a lawyer turned educator, teaching AP English Language, American Lit and a Contemporary Lit elective at University High School in Irvine. An edtech early adopter, she is an presenter in tech for Irvine Unified SD, CUE Rockstar Camps, SGVCUE, OCCUE, SDCUE and the UCI Writing Project.



Saturday November 7, 2015 9:30am - 11:15am
Room 303

10:30am

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media Center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Media Center

10:30am

Accessibility Tools for Students with Disabilities in GAFE and Beyond
Session attendees will explore free online resources to assist students with learning, vision, or hearing disabilities in order to access mainstream curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Shaner

Chad Shaner

Program Specialist, Perris Union High School District
After serving as a special education teacher for 15 years, and as an educational technology coach for 3 years, I am now a District Program Specialist for Special Education. Helping students with disabilities to gain equitable access to the mainstream curriculum is my passion.



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 330

10:30am

Breaking Out! - Breakout EDU and the Power of Cooperative Challenges
Breakout EDU is an escape room in a box, filled with locks, hidden contraptions, timers, keys, and other hardware that can be used in a variety of challenges involving tons of cooperative and academic skills. Come and learn about my experiences using this game with my students!

Speakers
avatar for Mark Rounds

Mark Rounds

Career AcademyTeacher, Monarch School


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 421

10:30am

Crash Course - Google Classroom
Google Classroom, a free tool designed to help teachers organize, assign, and collect student work, recently celebrated its 1 year anniversary. This session will cover getting started with Google Classroom followed by best practices for experienced users on implementing newly added features.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Cross

Eric Cross

7th Grade Science & Ed Tech Teacher, Albert Einstein Academy Middle School


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 331

10:30am

Creating and Using Google Sites in the Classroom
Thinking about using Google Sites for the classroom? In this session you will create a Google Site that can include announcements, assignments, resource links, documents, video, images, slide presentations, Google Calendars, discussions, blogs, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Larissa Parrott

Larissa Parrott

Teacher on Special Assignment: Technology Coach, Rincon Middle School
I am inspired every day to help students and teachers use the wide variety of technologies available as they create and collaborate with those around them and the world. I also seek to foster communities of practice among teachers to tailor learning and professional growth to their own professional goals.



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 340

10:30am

Genius Hour - Beyond the Classroom Walls
Genius Hour or 20%/Passion Time engages students in self-directed projects and can incorporate the 4 Cs and CCSS. Join us for tips and samples from this experience, including ideas for sharing your projects with a greater audience and connecting with experts, your community, and global classrooms.

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 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 431

10:30am

Google: What I wish I'd know when I started
Getting going with Google? Check out the best google tips to trick out your experience. Easy, fast, use-it-Monday ideas you'll be glad someone showed you while you were getting started. Customize forms, find extensions, build toolbars, use form data, & more! Geared toward your educator productivity.

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!


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 341

10:30am

Hey, Administrators! Let Google Drive Help Make You a Better Leader!
Learn with a sitting principal practical ways the apps of Google Drive + free add-ons can transform your practice, making you more efficient, effective, and a hero to your staff.

Speakers
avatar for Brent Coley

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 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 430

10:30am

Mimicking Performance Tasks with Google Docs
Want to prepare your students for Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks? Learn how to create a hyperdoc where your students can practice navigating and annotating an online document.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Curtis

Victoria Curtis

Online/Blended LearningTeacher, Vista Visions Academy
Teacher, Vista Visions Academy, Vista, CA
avatar for Linda Frohlich

Linda Frohlich

BOLT (Blended and Online Learning Teacher), Vista Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 323

10:30am

One on One Instruction When You Have 40 Students in a Class
Using a combination of educational tools, I have created a semi-flipped classroom where students spend the class period learning at their own pace and receiving individual attention. I will discuss how screen casting my lesson frees me up to work with the students individually.

Speakers
avatar for Nicholas Springer

Nicholas Springer

Math Teacher, El Capitan High School
My name is Nicholas Springer and I am a math teacher here at El Capitan High School. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2012 with a degree in Math Education. Since then, I have worked at three Sylvan Learning Centers across the country! At Sylvan I worked with students as a Teacher in: Math, Reading, Writing, Study Skills, and ACT/SAT Prep! I also worked as the Center Director at the Sylvan Learning Center in La Mesa... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 440

10:30am

Online Learning with OneNote, Office Mix and Skype in the Classroom
This session will discuss ways that teachers can engage their students through Online Learning using OneNote, Office Mix and (Mystery) Skype in the Classroom. We will also discuss free training resources available to educators in the Southern California area.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 311

10:30am

Opening the Outdoors to Middle School Students
Students can bring phone apps, iPads, and cameras into the schoolyard, to explore nature with technology familiar to them. Presenters will share draft lessons, data collection technology, project featuring local arthropods, alignment with Common Core-NGSS, and tips for taking students outdoors.

