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Saturday, February 27
 

7:15am

Parking At CSUS
Stanislaus State offers COMPLEMENTARY parking to ETC! participants.  You are NOT required to purchase a daily permit.

Parking in lots 8 or 11A will provide the best access to registration and breakfast in the Fitzpatrick Arena.  Shuttle service will be available to transport participants from the parking lot to campus.

These lots are easily accessed from Geer Road on the east side of the campus.  Click Here for a map of campus and parking lots, 

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Saturday February 27, 2016 7:15am - 7:45am
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

7:30am

Breakfast
Fuel up for a day on campus, network with fellow educators and get ready for ETC! 2016: The Future is NOW!

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Saturday February 27, 2016 7:30am - 8:30am
Fitzpatrick Arena 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

7:30am

Registration Opens
Come to the Fitzpatrick Arena to pick up your conference bag and badge...Grab a bite to eat and get set for an engaging day of tech integration.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 7:30am - 8:30am
Fitzpatrick Arena 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

8:45am

Opening Announcements
Set up your plan for the day!  Prepare with colleagues and learn about logistics for the conference.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 8:45am - 9:15am
Fitzpatrick Arena 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

9:30am

How Do You Know Your EdTech PD is Working?- BYOD
We are in our sixth year of one-to-one, but over the last five years we have had the opportunity to use Action Research in Education to evaluate how EdTech PD is helping teachers and students in the classroom, and we have used Instructional Rounds to help us inform PD.  Join us for a look at the lessons we have learned about how Action Research, Instructional Rounds, and surveys can inform PD.  We will share how we are using these tools to think differently about our approach to EdTech PD with our teachers.

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avatar for Alison Lopez

Alison Lopez

English Teacher/ Technology Coach, Le Grand High School
I teach college prep and honors freshman English, as well as AP English Literature for seniors. At Le Grand High School, we are in our 8th year using GAFE and our 4th year of an iPad 1:1 program. All my courses have been virtually paperless since we began using iPads. I am also the technology coach for faculty, assisting them with basic instructional iPad use, as well as training them in the use of our new LMS, Canvas by Instructure.
avatar for Michael Magboo

Michael Magboo

Principal/IT Director, Le Grand Union High School District
Mike Magboo is the Granada HS and Le Grand Adult School principal as well as the IT Director with the Le Grand UHSD, a Technology Coach, Father, Husband, and all around good guy. Mike has been an educator for over 20 years. Mike is very passionate about technology and EdTech Professional Learning. | | "Lead students to greatness, follow through on your promises to them, and get out of the way when they are creative." | | Today's... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 201 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Out of Your Seat PD: District-Wide Digital Badging Implementations- BYOD
Participants will leave with a replicable process based on a real world model for designing, implementing, and refining an eBadging system at a district, school, or classroom level.

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avatar for Steve Regur

Steve Regur

Founder, Educators Cooperative
We support educators by leveraging research and evidence to promote new and innovative approaches to education. Current projects include developing "badging" and gamification designs for professional development; virtual school redesigns; personalized mastery learning; and collaborating on a K-8 coding curriculum. We are always looking for thoughtful partners dedicated to exploring possibilities for equity and excellence in education.



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 131A 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

A few ideas for the one iPad classroom- BYOD
Incorporating some of the great versatility and power of the iPad. You can leverage the awesome power of this tool.  It is noty only a camera or an app device for consumption.  We will talk about and have hands-on with Apps like Quiver to spark interest, Air Server to display, Aurasma and Book Creator to share out.  Bring your iPad if you have one, your enthusiasm and ideas so that we can collaborate.

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avatar for Scott Skidmore

Scott Skidmore

Kindergarten Teacher / Technology Coach, Atwater Elementary School District
I love seeing the positive things that kids can do with technology and how their minds work developing creative products.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 212 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Appsmashing, Creating Engaging Interactive Projects- LAB
Learn to combine multiple apps in combination so your students create multiple interactive projects.  No one app can do everything, however in combination they can be very powerful.  We'll examine types of apps that work together well to help show student learning.  Whether you use iPads or Chromebooks, come an create a new pathway to an awesome project you can use in your classroom.

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avatar for Greg Pitzer

Greg Pitzer

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Cupertino Union School District
Greg is the Instructional Technology Coordinator at Cupertino Union School District.  His work focuses on integrating technology into the curriculum with an emphasis on using online instructional tools. He was a middle school science & technology teacher for 8 years and worked in the education department at NASA for another 6 years. A Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, LEC Trainer.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 233 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Teaching above the line with a mobile device: iPad -Lab
Ultimately, the greatest improvement to learning occurs when teachers and students modify and redefine the learning experience.  Let’s dive into the SAMR framework and talk about engaging learners with meaningful learning experiences.  Exemplar lessons and classroom work from Apple Distinguished Educators and Apple Distinguished Programs will be shared.

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Scott Meech

K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.
Scott Meech just finished his second year with Apple Education after 18 years in public and private education including four years of international teaching. Meech earned his masters in education in curriculum and technology in 2005 and an educational leadership endorsement through Johns Hopkins University. After working for several years as a District Technology Integration Specialist, Scott moved into administration where he was the lead... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 214 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Building a Digital Scaffold for English Language Learners- BYOD
The new California Framework for ELA/ELD outlines specific criteria which call for EVERY teacher of English Learners to implement Integrated ELD.  Participants will learn to use powerful free or low cost digital tools to differentiate instruction, even in a BYOD environment on a variety of platforms/devices.

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avatar for Sherri Kelly

Sherri Kelly

Media and Technology Integration Specialist, Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School
I have served as an instructional coach, program director, and implementation specialist for English language development and literacy support services in the US, Asia and Latin America, as well as a school site administrator at middle school and elementary levels. More recently, I manage school site technology at a 1:1 middle school, including the GAFE domain and library media services. I coach content area and English language development... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 133 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Global Citizen Portfolios: Authentic Assessment, Growth Mindset, & Advocacy- BYOD
Innovative strategies for evaluating these assessments are also discussed, as wellas the relationship of a growth mindset in creating lifelong learners that are notafraid to use the target language. Presenters will describe custom rubrics,correction codes, student centered correction templates and more.

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avatar for Bayard Nielsen

Bayard Nielsen

Modern Language Dept Chair & teacher, Notre Dame High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 136

9:30am

unCODING the LANGUAGE of the 21st CENTURY- Lab
Digital literacy is now as fundamental as reading and writing. By learning to program, students can have a say in how software shapes their world. Plus, programming teaches important reasoning, logic, and communication skills. Come and learn the best apps and online resources available to implement coding at your school.  This interactive, hands-on workshop will provide great resources and teach you how to develop your own phone app!

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avatar for Efrain Tovar

Efrain Tovar

Coordinator of Information & Technology Services, Selma Unified School District
Efraín Tovar is a former ELD/Newcomers Teacher/EL Coach at Abraham Lincoln Middle School in Selma, CA. He currently serves as the Coordinator of Information and Technology Services for Selma USD. Efraín has 22 years in education ranging from elementary to university. He is a frequent speaker at local, state, and national conferences, addressing how to utilize technology to meet the linguistical/digital needs of second language learners and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Library 125 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Blended Learning with Google Classroom- BYOD
When introducing Blended Learning, one frequently asked question is, “But how would that look in my elementary classroom?”  With Google Classroom, creating a Blended Learning environment has never been easier! In this how-to session, we'll explore the structure and benefits of Blended Learning and share examples of elementary Common Core Standards delivered using a Blended Learning approach. Come see the point and click simplicity of building blended lessons in Google Classroom.

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avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology Coach... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Mary Stuart Rogers 130 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Goodbye PowerPoint Hello Slides- BYOD
If you are finding all of Google Apps overwhelming, this is the class for you.  We will slow things down and concentrate on mastering only Googles Slides.  It's not just a presentation tool! Come see how Slides will change your teaching and excite your students.  We will cover the fundamentals of using and teaching Slides.  Use it to teach animating, publishing student books and as an interactive data collecting teaching tool with PearDeck.

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avatar for Irene Hales

Irene Hales

Teacher, Walnut Elementary, Turlock Unified
I'm originally from Glasgow, Scotland and I still have a wee bit of the accent and a lot of the wit. I love cameras and I spend a lot of time filming , editing and tinkering with digital graphics on my computer. I like my MacBook Pro because of Final Cut but I can use anything. I've been enjoying teaching for over 25 years and I'm always ready to learn something new. | This is my second year with a code club. I have 37 students in grades... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 129 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Google Apps and Drive for the Absolute Beginner-BYOD
Has your school gone “Google”? Still unsure what this means? Join us as we slowly step through what it means to be a Google School and why this can be a positive step for everyone. This session will cover of basics of Google Drive, Documents, Slides and Drawing. Also included will be tips on how to use these tools with students to power up learning and integrate technology to meet the requirements of Common Core.

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avatar for Sara Martin

Sara Martin

Technology Coordinator and Technology Instructional Coach, Hart-Ransom School
Sara Martin is a full-time educator and Technology Coordinator for the past 20 years with Hart-Ransom School District in Modesto, California. In her 24 years of K-8 education she has been able to blend her passion for teaching with a commitment to leveraging technology. She is a firm believer in using technology as a tool to increase engagement, instill the value of collaboration and deepen concept understanding. Sara received her master's... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 207 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Perfect Match: Google Tools, Desmos and SBAC- Lab
Participants will create a Google site that embeds google docs, forms and Desmos to create an SBAC-like interface to help their students prepare for the online assessment. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/googlesbac

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avatar for Marie Criste

Marie Criste

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I am currently the Coordinator of Instructional Technology for the Roseville Joint Union High School District and passionate about inspiring, collaborating and learning and leading with other educators to integrate technology to in a meaningful way; to promote creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration! I taught at the middle and high school level for almost 15 years before moving into my current position. I am also a Google... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

The Great American Amazing Race- BYOD
Using the idea of the 5th grade State Project students will create a route through all 50 states including Washington DC.  The team will use a spreadsheet to track expenses. Along the way they will have challenges in various state capitals.  The challenges will be delivered through Google Maps custom maps app.  This project works for many other "road trip" ideas for all grade levels. 

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avatar for Dana Mohn

Dana Mohn

Teacher, Mayo Elementary
I am beginning my 16th year teaching at Mayo Elementary in Compton, CA. I currently teach the GATE 5th grade class and serve as the Lead GATE Teacher and the Lead Technology Teacher. I think technology in the classroom is as important as a 2nd language for today's students.



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 208 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

The Power & Simplicity of Google Forms- BYOD
Designed for novice GAFE user this session will detail how Forms are  an easy and powerful way to collect classroom data. Participants will learn how to create learning activities, surveys, quizzes, and ways to  collecting other kinds of information. We will guide and show participants how to use forms to :Create forms, surveys, quizzes, and such.Allow others to complete the forms online--no Google account needed.Collect all the responses in a spreadsheet.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Google Apps- BYOD
This session will explore apps, extensions, add-ons, and other tools within Google to support Universal Design for Learning for ALL learners.  Come learn how to empower your students to create a personalized Google learning environment customized to their unique learning needs.

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avatar for Melissa Oliver

Melissa Oliver

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Washington USD
Melissa currently serves as Coordinator of Instructional Technology for Washington Unified School District in West Sacramento, CA. In this role, she has been instrumental in providing professional development to teachers, staff, and administrators as the district rolls out GAFE, moves towards 1:1, and creating a culture that values risk-taking and innovation to support teaching and learning. Melissa is a Google for Education Certified Innovator... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 139 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Using Digital Media to Stimulate Thinking and Writing. - BYOD
Students are taking ownership and responsibility of their learning using Google Apps & other tools. The presentation will show examples of student-created interactive activities. The use of technology will also show how individual learning needs are being met and how differentiated instruction is being applied. These teachers are using technology in the classroom to create a paper lite environment that is student centered and develops students’ 21st Century Skills.

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avatar for Joanna Conrado

Joanna Conrado

Teacher / Tech Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
4th grade teacher and Tech Coach / IT at Ballico Cressey School District. Just finishing up my MET at Boise State. Love connecting with other teachers and sharing ideas about tech integration within the elementary setting. | jconrado@ballicocressey.com | @paaperlessclass | www.ballicotech.com
avatar for Patricia Magneson

Patricia Magneson

teacher/site lead, Ballico-Cressey School District
2nd Grade teacher at Cressey Elementary School. Site lead at Cressey, Teacher Leader for U.C. Merced Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project, Member of the Leadership Team for Ballico-Cressey School District.



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 137 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Using Google Slides to Make Stop: Motion Animation- BYOD
Come learn how to make fun stop-motion animations using Google Slides.  Teach your students how to do this and their creativity will be unleashed.  It's simple to do and makes for a fun way to present their work.  Come and get creative and have some fun! Bring a laptop with Google Apps and you will walk out with your very own animation.

