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Saturday, November 2
 

8:30am

3D Printing: Beyond the Hype and Into Your Classroom
A growing army of empowered creative teachers are tinkering and making with 3D printers. What does it take to use a 3D printer? What would I do with it? This session will get you up and running, arm you with resources and provide you with funding ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Gary Carnow

Gary Carnow

Chief Propellerhead, Inventive Thinkers
Gary A. Carnow has served as Chief Technology Officer for the Pasadena Unified School District. Previously, Dr. Carnow was the Director of Technology and Information Services for the Alhambra Unified School District and Director of the Alhambra Model Technology Schools Project, funded by the State of California. He joined Alhambra in 1985, after a successful teaching career in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). He recently retired from... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 214

8:30am

Centers Aren't Just Elementary: Differentiating in Your Secondary classroom
Learn practical ways to use technology-infused learning stations to differentiate your secondary instruction in ways that enable students to experience your content, not just echo it. We will show a variety of apps and web 2.0 tools, but the focus will be on the pedagogy.

Speakers
avatar for Laurel Rice

Laurel Rice

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, SDUSD


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 105

8:30am

Class Dojo
Learn how to have consistent behavior management with the students and have weekly communication with parents. Class dojo is a full online behavior management system that is easy for teachers to use while providing immediate feedback to both students and parents.

Speakers
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Kasie Kitson

2nd Grade Teacher, Camarena Elementary School - Chula Vista Elementary School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 306

8:30am

Flipped Out: An Elementary Approach to the Flipped Classroom
Many high school teachers are exploring the flipped classroom. But how could this look in elementary school? Through screen captured videos, we look at how professional development, assessment, student engagement, and supplemental resources for learning can expand to beyond our classroom walls.

Speakers
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Kendall Gilmore

Student Teacher, University of San Diego
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Joseph Kemery Jr

teacher, PRIDE Academy - Santee School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 208

8:30am

Google Drive and the Common Core
Session will cover 5 simple ways you can use Google drive with your students to practice CC strategies and various levels of Bloom's for the ELA classroom. Strategies will mirror CC testing models, focusing on critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity using Documents, Presentations, and Forms.

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

TOSA/ Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
Star Wars, Bagels, Puppies, Traveling. Google Certified Trainer. Adjunct Faculty at USD. I love my job, my team, and my students!


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 310

8:30am

I Have an iPad-Now What?
You invested in an iPad but then have no idea what to do with it in your classroom! We will cover simple and quick ways to start integrating the iPad into your classroom, whether you have just one or a set of them.

Speakers
avatar for Marla Rosenthal

Marla Rosenthal

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 210

8:30am

iMovie on the iPad
Are you interested in integrating video production in your classroom? Whether you want to create videos for instruction, to use in flipping your classroom, or have students create clips, video can be a powerful tool to enhance learning. This session will cover the basics of using iMovie on the iPad.

Speakers
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Andrea Casas

Instructional Designer, N/A
avatar for Mary de Lepe

Mary de Lepe

Instructional Designer, Ed Tech Productions


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 106

8:30am

My Digital Life: Free Digital Literacy Course for 6th-9th Grade
My Digital Life is a FREE 4-hour online course that prepares teens to be good digital citizens. During the session, 6th-9th grade teachers will get hands-on with the program and will leave ready to implement in the classroom. For best experience, bring your laptop with Flash installed.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Serota

Sarah Serota

Senior Implementation Manager, EverFi, Inc.
I am an education technology professional who is passionate about providing high-quality educational opportunities to youth in Southern California. For the past seven years I have implemented technology programs in Southern California schools, after-school programs and community centers. I am excited to speak at CUE San Diego this year so I can share EverFi's FREE, innovative digital citizenship platform for 6th-9th grade students throughout... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 302

8:30am

QR Codes: A Creative Way to Work with Core Standards
Creative ways to design inspiring lessons for students to demonstrate writing, and work cooperatively to succeed in curriculum-based scavenger hunts.

Speakers
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Kim Buhler

4th Grade Teacher, LR Green - Esondido Union Elementary
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Tali Collier

7th Grade LA/Lit teacher, Bear Valley Middle School - Escondido Union Elementery


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 319

8:30am

Turnkey Online Gamification System (Free: Just Add Hosting)
Learn strategies and techniques for using a customizable, student-designed, online gamified curriculum delivery system to engage, motivate, and empower your own students for a week, a month, or an entire year. Step by step instructions included. 2013 CFF INSPIRE Award Winner: vimeo.com/65832053

Speakers
avatar for Mike Skocko

Mike Skocko

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 107

8:30am

Twitter Time
Learn how to maximize the power of Twitter & expand your PLN, connect with & learn from other educators, & stay current on current edtech trends and readings. I will cover the use of # and expose participants to many education-related Twitter chats.

Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 308

8:30am

iPod Routines, Apps, & Beyond for K/1 Students
Are you new to iPods in the classroom? If so this session is for you! Come and learn how to set up successful iPod rules, routines and useful apps for your kinder or first grade students that can be integrated throughout the day.

Speakers
avatar for Mary Saavedra

Mary Saavedra

teacher, Felicita Elementary
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Tammy Villalobos

Teacher, Felicita Elementary School - EUSD


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 305

8:30am

Google Earth in the Classroom
Google Earth is a free powerful tool that can become a vehicle for teaching content in all subject areas. The presentation will introduce some basic approaches for engaging students in content learning while expanding their geographic and global awareness. Resources provided by CGA.

Speakers
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Trevore Humphrey

High School Teacher, San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts - San Diego Unified School District
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Roxanne Pompilio

Teacher, San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 201

8:30am

iPads and Struggling Readers: LANGUAGE! Live Comes Alive in Classrooms
Explore CCSS; see the newest reading research combined with the iPad/tablet. Teach struggling secondary students using adaptive online instruction in LANGUAGE! Live that reignites students' enjoyment of peer interaction and combine it with proven learning strategies to promote academic achievement.

Speakers
avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Voyager Learning
I am passionate about English Language Learners using technology as a breakthrough to literacy. The ability to combine my second language of Spanish with my geeky side for technology ignite my desire to help teachers become better at teaching struggling readers.


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 306

8:30am

Making the MOST of your iPad with SMART's Free Extreme Collaboration
SMART Technologies is the recognized world leader in interactive displays. Our Notebook software is the most used software with interactive displays on the planet. Come and see how to get the most from your Notebook software and ANY web-enabled device with a free download of Extreme Collaboration.

Speakers
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Roland Garcia

Educational Solution Specialis, SMART


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 205

8:30am

Computational Thinking Using Scratch
Common Core standards require computational thinking. These skills can be taught through Scratch, a free programming tool from MIT Media Lab. Students create animations to tell a story, then post online to share with a broader audience. Strategies, resources and example projects will be shared.

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Donna Markey

Online/Blended Learning Teacher, Vista Visions Academy
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Stephanie Sanchez

Science Teacher, Vista Magnet Middle School for Math, Science, Tech


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 102

8:30am

Teaching in Nature's Classrooms
Hands-on learning in schoolyard habitats and nearby nature engages students' natural curiosity, direct participation in science, and experiences beyond computer-based nature. Local resources will be highlighted: curriculum to meet NGSS and Common Core standards, nature's classrooms, and nature-based technology applications.

Speakers
avatar for Anne Fege

Anne Fege

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 301

8:30am

Become a Google Magician with Scripts
Ready to lighten your workflow? Want to make docs and folders appear in your students' Drive? Want to have quizzes grade themselves and email results? We will demonstrate some scripts like Doctopus, Googbric, Gclassfolders, Flubaroo, and pageMeister!

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 125

8:30am

Conquering Technology - Episode 1: Gamify Your Professional Development
We have transformed our PD program to incorporate the techniques of gamification to motivate our faculty to take their teaching skills to the next level. By leveraging the power of iPad and iTunes U, teachers take ownership of their learning and advance their skills while earning badges and prizes.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Garcia

Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am passionate about teaching and technology. I currently teach American Sign Language at Cathedral Catholic High School. Previously I taught in a multiple subject classroom for San Diego City Schools for 12 years. I started teaching 1 to 1 about 3 years ago and fell in love with 1 to 1 and helping others to see the joy in it as well! I am excited to share with you some of the things I've learned.


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
Mark 104

8:30am

Visual Literacy: Do They See and Understand?
We assume that students can 'read' pictures and non-textual information, but do you know about resources you can use in any classroom or library to reinforce and teach these skills? You will be asked to participate. Be prepared to laugh and discover that a picture really is worth a thousand words.

Speakers
avatar for Janice Gilmore-See

Janice Gilmore-See

District Librarian, La Mesa-Spring Valley School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 211

8:30am

Common Core Reading and Writing with Mobile Devices
CCCS aligned lessons like annotating reading, analyzing texts, checking for background knowledge, brainstorming topics, providing feedback for writers, uses of an iPad scavenger hunt and creating writing for a wide variety of audiences and more will be shared. Links will be provided between CCCS, reading and writing strategies and tech tools.

Speakers
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Laurie Stowell

Professor/Director SMWP, Cal State San Marcos


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 317

8:30am

Subtext - Collaborative Reading Comes Alive
Reading meet 21st century. Students meet collaboration. Teachers meet student engagement! The Subtext app is pure educational bliss for teachers. It allows teachers and groups to interact collaboratively with the reading, ask comprehension questions and add additional visual information to text.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Innovation Specialist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is a technology and innovation specialist from San Diego, California. She has been helping teachers redefine instruction in their classrooms by overseeing both 1:1 iPad and Chromebooks pilots and helping schools implement digital literacy programs. She is a Google Certified Teacher, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 8:30am - 9:15am
ACD 102

9:30am

2D and 3D Digital Animation Models for Middle School Science
7th and 8th grade science students use digital programs to further their understanding of the structure and function of molecules and cells. Cooperative groups build both 2D and 3D models using Google SketchUp, Blender and Second Life and then create interactive models with Scratch, GoAnimate & others.

Speakers
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Erik Frey

Lead Science Teacher, Iftin Charter School - San Diego Unified


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 104

9:30am

Common Core and Rigor...What Does it Really Mean?
Rigor, text complexity, and digital media are found everywhere throughout the Common Core standards. What does it all really mean for your classroom? This session will explain what the Common Core really means for us teachers. You will leave with strategies you can implement tomorrow!

Speakers
KS

Kristina Spencer

Professional Development Specialist, Common Core Integration Consulting
avatar for Tony Spittell

Tony Spittell

Educational Services TOSA, Magnolia School District
Tony Spittell is a Teacher on Special Assignment for the Magnolia School District in Anaheim, California where he supports the district with digital integration and curriculum. He created Common Core English Language Arts digital learning experiences for the district and provided professional development in digital literacy. In addition, Tony serves on the Orange County CUE board and has delivered presentations across the country. He holds a... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 214

9:30am

Current Issues in Educational Technology as Perceived by Students Part 1
Graduate students from CSUSM will share their perceptions of current issues in educational technology. Research-based interactive presentations will engage participants in forming their own conclusions. * The use of iPads in a moderate/severe classroom By Suzanne Kurtz & Ellen Riffenburgh * Digital citizenship in the K-12 classroom By Leanne Sloman, Staci Bond & Anthony Atwood

Speakers
avatar for Joan Hanor

Joan Hanor

Professor Emerita, EducationalTechnology, CSU San Marcos
Come meet our CSUSM students during the noontime Student Showcase and see what they are learning as part of our Online Graduate Technology Courses.


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 107

9:30am

Diving into Common Core using QR Codes in the Elementary Classroom
Are you trying to implement the Common Core Standards with tech integration? Are you looking for classroom examples to use next week? In this session two teachers will show how to motivate elementary students using QR codes in fun, creative ways that will help students dive deep into Common Core.

Speakers
avatar for Kay Little

Kay Little

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

Sandy Patterson

2nd Grade Teacher, Lakeside Union School District
Sandy Patterson is a 2nd grade teacher in the Lakeside Union School District in Southern California. She has a 1:1 iPad classroom and loves integrating technology into learning to see her students create and collaborate!


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 319

9:30am

Exploring the Rigorous School Day in a Flipped Classroom
With all the focus on the videos, what does the flipped classroom look like during school hours? Through the incorporation of student voice and choice, PBL, Web 2.0 tools, and differentiation, we will discuss how to foster communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation throughout the day.\n

Speakers
JK

Joseph Kemery Jr

teacher, PRIDE Academy - Santee School District
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Tina Schipke

teacher, PRIDE Academy - Santee School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 208

9:30am

Infographics: Telling a Story with Data
Infographics are a fun and visual way to learn! In this session, I will share my journey creating infographics in the classroom. Learn about them and the common core, getting started, and scaffolding and supporting students during the process, view student samples and learn about resources and tools.

Speakers
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Renea Jaeger

Teacher, Horace Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 105

9:30am

Learning By Making Movies
Each year, thousands of students across the county participate in creating videos for the Innovative Video in Education program (iVIE). This session will review what it takes to participate in the program and teach standards-based curricula through video production. Ideal for project-based learning.

Speakers
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 a K-12 classroom educator, a language acquisition expert for the Fresno County Office of Education, and as a professional learning curriculum developer for U.C. San... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 106

9:30am

Nearpod- An Interactive Presentation Tool
Nearpod is a free, exciting presentation app/web-tool with interactive features. Your iPad controls your student devices, which allows your students to interact with your content and give you real-time feedback. If possible, bring an iPad with the app already installed.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Flaherty

Maria Flaherty

STEM TOSA, Fallbrook UESD
After being a classroom teacher for 30 years, I became an Instructional TOSA. Last year, I continued the journey as a STEM TOSA. Exploring the technological possibilities and ways to make learning relevant has been an exciting adventure. Thanks to our wonderful learning communities, such as CUE, I've met, shared with, and communicated with fascinating, knowledgeable people who inspire me.


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 210

9:30am

Twitter is a Teacher Superpower!
I Tweet. What is your superpower? Twitter is a powerful tool for educators to connect, learn, collaborate, and share best practices. Learn how to use Twitter for professional development, understand the power of the hashtag, and how to participate in live Twitter edchats.

Speakers
avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

Jo-Ann Fox

Learning Experience Designer, Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center
Jo-Ann is a teacher first, having taught in grades K-4. Currently, she is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Last year, Jo-Ann was a TOSA for EUSD tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes fostering the creative confidence in all students and helps students access content through STEAM learning, PBL, innovative use of... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 308

9:30am

20+ Ideas to Integrate Writing and Technology
With the new Common Core Standards and the integration of technology, students are being asked to use various tools during the writing process. Come and find out how I use technology during writing to engage students and improve writing.

Speakers
avatar for Kyra Bowers

Kyra Bowers

Technology Coach, Felicita Elementary


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 305

9:30am

Bringing Technology into your Math Class
In this session attendees will learn about the most helpful technology tools that are currently used in my math class. If you are considering integrating technology into your math classroom, this session will provide you with a technology toolbox- useful tools for your 21st century math classroom. [Due to high demand, this session will be repeated in Session 5]

Speakers
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Livier Maxwell

Teacher, Horace Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 201

9:30am

Hear, See, Say, Do! Five Strokes to Teach Young Writers that We Can Do
Teach Pre-writing for fine motor coordination; introduce graphic symbols; break down the whole into parts; and help children learn good writing habits as they hear, see, say, and do. Teachers introduce five pre-writing strokes that help children design and create shapes, letters, and numerals.

Speakers
avatar for Shauna Williams

Shauna Williams

National Consultant, Voyager Learning
I am passionate about English Language Learners using technology as a breakthrough to literacy. The ability to combine my second language of Spanish with my geeky side for technology ignite my desire to help teachers become better at teaching struggling readers.


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 306

9:30am

Teach to the Student, Not to the Test with Let's Go Learn
Learn how to use our online adaptive diagnostic assessments in reading and math to identify student strengths and weaknesses. Because our assessments are aligned to Common Core, you can teach to the student, not to the test. Our reports will help you group your students and organize your instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Marguerite Hillman

Marguerite Hillman

Vice President, Let's Go Learn


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 211

9:30am

HELP! Internet Resources for Busy Teachers
We provide busy K-8 classroom teachers with free content specific Science and Social Science Internet resources in a variety of formats (simulations, virtual tours, informational sites and some fun sites to add pizazz.) We did the research and give you the links and we will tour some of the sites.