Speakers
avatar for Su Scott

Su Scott

Conference Chair, SDSEC


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 450

10:30am

Remind: Helping teachers connect instantly with students and parents
The presentation will be an overview of Remind, including methods of outreach and description of practical uses and applications.

Speakers
avatar for Hunter Simmons

Hunter Simmons

Educator, Del Lago Academy
I'm a young, budding educator in a world enveloped by technology. I am always looking for ways to integrate tech into my classroom and would to continue learning with fellow educators!


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 460

10:30am

Student Blogs: A Revolution in Writing
Blogs take student work off the bulletin board and into the world. Experience engagement with content, creativity, reflection, and opportunities to interact with an authentic audience. Learn how to integrate blogs into your curriculum, handle the challenges of access, and get started!

Speakers
avatar for Julie Gunther

Julie Gunther

Director of Science & Engineering Outreach, Pacific Ridge School
Julie is a biology teacher and Director of Science and Engineering Outreach at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad. Julie has worked with k-12 independent schools to develop meaningful science programs and to personalize learning through purposeful tech integration. Her professional presentations and publications have focused on technologies for CBL/PBL, differentiating instruction, and opportunities to amplify student voice. Julie has served her... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 361

10:30am

Students as Video Producers to Improve Literacy
Student video creation and narration combined with effective pedagogy can foster equity to further prepare students with 21st century skills, and English language development. Giving a voice to our more hesitant students is the goal of this session.

Speakers
avatar for Alicia Johal

Alicia Johal

8th Grade Science Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Mar Vista Academy, Sweetwater Union High School District
Alicia Johal is a third year teacher and curriculum specialist at Mar Vista Academy in the Sweetwater Union High School District, and is an Apple Foundations Trainer. | | Alicia is passionate about problem and project based learning to create meaningful connections for her students in the classroom. She works hard to create hands on lessons to appeal to all learners, while heightening their creativity within technology. Her goal as a teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 350

10:30am

Technology applications on a language immersion classroom
Presenters will share their experiences about using technology to enhance
Spanish language acquisition in a 1st grade immersion classroom.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 321

10:30am

Technology, Physics, and Fun of GPS Units and Geocaching
Students become treasure hunters by using a Global Positioning System(GPS) to hide and find “caches” or containers in their schoolyard or neighborhood. Teachers will get hands-on experience with GPS units(provided), the physics concepts of GPS, and ways to engage students in making and reading maps.

Speakers
avatar for Anne Fege

Anne Fege

Board Member, San Diego Children and Nature
San Diego Children and Nature leads our regional movement to connect all children to nature by providing professional learning, and networking for educators, families, and communities.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 360

10:30am

Tell Better Stories of Student Learning with Quick, Powerful Assessments
This session is designed to introduce quick, robust assessment tools like Kahoot, Socrative, and PearDeck. The presenter will share best practices across grade levels and subject areas. These tools provide the rich feedback that teachers need to differentiate and customize their instruction.

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 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 451

10:30am

Using Augmented Reality as a Learning Tool
If you've seen augmented reality apps, you've been amazed by what they can do! But, how can you use them in the classroom beyond a simple "fun" activity? Learn how you can use AR to create dynamic projects that show student learning. Students can even show off at open house for parents!

Speakers
avatar for Koreen Corbett

Koreen Corbett

Technology Resource Teacher, LMSV


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 351

10:30am

Using Project Based Learning to Promote Equity in Education
Participants will view a model PBL that incorporates culturally relevant material, technology, and real world applications in order to use as a platform for their own projects. Student interest, community needs, and student engagement are at the heart of the project.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 441

10:30am

What the FLIP?
Join us as two, 7th grade science teachers share their blended “Flipped” approach. Topics like the pedagogy of our version, our homework structure, video apps we have found the most successful as well as samples, and survey data we've collected from our students and their parents will be shared.