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avatar for Corey Coble

Corey Coble

Teacher, Creekview Ranch K-8
Corey has been a classroom teacher for 23 years, teaching grades K through 7th. Over the years he has been a part of integrating technology into the curriculum and making the classroom an interactive learning environment. Starting many years ago Corey used LCD panels on the overhead & laser discs to bring a new learning shift to his classroom, and now GAFE, Robotics, Computer Science and Chromebooks. Corey is a Google Certified Educator... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 205 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Add some Sway to your Classroom -Lab

Microsoft's Office Sway is a multimedia tool that teachers and students can use to create engaging presentations that combine text, audio, images, and video. Bring your Microsoft account, or sign up for a free one when you get here, and create a Sway presentation to share with your classroom.

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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education. | Burt has presented workshops for both state and national conferences, include the annual Computer Using Educators Conference and ISTE.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Library 145 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Hyperdocs using Word Online- BYOD
Replace your worksheets with hyper-documents created in Word Online. Shared hyper-docs can include instructions, hyperlinks, graphic organizers, and other interactive tools that promote student engagement. Join Microsoft Innovative Educators and get started creating a hyper-doc. Never run out of paper, or deal with a stubborn copier again!

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avatar for Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz

TSA, Educational Technology, Fresno Unified School District
Over 10 years in the classroom incorporating Technology and Career Skills. I am excited to help others create dynamic learning environments that provide opportunities for every student to succeed.​ |


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 111 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Show and Tell with the new Microsoft Snip- BYOD
Communicate your idea in 3 easy steps or less with capturing any window or area of your computer screen, narrating and draw on your snip, and share it out as a web address URL or video. Let's get started...Snip It....Annotate It...Share It with Microsoft Snip!

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avatar for Matthew Ketchum

Matthew Ketchum

Instructional Technology Trainer, Modesto City Schools
Bio Hi, my name is Matthew Ketchum, and I am the Instructional Technology Trainer. I am the Instructional Technology Trainer at Modesto City Schools District. I graduated college with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Marketing from North Central College in Illinois. After graduating I joined AmeriCorps*VISTA (domestic PeaceCorps) where I was placed in Modesto CA to serve my one year National Service in creating 7 free computer classes and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Bootstrap: Coding Videogames with Algebra- BYOD
Teach your students to code and reinforce their Algebra skills using this FREE Common Core aligned curriculum that runs on a Chromebook!  Students write, compile, and troubleshoot their code with WeScheme, a cloud based programming environment.   Your students will program their own video game using code and Algebra(order of operations, linear equations, piecewise functions, compound inequalities, and distance formula).

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avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

Math/Technology Teacher, Orosi High School
Ed is a high school math & computer science teacher with 12 years of teaching experience and a huge advocate for classroom redesign, especially rethinking the learning space in the math classroom. He’s a Level 2 Google Educator, a CUE Innovative Educator, as well as a LEC Online/Blended Instructor. He's presented at numerous CVCUE, Fall CUE, National CUE, Google Summits, and CUE Rockstar Teacher Camps. | He currently serves on the board of... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 235 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

If you build it, they will come. WeDo Lego Robotics in Elementary!- Lab
Lego Robotics in elementary school, oh my!  Come to this engaging and fully hands-on session to learn Lego WeDo robotics.  We will build a lego robot, explore the programming software, and program our robots.  We will also address questions regarding set up, purchasing, and more.  We have a Mac lab and robots; come and join us, and we will have a nerd extravaganza.  

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avatar for Sean Timmons

Sean Timmons

STEM Coordinator, Stanislaus County Office of Education
I am passionate about science education, computer engineering, and ecology. As a STEM coordinator I work with teachers, students, and administrators to develop science activities and hands-on science opportunities for kids. I am passionate about starting STEM programs in the region that will increase career opportunities for STEM graduates. I am a father of twin boys, and my wife and I love camping and hiking.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Naraghi Hall of Science 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Incorporating Technology into the Special Education Classroom -BYOD
Introducing/reviewing the technology challenges and successes that I have encountered and overcome in the special education classroom. Websites, strategies, routines, and what I use to help my students be as successful as they can.

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avatar for Brian LaFountain

Brian LaFountain

OVIS Coordinator, Patterson Joint Unified School District
Making mirrors look good, since 1979.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 103 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Simple Technology for Complex Classrooms- BYOD
Special Education classrooms house students from multiple grade levels with foundational skills often far, far below basic. Balancing intervention, and multiple grade level standards to meet the individual needs of these exceptional students can seem like an overwhelming daily struggle. This session introduces simple technology tools to increase student engagement in independent activities that decrease off-task behaviors and allow for more small-group targeted instructional opportunities.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Top 10 Things Teachers and Tech Leaders Should Know About Students and Digital Learning- BYOD

Get ready to be surprised in this fast paced, top 10 focused session! Based upon the latest Speak Up Project findings from over 415,000 K-12 students, including 34,000 students from California, you will learn how students really want to use mobile devices, social media and digital content to enhance learning - key data you need to inform budgets, programs, policies and instruction.

 


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avatar for Julie Evans

Julie Evans

Chief Executive Officer, Project Tomorrow
I am passionate about including the voices and views of students, educators, parents and community members in discussions and decisions regarding the future of learning, particularly as it pertains to digital learning. Our Speak Up Project, which I created in 2003, is the largest collection of authentic feedback from K-12 stakeholders on digital learning with over 4.5 million participants since 2003. Let's talk about real data and how it can... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Naraghi Hall of Science 101 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

#connectedTL Meet Up- BYOD
Are you looking to connect with other innovators on best practices for instructional coaching, curriculum development, or technology integration? Well the #connectedtl PLN is waiting with arms wide open to connect, share, and grow as a group of like-minded change agents. Come spend an hour collaborating and connecting so the walls of your classroom or office can start crumbling and the real fun of learning and leading can start.

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avatar for Cate Tolnai

Cate Tolnai

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Cate Tolnai is an Academic Technology Specialist at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. In her fourteenth year in education, she is dedicated to supporting teachers & administrators throughout the state as they initiate and continue their professional learning journeys. She serves as Director on the Capitol CUE Board, and as a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, she works to integrate technology and teaching across grade levels and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 122 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

A Brew of Content, Computer Tech, and Student Creation Awesomeness- BYOD
Teachers of any grade and content area interested in connecting academic studies with real world applications in media, art, and entertainment, will be exposed to tech tools and content integration. This presentation is designed to show how “a-g” courses can be integrated with Career Technical Education and computer literacy, while also meeting new State Standards. Social Studies projects will be featured, but all content areas are encouraged for generating and/or sharing integration ideas.

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avatar for Darrell Wildt

Darrell Wildt

Teacher/Curriculum Writer & Mentor, San Joaquin County Office of Education
I am a classroom teacher for Integrated Math & Social Studies for grades 8-12 for San Joaquin County Community Schools one.Program. I am also a SJCOE Tech Mentor, Curriculum Writer/Facilitator (for both University of California Curriculum Integration and San Joaquin County Office of Education), and a teacher consultant for the Great Valley Writing Project.



Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 114 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Becoming SAMRwise- BYOD
Are you SAMRwise? Can you apply the SAMR model to your teaching? Session will provide concrete and creative ways to authentically increase the level of technology integration in your classroom. Resources and lesson plans will be shared.

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avatar for Denise Douglas

Denise Douglas

Coordinator of Educational Technology, Tulare Joint Union High School District
Denise was born and raised in Tulare, CA where she currently works as the Coordinator of Educational Technology. She is the founder of the SAMRwise program in her district and proud of the progress that teachers are making to increase the level of technology integration into their classes. | | Denise has her Masters Degree of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She is Leading Edge Certified as a Professional Learning Leader, she is a... Read More →
avatar for Vicki Leoni

Vicki Leoni

English Teacher/AVID District Director, Tulare Western High School/TJUHSD


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 245 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Beyond the Classroom Walls: Using VoiceThread with Young Learners -BYOD
Let’s move beyond classroom walls to gain an authentic audience for student voices. Through VoiceThread.com you'll be able to transform any lesson in no time! Engage students AND parents. Meet CCSS, assess and document student learning easily.   BYOD and add an impressive technology tool to your skill set.

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avatar for Catherine Petuya

Catherine Petuya

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


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 115 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Breakout EDU- BYOD
Attendees  will experience a BreakoutEDU game and work collaboratively to complete a series of challenges, reveal clues, and unlock mysteries in order to win the game, all within 45 minutes. Learn more at http://BreakoutEDU.com

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avatar for Steve Merchant

Steve Merchant

Educational Technology Specialist, Ceres Unified School District
I was a 7-8th grade teacher for the last five years who is now immersed in the world of Educational Technology. | | Be prepared to talk to me about Google, 49ers, Golden State Warriors, A's, golf, and all things literature.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 131 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Got STEAM?
Got STEAM? -  Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics are everywhere.  This demonstration highlights the establishment of a local school STEAM program and the integration of project based learning utilized within and outside of the classroom.  Discussion subjects include integrating robotics and engineering into your curriculum, writing and the establishment of STEAM electives, after school clubs, local competitions, necessary equipment, and possible funding sources.

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avatar for Lee Ollar

Lee Ollar

Educator, La Loma Junior High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 234 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Keep Calm & Digitally Assess- BYOD
Tired of grading stacks and stacks of quizzes and tests? Come to this session and be introduced to several different resources for digital assessments. We will cover Socrative and Quia, and just WAIT until you see Google Forms with Flubaroo!

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avatar for Janet Brownell

Janet Brownell

Teacher/Technology Coach, Waterford High School
I have been a science teacher (primarily Chemistry and Physics) for the past 17 years. Five years ago, I decided to embrace the gift of technology in my classroom. At that point I converted my Chemistry curriculum to a "hybrid" format (some direct instruction, some flipped instruction.) Currently, I am working in a mostly paperless classroom, having STUDENTS create content, and "upping the game" when it comes to inquiry and collaboration... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 238 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Measuring the Impact of Technology on Learning- BYOD
Over 100 billion dollars is spent on educational technology each year in the US alone.  How can you ensure your investments impact learning?  This session will provide educational leaders with a cost-effective tool to measure the impact of technology on learning, complete with case studies and examples.  Learn how schools and districts are using data and research to identify bright spots, encourage collaboration, and support the effective use of technology to drive meaningful learning.

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avatar for Melanie Evans

Melanie Evans

Educational Services - Technology, Salida Union School District
I'm an Educational Coordinator in the area of Technology focusing on tech integration in K-8 classrooms for Salida Union School District. I'm passionate about professional development and integrating technology throughout the curriculum. I love to chat about Pinterest, Twitter, K-8 Ed Tech, School/District PR, ChromeBooks, Google Apps for Ed, iPads in Kinder, and BrightBytes!
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Sarah Skinner

Senior Education Research Leader, BrightBytes
Dedicated to improving student outcomes through the use of transformative technologies and innovative approaches to learning, Sarah is an educator with more than a decade of experience in schools, a distinguished teacher, instructional leader, professional developer, and coach on educational innovation and data driven decision-making. Prior to joining BrightBytes, Sarah worked with school systems to design and implement intervention models and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 108 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Pairing Up With Pear Deck- Lab
Learn how to see student thinking and intervene while learning takes place.  Review student misconceptions without preparation ahead of time and see how students can walk away with a full set of notes with no writer's cramp, or copy expense for you.  Take learning in your classroom to a whole new level with Pear Deck!   Participants will learn by doing, creating their own Pear Deck with their own materials, or making one from scratch.

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Amy Pezzoni

Science Teacher, Ceres High School
Amy Pezzoni is a full-time high school teacher of General and AP Physics in Ceres, California. She loves Pear Deck in her classroom so much, she became a Pear Deck Certified Coach! Pear Deck has transformed her classroom, resulting in higher student engagement, and higher levels of content mastery.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Library 125C 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Reinventing the Classroom, Going Paperless for the 21st Century- BYOD
The world has changed, information is available anywhere and anytime at the push of a button. Are the most important tools in your classroom still papers, pencils, and books? Are you ready to start integrating technology into your classroom, implement blended learning, or become a “One to One” school? This session will help you to connect the dots from what you have been doing, to what you could be doing in a tech friendly way.

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Cameron Kroll

7th World History, Hughson Unified School District
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Jeff Welch

Teacher, US History, Hughson Unified School District
I am a Google for Education Certified Educator, Level 2, #GCE2, teaching middle school US history with technology every day. Students complete nearly all assignments utilizing a class set of Chromebooks. We use GAFE, and a whole bunch of apps. I am interested in educational entrepreneurship and thinking outside the box. | | Follow me on Twitter: @jeffwelchmod | https://twitter.com/jeffwelchmod


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 113 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

SCL with Prezi- BYOD
Take your lesson design and content curation for project-based learning to a whole new level with Prezi. Create interactive, thematic units and help your students design dynamic projects within a single platform.

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Bliss Boesch

Principal/ K-8 Instructional Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
Bliss is the Principal of Cressey Elementary and K-8 Instructional Coach for the Ballico-Cressey School District. She also serves as the coordinator of ELD, Reading Intervention, Assessment, PD, Teacher Evaluation/Self-Reflection ,Site-Visits, Conferences, and Events. Bliss collaborates as part of the Leadership Team, 1:1 Tech Integration Team, LCAP, Title III, and Technology, Integration Training and Development Team. She shares her time and... Read More →
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Michelle Perry

5th Grade Teacher, Ballico Elementary School
Hi! I’m Michelle Perry and I teach 5th grade at Ballico Elementary. This is my 12th year of teaching and I can not wait for the many more to come. I am so proud of our school! In a district where every student is given a device and technology is embraced, the possibilities for learning success are endless. With technology in the classroom, our students are given the freedom to question and explore their passions and curiosities... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 117 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Teaching Digital Citizenship- BYOD
With increasing technology use in the classroom, how are students learning to interact online? Who is teaching children the correct way to share the digital space we call the internet? Come learn about resources that will help students create a positive online presence that can (and definitely will) be used in their future! (Presentation will focus on resources for CyberBullying and Social Media Use.)