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Taylor

Barbara Taylor

Instructional Developer, CSU San Marcos - Instructional & Information Technology Services
Academic Technology Services, Cal State San Marcos


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 306

9:30am

Antidotes to the Digital Universe: The Call for Balance
Have you heard about the health risks and social concerns from EMFs? Have you wondered what EMFs are and how these fields work? Are the concerns real? Hear the results educators have generated on teaching the modern student while protecting their health.

Speakers
avatar for María Morales

María Morales

Teacher, Waldorf School of San Diego


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 302

9:30am

Simulating Computational Thinking in Science
Simulations in science can be used to promote computational thinking skills. Participants will experience several sites along with plans to add lessons in computational thinking.

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Tonya Hendrix

teacher, Rio Seco - Santee


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 102

9:30am

Engaging Students as Citizen Scientists
Students can participate with scientists and other observers in research projects by collecting and entering data about plants, birds, insects, weather, and astronomy. The San Diego Citizen Science Network can help educators identify online programs and smartphone apps that can enhance learning in and out of the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Anne Fege

Anne Fege

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

Asst. Dir., UC San Diego


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 301

9:30am

Apps Share/Slam Shindig
Have a favorite app that others should know about? Come share it at the first SDCUE apps slam. This is a participant driven session. You get two minutes to introduce yourself, share your favorite app, and show us how it works. Get ready to take notes fast on all the cool apps you'll learn about too.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School/USD
Jen Roberts is an English teacher, English Department Chair, and the Digital Teacher Leader at Point Loma High School in San Diego, and adjunct faculty in the School of Leadership and Education Studies at the University of San Diego. With Diana Neebe, she is the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. Her passions are literacy and educational technology as practically applied daily in her freshmen English classes... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 125

9:30am

Game of Forms
Let a Google Certified Teacher show you how to use Google Forms to work smarter, not harder in the K-12 and higher ed classroom. From digital classroom forms, to exit tickets, to choose your own adventure, Google Forms can revolutionize your practice.

Speakers
avatar for Jeffery Heil

Jeffery Heil

Digital Learning Innovator, San Diego County Office of Education
Passionate about all things edtech and teaching! PLN Evangelist, Google Certified Teacher, adjunct professor of educational technology, father, snowboarder, perpetual learner. . .


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
Mark 104

9:30am

How Edmodo Gets Students Thinking and Writing!
Let's WRITE! Learn how to navigate through features of Edmodo with specific focus on getting kids online and writing. Answering polls, utilizing posts for collaborative online discussions, integrating CCSS text dependent questions, book talks, and more will be shared by 3rd grade teacher.

Speakers
avatar for Roseann Hernandez

Roseann Hernandez

teacher, Soutb Bay Union School District
Hi, I'm RoseAnn Hernandez, 3rd grade G.A.T.E. teacher at Emory Elementary School in the South Bay Union School District. | | After more than 25 years as an educator, I still love teaching and learning. I'm eager to find the best ways to integrate technology and the CCSS into my daily instruction. I want my students to be prepared for the 21st Century. I value creativity, collaboration and community building. | | p.s. Having FUN is a... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 205

9:30am

Finding the Elusive Tree Octopus: A Lesson in Evaluating Websites to Make Claim
This lesson will explain how to evaluate websites for validity in research in any subject and incorporates the critical thinking skills needed for argument writing. Participants will use tools and strategies learned to evaluate websites, as well as, skills needed for backing claims in their writing. For best experience bring your laptop!

Speakers
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Carrie Haynes

Teacher, Vista Magnet Middle School - Vista Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 317

9:30am

The Digital Natives Are Restless: Web Tools That Captivate Students
Modern Technology Has Changed Teaching FOREVER ... HAVE YOU? Join us for an interactive choose your own adventure story where all paths lead to learning dynamic and easy ways to dramatically increase student engagement by using cutting edge, web-based tools.

Speakers
avatar for Reuben Hoffman

Reuben Hoffman

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
Reuben Hoffman is a Social Science teacher turned Digital Learning Coach in the Grossmont Union High School District (San Diego County).  He holds an MA in Curriculum and Educational Technology. Reuben volunteers as Vice President of San Diego CUE (SDCUE).  He is a WeVideo Ambassador and has been recognized as a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Certified Innovator.
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 9:30am - 10:15am
ACD 102

10:45am

Addressing 21st Century STEM Challenges through Exploring STEM Careers
Exploring STEM Careers Initiative is testing a theory of action that challenge based activities are an effective model for developing student talent and understanding of STEM content knowledge enhancing students' technology skills and appreciation of STEM careers. Techniques will be discussed.

Speakers
RJ

Renea Jaeger

Teacher, Horace Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District
DM

Dave Massey

Project Director ESCI, San Diego Science Alliance


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 104

10:45am

Classroom of the Future: The Best Free Web Tools for Today's Classroom
Are you interested in learning about the best free web tools that you can immediately begin using in your classroom? This session will provide you with a list of tools recommended by the non-profit Classroom of the Future Foundation for using tomorrow's technology in today's classroom. [Because of high demand, this session will be repeated in Session 6]

Speakers
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Randy Everett

Board of Directors, Classroom of the Future Foundation


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 302

10:45am

Collaboration 3.0 Breaking Down Your Classroom Walls
As one of the essential 21st Century learning skills, collaboration should be at the heart of every curriculum. From 'mystery hangouts' to political debates with students from other continents, you will be amazed at how you can transform your classroom with these cutting-edge collaboration ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Clark

Holly Clark

Innovation Specialist, EdTechTeam
Holly Clark is a technology and innovation specialist from San Diego, California. She has been helping teachers redefine instruction in their classrooms by overseeing both 1:1 iPad and Chromebooks pilots and helping schools implement digital literacy programs. She is a Google Certified Teacher, National Board Certified Teacher, and holds an MA in Technology in Education from Columbia University. She has been working with technology integration... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 308

10:45am

Current Issues in Educational Technology as Perceived by Students Part 2
Graduate students from CSUSM will share their perceptions of current issues in educational technology. Research-based interactive presentations will engage participants in forming their own conclusions. * Issues of Integrating Technology in K-12 classrooms By Jared Montgomery & Violeta Rios * Methods & Best Practices for Bring Your Own Device Model By Ashley Koopsen, Yessica Lupercio Vasquez, Rachel Newman

Speakers
avatar for Joan Hanor

Joan Hanor

Professor Emerita, EducationalTechnology, CSU San Marcos
Come meet our CSUSM students during the noontime Student Showcase and see what they are learning as part of our Online Graduate Technology Courses.


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 107

10:45am

Digital Literacy in the Classroom
Learn how to utilize One Minute Reader to raise fluency and comprehension in all grade levels.

Speakers
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Chris Garcia

6th Grade Teacher, Chula Vista Elementary School District
I'm Chris Garcia and I'm honored to be teaching some of the brightest and most creative minds (I'll always say that about my classes) in Chula Vista. I love everything about the 21st century, from collaborating, digital literacy, to every tech gadget that exists. More important, I'm interest in giving students access to opportunities for deeper learning. Whatever level my students are at, I want them to push harder and think outside the box. I... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 306

10:45am

Don't Hate, Automate: Learn the Power of Google Apps Script
Learn various ways to leverage Google Apps Script, a powerful tool provided by Google Drive, to automate processes across various Google Tools. We will demonstrate popular education related Scripts such as Flubaroo, Doctopus, and autoCrat. We will also show how we developed our own scripts at KC.

Speakers
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Howard Chan

Director of Technology, King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools - King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools
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Joseph Hotchkiss

Systems Applications Engineer, King-Chavez Public Schools
I am a member of the King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools' Technology Department. Even though I am a capable computer technician, my bread and butter is programming. Specifically, Google Apps Script. Have you heard of Flubaroo? No, I didn't make it, but I do make tools similar and using the same programming language for our Organization. It is my job to make Google App/Drive even easier and automatic for our users. | | On another note, I am... Read More →
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Carlos Salazar

Educational Technology Specialist, King-Chavez Public Schools
I'm the Educational Technology Specialist or 'Tech Coach' for King-Chavez Neighborhood of Schools. I have been working in the technology field of education for 2 year, and prior to this I was in the classroom teaching Algebra with a Technology emphasis. My teaching and edtech experience have enabled me to have a better understanding in the area of technology integration in the classroom. Let's talk tech!


