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Saturday, November 4
 

7:30am

Check-in, Name Badge, Drinks & Snacks
Saturday November 4, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
School Entrance

8:00am

First-Timers: SDCUE Tips & Tricks
Saturday November 4, 2017 8:00am - 8:15am
705

8:30am

7 Tools to Empower Your Students
Learn to use Kahoot, Padlet,Thinglink, Sutori, Infographics site, Hyperdocs and ListenCurrent. These digital activities are Common Core Standard based and will increase the engagement in your classroom; innovate your teaching; and reach all learners.

Speakers
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Daniel Blanton

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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Claudja Van Orden

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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 afte... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
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8:30am

Break the Cycle - Stop Repeating Yourself
Providing directions is a necessary part of our jobs, but repeating them over and over need not be. Come learn how to harness the power of the Internet to save instructional time. Learn how to add screencasting to your teacher toolbox using a Google extension. A valuable resource for all.
Here is the link to resources: http://bit.ly/RADRussoResources 
Resources are continually updated.

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Russo

Laurie Russo

Language Arts Teacher, Badger Springs Middle School
I have been teaching 8th grade Language Arts for over 15 years now. | | I am a very outside the box kind of person. As a matter of fact, there is no box as far as I am concerned. I see connections everywhere and try to instill that vision in my students.


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1456

8:30am

Breaking Down the Breakout Box
Love the breakout but hate the time it takes to plan one? Why not try a mini-breakout? Utilize the components of BreakoutEDU to replicate the high levels of student engagement it produces in all aspects of your lesson. Session will provide resources to create your own mini-breakout. 

Last minute addition:  We will introduce and try the new BreakoutEDU digital platform.

Speakers
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Katherine Branley

Academic Coach, Saddleback Valley USD
LM

Lisa Meyers

Academic Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
408

8:30am

CANCELLED - BoostEDU: A Personalized Approach to Transforming Teacher Resources
BoostEDU is a program that supports teachers in transforming their current lessons into 21st century learning experiences. In this session, teachers will assess the depth of SAMR in their current lessons and participate in a guided lesson design process to support technology integration.

Speakers
avatar for Meagan Kelly

Meagan Kelly

Teacher, Team Technology Leader, Hesperia Unified School District
Meagan Kelly is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator from Hesperia, California. She is currently a middle school Math, AVID, and Technology teacher, as well as the Team Technology Leader and AVID coordinator. Meagan uses a variety of educational technology too... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
401

8:30am

Designing with Google
In this session, educators will learn how best to use Google Drawings and Google Slides in the classroom. Both of these tools offer students and staff with amazing creative possibilities. Find out how these tools can be used to create infographics, logos, e-magazines, and much more!

Speakers
avatar for Raul Cortez

Raul Cortez

CTE Teacher/Google Certified Trainer, Diego Hills Public Charter School
I am a Google Certified Trainer with a passion for EdTech! I earned a Master's Degree in Education in 2011. I have been teaching digital literacy since 2012, working with all age groups and skill levels. With so many online tools available; my goal is to help individuals sort th... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
406

8:30am

Digital Lesson Design
The use of the technology in the classroom must be deliberate and thoughtful. In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of digital lesson design through the analysis of lessons from multiple instructional lenses.

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director of 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 technol... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1408

8:30am

Easy Video Editing with 'Clips' by Apple (iPhone and iPad only)
Join us for a hands on exploration of the new Clips app by Apple. Learn the features of this new tool and how teachers and students around the world are using it in education.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

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

Integrated Technology Coach, San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1409

8:30am

Engaging Students with Coding in the Classroom
Learn about some of the tools available to help teach coding across the curriculum. Generate ideas for your classroom that you can integrate into the lessons you are already teaching. No coding experience necessary!

Speakers
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Heidi Baynes

TOSA-Instructional Technology, San Jacinto Unified School District


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Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
403

8:30am

Fake News: Guiding Students through the Age of Misinformation
Helping students develop healthy skepticism about information has always been a challenge for educators. This workshop will address how misinformation is spread and give teachers practical resources for students.

Speakers
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Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Librarian, West Hills High School, GUHSD
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitati... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1457

8:30am

Going Global with Google!
Google can help your students become Global Citizens: Google Hangouts connects students to classes and experts around the world; MyMaps allows students to collaborate with global peers on research; Google translate makes communication possible in any language. Google is your students’ passport.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Worley

Robin Worley

OUSD District EdTech TOSA, Oceanside Unified School District
I'm as passionate about traveling as I am about education, so of course I try to integrate global citizenship into as many lessons as possible. Google apps and other technology tools make it easy to connect with others beyond school walls to create a truly global classroom.


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
407

8:30am

Got the New Earth? How about Maps?
Google Earth has been rebuilt from the ocean floor up to the highest mountain peaks. Explore all the new features and learn how to use them in your classroom. After exploring the Earth, we will move on to unique and engaging ways to create and use My Maps.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Instructional Tech Coach, Las Virgenes USD
Nancy is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and has a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and presents frequently at conferences. Nancy is one of the hosts of the TLC.ninja podcast. She blog... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1455

8:30am

I'm a Kindergarten Author & Illustrator Thanks to Pixie and Book Creator
Watch the author and the illustrator come alive in your classroom using Pixie and Book Creator Apps. A step by step guide will inspire your students to write, illustrate and share their creations.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Rolf

Jennifer Rolf

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1404

8:30am

Informal and Formal Assessments: Low Tech to High Tech
One of the constants across all classrooms is checking to make sure our students get it, got it and are good! This session will provide low tech to high tech ways for teachers to assess before, during and after lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Angood

Trevor Angood

AVID Elective/AP Government Teacher, Eastlake High School, Sweetwater Union High School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1454

8:30am

Integrating Technology into Your Math Classroom
Integrating Screencastify, Hyper Docs, and Google Draw in a blended learning math classroom.

Speakers
LM

Laura Martin

Math Facilitators, Cajon Valley Union School District
avatar for Leslie Perry

Leslie Perry

Math Facilitator, Cajon Valley Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1458

8:30am

Lights, Camera, Creation: Amplifying Student Learning
Forget about those worksheets and fill-in the blanks, come hear ideas to take student creation to the next level. Hear strategies from experienced teachers, K-12, to better know how to begin and implement: Book Creator, iMovie, and Apple's newest app, Clips, into your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic
avatar for Dena Glynn

Dena Glynn

4ht/5th Grade Teacher, Poway Unified School District
I am currently a 4th/5th grade teacher at Tierra Bonita Elementary school who is passionate about all things ed. tech! For six years, I've been lucky enough to work in a 1:1 iPad environment at an Apple Distinguished elementary school in Poway.


