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Saturday, November 3
 

7:30am

Check-in, Name Badge, Drinks & Snacks
Saturday November 3, 2018 7:30am - 8:30am
I Street Entrance

8:00am

First-Timers: SDCUE Tips & Tricks
Saturday November 3, 2018 8:00am - 8:20am
401

8:30am

25 Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom
This session is a fast paced romp through the tricks and tools that have worked best in my 1:1 classroom. Areas of exploration include, differentiation, assessment, efficiency, collaboration and more. (Google alert: There's a lot of Googly things in here.)

Speakers
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School
Jen Roberts is a high school English teacher, a Google Certified Innovator, and the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. She is also adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego where she teaches pre-service teachers about learning and technology... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
402

8:30am

Amplifying Student Voices: Things Students Wish Teachers Knew #GUHSDcares
In this interactive session hosted by GUHSD librarians, a student panel will reflect on videos and written testimonies by students, administrators, and counselors and candidly discuss their deepest secrets about technology, reading, mental health, relationships with school personnel, and what inspires them about learning.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Macceca

Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
I've taught high school, college and graduate school in the last 22 years in both English, Spanish, and Teacher Education. I'm currently a Teacher Librarian at Valhalla High School. I'm also the AP Coordinator, and I score exams for the College Board. I am most interested in reading... Read More →
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Teacher Librarian, Grossmont Union High School District
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitating... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1404

8:30am

Beyond Scratch: Computer Game Development without Coding
Want to give your students a taste of computer game development that goes beyond the toy-environments you've already seen? See how to use Fungus/Unity3D and Construct 3, two free platforms that bring cool game creation within reach of non-coders.

Speakers
avatar for Bernie Dodge

Bernie Dodge

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


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1408

8:30am

Boosting Achievement and Closing Gaps with Diverse Learners
In general and special education classrooms, teachers will have students with various needs, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities. In this session, participants will be introduced and have time to explore tech-based tools that will support and bridge gaps in reading and writing for these students.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Barnett

Angela Barnett

3rd grade teacher, ELA/ELD site lead, Tech site lead, Teacher Induction Mentor, ABCUSD
avatar for Kristin Oropeza

Kristin Oropeza

Technology TOSA, Little Lake City School District
I’m a former Special Education teacher turned Technolgy TOSA. I have a soft spot in my heart for #ELLs, #SPED, and K-2 littles. I ❤️ Twitter, graphic design, hand lettering, and working on the #CUELA Board of Directors.


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1409

8:30am

Creating Workforce Ready Students
What skillset will be relevant to students in the future. We have created a vocational pathway to ensure that students develop the fundamentals skill for future employment.

Speakers

Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
409

8:30am

Digital Portfolios: SeeSaw & ClassDojo
Looking for student accountability? Looking for a way to better connect parents to the classroom? Come learn about digital portfolios! You will leave knowing two different types of portfolios & create your own class portfolios to use back in the classroom on Monday morning!

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Durschlag

Amanda Durschlag

Juniper Elementary School- EUSD


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1454

8:30am

Embedding Voice: Infusing Presentation Literacy into Your Classroom Routine
We’ll explore ways to help kids prepare for their future, by honing presentation literacy skills in every facet of their education. From peer conversations, to audience presentations, we’ll discuss ways to help students be creative, powerful and engaging, as they share ideas with the world.

Speakers
avatar for Paige Greenfeld

Paige Greenfeld

DLP Instructional Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I'm a Title I Instructional Coach at Anza Elementary School in Cajon Valley Union School District. I am passionate about including EVERY child in the learning process and helping students access curriculum and knowledge. I love collaborating with others and learning new things.
avatar for Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright

Instructional Coach, EmSTEAM Middle School
I am a mom of 2, a teacher, facilitator and technology guru. I enjoy connecting with others to share and develop ideas!


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
408

8:30am

Foster Creativity through Keynote
Keynote is more than a presentation tool, it gives students a powerful way to visually think through ideas and stories. Explore the new features of Keynote and how they can be used to foster excitement and creativity in your classes.*Please bring a Macbook or iPad with iOS12 and Keynote updated to get the most out of the session!*

Speakers
avatar for Kendell Middlebrook

Kendell Middlebrook

Teacher/ EdTech, Cathedral Catholic High School
I teach Forensic Science at Cathedral Catholic High School. I am also the Assistant Director of Educational Technology CCHS where our team helps teachers integrate technology in meaningful ways into their curriculum. Cathedral Catholic High School is a 1:1 iPad school in its 8th year... Read More →
avatar for Samantha Olsen

Samantha Olsen

STEM Coordinator and Science Teacher, Mater Dei High School
Samantha is the STEM coordinator at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, CA. She currently teaches Marine Biology, Intro to Coding, and Intro to App Development classes, and has also taught Anatomy and Physiology. She is an Apple Teacher, and loves to incorporate anything with technology... Read More →



Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1458

8:30am

From Consumable to Digital: Touchscreen Chromebooks in the Math Classroom
Learn about how a 7-12 district gradually implemented touchscreen Chromebooks to replace consumable instructional materials. Discover our challenges, successes, and the evolution of the program over two years. We will share strategies for monitoring the implementation, supporting teachers, and a variety of websites and digital tools for going digital.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Silverwood

Julie Silverwood

Math Teacher, San Dieguito Union High School District
avatar for Amy Springstead

Amy Springstead

Teacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development, San Dieguito Union High School District
16 years high school math teaching experience | Teacher on Special Assignment for Professional Development since 2016


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
404

8:30am

From Dreamer to Doer: Green Screen
There’s never been a higher demand for talented designers and video producers. Visual art is where it's at! In this session, learn how to create original videos and images using green screen technology to change backgrounds. Your design path starts here.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Smith

Amy Smith

Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1453

8:30am

Getting Started with Project-Based Learning
Have you been wondering how to get started with Project Based Learning? In this session you will learn about PBL basics and how to access PBL resources to get yourself prepared to transform learning in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

Jo-Ann Fox

Instructional Coach, Escondido Union School District
Jo-Ann is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Jo-Ann was tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes the development of creative confidence in all students and... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1405

8:30am

HyperDoc How-To
Attendees will see examples of HyperDocs and how they were used in upper elementary classrooms and have a chance to create their own.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Oliver

Kim Oliver

4th/5th grade teacher, San Diego Unified School District
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Debra Thigpen

5th Grade Teacher, Jefferson IB STEAM Magnet School


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
406

8:30am

Innovative Leadership from Any Seat
All learners need the chance to meet high standards and reach their full potential. Innovation is a MINDSET that helps improve learning experiences for everyone allowing this to happen. Innovative leadership can happen from any seat. During this workshop we will discuss what it takes to become an innovative leader.