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 210

10:45am

Meeting the Technology Standards in the Common Core
Are you reshaping your curriculum to meet the myriad of technology strands that are required and subtly integrated throughout the new CCSS? In this session, participants will learn how to fulfill each technology standard required by the Common Core to get their students college and career ready.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 214

10:45am

Moonshot Projects with Google Apps
Exhibition night is the culminating elementary experience for all International Baccalaureate students. Learn how we used Google Apps to bring subject matter experts, field trip experiences, and community mentors together to support 30 teams of students across an 8-week inquiry project about oceans.

Speakers
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Joseph Hartman

Director of Assessment and Technology, Carlsbad Unified School District
As the Director of Assessment and Technology, Joe works closely with school/district technology staff, teachers, and administrators to: provide consulting and guidance in the selection of hardware and software for instruction and administrative functions; participate in the use of data driven decision-making; and have responsibility for technical specification development, project scoping, solution testing, staff training, and project... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 310

10:45am

Rolling Out Chromebooks in an Elementary School
Need a plan? Del Mar Union School District has deployed over 1600 Chromebooks in fourth through sixth grade. We've focused our attention on 'Curriculum First' and professional development for teachers, keeping the one-to-one between student and teacher. Hear our strategy for deployment and success.

Speakers
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Jennifer Oliveira

Technology Teacher, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 105

10:45am

The Multi-App Classroom: The iPad and the 4Cs
Students develop critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication using iPad technology. A unique classroom experience where apps are combined to explore the common core curriculum, and share ideas. Student empowerment, the creation of the Otto Channel for a long term sick student.

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James Staton

Teacher, La Costa Heights Elementary - Encinitas Union School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 208

10:45am

App Differently
Learn how to use iOS apps to help your students innovate with the 4 Cs: create, collaborate, communicate, and think critically. I will share with you the critical difference between a creative app and a skill review app. Learn how to teach your students to use their device to get creative!

Speakers
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Jo-Ann Fox

Learning Experience Designer, Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center
Jo-Ann is a teacher first, having taught in grades K-4. Currently, she is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Last year, Jo-Ann was a TOSA for EUSD tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes fostering the creative confidence in all students and helps students access content through STEAM learning, PBL, innovative use of... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 305

10:45am

Putting The Primary Into Your Sources
The Common Core Standards are coming. How can we meet the requirements of complex text? The answer is primary sources. Get ideas on how to use Close Reading and other instructional strategies, so students better understand a topic in math, science, history or English.

Speakers
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Kelly O'Brien

6th Grade - English & History, Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 201

10:45am

Flipped Out... to a Flipped Classroom
The speaker has had to cancel this session.

Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 211

10:45am

Happy Grader: A Semi-Automated, Computer-Assisted Grading Program
Happy Grader is a time-saving program that assigns full- & partial-credit scores for any type of test question. Drawing upon Google Forms & based in Excel, Happy Grader assists teachers to interactively create, apply, & share standards-based scoring guides. Come see how a North County math department chair is starting a revolution in how we grade!

Speakers
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Jeff Simon

Founder, Happy Grader
Jeff Simon is the math department chair at Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad where he implements a 1:1 iPad classroom and helps coordinate their STEM-based program. Since graduating from UCSD in electrical engineering and sociology, Jeff has been teaching secondary math and science in San Diego County for twenty years. He recently served as an engineering fellow at Nordson Asymtek in Carlsbad where he gained experience in computer programming... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 306

10:45am

Teachers.Net: Free Online Resources for Teachers
Teachers.Net was created in 1997 by elementary teacher, Tony Bott, to provide a free online resource where teachers could interact, network, and share teaching tools and techniques. Dr. Bott will share the evolution of Teachers.Net, and introduce new, exciting Web 2.0 tools available to teachers.

Speakers
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Tony Bott

Founder/CEO, Teachers.Net


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 106

10:45am

iMovie to QR Code
Learn how to create an iMovie, upload it to YouTube, turn it into a QR Code that can be copy and pasted onto Pages. I will share with you how these tools can be used for a variety of interactive classroom projects, but can also be used with your family, friends, clubs, or teams.

Speakers
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Sandra Orozco

Teacher in Residence, CSUSM


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 319

10:45am

Using Computational Thinking Skills to Meet Common Core in Middle School Science
How will you cultivate high-level critical thinking in your 21st century learners to meet the cognitive demands of NGSS and Common Core? We will model a middle school, inquiry-based lesson introducing Computational Thinking - a problem solving skill set using creativity, logic, and collaboration.

Speakers
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Samantha Greenstein

Teacher, Earl Warren Middle School - San Dieguito Union High School District
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Tracy McCabe

Life Science Teacher, Carmel Valley Middle School


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 102

10:45am

Chrommando Training: Chrome Applications and Extensions
Unleash the power of Google Chrome by using Chrome Apps and Extensions. Block any ad, improve searches, tweak YouTube videos, share your screen, create QR codes, save items to Google Drive, check website credibility, leave voice comments on Docs, and so much more. All in the Chrome browser!

Speakers
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JR Ginex-Orinion

Science & Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
JR is a dynamic, engaging instructional coach and science teacher from Southern California. He has presented across the country and internationally on leadership, instructional coaching, educational technology topics, and tools. He is a Google Innovative Educator (#GTANY12), Google Education Trainer, YouTube EDU contributor, Google Geo Teacher, CUE Lead Learner, and CUE RockStar Faculty. JR is one of the co-founders of #CAEDCHAT, a weekly twitter... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 104

10:45am

Power Up: A Conversation for Teachers New to 1:1
What do you need to know about teaching with 1:1? How does a device in every student's hand change instruction? Come join the conversation with other new 1:1 teachers and lets find answers to your questions. Knowledge is power, so Power Up!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School/USD
Jen Roberts is an English teacher, English Department Chair, and the Digital Teacher Leader at Point Loma High School in San Diego, and adjunct faculty in the School of Leadership and Education Studies at the University of San Diego. With Diana Neebe, she is the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. Her passions are literacy and educational technology as practically applied daily in her freshmen English classes... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
Mark 125

10:45am

Being SMART with the Common Core: Using the 4 'C's to Engage Students
The partnership for 21st Century Skills presents creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication as necessary skills for success in school and the workplace (2013). SMART Technologies offer the opportunity to engage students in ways that address the Common Core Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Loren B. Naffziger

Loren B. Naffziger

Core Adjunct Professor, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, USA
I am the Executive Director of Course Development for Significant Systems and work with multiple universities in developing online courses. Several universities have obtained my services as an adjunct professor including National University. | | My education includes holding a Doctor of Education degree with a specialization in Media Studies. In addition, I hold a Master of Science Degree in Educational and Instructional Technology, a... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 205

10:45am

Digitally Archived Primary Sources: Reading and Writing a Moment in History
Participants will learn how to access digitally archived print and non-print primary sources and how to guide their students through the process of synthesizing and responding to them through multi-genre writing pieces.

Speakers
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Kim Frazier

Teacher, Army and Navy Academy


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 317

10:45am

Unleash Google Apps In Your Classroom: Student Use Starter Kit
Google Documents, Forms and Drawing = Student ability to create, share, collaborate, edit, collect data, and show off artistic talent. Session will provide specific strategies, real classroom examples, and a resource website.

Speakers
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Reuben Hoffman

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
Reuben Hoffman is a Social Science teacher turned Digital Learning Coach in the Grossmont Union High School District (San Diego County).  He holds an MA in Curriculum and Educational Technology. Reuben volunteers as Vice President of San Diego CUE (SDCUE).  He is a WeVideo Ambassador and has been recognized as a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Certified Innovator.
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Dan McDowell

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
ACD 102

11:45am

1:1 Classroom Management
This session will focus on classroom management with iPads but could be applied to any 1:1 classroom. Topics include; tips and tricks to staying one step ahead of your students, responsible use vs acceptable use, ideas for handing out and collecting assignments, as well as classroom organization.

Speakers
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Kathy Garcia

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School
I am passionate about teaching and technology. I currently teach American Sign Language at Cathedral Catholic High School. Previously I taught in a multiple subject classroom for San Diego City Schools for 12 years. I started teaching 1 to 1 about 3 years ago and fell in love with 1 to 1 and helping others to see the joy in it as well! I am excited to share with you some of the things I've learned.


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 306

11:45am

Are your Digital Natives Digitally Literate?
"We've heard it a thousand times: ""They are digital natives and we are digital immigrants"". But the truth of the matter is that most students have a limited understanding of using the Internet and other digital networks for academic purposes. We will look at what students need to know to be literate."

Speakers
avatar for Leigh Murrell

Leigh Murrell

Instructional Technology Specialist, San Diego County Office of Education
Leigh Murrell has her Masters in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. She has been an educational technology staff developer for over 8 years. She is currently a Instructional Technology Specialist at the San Diego County Office of Education. Prior to this, she worked as an Educational Technology Teacher at San Diego Unified School District, a large urban district with over 200 schools. Leigh directly supported 30 schools and... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 107

11:45am

Connecting Youth Through iPoPP: International Projects or Partners Place
iPoPP is a free, easy-to-use suite of tools aimed at boosting student achievement via collaborative, project-based learning. iPoPP enables youth to connect worldwide in multilingual collaborative learning experiences, helping them become literate & globally responsible citizens. iPoPP provides a safe, structured environment.

Speakers
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Yvonne Andres

President & Founder, Global SchoolNet
Andres is former Oceanside teacher and is now President/Co-founder of GlobalSchoolNet.org and founder of iPoPP (International Projects or Partners Place.) Andres serves as the US co-chair for the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange. She is creator of International CyberFair and US State Department’s Doors to Diplomacy programs, met with President Bush to launch Friendship Through Education, and speaks at conferences worldwide. Andrés was named... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 308

11:45am

Digitizing Your Class
Students today use technology in every aspect of their lives. It is changing the way they think and learn. Don't be afraid, adapt. This session will help you establish an effective digital presence and engage your students. Come see how I reinvented my class for the digital age.

Speakers
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Josh Reyes

Social Science Teacher, West HIlls High School


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 105

11:45am

Engaging Students in the Multiplayer Flipped Classroom
Now that flipping the classroom is mainstream, it's time to kick it up a notch! In this session, learn about gamification, explore the structure of a multiplayer classroom, and see how it all fits into the flipped model of learning. Bring your ideas and join the presentation and discussion.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

7th Grade Math Teacher, San Diego City Schools
I am a passionate middle school math teacher who is always striving to integrate technology into my classroom. I love learning, teaching and more importantly being around like minded educators.
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Michael Salamanca

Teacher, Innovation Middle School - SDUSD
Hello Everyone! | | | | I've been a teacher at Innovation (iMiddle) School in San Diego California. I love spending time with my family, learning about new technologies, and teaching. | | | | Follow Me @salamancamike


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 208

11:45am

iPad Whiteboard Apps: Students as the Teachers
Want to make your own 'Khan Academy' videos? Would your students benefit from watching those steps again, at home? Learn how whiteboard apps such as Educreations, ScreenChomp, & ShowMe enhance teaching by recording your lessons on the iPad. Comment, annotate and share video tutorials in a snap!

Speakers
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Melissa Hughes

6th grade teacher, Camarena Elementary - Chula Vista Elementary


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 210

11:45am

Light the Fire for Learning: Digital Tools that will Ignite your Students
We will explore online and iPad applications that will help your students become consumers, collaborators, creators, and publishers of digital media. Explore proven strategies to engage even your most reluctant students.

Speakers
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Matt Filson

6th Grade Teacher, Ramona USD
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Leslie Wilson

Teacher, Mt. Woodson Elementary - Ramona Unified School DIstrict


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 306

11:45am

Project Showcase from Computer Using Students
We will share a variety of student created projects using various free or inexpensive apps on the iPad and a couple of Web 2.0 programs! These are easy projects to implement immediately! This session is good for anyone who has at least one iPad. We will also throw in a couple of teacher tools!

Speakers
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Heidi Fikse

5th Grade Teacher, The Classical Academies
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Janine Swearingin

Director Middle School Support, The Classical Academies - The Classical Academies


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 106

11:45am

Using Google+ and Google Hangouts for Professional Learning
If your district uses Google Apps, or if you have your own personal Gmail account, you have access to a simple, free, and powerful videoconferencing tool. This session will show you how to use Google+ and Google Hangouts to collaborate in real time with colleagues at your site or around the world.

Speakers
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Kevin Fairchild

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Saddleback Valley USD
I was a high school science teacher, then a ToSA for Technology and Learning, and now work as Instructional Technology Coordinator in Saddleback Valley USD. I am also an organizer of EdCamp San Diego and a board member of San Diego CUE. I have presented at CUE National, Fall CUE, CUE Affiliate Tech Fairs, EdTechTeam GAFE Summits, and eLearning Strategies Symposium.


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 310

11:45am

Screencasting Math Practices for the Common Core
This session will introduce the use of iPad screencasting Apps like Doodlecast Pro and others to use with meeting student mathematical practices in the Common Core. Specifically, capture student math reasoning through their recorded explanations of their thoughts about how they solve math problems.

Speakers
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Ted Kirkbride

Assistant Principal, Oak Hill Elementary School


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 305

11:45am

Mathematicians as Stock Market Investors
In this presentation I will share how to incorporate 'The Stock Market Game' (website) and other software into the math classroom to reinforce mathematical concepts, while learning about stocks and virtual investing. Website components, lesson plans, student portfolio, and student work will be shared

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Livier Maxwell

Teacher, Horace Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 201

11:45am

ADDED TODAY - I Have an iPad-Now What?
You invested in an iPad but then have no idea what to do with it in your classroom! We will cover simple and quick ways to start integrating the iPad into your classroom, whether you have just one or a set of them. [This session is repeated from Session 1 due to high demand]

Speakers
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Marla Rosenthal

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 308 Overflow

11:45am

Project Learning Tree Activities & Common Core Standards
Presenter had to cancel their session.

Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 214

11:45am

Mission Possible: Changing Course for Math-Delayed Middle School Students
ExploreLearning Reflex is an online fact fluency program that provides customized instruction, motivating games, and assessments that prepare students for the challenges of advanced mathematics. Come learn how the system is rapidly helping students attain automaticity, and changing their attitudes about math!

Speakers
avatar for Eileen Salsman

Eileen Salsman

National Consultant, ExploreLearning
I believe in the transformation of lives that happens when great technology impacts the world of teaching and learning. I'm a change agent that stands at the intersection of technology and education, (on a good day) bringing insight and understanding to all stakeholders. | I'm a listener, an advocate, a technologist, a trusted advisor, a teacher, a learner, and a communicator, and I love being part of CUE.


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 104

11:45am

BYOD for Extreme Collaboration
Experience hands on how extreme collaboration can make a big impact in your classroom. Students can bring their own internet enabled device to collaborate with their peers and then interactively sort, classify, and organize their answers within SMART Notebook software. Every student is engaged, participating, and has a voice. 

Speakers
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Jessica Quiroz

Education Consultation
avatar for Jessica Shaw

Jessica Shaw

Education Consultation


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 205

11:45am

Capable Kids: High Tech in Elementary Classrooms
I will present how my students in grades 1-5 have used blogs, Photoshop, video editing, and multitrack recordings in class. The CA State Senate named me 2011 Tech Hero and the work I do with tech and kids has been featured by the US Dept. of Education, KPBS, Edutopia, Ed Week, Ed Source, and the CAG.
Due to high demand, this session will be repeated in session 5. 


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 211

11:45am

Using Technology and Computational Thinking to Enhance Your Science Curriculum
See how you can use cell phones, video cameras, GPS, and computers in conjunction with websites and simulations to help stimulate learning in your classroom. You will walk away with several lessons and ideas, including ways to integrate Computational Thinking into your lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Barker

Laura Barker

Teacher, Carlton Hills - Santee School District
I teach 6-8 Math and Science, depending on the numbers.


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 102

11:45am

Invasive Species Mapping with Smartphone and Tablet Applications
Explore how students and educators can use computers and mobile devices to map invasive plants and animals. Learn how to utilize the What's Invasive application and website to geo-tag invasive species occurrences, and gain knowledge of invasive plants and animals.