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Brandon Schut

Program Coordinator, Educational Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
A few people mistake me for a young Ryan Reynolds.


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 204 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Tech Up Your Assessment- BYOD
The digital tools at our disposal offer us many different options for assessment. In this session, come see and learn how technology has made for improved assessments in a primary classroom 1:1 setting.

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Mariel Zamora

Teacher, Ballico Cressey
Mariel Zamora currently teaches second grade for a small rural school district in Cressey, California. It serves about 325 students and is a K-8 district. Mariel uses an online digital program with students in a 1:1 classroom setting. She is also a part of the Technology Leadership Team, Site Technology Coordinator and is the SST Coordination for her school district. Mariel currently completed her Masters in EDTECH at Boise State. She is also a... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Science Building 135 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

9:30am

Top 10 Tech Tools- BYOD
Participants will get an overview of the top ten tech tools that foster curiosity and engagement in our high school classroom. From PearDeck to EdPuzzle to Answer Garden! This is an interactive session so bring your device and prepare to get your hands dirty (not literally)...

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Kira Durant

Social Science Teacher and Tech Coach, Del Mar High School
As a high school social science teacher I am always looking for new and fun ways to use technology to engage my students! I love everything google and podcasts are my life...


Saturday February 27, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Bizzini Hall 106 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Coaching: Not Just for Sports - Life as a Digital Learning Coach- BYOD
Participants will increase their capacity to coach, lead, and inspire teachers. Through interactive, engaging activities, participants will explore their strengths, identify ways to lead change, increase their impact in a global society and discuss ways to do this with practical examples from a digital learning coach.

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Steve Regur

Founder, Educators Cooperative
We support educators by leveraging research and evidence to promote new and innovative approaches to education. Current projects include developing "badging" and gamification designs for professional development; virtual school redesigns; personalized mastery learning; and collaborating on a K-8 coding curriculum. We are always looking for thoughtful partners dedicated to exploring possibilities for equity and excellence in education.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 131A 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Learn. Teach, Help. Enjoy! Enhancing Your Ed Tech Superpowers!- BYOD
We'll examine the emerging technology leader's role (site, district, etc) and how, through technology planning, tools and resources, they can be a more effective Technology Leader.

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Martin Cisneros

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
GeekDad/TechJedi/SuperMariachi! Academic Tech Specialist, Academic Innovation Consultant, Monterey Bay CUE President, Leading Edge Certification Professional Developer/Professional Learning Leader/ Digital Educator & Google Innovator from the Monterey Bay! | Martin Cisneros is the Academic Technology Specialist for EdTech Services at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. In this position, Martin develops and facilitates professional... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 201 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Transforming a District: Tech Infused PBL for All Students- BYOD
We will begin by sharing NVUSD’s district transformation walks, an experience that shows internal and external visitors, the power behind K-12 technology infused PBL alignment. This will be done through videos, photos, participant testimonies, and sample agendas.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 131 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Creating Stories on the iPad- LAB
Learn you you can inspire your students to create multimedia ebooks on the iPad to meet the speaking and listening ELA standards along with connections to ELD strategies. Bring an iPad and we'll go through a lesson that allows you as a student to create an eBook with free apps.  There will be content for each K-5 grade level to engage with.  This is hands-on, come prepared to engage and learn.

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Greg Pitzer

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Cupertino Union School District
Greg is the Instructional Technology Coordinator at Cupertino Union School District.  His work focuses on integrating technology into the curriculum with an emphasis on using online instructional tools. He was a middle school science & technology teacher for 8 years and worked in the education department at NASA for another 6 years. A Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, LEC Trainer.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 233 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Teaching above the line with a mobile device: iPad -Lab
Ultimately, the greatest improvement to learning occurs when teachers and students modify and redefine the learning experience.  Let’s dive into the SAMR framework and talk about engaging learners with meaningful learning experiences.  Exemplar lessons and classroom work from Apple Distinguished Educators and Apple Distinguished Programs will be shared.

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Scott Meech

K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.
Scott Meech just finished his second year with Apple Education after 18 years in public and private education including four years of international teaching. Meech earned his masters in education in curriculum and technology in 2005 and an educational leadership endorsement through Johns Hopkins University. After working for several years as a District Technology Integration Specialist, Scott moved into administration where he was the lead... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 214 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Engaging Parents of ELLs: Bridging the Digital/Language Divide via Social Media- BYOD
The cell phone is the most quickly adopted consumer technology in the history of the world. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 91% of adults own a cell phone. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the latest research on technology usage.  Participants will also leave with research-driven strategies and tools that empower ELL parents with invaluable information about their district, school, and classroom via cell phones/smart phones.

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Efrain Tovar

Coordinator of Information & Technology Services, Selma Unified School District
Efraín Tovar is a former ELD/Newcomers Teacher/EL Coach at Abraham Lincoln Middle School in Selma, CA. He currently serves as the Coordinator of Information and Technology Services for Selma USD. Efraín has 22 years in education ranging from elementary to university. He is a frequent speaker at local, state, and national conferences, addressing how to utilize technology to meet the linguistical/digital needs of second language learners and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 133 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

GLOBAL CITIZEN PORTFOLIOS: AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT, GROWTH MINDSET, & ADVOCACY- BYOD
Innovative strategies for evaluating these assessments are also discussed, as wellas the relationship of a growth mindset in creating lifelong learners that are notafraid to use the target language. Presenters will describe custom rubrics,correction codes, student centered correction templates and more.

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Bayard Nielsen

Modern Language Dept Chair & teacher, Notre Dame High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 136

11:00am

Blended Learning for All with Hapara- BYOD
Hapara powers connected learning for schools and districts using Google Apps. In this demonstration, learn how both early and advanced GAFE adopters can use Hapara Dashboard, Highlights, and Workspace to transform their instructional approach by facilitating digital citizenship and increasing student agency and collaboration.

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Jessica Lyons

Account Manager, Hapara
Education is the foundation of any great society and I’ve dedicated my career to building one that fits the needs of the 21st century. I've been a teacher, curriculum designer, instructional coach, strategist, campaign manager, and entrepreneur--I'm excited to share how Hapara's tools help educators build differentiated, project-based learning experiences for their students!


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 204 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

CCSS ELA: Google Lessons for Reading and Writing in the Common Core- BYOD
Picture this: Close Reading + Chromebooks + Google Classroom + Google Docs + Google Presentations… all in 3rd grade! Come see how it went! In Common Core, students have a new relationship with text. We’ll look at examples of a variety of Google Apps used to support the major shifts in the K-12 ELA standards, including Close Reading and an emphasis on expository text. We'll also look at some resources that support the CCSS ELA standards.

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Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology Coach... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Naraghi Hall of Science 101 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Friends don't let Friends browse with Internet Explorer- BYOD
The Chrome browser offers students and teachers the ability to participate in dynamic learning opportunities.  Come learn about apps and extensions that can be installed to your browser to support learning objectives...

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Luke Hibbard

Coordinator of Technology and Professional Development, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Luke Hibbard is the Coordinator for Technology and Professional Development at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. After spending 10 years as a classroom teacher in Empire Union Schools, he transitioned to the county office where he has assisted with tehnology integration into classroom instruction as well as the 1:1 implementation into the alternative education setting. His passion is helping educators develop 21st century skills that... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Google Apps and Drive for the Absolute Beginner-BYOD
Has your school gone “Google”? Still unsure what this means? Join us as we slowly step through what it means to be a Google School and why this can be a positive step for everyone. This session will cover of basics of Google Drive, Documents, Slides and Drawing. Also included will be tips on how to use these tools with students to power up learning and integrate technology to meet the requirements of Common Core.

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Sara Martin

Technology Coordinator and Technology Instructional Coach, Hart-Ransom School
Sara Martin is a full-time educator and Technology Coordinator for the past 20 years with Hart-Ransom School District in Modesto, California. In her 24 years of K-8 education she has been able to blend her passion for teaching with a commitment to leveraging technology. She is a firm believer in using technology as a tool to increase engagement, instill the value of collaboration and deepen concept understanding. Sara received her master's... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 207 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Grading: Now that was easy. Google Docs, Forms, and Drawing for Assessment- BYOD
This presentation highlights how Google Docs, Forms, and Drawing can be used to create comprehensive assessments and provide meaningful feedback. This session is right for teachers who are starting to implement technology in the classroom or looking to extend their use of these free tools. While these methods can be used in multiple settings, they are especially effective for classrooms where each student has access to an electronic device.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 139 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

If You Give A First Grader A Chromebook- BYOD
How can first graders use Chromebooks? Learn about how to expose students to Google Slides, Padlet, Wordle, Kahoot, QR Codes, and Vocaroo with the help of Symbaloo.

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Dianna Talley

New to 3rd grade! Former 1st Grade Teacher, Union School District
Dianna Talley has been working in the Union School District for the last ten years. Prior to teaching 1st grade, she taught kindergarten for four years. She is a technology lead in her school district and completed STEAM Digital Storytelling Badges with SCCOE. LEC Digital Educator Certified.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 129 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Perfect Match: Google Tools, Desmos and SBAC- Lab
Participants will create a Google site that embeds google docs, forms and Desmos to create an SBAC-like interface to help their students prepare for the online assessment. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/googlesbac

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Marie Criste

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I am currently the Coordinator of Instructional Technology for the Roseville Joint Union High School District and passionate about inspiring, collaborating and learning and leading with other educators to integrate technology to in a meaningful way; to promote creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration! I taught at the middle and high school level for almost 15 years before moving into my current position. I am also a Google... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Using Google Slides to Make Stop: Motion Animation- BYOD
Come learn how to make fun stop-motion animations using Google Slides.  Teach your students how to do this and their creativity will be unleashed.  It's simple to do and makes for a fun way to present their work.  Come and get creative and have some fun! Bring a laptop with Google Apps and you will walk out with your very own animation.

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Corey Coble

Teacher, Creekview Ranch K-8
Corey has been a classroom teacher for 23 years, teaching grades K through 7th. Over the years he has been a part of integrating technology into the curriculum and making the classroom an interactive learning environment. Starting many years ago Corey used LCD panels on the overhead & laser discs to bring a new learning shift to his classroom, and now GAFE, Robotics, Computer Science and Chromebooks. Corey is a Google Certified Educator... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 205 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Who's Doing the Learning- BYOD
This session will provide information on how elementary students are meeting the Common Core State Standards with web tools and Google Apps. Students are taking ownership and responsibility of their learning. The presentation will show examples of student-created interactive activities. The use of technology will also show how individual learning needs are being met and how differentiated instruction is being applied.

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Joanna Conrado

Teacher / Tech Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
4th grade teacher and Tech Coach / IT at Ballico Cressey School District. Just finishing up my MET at Boise State. Love connecting with other teachers and sharing ideas about tech integration within the elementary setting. | jconrado@ballicocressey.com | @paaperlessclass | www.ballicotech.com
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Mariel Zamora

Teacher, Ballico Cressey
Mariel Zamora currently teaches second grade for a small rural school district in Cressey, California. It serves about 325 students and is a K-8 district. Mariel uses an online digital program with students in a 1:1 classroom setting. She is also a part of the Technology Leadership Team, Site Technology Coordinator and is the SST Coordination for her school district. Mariel currently completed her Masters in EDTECH at Boise State. She is also a... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 135 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Electronic Portfolios and Student Publishing with Microsoft Sway- Lab

Your students generate a tremendous amount of work online. Discover how Microsoft Sway can be used, with other online tools, to publish their work to a variety of audiences. Bring your Microsoft account, or sign up for a free one when you get here, and create an electronic portfolio that you can share with your students on Monday. 


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Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education. | Burt has presented workshops for both state and national conferences, include the annual Computer Using Educators Conference and ISTE.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library 145 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Hyperdocs using Word Online- BYOD
Replace your worksheets with hyper-documents created in Word Online. Shared hyper-docs can include instructions, hyperlinks, graphic organizers, and other interactive tools that promote student engagement. Join Microsoft Innovative Educators and get started creating a hyper-doc. Never run out of paper, or deal with a stubborn copier again!

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Matthew Schwartz

TSA, Educational Technology, Fresno Unified School District
Over 10 years in the classroom incorporating Technology and Career Skills. I am excited to help others create dynamic learning environments that provide opportunities for every student to succeed.​ |


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 111 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Microsoft OneNote Ate The Document Camera- BYOD
With Microsoft OneNote you can complement or possibly replace your classroom document camera. In this session we will learn how to insert documents and PDF's, pictures, screenshot clippings, and be able to annotate on them within OneNote.

