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Thursday, March 20
 

9:00am

Flip Your Classroom with CaliQity
Join us to learn about the practices and principles of flipped learning and discover how to create engaging learning opportunities at little or no cost through CaliQity.
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avatar for Thomas Crawford

Thomas Crawford

Education Relations, IQ Innovations LLC
Thomas Crawford has over ten years of experience in education. He has spent several years training and working with educational organizations on creating and implementing online and blended learning programs. Mr. Crawford’s international teaching experience spans from brick and... Read More →


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

9:00am

How to Build a Standards-Based Focused, Secondary Gradebook in Aeries.
Keeping with the recent trend of enhancements to Aeries in support of modern grading concepts and Common Core readiness, Eagle Software will demonstrate how to build a Standards-Based Grade Reporting in Secondary Schools.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am

Multimedia Assessment: Screencasts and iBooks Author to Support Student Learning
Leverage the power of multimedia to make assessment meaningful. Learn how screencasts and multimedia stories can redefine evidence of learning. Experience tools to enact practices in your classroom(s).
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EZ

Erin Zaich

Elementary Teacher, Los Altos School District


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

9:00am

Must Have Tools Created by FableVision Learning and Peter H. Reynolds
We offer a trove of powerful resources for educators to help all their students realize their true potential. Explore wonderful software, books, films, apps, and other tools. Our products promote creativity, communication, collaboration, critical thinking and are aligned with the Common Core.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am

Pads for Learning?... Flexible, Personalized and Authentic!
Are you already using iPads in the classroom? Just considering an implementation? Either way, this session will be a rich source of ideas, resources, and information about learning with the iPad.
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avatar for Lainie  Rowell

Lainie Rowell

Consultant, Orange County Department of Education
Lainie Rowell is an educator, author, and international speaker. Her areas of expertise include online/blended learning, designing innovative learning experiences, professional learning, and community building. During her 22 years in education, Lainie has taught elementary, secondary, and higher education. She also serve... Read More →


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

9:00am

Reimagine Teaching and Learning with Windows 8
Windows 8 brings learning to life--apps, content publishers, and other resources will energize and engage students.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Primrose A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

9:00am

Unlock Next-Gen Ethernet Services Via ActivReach Switches
Is Cat 3 cabling limiting your ability to deploy next-gen IP solutions?  Do you have hard to reach locations where standard Ethernet cable won’t suffice?  If YES, ADTRAN has everything you need in our ActivReach.

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

10:30am

10:30am

How Blended Curriculum Mapped to Common Core Standards Improves ELL Learning Outcomes
Join us at this session if you want to learn how blended learning better engages your students, gives your teachers more time to teach, and improves learning outcomes. Also see an example of how blended learning works in ELL instruction.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am

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
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:30am

Tales of an Untethered Classroom: Leveraging Mobility in Your Classroom
iPads have untethered students and teachers from front desks, tables, whiteboards, and even the classroom. This session explores ways to leverage this new freedom using AppleTV and the iPad's mobility.
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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 →


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

10:30am

The Next Generation of Wi-Fi for the Classroom – The Impact of 802.11ac in K12
A discussion on how 802.11ac will improve Wi-Fi performance, access for teachers, students and administrators and important considerations and best practices for mobile device access; capacity planning and Wi-Fi coverage.

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

10:30am

Uber Geeky Keynote Trix
Learn to push Keynote beyond pretty slides. Learn animation skills, how to use Keynote to green screen, how to make digital signage, do "tours", add custom audio and more.
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avatar for Jon M Corippo

Jon M Corippo

Chief Learning Officer, CUE
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!!!


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

12:30pm

Accessing Abilities:Accessibility with AppleApple Systems Engineers
Apple believes in reaching all Learners. Explore the built-in tools on every Mac and iOS device to help all people access their abilities.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm

12:30pm

12:30pm

IXL: Practice that Feels Like Play!
Come learn how IXL uses web-based practice to change the way students and teachers approach math and language arts practice!
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Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm

Transforming Teaching and Learning Through iPods and iPads: One Leader’s Story
Participants will learn practical ways to roll out a 1:1 mobile device initiative. They will hear how one school used iOS devices to transform teaching and learning while increasing teacher commitment and collaboration.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:30pm

Unlock Next-Gen Ethernet Services Via ActivReach Switches
Is Cat 3 cabling limiting your ability to deploy next-gen IP solutions?  Do you have hard to reach locations where standard Ethernet cable won’t suffice?  If YES, ADTRAN has everything you need in our ActivReach.