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Nick Regoli

Associate Biologist, San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 301

11:45am

Google Certified Teachers Panel
Local Google Certified Teachers will share the latest and greatest tips, tricks and tools for Google Apps and other Googly things. These fast paced micro presentations will enlighten and inspire. Prepare to be amazed. Panel also includes: Jo-Ann Fox, Joseph Hartman, JR Ginex-Orinion, Dan McDowell, Holly Clark, Scott Moss, and Jeff Heil.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School/USD
Jen Roberts is an English teacher, English Department Chair, and the Digital Teacher Leader at Point Loma High School in San Diego, and adjunct faculty in the School of Leadership and Education Studies at the University of San Diego. With Diana Neebe, she is the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. Her passions are literacy and educational technology as practically applied daily in her freshmen English classes... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 125

11:45am

How iTunes U Changed My Life
Do you have iPads in your classroom but you aren't using iTunes U? Come and find out why you should be taking advantage of this incredibly powerful, free program. Different types of courses and a variety of uses will be shared as well as tips and tricks to take your course from good to great.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Baier

Matt Baier

Director of the Center for Innovation, Cathedral Catholic
Matt Baier is the Director of the Center for Innovation at Cathedral Catholic High School, a 1:1 iPad school in San Diego, CA. His responsibilities include training and helping teachers integrate technology in their classes, creating and managing the online course program, facilitating tech training for parents, and leading outreach and training initiatives for parochial schools in the San Diego area. He also runs "iPads in the Classroom: A... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
Mark 104

11:45am

Everyday Technology
Enrich your teaching AND engage your students by seamlessly incorporating technology throughout the school day. From Edmodo to QR codes to screen casting to mobile student response systems, a variety of free, easy-to-use web tools will be highlighted to help you enhance your instruction every day.

Speakers
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Matt Singley

Teacher, Solana Pacific - Solana Beach School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 317

11:45am

Common Core Gamification
Do you like games? I bet your students do. Gamification can help turn the most difficult topics into skills that your students are eager to learn. In this session we will discuss how gamification can help you in your classroom, both with and without the use of technology.

Speakers
avatar for Rodney Halimi

Rodney Halimi

CEO, Bright Educational Software
Rodney Halimi, CEO, is a lifelong educator and is experienced in developing teaching methods and software which use unique and intuitive approaches to teaching difficult concepts.
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Jonathan Peralez

CTO, Bright Educational Software


Saturday November 2, 2013 11:45am - 12:30pm
ACD 102

1:15pm

Overall Conference Evaluation
Your feedback is vital to helping make the next conference even better. Please let us know your overall evaluation of the conference by going to

 http://bit.ly/sdcue13eval

Every time you evaluate a session or complete the overall session evaluation (only once, please!) a virtual raffle ticket will be added to the virtual fish bowl. Drawings will be held throughout the day in the Dome where you registered. Look for your name/handle on the board there to see if you've won. 

The larger prizes will be drawn after the last session at 3:15 outside the Dome. You must be present to win. 

Saturday November 2, 2013 1:15pm - 1:30pm
University Commons (The Dome)

1:30pm

Appealing Apps for Vocabulary Development
How can we utilize iPads to support vocabulary development? Bring your device and let's explore how we can help support language development in English Learners and other students who require extra support across the content areas.

Speakers
JP

Jennifer Pirazzini

Teacher, Paul Ecke Central Elementary School - Encinitas Union School District
I am thrilled to be a part of the ongoing discussion regarding the impacts of technology in the 21st century classroom. For the last three years, I have worked as a fourth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad setting in the Encinitas Union School District. My students and I have experienced many successes and, of course, some challenges along the way; yet, we successfully continue to explore the many avenues opened through the lens of technology.  ... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 306

1:30pm

Building All Types of Websites for the Technologically Terrified!
In this program attendees will learn how the Weebly web page building platform has been used to create websites that have dramatically enhanced classroom efficiency for teachers, provided resource hubs for students, as well as providing a perfect showcase for student portfolios.

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Brendan Casey

Physical Science Teacher, Joan MacQueen Middle School - Alpine Union School District
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Karen Jensen

English Language Arts Teacher, Joan MacQueen Middle School


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 208

1:30pm

Design Your Digital Tattoo: Helping Students Build Their Digital Image
Because so much of our lives are lived online, we're shaping a digital identity whether we intend to or not. This is often referred to as a digital footprint. Rather than a footprint, which can be erased, we are creating more of a digital tattoo.

Speakers
avatar for Adina Sullivan

Adina Sullivan

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 306

1:30pm

Digital Citizenship: An Ethical & Legal Imperative
The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires that schools educate students about appropriate online behavior. Come learn about free online resources available to help you to educate your students and empower them to be responsible digital citizens.

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky is a K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer at St. Martin's Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. While Vicky always wanted to be a teacher, she started out her professional life, not in education, but as a Computer Programmer writing Accounting, Property Management, and Construction Software and teaching others how to sell and install the software. | | Vicky is currently serving as a CUE Independent School Learning Network... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 107

1:30pm

Getting Social - a Classroom Without Borders
Why use world blogging, video conferencing, and social learning in your classroom? Want to connect your students with their peers from around the world? Learn how these activities can engage, motivate, and challenge students to surpass their own expectations as learners.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. You can follow her on Twitter @wondertechedu or read her blog at wondertechedu.blogspot.com.


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 308

1:30pm

Mapping Me: Honoring Diversity, Promoting Understanding Through Digital Stories
Working with the San Diego Area Writing Project, ELL students create digital stories that honor the diversity in our classroom. Students use a variety of digital tools to write scripts, incorporate images, and share their journeys. Samples, links, lesson plans, and ties to CCSS provided.

Speakers
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Janet Ilko

English Learner Writing Teache, Cajon Valley Middle School - CVUSD


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 310

1:30pm

Multimedia, Bloom's, and the Common Core
Session will explore how Multimedia discussion-starters and writing prompts can serve as catalysts for Common Core readiness. Students will use blogs, Google tools, and web apps to Apply, Analyze, Evaluate and Create.

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

TOSA/ Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
Star Wars, Bagels, Puppies, Traveling. Google Certified Trainer. Adjunct Faculty at USD. I love my job, my team, and my students!


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 106

1:30pm

Screencasting in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom
What does the flipped classroom look like in an elementary and middle school classroom? Join Ali on the journey to discover screencasts created not only by the teacher but also by the students. Bring your computer and/or iPad and let's have some fun creating!

Speakers
avatar for Ali deGuia-Bumgarner

Ali deGuia-Bumgarner

District Instructional Technology Coach, Dixie School - Dixie School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 319

1:30pm

Student Dynamic Presentations
Teach your students the tools to create and present dynamic presentations and you'll instantly increase the rigor in any subject by challenging your students to creatively demonstrate what they know.

Speakers
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Andy Jensen

Edtech Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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Pam Rabin

Ed Tech Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
I am a masters swimmer who loves ocean swimming, gardening, and traveling with my husband and family both locally and abroad. I have two daughters who practice the art form of disheveling my patience on a continuous basis--but whom I think I will keep. I have two ferocious shih-tzus, do not make them bark at you! I am an Educational Technology Resource Teacher with San Diego Unified School District. I teach, train, coach, and mentor teachers in... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 105

1:30pm

Two Tools for 24/7 Learning
Please don't stop the learning! These tools will help you create presentations your students can access at home and on the go. Screencast-O-Matic captures your computer screen; Explain Everything handles your iPad. Learn how to create quality presentations and how to share them.

Speakers
avatar for Gilda Gearhart

Gilda Gearhart

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 214

1:30pm

Year One of The Flip DONE - What We Learned
Join us as two inquiry-based, 7th grade science teachers reflect on their first year flipping their curriculum. Discuss topics like integrating the flip without losing inquiry, incorporating Web 2.0 tools, and how Google Drive saved us as we highlight our mistakes and successes.

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Christopher Faist

7th grade life science teacher, Carmel Valley Middle School
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Tracy McCabe

Life Science Teacher, Carmel Valley Middle School


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 210

1:30pm

Quick Response with iPods/iPads
We will share various techniques and tools to use in a 1:1 classroom for quick responses to check for understanding or formative assessment to foster classroom engagement. We will use things such as Google forms, Cover It Live, Poll Everywhere, and LMS like Edmodo or MyBigCampus.

Speakers
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Chia Grossmann

Educational Technology Specialist, Escondido Union School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 305

1:30pm

If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, a Simulation Is Worth a Million!
Explore how the uses of online simulations in collaboration with inquiry-based learning can develop deep conceptual understanding for students.'Gizmos', from ExploreLearning, help students understand concepts in science and math. Gizmos are easy to use, flexible, educational, and support many different teaching and learning styles.