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1453

8:30am

Making Digital Books with Google Slides
This session will focus on helping students take Google Slides to the next level. Using an eBook students can move away from routine bullet point slides and instead create beautiful, detailed, and informative pieces that demonstrate understand in any subject area. Best suited from grades 3 and up.

Speakers
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Jamie Lora

General Education Teacher, San Marcos Unified School District
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Laura Sugano

District Technology TOSA, San Marcos Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
402

8:30am

Making Reading and Writing Easier for Special Needs Students
Learn how to help struggling readers and writers with two accessibility tools: Read & Write for Google, and Voice Typing. SpEd teachers, GenEd teachers, and related service providers can use these to give students confidence, increase productivity, and increase classroom participation. Free and fun!

Hey everyone who attended my session! Here are the links I promised...

Link to my presentation
http://bit.ly/2zx0FDm

Directions for how to get free teacher account:

https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/read-write/free-for-teachers/

Best website for solving voice typing problems (e.g. greyed out):

https://support.google.com/docs/answer/4492226?hl=en

Read&Write product description:

https://goo.gl/6Anz0b

Comparison of free vs. premium for various platforms:

https://goo.gl/401eUM

Practice Reading Aloud description:

https://goo.gl/241GSd

Guides for various platforms/environments:

https://goo.gl/8pEHeA

Implementation for Schools:

https://goo.gl/DjeJDd




Speakers
JK

Julie Kercher

Occupational Therapist, San Diego Unified School District



Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1223

8:30am

Master Your Mail - Gmail Tips and Tricks
Drowning in Gmail? Can't find emails when you need them? Come learn about ways to customize the look and feel of your inbox, use labels and filters, search effectively, and utilize some lesser known settings and options to master your mail.

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 t... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1405

8:30am

Personalized PD: Choose Your Own EDventure
It’s time to differentiate and personalize PD! Learn about tools and strategies implemented at the site and district level to allow for and support choice so teachers can take a deeper dive into professional interests.

Speakers
avatar for Becca Henig

Becca Henig

Instructional Coach, San Marcos Unified
avatar for Stephanie Wallace

Stephanie Wallace

Principal, San Marcos Elementary


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1225

8:30am

Presentation Literacy in Kindergarten
Can kindergarteners write TED talks? Yes, they can! How can you use technology and passion based learning to help kindergarteners become confident speakers? Learn about using apps like Seesaw to support speaking and listening skills.

Speakers
avatar for Arabella Wang

Arabella Wang

Teacher, Cajon Valley Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1222

8:30am

Supporting English Learners with Technology
This interactive session will provide participants with strategies, tools and apps to support ELs through the use of technology. Your students will love what you bring back!

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Fullerton

Mindy Fullerton

EL Instructional Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
409

8:30am

Symbaloos
Symbaloos are a visual bookmarking tool that allows you to organize by topic. Students can be directed to those resources that are located all in one spot and can create their own. Join us and learn how to create your own Symbaloos.

Speakers

Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1407

8:30am

Transform & Create Mastery-Learning Environment with Standards Based Grading
Participants will learn how to make grades & feedback more meaningful w/ standards based grading. Mastery driven learning cultivates resiliency, equity, and gives every child an opportunity to succeed. Participants will leave with online rubrics, feedback forms, mastery tasks, parent letters & more!

Speakers
avatar for Alicia Johal

Alicia Johal

Science Teacher, Sweetwater UHSD
Alicia Johal is a fifth-year, equity-driven science educator and site curriculum specialist in Sweetwater Union High School District. She is an Apple Foundations Trainer, New Teacher Induction Mentor, and Adjunct Faculty with National Univeristy who strives to innovate and lead o... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1459

8:30am

Using the Google Classroom App for Students and Teachers
Learn to use the Google Classroom mobile app and the difference between it and the browser version. Learn about additional features only available in the app - annotations, create a PDF, attach a photo, attach a video using the camera.

Slides Presentation

Speakers
avatar for Amy Springstead

Amy Springstead

Teacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development, San Dieguito Union High School District
16 years high school math teaching experience | Teacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development | | Slides posted on my blog: MathPlusEdTech.com


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
404

8:30am

Virtually Not-an-Essay
A quick look at why moving beyond a standard essay is important for students and what research says. Then we'll delve into four basic alternatives. Including:
-100% authentic writing experiences
-Infographics / videos
-Analytical buzzfeed like quizzes
-Virtual Reality Museums

Speakers
avatar for Carissa Peck

Carissa Peck

Teacher, Mater Dei Catholic High School
Passionate about media literacy, Carissa started her career teaching English abroad (South Korea, Spain, Mexico) and pursued her education by getting a Masters in Multicultural and Bilingual Education at the University of Alcala. | | Now back in San Diego, she has been teac... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1221

8:30am

Where to Access Primary Sources Online
Whether you have a one-to-one digital classroom or have a computer lab, primary source materials are easily accessible online if you know where to look. This session will show teachers some of the best digital resources to develop Document Based Questions (DBQs).

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School, Diocese of San Diego
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... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 8:30am - 9:15am
1406

9:30am

Creating a Makerspace on Campus
With the wonderings of what a Makerspace is and how it serves as the purpose of a campus, come hear our story of how we built a team, collaborated together, and created a creative space for our students to fully engraft themselves in the world of STEAM.

Speakers
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Ashley Serrin

1st Grade Teacher, Chula Vista Elementary School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
407

9:30am

Cross-Curricular Project Design
Teacher leaders will share how they integrate their subjects to create real world assignments with global perspectives and discuss how students learn core curriculum through practical, real world application by establishing a foundation for instruction in the key subjects and 21st century themes.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Plocinski

Amanda Plocinski

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I am very passionate about cross-curricular project work. I thrive on showing students connections across disciplines while applying their new knowledge to real world issues. I am currently an Innovation Coach with the Dynamic Learning Project through Digital Promise and Google... Read More →
avatar for Catherine White

Catherine White

Assistant Principal, Cajon Valley Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
402

9:30am

Desmos Classroom Activities for the Secondary Math Class
Experience Desmos classroom activities that will allow your students to create, collaborate, communicate, and think critically. Learn where to find them, how to run them, and tips for successful classroom implementation. Leave this session with activities you can use next week!

Speakers
avatar for John Berray

John Berray

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
John has spent 22 years figuring out ways to make high school math class memorable. Now he spends his time talking tech integration and lesson design with fellow GUHSD teachers. Learning first, technology second. Proud member of the #MTBoS.
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

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


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1409

9:30am

Don’t Be Afraid: Join Me Between the Sheets!
Many teachers are afraid of spreadsheets, but there is no reason to be! Come learn the basics of Google Sheets and the many ways you and your students can use them in your classroom, no matter their grade level. Participants will create and explore a variety of Google Sheets.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Instructional Tech Coach, Las Virgenes USD
Nancy is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and has a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and presents frequently at conferences. Nancy is one of the hosts of the TLC.ninja podcast. She blog... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1455

9:30am

Empowering Students Through Cross-Curricular Units and Design Thinking
Students deserve a 21st century education that allows them to take ownership of their learning through hands on student led projects. Four years ago a group of 8th grade teachers challenged the idea that content could be taught through cross-curricular units not just in isolation.