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Matthew Ketchum

Instructional Technology Trainer, Modesto City Schools
Bio Hi, my name is Matthew Ketchum, and I am the Instructional Technology Trainer. I am the Instructional Technology Trainer at Modesto City Schools District. I graduated college with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Marketing from North Central College in Illinois. After graduating I joined AmeriCorps*VISTA (domestic PeaceCorps) where I was placed in Modesto CA to serve my one year National Service in creating 7 free computer classes and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Teacher Geek is Chic! - Uncommon Creativity- BYOD
Common Core Standards call for educators to foster collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Join Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., STEM, and get the chance to see how lessons actually look in a classroom – without having to get a substitute for the day! We’ll showcase 4C lessons integrating 21st Century skills and Microsoft technology that will excite, engage and elevate your students to uncommon levels.

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Tammy Dunbar

Teacher, Manteca Unified School District
Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., S.T.E.M. teaches 5th grade in Manteca Unified School District and Pre-Service Technology at Teachers College of San Joaquin (Stockton, CA). A popular presenter and trainer across the country, Dunbar presented at the 2015 Microsoft Global E2 conference (where she earned two global awards for project excellence). She was at ISTE 2016 (co-presenting with Choose2Matter.org founder, Angela Maiers), CUE 2016 and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 113 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Bootstrap: Coding Videogames with Algebra- BYOD
Teach your students to code and reinforce their Algebra skills using this FREE Common Core aligned curriculum that runs on a Chromebook!  Students write, compile, and troubleshoot their code with WeScheme, a cloud based programming environment.   Your students will program their own video game using code and Algebra(order of operations, linear equations, piecewise functions, compound inequalities, and distance formula).

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Ed Campos

Math/Technology Teacher, Orosi High School
Ed is a high school math & computer science teacher with 12 years of teaching experience and a huge advocate for classroom redesign, especially rethinking the learning space in the math classroom. He’s a Level 2 Google Educator, a CUE Innovative Educator, as well as a LEC Online/Blended Instructor. He's presented at numerous CVCUE, Fall CUE, National CUE, Google Summits, and CUE Rockstar Teacher Camps. | He currently serves on the board of... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 235 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

If you build it, they will come. WeDo Lego Robotics in Elementary!- Lab
Lego Robotics in elementary school, oh my!  Come to this engaging and fully hands-on session to learn Lego WeDo robotics.  We will build a lego robot, explore the programming software, and program our robots.  We will also address questions regarding set up, purchasing, and more.  We have a Mac lab and robots; come and join us, and we will have a nerd extravaganza.  

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Sean Timmons

STEM Coordinator, Stanislaus County Office of Education
I am passionate about science education, computer engineering, and ecology. As a STEM coordinator I work with teachers, students, and administrators to develop science activities and hands-on science opportunities for kids. I am passionate about starting STEM programs in the region that will increase career opportunities for STEM graduates. I am a father of twin boys, and my wife and I love camping and hiking.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Naraghi Hall of Science 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Beginning Searches In SEIS- BYOD
The search generator is one of the most powerful tools in SEIS, are you using it to its fullest? This session will cover all aspects of the Search and Report Generator for the beginner including criteria, results, types of fields, saving and sharing searches. This session is most suited to newer SEIS users.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Incorporating Technology into the Special Education Classroom -BYOD
Introducing/reviewing the technology challenges and successes that I have encountered and overcome in the special education classroom. Websites, strategies, routines, and what I use to help my students be as successful as they can.

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Brian LaFountain

OVIS Coordinator, Patterson Joint Unified School District
Making mirrors look good, since 1979.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 103 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

"Tech"nically Learning- Lab
Innovative ways to combine the 4C’s, CCSS, technology, and project-based learning using free and low cost programs to increase student engagement and academic success.

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Leticia Citizen

Teacher, Arcadia Unified
Wonder Lead Ambassador | Newsela Certified Educator | Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified Educator | Remind Connected Educator | Local PBS Digital Innovator | Front Row Ambassador


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library 125 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

A Day in the Life of a 1:1 Classroom That Works- BYOD
Give 21st century teachers the unique flexibility to decide how to structure online/blended/hybrid learning. In no other learning platform is content so contextualized and the technology so invisible than with Haiku Learning. Sarah Smith, former 7th Grade CORE teacher and current Tech TOSA in Riverside Unified will share how she and other teachers leverage technology to create meaningful 21st century learning environments that achieve real results using tools like WikiProjects and ePortfolios.

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Todd Blackmoore

Regional Education Director, Haiku Learning
I have been involved in Eductional Technology for 20+ years. During our presentation we will show 21st century teachers the unique tools we use to structure online/blended/hybrid learning in a 1:1 environment. My co-presenters will be Emily Jeanes - Lead Sales Engineer at Haiku Learning and Sarah Smith-Gonzalez - Tech TOSA, Common Core Staff Development Specialist for 7-12 English Language Arts 2015-2016. Google Certified Teacher. Presenter at... Read More →
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Sarah Smith

ELA Staff Developer


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 115 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Becoming SAMRwise- BYOD
Are you SAMRwise? Can you apply the SAMR model to your teaching? Session will provide concrete and creative ways to authentically increase the level of technology integration in your classroom. Resources and lesson plans will be shared.

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Denise Douglas

Coordinator of Educational Technology, Tulare Joint Union High School District
Denise was born and raised in Tulare, CA where she currently works as the Coordinator of Educational Technology. She is the founder of the SAMRwise program in her district and proud of the progress that teachers are making to increase the level of technology integration into their classes. | | Denise has her Masters Degree of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She is Leading Edge Certified as a Professional Learning Leader, she is a... Read More →
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Vicki Leoni

English Teacher/AVID District Director, Tulare Western High School/TJUHSD


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 245 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Drones: Take your lessons to new heights- BYOD
Come see some cool flying things and how they may or may not be useful in education.

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Brian Thomas

Director of Innovation, Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools
Education Technology Advocate, Father, Husband, and a firm believer that Cancer Sucks!


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mary Stuart Rogers 130 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Find your Online Teaching Community -BYOD
Get the boost in your classroom by finding your teaching online community.  Connecting via social media with educators and gain ideas that you can use in your classroom. You will gain exposure to a variety of platforms: Instagram, Blab.im, Periscope and the iteach tv network. This session is great way to 'ease in' or dive into connecting, and collaborating with your online community.

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Sarah Cole

-Third Grade Teacher in a 1:1 classroom | -Teacher Blogger at www.TalesOfTeachingWithTech.com | -Tpt Seller | -Collaborator on the iTeachTVnetwork
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Erin Perry

Kindergarten Teacher
I started blogging in January of 2015, and have loved building my online community through various social media outlets, such as: instagram, Blab.im, Periscope, and Facebook. I recently co-hosted a teacher meetup in Sacramento with 80 attendees! I love making connections with people in the teaching world to bring great learning experiences to my students.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 210 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Got STEAM?
Got STEAM? -  Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics are everywhere.  This demonstration highlights the establishment of a local school STEAM program and the integration of project based learning utilized within and outside of the classroom.  Discussion subjects include integrating robotics and engineering into your curriculum, writing and the establishment of STEAM electives, after school clubs, local competitions, necessary equipment, and possible funding sources.

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Lee Ollar

Educator, La Loma Junior High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 234 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

HyperDocs: Innovative Digital Lesson Planning for Blended Learning- BYOD
With one shortened link, students can access a lesson that contains instructions, links, tasks, and many clever ways to get kids thinking. Focusing on creating opportunities for choice, exploration, and ways for kids to apply their knowledge is key to creating a truly innovative HyperDoc.

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Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Science Building 137 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Keep Calm & Digitally Assess- BYOD
Tired of grading stacks and stacks of quizzes and tests? Come to this session and be introduced to several different resources for digital assessments. We will cover Socrative and Quia, and just WAIT until you see Google Forms with Flubaroo!

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Janet Brownell

Teacher/Technology Coach, Waterford High School
I have been a science teacher (primarily Chemistry and Physics) for the past 17 years. Five years ago, I decided to embrace the gift of technology in my classroom. At that point I converted my Chemistry curriculum to a "hybrid" format (some direct instruction, some flipped instruction.) Currently, I am working in a mostly paperless classroom, having STUDENTS create content, and "upping the game" when it comes to inquiry and collaboration... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 238 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Measuring the Impact of Technology on Learning- BYOD
Over 100 billion dollars is spent on educational technology each year in the US alone.  How can you ensure your investments impact learning?  This session will provide educational leaders with a cost-effective tool to measure the impact of technology on learning, complete with case studies and examples.  Learn how schools and districts are using data and research to identify bright spots, encourage collaboration, and support the effective use of technology to drive meaningful learning.

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Melanie Evans

Educational Services - Technology, Salida Union School District
I'm an Educational Coordinator in the area of Technology focusing on tech integration in K-8 classrooms for Salida Union School District. I'm passionate about professional development and integrating technology throughout the curriculum. I love to chat about Pinterest, Twitter, K-8 Ed Tech, School/District PR, ChromeBooks, Google Apps for Ed, iPads in Kinder, and BrightBytes!
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Sarah Skinner

Senior Education Research Leader, BrightBytes
Dedicated to improving student outcomes through the use of transformative technologies and innovative approaches to learning, Sarah is an educator with more than a decade of experience in schools, a distinguished teacher, instructional leader, professional developer, and coach on educational innovation and data driven decision-making. Prior to joining BrightBytes, Sarah worked with school systems to design and implement intervention models and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 108 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Pairing Up With Pear Deck- Lab
Learn how to see student thinking and intervene while learning takes place.  Review student misconceptions without preparation ahead of time and see how students can walk away with a full set of notes with no writer's cramp, or copy expense for you.  Take learning in your classroom to a whole new level with Pear Deck!   Participants will learn by doing, creating their own Pear Deck with their own materials, or making one from scratch.

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Amy Pezzoni

Science Teacher, Ceres High School
Amy Pezzoni is a full-time high school teacher of General and AP Physics in Ceres, California. She loves Pear Deck in her classroom so much, she became a Pear Deck Certified Coach! Pear Deck has transformed her classroom, resulting in higher student engagement, and higher levels of content mastery.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library 125C 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

PBL & Technology: Made For Each Other- BYOD
It’s never been more fun to engage students with purposeful projects with 21st Century skills!  Learn how to enhance your projects with different forms of technology.  Leave with ideas for final products, how to manage student productivity, and tools to enhance your overall PBL design.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 208 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Pre-K through College and Career Readiness Foundational Reading Skills- BYOD
Learn how over 1,000 California schools and district's leverage the best, research proven, competency based, technology based tools, to develop foundational reading skills necessary for a trajectory of academic success in elementary, middle school, high school, and beyond, while supporting the rigor of the common core standards. Hear about nearby success stories, gather ideas, cast your vision, and learn how to introduce these transformative tools into your district, empowering staff, students, and community.

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Greenfield Learning: Lexia Reading and Reading Plus

Contact: Shawn Kiehn
At Greenfield Learning, we simply provide the best supplemental reading programs available. with scientifically PROVEN results, from PK-12th+. With Lexia Reading and Reading Pus we specialize specifically on reading, nothing else. From early literacy through college and career, we offer programs up through a freshman in college. You want to improve your reading scores and enable your teachers and student- come see us!


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 202 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

SCL with Prezi- BYOD
Take your lesson design and content curation for project-based learning to a whole new level with Prezi. Create interactive, thematic units and help your students design dynamic projects within a single platform.

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Bliss Boesch

Principal/ K-8 Instructional Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
Bliss is the Principal of Cressey Elementary and K-8 Instructional Coach for the Ballico-Cressey School District. She also serves as the coordinator of ELD, Reading Intervention, Assessment, PD, Teacher Evaluation/Self-Reflection ,Site-Visits, Conferences, and Events. Bliss collaborates as part of the Leadership Team, 1:1 Tech Integration Team, LCAP, Title III, and Technology, Integration Training and Development Team. She shares her time and... Read More →
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Michelle Perry

5th Grade Teacher, Ballico Elementary School
Hi! I’m Michelle Perry and I teach 5th grade at Ballico Elementary. This is my 12th year of teaching and I can not wait for the many more to come. I am so proud of our school! In a district where every student is given a device and technology is embraced, the possibilities for learning success are endless. With technology in the classroom, our students are given the freedom to question and explore their passions and curiosities... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 117 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Thinglink and Canva: Where Digital Educators Create- BYOD
Do you want to increase student engagement with a fun hook? Have you always wondered what 'App-Smashing' is and wanted to try it? You can do both in this session! Thinglink is an easy to use tool that allows you to make images and video interactive. 'Smashed' with Canva (an web-based graphic design site) you can enhance images to your specific liking and then push them in to Thinglink to make them interactive. In this session you'll learn the basics of it all!

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Kelly Martin

TK-8 Educational Technology & Curriculum Coordinator, Lake Tahoe Unified School District


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 212 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Top 10 Tech Tools- BYOD
Participants will get an overview of the top ten tech tools that foster curiosity and engagement in our high school classroom. From PearDeck to EdPuzzle to Answer Garden! This is an interactive session so bring your device and prepare to get your hands dirty (not literally)...


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Kira Durant

Social Science Teacher and Tech Coach, Del Mar High School
As a high school social science teacher I am always looking for new and fun ways to use technology to engage my students! I love everything google and podcasts are my life...