Speakers
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Thom Obrien

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 201

1:30pm

ADDED TODAY Bringing Technology into your Math Class
In this session attendees will learn about the most helpful technology tools that are currently used in my math class. If you are considering integrating technology into your math classroom, this session will provide you with a technology toolbox- useful tools for your 21st century math classroom. [Due to high demand, this session was repeated from session 3]

Speakers
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Livier Maxwell

Teacher, Horace Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 308 Overflow

1:30pm

ADDED TODAY: Capable Kids: High Tech in Elementary Classrooms
I will present how my students in grades 1-5 have used blogs, Photoshop, video editing, and multitrack recordings in class. The CA State Senate named me 2011 Tech Hero and the work I do with tech and kids has been featured by the US Dept. of Education, KPBS, Edutopia, Ed Week, Ed Source, and the CAG.
Due to high demand, this session is repeated from session 4. 


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 310 Overflow

1:30pm

ALEKS Math
The speaker has had to cancel this session.

Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 104

1:30pm

iBooks Author for Teachers and Students
You can now convert all of your lessons into reusable digital books. Include all the content, hyperlinks, slide shows, videos, quizzes, and animations into one dynamic, interactive digital iBook. iBooks Author is also perfect for turning your students into published digital authors.

Speakers
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Joe Morris

Technology Integration Special, San Diego Jewish Academy - Independent School


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 302

1:30pm

Engaging Students in Learning Science through Mobile Apps and Free Resources
Learn about tools, resources and lessons developed for mobile devices including iPads/tablets, and laptops focusing on Next Generation Science Standards. Lessons developed through iQUEST, an NSF funded project, and a variety of innovative practices will be shared.

Speakers
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Stacey Campo

Digital Literacy Specialist, Poway Unified School District - PUSD
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Katherine Hayden

Professor, Cal State San Marcos
I work with teachers to identify interactive ways to integrate technology to support student learning. Grants include CyberQUEST, iQUEST and ACT. I am currently working in the following areas: STEM, Computational Thinking, and virtual learning.


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 102

1:30pm

Technology, Physics, and Fun of Geocaching!
Students are invited to explore treasure hunting by using a Global Positioning System (GPS) to hide and find 'caches' or containers in their schoolyard or neighborhood. Teachers will get hands-on experience with GPS units (will be provided), physics concepts of GPS, and ways to engage students in reading maps, hiking, and exploring nature.

Speakers
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Josh Goldman

Volunteer, San Diego Children and Nature Collaborative


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 301

1:30pm

Common Core Speaking & Listening on iPads for EL's, World Language & ELA
We will explore the iPad settings and free Apps you can use to facilitate your students mastery of the Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards. We will look at Paperport Notes, Dragon Dictation, Audioboo2, Book Creator, as well as Screencasting and Video Apps. Bring your iPad and your voice.

Speakers
avatar for Leigh Murrell

Leigh Murrell

Instructional Technology Specialist, San Diego County Office of Education
Leigh Murrell has her Masters in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. She has been an educational technology staff developer for over 8 years. She is currently a Instructional Technology Specialist at the San Diego County Office of Education. Prior to this, she worked as an Educational Technology Teacher at San Diego Unified School District, a large urban district with over 200 schools. Leigh directly supported 30 schools and... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 104

1:30pm

Shifting and Shaking the Common Core
The Common Core is upon us. How does it REALLY differ from what we have been doing all along? How can you design professional development that not only addresses the content areas but also integrates technology? Find out the answer to these and your other Common Core questions in this session.

Speakers
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Kristina Spencer

Professional Development Specialist, Common Core Integration Consulting
avatar for Tony Spittell

Tony Spittell

Educational Services TOSA, Magnolia School District
Tony Spittell is a Teacher on Special Assignment for the Magnolia School District in Anaheim, California where he supports the district with digital integration and curriculum. He created Common Core English Language Arts digital learning experiences for the district and provided professional development in digital literacy. In addition, Tony serves on the Orange County CUE board and has delivered presentations across the country. He holds a... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Mark 125

1:30pm

Programming with Scratch
Scratch is a free, fun and powerful programming tool created for young people. In this presentation, participants with no programming experience will learn to create and share their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art using Scratch.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Moss

Scott Moss

Instructional Technology Outreach Consultant, Los Angeles County Office of Education
I have worked in public education for 30 years and in higher education for 20 years. I've taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels. I have had educational management jobs in two districts and did a one-year stint at the San Diego County Office of Education. | | People should talk with me about coding for kids, Google's tools in education, teaching teachers about technology.


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 211

1:30pm

Mobile Movie Makers
Instagram, YouTube ... Students are publishing video! Educational? Come explore 3 categories of mobile movies, 'At a Glimpse' 1-15 seconds, 'Step by Step' video generators, and 'Self-Editing'. The goal? To simplify the question, 'What video option is best suited for my students and this lesson?'

Speakers
avatar for Reuben Hoffman

Reuben Hoffman

Digital Learning Coach, Grossmont Union High School District
Reuben Hoffman is a Social Science teacher turned Digital Learning Coach in the Grossmont Union High School District (San Diego County).  He holds an MA in Curriculum and Educational Technology. Reuben volunteers as Vice President of San Diego CUE (SDCUE).  He is a WeVideo Ambassador and has been recognized as a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Certified Innovator.


Saturday November 2, 2013 1:30pm - 2:15pm
ACD 102

2:15pm

Overall Conference Evaluation
Your feedback is vital to helping make the next conference even better. Please let us know your overall evaluation of the conference by going to 

http://bit.ly/sdcue13eval 

Every time you evaluate a session or complete the overall session evaluation (only once, please!) a virtual raffle ticket will be added to the virtual fish bowl. Drawings will be held throughout the day in the Dome where you registered. Look for your name/handle on the board there to see if you've won. 

The larger prizes will be drawn after the last session at 3:15 outside the Dome. You must be present to win. 

Saturday November 2, 2013 2:15pm - 2:30pm
University Commons (The Dome)

2:30pm

A Grab Bag of AWESOME: Apps, Common Core & Student-Guided Assessment
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.

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

TOSA/ Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District
Star Wars, Bagels, Puppies, Traveling. Google Certified Trainer. Adjunct Faculty at USD. I love my job, my team, and my students!


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 106

2:30pm

Engaging Writers with Online Collaboration Using Moodle Forums
This session will describe how the presenter uses Moodle Forums to increase, improve, and stimulate collaboration on writing projects both in and out of the classroom. Students track their progress through peer review both onsite and across the district.

Speakers
avatar for Stacy Roberts

Stacy Roberts

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Educational Services
I am a lifelong thinker and doer. I love the out of doors, inciting small riots about debatable topics in my classroom, and books. | | I run for my sanity, climb to keep my edge and play with my kids to keep me young. | | I am very passionate about writing as an art form to convey powerful ideas and strong arguments.


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 306

2:30pm

iPads as Tools for Collaboration, Creativity, Communication & Critical Thinking
Using iPads to incorporate the 4Cs of Common Core and develop 21st Century skills. Student projects created on iPads will be shared. Screencasting, movies, shared writing. Digital portfolios shared through Google Drive. Learn how our school's technology team developed a plan to go 1:1 in K and 5th.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Korporaal

Erik Korporaal

Assistant Principal, Maryland Elementary School
avatar for Kim Morton

Kim Morton

Principal, Temple Heights Elementary - Vista Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 214

2:30pm

Technology in an English Classroom
Love technology, but not sure how to integrate it effectively and with purpose into your English classroom? This presentation will give novices ideas for tech programs and apps to support classroom management, content, Common Core standards and student-produced projects.

Speakers
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Christina Bailleul

Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School - Diocese of San Diego
I am passionate about making technology work in my creative writing, speech communication and advanced English classes. I want my students to use technology to gain more from the class content.


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 306

2:30pm

Using Social Media to Build your School's or Classroom's Identity
In this session, you will learn how to use Social Media to help build your school's identity. I will show you the various free online tools I used to help build our school's Facebook page from 100 to 500+ in only six weeks. If Social Media is important to you, this is the session for you.

Speakers
avatar for Roberto Bonilla

Roberto Bonilla

Assistant Principal, Sweetwater UHSD
Assistant Principal, Southwest High School (SUHSD)


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 308

2:30pm

Using Technology and Project Based Learning to SPICE up your curriculum!
"Make learning exciting and meaningful to your students using a Project Based Learning template and a variety of iPad apps! A Science project ""Newton's 100"" will be used to demonstrate how to incorporate these strategies to get your students collaborating and using critical thinking skills."

