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Thursday, March 20
 

8:00am PDT

Crafting Digital Stories with Google Apps
Explore the intersection between Common Core and digital writing through Google Apps. During this hands-on workshop participants will learn how to support storytellers and meet the demands of Common Core through the use of Docs, Sites, Maps/Earth and YouTube.
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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.
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Joe Wood

Instructional Technology & Assessment Director, Natomas Charter School
Joe Wood is the Instructional Technology & Assessment Director for Natomas Charter School and Lead for CUE Rockstar Lake Tahoe and Maui. His career began as a middle school science teacher, but he has also held positions as a technology and literacy coach. Joe's interests are digital... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 8:00am - 11:00am PDT
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9:00am PDT

Chromecast in the Classroom
Using Chromebooks or the Chrome browser in your classroom and need students to project work? See how Chromecast can transform any TV/projector into a wireless screen presentation device.
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avatar for Delaine Johnson

Delaine Johnson

APCSP Teacher + Technology Integration Coach, Clovis Unified
Delaine Johnson teaches AP Computer Science Principles at Clovis East High School, Clovis Unified School District and is a technology integration coach for K-6 school sites. She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Technology, and is a Google for Education Certified Innovator (#googleEI... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Mesquite GH, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Creating Video On YouTube
Teachers and students can use the video creation and editing tools in YouTube to create educational videos. Access to YouTube is necessary to replicate the activities included in this presentation.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Horizon Ballroom 1, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Digital Portfolios
A digital portfolio is an excellent assessment and evaluation tool. It's a great way to showcase student work and get students to think about and write about their learning. Teachers can also use the Digital Portfolio as a self-evaluation tool and a way to showcase their curriculum to others. Learn how to create a digital portfolio using Wordpress and leave with four simple multimedia projects that you can adapt for any subject.
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avatar for Margaret Agbowo

Margaret Agbowo

CUE 2016 Outstanding Teacher, Code.org Affiliate, Khan Academy Ambassador, Tech Integration Specialist, New Haven Unified School District
I work to integrate technology in all subjects to embrace and engage 21st century learners and make teachers' lives more efficient. || See the resources I presented at ShoestringSTEM.com or bit.ly/agbEdsurge2016


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Mesquite A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Edmodo: Professional Learning Network
Create a PLN that connects you to teachers, administrators, students, and publishers. This network surfaces the world's best resources and tools, providing the building blocks of a quality PLN.
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avatar for Shane Sands

Shane Sands

Instructional Technology TOA, FUSD
I currently work as and Instructional Technology TOA working under the CTE department performing PD and supporting current and future pathways and articulation to colleges. @sandsteacher


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Handwriting Adaptations: High to Low Tech Solutions
This presentation will review the developmental sequence of writing development and how educators has assist a student at their functional level. Attendees will have a better understanding of writing development, adaptive equipment/techniques, and keyboarding/speech-to-text options.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Tapestry, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Infographics: Telling a Story With Data
Infographics are a fun and visual way to learn! I will share my journey creating infographics with students using free resources. Learn about getting started, meeting common core, and supporting students.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Mesquite F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

iPads for Content Creation
The true power of iPads is in their ability to be used as a tool for the creation of content for both students and teacher alike.
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avatar for Shelly Moses

Shelly Moses

2nd, 3rd, 5th Grade Teacher, San Diego Jewish Academy
I have nicknamed myself the Mean Evil Step Teacher because I make my students work hard. On the first day of school I tell them to kiss their bottom goodbye because they will work it off. And they do! Happily! By synthesizing technology with hands-on learning and excitement, we... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

Moodling Masters: A Palooza of Best Practices from K-12 Educators
Masters graduates from K-12 schools present a “palooza” of curriculum-based projects using Moodle. Moodle is a powerful tool for constructing multimedia-enhanced curriculum to support blended and supplemental classrooms.
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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... Read More →
avatar for Scott Moss

Scott Moss

@ScottMoss Instructional Technology Outreach Coordinator, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Scott has worked in public education for 30 years and in higher education for 20 years. He has taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Scott is a Google Certified Innovator. He's earned the Time Warner National Teacher and the Classroom of the Future Foundation’s... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am PDT

QR Code Scavenger Hunt: A Quest to Reach Diverse Learners
QR Code scavenger hunts communicate information to students with diverse learning styles. Participants will experience a QR scavenger hunt and learn how to develop one of their own.
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avatar for Eric Hartung

Eric Hartung

Science Teacher/Department Chair, Pressman Academy
I am a 7th Grade Life Science and 8th Grade Physical Science teacher at Pressman Academy, a private K - 8 school in Los Angeles, CA. I serve as an 8th Grade Homeroom teacher and the Science Department Chair for the school. I am a member of the school's technology committee and served... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

7 Steps to Flipped Professional Development Using Interactive Agendas
A Step-by-step guide to prepare staff before PD, engaging staff during the in-service, and tools to use when returning to the classroom.
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Laura Conley

Technology Integration, Take Action Reporting & Consulting
Creating a Flipped PD model for teachers to enjoy learning is one of my life long goals. It's exciting to see teachers and students making the learning connections and having fun. I believe if we are enjoying learning and life then we are in the right place at the right time! I've... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

App Mashup: Beyond Basic Creativity
Learn how to take student app creations from a basic level to the next level by combining two or more creations for an innovative product, thereby repurposing the original apps.
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avatar for Smita Kolhatkar

Smita Kolhatkar

Director of Technology and Innovation, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School
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Carolyn Tuomy

Consultant, Palo Alto Unified School District
Carolyn taught kindergarten through grade 6. She is now a consultant specializing in technology integration.


Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

Bringing New Life to Student Writing Projects Using Google Sites
Looking to enhance your student writing projects through meaningful technology integration? Learn to create student Google Sites to help your students build key tech skills and publish their work online.
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avatar for Kerri Willa

Kerri Willa

Director of Educational Technology, Chinese American International School
Teacher, technologist, and lifelong learner. Passionate about ed tech and leading school change.


Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

10:30am PDT

CANCELED Mild-Moderate Classroom Technology Resources
This session has been canceled.

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Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
CANCELED

10:30am PDT

Ready, Set, Screencast
Flipping, Blending or otherwise shaking up your teaching? In this session we will explore screencast applications such as: Screencast-O-Matic, Camtasia and Google Hangouts on Air. In addition we will also review editing and annotation tools for quick and easy creation of videos.
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avatar for Scott Kley Contini

Scott Kley Contini

Director of Learning Innovation & Design, The Harker School


Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

REimagine Mobile Learning: the Device is Just the Beginning
It's not the technology itself that holds the power to engage students and transform learning-but the opportunities technology creates for anywhere, any time learning, collaboration, and community.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

Symbawhoo? Visual Social Bookmarking with Symbaloo
Symbaloo is your FREE personal Internet desktop. Organize and share the best of the web with your students and colleagues. Design a webmix based on subject/grade curriculum. Use symbaloo's easy drag/drop interface to organize your PLN. Hear a Symbaloo certified teacher discuss this great tool, including the edu version/certification process.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Mesquite C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am PDT

Unleashing the Power of the iPad: Moving from Substitution to Creation
How do we redefine our view of the iPad classroom? Join us as we demonstrate examples of ways to work within Common Core while increasing student achievement by implementing new tasks using creation apps (Pages, Keynote, iMovie, Numbers, and Google) that have never previously been possible.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am PDT

IFTTT: Your Personal Web Assistant
Ever felt like you needed someone to help you manage your online life? Well, meet IFTTT you personal web assistant. This web tool can help automate many web tasks that frustrate even the most advanced users.
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avatar for Jonathan Brubaker

Jonathan Brubaker

9th/11th Grade English Teacher, Beaumont High School
English Teacher. My strengths are teaching novels, class discussions, tech tools, and classroom management.


Thursday March 20, 2014 11:00am - 11:20am PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

11:30am PDT

Subtext App and Digital Reading Tips for Meeting Common Core State Standards
Come learn amazing tips for using Subtext and other digital reading strategies to help students better comprehend text and become more engaged and purposeful readers.
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avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Director of Innovative Learning, Oakhill Academy
Holly Clark is The Director of Innovative Learning at a school outside of San Diego, California. She is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 11:30am - 11:50am PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

12:30pm PDT

Accessibility - Unleashing the Power of Mobile Devices
In this session, participants will discover the depth resources available through accessibility features offered on iOS7 and Android-based devices.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Horizon Ballroom 1, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

Are You Flippin’ Kidding Me?
The Flipped Classroom as a Power Tool for All Learners. Explore some of the whys and hows of the flipped classroom model, and its effectiveness as an ideal way to reach all learners – from those with learning disabilities to the gifted.
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avatar for Trier Schneider

Trier Schneider

Teacher, BCSD
I am a 6th grade teacher in Bakersfield. I have a passion for including all students and making school as great as it can be for each child - no matter his/her style of learning or "disability".


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

12:30pm PDT

Designing Digital Tattoos - Helping Students Create Their Digital Presence
We talk about digital “footprints”, but digital identities are really digital tattoos, which can’t easily be erased. Let’s help students carefully design a digital identity to represent them well.
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avatar for Adina Sullivan-Marlow

Adina Sullivan-Marlow

Coordinator, Teacher Effectiveness, San Diego County Office of Education
A focus on student needs, equity/accessibility, and teacher goals is the basis of Adina’s work. Adina is the Founder and Board President of EquityEDU, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and Leading Edge Certification Instructor.


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Sierra, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

Elementary Microblogging: Connect your Classroom with the Global Community
You’re never too young to tweet! Harness practical applications of digital citizenship as students collaborate on global and content-specific projects through classroom social media.
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avatar for Victoria Olson

Victoria Olson

West Langley Elementary School, West Langley Elementary School
Victoria is a Grade 3/4 and Tech Teacher at West Langley Elementary School in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. She is a graduate student in the Masters of Educational Technology program offered through the University of British Columbia. Victoria co-founded #bcedchat in a hope... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

Finding Your Voice with Media in the iPad Classroom
Develop student expression within a media rich, student-centered learning environment. We’ll explore a variety of projects and iPad apps that facilitate creative, personal narrative across the curriculum.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

iStart to iFinish: Creating Student-Centered iPad Lessons
Create an app-based iPad lesson in four steps using the 4 C's. Walk away with an easy plan that can be implemented immediately.
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Kristy Andre

Connect Coach, Tustin Unified School District
Join @LaurenMStein , @lainierowell and I for "EVOLVING LEARNER" on Friday at 2:00 in Primrose A -and- @LaurenMStein and I for "BUILDING MATHEMATICAL MINDSETS" on Saturday at 9:00 in Renaissance- Sierra!