Speakers
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Dahlia Rinck

English Teacher, Tierra Del Sol Middle School
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Robert Shield

History Teacher, Tierra Del Sol Middle School


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
403

9:30am

Google Classroom 101
Come learn the basics of Google Classroom! Create assignments, make announcements, share resources, and ask questions to your learners; all to take your classroom outside the four walls at your school.

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Angood

Trevor Angood

AVID Elective/AP Government Teacher, Eastlake High School, Sweetwater Union High School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1454

9:30am

Google Slides: Not your Parents' Powerpoint
In this session, teachers will learn how to use Google Slides as more than just a presentation tool. Creating interactive slides, digital books, and collaborative projects are just a few of the topics that will be covered in this session.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Love-Fleck

Heather Love-Fleck

EdTech TOSA, Oceanside Unified School District
Heather Love-Fleck is an EdTech TOSA for Oceanside Unified School District. She provides support in the area of educational technology, helping teachers and students implement tech as a tool to meet learning objectives. Heather has been teaching for 11 years, working with student... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
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9:30am

Infographics Your Students Can Create
An alternate approach to research reports. Learn how students can present findings using infographics through a free Internet-based program that also works with Chromebooks. Final products can be downloaded to Google Drive. BYOD. Novices welcome.
Here is the link to resources: http://bit.ly/RADRussoResources  
Resources are continually updated.

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Russo

Laurie Russo

Language Arts Teacher, Badger Springs Middle School
I have been teaching 8th grade Language Arts for over 15 years now. | | I am a very outside the box kind of person. As a matter of fact, there is no box as far as I am concerned. I see connections everywhere and try to instill that vision in my students.


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1456

9:30am

Innovate Your Classroom with Google Drawings: The Best Tool You’re Not Using!
Google Drawings has a simple interface that allows teachers and students to create customized materials to extend the curriculum. Come to this session to see a wide variety of examples of how this versatile tool may be used and get some practice on how to perform basic design functions.

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Thompson

Barbara Thompson

Innovation Teacher, San Marcos USD
I am a Common Sense Media Ed Tech Mentor Teacher, Google Certified Level 1, and an Apple Teacher for iPads and Mac.


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
401

9:30am

Integrating Technology in the Special Education Classroom
Come learn how you can integrate technology in the special education classroom. A variety of tech will be discussed like Google Classroom and Microsoft OneNote. Also, we will discuss assistive technology that can be used on the iPads and Lenovos to better support students with disabilities.

Speakers
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Valerie Ruiz

TOSA at Special Services, SUHSD


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1223

9:30am

Not Just an Electronic Bathroom Pass (But that, too!)
Do you want to automate some of your daily, logistical tasks? This session will focus on using Google Docs, Forms, and Add-ons to streamline tasks and embed accountability. Teachers and admin are welcome! We'll look at shared docs, using forms and responses, an electronic bathroom pass, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Ted Hooks

Ted Hooks

Principal, Santee School District



Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1405

9:30am

Reawaken Creativity & Motivate Learners through Instagram
Attendees will learn how to reawaken creativity and motivate learners through the use of Instagram. Best practices will be discussed, and photography tips to make those photos stand out. Creative projects will be shared, and educators will see many examples to help increase student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Kay Little

Kay Little

Digital Learning Coach, Lakeside Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1408

9:30am

Reflections in the Curriculum: LGBTQIA Faces & Voices
Participants learn to promote and embrace diversity via online resources: (Newsela, video, LGBT History Month’s Website, Skype) allowing LGBTQIA students to see themselves reflected in the curriculum & explore methods for infusing LGBTQIA-affirming content into pre-existing curricular frameworks.

Speakers
avatar for Mick Rabin

Mick Rabin

Project Resource Teacher, Family and Community Engagement, San Diego Unified School District
Dad/husband. He/him/his. 22 yrs San Diego Unified, 3rd Grade Teacher and currently a Project Resource Teacher with Family and Community Engagement Department, LGBTQIA Education & Advocacy. 17 yrs GLSEN SD board member & volunteer. Comic book geek.


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
408

9:30am

Starving For Effective Coaching Strategies That Will Leave Your Teachers Full?
Come whet your appetite with a menu full of delicious options. You will leave with a four course meal full of coaching strategies to implement tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

Curriculm Resource Teacher/ToSA, Santee School District
@SanteeSchDist, JH Teacher, SDCUE VP, Jet Setter, Google Trainer, Edtech Jedi, let's talk about Star Wars.
avatar for Jennifer Rolf

Jennifer Rolf

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1404

9:30am

Take a Bite Out of Apple Teacher: Learn, See & Do!
Apple Teacher is a professional learning program that supports & celebrates educators that use Apple products. Build skills & earn badges on iPad and Mac to use tomorrow in class. Hear best practices & related lesson ideas from seasoned teachers. You will even earn a badge before you leave!

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic
avatar for Dena Glynn

Dena Glynn

4ht/5th Grade Teacher, Poway Unified School District
I am currently a 4th/5th grade teacher at Tierra Bonita Elementary school who is passionate about all things ed. tech! For six years, I've been lucky enough to work in a 1:1 iPad environment at an Apple Distinguished elementary school in Poway.


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1453

9:30am

Teaching Tough Topics with Tech: Slavery
Mount Vernon has innovative, free tools for teaching the power of George Washington’s eighteenth-century world. This interactive session highlights the resources available on their website to build lesson plans with an emphasis on teaching about slavery.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School, Diocese of San Diego
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... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1406

9:30am

Why and How to Start a Code Club
Come learn why you should start a Code Club in your school. After this session you will walk away with everything you need to know to make a Code Club happen at your school. We will cover Scratch, Python, and a SenseHat Emulator. Don't know what those are? Even better!

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Wilke

Kyle Wilke

Special Education Teacher, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
I have my BA from Cal State Fullerton in Child and Adolescent Development. I also received my Mild/Mod Education Specialist Credential from CSUF as well. I've always been a tech geek and bring as much tech into my classroom as I can. I recently became a Raspberry Pi Certified... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
1457

9:30am

Advanced Google Classroom Tips and Tricks
Find out what is new for Google Classroom, as well as some tricks and tips to using Google Classroom. Find out how to create your own custom header, use rubrics to give student feedback, and create assignments that encourage collaboration and student voice.