Speakers
avatar for Erin English

Erin English

Executive Director of Innovation, San Diego County Office of Education
My goal is to make sure all children are given the tools that they need to become productive, participating, self actualized adults.
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Frank English

Vice Principal, Santa Margarita School Oceanside Unified School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1403

8:30am

Mathematical Thinking Matters!
Take a look into a child’s mathematical thinking through Counting Collections! Observing children count gives you a unique look into their organizational system & strategies for counting. It helps guide next steps for developing number sense for all ages.

Speakers

Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
403

8:30am

Projects That Light Up
Learn how to light up your students' projects with paper circuits. This is a hands-on session where you will create a project with LEDs.

Speakers
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Yoko Obata

Teacher, Garvey School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
407

8:30am

Ready? MindSET. Go!
You’ve heard the Design Thinking buzz! You’re ready to dive in! Wondering where to start? Join us for student mindset strategies that create a Design Thinking classroom culture. Leave with 3 activities you can immediately use to launch or deepen Design Thinking in your K-8 classroom.

Speakers
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Kate Daniel

Del Mar Union School District
avatar for Holly Morey

Holly Morey

Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1406

8:30am

Student-Centered STEM Lab for Grades 3-5
Attendees will gather ideas for creating a student-centered STEM Lab, where students are responsible for their own learning, and take responsibility for the Lab space itself. A STEM Lab website, schedule ideas, material recommendations, and student hyperdocs will be available for attendees to explore and take with them.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Love-Fleck

Heather Love-Fleck

EdTech TOSA, OUSD
Heather Love-Fleck is an EdTech TOSA for Oceanside Unified School District. She provides support in the area of educational technology, helping teachers and students implement tech as a tool to meet learning objectives. Heather has been teaching for 11 years, working with students... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1455

8:30am

Students and Teachers on an EDventure of Learning!
Discover a blended approach to bring the STEAM model to your campus, and provide opportunities for personalized professional development! In this engaging presentation, you will hear how a Title 1 site fostered a culture of learning among students and teachers. Participants will leave with resources to implement at their sites.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Henig

Rebecca Henig

Instructional Coach, San Marcos Elementary/San Marcos Unified
I've been a classroom teacher in 2nd and 4th grade for 13 years, and the past 2 years an Instructional Coach at San Marcos Elementary School. I am passionate about finding innovative ways to inspire teachers and students! Focusing on Personalized PD for our staff has been the best... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Wallace

Stephanie Wallace

Principal, San Marcos Elementary


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
401

8:30am

Teaching Students to "Student" With Executive Function Skills
Ever feel like your students are bright but can't seem to apply it? Explore the world of executive function skills---those invisible, usually-untaught necessary abilities like organization, initiation, self-management, planning ahead and more! We will learn techniques to both teach and coach EF skills in our students!

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Kesty

Sarah Kesty

Education Specialist, Castle Park Middle
I specialize in teaching executive functioning and supporting students with ADHD and learning differences!



Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1459

8:30am

Tech Tool Smackdown
This Smackdown is an interactive, fast-paced, competition highlighting the best technology tools across all content areas and grade levels. Learn about each of the different tools and how they can be used in your instructional environment.

Speakers
avatar for Julie Garcia

Julie Garcia

Resource Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
Technology Resource teacher for SDUSD's 1:1 Program.
avatar for Lauren Leathers

Lauren Leathers

Instructional Technology Coach, SDUSD


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1456

8:30am

The Simplest Secret to Scaling Innovation
Charged with getting ALL teachers to adopt new techniques and tools? Facing resistance? Learn secrets to turn resistance into enthusiasm. Leave with concrete ideas and next steps to get everyone on board with your vision.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Kootman

Dave Kootman

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


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1457

8:30am

Using iPad Apps to Amplify Student Creativity and Collaboration
This session will explore various apps that allow students to express their individual creativity and/or enhance collaboration with others. Some apps that we will be exploring include Clips, Flipgrid, Keynote, Notability, Pages, and ThingLink. Through creative and collaborative apps, students gain a voice, gain confidence, and connect with others!

Speakers
avatar for Sara Osmus

Sara Osmus

Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
507

8:30am

Where to Access Primary Sources Online
One-to-one or a computer lab? Primary source materials are easily accessible online. This poster session will show teachers some of the best digital resources for Document Based Questions (DBQs) and inquiry designed learning. UPDATED to include materials and worksheets for teaching California and world history as well as US history.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
1407

9:30am

Asynchronous Role Play: Deep Learning of Complex Topics Online
How do you teach about topics with multiple, conflicting viewpoints online? How can you prepare students for the gray areas that prevail in adult working life? This session will show you how to design a multi-day online experience with realistic roles, authentic conflicts, and guidance towards reaching common ground.

Speakers
avatar for Bernie Dodge

Bernie Dodge

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


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1408

9:30am

Bright Futures. Endless Possibilities.
Thinking about transforming a shared space into an innovation lab? Come learn how Poway Unified School District is creating a replicable model. The Pomerado Elementary Launch Lab is designed to help students select learning experiences that connect their strengths, interests, and values to specific careers through hands-on explorations.