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

Reading-Writing “Tech-shop:” Redesigning Literacy in an 1:1 Classroom
Learn how a 4th/5th grade teacher transformed her traditional Reading-Writing Workshop into a tech-embedded experience, aligning Common Core and redefining learning.
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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.


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

The Online Canvas
Learn about one of the most popular learning management systems in online learning - Canvas. This open-source, web-based tool is feature-rich yet incredibly simple to use. Plus, it's absolutely free. Learn about its features and ways to use it in your blended classroom.
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avatar for Emil Ahangarzadeh

Emil Ahangarzadeh

Coordinator, San Diego County Office of Education - San Diego County Office of Education
My doctoral research addresses the use of system-wide education technology deployment processes. With a background in curriculum design and instructional practices, I have provided professional development institutes for thousands of teachers throughout California. I have served as... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:00pm PDT

Early Childhood Web Resources
Even commercial learning web sites can be utilized for free. A few popular cross-curricular web resources for young learners will be reviewed along with classroom integration strategies.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 1:00pm - 1:20pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

1:30pm PDT

Blended Learning: Beyond Credit Recovery
Most public schools tend to use Blended Learning for some sort of credit recovery. In the PAUSD, we took the approach that we could serve more student learning needs and increase our elective offerings through what we dubbed Online/Hybrid Courses.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

1:30pm PDT

Get More with What You Already Have!
Get to know well known social tools as learning tools. Increase efficiency and improve engagement and learning in your classroom with tools you already use.
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avatar for Geri Coats

Geri Coats

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Ernest Righetti High School
Passionate Lifelong Learner looking to build my teaching repertoire to support student learning! Love tech, and love collaborating with other teachers!


Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

50 of My Favorite K-6 Apps
Need some new app ideas for your K-6 classroom? These apps have been tested in classrooms all over the world! Come and see my 50 favorites and share some of yours, too!
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Primrose B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Apps in the Autism Classroom
Increase engagement, excitement, and achievement in students on the Autism Spectrum through iDevice applications. Explore apps that our students love using. Free and paid apps will be discussed.
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avatar for Sam Rosener

Sam Rosener

Speech-Language Pathologist, Chaffey Joint Union High School District


Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Horizon Ballroom 1, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

2:00pm PDT

Formative Assessments with Mobile Devices
Learn multiple formative assessment techniques using mobile devices. Participants will experience how to assess students to inform instruction using devices on any platform.
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avatar for Molly Hardy

Molly Hardy

Assistant Principal, Hyde Middle School
avatar for Greg Pitzer

Greg Pitzer

Director of Technolog, San Ramon Valley Unified School District
Greg is the Director of Technology at San Ramon Valley Unified School District. His work focuses on integrating technology into the curriculum with an emphasis on using online instructional tools. He was a middle school science & technology teacher for 8 years and worked in the education... Read More →


Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Mesquite A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Helping Your Students Think Like iHistorians
Come explore how mobile technologies can be used to help students engage with primary and secondary sources as they view events through the eyes of a historian.
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avatar for Catherine Cabiness-Atkinson, Ed.D.

Catherine Cabiness-Atkinson, Ed.D.

History/Social Science Department Teacher, Garden Grove USD
Learning alongside my students is what makes being in the classroom so exciting for me. I'm happy to chat about meaningful learning with technology as I'm a firm believer that technology is a tool, not the product.


Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the Common Core
Universal Design for Learning (ULD) incorporates teaching strategies that support the full range of learners. Multiple means of presentation, expression and engagement allow all students access to the CCSS.

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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Tapestry, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

iPad iMovie Trailers from Start to Finish
Learn how students can create iPad iMovie Trailers of content from your subject area; from the planning stages, finding creative commons media, to posting projects online to a worldwide audience.
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avatar for Melissa Hero

Melissa Hero

Biology Teacher, Carlmont High School
Melissa teaches biology at Carlmont High School in Belmont, CA.  She is a CUE Lead Learner, SVCUE VP, Google Suite for Education Certified Innovator and Certified Trainer, and has trained teachers on NGSS topics at KCI, CUE events, and in her district.


Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Moving Towards Mastery: the Rigorous Flipped Classroom School Day
Session will explore the traditional school day for a flipped classroom. Focus will be on Project Based Learning, differentiation, Web 2.0 tools, and ongoing assessment for mastery while emphasizing 21st Century Skills.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Madera, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

MS Office Tips and Tricks for Teachers
This session will introduce teachers to new or lesser known features of MS Office.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Primrose A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Photo Bomb the Core!
Get down and dirty with some BYOD incorporating photos into Common Core lessons. We will be using Snapseed and Strip Design during the presentation. Please have these downloaded to be able to fully participate.
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avatar for Trier Schneider

Trier Schneider

Teacher, BCSD
I am a 6th grade teacher in Bakersfield. I have a passion for including all students and making school as great as it can be for each child - no matter his/her style of learning or "disability".


Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Your Going to Let Me Take the iPad Home?
Tips and Tricks for District iPad Deployment. As your district or school moves towards a 1:1 program for iPads, wouldn’t it be great to hear from a group that has already done it? Listen to tips and tricks for a successful 1:1 take-home iPad deployment.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

CUE would like you to be a Conference Presenter
Are interested in sharing your instructional technology ideas during an upcoming CUE event? Stop by to find out how to submit a proposal to be a CUE Conference presenter. Learn about the different types of session proposals and how sessions will be selected for the 2015 Annual Conference.
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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.


Thursday March 20, 2014 3:30pm - 3:50pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
 
Friday, March 21
 

10:00am PDT

Design and Implementation of a Comprehensive Online/Blended Learning PD Program
Discover the steps in designing a comprehensive online/blended learning PD program. Starting with foundations to eventually building sustainability in your own programs.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Ventura, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Flipping the Classroom with Edmodo and Video
Flip classroom instruction to increase student involvement , engagement and achievement using Edmodo and video.
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avatar for Chantal Cravens

Chantal Cravens

Teaching VP/GATE Specialist/TLT, EMCSD. Rio Hondo School
Chantal has 17 years of experience in the role of GATE coordinator in her district. She is president of PAGE (Professional Advocates for Gifted Education), an advocacy group for gifted students in the Los Angeles County. PAGE is a hub for professional development and training for... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Google Apps: 30 Tools, 2 Classrooms, 1 Year
Learn and steal ideas from a fast-paced demo of 30 Google tools that have revolutionized student learning, parent communication, and staff collaboration in our first year as a Google school.
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avatar for Jackie DenOuden

Jackie DenOuden

3rd Grade Teacher, San Jose Christian School
I am a third grade teacher at San Jose Christian School. I've been a classroom teacher for eleven years. I enjoy using technology to enrich student learning. I received my Masters in Teacher Leadership from Walden University in 2012. I have a passion for helping teachers integrate... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Medeiros

Rachel Medeiros

Instructional Designer, Amplified EDU


Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Mesquite C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Student Digital Portfolios - Rethinking Assessment with Google and iPads
In this session, we will discuss the importance of student-created digital portfolios. From why they are important - to how we can use Google Drive and Google Sites to help students showcase and OWN their learning. You will leave with strategies for digitizing, uploading and publishing student work using GAFE -with a focus on the best iPad apps that integrate with Google Drive. Digital student portfolios should be the goal of every educator in 2014!
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avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Director of Innovative Learning, Oakhill Academy
Holly Clark is The Director of Innovative Learning at a school outside of San Diego, California. She is a Google Certified Innovator, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has been working with... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Using High-Tech Tools to Create a Culture of Literary Nerds
Reading doesn’t have to be low-tech! Learn how to cultivate students’ love of reading with strategies and activities that get students excitedly reading, talking about, and recommending books using a variety of activities and free Web 2.0 tools.
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avatar for Megan Ellis

Megan Ellis

Teacher, Westlake Charter School
English teacher, lover of sunshine, consumer of too much coffee. MERIT11, GTANY12, CUE Lead Learner, 2013 CUE Outstanding Emerging Teacher, CUE Rock Star Faculty Session materials available at: http://tinyurl.com/meganellis


Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Windows 8 Apps for Education
Have a Windows 8 Device? Come see and share apps for educational use, for both teachers and students. We’ll also discuss SkyDrive, Microsoft’s free cloud-storage solution that includes FREE Office and online surveys.
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avatar for Delaine Johnson

Delaine Johnson

APCSP Teacher + Technology Integration Coach, Clovis Unified
Delaine Johnson teaches AP Computer Science Principles at Clovis East High School, Clovis Unified School District and is a technology integration coach for K-6 school sites. She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Technology, and is a Google for Education Certified Innovator (#googleEI... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Primrose A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:15am PDT

Flipped Out: An Elementary Approach to the Flipped Classroom
Explore how the flipped model can be used in a multiple subject classroom setting. Session will cover creating of videos and how to using already available videos and organization/storage.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:15am - 1:15pm PDT
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. View ticket for room location.

11:00am PDT

APP SMASHING! Use several free apps to do richer student projects!
Learn about APP SMASHING!! Are you tired of wondering "how would I use this awesome free app?" Get a live demo of some of the most productive FREE iOS apps! See almost a dozen apps demo'ed by an Apple Distinguished Educator and CUE Rock Star teacher in only 20 minutes!
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avatar for Jon Corippo

Jon Corippo

Author/Educator, Eduprotocols
I'm not a tech geek. I'm a teaching geek who loves edtech. I've helped make school better for thousands of educators and many more thousand students by not doing school the same old way. Let's #TechBetterWorkLess together!!!


Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 11:20am PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

11:00am PDT

Creative Computing: Teaching Programming to Middle School Students
There is an increasing need for students to be literate in computers and technology. Knowledge of programming concepts can help students make effective use of computers. A creative approach to computers and computer programming helps students to apply computer skills in authentic, integrated ways to solve problems, complete projects, and creatively express themselves. Take a tour through a cutting edge middle school programming class based on project-based learning and 21st century skills.
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

60 Standards in 60 Minutes
Take a roller coaster ride through 60 standards in 60 minutes. We will visit the College and Career Readiness anchor and K-12 ELA standards, and technology resources for success.
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Madera, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

APP SMASHING! Use several free apps to do richer student projects!
Learn about APP SMASHING!! Are you tired of wondering "how would I use this awesome free app?" Get a live demo of some of the most productive FREE iOS apps! See almost a dozen apps demo'ed by an Apple Distinguished Educator and CUE Rock Star teacher.
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avatar for Jon Corippo

Jon Corippo

Author/Educator, Eduprotocols
I'm not a tech geek. I'm a teaching geek who loves edtech. I've helped make school better for thousands of educators and many more thousand students by not doing school the same old way. Let's #TechBetterWorkLess together!!!


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Pasadena, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

Blending in the Open
Are you looking for great Common Core or standards-aligned resources for your blended or flipped lessons? As online and blended learning have grown in popularity, more teachers are experimenting with blended and flipped lessons. We’ll demonstrate a variety of fabulous and free open content and Web 2.0 tools from CLRN’s open educational resource (OER) reviews to create blended and flipped classroom lessons.
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avatar for Brian Bridges

Brian Bridges

Director, California Learning Resource Network


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Mesquite A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

Don't Miss Your 'App'ortunity to Write in the 21st Century!
Bring your iPad to explore apps that bring digital writing to life. Through apps, learn how to effectively engage students in creative, collaborative writing to take on the 21st Century!
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avatar for Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson

Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
Amanda has been an elementary teacher for over 10 years. As a digital learning coach for Tustin Unified School District, she works with teachers to effectively and efficiently use technology tools to enhance teaching and learning. Amanda is passionate about providing students with... Read More →
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Brandee Ramirez

Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
Life is good when there is a little tech for everyone! I love teaching and I love helping children learn especially when it's fun and involves a little tech for the soul!


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

Level Up! - Classroom Gamification for Even the Non-Gamer
Learn how to use game dynamics in your classroom to increase student engagement, motivation, and achievement, even if you’ve never played a video game before in your life (like me)!
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Megan Ellis

Teacher, Westlake Charter School
English teacher, lover of sunshine, consumer of too much coffee. MERIT11, GTANY12, CUE Lead Learner, 2013 CUE Outstanding Emerging Teacher, CUE Rock Star Faculty Session materials available at: http://tinyurl.com/meganellis


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

PBL and Screencasting
Join Lisa and Ali as we demonstrate how to integrate Project Based Learning with the Common Core State Standards. Add in a bit of screencasting to highlight students creativity for various project and you will be prepared for an exciting school year.
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Ali deGuia

District Instructional Technology Coach, Dixie School District
How many people are given the opportunity to teach a subject that they are passionate about? My passion for computers and technology grew a few of years ago when I stepped onto the GooglePlex. Now I am a EdTech enthusiast and integrator, a district tech coach, classroom flipper and... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

Power Up? Questions for Teachers New to 1:1
What are you wondering about the transition to 1:1 teaching? What should you be planning for and thinking about? Come discuss the challenges and possibilities of 1:1.
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Jen Roberts

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


Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:45pm PDT

iPad Boot Camp: Teaching, Learning, and Creating (bring your own iPad)
Already have an iPad? Ready for more effective classroom use? Bring your iPad to learn management tips, integration techniques and apps. Participants must bring their own iPad 2 or higher running iOS6 or higher.
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Smita Kolhatkar

Director of Technology and Innovation, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School
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Carolyn Tuomy

Consultant, Palo Alto Unified School District
Carolyn taught kindergarten through grade 6. She is now a consultant specializing in technology integration.


Friday March 21, 2014 1:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. View ticket for room location.

2:00pm PDT

No More Flat Words
The question is no longer to blog or not to blog, but rather is blogging the next genre of writing? Learn how we developed a middle school full of bloggers.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 2:20pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

2:00pm PDT

A Roadmap for Implementing Blended Learning
All schools will eventually be implementing a blended learning program to personalize learning. This session will equip participants with the planning and implementation tools needed for successful implementation.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Ventura, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Free Microsoft Tools for the Classroom
Come learn from a Microsoft Innovative Educator about Microsoft's FREE tools for educators. Microsoft has a variety of free webtools and software that can help you spark and innovate your classroom.
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Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational TechnologyMonterey Peninsula Unified School DistrictMonterey, CA


Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Primrose A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm PDT