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

2:00pm

Apps Smashing in the Common Core Age
The iPad is a wonderful tool that is made more powerful when combined in various ways to promote critical and creative thinking. Make the most of your iPad and the Common Core.
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avatar for kimbass

kimbass

3rd grade teacher, Robert C. Fisler School
Teaching for 28 years, working in a 1:1 Laptop school for the past 11 years. Teach with iPads for the last 4 years and present staff development on the best practices for technology use in the classroom. I especially love to promote the use of technology for ELD instruction as well... Read More →


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

2:00pm

2:00pm

2:00pm

Climbing the SAMRLadder with the Power of iPad
Embrace Common Core while working at greater depth and complexity with apps and digital tools. Experience how students actively engage andconnect with iPads to create powerful content.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Taking Back Assessment!
Taking Back Assessment! Ensuring that formative assessment is both constructive and actionable, but above all an enhancement to your teaching and learning program.
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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

The Next Generation of Wi-Fi for the Classroom – The Impact of 802.11ac in K12
A discussion on how 802.11ac will improve Wi-Fi performance, access for teachers, students and administrators and important considerations and best practices for mobile device access; capacity planning and Wi-Fi coverage.

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Thursday March 20, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA
 
Friday, March 21
 

10:00am

Cinematic Storytelling with iPads
It’s a movie studio in your pocket! Learn how to use the iPad and iPod Touch as affordable filmmaking tools for your classroom, and integrate cinematic storytelling into your curriculum.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Dive Deep with Discovery Education
Join us and we'll talk about the new and exciting enhancements and uncover some resources that you never knew you had! From the Common Core Standards in the Classroom, to the new My Content, this session will prepare you to dive into deeper Discovery Education integration.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

10:00am

Doceri: Creating Dynamic Flipped Lessons for Complete Student Engagement
Doceri has become the standard for engaged interactive classroom instruction. Teachers and students find the intuitive interface to be both simple and extremely capable in creating content for the classroom.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Empower Google Apps Educators with tools from Hapara
Hapara tools for Google Apps empower educators and IT professionals to do more. Learn about how schools around the world are making good on the 21st century learning promise.
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avatar for Dave Kootman

Dave Kootman

Dave Kootman, M.A. has classroom experience across seven grade levels. Dave has been a leader in many education networks, and has been nominated for multiple awards. Today, Dave is focused on helping educators with sustainable and scalable best practices that balance simple, yet powerful... Read More →


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

10:00am

From Graphing to Laughing: Engaging Web-Based Math Activities
VmathLive, a web-based online math resource, creates a stimulating game environment for K-8 students. Math virtually “unfolds” as they gain confidence in their math abilities and improve results in a unique origami-themed program.
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avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Benchmark Education Company
I am passionate about technology and how I am constantly challenged to keep up with all of the changes. I'm always learning!


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

10:00am

iPhoneography - The Art of Taking Pictures on your iPhone/iOS Device
Learn the art of taking pictures on your iOS device. We’ll teach you tips and tricks for bettering your skills + ideas for using this art form in the classroom.
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avatar for Nicole Dalesio

Nicole Dalesio

Common Core / Technology ToSA, Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District
Nicole is a Tech Integration teacher in Silicon Valley who has been teaching in K-12 for over 20 years. Passionate about creativity and technology integration, she has won many awards for her innovative teaching, photography, videos, and screencast tutorials. Nicole has also been... Read More →


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

10:00am

Managing a Successful IT Infrastructure with Filewave
Filewave, a multi-platform management solution with patented self-healing technology. Filewave helps you have complete control of your fleet. From imaging to inventory Filewave helps you manage all types of deployments even BYOD.


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

10:00am

The Pearson Common Core System of Courses: A Digital Curriculum to Meet the CCSS
The CCSOC is a truly aligned, coherent instructional system developed from scratch to enable students to meet the CCSS through tablet-based instruction that was designed with students at the center.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Using Minecraft in the Classroom
Minecraft is a first-person sandbox game. Its open, creative framework can be used to construct a variety of lessons, like introducing students to game design and programming. In this exciting session, you’ll learn how to use Minecraft to deliver cutting-edge learning experiences. Discover best practices for using Minecraft in the classroom and lesson plans for a wide array of academic subjects.
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Friday March 21, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am

50 Ways to Integrate with Discovery Education
Did you know that Discovery Education Streaming has images, speeches, and sound effects? Did you know that Discovery Education is platform agnostic? From English to STEM, you will walk away from this session with hundreds of new integration strategies for the new Discovery Education Streaming!
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

11:30am

Deploying and Managing Your One to One
It is one thing to hand out laptops or tablets. It is quite another to effectively manage, distribute apps and content and help students and teachers to focus on learning rather than the device. Come and learn how Filewave can help you to successfully deploy your one to one initiative… even BYOD.