Speakers
avatar for Brenda Gillies

Brenda Gillies

Innovation Coach, Poway Unified School District
avatar for Mike Gizzo

Mike Gizzo

Innovation Coach, Poway Unified School Districrt


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1457

9:30am

Call of the Wild
In this workshop, we’ll channel our inner first grade scientist as we explore the life science section of California NGSS’s Instructional Segment 2. We’ll review what the three NGSS dimensions are and how they look with our young scientists. We'll also look at tech tools that are a great match for NGSS.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Flaherty

Maria Flaherty

STEM TOSA, San Onofre School
After being a classroom teacher for 30 years, I became an Instructional TOSA. Two years ago, I continued the journey as a STEM TOSA. Exploring the technological and innovative possibilities and ways to make learning relevant has been an exciting adventure. Thanks to our wonderful... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
407

9:30am

Coding to Create Science Simulations
This session will show how students can use coding tools to create realistic scientific simulations. These simulations and experiments address the Next Generation Science Standards. Attendees will be presented with examples and learn how and when to use these types of simulations with their students.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Moss

Scott Moss

Instructional Technology Outreach Coordinator, Los Angeles County Office of Education
I have worked in public education for 30 years and in higher education for 20 years. I work as an Instructional Technology Outreach Consultant for the Los Angeles County Office of Education. I've taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels. I have had educational management... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1455

9:30am

Designing with G-Suite 2018
In this session, educators will learn how to design using G-Suite. G-Suite offers a variety of tools which allow teachers and students to design and be creative. Find out how these tools can be used to create interactive lessons, infographics, logos, e-magazines, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Raul Cortez

Raul Cortez

CTE Teacher/Google Certified Trainer, Diego Hills Central Charter School
I am a Google Certified Trainer with a passion for EdTech! I earned a Master's Degree in Education in 2011. I have been teaching digital literacy since 2012, working with all age groups and skill levels. With so many online tools available; my goal is to help individuals sort through... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
406

9:30am

Innovative Lessons for the MS Art & ELA Classroom
Technology alone is not enough-it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities,...that make our heart sing." -Steve Jobs. This steAm workshop will integrate VAPA and ELA standards in innovative ways to engage students with creative thinking skills and a divergent way of student expression.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Dixon

Christine Dixon

Innovation Coordinator TOSA, Double Peak K8 School
Christine Dixon is the Innovation Coordinator TOSA for Double Peak K8 School in San Marcos Unified School District. She leads the Innovation Program for all TK-8 grades in the area of technology, coding, robotics, engineering, design thinking, and making in the school’s Makerspace... Read More →
avatar for Heidi Kniseley

Heidi Kniseley

Art/Inquiry Teacher, San Marcos Unified School District
Visual Art


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1453

9:30am

Nobody Flops with Flipgrid: Video to Amplify All Student Voices
Schools set high goals to make learning visible to all students. Flipgrid focuses students’ to reflect on thinking, set learning goals, and seek feedback from the posts of their peers. This session is for attendees who want to experience Flipgrid, set up a free account, and begin using it immediately.

Speakers
avatar for Pamela Rabin

Pamela Rabin

San Diego Unified School District Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, SDUSD, Department of Instructional Technology
Project Specialist Educational Technology @ SDCOE, computer geek SDCUE board-treasurer, TK-3 enthusiast, masters swimmer and rough water complainer, amateur cyclist (I'm getting better) “Why a four-year-old child could understand this report, run out and find me a four-year-old... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1456

9:30am

OER Resources, Guidelines, and Practices
Using Open Educational Resources (OER) is challenging and still somewhat controversial. However, in order to personalize instructional practices and move towards deeper learning experiences, we need to know where to get relevant, high quality content for our students. OER repositories and the legal guidelines for using OER will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Erin English

Erin English

Executive Director of Innovation, San Diego County Office of Education
My goal is to make sure all children are given the tools that they need to become productive, participating, self actualized adults.
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Frank English

Vice Principal, Santa Margarita School Oceanside Unified School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1403

9:30am

Project-Based Learning in the ELA Classroom
Are you an ELA teacher looking to inspire literacy skills through the use of Project Based Learning? This session will help you understand the basics of PBL, how you can embed CCSS in reading and writing into a PBL classroom, and how technology can help organize the stages of PBL.

Speakers
avatar for Jo-Ann Fox

Jo-Ann Fox

Instructional Coach, Escondido Union School District
Jo-Ann is an Instructional Coach at a new innovative school called Quantum Academy at the Nicolaysen Center. Jo-Ann was tasked with the incredible job of researching and designing Quantum Academy. Quantum Academy promotes the development of creative confidence in all students and... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1405

9:30am

Scaffolding Without Spoonfeeding When Teaching Research
Teaching research is a challenge that requires providing students with a balance of enough guidance and freedom. What is considered spoonfeeding? What specific scaffolds can we provide? Learn how we’ve observed students struggle when it comes to research and our attempts to help them grow.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

Teacher Librarian, El Cajon Valley High School
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to demonstrate their learning through digital portfolio curation. Currently I'm working on ways to collect and display... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Macceca

Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
I've taught high school, college and graduate school in the last 22 years in both English, Spanish, and Teacher Education. I'm currently a Teacher Librarian at Valhalla High School. I'm also the AP Coordinator, and I score exams for the College Board. I am most interested in reading... Read More →
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Teacher Librarian, Grossmont Union High School District
Having worked in middle school, high school, and higher ed - and as a classroom teacher, classified employee, and administrator - I now mash my varied experiences into my work as a high school teacher librarian in the Grossmont Union High School District. I care about facilitating... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1404

9:30am

STEAMing with Washington and Jefferson
One-to-one or a computer lab? Trying to introduce more cross-curriculum lessons into your social studies/history classrooms? This poster session will show teachers some STEAM activities for use in social studies classroom using Washington and Jefferson’s ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1407

9:30am

The Student Learning Journey from Reflection to Exhibition
Participants will learn how to effectively use digital tools for student portfolios as a vehicle for generating feedback and facilitating a student-driven Exhibition of Learning. Opportunities for students to contribute their ideas to the world, and receive feedback from an authentic audience, leads to higher levels of motivation, engagement and promotes educational equity. Participants will see examples of student portfolios and Exhibitions of Learning from the Del Mar Union School District. Using digital resources to open the opportunity to curate and exhibit the learning journey for all students, will inspire participants to transform the way students demonstrate their story.

Speakers
avatar for Holly Morey

Holly Morey

Del Mar Union School District
avatar for Sarah Raskin

Sarah Raskin

Design Engineer, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
1406

9:30am

TOSA to Admin: The Potential, The Process, The Preparation
TOSAs and Instructional Coaches are already seen as leaders, but some are ready to take on the next adventure as an administrator. A former TOSA shares her first year experience as Vice Principal and shares resources for those looking to journey down the admin path. http://bit.ly/tosatoadmin

Speakers
avatar for Tiffani Brown

Tiffani Brown

Vice Principal, Santee School District
@SanteeSchDist, JH Teacher, SDCUE VP, Jet Setter, Google Trainer, Edtech Jedi, let's talk about Star Wars.


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
408

9:30am

Using iPad Apps to Amplify Student Creativity and Collaboration
This session will explore various apps that allow students to express their individual creativity and/or enhance collaboration with others. Some apps that we will be exploring include Clips, Flipgrid, Keynote, Notability, Pages, and ThingLink. Through creative and collaborative apps, students gain a voice, gain confidence, and connect with others!

Speakers
avatar for Sara Osmus

Sara Osmus

Cathedral Catholic High School


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
507

9:30am

Interactive Maker Projects with Chromebooks
Learn how to bring models and posterboard projects to interactive digital life to display movie clips and websites with Chromebooks. Go through the steps of making a project that can be replicated in your classrooms using HyperDuino kits that include the HyperDuino, touch sensors, LEDs and more. (Session sponsored by HyperDuino.)

Speakers
avatar for Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner

Founder & Inventor, HyperDuino MakerBit
Former physics, chemistry and math teacher, designer of HyperStudio. Named by Technology & Learning Magazine as one of the top 5 "Most Important Educational Technology Gurus of the Past Two Decades". Recently served on the Board of Directors of a state educational technology organization... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
409

9:30am

A Day in the Life of a Techie TK Teacher
Learn how to use technology to help guide your entire day in TK (or K)! Transitions, quick mini lessons, movement, and more! I will model a day and then give you hands-on time to try it yourself!

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Ibrahim

Stephanie Ibrahim

Innovation Coach, Cajon Valley


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
1459

9:30am

All Maker, No Space!
Design Thinking, Genius Hour, Puppets, Make-To-Write, Novel Engineering, Earth Solutions, and Programming and Coding! Sounds great, but nobody has space for that! Reinvent your classroom environment and mindset to allow such advances!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Eveland

Kelly Eveland

Teacher, Sycamore Canyon School


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
1458

9:30am

Bloxels, Be a Game Programmer and Designer
Participants will learn how to use a Bloxel kit with students to enable them to program a video game on their iPad which can be shared on line. Students can design a game arena and characters through the use of colored blocks. They can design foreground, background, and animated characters. They can develop a story line with text. (If you would like to try the APP on your own ipad or phone, please come with the APP already downloaded to save time and internet. I will bring some ipads with me.)

Speakers
avatar for Kim Buhler

Kim Buhler

teacher, Quantum Academy
Elementary Teacher for more than 30 years. Taught EDTEC2U sessions in Escondido. Long time CUE member. Hosted student presenters at San Diego and National CUE conferences. Taught many San Diego and National Cue workshops.


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
1454

9:30am

Flipping the Science Lesson Plan
Participants will gain knowledge about the 5E Learning Cycle and how to create a hyperdoc lesson plan that supports the NGSS standards.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Barnett

Angela Barnett

3rd grade teacher, ELA/ELD site lead, Tech site lead, Teacher Induction Mentor, ABCUSD
avatar for Kristin Oropeza

Kristin Oropeza

Technology TOSA, Little Lake City School District
I’m a former Special Education teacher turned Technolgy TOSA. I have a soft spot in my heart for #ELLs, #SPED, and K-2 littles. I ❤️ Twitter, graphic design, hand lettering, and working on the #CUELA Board of Directors.


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
1409

9:30am

Level Up: The Non-Gamer's Guide to Gamifying the Classroom
Ready to level-up your classroom? Meet gamification and game-based learning (GBL). In this highly engaging and interactive workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of leveraging play to create classrooms where students want to be! Come explore the design process and learn how to create your own classroom game.

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Arevalo

Andrew Arevalo

4th Grade GATE Teacher, McCabe Union Elementary School District
Andrew Arevalo, known as Gameboydrew, is a game-designer, speaker, and fourth-grade GATE teacher in a rural, border-based community out in El Centro, California. As a former GATE student himself, Andrew is passionate about leveraging blended learning, the power of play, and design... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
404

9:30am

Micro:Bits in the Elementary Classroom
Micro:Bits are low cost multi-use microcomputers, packed with options for coding and creativity. I will share how they can be utilized in almost every content area with students as young as 2nd grade. This session will include hands on activities to try and to use right away. At about $20-$25 each, Microbits are easy to acquire through grants or other funding. The main coding site has a built in emulator that allows students to test their code before loading onto the device. We will explore the basics and share some of the many ways to challenge your students in coding. 

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Anastasio

Laurie Anastasio

Teacher / Tech Lead, San Elijo Elementary
Google for Education Certified Trainer | Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 | Code.org Facilitator | Global Codeathon North America Lead Teacher | Third grade teacher and tech lead teacher at San Elijo Elementary. I started our after school technology mentor program at San Elijo... Read More →



Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
401

9:30am

Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi
In this session you will learning practical ways of integrating computer science into your classroom. The Raspberry Pi is a $35 micro-computer that allows us to interact with the outside world. We will be programming in Scratch and Python and introduce you to a few other tools on the Pi.

Speakers
avatar for Judy Blakeney

Judy Blakeney

English/CTE Teacher & Instructional Coach, Capistrano Unified SD
Judy Blakeney is a Google Certifed Trainer and Innovator, with a passion for strength based education. She works as a middle school English/CTE Teacher and Instructional Coach at Aliso Viejo Middle School. She has a passion for self-directed learning using social media, particularly... Read More →
avatar for Kyle Wilke

Kyle Wilke

SAI Teacher, Santiago STEAM Magnet School
Kyle Wilke is a 5/6 Special Education Teacher at Valencia Elementary. He is a Raspberry Pi Certified Educator and a Code Club Facilitator.