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 106 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

Using video to enhance Science Lessons (and more!)- BYOD
This fantastic session will give tips on different uses of video for enhancing lessons by incorporating them into the lessons. A special emphasis will be placed on science lessons, but this session goes beyond science. From using outside sources to creating your own virtual field trips, video is a wonderful academic tool! Come prepared to participate.

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avatar for Rebekah Remkiewicz

Rebekah Remkiewicz

Facilitator of Learning (Grades 6-8), Gratton Elementary School
Previous technology instructor and EdTech Coach, returning to the classroom at a new school in a new role for the 2016-17 school year. EdTech enthusiast/adventure seeker/facilitator of learning/lifelong learner: Put it all together and you get a journalist turned teacher. My goal is simple: guide students in their journey to awesomeness. I work to establish a classroom without walls. Google Educator, CUE member, EdCamp veteran, on a journey... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 114 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

11:00am

You’re Not Dreamin’... It’s CaliforniaStreaming! BYOD

What strategies make the most impact in student learning? See classroom teachers in action, weaving media resources from CaliforniaStreaming.org into their standards ­based lessons.

Learn how to integrate California Streaming videos into YouTube then incorporate in GAFE.  Hear about the annual California Streaming Digital Photograph Contest where students and teachers compete and eight winners are selected.

All attending will receive a free trial account to CaliforniaStreaming.


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Gregg Eilers

Project Coordinator, Ed. Tech, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Gregg is the Project Coordinator of Ed. Tech in Modesto, CA at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. Previously he worked 15 years for the Modesto City Schools district as a 6th grade classroom teacher. Gregg holds a Masters Degree in Education Media Design and Technology from Full Sail University where he was elected Valedictorian of his class and earned the Advanced Achievement Award by his colleagues. He also serves as an Edmodo Certified... Read More →
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Sally Savona

Division Director, Technology & Learning Resources, Stanislaus County Office of Education


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bizzini Hall 122 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

12:00pm

Lunch
Grab Some lunch (menu)




Visit with colleagues, create a network or chat with a vendor....


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Saturday February 27, 2016 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Main Dining 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Disrupting Instruction -or- Why I Created an App to Make Me a Better Teacher- BYOD
Since 2009 education technology hasn't actually improved student outcomes on national tests. Why? Because we haven't developed the right tools to improve instruction. Come see what one California teacher is doing to solve that problem by developing the best tech, married with the best research on classroom instruction.

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avatar for Scott Rosenkranz

Scott Rosenkranz

English Curriculum Coordinator, Fullerton Joint Union High School District
I'm a high school teacher and an app developer. I created a classroom instruction app that is both unique and unprecedented. It is called Oncore, and it creates fair, focused and feedback rich classrooms integrated within a teacher's existing workflow. Go to http://onco.re to see a video of what Oncore can do for you. FSD teachers: Come to my breakout session and then refer three pals to download Oncore and I'll upgrade you to Oncore Pro!


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 202 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

EdTech use by Expert Teachers- BYOD
This session will discuss the 5 Steps to Becoming an Expert and how teachers transition to becoming an expert teacher.  A description of apps and websites commonly used to support self-monitoring techniques used by expert teachers will be provided.

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avatar for Christopher Busch, Ph.D.

Christopher Busch, Ph.D.

Teacher, Planada Elementary School District; CEC Middle School
I currently Interim Principal at Cesar E Chavez Middle School. I have a background in education leadership, pedagogy, research, behavior management, athletics, physical science, and physical education. I believe that positive collaborative leadership cultivates learning communities, whether you're a coach, teacher, or administrator. Furthermore in education, I often find that listening is more important than talking. I work hard to support... Read More →
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Domingo Flores

IT Director, Planada Elementary School District
IT Director for Planada Elementary School District. Life long learner with a passion for EdTech. Dedicated to providing equal access to technology for all students. On a mission to show all teachers how to teach like a ROCKSTAR!


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 204 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Harness the Power of Teacher Trainers- BYOD
Learn about how one district has leveraged the power of teacher trainers and GAFE to offer over 10000 hours of PD in a single semester.

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Scott Shebley-Jonard

Educational Technology Coordinator, Twin Rivers USD


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 208 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Digital Leaders with iPhone and iPad -Lab
Education leadership have very unique needs for their own personal use of technology.  Let's help administrators understand the difference between portability and mobility and why that matters.  Administrators want help getting into classrooms more than their being in their office so we will focus on specific strategies and techniques in a mobile environment.  Additionally, what does effective integration of technology look like and how can administrators help their teachers teach above the line. 

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Scott Meech

K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.
Scott Meech just finished his second year with Apple Education after 18 years in public and private education including four years of international teaching. Meech earned his masters in education in curriculum and technology in 2005 and an educational leadership endorsement through Johns Hopkins University. After working for several years as a District Technology Integration Specialist, Scott moved into administration where he was the lead... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 214 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Digital Math Tools w/ iPads-LAB
Learn how to use the iPad as a virtual math manipulative center for grades K-5.  We will solve several problems using math manipulatives on the iPad and then share our solutions with the class.  Bring your iPad to engage and learn.  All apps used are FREE.

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Greg Pitzer

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Cupertino Union School District
Greg is the Instructional Technology Coordinator at Cupertino Union School District.  His work focuses on integrating technology into the curriculum with an emphasis on using online instructional tools. He was a middle school science & technology teacher for 8 years and worked in the education department at NASA for another 6 years. A Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, LEC Trainer.


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 233 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Mobile Presentations and Formative Assessments with iOS- BYOD
Bring your iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone and experiment with a variety of online tools to share presentations and create formative assessments in the classroom. Participate in activities involving Nearpod, Kahoot, Zaption, and Edulastic, and more. Bring lesson ideas that you can use with your students on Monday.

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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education. | Burt has presented workshops for both state and national conferences, include the annual Computer Using Educators Conference and ISTE.


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 210 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

“Digital Content Area Storytelling Using the iPad”- BYOD
Explore the pedagogy, techniques, and application to content using student-generated digital stories created on the iPad using iMovie and YouTube upload. Authentic research, writing, and speaking become transferable 21st century skills. A brief, live (follow-along) demonstration using iMovie to make a prototype classroom digital story as well as comparison to Avid Studio, Pinnacle Studio and Android Tablet apps etc. will be explored. Resources, student examples, and writing prompts provided!

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Roger Pence

Science Teacher, Benicia Middle School
I am convinced that visual literacy and creativity have a potentially transformative place in student learning. Through the creation and presentation of student-generated digital content, students can showcase and guide their own discovery, as well as hone useful 21st century skills. I love the interplay between the arts and core curricular content.


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 212 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Engaging Parents of ELLs: Bridging the Digital/Language Divide via Social Media- BYOD
The cell phone is the most quickly adopted consumer technology in the history of the world. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 91% of adults own a cell phone. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the latest research on technology usage.  Participants will also leave with research-driven strategies and tools that empower ELL parents with invaluable information about their district, school, and classroom via cell phones/smart phones.

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avatar for Efrain Tovar

Efrain Tovar

Coordinator of Information & Technology Services, Selma Unified School District
Efraín Tovar is a former ELD/Newcomers Teacher/EL Coach at Abraham Lincoln Middle School in Selma, CA. He currently serves as the Coordinator of Information and Technology Services for Selma USD. Efraín has 22 years in education ranging from elementary to university. He is a frequent speaker at local, state, and national conferences, addressing how to utilize technology to meet the linguistical/digital needs of second language learners and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 133 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Key Principles & Digital Tools for ELL Instruction in CCSS- BYOD
Need to enhance your workflow with English learners? Explore a set of key principles, workflows, and digital resources to support ELs in meeting the Common Core and beyond!The principles are meant to guide teachers, coaches, ELL specialists, curriculum leaders, school principals, and district administrators as they work to develop Common Core State Standards-aligned instruction for ELLs. These principles are applicable to any type of instruction regardless of grade, proficiency level, or program type.

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avatar for Martin Cisneros

Martin Cisneros

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
GeekDad/TechJedi/SuperMariachi! Academic Tech Specialist, Academic Innovation Consultant, Monterey Bay CUE President, Leading Edge Certification Professional Developer/Professional Learning Leader/ Digital Educator & Google Innovator from the Monterey Bay! | Martin Cisneros is the Academic Technology Specialist for EdTech Services at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. In this position, Martin develops and facilitates professional... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 136

1:00pm

Google Forms: May the Forms Be With You- BYOD
Take your Google Forms to the next level. Create Google Forms to use for quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment dropboxes. Create quizzes in Google Forms, then use Flubaroo to autograde and provide student feedback. Take control of student Docs sharing nightmares and tracking assignments with Forms dropboxes. Create self-grading rubrics, use data validation and branch logic, and much, much more (Best on a laptop or Chromebook).

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avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Grading: Now that was easy. Google Docs, Forms, and Drawing for Assessment- BYOD
This presentation highlights how Google Docs, Forms, and Drawing can be used to create comprehensive assessments and provide meaningful feedback. This session is right for teachers who are starting to implement technology in the classroom or looking to extend their use of these free tools. While these methods can be used in multiple settings, they are especially effective for classrooms where each student has access to an electronic device.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 139 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

K1 Chromebook, Can Do!- BYOD
Leverage the versatility of a chrome book in a K1 environment.  Our session will include realistic goals, management, instruction and projects for the early learner.

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avatar for Scott Skidmore

Scott Skidmore

Kindergarten Teacher / Technology Coach, Atwater Elementary School District
I love seeing the positive things that kids can do with technology and how their minds work developing creative products.


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 129 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Make Your Classroom a Bigger Draw- BYOD
Google Draw is one of the best kept secrets in the elementary classroom! Come find out how you can engage students and add to your own teaching tool belt by participating in this interactive session. Walk away with ideas to bring into your own classroom next year.

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Mariel Zamora

Teacher, Ballico Cressey
Mariel Zamora currently teaches second grade for a small rural school district in Cressey, California. It serves about 325 students and is a K-8 district. Mariel uses an online digital program with students in a 1:1 classroom setting. She is also a part of the Technology Leadership Team, Site Technology Coordinator and is the SST Coordination for her school district. Mariel currently completed her Masters in EDTECH at Boise State. She is also a... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 135 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Paper is Going, Going...GONE to Google Classroom- BYOD
Have you been wanting to try a paperless classroom, but didn't know how to get started? Google Classroom is the perfect answer! The learning curve is shallow, and you can get started on Monday with what you will learn today! (Note:  In order to use Google Classroom, your district must be part of Google Apps For Education, GAFE.)

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avatar for Janet Brownell

Janet Brownell

Teacher/Technology Coach, Waterford High School
I have been a science teacher (primarily Chemistry and Physics) for the past 17 years. Five years ago, I decided to embrace the gift of technology in my classroom. At that point I converted my Chemistry curriculum to a "hybrid" format (some direct instruction, some flipped instruction.) Currently, I am working in a mostly paperless classroom, having STUDENTS create content, and "upping the game" when it comes to inquiry and collaboration... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 127 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Microsoft OneNote in the Classroom- BYOD
This session will explore various tips and tricks to using OneNote as an instructor, with an emphasis on conveying information to students and the possibilities of a paperless classroom.  We will cover best practices, adding content & multimedia, and personalizing OneNote to fit each educator's unique skill set. Come to see the possibilities that OneNote Class Notebooks provides for today's classroom, modeled through a real world classroom in California.

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avatar for Christina Hansen

Christina Hansen

Educator, Tech Coach, Manteca Unified School District
For the past twelve years, I have been a 7/8 Language Arts educator. Along with classroom instruction, my responsibilities include MUSD Technology Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Surface Expert, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer. This summer, I spoke at the International Society of Education and Technology Conference in Philadelphia. Most recently, I was a keynote speaker for the MUSD Educator... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 108 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Office 365 Challenge- BYOD
Remember the good old "jig saw" lesson? Using Office 365 tools, you can SUPERCHARGE your use of tech that will cut your planning time, increase engagement and classroom excitement, and teach useful life and tech skills in most any class or grade level. Join Microsoft Innovative Educators for this rollicking live participant challenge, while learning hands-on.

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avatar for Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz

TSA, Educational Technology, Fresno Unified School District
Over 10 years in the classroom incorporating Technology and Career Skills. I am excited to help others create dynamic learning environments that provide opportunities for every student to succeed.​ |


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 111 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Teacher Geek is Chic! - Uncommon Creativity- BYOD
Common Core Standards call for educators to foster collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking. Join Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., STEM, and get the chance to see how lessons actually look in a classroom – without having to get a substitute for the day! We’ll showcase 4C lessons integrating 21st Century skills and Microsoft technology that will excite, engage and elevate your students to uncommon levels.