Supplement, Not Supplant: Real-World Workflows for Integrating Digital Tools
New to Technology? This is the session for you! With the coming of the Common Core standards, learn how to integrate and initiate digital learning and teaching in your classroom. Watch as classroom teachers weave together disparate strands of various apps, websites, and services to streamlining and modernize their classrooms. Workshop is platform agnostic (Windows, Mac, iPad, friendly).
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Josh Ornelas

Education and Information Technology Manager
Technology + Education = One happy Josh


Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:30pm PDT

Teens and Social Media
This CUE tip will cover many of the hot social media tools that teens are using. As educators it is important to be aware of the tools teens are using and the risks that are involved.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:30pm - 2:50pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

3:00pm PDT

CUE would like you to be a Conference Presenter
Are interested in sharing your instructional technology ideas during an upcoming CUE event? Stop by to find out how to submit a proposal to be a CUE Conference presenter. Learn about the different types of session proposals and how sessions will be selected for the 2015 Annual Conference.
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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.


Friday March 21, 2014 3:00pm - 3:20pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

3:30pm PDT

Fluba-what? Flubaroo!
Quickly and efficiently grade one-correct-answer assessments using Google Forms and a Google script called Flubaroo. Provide students with immediate feedback and scores so that they know exactly what to work on for next class.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 3:50pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

3:30pm PDT

Are You Ready to Be an Innovative Educator?
In this session CUE Professional Learning Staff will show you some quick tips to get you on your way to infusing technology into your classroom. You will also hear about the Innovative Educator Advanced Studies Certificate available from CUE and Fresno Pacific University. Bonus: A CUE member will tell how they went from CUEbie to a CUE Rock Star Teacher with a little help from her PLN.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Mesquite F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Chrome is the New Black - Creativity Directly in the Browser!
Most people use browsers to go places. That’s so 2011. It’s time to use the browser to create and share like never before. Google Chrome is completely customizable to the harness the creativity in learners of all ages. This workshop will cover many unique Chrome extensions and apps that will help educators migrate their computing to a completely cloud based solution.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Creating a Website with Weebly in Education
In this fast paced, hands-on session, we will set up a free Weebly for Education account, review the features, select a theme, customize a layout, and begin adding content to build your own classroom webpage.
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avatar for Kim Harrison

Kim Harrison

Chief Technology Officer, Folsom Cordova USD
Kim is the Chief Technology Officer for the Folsom-Cordova USD and has more than 12 years of experience leading professional development focused on using technology tools to engage students in meaningful and purposeful ways. A CUE member since 1998, Kim’s work with CUE began in... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Mesquite GH, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Digital Photography, the Cloud, and Common Core
Attendees will gain ideas to use digital photography and the cloud to implement common core.  Strategies will be shown to make Edmodo, Subtext, Tools 4 Students, Kidblogs, Wiki Spaces, Green Screen Wizard, Dropbox, and digital photography successful tools for teaching creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication.  While not required, bringing your own laptop or ipad may be helpful.  Ipads will be made available for use during the session for the first 35 attendees.  Hard copies of all materials will be provided for the first 50 attendees, and links to materials provided will be posted online following the session.  The session will be presented by Kathleen Pickard NBCT and the Cedargrove Technology Team.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Google Forms for School Efficiency
Google Forms for School Efficiency allows any school to run in the most efficient manner while still accomplishing all goals to run an effective school in the 21st Century.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Grab Bag of AWESOME: Web Apps, Common Core and Student-Guided Assessments
The Common Core calls upon us to put students in the driver's seat. This session will provide multiple samples of student-guided and student-choice activities and projects that are open-ended and which model the Common Core testing environment, all of which utilize free web apps to enhance engagement.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Mesquite C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Project Based Learning and 1 to 1 Chromebooks - a Perfect Synergy
Chrome apps offer incredible, affordable (free) opportunities to implement the higher order thinking skills required of Common Core, actively engaging students in authentic learning that utilizes the 4cs of Creativity, Critical thinking, Communication and Collaboration.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

Twenty Four Students Capture a Trip to Alcatraz Within an iBook
Learn how a teacher and an Edtech coach combined forces to empower fifth grade students to use their voices, teach others and capture experiential learning through an iBook publishing project.
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avatar for Ellen Kraska

Ellen Kraska

District Instructional Coach, Palo Alto Unified School District
Ellen Kraska is passionate about designing learning experiences that integrate collaboration and creativity within agile learning environments.   Ellen designs and facilitates professional learning experiences for educators across twelve elementary schools in Palo Alto Unified... Read More →
avatar for Christina Nosek

Christina Nosek

5th-grade Teacher & Author, Nixon Elementary School


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm PDT

With Liberty and iPads For All: Accessibility For All Students
Enable learning for all students with the iPad. Make content more accessible with apps and system settings. Create a closed captioned video that supports the accessibility to benefit diverse learners.
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avatar for Bill Selak

Bill Selak

Director of Technology, Hillbrook School
All that is #EduAwesome. With (attempts at) humor. Snapchat = billselak. Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, #ISTE Emerging Leader.


Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm PDT
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

4:00pm PDT

Any Content on Any Image
Use Thinglink to take an image related to any course (or club, sport, etc.) and insert links to images, text, websites, Google docs, and videos.
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Friday March 21, 2014 4:00pm - 4:20pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

4:30pm PDT

Top 10 Apps for Classroom Use
iPads in the Classroom: Navigating iPad Apps for classroom use can be an overwhelming task for teachers. This session provides teachers with valuable resources and guidelines to help them find Apps that truly apply to iPad implementation in their classroom. This session would be beneficial to anyone looking to streamline their learning curve and get started whether they are a 1:1 school, or if only the teacher has an iPad for classroom use. Examples of how media apps can be used for book reports, interactive note taking, and peer collaboration are focus areas for this session.
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Friday March 21, 2014 4:30pm - 4:50pm PDT
Lobby, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
 
Saturday, March 22
 

8:00am PDT

STEM and PBL: 5 E-Z Projects for Your Classroom
Discoverer STEM-PBL Imagineering. Build 5 beginning interactive projects to introduce students to STEM-PBL Explore real-world, authentic problems; how students learn the problem-solving process. Discover how students learn best when encouraged to construct their own knowledge with integrated projects. Participants must bring their own device.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:00am - 11:00am PDT
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. View ticket for room location.

8:30am PDT

Getting Googly
We’ll cover practical ways to integrate the Google Tools that you're not (yet) using into your classroom: Google Voice, Advanced Search, Conditional Formatting, Docs Story Builder, YouTube Safety, etc.
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avatar for Brandon Wislocki

Brandon Wislocki

Fifth Grade Teacher, Irvine Unified
Brandon is a 5th grade teacher from Irvine, California. He is a Google Certified Innovator (GTANY 2012) and is a Google Certified Trainer. Brandon has his Masters in Education Technology. Brandon has been 1:1 within the classroom with Chromebooks for 3 years and has used and managed... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am PDT

Mastering Math Facts Without Frustration
Ditch ineffective "drill and kill" methods. Set up a Math Facts Station and use it on Monday with just one iPad/iPhone. Students get immediate feedback, stop counting, and master math facts.
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avatar for Catherine Petuya

Catherine Petuya

Teacher, Elk Grove Unified School District
To be an effective teacher means to be always learning, always seeking to reach every student. Technology has opened tremendous opportunities. What a great time to be an educator!


Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Smoketree F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am PDT

Reaching the Highest Form of Learning: Student Content Creation
You will be learning the amazing potential content creation has in the learning process. You will learn why it’s so crucial in education, how it can be tapped into, and finally some examples of what it looks like.
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avatar for Isaac Pineda

Isaac Pineda

Innovation and Technology Head, The Hills Institute
I'm passionate about education and technology.  ADE. Technology Integration Specialist - lifelong learner. Passionate about education & technology. Advocate for change.


Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am PDT

Video Meets Primary Sources to Make History Come Alive
Students use historical primary sources, mainly art, to record the historic moment in their own words and actions. These actions are then recorded on video to share with others.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Mesquite GH, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am PDT

What and How?? 20 Time in Education
WHAT is 20 Time and HOW do we implement it in the K-12 classroom? Let your brain swirl with ideas about inspiring creativity while meeting Common Core State Standards.
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avatar for Kate Petty

Kate Petty

Director of Events, EdTechTeam
Kate Petty spent ten years as a high school English and ELD teacher. She fell in love with inquiry-based learning and made her way to her district office first as an EdTech TOSA and then as the district Instructional Technology Coordinator. Kate has a BA from the University of Nevada... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
Sierra, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Communicate, Collaborate, and Engage with Google Plus
How can we bring the power of “social” to the classroom? Google Plus can be used for students to discover, curate, and discuss resources related to course content.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 10:20am PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Creating the Schools Our Students Need – Digital Writing with Digital Kids
Your students are digital writers at home. What about at school? Examine the use of blogs, wikis, Google Docs, and video to build the schools our students need and meet the digital literacy demands of Common Core.
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avatar for Joe Wood

Joe Wood

Instructional Technology & Assessment Director, Natomas Charter School
Joe Wood is the Instructional Technology & Assessment Director for Natomas Charter School and Lead for CUE Rockstar Lake Tahoe and Maui. His career began as a middle school science teacher, but he has also held positions as a technology and literacy coach. Joe's interests are digital... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Creative Learning Opportunities with iOS
Bring your iOS device and participate in technology-rich activities ranging from content consumption to dynamic creative thinking projects that utilize a variety of free and low-cost apps.
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Luke Hibbard

Coordinator of Technology and Professional Development, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Luke Hibbard is the Coordinator for Technology and Professional Development at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. After spending 10 years as a classroom teacher in Empire Union Schools, he transitioned to the county office where he has assisted with tehnology integration into... Read More →
avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.


Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Curriculum Apps in Reading, Writing, and Organization for iDevices
Come and learn about some popular curriculum apps for the Apple devices. Choosing apps for the classroom ranging from free to paid will be discussed.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Tapestry, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Flipped Out: An Elementary Approach to the Flipped Classroom
Session will focus on how to effectively implement the flipped model in a self contained class setting. Discussion will cover not only how to create and use these videos with your students, but will also touch on how to the school day looks.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Madera, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Life through Presentations; Creating Content Rich Presentations that Avoid Boredom
Avoid “Death by Powerpoint” by learning powerful strategies and methods for creating content rich and effective presentations with any presentation software! Students can benefit from living through YOUR quality presentations.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am PDT

Mobile Photography: Visual Storytelling on the Go
Get ready to learn how to take your mobile photography skills to the next level using apps on your mobile device. Learn how to take a picture, apply techniques, and enhance the final picture through text and add-ons to create a photo that truly tells a story. Classroom examples will be demonstrated. Note: This is not an iOS-specific session. Many of the tricks, concepts, and tips will be universal; however, the demonstration will be mainly via an iDevice.
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avatar for Kelly Kermode

Kelly Kermode

Teacher, Art & Digital Media, Forest Hills Public Schools
Kelly Kermode currently serves as a teacher for Forest Hills Public Schools. With 20+ years of teaching and coaching experience, Kelly loves to think big and explore ways to think outside the box. In May of 2018, Kelly opened a pottery studio in downtown Grand Rapids. Her goal is... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am PDT

Symbawhoo? Visual Social Bookmarking with Symbaloo
Symbaloo is your FREE personal Internet desktop. Organize and share the best of the web with your students and colleagues. Design a webmix based on subject/grade curriculum. Use symbaloo's easy drag/drop interface to organize your PLN. Hear a Symbaloo certified teacher discuss this great tool, including the edu version/certification process.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 11:00am - 11:20am PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

CUE would like you to be a Conference Presenter
Are interested in sharing your instructional technology ideas during an upcoming CUE event? Stop by to find out how to submit a proposal to be a CUE Conference presenter. Learn about the different types of session proposals and how sessions will be selected for the 2015 Annual Conference.
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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.


Saturday March 22, 2014 11:30am - 11:50am PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am PDT

Google Apps for Deeper Learning
Come learn how New Tech High uses Google Apps to foster collaboration and deeper learning skills in students. Participants will learn about the different Google tools and how to best leverage them. Participants must bring their own laptop.
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avatar for Peter Abboud

Peter Abboud

Center for Excellence Program Manager, New Technology High School
After graduating from Napa New Technology High School, Peter went on to get his B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology from UC Davis. His M.A. is in educational technology from Touro University. While attending UC Davis, Peter worked as an academic coach at Da Vinci High School... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 11:30am - 2:30pm PDT
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. View ticket for room location.

12:00pm PDT

10 Things You Should Know About Augmented Reality
All things AR! Learn what it is and how you can enhance your current curriculum with this fascinating and exciting tool!
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Smoketree F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm PDT

Becoming a Change Agent: A Primer on Change Theory and Innovation Adoption
Come explore how to become an educational technology change agent. Explore the role change theory, innovation adoption, and diffusion of innovations play in the successful transformation of your school and district.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Primrose B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm PDT

Bringing All Students into the Discussion with Backchanneling
This session will introduce you to backchanneling as a means to increase student participation and engagement. Participants will learn tips on how-to lead a successful backchannel using free online tools.
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avatar for Angela Estrella

Angela Estrella

Library Media Teacher, Lynbrook High School


Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Sierra, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm PDT

Curated Collections with PBS LearningMedia
Dive into a treasure trove of curated media collections in PBS LearningMedia around special topics including flipped learning, making and cool careers.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:30pm - 12:50pm PDT
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

Beyond Powerpoint: Five Free Online Presentation Tools
Looking for variety? Learn new ways to present material online, starting with five free online presentation tools. Integrate your own materials and show students how to do the same!
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Melanie Borrego

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Brandman University


Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Sierra, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

Bridging Informal Learning to Your PBL Classroom
Students use games, media and social networks in their private lives to enhance experiences and create informal learning. PBL is the perfect format to leverage that informal use to engage students deeply.
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James D Brown, PhD

Instructional Technology Coach/Coordinator, Calistoga Joint Unified School District


Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

CANCELED Designing Learning Spaces for a Mobile World
This session has been canceled.

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avatar for Don Orth

Don Orth

Director of Technology and Strategic Partnerships, Hillbrook School
Don Orth, an Apple Distinguished Educator, is currently director of technology at Hillbrook School in Los Gatos California, received his BA from Tufts University and EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has been working in public and private schools, both in the US... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

Day in the Life of an iPad Classroom: Year 2
You have a classroom set of iPads, but how do you effectively use them? Learn how iPads have changed the way teachers teach and students learn at PRIDE Academy.
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Katy Hammack

Curriculum Resource Teacher, PRIDE Academy
This is my 29th year teaching for the Santee School District. I am passionate about using technology in ways that will engage and motivate my students. For the past four years I have taught with 1:1 iPads and iPod Touches. This year, I am one of four curriculum resource teachers... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Mesquite DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

iPods, Little Kids and Reading
Come see how we have integrated iPods into our daily language arts instruction. We will include ideas for reading comprehension/fluency, learning new sight words, writing, and independent activities.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm PDT

Project-Based Learning With Your Global Classmates
Learn how to engage your students in project-based learning on the global stage. Students leverage technology to develop global and 21st century citizenship.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Mesquite F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA