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Thursday, March 20
 

1:30pm

AAUW Tech Trek: A STEM Journey for Girls
Discover Tech Trek, a science, technology, engineering and math summer program for middle school girls, now becoming a National Program sponsored by AAUW. Learn about the program and why it works. Visit with Tech Trekkers and hear their experiences. Learn how to get your students involved.
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avatar for Debra White

Debra White

Debra White is an Arts Educator and Consultant whose passion is helping teachers and students bring together the Visual & Performing Arts and Technology. She has 33 years of classroom experience teaching theatre, visual art and technology. She currently serves as The Education Committee... Read More →


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

1:30pm

Badges and Rewards: Achievement-Based Gamification Tools in Grades 7-12
A presentation on two years’ research and practical use of video-game style achievement apps in Independent schools. Comparisons of ClassDojo and Educachievements, utilized in 7th, 10th and 12th grade classes.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

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
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

1:30pm

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
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

Infusing Technology in Classic Models of Teaching
Looking for cool Common Core teaching approaches? Don’t reinvent the wheel! Learn about proven teaching models from the past and how to update them with an infusion of modern technology.
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avatar for Michael Simkins

Michael Simkins

Consulting Director, TICAL
Michael is an experienced educator and lifelong learner. Over the years, he has been an elementary schoolteacher, principal, director of large-scale educational technology projects, non-profit COO, and consultant to educational, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Since... Read More →


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

1:30pm

Student Tech Leadership: Projects that Serve Schools and Communities
Students participating in the nonprofit MOUSE Squad Student Tech Leadership program present projects that help their schools and communities collaborate, create, and use digital technologies.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA
 
Friday, March 21
 

11:00am

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
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

Humanoid Robots in the Classroom of the Future
We will demonstrate how we use humanoid robots in our new STEM Plus Plus classroom of the future program. Learn about backpack robotics,journalism and science and Occupy Mars Projects.
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avatar for Bob Barboza

Bob Barboza

Founder/Director, Barboza Space Center, Long Beach Unified School District
Bob Barboza is an educator, STEAM++ journalist and founder/director of the Barboza Space Center and Kids Talk Radio Science. He manages teams of students in a junior astronaut fellowship program in the Long Beach Unified School District. His international space science STEAM++ program... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

iPad Multimedia iBooks with the Camera and Book Creator Apps
Demonstration of iBooks created by first to third graders, and of how to create an iBook using Book Creator. The iBook will contain text, photos and videos of the creators, voiceover, and music.
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avatar for Phil Landfried

Phil Landfried

tech specialist, Goleta Schools
teaching technology, byod, video with iPads, Book Creator, Google Research Tool, Google Docs, 3d printing,


Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

Mindcraft Madness: Educational Benefits?
Minecraft has the possibility of huge educational benefits for children; it can help teach numerous subjects both with and without adult involvement. Learning in Minecraft could be faster than traditional methods of education, as children are often far more motivated, get more practice, and feel that what they are learning is useful. Also various negative aspects, such as overuse, will be presented.
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

Online Learning with the Library of Congress
Explore online learning opportunities with the Library Of Congress. Discover the power of primary sources and how to use them in your classroom. Learn how to navigate this dynamic site.
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Esther Kligman-Frey

Teacher Trainer, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
avatar for Debra White

Debra White

Debra White is an Arts Educator and Consultant whose passion is helping teachers and students bring together the Visual & Performing Arts and Technology. She has 33 years of classroom experience teaching theatre, visual art and technology. She currently serves as The Education Committee... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

Reach for the Stars
RTI in high school is hard! See our placement and progress monitoring system giving students the appropriate instruction and letting them Reach for the Stars.
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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!


Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:00am

Showcasing Student Work in a Virtual Museum
Students create artifacts for a virtual museum that enables visitors to point devices and watch the artifacts morph into explanatory documentary videos.
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA