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Saturday, October 5
 

8:15am

Registration
Saturday October 5, 2013 8:15am - 9:00am
Auditorium Foyer

9:00am

Opening Remarks
Saturday October 5, 2013 9:00am - 9:15am
Auditorium

9:15am

Keynote Address
Speakers
avatar for Linda Yollis

Linda Yollis

Teacher, Las Virgenes USD
Linda has been a teacher for over 28 years and currently teaches 3rd grade in the Los Angeles area. She is curious by nature and a lifelong learner. Linda holds a Master's Degree in Integrating Technology in the Classroom.  | Linda was an early adopter of classroom blogging and continues to champion the use of blogs to reach students in her class and around the world. Her blog, yollisclassblog.blogspot.com, receives tens of thousands of... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 9:15am - 9:45am
Auditorium

10:00am

CCSS Math, Web Tools & You
Ditch the worksheets! This session will show you how easy it is to incorporate Web Tools into your elementary math class. As we all begin the journey into CCSS, it is important to recognize how our teaching needs to change. Our students need to understand and explain concepts and processes. There are several free Web Tools that can help accomplish this goal.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Nowakowski

Lisa Nowakowski

5th Grade, Arts Magnet School
Lisa teaches at King City Arts Magnet School. She is a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, and has presented at CUE RockStar events in California. She was in the first cohort for Innovative Educators Advanced Studies Certificate and a Leading Edge educator. In 2010 Lisa was awarded the Crystal Apple Award sponsored by the local NBC affiliate. She has been an Ed Tech innovator in her district for over 15 years. She was, most recently, named... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 911

10:00am

Dynamic Lessons Promoting Innovation and Creativity using Google Apps
Start with exploring core services, then see examples of dynamic lessons combining the various Google Apps for Education. Innovate and facilitate inquiry and project based learning in your classroom.

Speakers

Saturday October 5, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 922

10:00am

iPad Management 1:1 Tips & Tricks Using Lightspeed Mobile Manager.
3 Essential Questions 1. How can you manage iPads with teachers and Principals? 2. What are some Tips and tricks with Mobile Manager? 3. What can Educators and IT can agree on?

Speakers
avatar for Henry Danielson

Henry Danielson

Director of Technology, Coast Unified School District
Henry Danielson has been the Director of Technology for Coast Unified School District for eleven years. Henry has been a professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for ten years, he currently teaches a course entitled Adolescence and Technology. I have a self-destructive aversion to low-hanging fruit! | My Google Doc on MakerSpace! | https://docs.google.com/document/d/14v076byH_eidGFr0HLIy3V_fW0WjLPFClrLQ6vzCVz8/edit?usp=sharing


Saturday October 5, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 919

10:00am

Role-Playing in the Classroom: Blending the Arts and Technology

Rediscover your hidden Spielberg and learn how to integrate role-playing and technology throughout your curriculum. You'll uncover ideas for transforming the worksheet and scantron driven classroom into one where the arts, common core, and technology take center stage.



Speakers
avatar for John Miller

John Miller

Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
John is a middle school history teacher and Minecraft curriculum developer. He is also a Google Innovator and CUE Lead Learner with over 20 years classroom experience. John holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, is a contributor to the book "An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft in the Classroom" (2014) and is co-author of "Unofficial Minecraft Labs for Kids"(2016). | | John blogs regularly about his experiences designing and... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Room 912

11:00am

Educational Blogging: Flattening the Classroom Walls!
In this session I'll share how to successfully integrate technology and learning through global collaborations. Discover how your students can become global citizens!

Speakers
avatar for Linda Yollis

Linda Yollis

Teacher, Las Virgenes USD
Linda has been a teacher for over 28 years and currently teaches 3rd grade in the Los Angeles area. She is curious by nature and a lifelong learner. Linda holds a Master's Degree in Integrating Technology in the Classroom.  | Linda was an early adopter of classroom blogging and continues to champion the use of blogs to reach students in her class and around the world. Her blog, yollisclassblog.blogspot.com, receives tens of thousands of... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 911

11:00am

Google Forms: May the Forms be With you
Take Google Forms to the next level. Create quizzes, instant feedback quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment dropboxes. Use Flubaroo to autograde, Create self-grading rubrics and much more. Want images in your Google Form? Now you can, come learn how.

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 October 5, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 922

11:00am

Q&A session about the direction of MDM and iOS 7 management for Apple mobile devices in Education.
An informational presentation about Apple's iOS 7 and the new ways it can be managed with Mobile Device Management (MDM) services. Planning, procedures, timing, and implementation for taking advantage of the new iOS as it rolls out in the fall of 2013 and will affect new installations of iOS devices.