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

11:30am

Multimedia Assessment: Screencasts and iBooks Author to Support Student Learning
Leverage the power of multimedia to make assessment meaningful. Learn how screencasts and multimedia stories can redefine evidence of learning. Experience tools to enact practices in your classroom(s).
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Speakers
EZ

Erin Zaich

Elementary Teacher, Los Altos School District


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

11:30am

Supporting Common Core with Innovative Digital Solutions
Learn about some exciting new iPad technologies which engage struggling readers in grades 6-10, and which align to the Common Core.
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avatar for Chuck Obeso-Bradley

Chuck Obeso-Bradley

ELL/Intervention Specialist, Pearson
I am a former school teacher and administrator who now serves as an ELL/Intervention Specialist for Pearson Education. My background is in Migrant and Bilingual Education, and in using technology-based programs to help close the achievement gap for struggling students. I am convinced... Read More →


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

11:30am

Taking Your iTunes U Course from Good to Great!
Ready to take your iTunes U course to the next level? Learn about innovative uses of iTunes U and creative ways to use courses in iPad classrooms and professional learning.
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Friday March 21, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

11:30am

Texting Students? Betcha Didn't Know You Could
Join Remind101 to learn the latest innovations in using mobile technology to extend learning beyond your classroom walls.

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

11:30am

Will Someone Please Teach Me to Read Before I Leave this Place?
Prepare teachers to transition to a digitally interactive classroom by aligning instruction for CCSS success. Access all student data in one secure location online. Develop ongoing professional development and enhance instruction with education-specific online resources.
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avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Benchmark Education Company
I am passionate about technology and how I am constantly challenged to keep up with all of the changes. I'm always learning!


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

11:30am

Wowing the World: Digital Photography & Photoshop
Learn from a world-class photographer and teacher how to take stunning digital images and manipulate them in Adobe Photoshop. Complete what you saw in post-production with powerful tools in Photoshop. This hands-on session covers masking, layers and much more.
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DM

Digital Media Academy

Critically acclaimed and world-renowned, DMA provides training and hands-on experience with technology. The World’s Best Tech Camp and technology training center, since 2002.


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

2:00pm

Equip your iPad for Science
Experience collecting data on the iPad by using PASCO’s SPARK vue, AirLink 2 interface and sensors. Bring your own iPad or use ours!
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Flipping the Classroom with Discovery Education
Put the power of learning at your student’s fingertips with My DE for Students. Flip your classroom with student accounts where students can access Discovery Education. We will demonstrate new ways to deliver resources to motivate students, engage critical thinking, and achieve learning goals with the support of the Discovery Education Classroom Manager and Builder Tools.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

2:00pm

iMovie: From Shooting to Editing
Discover how to shoot and edit movies using Apple’s iMovie. Get a basic understanding of the application and the information you need to make movie magic from Beth Corwin, a former ABC video journalist and long-time Digital Media Academy and Apple Education instructor.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Managing a Successful IT Infrastructure with Filewave
Filewave, a multi-platform management solution with patented self-healing technology. Filewave helps you have complete control of your fleet. From imaging to inventory Filewave helps you manage all types of deployments even BYOD.


Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Student-Centered Authoring and the Art of Digital Storytelling
Transform learning by using multimedia tools to author and publish student content. We’ll walk through sample lessons that can be scaled to any subject matter and grade level.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Student-Centered Authoring: iBooks Author in Action
Stop searching for just the right resource, make it! Teachers and students can create interactive books to reach learning goals and communicate ideas. Come see possibilities and experience iBooks Author.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Tech, Tech, Boom! High Schoolers Zoom!
Description: Experience adaptive, online practice that improves vocabulary and comprehension skills for struggling high school readers. Build academic language with word games and read high-interest Lexiled passages. Use principles that are aspirational, comprehensive, measurable, and long-term.
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avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Benchmark Education Company
I am passionate about technology and how I am constantly challenged to keep up with all of the changes. I'm always learning!


Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

2:00pm

Virtual K-12 Learning
A look into Connections Academy, a full-time, virtual charter school and how students, teachers and learning coaches interact to impact student learning.
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Friday March 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm

Deploying and Managing Your One to One
It is one thing to hand out laptops or tablets. It is quite another to effectively manage, distribute apps and content and help students and teachers to focus on learning rather than the device. Come and learn how Filewave can help you to successfully deploy your one to one initiative… even BYOD.


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

3:30pm

Final Cut Pro X in Less Than 30 Minutes
FinalCut Pro X is a remarkable professional video editing app for everyone. This hands-on session is for the pure FCPX beginner., and participants will ingest, edit and output video.
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avatar for Jon M Corippo

Jon M Corippo

Chief Learning Officer, CUE
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 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm

Final Cut Pro X Introduction: For New Editors
Have you been waiting to learn Final Cut Pro? Now is the time, from one of the world’s premier FCP and video-journalism instructors. This concise one-hour session will introduce you to the revolutionary new Final Cut Pro X interface, its organizational tools, editing functioning, titling and effects.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm

Instructional Lessons Learned: Creating and Supporting an Innovative 1:1 Program
From LAUSD, Tustin, Fullerton... 1:1 environments are exciting and challenging. Learn how to increase engagement, expand creativity, and prepare for the Common Core through these leadership and classroom lessons learned.
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avatar for Mathew Needleman

Mathew Needleman

Instructional Technology Specialist, Los Angeles Unified School District


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

3:30pm

iPads and Struggling Readers: LANGUAGE! Live Comes Alive in Classrooms
Explore CCSS and the newest reading research combined with the iPad. Teach struggling students using adaptive online instruction, LANGUAGE!Live, that reignites students’ enjoyment of peer interaction, combined with proven learning strategies to promote academic achievement.
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avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Benchmark Education Company
I am passionate about technology and how I am constantly challenged to keep up with all of the changes. I'm always learning!


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

3:30pm

Leveling up with Discovery Education: Video Games in Classroom Instruction
Do you play video games? From Candy Crush to the Civilization Series everyone you know plays video games in some form or another. Join us and find out how to support your classroom instruction by leveraging the video games your students are playing at home.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

3:30pm

Raising College-Eligible Scores with Shmoop
Shmoop.com provides rigorous-yet-relatable online Test Prep, Common Core-Aligned Courses, and Learning Guides. Speakers will discuss Indio High School's jump from low-achieving to college-bound, with SAT, ACT, CAHSEE, and AP scores improving above the national average.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

3:30pm

Using Data to Drive Instruction
Learn how your school district can use data to drive instruction through a sophisticated web based platform. Teachers and administrators can manage all of their instructional resources, curriculum, assessments and reporting efficiently with personalized dashboards and relevant student information at their fingertips.
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Friday March 21, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA
 
Saturday, March 22
 

8:30am

50 Ways to Integrate with Discovery Education
Did you know that Discovery Education Streaming has images, speeches, and sound effects? Did you know that Discovery Education is platform agnostic? From English to STEM, you will walk away from this session with hundreds of new integration strategies for the new Discovery Education Streaming!
Presenter Resources


Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

8:30am

Canvas by Instructure, an LMS and Beyond
Come see how the design and features of the Canvas learning platform make teaching more enjoyable and learning more meaningful. This presentation will address migration, third-party integrations, SIS integrations, mobility, outcomes and more.

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

8:30am

Connect, Create, & Share with ClassFlow!
Get the most out of your school’s tablet technology initiative. ClassFlow improves teaching effectiveness by connecting the interactive lessons displayed on Smart Boards, Promethean Boards & Interactive Projectors to mobile devices and more!
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am

Deploying and Managing iOS 7 in Education
iOS 7 provides powerful new ways to configure and deploy devices across institutions and includes features to help schools purchase, distribute, and manage apps with ease.  Join Apple System Engineers for a session on how to configure, deploy, and manage iOS 7 in an education environment.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am

Exploring Digital Content with Gooru and Intelligent Papers
Digital content offers amazing value and interactivity, but making the switch can be challenging for even experienced educators. Join innovative teachers and digital content experts as we discuss practical solutions.