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 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 461

10:30am

Winning with Webquests
Winning with WebQuests will introduce you to the world of inquiry based learning! You will be given lesson ideas that meet CCSS requirements. Learn how to incorporate lessons that meet different learning modalities while utilizing technology and fostering student engagement.

Speakers
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Hannah Fields

Teacher, Cajon Park
Teacher, Cajon Park
avatar for Katie Vick

Katie Vick

4th Grade Teacher, Cajon Park
Teacher, Cajon Park


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
Room 320

11:15am

Lunch
Lunch in the Student Center

Saturday November 7, 2015 11:15am - 12:15pm
Student Center

11:15am

Student Showcase
A chance to interact with and be inspired by students that are doing amazing things.

Saturday November 7, 2015 11:15am - 12:15pm
Media Center

12:30pm

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media Center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Media Center

12:30pm

'I Cannot Tell a Lie' Digital Resources for Teachers & Students at Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon is dedicated to teaching people around the world about the life and legacies of George Washington. Their educational resources are designed to support further exploration into Washington’s world both in and out of the classroom.

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 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 350

12:30pm

4E's - Exciting Extensions for Excellent Educators
The Chrome browser is useful for many reasons - but if you are not using Chrome Extensions then you are missing out on the power of Google Chrome! From split screen layouts to ad free websites, come and see what you’ve been missing and leave with your mind blown!

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 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 323

12:30pm

Build and Exemplify 21st Century Skills



As educators, we want our students to use 21st century skills such as collaboration, creativity, innovation, flexibility, adaptability and self-direction. However, are you demonstrating these same skills in your classroom and curriculum? Learn how to exemplify and foster these skills in your classroom for free.

Speakers
avatar for Steven Will

Steven Will

Digital Learning Coach, Lakeside Union SD
Steve taught middle school for 20 years where he developed a passion for innovative teaching and learning through the use of technology. He is currently a Digital Learning Coach for the Lakeside School District where he is leading the charge to improve student learning through intentional use of technology. He is Leading Edge certified in online and blended learning and has a Master of Science in Educational Technology.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 460

12:30pm

Chromebook 101
So you have a new chromebook cart. How do you manage them? Are you using them right? Are you afraid of what could go wrong? In this session we will look at chromebooks and how they support the digital standards embedded in the CCSS and how to manage the digital environment.

Speakers
avatar for John Morgan

John Morgan

Director of Ed Tech, Capistrano Unified
Science Teacher for 10 years. I have a doctorate in education from UCSD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in technology use in the classroom. Currently I am working to develop teachers' technology implementation during a district-wide chromebook rollout.



Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 330

12:30pm

Computer Programming in the Classroom
"Anyone can code.”

This statement drives this session. This session will explore various free online programs that teach students of any grade level how to program a computer. No knowledge of programming is needed to start exposing students to the world of computer science.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Synnott

Mark Synnott

TOSA Technology Coach, Perris Union High School District
I am a tech coach for the Perris Union High School District. This is my 10th year working in education. I wasn't always a teacher and didn't always think about teaching. Prior to teaching students and coaching teachers, I worked in the private sector as a computer technician, network manager, shop manager, technical writer, and website designer. I believe that by guiding students how computers act and think we will prepare them with the skills... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 340

12:30pm

Designing a Blended Learning Environment for the Edges
There is no such thing as an “average” student, so why plan lessons for the average and then differentiate? Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and mobile devices can assist teachers in designing a blended environment for all learners.

Speakers
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Renea Jaeger

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, SDUSD
avatar for Kelly O'Brien

Kelly O'Brien

6th Grade English and History Teacher, Mann Middle School - SDUSD
I have been a teacher in San Diego Unified for 14 years. Presently, I am a 6th grade English and History teacher. Over the years I have found that my passion is teaching from a project based approach, which enables me to meet the needs of my diverse students. Project Based Learning (PBL) offers my students an opportunity to learn from each other, and to experience real conversations about their learning. In addition, the use of technology... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 361

12:30pm

Giving Students a Voice and Choice
This session will focus on creating project-based assignments with a personal twist in a 1:1 middle or high school classroom. In this session you will be introduced to ways you can give your students some choice in the projects they create to share their learning with you and their classmates.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

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.
avatar for Kendell Middlebrook

Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher, Assistant Director of Ed. Tech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am a teacher at Cathedral Catholic High School where I teach Forensic Science. I am also the Assistant Director of Educational Technology where I help teachers integrate technology meaningfully into their lessons and organize professional development for our faculty. In 2015 I was awarded the great honor of becoming an Apple Distinguished Educator.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 450

12:30pm

Going Global with Google Hangouts
This session will showcase students using Google Hangouts to collaborate with peers at other school sites as well as working professionals. We will examine the potential for expanding learning beyond the four classroom walls.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

English Teacher, El Cajon Valley High School
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want my students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to represent their learning in more authentic ways than... a test. Hooray for making thinking visible!
avatar for Sophia Jacoub

Sophia Jacoub

Teacher/EL Coordinator, GUHSD
Sophia is an English teacher and the EL Coordinator for Santana High School. She has been teaching in San Diego for the past 10 years. She has her masters degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from San Diego State University. Sophia is also a trained Google Ninja and has a passion for future forward technology integration in classrooms.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 351

12:30pm

Google Forms: Paperless Ways to Take Your Class to a New Level & Save Time!
This workshop introduces the many uses of Google Forms and walks those in attendance through the basics of creating, sharing and using the data from Forms. Attendees will have the opportunity to create their own Forms (based on their own needs) with support and guidance.

Speakers
avatar for Marla Rosenthal

Marla Rosenthal

Teacher, Discovery Elementary - San Marcos Unified
Student learning and advancing engagement at all levels between technology, content and reality. I been playing in the edtech arena for nearly all of my teaching career. I love to learn and share with fellow teachers and my students.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 321

12:30pm

How do we create a Culture of Innovation?
Participants will hear how one school created a culture of risk taking, innovation and learning and the skills that can be developed in any school or classroom to integrate technology for learning.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Winters

Daniel Winters

Principal, Camarena Elementary
I'm a Principal of a K-6 Elementar School. We area GAFE school and every class has student bloggin. We also have multi platform mobile devices including iPads, Lenovo and ASUS tablets. Our school also has a Dual Immersion strand. Would love to connect with teachers and principals about technology integration to support learning.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 441

12:30pm

Model what you want to see...How to run staff PD like your an ed-techie
A K-12 school administrator and district ed tech teacher team up to bring you design and pedagogical tips to make your staff meetings and PD mirror what you want to see in your classrooms. How can we expect our teachers to take risks with technology when we aren't modeling it ourselves?


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Courtney Browne

Principal, SDUSD
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Laurel Rice

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, SDUSD


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 431

12:30pm

Picture This: Enhancing Student Projects Through Photography
Participants will be shown ways to enhance student projects through digital photography principles using hand-held devices. Exemplary student projects will be shown in a variety of curricular areas within the K-5 setting, and attendees will receive project ideas and tips to get started!

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Kay Little

Digital Learning Coach, Lakeside Union School District
Kay has taught in the elementary classroom for 21 years, and is in her 4th year as a Digital Learning Coach in the Lakeside Union School District. She is a National Board Certified teacher in Literacy, and holds a Masters Degree in Teaching with a Specialization in Best Practices. She is Leading Edge Certified, and was the Lakeside Union School District's Teacher of the Year in 2004. She is passionate about doing what's best for students... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 311

12:30pm

Project-Based Learning for District Schools
I spent three years creating and implementing projects in a district school. During that time, my students published a book on Amazon, produced an activity book, and influenced their local school board election. Following a similar process each time, I fostered deeper learning among students.

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Trevor Mattea

Digital Portfolio Consultant, Francis Parker School


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 331

12:30pm

TACKK: You & Your Students Can Easily Create Great-Looking Webpages!
Tackk allows any user to create simple stand-alone webpages for virtually anything! Masterfully mash several web 2.0 resources into one site, create a digital newsletter, or let students create simple digital portfolios. Attendees will get a brief demonstration of Tackk use and time to explore.

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Matt Norris

Teacher & Tech Coordinator, West Hills HS


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 451

12:30pm

Teaching AP Calculus Using Flipped Classroom
Using Flipped Classroom to teach math. What is a Flipped Classroom? How does it work? What are the pit falls? How to overcome the pit falls? How to implement and use social media in a Flipped Classroom to maximize student learning and minimize stress in the classroom.

Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 360

12:30pm

The Dirty Dozen: When Math and Tech Collide
In this session I will demo how to integrate tech with the use of iOS devices/tablets in math lessons from TK-5th grade (in one device or 1:1 classrooms). I will also go over how each of these apps meets the SAMR model, the SMPs, and fits with CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction)

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Cheyenne Swenson

teacher, Gallatin Elementary School DUSD
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Georgina Tanaka

1st grade teacher, Downey Unified


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 320

12:30pm

The Dynamic Duo: Making history KABOOM! with the POWer of technology
Create your own bat utility belt of technology to defeat those evil classroom villains: lethargy and boredom. Worksheets won't stand a chance against your hi-tech powers. Quick, follow us to the Chromebooks (or iPads)!

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Raymond Lopez

Teacher, La Habra High School


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 341

12:30pm

Transforming from Predictable to Powerful with One ipad
We will teach SAI teachers simple strategies to transform teaching from predictable to powerful. Maximize one ipad to capitalize on your mod/severe students' visual strengths. The use of Video Modeling will increase the acquisition of both verbal & motor responses in students with disabilities.

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Joy Harris

Principal, James Dukes Elementary School
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Katie Skahan

Specialized Academic Instructor (M/S), James Dukes Elementary


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 421

12:30pm

Uncommon at the Core: Google Tools for More Meaningful Student Experiences
The key to meaningful tech integration is the efficient use of digital tools that provide the ability to develop student driven learning experiences that reach the Modification and Transformation level of the SAMR model. Come learn about Google-infused projects focusing on research and writing.

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Mark Rounds

Career AcademyTeacher, Monarch School


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 322

12:30pm

Using Simulations in the Science Classroom
Allowing students to ask questions and defining problems, develop and use models, plan and carry out investigations, analyze and interpret data, use mathematics and computational thinking. All possible with GIZMOS!

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Thom Obrien

Senior Educational Consultant, ExploreLearning
Thom O'Brien has a MaED in Instructional Mathematics, he has presented at many state wide NCTM conferences, and at the national level, he has been with ExploreLearning for over 10 years and is their lead educational specialist. He was also a seventh grade mathematics teacher in Colorado for 10 years.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 430

12:30pm

Which one doesn’t belong? Jumpstart student writing with impostor sets
Starting to write, especially about math or science, can be hard for students. Impostor sets encourage critical thinking and sharing ideas to use in writing. Originally created for math, they can be used for any content. Participants will create their own impostor sets and learn how to use them.

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Nancy Minicozzi

Media Specialist, LVUSD
Nancy has been teaching in one way or another most of her life. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and holds several degrees, including a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Since 2012, she has worked in the Las Virgenes Unified School District as a media specialist, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and has presented at... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
Room 440

12:30pm

3D Printing in the Classroom
Learn how additive manufacturing technology works and how it can be used in the classroom. Get hands-on experience with a DaVinci 3D Printer. Print your own device that will allow you to turn your smart phone or tablet into a working microscope that can also take pictures and video.

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Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 411

12:30pm

Code to Create on Tablet Devices
Hands-on exploration of coding apps which can be used to create projects to demonstrate curricular knowledge. Example curricular projects will be shown. This session provides hands-on activities in Scratch Jr & Tynker (iPad & Android) and Hopscotch & Pyonkee (iPad only)

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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 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 301

12:30pm

Coding with Kinder (And Beyond!)
Come and explore as we look at how to make coding possible in your K-5 classroom. Coding is a great way to not only have fun in your classroom but an amazing way to get students thinking and engaging in learning. Attendees will have time to play with different robotics!

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Sara Boucher

K-5 Technology Specialist, CCSD
Sara is a 4th year teacher who teaches K-5 technology here in Las Vegas. She loves to learn the latest and greatest about anything technology and enjoys sharing that love with her students.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 401

12:30pm

Deeper Learning through Design Thinking
Participants will use the Design Thinking Process to deliberately practice the Deeper Learning skills students need. As participants empathize, ideate, prototype, test and revise we will discuss the structures we used to build collaboration, problem solving, creativity and a growth mindset.

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Mindy Ahrens

Teacher, Design39Campus, Poway Unified School Dist
Mindy Ahrens teaches 4th/5th grade at an innovative public school, Design39Campus, in Poway, CA. Prior to this position, she spent 15 years teaching students from preschool to 8th grade in various settings. She studied Project Based Learning techniques in depth and earned a M.Ed. degree in teacher leadership from the High Tech High charter school organization.
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Judy Caraang

Teacher, Design39Campus, Poway Unified School Dist
4/5 Learning Experience Designer, 1:1 device agnostic, deeper learning, design thinking, inquiry instruction, Dreamer-Designer-Doer @judycaraang www.hackingelementary.com



Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 310

12:30pm

Gamify your Professional Development with BadgeList
Learn about BadgeList, a user-friendly gamification platform that allows users to create and award badges. Participants post evidence of their learning to earn a badge. Workshop participants will build their own learning group, and create their own badges.

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Marielle Venturino

Teacher & Blended Learning Specialist, Mar Vista Aacdemy
Mari Venturino is a 7th grade science and AVID teacher and Blended Learning Specialist at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA. She is a Google For Education Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2, and is Leading Edge Certified in Online and Blended Instruction. Mari co-hosts the EduRoadTrip podcast. Additionally, Mari is the co-founder of #FlyHighFri, a movement to share positivity in person and on social media. She is also... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 420

12:30pm

Learning Activity Rapid Prototyping
You will learn to ideate techniques to plan low- and then high-fidelity representations of learning and assessment activities based on strategies from design thinking, rapid prototyping, and app smashing.

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Urbie Delgado

Instructional Designer, Connect the Dots
I design learning experiences for adult learners. I'm interested in learning about engaging activities, visual thinking, problem-based learning, augmented reality, alternative (differentiated) assessments, and rapid anything (design thinking, development).


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 412

12:30pm

Make your Google Forms Smarter, Upgrade Your Spreadsheet!
Google forms are fantastic tools for collecting data from students, but how do you quickly analyze the data? Modify the spreadsheet for fast formative review. We will create a form and use conditional formatting, formulas, connect multiple forms, and Add-ons. Your spreadsheet will do work for you!

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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 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 413

12:30pm

Making and Tinkering: Engineering Literacy Through Research and Writing
This two-hour workshop will take you into the world of Maker/Breaker Spaces and Tinkering! Come explore how tinkering affects writing. You will also learn about what coding/programing looks like at all grade levels. You will have an opportunity to create a tinker item and incorporate literacy.

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avatar for Kelly Eveland

Kelly Eveland

Teacher, Sycamore Canyon
Teacher, Sycamore Canyon
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Cindi Schulze

Teacher, PRIDE Academy
I am a 7/8 teacher at PRIDE Academy in Santee. We are a project-based school and are always looking for ways to inspire and engage our students. I run the yearbook, theater and robotics clubs after school on our campus. I am married to an amazing, loving man. We own Off Broadway Live, a local live theater together. I love hiking, volleyball, and crossfit!


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 300

12:30pm

Showdown! The Ultimate Duel Between Google Draw and Thinglink
Learn how to create and use interactive images to make your lessons more engaging with your students. In this interactive workshop you will experiment with both platforms learning the pros and cons of each. Participants will create teacher-created samples. See which platform has the quickest draw!

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Robert Fleck

4th Grade Teacher, Desert Sands Unified School District
I have been teaching for 17 years in the Coachella Valley. I am an educational enthusiast , and 21st Century skills advocate. I am currently working on a master's degree in curriculum and instruction with emphasis on technology through Grand Canyon University. My intention is to become both a Google Certified Educator and Trainer.
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Christine Hartooni

Science Teacher, Desert Sands Unified


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 400

12:30pm

Tech Tools for the English Language Arts Classroom
This session is geared toward secondary English Language Arts teachers who want to use tech tools for more engaging activities and/or performance tasks. Teachers will create comics, interactive images, learn how to add voice comments to student work, and much more.

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Jonathan Brubaker

7th/8th Grade English Teacher, Mt. View Middle School
English Teacher, Department Chair, and Technology coach. My strengths are teaching novels, class discussions, tech tools, and classroom management.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 302

12:30pm

Video Projects Made Easy
Practice making videos from start to finish. You’ll get templates for planning timelines, storyboards & scripts. Receive a sample rubric & a google form template to collect the products that your students create. I’ll share a folder of resources for your classes to publish awesome video projects.

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Kathleen Diver

Science teacher, Chaffey Joint Union High School District
I teach 9th grade students how to do science. I love helping other teachers to learn to incorporate technology tools into their lessons- to make things easier for record keeping and giving their students creative ways to demonstrate their learning.


Saturday November 7, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 303

1:30pm

The Playground
Join the fun of playing with tech gadgets and socializing in the Media Center.

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Media Center

1:30pm

3, 2, 1 Action! Elementary Broadcasting
Come learn how 5th graders have created a weekly broadcast for their school. We will cover creating the team, training, scheduling and issues that arose, and sharing the final products. I am excited to share our successes and tips so that others can replicate the program in their school.