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
403

9:30am

The Forms Awaken: Google Forms Will Be With You
Long ago in a galaxy...Oh, heck, we are going to build and share some beautiful forms. There will be forms that self score, forms to track progress, forms that keep you organized, and more. Learn more today and the forms will be with you always.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Roberts

Jen Roberts

Teacher/Author, Point Loma High School
Jen Roberts is a high school English teacher, a Google Certified Innovator, and the co-author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning. She is also adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego where she teaches pre-service teachers about learning and technology... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 9:30am - 11:15am
402

10:30am

A Class with an IMPACT: Empowering Students with a Pedagogy of Purpose
Teachers and students can work together to lead a powerful change in education and in our communities. By motivating students to use their reactions to our academic material, we can inspire our classes to use their creativity and skills to make an impact on their community, thereby having an impact on the students as well.

Speakers
avatar for Marisa Thompson

Marisa Thompson

High School ELA Teacher & Professional Development Instructor, Carlsbad Unified & USD PCE
I blog about what works best for me and my students on unlimitedteacher.com. With more than a dozen years of classroom experience, I support other teachers as a University of San Diego professional development instructor, a conference presenter, and a designated cooperating teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1457

10:30am

Design Thinking Like a Tech-Savvy Scientist
Science, Mathematics, Art, Technology and Design Thinking create a multidimensional approach to teaching systems thinking and hands on collaborative skills to help students bring their ideas to life.

Speakers
avatar for Paula Intravaia

Paula Intravaia

Design Engineer, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1406

10:30am

Designing Chromebook Activities in Docs
1996 called, it wants it worksheet back! Let's face it, the era of the digital worksheet has swept through our schools. So, what are we going to do about it? This session mixes pedagogy with ways to make your Google Docs look like they belong in this century.

Speakers
avatar for Dan McDowell

Dan McDowell

Director, Instructional Resources, GUHSD
Dan is the Director of Instructional Technology for the Grossmont Union High School District. He spent 18 years in the classroom as a history and photography teacher at West Hills HS. In 2008, he was selected as a district teacher of the year. Dan serves as an educational technology... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1405

10:30am

Designing with G-Suite 2018
In this session, educators will learn how to design using G-Suite. G-Suite offers a variety of tools which allow teachers and students to design and be creative. Find out how these tools can be used to create interactive lessons, infographics, logos, e-magazines, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Raul Cortez

Raul Cortez

CTE Teacher/Google Certified Trainer, Diego Hills Central Charter School
I am a Google Certified Trainer with a passion for EdTech! I earned a Master's Degree in Education in 2011. I have been teaching digital literacy since 2012, working with all age groups and skill levels. With so many online tools available; my goal is to help individuals sort through... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
406

10:30am

Digital Portfolios: Share Your Learning Story
Learn about the educational value of digital portfolios. Implementing digital portfolios is about placing more value on the learning process and providing more opportunities for students to own their learning. As students create and curate digital portfolios, they are communicating their learning stories.

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

Teacher Librarian, El Cajon Valley High School
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to demonstrate their learning through digital portfolio curation. Currently I'm working on ways to collect and display... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1404

10:30am

Google Slides: More Than a Presentation Tool
Forget presentations - Google Slides does more than you think! Make great looking newsletters? Showcase student learning? Quick and easy student journals? Choose your own adventure stories? Create an interactive study guide? The options are endless. Come explore the power and possibility of Google Slides.

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Santa Fe Christian Schools
Cynthia was an elementary school teacher for 9 years, teaching both 5th and 3rd grades. She worked her way through college as a computer technician and brought her love of technology into the classroom. She is now serving her school as an Ed Tech Coach and enjoys empowering other... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1455

10:30am

MAKEing The Future: Yellow School Bus to Mobile Makerspace
The "CVMaker537" is a mobile makerspace that originated as a district school bus. It now visits all schools in the Cajon Valley School District, providing our nearly 17,000 students equal access to STEAM education. Come learn how we did it, and how you can too!

Speakers
avatar for Katie Connolly

Katie Connolly

Categorical Program Facilitator, Cajon Valley Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1408

10:30am

Mobile Learning: Trends and Resources for K-12
Mobile Learning (mLearning) is no longer new but its large-scale and systematic implementation are still to be expected in formal education. We will provide an overview of mLearning's trends & resources that are available for K-12 curricula. These resources include both mobile apps and mobile content provided by some publishers.

Speakers
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Maureen Rymer

Sweetwater School District
avatar for Minjuan Wang

Minjuan Wang

Professor, San Diego State University


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
407

10:30am

Passion Projects to Build Writing and Information Literacy
Participants will walk through a roadmap for doing passion projects with their students while addressing ELA standards, building research skills, and developing competency with tech tools.

Speakers
avatar for Kimber Johnston

Kimber Johnston

Director of Technology, The Prentice School
Kimber is Director of Technology for a K-8 school specializing in students with learning differences. She is a Google certified Educator levels 1&2 and Google certified Trainer. Kimber loves to think of interesting ways to challenge her students while leveraging technology. Session... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1456

10:30am

Showcasing Student Work with Google Sites
Learn to use Google Sites to showcase and compile student work, collaborate and spur conversation, and encourage creativity and tech literacy.

Speakers
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John Jacobs

Scripps Ranch High


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1403

10:30am

Teaching Tough Topics with Tech: Slavery
Mount Vernon has innovative, free tools for teaching the power of George Washington’s eighteenth-century world. This interactive session highlights the resources available on their website to build lesson plans with an emphasis on teaching about slavery.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Pulido

Robin Pulido

Teacher, St. Rose of Lima School
I've been teaching since 1975, experiencing many changes in education, and have taught grades K-12. I am currently teaching grades K-8 computers, gr. 8 US history, and coaching the gr. 6-8 Academic Decathlon team. I love theatre, music, reading, travel, watching some sports, and learning... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1407

10:30am

Using Google Forms for Formative Assessment to Focus Student Learning
When you take on a math task-based lesson, how do you ensure student exposure to content without a lecture? See how you can use Google Forms for formative assessments to determine the focus of the next lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Dvora Celniker

Dvora Celniker

Canyon Crest Academy
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Jocelyn Peck

Canyon Crest Academy


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
1453

10:30am

2 Minutes to Accurate Reading Assessment
Assess reading ability in 2 minutes. Lexplore is an evidence-based, rapid reading assessment using eye-tracking technology and artificial intelligence to determine reading levels and instructional needs. Teachers save time while students think it’s fun and easy! Enjoy an interactive DEMO and play with this cutting edge technology. (Session sponsored by Lexplore.)