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avatar for Tammy Dunbar

Tammy Dunbar

Teacher, Manteca Unified School District
Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., S.T.E.M. teaches 5th grade in Manteca Unified School District and Pre-Service Technology at Teachers College of San Joaquin (Stockton, CA). A popular presenter and trainer across the country, Dunbar presented at the 2015 Microsoft Global E2 conference (where she earned two global awards for project excellence). She was at ISTE 2016 (co-presenting with Choose2Matter.org founder, Angela Maiers), CUE 2016 and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 113 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Elementary Robots - What's Not to Love?- BYOD
We’ve been piloting 6 relatively inexpensive programmable robots in grades 1-5 for use in classrooms.  This presentation will include the steps in the decision process, and an introduction to each of the robots considered – with their respective pros and cons.  Robots will be present and demonstrated along with a sampling of activities including video of students engaged with them in various classroom activities.  Come see what the excitement is about.

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avatar for Terry Smith

Terry Smith

STEAM Education Specialist, STEAM-In.org
STEAM Advocate and Educator, Technology Coordinator, Artist



Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 238 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Engineering Design for Young Explorers-BYOD
In this idea packed session, I will share my journey implementing an Engineering and Design unit for the Next Generation Science Standards, in my first grade classroom. Through the use of robotics, Legos, computer science programs and iPad apps, Minecraft EDU and integrating technology across the curriculum, I am striving to inspire the next generation of explorers in a student centered environment that is engaging and fun.

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avatar for Christina Garcia

Christina Garcia

K-1 Teacher/Google Certified Trainer, Peggy Heller School/Atwater Elementary School District
I am a primary elementary school teacher with 20 years experience and a passion for integrating technology throughout the curriculum. I teach a Kindergarten and First Grade loop. My latest passion is engineering design for early primary students to develop 21st century skills. I enjoy sharing my experiences on the use of STEM, robotics, computer science, Minecraft EDU and much more to engage young minds and make teaching and learning... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 235 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

If you build it, they will come. WeDo Lego Robotics in Elementary!- Lab
Lego Robotics in elementary school, oh my!  Come to this engaging and fully hands-on session to learn Lego WeDo robotics.  We will build a lego robot, explore the programming software, and program our robots.  We will also address questions regarding set up, purchasing, and more.  We have a Mac lab and robots; come and join us, and we will have a nerd extravaganza.  

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avatar for Sean Timmons

Sean Timmons

STEM Coordinator, Stanislaus County Office of Education
I am passionate about science education, computer engineering, and ecology. As a STEM coordinator I work with teachers, students, and administrators to develop science activities and hands-on science opportunities for kids. I am passionate about starting STEM programs in the region that will increase career opportunities for STEM graduates. I am a father of twin boys, and my wife and I love camping and hiking.


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Naraghi Hall of Science 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

It's a maze out there! Coding for Critical Thinking- BYOD
In this hands on presentation, teachers learn how to build a maze game using Scratch. Through the coding process, students learn important computational thinking skills.   Teachers will get a unit plan for teaching these skills.

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avatar for Kristi Frankina

Kristi Frankina

Instructional Coach, Evergreen School District


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 234 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

SSTOnline The Solution For Your School- BYOD
This is a demonstration of CEDR Systems’ newest web-based system for the documentation and tracking of SST Interventions.  SSTOnline provides a solution for many of the challenges that schools often experience with Student Success Team meetings, including struggles with disproportionality, inconsistencies with procedures, difficulties with intervention planning and much more.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Using Online Technology to Meet the Standards/ Special Eduacation- BYOD
In my presentation I will demonstrate two great (low-cost) online programs that I use in my Special Day class of 7th and 8th graders that help you as a teacher to teach the standards in all academic areas. Both programs get your students actively engaged in their learning while you are working with their goals and objectives. 

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avatar for David Braga

David Braga

Special Education Teacher 7th and 8th Grade Math and Science, Prescott Junior High School Stanislaus Union School District


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 131A 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Taking the Pulse on eLearning Today: The Views of K12 Students, Educators and Parents

For the past 14 years, the Speak Up Research Project has collected and reported on the views of 4.5 million K-12 students, educators and parents regarding digital learning. Using current and longitudinal Speak Up data, we will provide new insights into the use of games, mobile devices and digital content within learning, and counter mythology with the authentic views of students, teachers and parents regarding technology use within instruction.  Going beyond anecdotes and assumptions, this interactive and eye-opening presentation will provide leaders with new metrics for evaluating the pulse of elearning in their school or district.



Speakers
avatar for Julie Evans

Julie Evans

Chief Executive Officer, Project Tomorrow
I am passionate about including the voices and views of students, educators, parents and community members in discussions and decisions regarding the future of learning, particularly as it pertains to digital learning. Our Speak Up Project, which I created in 2003, is the largest collection of authentic feedback from K-12 stakeholders on digital learning with over 4.5 million participants since 2003. Let's talk about real data and how it can... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Naraghi Hall of Science 101 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

"Tech"nically Learning- Lab
Innovative ways to combine the 4C’s, CCSS, technology, and project-based learning using free and low cost programs to increase student engagement and academic success.

Speakers
avatar for Leticia Citizen

Leticia Citizen

Teacher, Arcadia Unified
Wonder Lead Ambassador | Newsela Certified Educator | Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified Educator | Remind Connected Educator | Local PBS Digital Innovator | Front Row Ambassador


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library 125 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Can You Hear Me Now? #PodcastPD- BYOD
Are you ready to jump into the world of podcasting? From listening to others podcasts to creating your own, podcasts can open you and class to the world of publishing.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Briggs

Brian Briggs

Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology, Plumas Lake School District
Brian Briggs is the Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology for Plumas Lake Elementary School District.  Brian enjoys working with teachers and students teaching, training and learning alongside them with new and exciting topics in Educational Technology.  He loves the use of coding and robots, and has always been a nut for hands on Science. Brian is  most excited about STEAM is the creating of projects and getting... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 201 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Create a Professional Learning Network for PBL with Twitter!- BYOD
Designed for novice Twitter users this session will focus on the use Twitter to Build a Professional Learning Network. Facilitators will walk participants through the process of creating a Twitter account usinging it start a PLN.

Goals/Objectives:Participants will learn the basic tools of Twitter (hashtags, @mentions, etc.)Push opportunities for making connections including #pblchatSpecific Strategies:The session will be about using Twitter as a strategy to make connections and gather PBL resources.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 131 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Drones: Take your lessons to new heights- BYOD
Come see some cool flying things and how they may or may not be useful in education.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Thomas

Brian Thomas

Director of Innovation, Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools
Education Technology Advocate, Father, Husband, and a firm believer that Cancer Sucks!


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mary Stuart Rogers 130 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Easy Classroom Websites- BYOD
Enhance classroom connectivity, communication, and access for students and parents with a classroom website.  This session is website building for absolute beginners.

Speakers
avatar for Bliss Boesch

Bliss Boesch

Principal/ K-8 Instructional Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
Bliss is the Principal of Cressey Elementary and K-8 Instructional Coach for the Ballico-Cressey School District. She also serves as the coordinator of ELD, Reading Intervention, Assessment, PD, Teacher Evaluation/Self-Reflection ,Site-Visits, Conferences, and Events. Bliss collaborates as part of the Leadership Team, 1:1 Tech Integration Team, LCAP, Title III, and Technology, Integration Training and Development Team. She shares her time and... Read More →
avatar for Heather Virtue

Heather Virtue

7th/8th Grade Math & Science Teacher, Ballico - Cressey School District
Currently, I am a junior-high math and science teacher in central California school that is 1:1. Teaching math is a passion of mine because I struggled a lot with it when I was in high school...and consequently, I have a bit of a soft spot for those kids who are struggling. I enjoy creating opportunities where students can creatively express themselves, and I look forward to my afternoons where I run our school's Makerspace. On a personal note, I... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 122 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

How to MOTIVATE and EXCITE Readers using Data and Accelerated Reader!- BYOD
Data driven instruction is crucial to individualizing instruction and motivating readers of all levels.  Attendees will walk away with precision focus and a detailed understanding how the new ELA Frameworks and Accelerated Reader support a clear vision of building a Culture of Literacy in the classroom and at each school/district. Presenter will demonstrate What Works and provide an intensive Question & Answer period with hand-outs. Help ALL STUDENTS be academically successful!

Speakers
avatar for West Walker

West Walker

Teacher/ Reading Coach, Tracy Unified School District- Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Mr. Walker is featured as a success story on the National Accelerated Reader Website: http://www.renaissance.com/success-stories#Tracy. He is a Certified "Reading Master Classroom" in San Joaquin & Stanislaus Counties. He is a former San Joaquin County A+ "Educator of the Year” and is a CA Certified Reading Coach. As a Renaissance Learning "Distinguished Educator" he continuously achieves multiple years of reading growth with most... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library 145 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Introduction to Prezi : A new form of Presenting- BYOD
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce Prezi, a new presentation software.  We will demonstrate to educators how to do the following:
• Create a free educator account
• embed videos
• Transitions
• Upload images
• Convert existing PowerPoints into Prezis.

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Brem, Laura

Teacher, Pitman High School
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Isaac Farhadian

Teacher, Pitman High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 117 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

National Certification for Innovative Educators - Be Leading Edge!- BYOD
Discover a certification program designed for innovative educators like you. Leading Edge Certification prepares educators to be digital age leaders and learners. Certifications include Online and Blended Teacher, Digital Educator, Administrator, and Professional Learning Leader. Come away from this session with an understanding of what these certifications are and knowing where and how to earn your certification to become a leading educator.

Session Resources
LEC 

Speakers
avatar for Eileen Walters

Eileen Walters

Coordinator, Leading Edge Certification/CUE
Online and Blended Learning, Curriculum Development, Leadership


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library 125C 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Plan, Manage, and Assess Your Next Project Online.- BYOD
I will be demonstrating how to use free online tools to Plan, Manage, and Assess your next project, no matter what subject you teach. This will be a hands-on session so you can use these tools and decide which options work best for you. This will help you keep your thoughts and ideas organized, keep your students on track, help you retrieve the data you need and self reflect and give feedback to students.

Speakers
avatar for Shane Hildebrand

Shane Hildebrand

Instructional Coach, Central Unified School District
Hi, I'm Shane Hildebrand. I'm an Instructional Support Coach with an emphasis on Project-Based Learning for the Central Unified School District in Fresno. I am an advocate for Project-Based Learning and tech integration. Although I do have other responsibilities in my schools for PD, I take it upon myself to present when and where I can. I have presented at CVCUE, CLTA, and the EdTech Fest. I am also going to be presenting at the eLearning... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 115 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

QR Codes to Increase Engagement- BYOD
Learn how to create QR codes in SECONDS for videos, book trailers, scavenger hunts, homework help and more. See how one middle school teacher has used QR codes to increase the interactive experiences in the classroom and library. Using a combination of teacher created content and outside resources like YouTube, students can use their smart phones or chrome books to become more engaged.

Session Resources 

Speakers
avatar for Karen Albert

Karen Albert

Middle School Technology teacher, Galt Joint Union Elemenary
Level 1 & 2 Google Certified Educator


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 106 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Reboot 2k16!- BYOD
Participants will be given tips and tools to redesign a current lesson or unit to integrate technology-rich activities that foster collaboration, communication, critical thinking and/or creativity. The model used for this training will be centered around the SAMR Model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition).

Speakers
avatar for Marie Criste

Marie Criste

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I am currently the Coordinator of Instructional Technology for the Roseville Joint Union High School District and passionate about inspiring, collaborating and learning and leading with other educators to integrate technology to in a meaningful way; to promote creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration! I taught at the middle and high school level for almost 15 years before moving into my current position. I am also a Google... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 245 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Redefine the Final Project: Publish Interactive Student Work on the Web- BYOD
Learn to create and publish collections of student work across the web in the form of booklets, brochures, fliers, etc. using the Simple Booklet online publishing program with Google Apps.  Teachers and students can create publications from scratch, or turn existing documents into interactive web publications.  This dynamic tool can be used across the curriculum to redefine and enhance any assignment or project.

Speakers
avatar for Jameelah Cordano

Jameelah Cordano

English Teacher, Hughson Unified School District


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Technology: The Swiss Army Knife of Education-BYOD
The versatility of a Swiss Army knife is what makes it most useful for adventurers. As we embark on this EduAwesome Adventure of teaching and learning, we can find what tools we need and see how they go together. Some we will be more passionate about than others, but all are useful. Choosing the right tool for the right job at the right time is essential. Design your own EdTech Swiss Army Knife.

Speakers
avatar for Rebekah Remkiewicz

Rebekah Remkiewicz

Facilitator of Learning (Grades 6-8), Gratton Elementary School
Previous technology instructor and EdTech Coach, returning to the classroom at a new school in a new role for the 2016-17 school year. EdTech enthusiast/adventure seeker/facilitator of learning/lifelong learner: Put it all together and you get a journalist turned teacher. My goal is simple: guide students in their journey to awesomeness. I work to establish a classroom without walls. Google Educator, CUE member, EdCamp veteran, on a journey... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bizzini Hall 114 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

Twitter Boot Camp: Become a Twitter Ninja in 60 minutes or less- BYOD
Twitter is the place to connect with EdTech leaders. In this session, we will introduce Twitter, teach you how to use the service, direct you to influential educators that you can connect with, and build a PLN of teachers in the room and at the conference that you can continue to collaborate with. We will finish the session by blasting out the best ideas from ETC!2016 to create a Twitter storm.