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Kyra Bowers

Technology Coach, Felicita Elementary



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 320

1:30pm

3Es of Technology: Easy * Engaging * Educational
Come learn how visual literacy is incorporated into the CCSS classroom. Create motivator posters, timelines with HSTRY , or demo concepts with a magazine cover. Leverage Voicethread for image analysis/collab, utilize Thinglink to tag images and present information in an infographic with Piktochart.

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Liz Ramos

History Teacher, CJUHSD
I'm a history/political geek passionate about inquiry and flipping my class. Want to take my classes to the next level and help other teachers integrate tech into their classes. Lifelong learner & edtech enthusiast!


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 440

1:30pm

Build a Collaborative Classroom and Increase Productivity using OneNote
Looking for a way to revolutionize your teaching and learning? Experience the power of Microsoft OneNote! A free tool that takes digital notebooks to the extreme while keeping everything together on all of your devices. Organize, create, and collaborate anytime anywhere.

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avatar for Benson Kwok

Benson Kwok

Instructional Technology Coordintor, Glendale Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 430

1:30pm

Changing the Face of Professional Development for Teachers
Differentiated. Hands-on. Collaborative. CVUSD is changing the way teachers participate in PD. Blended learning experiences in a hands-on environment with real students. Walk away with some ideas to get this PD model started in your district!

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avatar for Stephanie Ibrahim

Stephanie Ibrahim

TK Teacher, Cajon Valley Union School District
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Bethany Schwappach

Tech Facilitator, CVUSD
Google Junkie, Math-lover, Foodie, and Coffee Fanatic



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 441

1:30pm

Coding in the Classroom
Do you want to offer your coding to your students, but don’t know where to begin? Come and join us as we explore apps, websites, and free lessons materials that you can begin using with students. This session is designed for teachers with the desire to learn. No previous coding experience needed.

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Carmen Restrepo

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


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 340

1:30pm

Dipping Our Toes into NGSS
Have you been wondering about NGSS and how you might get started in your classroom? If you have, this is the session for you! We’ll give an overview of the standards and look at resources. In addition, we’ll share some lessons that we’ve done with our students.

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Heather Glanz

GATE Teacher, Rio Seco School
One of my true loves lies in teaching. That moment when a student's eyes and face light up because of something you taught them, that they finally "got", or when they try something new and they are amazed with the results. I love being a part of that! I love the idea that as educators, we can open a whole new (or a different world) to our students. A world in which they may not have truly seen or experienced before. It is a great feeling to... Read More →
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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 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 311

1:30pm

Discovering Voice Through Hand Held Pixels
Come and learn how to empower students to discover their voices through mobile photography! Attendees will learn photography basics, lesson ideas, and ways to incorporate photography into students' English, math, PE, history, and science classes! Let's go on a photowalk, too!

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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 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 421

1:30pm

Exploring the Sea of Liberty with Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Monticello for Teachers has innovative, free tools for teaching the power of Thomas Jefferson’s ideas. This interactive session highlights the resources available on two websites and NEW iOS/Android Slavery app and will show how to use them to bring Jefferson to students even from a distance.

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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 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 351

1:30pm

GClassroom+Doctopus+Goobric: The ultimate classflow
Take GClassroom to the next level. Learn about how Doctopus and Goobric Add-Ons to help increase classroom functionality while focusing on collaboration, content creation, and content delivery. Find out how Google Classroom provides the ultimate workflow for teachers and students.

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avatar for Carlos Salazar

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 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 323

1:30pm

Google For Education Certified Innovators: AKA The Google Slam
Local Google for Education Certified Innovators will share the latest and greatest tips, tricks and tools for Google Apps, and other Googly things. These fast paced micro presentations will enlighten and inspire. Prepare to be amazed.

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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 →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 330

1:30pm

Google Forms: the 'Gateway Drug'
This session is for Google Forms novices but includes tips for intermediate users. WARNING: once you try it, you'll be hooked! You will find applications everywhere. I will provide (1) guidance in creating your first Form, (2) my favorite templates that can be adapted, and (3) links to tutorials.

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avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

Teacher, University High School
Teresa Ozoa is a lawyer turned educator, teaching AP English Language, American Lit and a Contemporary Lit elective at University High School in Irvine. An edtech early adopter, she is an presenter in tech for Irvine Unified SD, CUE Rockstar Camps, SGVCUE, OCCUE, SDCUE and the UCI Writing Project.