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Lazaro

Melissa Lazaro

Director of Sales, Lexplore
Melissa brings a blended career of business and education to Lexplore. She previously worked for Tesla, RSM Global and PLNU as a Communication professor for 15 years. She holds an M.A. in Communication, B.A. in Speech and received a Diploma in Spanish Language and Culture from the... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
507

10:30am

Integrating STEM through Collaborative Learning
Learn how to design a space and use utilize 21st Century learning tools to increase student engagment. (Session sponsored by Troxell.)

Speakers

Saturday November 3, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am
408

11:15am

Lunch
Saturday November 3, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
Student Lawn

12:15pm

Don’t Steal That! Copyright-Friendly Resources for Your Classroom
Teachers and students don’t need to violate copyright laws by downloading resources from the internet without permission. Free to use images, music, and video for multimedia projects are plentiful. Learn what you can use, where to find it, and how to cite it.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Instructional Technology Coach, Las Virgenes USD
Nancy is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and has a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and presents frequently at conferences. Nancy is one of the hosts of the TLC.ninja podcast. She blogs... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1458

12:15pm

How Might We Imagine a Future That Has Hope In It?
Participants will learn how to transform learning across K-12 classrooms to ensure Ed Tech equity, accessibility, and how to shape the future with our choices. Then they will be shown the process for integrating standards with common global issues. This session includes examples of empowered students from the Del Mar Union School District using the Design Thinking process to innovate solutions to address global needs. Participants will leave inspired to curate personalized learning experiences in their own instructional settings.

Speakers
avatar for Paula Intravaia

Paula Intravaia

Design Engineer, Del Mar Union School District
avatar for Sarah Raskin

Sarah Raskin

Design Engineer, Del Mar Union School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1406

12:15pm

Hyperdocs for Beginners
Introductions to the use of Hyperdocs in the classroom, what they are, how they can be used, different templates and styles.

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Finnegan

Jenny Finnegan

Innovation Coach, Greenfield Middle School
I taught middle school science for a little over a decade and decided to mix it up! In my new role as an Innovation Coach, working with the Dynamic Learning Project, I work to empower teachers to leverage technology in impactful ways!


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
507

12:15pm

Kinder-Tech #yestheycan
In this session you will leave understanding the basics of teaching young students how to log in with Google Apps for Education and the teaching process involved. We will share resources on how to balance the blended learning in your classroom and give you helpful tips for organizing your technology tools in the classroom. A must attend kinder session!

Speakers

Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
404

12:15pm

Master Class(room)
A step-by-step guide to using Google Classroom's newest features and tips to mastering your workflow.

Speakers
avatar for Sophia Jacoub

Sophia Jacoub

EL Coordinator/Teacher, GUHSD
Sophia is an English teacher, Digital Learning Coach, and the EL Coordinator for Santana High School. She has been teaching in San Diego for the past 10 years. She has her masters degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from San Diego State University. Sophia is also a trained Google... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1459

12:15pm

Online Curriculum - Write It, Teach It, Love It!
https://tinyurl.com/RuthOnlineSD
Online teaching demands current, thought provoking curriculum geared for students who want quality education in the comfort of their own home. Learn tips on how to organize and write online courses that your students will love. Get tips on how to make your online course more interactive, fun and enjoyable for both you and your students.

Speakers
avatar for Ruth Maas

Ruth Maas

United States University



Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1408

12:15pm

Plug In!:Screen-centric Students FTW!(For the Win)
Bring innovation and engagement to your screen-centric students using Common Lit, Newsela, Padlet, and Classroomscreen. Participants will be introduced to the tools and will be shown the steps to set them up and use them in their classroom. This session will allow participants to use the tools collaboratively and independently.

Speakers
avatar for Claudja Van Orden

Claudja Van Orden

Social Studies Teacher, San Diego Unified School District
I love teaching technology integration and sharing ideas about new innovative technology tools. I am a Google Certified teacher and LED Certified.


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
407

12:15pm

Shark Tank: Building Entrepreneurship
Participants will see how a Shark Tank project can challenge students to think creatively, write to an audience and purpose, build practical math skills, and become entrepreneurs.

Speakers
avatar for Kimber Johnston

Kimber Johnston

Director of Technology, The Prentice School
Kimber is Director of Technology for a K-8 school specializing in students with learning differences. She is a Google certified Educator levels 1&2 and Google certified Trainer. Kimber loves to think of interesting ways to challenge her students while leveraging technology. Session... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1456

12:15pm

Student-led Conferences for Student-centered Education
How can we get students to take greater ownership of their learning and see how education supports their own goals? How can we better individualize instruction, promote reflection and growth, and create more authentic experiences? Come learn about student-led conferences, then design your own with our fail-proof plans and resources!

Speakers
avatar for Marisa Thompson

Marisa Thompson

High School ELA Teacher & Professional Development Instructor, Carlsbad Unified & USD PCE
I blog about what works best for me and my students on unlimitedteacher.com. With more than a dozen years of classroom experience, I support other teachers as a University of San Diego professional development instructor, a conference presenter, and a designated cooperating teacher... Read More →
avatar for Brooke Tobia

Brooke Tobia

Teacher, Calavera Hills Middle School
Brooke Tobia has over ten years of teaching experience within the fields of Mathematics, Science and English. She specializes in project based learning, student self-assessment, and innovation within the classroom. Brooke is currently part of Calavera Hills Middle School’s Math... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1457

12:15pm

Super Easy STEAM in a “Box” for Elementary Schools
Participants will get to experience several STEAM activities from the "box" to see what students will do in the classroom, including journaling and reflection. We will talk about designing and creating activities for their needs, curriculum alignment and how to find more resources easily.

Speakers
avatar for Marla Rosenthal

Marla Rosenthal

Innovation Specialist, Discovery Elementary
Currently: Innovation Specialist for TK-5th Grade @ Discovery Elementary. Previously I've taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th with EL and SPeD clusters. Student learning and advancing engagement at all levels between technology, content and reality. I been playing in the edtech arena for... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
406

12:15pm

Taking Learning to New Heights
With the increase of mobile technology in the classroom, the need for professional development is critical for effective instruction. Learn how Poway Unified’s Voyager Program is transforming professional development with in class coaching opportunities and professional learning to support meaningful and effective technology use within a blended learning framework.