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avatar for Cortney Austin

Cortney Austin

Teacher, Elementary, Riverside Unified School District
I teach 5th & 6th grade Core Knowledge at Bryant School of Arts & Innovation in the downtown area with a rockin team! I am a gamer and a geek, reader and artist, dreamer and twin mommy! If you see me, say HI!
avatar for Paulette Donnellon

Paulette Donnellon

Director Sales & Marketing, Intelligent Papers


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

8:30am

iMovie: From Shooting to Editing
Discover how to shoot and edit movies using Apple’s iMovie. Get a basic understanding of the application and the information you need to make movie magic from Beth Corwin, a former ABC video journalist and long-time Digital Media Academy and Apple Education instructor.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

8:30am

Student-Centered Authoring: iBooks Author in Action
Stop searching for just the right resource, make it! Teachers and students can create interactive books to reach learning goals and communicate ideas. Come see possibilities and experience iBooks Author.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 8:30am - 9:30am
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Apple Tech Update for Education Q&A
Apple continues to provide breakthrough software and amazing devices for education, offering a complete environment for learning.  At this session, Apple System Engineers will answer your questions about how the latest product releases can support teaching and learning in your school district.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Apps Smashing in the Common Core Age
The iPad is a wonderful tool that is made more powerful when combined in various ways to promote critical and creative thinking. Make the most of youriPad and the Common Core.
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kimbass

3rd grade teacher, Robert C. Fisler School
Teaching for 28 years, working in a 1:1 Laptop school for the past 11 years. Teach with iPads for the last 4 years and present staff development on the best practices for technology use in the classroom. I especially love to promote the use of technology for ELD instruction as well... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Dive Deep with Discovery Education
Join us and we'll talk about the new and exciting enhancements and uncover some resources that you never knew you had! From the Common Core Standards in the Classroom, to the new My Content, this session will prepare you to dive into deeper Discovery Education integration.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

10:00am

Final Cut Pro X: For Experienced Editors
Go beyond the basics and explore the advanced features of Final Cut Pro, featuring compositing effects and color-correction tools, all taught by Digital Media Academy senior instructor and long-time FCP guru, Tom Wolsky.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Increasing Student Engagement with eBooks
Learn best practices and hear success stories on how you can engage students with eBooks, audiobooks, & more from OverDrive.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Personal Math Trainer - What is It?
The Personal Math Trainer is an intuitive program that engages students in interactive lessons featuring the new California Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. The lessons are fun and adaptable, helping educators customize learning for each individual student.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Student Engagement in Educational Apps
Join this session to learn how new data on student engagement can better equip educators to augment traditional classroom instruction with a personalized learning experience on the iPad.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

10:00am

Teaching Driving Technology not Technology Driving Teaching
Since 1997, Promethean has been delivering instruction in the classroom through 21st century technology. Learn from our experience the critical elements of a 1:1 digital transition program, through proper, planning, professional development, financing, and implementation – regardless of the device.
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Lee Baird

1:1 Account Manager - Digital Transition Specialist, Promethean Inc.
ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system that increases the depth of student and teacher engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. ClassFlow at a glance: Breathe instructional... Read More →


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

12:00pm

Becoming The Solution: Building EdTech Teacher Leadership Capacity
Empowering teachers to lead and collaborate through a set of models that transform them into the support their campuses need: an EdTech curriculum specialist that is a trainer of trainers.
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Rich Dixon

VP of Professional Learning Services, PD Learning Network
Rich Dixon is the VP of Professional Learning Services with PD Learning Network and has an M.A., TESL, with more than 20 years’ experience as a teacher, administrator, staff developer, IT director, and curriculum coordinator. In his current position he has the opportunity to develop... Read More →
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Jennifer Gibson

Director of Content & Learning, Lesson Planet
As an educator, curriculum designer, and professional trainer, I believe in empowering other educators with technology integration strategies in order to help them meet the needs of their students. With over 18 years of experience working with teachers, administrators, students... Read More →


Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mesquite B, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

Bring it All Together with ClassFlow and the Promethean Kuno Tablet
ClassFlow makes lesson planning and delivery more efficient and impactful. With ClassFlow, teachers can build and access interactive lessons from any web browser. In addition, ClassFlow allows teachers to foster student engagement by connecting mobile devices such as the Promethean Kuno Tablet to facilitate real-time student feedback.
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avatar for Lee Baird

Lee Baird

1:1 Account Manager - Digital Transition Specialist, Promethean Inc.
ClassFlow is a comprehensive instructional delivery system that increases the depth of student and teacher engagement by providing interactive and collaborative use of classroom devices, digital curriculum and assessments for learning. ClassFlow at a glance: Breathe instructional... Read More →


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

12:00pm

Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish, Oh My! Changing Online Language Learning
Discover BYU Independent Study’s new asynchronous world language course model with features like Conversation Café where students speak and work together, live one-on-one speaking, interactive apps, and live lesson broadcasts.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Smoketree DE, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