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 322

1:30pm

Maker Movement - Design Thinking - Gamification
Jam Sessions on integrating gamification, maker space and design thinking into the classroom. First half of the session will be a brief Introduction to systems thinking, gamification, design and making. Second half will be a jam session on the tools/techniques for integrating and implementing these ideas.

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avatar for Nishantha Unantenne

Nishantha Unantenne

Science Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Teacher. Artist. Designer. Reader. Writer. Thinker. | Nishantha is a Google Certified innovator. He is a science teacher working for Perris Unified High School District, a 1:1 District. When Nishantha is not teaching, he is a graphic designer and concept artist. Nishantha believes that gamification will play huge role in the future of education. @TableTopED is Nishantha’s Google Innovator Project, where he is experimenting teaching his 7th... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 450

1:30pm

OER and Technology Tools that Support the Next Generation Science Standards
Coronado Middle School staff will present on Open Educational Resources that they have successfully integrated into their Next Generation Science Standards aligned curriculum. They will also share instructional technology tools that support student learning and engagement in the science classroom.

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Melody Jenson

Science Teacher/Technology Resource Teacher, Coronado Middle School


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 361

1:30pm

Off the Page and onto the Screen! Create Videos in Your Classroom!
Learn how to involve students in the movie making process using a variety of devices and platforms. Bring your short stories, news stories, and book reviews to life. Record videos, add pictures and sound, edit, and publish your videos, all using the basic tech tools available to you.


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avatar for Robin DuBroy

Robin DuBroy

Educational Consultant, Greater San Diego Academy
I have been a teacher with Greater San Diego Academy for almost 6 years. I have a Master's degree in Teaching and Learning with Technology and I love using technology in the classroom!
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Jeanie Huebner

Ed Tech Specialist, San Marcos Unified School District
I have been a teacher with San Marcos Unified School District for 15 years. I am currently and Ed Tech TOSA. I have a masters degree in educational technology from Cal State San Marcos. I am a Level 2 Google Certified Educator and a Leading Edge Digital Educator. I love using technology with students and learning new technologies.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 341

1:30pm

Problem Solving: Not just for math; for everything!
Harness the power of the problem solver and impart this wisdom to your students. Access essential resources and skills to be successful at school and beyond.

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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 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 321

1:30pm

Schoology - A Teacher’s Swiss Army Knife
Learn how Schoology can help you challenge students & inspire mastery. Personalize learning by individualizing assignments. Foster independence, while facilitating parental support. This LMS is a multi-featured, easy-to-use tool -- a teacher’s Swiss army knife.

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avatar for Gilda Gearhart

Gilda Gearhart

Technology Integration Specialist, The Classical Academies
I love helping teachers use technology to enrich their curriculum and classroom experiences.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 350

1:30pm

Starting Your Own Online Magazine
In this session you will learn how to start your own online magazine for your school or district that allows students to submit their own original work, whether it be literature, art, photography, etc. You will get to see how it is run from the student driven perspective and get tips and ideas.

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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!


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 431

1:30pm

Teaching with Cool Tools: What Students Can Actually Do in a 1-to-1 Class
Session will share different tools used in a 1:1 classroom. Tools are not subject-specific, but the student samples shown are from 7-12 Social Studies classes. Tools include: Book Creator, Google Sites, Animoto, Google Sites, Comic Touch, Readlists, & ThingLink.

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Melissa Ramel

Middle & Upper School Teacher, Francis Parker School
I taught at Cathedral Catholic High School for ten years, including four years in an iPad 1-to-1 environment. I now teach at Francis Parker in an iPad 1-to-1 middle school classroom as well as a BYOD upper school classroom.


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 360

1:30pm

Using Learning Glass to Move From High Risk to High Engagement
The Learning Glass is an innovative new instructional tool that holds considerable promise for engaging students and improving learning outcomes. Come see it in action and hear how student success is fostered in both online and face-to-face Physics courses with encouraging results.

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avatar for Matt Anderson

Matt Anderson

CEO, Learning Glass Solutions
We have recently developed a novel "transparent whiteboard" called Learning Glass. A spinoff from SDSU, we are now a young startup selling Learning Glass educational products for the online market and creating a dedicated studio space. Check us out: learningglasssolutions.com


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 451

2:20pm

Prizes & Shout Outs
Close out the day by winning a prize.

Saturday November 7, 2015 2:20pm - 2:35pm
Student Center