Speakers
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Amy Fousek

Poway Unified School District
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Jason Spence

Poway Unified School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
403

12:15pm

Visible Learning on Vertical Surfaces
Taking learning off of paper and sharing it openly on a vertical surface. Social shared learning and thinking around the room.


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
1409

12:15pm

Zoom, Connect, Collaborate and Skype in the Classroom
Synchronous discussion tools Zoom, Adobe Connect, Blackboard Collaborate, and Skype engage students in learning experiences and make real life connections in the classroom. Attendees will experience these web conferencing tools and learn how to apply them in classroom settings to build relevancy, foster collaboration, and make connections to the real world.
https://tinyurl.com/sdcue2018slides 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Myers

Michael Myers

Professor, National University
Professor of Health Sciences at National University's School of Health and Human Services. Interests: education, HIT, social media, digital learning
avatar for Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Professor of EdTech, National University, Private Non-Profit University Sanford College of Education
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 and Paul Reynolds, Barbara Bray, David... Read More →



Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
401

12:15pm

Going from Block Coding to Line Coding with the Perfect Bridge: Codesters.com
Learn about and practice taking students from block coding (Code.org, Scratch, Blockly, and more) to line coding while learning Python using Codesters.com. It is easy to use, engaging for students, and customizable for any classroom. Codesters empowers teachers to bring coding into their classrooms, providing scaffolded lesson plans and additional support materials. (Session sponsored by Codesters.com.)

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans

Technology Instructor, CSUSM
Matthew Evans, M.Ed with a focus on Educational Technology, authorized Google Education Trainer, is an experienced educator, currently teaching prospective educators how to integrate technology in their curriculum at California State University San Marcos in the School of Education... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
409

12:15pm

The 21st Century Classroom: Integrating Techology
Bring your classroom to life through interactive 21st century technology. Learn how to use the cutting edge technology to create a more active and engaging classroom. (Session sponsored by Troxell.)

Speakers
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Emily Cook

Troxell
avatar for Debbie Dotson

Debbie Dotson

Technology Integration Specialist, Boxlight Inc
I am passionate about infusing technology into the classroom! As a Google Certified Educator and Certified Admin, I'm in Loogle (love + Google). I am a Certified Technology Integration Specialist, Common Sense Media Certified Trainer, and Microsoft Innovative Educator. My goals include... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 1:00pm
408

12:15pm

Customized Google Sites - New Features + Tips, Tools, and Strategies
New Google Sites makes creating a great-looking site easy. We'll look at Sites basics and the newest features, as well as creative tools & strategies for making them shine. You will need a laptop or Chromebook (not a tablet) for this session.

Speakers
avatar for Adina Sullivan-Marlow

Adina Sullivan-Marlow

District Educational Technology Coordinator, San Marcos Unified
Adina is a K12 Educational Technology Coordinator for San Marcos Unified School District, CUE Board Member, CUE Rockstar Faculty, Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and Leading Edge Certification Instructor. With a focus on student needs, teacher goals, and equity/accessibility... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1404

12:15pm

How Might We Integrate Design Thinking into K-8 Curriculum?
Have you been searching for ways to incorporate innovation, making & design thinking into your students’ daily learning, but are struggling to find a way to get started? In this hands-on session, presenters will share resources that will help you easily create your own engaging, standard-based design-thinking lessons for any subject area.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Dixon

Christine Dixon

Innovation Coordinator TOSA, Double Peak K8 School
Christine Dixon is the Innovation Coordinator TOSA for Double Peak K8 School in San Marcos Unified School District. She leads the Innovation Program for all TK-8 grades in the area of technology, coding, robotics, engineering, design thinking, and making in the school’s Makerspace... Read More →
avatar for Charity Shepard

Charity Shepard

5th Grade Teacher, San Marcos Unified School District
avatar for Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer

Executive Director of Innovation and Design, Del Mar Union School District
When I unwrapped that Commodore Vic-20 computer Christmas morning of my 3rd grade year, little did I know my destiny would be sealed. It wasn’t just a computer I received for Christmas; I received the freedom to create; to inquire; and to teach. I never looked back. From that moment... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1453

12:15pm

Micro:Bit 101
This session will get hands-on with the micro:bit, a tiny, inexpensive physical computing device. The micro:bit is great addition to makerspaces and coding and computer science curriculum. Bring a device & some headphones, if you have them, and come create with the micro:bit!

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky Sedgwick is a K-8 Technology Teacher at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. Vicky currently serves as a K-8 Teacher Representative on the CSTA Board of Directors and was a K-5 writer on the CSTA Standards. Vicky also helps to moderate the #csk8 Twitter... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1407

12:15pm

OneNote and Teams Integration
In this session you will learn best practices for using OneNote with Teams. How to set up your teams to work with your OneNote and how to get the most out of each application.

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Jacob Dominguez

Sweetwater Union High School District


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1405

12:15pm

Ozobots, a First Step into Robotics and Programming
Try out a line-following robot that is easy to use and has Blockly programming possibilities. Ozobots do not have many parts that can be lost. They are programmed to follow colored codes. Ozobots can be used in cooperative groups or individually to create STEAM projects. They can be programmed on an iPad, iPhone, or a computer. There are several lessons posted online from the Ozobot website. If you would like to try out an Ozobot on an iPad please download the Evo and or Ozobot App.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Buhler

Kim Buhler

teacher, Quantum Academy
Elementary Teacher for more than 30 years. Taught EDTEC2U sessions in Escondido. Long time CUE member. Hosted student presenters at San Diego and National CUE conferences. Taught many San Diego and National Cue workshops.


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1454

12:15pm

The Power of Sketch
A picture is worth 1,000 words, imagine how powerful sketchnoting can be! So you think you can’t draw? You CAN sketchnote. Simple images and symbols are widely understood, no matter your language. Integrating visual notetaking can help all learners succeed. Come explore the fun and power of sketchnotes!