Speakers

Saturday October 5, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 919

11:00am

Video-Modeling to Support Instruction
This session will provide a brief introduction to the evidence-based practice of video-modleing. The three forms of video modeling will be introduced along with a task analysis guide and example of how to use the practice in the classroom. Time permitting, attendees will be able to begin creating a model of their own.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Herndandez

Pam Herndandez

Superintendent, San Antonio Union Elementary School District


Saturday October 5, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 912

11:00am

YouTube on Your Side
Participants will learn how to leverage YouTube tools in their classes. Including how to make playlists, editing videos, create channels, and more. Did you know there is a YouTube for Schools?

Speakers
avatar for Joe Donahue

Joe Donahue

Director of Engineering, Crane Country Day School
STEAM curriculum coordinator. I am creating a new engineering department at a private K-8 school in Santa Barbara. The new department will has a new, large maker space which I am currently designing and equipping. | Google for Education Certified Educator | Google for Education Certified Innovator | CUE Lead Learner | Common Sense Media Certified Lead Learner


Saturday October 5, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 910

12:00pm

LUNCH
Saturday October 5, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Auditorium

1:00pm

Digital Educational Movies and Video Stories in Student’s Home Language
Using technology to produce digital movies of personal stories narrated in their home language (English, Spanish, Mixteco, or Zapoteca), poems, songs or academic digital movies using pictures, drawings and animation. 

Speakers

Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 918

1:00pm

Google Drive is so easy a first grader can use it
Who says first graders can't use technology? Who would rather teach integrated content and exactly what the student needs rather than just to the pacing guide? With Google Drive, you can!
This is a basic Google Drive session. We will take a tour through Google Drive, stopping at Documents, Presentation, Spreadsheets, Forms and Drawing. It is so simple and practical. Feel free to bring your own ideas to share!

Speakers
avatar for Juli Kimbley

Juli Kimbley

Program Specialist, CUE
I am a Professional Learning Specialist for CUE Inc and handle many of the projects that come through the CUE doors. I write and design mathematics curricula for Fresno Unified, am contributing author for Focus on the Family, providing Early Childhood Education articles and author of five books. I have been a lifelong educator and have devoted the past 30 years to education, teaching my own kids as well as working in various settings, such as... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 919

1:00pm

Minecraft: Transforming education one block at a time
Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world. Learn how to leverage the education version to design and develop a unique, and customizable world where students take collaboration and problem solving to another level. MinecraftEdu makes setting up and running your own classroom server a snap while providing powerful and simple to use teacher tools such as inworld assignments, mods, and customizable non-player characters. Witness how Common Core and STEM lessons can be embedded within any world you or your students create.

Speakers
avatar for Henry Danielson

Henry Danielson

Director of Technology, Coast Unified School District
Henry Danielson has been the Director of Technology for Coast Unified School District for eleven years. Henry has been a professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for ten years, he currently teaches a course entitled Adolescence and Technology. I have a self-destructive aversion to low-hanging fruit! | My Google Doc on MakerSpace! | https://docs.google.com/document/d/14v076byH_eidGFr0HLIy3V_fW0WjLPFClrLQ6vzCVz8/edit?usp=sharing
avatar for John Miller

John Miller

Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
John is a middle school history teacher and Minecraft curriculum developer. He is also a Google Innovator and CUE Lead Learner with over 20 years classroom experience. John holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, is a contributor to the book "An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft in the Classroom" (2014) and is co-author of "Unofficial Minecraft Labs for Kids"(2016). | | John blogs regularly about his experiences designing and... Read More →
avatar for Chris Scott

Chris Scott

Relentless Educator, Minecrafter Camp
Chris Scott is a father of 3, Google for Education Trainer and Innovator and is proud to have recently published Minecraft Labs for Kids, a book that helps adults connect with their Minecraft loving kids.


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 912

1:00pm

The Coolest Creation Apps
You will learn how to use and incorporate several (FREE) iOS Apps into your classroom. These Apps will allow you and your students to create content for more meaningful lessons. 

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Nowakowski

Lisa Nowakowski

5th Grade, Arts Magnet School
Lisa teaches at King City Arts Magnet School. She is a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, and has presented at CUE RockStar events in California. She was in the first cohort for Innovative Educators Advanced Studies Certificate and a Leading Edge educator. In 2010 Lisa was awarded the Crystal Apple Award sponsored by the local NBC affiliate. She has been an Ed Tech innovator in her district for over 15 years. She was, most recently, named... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 911

1:00pm

The Math of Khan (with apologies to Trekkies)
Most educators are aware of the Khan Academy's vast list of instructional videos. But the Khan Academy has an entire program that can be used to help students and teachers monitor and master the full math curriculum. Khan Academy has also mapped their program to the Common Core. This session will introduce participants to the Khan Academy's powerful program

Speakers
avatar for Joe Donahue

Joe Donahue

Director of Engineering, Crane Country Day School
STEAM curriculum coordinator. I am creating a new engineering department at a private K-8 school in Santa Barbara. The new department will has a new, large maker space which I am currently designing and equipping. | Google for Education Certified Educator | Google for Education Certified Innovator | CUE Lead Learner | Common Sense Media Certified Lead Learner


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 910

1:00pm

Word Clouds and Beyond
Common Core meets communication. Learn about word clouds generators, such as Wordle, as well as a vocal profiler. Learn how these Web tools enable student creativity and focus on communication.