Speakers
avatar for Beth Sandford

Beth Sandford

Third Grade Teacher, Lakeside Union School District
Google Level 1 and 2 Certified Instructor, EdTech Leadership Credential, Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid certified, Hyperdoc Junkie, lover of all things EdTech! Favorite Teacher reads: Kids Deserve it!, Shift This, Dive Into InQuiry, Hypderdoc Handbook, Ditch That Textbook.


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
404

9:30am

CANCELLED - Master the Master Slide
Google Slides is more than just a presentation tool. It allows for collaboration and creation for both teachers and students. By learning how to use the master slide mode in this session, you'll have to opportunity to create custom layouts, templates, and/or my favorite: HyperSLIDES!

Speakers
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Michele Osinski

Teacher, Temecula Valley Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1407

9:30am

Digital BreakOutEDU Investigation
Digital BreakOut is an amazing tool for student engagement. Take any topic to a new level by using ThingLink, VR, and Google Apps. Make your review into an engaging adventure by searching for clues in different rooms, with music and stunning visuals. You'll use our templates to create your own.

Speakers
avatar for Estefania Hernandez

Estefania Hernandez

Teacher, San Dieguito High School Academy
avatar for Venetia Ricchio

Venetia Ricchio

Teacher, Chaffey Joint Union High School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1225

9:30am

Do Your Students Code? Computer Science for All
If your school isn't teaching Computer Science (CS) yet, WHY NOT? In this workshop, learn the value of teaching CS to all ages and hear about FREE curriculum from code.org. You'll even try out a high school lesson! Find out how accessible CS can be for ALL students. No coding experience necessary!

Slide deck available at: bit.ly/CODE-SDCUE17

Speakers
avatar for Bradley Ostrander

Bradley Ostrander

Math & Computer Science Teacher, Grossmont Union High School District
IDEA Center High School - An alternative school of choice in the Grossmont Union High School District. #integratedmath #PBL #CSforAll #CSforCA #CSforSanDiego | | Twitter: @BradOstrander


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1226

9:30am

Engage your Classroom with Thinglink
Thinglink is an interactive site that allows the user to add interactive tags to their images. Interactive images are useful tools for students to be able to read and interpret visual representation of information.

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Claudja Van Orden

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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 afte... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1403

9:30am

Formative Assessment? There's an APP for that!
Move...Play...Learn! with QUIZLET LIVE, “Let’s Recap," Padlet, and Quizizz. These apps are highly engaging, collaborative, and pedagogically sound. Teachers can assess the basics through higher DOK levels. These apps require students to collaborate and think! Participants will receive an APP DECK.

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Stephanie Avera

Edtech Coordinator, Capistrano Unified
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Meredith Ritner

Secondary EdTech TOSA, Capistrano Unified


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1459

9:30am

Seesaw Safari
Come along with us on a Seesaw Safari to discover the wonders of the SeeSaw world and how it can transform your classroom into a blended learning environment. Explorers will navigate their way to all the creation stations and will leave equipped with lessons they can use on Monday!

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Catherine Scanlon

1st Grade Teacher, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
avatar for Amanda Taylor

Amanda Taylor

EdTech Tosa, Saddleback Valley Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1221

9:30am

Supercharge Google with Add-Ons
This session is for educators currently using GSuite apps who are looking for new ideas for differentiation, assigning group work, grading digitally and more! It will focus on Doctopus, Goobric & Autocrat. Participants will design an activity using at least one of the add-ons. bit.ly/SuperchargeGoogle


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Nichol Everett

Teacher, El Camino High School (Oceanside)


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
406

9:30am

Tech Stations: Plan Your Classroom Tech Revolution
Lets mix station rotation with tech and make something great! See tech stations first hand, try out some great tech and even begin planning out your own variation. You'll bring Play-doh to life, create custom controllers, learn circuits with minecraft and even walk away with some 3D printed goodies!

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Jesus Huerta

teacher, 6th grade, El Centro Elementary School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1222

9:30am

The 4C’s of EdTech
The 4C's are the focus of the common core. We work in environments that preach these as the skills enabling our students to become College and Career Ready. Transforming teaching and learning requires a shift in culture from one in which great teaching is talked about to modeled.

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avatar for John Morgan

John Morgan

Dir of EdTech, Capistrano Unified School District
Science Teacher for 10 years, EdTech TOSA for 1 year, Director of EdTech for 2. I have a doctorate in education from UCSD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in technology use in the classroom. I do what I love and love what I do. Always a pleasure working with other educators... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
1458

9:30am

Tynker-ing With Code
Come and "Tynker" with code as you learn how your students can create curricular related and creative coding projects with Tynker. Also, learn how to setup a teacher account and add students to classes. Please install FREE Tynker app if bringing a tablet device.

Presentation available at: http://bit.ly/tynkerwithcode 

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Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer. #csk8 Chat Moderator. 2016-17 CSTA K-12 Standards Revision Task Force. Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. Google Certified Educator Level 1. K-8 Representative: CSTA Board of Directors


Saturday November 4, 2017 9:30am - 11:15am
409

10:30am

25 Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom
This session is a fast paced romp through the tricks and tools that have worked best in my 1:1 classroom. You will help choose our path, but possible areas of exploration include, differentiation, assessment, efficiency, collaboration and more.

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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. 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 techno... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
401

10:30am

4 Tools to Rock Digital Assessment
Learn to use Kahoot, Socrative, Formative, and Quizlet Live to put some fun in digital assessment! Whole class, independent, and even as homework - see how these tools can change the way you assess students. Come with some content ready to transform and let's rock digital assessment together!

Speakers
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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 t... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1405

10:30am

Besides the Slides: Creative Presentation Tools
Take your student presentations and projects to the next level with tools and formats designed to engage the audience and provide authentic opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery.
Session Link

Speakers
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Sophia Jacoub

Teacher/Site DLC, Grossmont Union High School District
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... Read More →
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Dan McDowell

Director of 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 technol... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1408

10:30am

Coach's Corner
Join a facilitated discussion around instructional coaching in our schools. Share your own experiences, listen to others, and walk away with resources you can use in your own coaching environment. The smartest person in the room is the room itself, come be a part of the room!

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Julie Garcia

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

Instructional Technology Coach, SDUSD


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1409

10:30am

Creating a Makerspace in Your Classroom
Are you interested in starting or growing your own classroom makerspace? Makerspace allows students the chance to create and innovate using a variety of high (and low) tech materials. The session will cover the benefits of creating one, real classroom examples, and managing and obtaining materials.

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Amy Hammon

Teacher, Knob Hill Elementary School


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1224

10:30am

Developing Adolescent Voice and Choice Through #RYB
Learn to use blogging and audio recording tools to reflect, review, and redefine what it means to be a teenager navigating through the stages of life. Dive into questions that novels seek to answer in order to help students develop their voice in the world.