Session Resources 

Speakers
avatar for Landon Juarez

Landon Juarez

6th Grade History Teacher, Hughson Unified School District
avatar for Jeff Welch

Jeff Welch

Teacher, US History, Hughson Unified School District
I am a Google for Education Certified Educator, Level 2, #GCE2, teaching middle school US history with technology every day. Students complete nearly all assignments utilizing a class set of Chromebooks. We use GAFE, and a whole bunch of apps. I am interested in educational entrepreneurship and thinking outside the box. | | Follow me on Twitter: @jeffwelchmod | https://twitter.com/jeffwelchmod


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 205 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

1:00pm

WeVideo-Best Tool for Creating Student Videos- BYOD
WeVideo is a web based tool that integrates with Google Drive and makes video editing easy and accessible from anywhere. We will focus on the school version-fee based-that provides students with the tools they need to create videos that meet Common Core Standards. Wevideo is a safe (COPPA compliant) environment where students construct deep knowledge about a topic as they research, create and present videos. Bring your own device for hands on learning!

Session Resources

Speakers
avatar for Sara Martin

Sara Martin

Technology Coordinator and Technology Instructional Coach, Hart-Ransom School
Sara Martin is a full-time educator and Technology Coordinator for the past 20 years with Hart-Ransom School District in Modesto, California. In her 24 years of K-8 education she has been able to blend her passion for teaching with a commitment to leveraging technology. She is a firm believer in using technology as a tool to increase engagement, instill the value of collaboration and deepen concept understanding. Sara received her master's... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Science Building 207 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

A to Z’s of Designing and Implementing Effective PD Models to Support Technology- BYOD
This session will provide participants with the opportunity to learn new ways to incorporate technology in order to provide successful, highly engaged professional development. Digital Learning Coaches will share experiences, mentoring teacher “fellows” and guide leaders to think about: where to start, site vs. district level, quick PDs/JOTs (Just One Thing), one-hour workshops, coaching models to build capacity, and the power of incorporating social media.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Regur

Steve Regur

Founder, Educators Cooperative
We support educators by leveraging research and evidence to promote new and innovative approaches to education. Current projects include developing "badging" and gamification designs for professional development; virtual school redesigns; personalized mastery learning; and collaborating on a K-8 coding curriculum. We are always looking for thoughtful partners dedicated to exploring possibilities for equity and excellence in education.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 131A 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Disrupting Instruction -or- Why I Created an App to Make Me a Better Teacher- BYOD
Since 2009 education technology hasn't actually improved student outcomes on national tests. Why? Because we haven't developed the right tools to improve instruction. Come see what one California teacher is doing to solve that problem by developing the best tech, married with the best research on classroom instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Rosenkranz

Scott Rosenkranz

English Curriculum Coordinator, Fullerton Joint Union High School District
I'm a high school teacher and an app developer. I created a classroom instruction app that is both unique and unprecedented. It is called Oncore, and it creates fair, focused and feedback rich classrooms integrated within a teacher's existing workflow. Go to http://onco.re to see a video of what Oncore can do for you. FSD teachers: Come to my breakout session and then refer three pals to download Oncore and I'll upgrade you to Oncore Pro!



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 202 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Harness the Power of Teacher Trainers- BYOD
Learn about how one district has leveraged the power of teacher trainers and GAFE to offer over 10000 hours of PD in a single semester.

Session Resources 

Speakers
avatar for Scott Shebley-Jonard

Scott Shebley-Jonard

Educational Technology Coordinator, Twin Rivers USD


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 208 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Teaching in the Zone- BYOD
This session will discuss the psychology of change and how to deal with the resulting negative side effects. A description of apps to start the process of technology integration will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Busch, Ph.D.

Christopher Busch, Ph.D.

Teacher, Planada Elementary School District; CEC Middle School
I currently Interim Principal at Cesar E Chavez Middle School. I have a background in education leadership, pedagogy, research, behavior management, athletics, physical science, and physical education. I believe that positive collaborative leadership cultivates learning communities, whether you're a coach, teacher, or administrator. Furthermore in education, I often find that listening is more important than talking. I work hard to support... Read More →
avatar for Domingo Flores

Domingo Flores

IT Director, Planada Elementary School District
IT Director for Planada Elementary School District. Life long learner with a passion for EdTech. Dedicated to providing equal access to technology for all students. On a mission to show all teachers how to teach like a ROCKSTAR!


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 204 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

iLife: The Multimedia Toolbox for iOS- BYOD
Bring your iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone and experiment with Apple's video and  tools to create multimedia projects in the classroom. Participate in activities involving GarageBand, iMovie, and Book Creator. Develop lesson ideas that you can use with your students on Monday.

Speakers
avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education. | Burt has presented workshops for both state and national conferences, include the annual Computer Using Educators Conference and ISTE.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 210 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

“Digital Content Area Storytelling Using the iPad”- BYOD
Explore the pedagogy, techniques, and application to content using student-generated digital stories created on the iPad using iMovie and YouTube upload. Authentic research, writing, and speaking become transferable 21st century skills. A brief, live (follow-along) demonstration using iMovie to make a prototype classroom digital story as well as comparison to Avid Studio, Pinnacle Studio and Android Tablet apps etc. will be explored. Resources, student examples, and writing prompts provided!

Speakers
avatar for Roger Pence

Roger Pence

Science Teacher, Benicia Middle School
I am convinced that visual literacy and creativity have a potentially transformative place in student learning. Through the creation and presentation of student-generated digital content, students can showcase and guide their own discovery, as well as hone useful 21st century skills. I love the interplay between the arts and core curricular content.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 212 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Key Principles & Digital Tools for ELL Instruction in CCSS- BYOD
Need to enhance your workflow with English learners? Explore a set of key principles, workflows, and digital resources to support ELs in meeting the Common Core and beyond!The principles are meant to guide teachers, coaches, ELL specialists, curriculum leaders, school principals, and district administrators as they work to develop Common Core State Standards-aligned instruction for ELLs. These principles are applicable to any type of instruction regardless of grade, proficiency level, or program type.

Speakers
avatar for Martin Cisneros

Martin Cisneros

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
GeekDad/TechJedi/SuperMariachi! Academic Tech Specialist, Academic Innovation Consultant, Monterey Bay CUE President, Leading Edge Certification Professional Developer/Professional Learning Leader/ Digital Educator & Google Innovator from the Monterey Bay! | Martin Cisneros is the Academic Technology Specialist for EdTech Services at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. In this position, Martin develops and facilitates professional... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 136

2:15pm

All your students have chromebooks!!! - Now what do you do?-BYOD
If you students have recently been given Chromebooks and you are learning how to thoughtfully integrate them then this session is for you. We will walk through some of the most useful tools to manage and utilize these great devices with your students. We will cover Google classroom, basic apps like Google Documents and Slides, Forms, WeVideo, Powtoon, EdPuzzle, Pixl, Picmonkey and Kahoot. Specific lessons and examples will be provided. Bring your ideas to share!

Session Resources

Speakers
avatar for Sara Martin

Sara Martin

Technology Coordinator and Technology Instructional Coach, Hart-Ransom School
Sara Martin is a full-time educator and Technology Coordinator for the past 20 years with Hart-Ransom School District in Modesto, California. In her 24 years of K-8 education she has been able to blend her passion for teaching with a commitment to leveraging technology. She is a firm believer in using technology as a tool to increase engagement, instill the value of collaboration and deepen concept understanding. Sara received her master's... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 207 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Boom!...That Just Happened! Real-world application of Google Apps in the classroom- BYOD
Google Apps offer a number of engaging opportunities for teachers and students.  Bring your device to see how these tools are used in an actual classroom setting and steal some creative ways to integrate technology using Google Apps

Speakers
avatar for Luke Hibbard

Luke Hibbard

Coordinator of Technology and Professional Development, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Luke Hibbard is the Coordinator for Technology and Professional Development at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. After spending 10 years as a classroom teacher in Empire Union Schools, he transitioned to the county office where he has assisted with tehnology integration into classroom instruction as well as the 1:1 implementation into the alternative education setting. His passion is helping educators develop 21st century skills that... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Crowdsourcing with Google Forms- BYOD
Need to contact your students, parents, or community to collect information?  Learn how to utilize Google Forms for your crowdsourcing needs with extras like choices eliminated, automated email responses, and automatic grading systems.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 205 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Digital Storytelling with Google Maps Tools- BYOD
Google Maps tools are for more than finding your house and directions. They can be used by students as digital content creation tools to create history, literature, and science projects while meeting Common Core writing standards. This session will introduce a number of Google Maps tools for students to explore the world around them as well as to create projects to demonstrate their learning in history, literature, and science while meeting Common Core writing standards.

Speakers
avatar for Will Kimbley

Will Kimbley

Educational Technology Coordinator, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Coordinator of Educational Technology | Monterey Peninsula Unified School District | Monterey, CA


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 137 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Game of Chromes- BYOD
Finally, get the Chromebook training you deserve! Become familiar with of the products in the massive Chrome family but get up close and personal with the Chrome browser and The Chromebook. Maximize engagement in a 1:1 Chromebook classroom with the most useful Chrome apps and extensions. Get hands on practice using several apps/extensions and sharing and collaborating with various Formative assessment tools. Learn how to download offline apps & enable offline Drive and Docs.

Speakers
avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

Math/Technology Teacher, Orosi High School
Ed is a high school math & computer science teacher with 12 years of teaching experience and a huge advocate for classroom redesign, especially rethinking the learning space in the math classroom. He’s a Level 2 Google Educator, a CUE Innovative Educator, as well as a LEC Online/Blended Instructor. He's presented at numerous CVCUE, Fall CUE, National CUE, Google Summits, and CUE Rockstar Teacher Camps. | He currently serves on the board of... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 139 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Google In The Classroom- Lab
Promote critical thinking, allow students to explore the world around them, and look at data in new ways using Google. Come take a look at Google A Day, Google Trends, Google Correlate, Google Public Data, and other lesser known Google Sites/Apps. Discover ways you can use these resources in the classroom to engage students in meaningful ways across the curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Conrado

Joanna Conrado

Teacher / Tech Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
4th grade teacher and Tech Coach / IT at Ballico Cressey School District. Just finishing up my MET at Boise State. Love connecting with other teachers and sharing ideas about tech integration within the elementary setting. | jconrado@ballicocressey.com | @paaperlessclass | www.ballicotech.com
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Christine Kubo

Teacher, Ballico Cressey School District



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 102 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Primarily Google: Using Google Apps in your K-3 Class- BYOD
Even our youngest students can use the fabulous tools offered by Google! In this introductory-level session, come get an overview and see examples of Primary students using Google Docs, Maps, Forms, Draw, and Classroom! The Common Core asks that students use digital tools to generate content. In this session, we will explore ways that students can do just that! I’ll share tips and tricks for managing All-Things-Google with our littlest ones.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Stewart

Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, Too! is the motto of this lead learner. Fourteen years in primary classrooms helped develop a passion for finding ways to get technology into the hands of even the littlest of learners, for the purpose of fostering creativity and enhancing education right from the start. | Throughout her career, Susan has served as a site-level and district technology lead, and was recently named to the position of PK-12 Instructional Technology Coach... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 129 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Tips for Shifting to Blended Learning- BYOD
The journey of a blended classroom begins with that first app.  Building your tech toolbox to support differentiation, SAMR Model, and ideas for lesson design.   Begin at the learning goal and end at the rubric.  Hapara Workspace / Google Classroom / GAFE.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Downs

Amy Downs

6th Grade Teacher, Visalia Unifed School District
After attending the first ever CUE Rockstar Teacher Camp in 2010, I was forever inspired to learn how to use technology better in my classroom. I love to share with the teachers I work with, because the students in our classrooms benefit most along their learning journeys. I help my district lead technology training for staff. I am also a Hapara Certified Teacher, and this is my 22nd year teaching elementary education. Currently I teach 6th... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 113 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Web Tools for the Math and Science Classroom- BYOD
In this session, participants will get a demonstration in using the web tools: Desmos, Geogebra, and Google Sheets.  Focus will be on using these in the mathematics or science classes for data analysis.  This is a great session for ideas for the Statistics portion of the Common Core State Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Abel Maestas

Abel Maestas

Mathematics Teacher, Ceres High School



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Science Building 135 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Microsoft Office SWAY- BYOD

Sway is a free, online, presentation and storytelling app. Students can learn and stay engaged by using Sway to be more creative with reports, assignments, projects, study materials, and portfolios.  Designed to work on all devices, and is available to anyone with a free Microsoft account or an Office 365 school account.


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avatar for Jody Burdick

Jody Burdick

Applications Support Specialist, Stanislaus County Office of Education
I am passionate about empowering staff with tips and tricks in the day-to-day use of software applications. I enjoy being creative and utilizing new ideas and approaches to improve the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe products.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 106 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Microsoft OneNote in the Classroom- BYOD
This session will explore various tips and tricks to using OneNote as an instructor, with an emphasis on conveying information to students and the possibilities of a paperless classroom.  We will cover best practices, adding content & multimedia, and personalizing OneNote to fit each educator's unique skill set. Come to see the possibilities that OneNote Class Notebooks provides for today's classroom, modeled through a real world classroom in California.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Hansen

Christina Hansen

Educator, Tech Coach, Manteca Unified School District
For the past twelve years, I have been a 7/8 Language Arts educator. Along with classroom instruction, my responsibilities include MUSD Technology Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Microsoft Innovative Educator Surface Expert, and Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer. This summer, I spoke at the International Society of Education and Technology Conference in Philadelphia. Most recently, I was a keynote speaker for the MUSD Educator... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 108 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Office 365 Challenge- BYOD
Remember the good old "jig saw" lesson? Using Office 365 tools, you can SUPERCHARGE your use of tech that will cut your planning time, increase engagement and classroom excitement, and teach useful life and tech skills in most any class or grade level. Join Microsoft Innovative Educators for this rollicking live participant challenge, while learning hands-on.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Schwartz

Matthew Schwartz

TSA, Educational Technology, Fresno Unified School District
Over 10 years in the classroom incorporating Technology and Career Skills. I am excited to help others create dynamic learning environments that provide opportunities for every student to succeed.​ |


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 111 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Computer Programming (Coding)- Lab
This is a class that will show you how to run a computer programming class or club with no prior experience in coding.  Computer programming is becoming a core academic subject in most countries.  We know there will be  jobs for computer programmers. If you want to get started with coding I'm going to show you how to start using code.org and the new Google CSFirst courses in your classroom or school.

Coding Website: https://sites.google.com/a/turlock.k12.ca.us/walnut-code-club/

Press: http://www.turlockjournal.com/archives/30612/

Code Club Sign-Up directions and sample information

CS First Slide Presentation

 


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avatar for Irene Hales

Irene Hales

Teacher, Walnut Elementary, Turlock Unified
I'm originally from Glasgow, Scotland and I still have a wee bit of the accent and a lot of the wit. I love cameras and I spend a lot of time filming , editing and tinkering with digital graphics on my computer. I like my MacBook Pro because of Final Cut but I can use anything. I've been enjoying teaching for over 25 years and I'm always ready to learn something new. | This is my second year with a code club. I have 37 students in grades... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Library 125 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Elementary Robots - What's Not to Love?- BYOD
We’ve been piloting 6 relatively inexpensive programmable robots in grades 1-5 for use in classrooms.  This presentation will include the steps in the decision process, and an introduction to each of the robots considered – with their respective pros and cons.  Robots will be present and demonstrated along with a sampling of activities including video of students engaged with them in various classroom activities.  Come see what the excitement is about.

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avatar for Terry Smith

Terry Smith

STEAM Education Specialist, STEAM-In.org
STEAM Advocate and Educator, Technology Coordinator, Artist



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 238 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Engineering Design for Young Explorers-BYOD
In this idea packed session, I will share my journey implementing an Engineering and Design unit for the Next Generation Science Standards, in my first grade classroom. Through the use of robotics, Legos, computer science programs and iPad apps, Minecraft EDU and integrating technology across the curriculum, I am striving to inspire the next generation of explorers in a student centered environment that is engaging and fun.

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avatar for Christina Garcia

Christina Garcia

K-1 Teacher/Google Certified Trainer, Peggy Heller School/Atwater Elementary School District
I am a primary elementary school teacher with 20 years experience and a passion for integrating technology throughout the curriculum. I teach a Kindergarten and First Grade loop. My latest passion is engineering design for early primary students to develop 21st century skills. I enjoy sharing my experiences on the use of STEM, robotics, computer science, Minecraft EDU and much more to engage young minds and make teaching and learning... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 235 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

It's a maze out there! Coding for Critical Thinking- BYOD
In this hands on presentation, teachers learn how to build a maze game using Scratch. Through the coding process, students learn important computational thinking skills.   Teachers will get a unit plan for teaching these skills.

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avatar for Kristi Frankina

Kristi Frankina

Instructional Coach, Evergreen School District


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 234 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Google Apps for Special Education Classrooms- BYOD
How can you use Google Apps and extensions to help with teaching and managing special education classrooms?  Special education teachers can benefit from using different apps to help facilitate instruction and gather data.  Apps can be used to collect data and run reports easily.  Students can use apps to develop academic skills.

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Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 104 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Beat Them At Their Own Game- CANCELLED
In this session we will discuss how to incorporate popular games that students love into the classroom productively.  Why keep saying "no, stop that" when we can say "yes, let's use that!".  Fuel students interest and utilize their competitive nature.  Let me show you how I beat students at their own game.

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avatar for Amanda Watson

Amanda Watson

Computer Lab Technician, Yolo Middle School


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 233 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Book Trailers: An Alternative to Book Reports- CANCELLED
Do your students love writing book reports that consist of a five paragraph essay? Do you love reading these essays?  If you and your students are not crazy about traditional book reports, it's time to check out book trailers.  In this session, you will explore book trailers as a way to engage your students to work collaboratively within a team while creating something you will want to watch!

Session Resources

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avatar for Petra Luhrsen

Petra Luhrsen

K-6 Elementary Principal, San Juan Unified
Elementary Principal K-6 (Title I), San Juan Unified School District, CWP Teacher Consultant, BTSA Support Provider, Graphite Certified Teacher and CUE Rock Star presenter.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 133 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Easy Classroom Websites- BYOD
Enhance classroom connectivity, communication, and access for students and parents with a classroom website.  This session is website building for absolute beginners.

Speakers
avatar for Bliss Boesch

Bliss Boesch

Principal/ K-8 Instructional Coach, Ballico-Cressey School District
Bliss is the Principal of Cressey Elementary and K-8 Instructional Coach for the Ballico-Cressey School District. She also serves as the coordinator of ELD, Reading Intervention, Assessment, PD, Teacher Evaluation/Self-Reflection ,Site-Visits, Conferences, and Events. Bliss collaborates as part of the Leadership Team, 1:1 Tech Integration Team, LCAP, Title III, and Technology, Integration Training and Development Team. She shares her time and... Read More →
avatar for Heather Virtue

Heather Virtue

7th/8th Grade Math & Science Teacher, Ballico - Cressey School District
Currently, I am a junior-high math and science teacher in central California school that is 1:1. Teaching math is a passion of mine because I struggled a lot with it when I was in high school...and consequently, I have a bit of a soft spot for those kids who are struggling. I enjoy creating opportunities where students can creatively express themselves, and I look forward to my afternoons where I run our school's Makerspace. On a personal note, I... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 122 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Gamifying Assessments using Quizizz- BYOD
Are you looking for a digital tool that not only checks your students' understanding, but provides you immediate feedback? Would your students enjoy demonstrating their learning in a game-like setting? In this session, we will teach you how to use Quizizz, a FREE and fun web tool used to administer assessments. Game on!

Session Resources

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Grim

Ashley Grim

Education Technology Specialist, Ceres Unified School District
avatar for Mariana Sandoval

Mariana Sandoval

Educational Technology Specialist, Ceres Unified District Office
I am an Education Technology Specialist for Ceres Unified School District. I have been working for Ceres Unified since 2006. I taught technology for middle school and high school students for three years at a charter school. I look forward to conversations about technology, places to visit, and good movies!


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 114 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

How to MOTIVATE and EXCITE Readers using Data and Accelerated Reader!- BYOD
Data driven instruction is crucial to individualizing instruction and motivating readers of all levels.  Attendees will walk away with precision focus and a detailed understanding how the new ELA Frameworks and Accelerated Reader support a clear vision of building a Culture of Literacy in the classroom and at each school/district. Presenter will demonstrate What Works and provide an intensive Question & Answer period with hand-outs. Help ALL STUDENTS be academically successful!

Speakers
avatar for West Walker

West Walker

Teacher/ Reading Coach, Tracy Unified School District- Renaissance Learning, Inc.
Mr. Walker is featured as a success story on the National Accelerated Reader Website: http://www.renaissance.com/success-stories#Tracy. He is a Certified "Reading Master Classroom" in San Joaquin & Stanislaus Counties. He is a former San Joaquin County A+ "Educator of the Year” and is a CA Certified Reading Coach. As a Renaissance Learning "Distinguished Educator" he continuously achieves multiple years of reading growth with most... Read More →



Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Library 145 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

I Tube, YouTube, We All Tube for YouTube!

Does your district now have access to YouTube? Are you interested in integrating videos into your lessons? Do you want to start Flipping your classroom? Come learn how YouTube can be used to store videos, upload content, and create on online video portfolio. We will also cover how to download YouTube videos for those times when internet access is limited. Come for fun. Come for laughs. Come for an introduction to the tube. #tubesocksoptional

bit.ly/etcyoutube

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avatar for Brandon Schut

Brandon Schut

Program Coordinator, Educational Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
A few people mistake me for a young Ryan Reynolds.


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 201 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Introduction to Prezi : A new form of Presenting- BYOD
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce Prezi, a new presentation software.  We will demonstrate to educators how to do the following:
• Create a free educator account
• embed videos
• Transitions
• Upload images
• Convert existing PowerPoints into Prezis.

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BL

Brem, Laura

Teacher, Pitman High School
IF

Isaac Farhadian

Teacher, Pitman High School


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 117 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

National Certification for Innovative Educators - Be Leading Edge!- BYOD
Discover a certification program designed for innovative educators like you. Leading Edge Certification prepares educators to be digital age leaders and learners. Certifications include Online and Blended Teacher, Digital Educator, Administrator, and Professional Learning Leader. Come away from this session with an understanding of what these certifications are and knowing where and how to earn your certification to become a leading educator.

Session Resources
LEC 

Speakers
avatar for Eileen Walters

Eileen Walters

Coordinator, Leading Edge Certification/CUE
Online and Blended Learning, Curriculum Development, Leadership


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Library 125C 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Reboot 2k16!- BYOD
Participants will be given tips and tools to redesign a current lesson or unit to integrate technology-rich activities that foster collaboration, communication, critical thinking and/or creativity. The model used for this training will be centered around the SAMR Model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition).

Speakers
avatar for Marie Criste

Marie Criste

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I am currently the Coordinator of Instructional Technology for the Roseville Joint Union High School District and passionate about inspiring, collaborating and learning and leading with other educators to integrate technology to in a meaningful way; to promote creativity, critical thinking, communication and collaboration! I taught at the middle and high school level for almost 15 years before moving into my current position. I am also a Google... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 245 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

2:15pm

Research Proven & Technology Based Reading Solutions PreK through 12th grade- BYOD
Come discover research-proven and competency based technology tools - Lexia Reading Core 5 and Reading Plus - that will help your students develop the critical foundational reading skills necessary for success in grades PreK through 12th, built for common core and beyond. We will share nearby California success stories, and how you can emulate their success. Witness the benefits for your students - developmental and differentiated instruction for each, plus targeted teacher led instruction where needed most.

Speakers
avatar for Greenfield Learning: Lexia Reading and Reading Plus

Greenfield Learning: Lexia Reading and Reading Plus

Contact: Shawn Kiehn
At Greenfield Learning, we simply provide the best supplemental reading programs available. with scientifically PROVEN results, from PK-12th+. With Lexia Reading and Reading Pus we specialize specifically on reading, nothing else. From early literacy through college and career, we offer programs up through a freshman in college. You want to improve your reading scores and enable your teachers and student- come see us!


Saturday February 27, 2016 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Bizzini Hall 214 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

3:30pm

Closing: Prize Announcements
Meet up in the quad after session #4 to see if you will come away from ETC! 2016 with a prize!

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Saturday February 27, 2016 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Campus Quad 1 University Cir, Turlock, CA 95382

5:00pm

CSU Stanislaus Campus Map
Click Here to view the campus map

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Saturday February 27, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

5:00pm

ETC! 2016 Social Media
Twitter: #etc2016
              @SCOEETC


Instagram: @SCOEETC


Remind: To recieve text alerts related to ETC! 2016
send a message to 81010.  In the body of the text write: @h2ke7
 

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Saturday February 27, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

5:00pm

Participant Support Services
Visit one of our information tents to ask questions related to the event or pick up a bottle of water to stay hydrated.  Let one of our staff know if you could use a lift to your next session in style....

Support tents are located at the north and south ends of the quad as well as inside the dining hall

Click here to see a map 

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Saturday February 27, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

5:00pm

Conference Wireless Information
Login for wireless info:

The network for the conference is OPEN and DOES NOT require a password

Network Name: etc2016

Please use this information to access presenter materials and interact with fellow participants. 

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Saturday February 27, 2016 5:00pm - 8:30pm
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382

5:00pm

CSU Stanislaus Unit Procedures
ETC! 2016 participants can earn a continuing education unit for attending the conference.  To earn a unit for ETC! 2016 participants:

  • Turn in a completed enrollment form and $40 (cash, check, or credit card) to the Extended Education booth in the Fitzpatrick Arena

Click here to download & print enrollment form

  • Attend (4) sessions at ETC! 2016 and provide summaries of each session attended

Click here to download & print summary document

  • Develop a lesson plan based on a session you attended

Click here to download & print the lesson plan template 


Documents can be submitted electronically or hard-copy.  Hard-copy docs will be available at the Extended Education Booth.

Please submit documents or direct questions related to continuing education units to Deb Stauss; dstauss@stancoe.org  

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Saturday February 27, 2016 5:00pm - 8:30pm
California State University Stanislaus 1 University Circle, Turlock CA, 95382