Speakers
JR

Jennifer Rolf

teacher, Pepper Drive
avatar for Cindi Schulze

Cindi Schulze

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


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 105

2:30pm

First Graders Using Augmented Reality
Do you want to make your student's work come to life (literally)? Join a 1st grade class as we begin our journey using Augmented Reality app, Aurasma, in literacy and science.

Speakers
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Heather McCrimmon

Teacher, Felicita Elementary School - Escondido Union School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 305

2:30pm

Using Technology in Middle School Place Based Science Lessons
With a focus on science literacy, discover how middle school students look at a local ecosystem to create their own place-based science e-book. Using a GPS and probes to collect scientific data about their community, students apply their learning to teach the community.

Speakers
avatar for Rose Ann Morris

Rose Ann Morris

Science Teacher, Mountain Empire USD
I have been teaching 15 years; 5 years in a one-room school house on an Indian reservation – grades 7-12 all subjects, 5 years teaching high school algebra 1, and now I’m in my 5th year of teaching middle school science and math. I am a doctoral student at Walden University beginning my dissertation in educational technology. I am passionate about preparing students for their futures, as opposed to teaching them the way my teachers taught... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 201

2:30pm

ADDED TODAY: Classroom of the Future: The Best Free Web Tools for Today's Classroom
Are you interested in learning about the best free web tools that you can immediately begin using in your classroom? This session will provide you with a list of tools recommended by the non-profit Classroom of the Future Foundation for using tomorrow's technology in today's classroom. [Because of high demand, this session was repeated from Session 3]

Speakers
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Randy Everett

Board of Directors, Classroom of the Future Foundation


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 308 Overflow

2:30pm

Doceri: Game-Changing Teaching Tool for Student Engagement
Doceri combines remote computer control, annotation and access to any and all of your lessons and resources wirelessly through a tablet. The ability to present and teach from anywhere in the room allows you to stay engaged with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Thomas

Stephen Thomas

Director of Strategic Accounts, SP Controls, Inc.
I am a graduate of CSU Chico with a BA in Communications: Instructional Design. I am the father of two wonderful young boys 13 and 16. I live in Sacramento and travel the world evangelizing our innovative technologies. | | I have been with SP Controls for almost 7 years. I am passionate about technologies that inspire change and make a positive impact to those who use them and share them. | | Doceri is that type of technology. I... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 208

2:30pm

Differentiation Made Easy: Common Core Instruction in Math and ELA
Readiness for Common Core. Our proven content is fully indexed by CC Standards and powered by technology that works for teachers. Multiple grade levels let you scaffold instruction, instruction, with selections that cater to individual learning needs. Readiness supports your CC initiatives!

Speakers
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Matt Eastman

Consultant


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 205

2:30pm

WATI's UP?
WATI (Wisconsin Assistive Technology Information) is an incredible resource for General Education and Special Educators who need help finding resources to assist student learning. Extensive lists of resources for exceptional learning needs are addressed in this web-resource.

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Mauerman

Leslie Mauerman

Lecturer, Special Education, CSU San Marcos - School of Education
avatar for Bonnie Mendenhall

Bonnie Mendenhall

Lecturer, Single and Multiple Subject Programs, CSU San Marcos


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 107

2:30pm

Using the iPad in a High School Math Class
Demonstration of iPad apps used in Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus math courses. Uses of Explain Everything to create Khan Academy style videos, Notability for note taking, Google Drive for turning in student work, Graphing Calculator Apps, and Sketchpad Explorer.

Speakers
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Katie Linn

Math Teacher, Cathedral Catholic High School - Diocese of San Diego


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 210

2:30pm

Infographics for Beginners: Practical Ideas for Using Across the Content Areas
Learn how Google Draw can be used in your curriculum to allow creativity, communication, and when used in groups or pairs, collaboration. In addition, the presenter will share strategies for helping students apply critical thinking skills in their research leading to the identification and selection of appropriate content for digital posters.

Speakers
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June Richards

Teacher, Rio Seco Middle School
Teacher, Rio Seco


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 310

2:30pm

Promoting STEM Workforce in Middle School
Learn how students are engaged in learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) careers related to their personal interest and the topics covered in class. Digital resources, activities, and strategies will be shared.

Speakers
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Donna Markey

Online/Blended Learning Teacher, Vista Visions Academy


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 102

2:30pm

The Goldilocks Ecology Method of Science Education
Use websites naturebytesvideo,com; natureswayproductions.com; Youtube naturebytes video; goldilocksecology.com; to access 500 short nature videos ( a naturebnyte is a 3 min presentation) for natural history,science, biology, ecology, earth science, native indian food plants, and conservation.

Speakers
HS

Henry Shenkman

Producer, Nature's Way Productions


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 301

2:30pm

Celebrating 30 Years of SDCUE!
Where were you in 1983? Some of us were right here, launching the very first Fall SDCUE event. Join with a panel of pioneers for a glimpse of Apple IIs, modems, dot-matrix printers, big hair and the fervor of the early years of school computing. An online trivia contest will add to the fun.

Speakers
avatar for Bernie Dodge

Bernie Dodge

Professor, San Diego State University
Professor of Learning Design & Technology at SDSU. Founding president of SDCUE. Creator of the WebQuest model. I teach e-learning development, mixed reality applications and educational game design among other things.
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Pam Howard

Retired Librarian, Grossmont Union High School District


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 104

2:30pm

Making Digital Connections to the Common Core
How do you handle the increased rigor and text complexity of Common Core while at the same time providing Digital Connections to all your students. This session will show you how to do both! Learn how simple additions to your instruction can make you a Common Core superstar!

Speakers
KS

Kristina Spencer

Professional Development Specialist, Common Core Integration Consulting
avatar for Tony Spittell

Tony Spittell

Educational Services TOSA, Magnolia School District
Tony Spittell is a Teacher on Special Assignment for the Magnolia School District in Anaheim, California where he supports the district with digital integration and curriculum. He created Common Core English Language Arts digital learning experiences for the district and provided professional development in digital literacy. In addition, Tony serves on the Orange County CUE board and has delivered presentations across the country. He holds a... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Mark 125

2:30pm

The Power of QR Codes in the Primary Classroom
Have you heard of QR codes? Maybe even have tried them in your classroom? Join us and discover some powerful uses of QR codes to promote learning autonomy. Learn how to create an independent listening library in your classroom by recording your own books that can be listened to on iPods or iPads.

Speakers
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Michael Tillyer

Teacher, Reidy Creek School - Escondido USD


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 211

2:30pm

Google Forms: Letting the Power of Dynamic Data Transform Your Classroom
This session will explore some classroom applications for Google Forms including self-grading quiz, an automatic emailing post conference or observation form, and some ways to present data and utilize real-time polls and surveys as formative assessment during a lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Allen Teng

Allen Teng

Principal, Mann Middle School - San Diego Unified


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 317

2:30pm

Write On With iPads!
This workshop will detail the Writer's Workshop model, showing how iPads are implemented into all stages of Writer's Workshop model: generating ideas, developing seed ideas, drafting, revision, editing, and publishing on documents, electronic books, podcasts, and digital stories.\n

Speakers
avatar for Katy Hammack

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 for the Santee School District. | | Besides teaching second and third grade at PRIDE Academy, I teach graduate level online courses for Grand Canyon University.
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Rebecca Meirowitz

Student teacher, PRIDE Academy


Saturday November 2, 2013 2:30pm - 3:15pm
ACD 102

3:15pm

Grand Prize Drawings
Return to the University Commons for a chance to win the biggest prizes donated by our exhibitors and sponsors. For every session evaluation you turned in, as well as the overall evaluation, you get a virtual raffle ticket. 

Saturday November 2, 2013 3:15pm - 3:45pm
University Commons (The Dome)

3:15pm

Overall Conference Evaluation
Your feedback is vital to helping make the next conference even better. Please let us know your overall evaluation of the conference by going to 

http://bit.ly/sdcue13eval 

Every time you evaluate a session or complete the overall session evaluation (only once, please!) a virtual raffle ticket will be added to the virtual fish bowl. Drawings will be held throughout the day in the Dome where you registered. Look for your name/handle on the board there to see if you've won. 

The larger prizes will be drawn after the last session at 3:15 outside the Dome. You must be present to win. 

Saturday November 2, 2013 3:15pm - 3:45pm
University Commons (The Dome)