Speakers
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Elizabeth Tills

Teacher, CVUSD
I am a creative, forward thinking educator who believes in promoting multiple discourse learning environments and encouraging students to learn and love all aspects of reading, writing, and language. Besides being passionate about learning and my students, I also enjoy spending t... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I am a mom of 2, a teacher, facilitator and technology guru. I enjoy connecting with others to share and develop ideas!


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
402

10:30am

Empowering Students - Tech Leadership Team in Elementary School
Can elementary students be technology leaders to teach teachers and student peers? Yes, they can! We will share how to recruit and set up an elementary student leadership team to support technology at your school. Creating tutorials, 1:1 tutorings, researching programs and apps and more. Co-Presenters include Casey Carroll (4th Grade), Maya Jensen (5th Grade), Madison Yarbrough (5th Grade), and Liam Whelan (4th Grade). 
http://bit.ly/elemtechsquad

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Anastasio

Laurie Anastasio

Teacher / Tech Lead, San Marcos Unified
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 t... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1404

10:30am

Engage Students In Experiences That Matter To Them
Learn how connecting projects with the community inspires students. Walk through a food truck project that incorporates student choice, technology, design, entrepreneurship, mathematics, and more. Ideas to empower learning through meaningful experiences will be shared.

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avatar for Holly Morey

Holly Morey

Teacher, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
408

10:30am

Engaging Student Through Choice
Learn how to start letting go and give your students control over the digital content they create in the classroom to show their learning. You’ll be amazed what can happen when you take a step to the side and give students freedom in choice and creation.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic
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Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher/ EdTech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I teach Anatomy and Physiology and Biology. I also work in the Center for Innovation at CCHS where our team helps teachers integrate technology in meaningful ways into their curriculum. Cathedral Catholic High School is a 1:1 iPad school in its 5th year. I am an Apple Distinguis... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1453

10:30am

Enhancing Second Language Acquisition with Technology
Presenters will share their experiences about using technology in an elementary class setting. You'll see how apps like seesaw, facetalk, Imovie, and google drive support second language acquisition and developing in all language areas.

This is a link to my presentation https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1mxy70JiyTytRw2p6CbH90by_oCt3V3C9-2WowqtEliQ/edit?usp=sharing

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avatar for Cecilia Martinez

Cecilia Martinez

Spanish Immersion Teacher, Lakeside Union School Distric



Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1454

10:30am

Get Scratchy with Narrative Coding
Push your novel units to the next level by combining literature, music, art, and coding! We will be looking at building novels units start to finish, integrating technology, engineering standards, art and music, and more! 

http://bit.ly/SDCUEscratchy



Speakers
avatar for Kimber Johnston

Kimber Johnston

K-8 Ed Tech, Prentice School
Kimber is the Educational Technology Manager for The Prentice School, a K-8 school in Orange County, CA for students with learning differences. | She earned her BS in Communication Design from CSU Monterey Bay, and her MEd in Learning Design and Leadership from University of Illi... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1456

10:30am

Green Screen - Endless Possibilities!
Do you want your students to take charge and create their own engaging content? This session will give you multiple options on how to get your students excited about creating content in any subject area. Designed for teachers who have access to iPads. Learn how to use a green screen and smash apps to create a unique final product! Your students will LOVE trying to create their own movies/videos!

Link to my PRESENTATION 
PS The presentation has resources you can take with you and keep for future projects!

I will provide video samples and green screen templates for you to use with grades K-6

I will have some ipads for you to use. If you want to use your own I'd recommend downloading: 

Green Screen By Do ink
Book Creator
Chrome
iMovie

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Amy Smith

K-6 Technology Specialist, Del Mar Union School District
*K-6 TECHNOLOGY! | *media projects | *green screen projects | *ipad app smashing | *coding | *digital citizenship | *Hyperdocs


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
407

10:30am

How to Develop Standards-Based OER Curriculum
Take a look at our journey of building OER (Open Educational Resources) collections to align with new standards. Discussion will include tools, suggestions, and pitfalls to avoid while curating OER resources with your team. Walk away with access to all the Science OER resources we have so far!

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Annika Goodin

Teacher, Science Department Chair, El Cajon Valley High School
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Franz Ruiz

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
Family, Love, Nature, Good Food, Science, and Star Wars.


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
403

10:30am

Of Course I Read the Terms and Conditions! - Protecting Student Data
In this session, we discuss the various laws that are in place, how they affect school districts, and strategies for communicating with teachers and parents to help them understand how the district is protecting our student’s personal information and why we can’t simply click “I agree”.

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Hamilton McDermott

Chief Technology Officer, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1455

10:30am

Research Revisited: 10+ Misconceptions About Teaching Students How to Research
Teaching students how to research is a responsibility for ALL teachers! Come find out what’s new when it comes to research instruction, information literacy, and how to best prepare students to function fluently as both content consumers and creators.

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Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
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Suzanne Sannwald

Librarian, West Hills High School, GUHSD
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitati... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1457

10:30am

Revolutionary Ideas on a Revolutionized Website
Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is a little mountain that is home to big ideas. Teachers can bring those ideas straight to their classroom through the NEW, revised Monticello Digital Classroom website and the Slavery at Monticello iOS/Android app.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School, Diocese of San Diego
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... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1406

10:30am

Take Your Paper Notebook Digital
Transform the paper notebook into a digital one. Focus on workflow, organization. Hyperdocs and Google Slides incorporated. SAMR Model applied, and participants will walk away with everything from basic to advanced skills in using GSuite in the classroom. Templates and resources will be shared.

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avatar for Elizabeth Armstrong

Elizabeth Armstrong

Teacher/Tech Coach, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
High School ELA Teacher (10 years), 5 years in a 1:1 Chromebook classroom. 4 years presenting PD for GSuite/Chromebook/PowerSchool, MA EdTech.


Saturday November 4, 2017 10:30am - 11:15am
1223

11:15am

Lunch
Saturday November 4, 2017 11:15am - 12:15pm
Student Lawn

12:15pm

#Booksnaps with Google Drawings and Snapchat
Let’s face it, our students are immersed in social media. Ever wonder how you can tap into this phenomenon and make learning relevant to students? #BookSnaps is the answer. #Booksnaps are a fun way for students to make their learning visible by creating meaningful reflections of their reading.

Speakers
avatar for Marilyn McAlister

Marilyn McAlister

Staff, El Centro Elementary School District
I love all things Google!!! Especially hyperdocs and #BookSnaps with Google Drawings. My new favorite passion is Flipgrid. Follow me on Twitter @MarilynEDU and my class @SixthGradeSuns. #MuchLove


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1221

12:15pm

(Re)Conquering Google
Google is a beast. Constantly updated & changing weekly, yet it maintains a simple structure allowing for application throughout the curriculum. This session is a refresher, a next step, and an application of google that will help you figure out where you can use it to elevate your class.