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Santa Fe Christian Schools
Cynthia was an elementary school teacher for 9 years, teaching both 5th and 3rd grades. She worked her way through college as a computer technician and brought her love of technology into the classroom. She is now serving her school as an Ed Tech Coach and enjoys empowering other... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1455

12:15pm

Using Programming in Google Sheets to Bridge SIS/EdTech Systems
This workshop will show attendees some simple programming tricks in Google Sheets to build automated "bridges" (i.e., automated importing/creation of student and staff accounts) between your school's SIS and other EdTech platforms. In this demonstration, attendees will practice making a bridge between SchoolPathways (SIS) and Moodle (LMS).

Speakers
avatar for Krisha Moeller

Krisha Moeller

Regional EdTech Specialist -
Educational Technology, M.Ed. (SDSU) - | Google Certified Trainer - | G Suite Certified Administrator - | Microsoft Innovative Educator - | Apple Certified Teacher - | Tweet at me any time for help or with questions! — @missdotmoe


Saturday November 3, 2018 12:15pm - 2:00pm
1403

1:15pm

2D & 3D Google GeoStories: Tour Builder & VR Tour Creator
Take students on a trip around the world with Tour Builder, and brand new 3D Tour Creator. Grow their knowledge of geography as they experience the world and tell their own stories in 2D and 3D using maps, images, and videos, while writing for an authentic audience. No passport required!

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Instructional Technology Coach, Las Virgenes USD
Nancy is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and has a Master's degree in Educational Technology. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and presents frequently at conferences. Nancy is one of the hosts of the TLC.ninja podcast. She blogs... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1458

1:15pm

Avoid Common Mistakes While Implementing Computer-Based Assessments in 1:1 Environments
Technology is wonderful! But we need to be careful with assessments. Come talk about how to create formative and summative online assessments that encourage student engagement and continual learning. Avoid the temptation of multiple choice all or nothing questions and discover alternatives where no coding is necessary!

Speakers
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Sean Nank

California State University San Marcos


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
404

1:15pm

Board Game Design and 3D Modeling
Participants will walk through a roadmap for using board games and board game design as a means for building content knowledge, collaboration, problem solving, project management, and iterative design skills. Participants will play test a variety of games and share resources to implement board game design with students.

Speakers
avatar for Kimber Johnston

Kimber Johnston

Director of Technology, The Prentice School
Kimber is Director of Technology for a K-8 school specializing in students with learning differences. She is a Google certified Educator levels 1&2 and Google certified Trainer. Kimber loves to think of interesting ways to challenge her students while leveraging technology. Session... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1456

1:15pm

Chrome Extensions (and Other Cool Chrome Stuff)
Come learn about our favorite Chrome tips and extensions which make us more effective and efficient teachers! We will demonstrate our top 12 and give you time to experience them for immediate use in the classroom. Device and headphones recommended, but not required.

Speakers
avatar for George Porter

George Porter

English Teacher, Carlsbad Unified School District
I love finding new tech tools to help increase workflow, to help students learn, and that are fun to use!
avatar for Marisa Thompson

Marisa Thompson

High School ELA Teacher & Professional Development Instructor, Carlsbad Unified & USD PCE
I blog about what works best for me and my students on unlimitedteacher.com. With more than a dozen years of classroom experience, I support other teachers as a University of San Diego professional development instructor, a conference presenter, and a designated cooperating teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1457

1:15pm

Design Thinking for the Elementary Classroom
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the LAUNCH Design Cycle and how it can be used in the Elementary classroom to promote a sense of wonder and curiosity for learning. Discover design project ideas that can be used in your classroom tomorrow, incorporate content area standards and encourage students to collaborate, communicate and think critically about the world around them!

Speakers
avatar for Beth Sandford

Beth Sandford

Third Grade, Lakeside Union School District
An EdTech junkie and lover of all things Google, I have been an Elementary teacher for over twenty years and still have a passion for teaching and inspiring great learning! I am a Google Certified Instructor, EdTech Leadership certified, and Seesaw Ambassador. Favorite teacher must-reads... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
1408

1:15pm

Enhancing K-6 NGSS Class with Digital Resources
K-6 educators implementing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and California Next Generation Science Standards classes will enjoy this session. Integration of STEM and NGSS with ELA/ELD and more be presented

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Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
406

1:15pm

Igniting Passion for Meaningful Digital Learning in the Primary Classroom
Come learn how you can engage and support primary learners at ALL levels of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge. This session will showcase and deconstruct cross-curricular digital projects and templates so you can see firsthand how easy it is to use the Digital Maker Tool, Wixie to map out your curriculum units.

Speakers
avatar for Carolyn Daly

Carolyn Daly

Tech4Learning
Carolyn Daly has been working for an educational technology company in San Diego, called Tech4Learning for over 20 years. She has conducted hundreds of presentations at local and state-wide conferences and writes articles for the online Creative Educator magazine. Before working for... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
401

1:15pm

Master Class(room)
A step-by-step guide to using Google Classroom's newest features and tips to mastering your workflow.

Speakers
avatar for Sophia Jacoub

Sophia Jacoub

EL Coordinator/Teacher, GUHSD
Sophia is an English teacher, Digital Learning Coach, and the EL Coordinator for Santana High School. She has been teaching in San Diego for the past 10 years. She has her masters degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from San Diego State University. Sophia is also a trained Google... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
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1:15pm

Our Online Google Classroom
Online learning doesn’t mean learning in isolation. It’s just as important to create a sense of community online as it is in a face-to-face learning environment. Learn strategies for fostering relationships, encouraging two-way communication, and promoting social presence all within your online Google Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Lisha Brunache

Lisha Brunache

Assistant Principal / Educational Technology Specialist, San Dieguito Union High School District
Lisha Brunache is an Assistant Principal at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, CA. Prior to her role as an school site AP, she served secondary schools in SMUSD as an Educational Technology Specialist and taught high school English and Social Science. Lisha is a Google for Education... Read More →


Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
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1:15pm

Take Flight with the HoverCam Pilot Digital Teaching Station
Learn how the HoverCam Pilot can be used to create new opportunities for digital interaction and classroom engagement. (Session sponsored by HoverCam.)

Speakers

Saturday November 3, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
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2:10pm

Closing & Raffle
Saturday November 3, 2018 2:10pm - 2:30pm
Student Lawn