Discovery Education Student Technology Showcase: Whats Old is New
Join us as we feature Bev Matheson (DEN Star) and her students, and they'll tell you what they're doing with digital media and technology in their classroom. You'll see real-life projects, hear lessons learned, and engage with your colleagues as you peek into what they're doing in their classrooms.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

12:00pm

Harnessing the Power of Rubric Based Grading
How to effectively create a Rubrics Based Gradebook that will provide immediate feedback of student's progress with Aeries Gradebook.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Smoketree C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

iBook Authoristos and Multi-Age Collaboration
Learn how high school digital artists and iBook authoristos fuel digital mastery with multi-age collaboration and global publication to the iBookStore.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Primrose D, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

Leveraging the Power of iTunes U for Mobile Learning
This workshop will focus on creating (for free) a powerful content distribution model for engaging opportunities in the classroom with iOS devices. Learn Anything, anywhere, anytime with iTunes U.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Primrose C, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

Read Live with Read Naturally
Learn how to develop fluency, support vocabulary, and promote comprehension by combining the powerful, research-based strategies of teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring. Accelerate the reading achievement of Title I, special education, ELL, and mainstream students using these research-proven strategies. This session describes Read Naturally's Read Live, but the strategies can be used with any classroom reading materials.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mesquite F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

Using Minecraft in the Classroom
Minecraft is a first-person sandbox game. Its open, creative framework can be used to construct a variety of lessons, like introducing students to game design and programming. In this exciting session, you’ll learn how to use Minecraft to deliver cutting-edge learning experiences. Discover best practices for using Minecraft in the classroom and lesson plans for a wide array of academic subjects.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Smoketree AB, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

12:00pm

What’s the difference: Office 365 and Office 2013
Learn the differences between Office 365 and Office 2013 and how they can work online or integrate with each other seamlessly in your educational environment.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Primrose A, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

App Matching: Integrating Apps Matched to Learning Goals
1 app, 2 apps, 3 apps, 4? Come see what is possible! Get innovative ideas for integrating apps to help your students dive deeper into fun,transformational learning.
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Trisha Callella

Director of Educational Technology ? Apple Distinguished Educator, Los Alamitos Unified School District
Passionate about . . . hands-on experiential learning, social entrepreneurship, helping children discover their passions, digital literacy & computer programming, and inspiring the innovators of tomorrow through integrated STEM experiences today. USC Ed.D @shareTED


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

1:30pm

Flipping the Classroom with Discovery Education
Put the power of learning at your student’s fingertips with My DE for Students. Flip your classroom with student accounts where students can access Discovery Education. We will demonstrate new ways to deliver resources to motivate students, engage critical thinking, and achieve learning goals with the support of the Discovery Education Classroom Manager and Builder Tools.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262 USA

1:30pm

Plugging Those Smarter Balanced Technology Skill Gaps and Possibly Getting PBL Back in Class
This session will show how teachers, schools and districts can meaningfully integrate technology skills into instruction while re-tooling for Common Core, whether technology is taught in the computer lab or integrated in the typical classroom.
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KP

Kelly Powell

Territory Manager, Learning.com



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

1:30pm

Preparing Future Teachers for the Digital Classroom
BYU Independent Study has partnered with their university’s secondary education program to provide student teaching opportunities in Independent Study’s interactive online courses providing a unique teaching experience for future teachers.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mesquite GH, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

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
Mesquite F, Palm Springs Convention Center 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

Promethean Connected Classroom
Envision a classroom with Connected Solutions where engagement and achievement meet as one. Attendees will participate and see hands on activities for the Common Core classroom involving the Promethean 21st Century Classroom.
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Saturday March 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262 USA

1:30pm

Uber Geeky Keynote Trix
Learn to push Keynote beyond pretty slides. Learn animation skills, how to use Keynote to green screen, how to make digital signage, do "tours", add custom audio and more.
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Jon M Corippo

Chief Learning Officer, CUE
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!!!


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

1:30pm

Wowing the World: Digital Photography & Photoshop
Learn from a world-class photographer and teacher how to take stunning digital images and manipulate them in Adobe Photoshop. Complete what you saw in post-production with powerful tools in Photoshop. This hands-on session covers masking, layers and much more.
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DM

Digital Media Academy

Critically acclaimed and world-renowned, DMA provides training and hands-on experience with technology. The World’s Best Tech Camp and technology training center, since 2002.


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