Speakers
avatar for John Morgan

John Morgan

Dir of EdTech, Capistrano Unified School District
Science Teacher for 10 years, EdTech TOSA for 1 year, Director of EdTech for 2. I have a doctorate in education from UCSD in Teaching and Learning with a focus in technology use in the classroom. I do what I love and love what I do. Always a pleasure working with other educators... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1458

12:15pm

Design Thinking, Engineering and Innovation- a K-8 Model
Double Peak School will share their story of building a brand new K-8 school’s Innovation Program with an emphasis on design thinking, making in the makerspace, engineering, technology and computer science. Attendees will leave with lessons & resources they can use in their own classrooms & schools! 
Presentation Link: bit.do/dpsk8

Speakers
avatar for Christine Dixon

Christine Dixon

Innovation Coordinator TOSA, Double Peak K8 School/San Marcos Unified School District
Christine Dixon is the Innovation Coordinator TOSA for Double Peak K8 School in San Marcos Unified School District. She leads the Innovation Program for all TK-8 grades in the area of technology, coding, robotics, engineering, design thinking, and making in the school’s Makersp... Read More →
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Charity Shepard

Teacher, Double Peak School


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1226

12:15pm

Explore, Engage and Get Excited about Coding Using Ozobots!
Want to watch your littles explore, engage and become excited about coding and robotics? This session will be a fast paced hands-on experience with Ozobots. You will leave with strategies and a plan to use Ozobots in your classroom tomorrow!

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avatar for Jennifer Rolf

Jennifer Rolf

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1404

12:15pm

Flip Over Literature Circles
This session will mash up Google Classroom, Google Slides, Docs, Seesaw & Flipgrid to give literature circles a whole new look. Participants will leave with Literature Circle templates, and knowledge of Seesaw and Flipgrid that they can use in the classroom the very next day!

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avatar for Beth Sandford

Beth Sandford

Third Grade Teacher, Lakeside Union School District
Google Level 1 and 2 Certified Instructor, EdTech Leadership Credential, Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid certified, Hyperdoc Junkie, lover of all things EdTech! Favorite Teacher reads: Kids Deserve it!, Shift This, Dive Into InQuiry, Hypderdoc Handbook, Ditch That Textbook.


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
404

12:15pm

Gamification in the Classroom
In this session you will learn how to engage your students by introducing game-based learning with Blind Kahoots, an introduction to Classcraft, Socrative, Quizlet.live, and Quizizz.

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Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1223

12:15pm

Genius Hour
Attendees will learn what Genius Hour is, the benefits of Genius Hour, and they will receive step by step guidelines and resources to get it started. After attending this workshop, educators can go back and begin Genius Hour immediately.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Litoff

Julie Litoff

Teacher, Cajon Valley Union School District
I have been a CVUSD teacher for 14 year. I spent all 14 at Magnolia, but I just made the transition to Chase. I am passionate about Genius Hour, Project-Based Learning, and enhancing learning for ALL students with technology.


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
409

12:15pm

Google Sites: The Schoolteacher's Guide to the Web Galaxy
Focusing on the NEW Google sites, this session is a quick guide to easily building amazing and free websites for educators and students using the G Suite of tools.


Session link

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avatar for Sophia Jacoub

Sophia Jacoub

Teacher/Site DLC, Grossmont Union High School District
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... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1408

12:15pm

Google Slides: More Than a Presentation Tool
Forget presentations - Google Slides does more than you think! Make great looking newsletters? Showcase student learning? Student created magazines? Learning journals? Create a “choose your own adventure” story? The options are endless! Come explore the power and possibility of Google Slides.

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 t... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1405

12:15pm

Google's Dynamic Learning Project
Google selected 50 schools to participate in the DLP. This coaching model was created to bridge the emerging "Second Digital Divide" being created by the way in which teachers use technology. Walk away learning about this challenge-based coaching model and how your school could participate.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Ibrahim

Stephanie Ibrahim

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
avatar for Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I am a mom of 2, a teacher, facilitator and technology guru. I enjoy connecting with others to share and develop ideas!


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
402

12:15pm

Making IT Personal: Leveraging Technology to Support Diverse Learners
This presentation will be a fast-paced session with a focus on the use of add-ons, extensions and web-based applications and tools to make it personal for each learner.

Speakers
avatar for David Franklin

David Franklin

Program Specialist, IT, ABC Unified School District
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Trenton Tanioka

Math Teacher, ABC Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
403

12:15pm

Nobody Flops with Flipgrid: Video That Gives Everybody a Voice
Participants of all grade levels will get a general overview of the free version of Flipgrid. You will create your grid, create a topic, and experience Flipgrid as a student. Ideas for use in a variety of classroom situations will also be shared.

Presentation Resources:

Speakers
avatar for Pamela Rabin

Pamela Rabin

San Diego Unified School District Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, SDCUE Board Member: Treasurer
I am a masters swimmer who loves ocean swimming, gardening, and traveling with my husband and family both locally and abroad. I have two daughters who practice the art form of disheveling my patience on a continuous basis--but whom I think I will keep. I have two ferocious shih-t... Read More →
avatar for Cheryl Steinemann

Cheryl Steinemann

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
408

12:15pm

Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy
Learn about an exciting STEM Professional Development opportunity for middle school teachers! The NG Teachers Academy will increase teacher confidence and classroom excellence in STEM, while improving teacher knowledge about 21st century workforce skills. 25 teachers selected nationwide.

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Sharon Stevens Allen

Science Teacher & Department Chair, San Marcos Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
406

12:15pm

Reading Revolution: New Literacies in Future Ready Learning
With the Internet and more publishing options, students are developing literacy skills and reading interests that may go unnoticed by educators. Learn about these experiences and how to capitalize on skill development with innovative applications for the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Macceca

Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Librarian, West Hills High School, GUHSD
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitati... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1457

12:15pm

Student Collaboration within Office365
Come to this session to learn how students can use Office365 to collaborate on classroom assignments. We will be looking at the different features of Office Forms, Sway, Teams, and Docs to see how they can be incorporated into your classroom.

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Giulia Longo

Teacher, Chula Vista Elementary School District
Giulia is in her fourth year of teaching. She tries to incorporate common low to no-cost materials into her lessons. She encourages students to have a growth mindset especially when it comes to engineering.


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1224

12:15pm

Super Easy STEAM in a “Box” for Elementary Schools
Participants will get to experience a STEAM activity from the "box" to see what students will do in the classroom, including journaling. We will talk about designing and creating activities for their needs and how to find more resources easily.