Speakers
PJ

Patricia Judd

Pat teaches 6th grade math and science at Chalone Peaks Middle School in King City. | She believes that technology should be seamlessly embedded into all aspects of the academic day for her students rather than added on as a supplement to lessons. Pat has used GAFE in her classroom for the last 4 years. Her students use Google Docs, Slides, Forms, and Spreadsheets in addition to other multimedia programs such as GoAnimate and Educreations to... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Room 922

2:00pm

Create Amazing Book Trailer Videos with Animoto....for FREE!
Let your students share their understanding and enthusiasm for a great novel by creating a book trailer video.  Participants will receive instructions, student handouts, rubrics, and ideas for sharing videos.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Jarvis

Eric Jarvis

Sixth-Grade STEAM Teacher, San Luis Coastal Unified School District
Professionally: I LOVE being a classroom teacher and incorporate lots of projects and technology into my instruction. Types of tech I integrate include the following: variety of video technology, Moodle, WordPress, Student Response Systems, Website development, Scratch, Animoto, Prezi, MobiView, and MORE. Personally: I love spending time with my wife and son, underwater photography, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, fishing, reading, and... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 918

2:00pm

Flip it Where
So, you want to Flip your classroom?
You've created screencasts, presentations, and curated resource links, but where will you put them? Create and edit a free website for your classroom quickly and easily using Weebly. 

Speakers
avatar for Juli Kimbley

Juli Kimbley

Program Specialist, CUE
I am a Professional Learning Specialist for CUE Inc and handle many of the projects that come through the CUE doors. I write and design mathematics curricula for Fresno Unified, am contributing author for Focus on the Family, providing Early Childhood Education articles and author of five books. I have been a lifelong educator and have devoted the past 30 years to education, teaching my own kids as well as working in various settings, such as... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 919

2:00pm

Moodle Projects Palooza: Tips & Tricks from K12 Teachers
Educators in the Masters of EdTech program at National University create 4-weeks of instruction using Moodle for their final masters’ projects. See dozens of examples in this Moodle Palooza Presentation!

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Professor of EdTech, National University
I am passionate about connecting the digital dots with new technologies and learning theory. I love friends and colleagues who have consistently pushed, innovated, schmoozed, and created their own digital dots. Techno-Innovators such as Peter Reynolds, Barbara Bray, David and Norma Thornburg, Sara Armstrong, Roger Wagner, Gary Stager, Colleagues Dee Fabry & Valerie Amber, Fablevision Friends, CUE Board Members, Robert Craven, Ken Shelton, San... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 911

2:00pm

Organizing & Scaffolding Resources for PBL
If you teach through Project Based Learning, then this is the session for you! In this 50 mins we will answer the essential question: How can we as PBL facilitators organize and scaffold the building of knowledge and skills with organized online tools? You will have the opportunity to create an eSquish page and share resources and tools with other computer using educators. If possible please bring the names and/or URL’s of your favorite online resources and tools to share.

Speakers

Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 922

2:00pm

Scratch 2.0, Coding, and Computational Thinking
Scratch 2.0 is the latest web-based version of the Scratch programming language from M.I.T. Learn the basics of Scratch and how it can help students understand the connection between computer programming and important problem solving skills. Computational thinking can help students succeed no matter what their future holds.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Donahue

Joe Donahue

Director of Engineering, Crane Country Day School
STEAM curriculum coordinator. I am creating a new engineering department at a private K-8 school in Santa Barbara. The new department will has a new, large maker space which I am currently designing and equipping. | Google for Education Certified Educator | Google for Education Certified Innovator | CUE Lead Learner | Common Sense Media Certified Lead Learner


Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 910

2:00pm

Supporting Your Practice with the Cloud and Social Media
Use Gmail, Google Drive and Chrome as student learning tools. Use YouTube and Spotify to create a rich multimedia accompaniment to your teaching. Creatively use social media to strengthen your classroom culture.

Speakers
avatar for Marc Townsend

Marc Townsend

Middle School Teacher, Video Gamer, Comic Con go-er.


Saturday October 5, 2013 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Room 912

2:50pm

Closing Remarks and Drawing
Closing remarks, evaluation link, and prize drawing. Must be present to win!

Saturday October 5, 2013 2:50pm - 2:55pm
Auditorium