Speakers
avatar for Marla Rosenthal

Marla Rosenthal

Innovation Specialist, Discovery Elementary School
Currently: Innovation Specialist for TK-5th Grade @ Discovery Elementary. Previously I've taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th with EL and SPeD clusters. Student learning and advancing engagement at all levels between technology, content and reality. I been playing in the edtech arena for... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1407

12:15pm

The Quest for Student Impact in the Community
Learn how students use Design Thinking to seek & solve problems relevant to their lives through Quest, a class that promotes deep thinking & creativity. Quest provides students opportunities to identify & solve problems and how to share those solutions with authentic audiences to make an impact.

Speakers
avatar for Jasmyn Tanner

Jasmyn Tanner

6th Grade Teacher, Del Mar Heights School, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1225

12:15pm

YouTube Videos in Your Classroom: Search, Organize, and Use
Do you want to give kids another way to look at addition, grammar forms, and so much more? Do you like using songs in your class to reinforce concepts? I am going to show you how to search, find, and organize videos in YouTube that can be used in your classroom.

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avatar for Sonya Shaffer

Sonya Shaffer

SBRT- Site Based Resource Teacher, Escondido Union School District



Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 1:00pm
407

12:15pm

CANCELLED - Toy Hacking: Robotics for the Rest of Us
Toy Hacking students are active under the hod, they don’t settle for the world given to them. They laugh at STEM kits. They learn more. Your students could Toy Hack, and more of them will love it. This is a choice-rich NO KIT, OPEN SOURCE, LOW-COST curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Sam Patterson

Sam Patterson

Head Maker Wrangler, Echo Horizon School (independent)
Sam Patterson, M.F.A., Ed.D. is a Makerspace teacher for PreK-6th grade students at Echo Horizon School in Culver City California. Dr. Patterson is an innovative teacher using puppet building and computer programming to inspire kids to create and share. His shares his work throug... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1453

12:15pm

Conversation & Collaboration: Inquiry-Driven Dialogue Across Content Areas
Maximize student interaction and engagement across the curriculum with a lesson template that capitalizes on the Google Slide application by incorporating primary source documents, multimedia, and digital literacy skills. Participants will leave with a pedagogical strategy that is highly adaptable.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Avera

Stephanie Avera

Edtech Coordinator, Capistrano Unified
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Meredith Ritner

Secondary EdTech TOSA, Capistrano Unified


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1459

12:15pm

Curious Kids
Wishing for more inquisitive students? This session will teach you about the Question Formulation Technique to get kids thinking and asking more questions everyday. Come experience it for yourself and create your own adaptable template to take back to the classroom on Monday!

Here is the Presentation! Check it out!




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avatar for Kristen Eveland

Kristen Eveland

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
1:1 iPads, Instructional Coaching, ToSA
avatar for Stacy Roberts

Stacy Roberts

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
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 t... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1403

12:15pm

Digital Portfolios: Personal Learning Stories
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We have 3 goals/steps for this workshop. Each participant's challenge is to:
  1. Create a website with Google Sites
  2. Create a copy of the digital portfolio URL collection system I made
  3. Create a collection/display page on our Google Sites with the help of Awesome-Table
All participants will earn a cool Digital Portfolio Curator button!
To see the Google Site I built to model how to complete the 3 goals/steps above, click here!

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

Teacher Librarian, Grossmont Union High School District
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to demonstrate their learning through digital portfolio curation. Currently I'm working on ways to collect and dis... Read More →



Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1406

12:15pm

Edmodo Snapshot: Turn Formative Assessments into Workable Data in a Snap!
Looking for a great way to incorporate common core driven formative assessments into your curriculum? Edmodo makes it a Snap with Snapshot! Let Edmodo do the heavy lifting for you and create short, rigorous quizzes that can be used in a variety of ways.

Speakers
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Jenna West

Technology Teacher, Barbara Worth Junior High at Brawley Elementary School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1456

12:15pm

Form-Nation: With Likert Scales and Self-Grading For All
We are one nation, but we are under-formed. Learn the tricks that make Google Forms indispensable. I pledge to give you examples and templates you can customize for your classroom, with data, and learning for all.

Speakers
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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. 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 techno... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
401

12:15pm

Getting Ready for the Hour of Code!
Ready to start coding with your class or school, but don't know where to start?
Then this is the session for you! I will help prepare you for the HourofCode.org event in December and jumpstart your coding adventure. FInd out ways to do a school-wide Hour of code event, get tips and tricks and spend some time trying out coding!  We will also look at Scratch, Dash robots and Ozobots!  Please bring a device (iPad, chromebook, laptop, etc should work).

Speakers
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Kelli Mocny

School Based Resource and STEM Teacher, Louise Foussat Elementary, Oceanside Unified


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1409

12:15pm

Mastering Master Slides
Want to increase engagement, productivity, and collaboration for your students? Then Master Slides is for you! This session will teach users how to enhance Google Slides into more than just a presentation. Get ready to learn how to edit/create your own layouts and themes that allow students to direct more focus and energy into the quality of their work rather than the appearance.

Speakers
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Jerady Loncono

ELA Teacher, Saddleback Valley Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1222

12:15pm

Seesaw-Students Lead, Parents Participate, Teachers Facilitate with Appsmashing+
Come and participate in this super interactive session. Participants will become a student and learn about this amazing free platform by actively participating and using different tools. Learn the ins and outs of Seesaw, and how to take it to the next step with appsmashing (flipgrid, Breakout EDU, STEAM & etc.), Google Classroom connection and more! Learn how to engage students, connect parents and start using this in your classroom tomorrow. Any classroom, Any Subject!
Giveaways-
1.) Seesaw T-shirt
2.) Signed Copy of "Teach Like a Pirate" By. Dave Burgess
3.) "What Great Teachers Do Differently" By. Todd Whitaker
4.) + some pre-made classroom activities

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Dean

Teacher, Desert Sands Unified School District
I am beginning my 4th year teaching! I have taught TK, 2nd grade and now 1st Grade. I am a Seesaw ambassador who loves engaging students and parents in the classroom. I have also completed my Google Educator Certification for Level 1 and 2. I am always looking for new ways to int... Read More →
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Kayla Martindale

4th/5th intervention teacher, San Jacinto Unified School District



Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1455

12:15pm

The Power of Choice Based Learning: Helping Students Discover Their Element
Sir Ken Robinson defines one’s “element” as the place where your passion and talent meet. Quantum Academy will share with you why they began the mission to help students unveil their hidden talents and passions and how you can easily implement a program in your own class, grade level, or school.

Speakers
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Jo-Ann Fox

Instructional Coach, Quantum Academy of the Escondido Union School District
Jo-Ann is currently a Teacher on Special Assignment at Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center, a STEAM school she helped design. In her career 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 promo... Read More →
avatar for Colin Hanel

Colin Hanel

Site Based Resource Teacher, Escondido Union School District
TOSA Quantum Academy | Link to session handout | http://goo.gl/7dLNWU


Saturday November 4, 2017 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1454

1:15pm

2nd & Up? Iron Chef Lesson Design is For You! Google Slide On In!
This 45 min session introduces Jon Corippo's Iron Chef inspired lesson design to a new generation of teachers. Participants will win a Google Presentation you can use with your students, digest an overview the lesson design, and slide into experiencing it for yourselves!

Presentation Resources 

Speakers
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Dana Faccio

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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Pamela Rabin

San Diego Unified School District Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, SDCUE Board Member: Treasurer
I am a masters swimmer who loves ocean swimming, gardening, and traveling with my husband and family both locally and abroad. I have two daughters who practice the art form of disheveling my patience on a continuous basis--but whom I think I will keep. I have two ferocious shih-t... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
408

1:15pm

Embedding Voice: Infusing Presentation Literacy into your Classroom Routine
We’ll explore ways to help kids prepare for their future, by honing presentation literacy skills in every facet of their education. From peer conversations, to audience presentations, we’ll discuss ways to help students be creative, powerful and engaging, as they share ideas with the world.

Speakers
avatar for Paige Greenfeld

Paige Greenfeld

RSP, CVUSD
I'm an Ed Specialist at Meridian Elementary. I am passionate about including EVERY child in the learning process and helping students access curriculum and knowledge. I love collaborating with others and learning new things.
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Sarah Wright

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I am a mom of 2, a teacher, facilitator and technology guru. I enjoy connecting with others to share and develop ideas!


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
402

1:15pm

Exploring Google Classroom
This is an introductory session for teachers who want to set up Google Classroom for their students. Topics to be covered include: classroom set up, creating assignments and announcements, organizing assignments, grading online assignments. attaching documents and linking videos.

Speakers
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Sharon Stevens Allen

Science Teacher & Department Chair, San Marcos Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
406

1:15pm

Google Tools for Teacher Leaders, Admin, and Efficiency Enthusiasts
Are you passionate about learning time saving tips? Come and learn how to use Google mail and calendar to manage tasks. Improve communication with Google calendars, drawings, and slides. Gather information with forms and spreadsheets. You’ll leave with templates and examples to use right away.

Speakers
avatar for Carmen Restrepo

Carmen Restrepo

Principal, Cajon Valley Union - Design Learning Academy and Crest
We will provide information about our online Home School options for San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and Orange counties.


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
409

1:15pm

Google Tools Support Session with GEG San Diego
If your brain feels ready to burst from all you’ve heard today, stop by our drop-in session for support with some of the Google for Education tools you heard about at SDCUE. Ed Tech coaches will help you put some of today’s theory into practice with GSuite tools.

Speakers
avatar for Lisha Brunache

Lisha Brunache

Ed Tech Specialist, TOSA, San Marcos Unified School District
Lisha Brunache, an Educational Technology Specialist (TOSA) at San Marcos Unified School District, is a former high school English and Social Science teacher with a passion for technology and creativity. She creates and implements both online and face-to-dace professional develo... Read More →
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Adina Sullivan

District Educational Technology Coordinator, San Marcos Unified


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1405

1:15pm

Hyperdocs for Fostering a Culture of Collaboration in Middle School
Explore one school’s journey for leveraging the power of hyperdocs to support cross curricular STEM collaboration and differentiation. This will be a hands-on session for promoting school culture around efficient unit planning using Google Docs & Slides.

Speakers
avatar for Allison Cataldo

Allison Cataldo

Technology TOSA, Escondido Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1408

1:15pm

Instructional Tech Newsletter for Teachers
Integrating the use of Hyperdocs to send out a Bi-Monthly newsletter to staff to keep them informed on what is happening on campus, share resources and up-to-date trends in Instruction. Resources can be found here https://goo.gl/NXR21U

Speakers
avatar for Robert Guzman

Robert Guzman

TOSA-Tech Coach, California Military Institute/Perris Union High School District
I am a 12 year teaching veteran, 9 of those were spent entirely teaching synchronously online. I have used various software products and my advice is always the same with all of them, just start with the most basic and don't worry you will get better as days go on. Most important... Read More →


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1458

1:15pm

Join the Rebellion! Gear Up with the 4C’s and Tech!
Rogue Squadron: Our mission- amplify student learning and through the 4C’s explore the latest tools in EdTech. This session will provide an overview of the 4C’s and resources for classroom use. Participants will use several tools focused on the 4Cs and engage in discussion regarding implementation.

Speakers
avatar for James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Teacher/ Tech Coordinator, El Cajon Valley High School
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Franz Ruiz

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
Family, Love, Nature, Good Food, Science, and Star Wars.


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
403

1:15pm

Littles Can Code Too!
Coding is not just for older students anymore. Using block coding even our youngest students (think Transitional Kinders) are able to code. Coding requires critical thinking and problem solving skills throughout the process. We will look at several programs and how students use them at my school.

Presentation: https://goo.gl/7dZWCQ



Speakers
avatar for Kyra Bowers

Kyra Bowers

Technology Coach, Escondido Union School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1457

1:15pm

Major Chro-mo (Fear of Missing Out on the Power of Chrome)
Discover all the hidden gems Chrome offers to boost your productivity and efficiency. Maximize your tool bar, favorites, extensions, and access to Drive. Your students and colleagues will think you're a wizard!

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

Curriculm Resource Teacher/ToSA, Santee School District
@SanteeSchDist, JH Teacher, SDCUE VP, Jet Setter, Google Trainer, Edtech Jedi, let's talk about Star Wars.


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1404

1:15pm

Maximizing Student Learning with Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook
The goal of this session is to learn how to maximize instruction time and student engagement using Class Notebook. Participants will learn how to use Class Notebook to keep their curriculum organized, foster collaboration among their small learning communities, and raise student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Velazquez

Eric Velazquez

Educational Technology Specialist, Mater Dei Catholic High School
Math background | Taught middle and high school Math | Teach AP CSP and web design


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1221

1:15pm

New Google Earth: A Passport to Learning
NEW Google Earth is an app that educators are using to give students a richer hands-on experience and a better point of reference. While looking through images in a textbook is great, it can’t beat virtually walking down the streets of Japan. We’ll cover how to use it with our littlest learners.
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Speakers
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Michele Osinski

Teacher, Temecula Valley Unified School District


Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1407

1:15pm

Organizing your Digital Life - Google Drive, Email, Bookmarks
Are you embarrassed by your clutter? Want to know ways to have resources in one place? This session will cover how to enhance your digital efficiency. You’ll learn how to organize your google docs/email and how to create bookmarks. Save yourself time and frustration by attending this session!

Speakers
avatar for Sonya Shaffer

Sonya Shaffer

SBRT- Site Based Resource Teacher, Escondido Union School District



Saturday November 4, 2017 1:15pm - 2:00pm
407

2:10pm

Closing & Raffle
Saturday November 4, 2017 2:10pm - 2:30pm
Student Lawn