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Thursday, March 19
 

8:00am

Creating with the Chromebook
Creating is the highest order thinking skill. The creating level of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy has students designing, constructing, producing, devising, and making. This workshop will provide participants with ideas and hands-on practice creating instructional projects with the Chromebook. Participants will come away with tons of ideas for formative and summative assessments for students to showcase their mastery of content knowledge! Come with your Chromebook charged and ready to go! For grades K-5. Participants must bring their own Chromebook.
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Thursday March 19, 2015 8:00am - 11:00am
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8:00am

iPad Academy 101 (includes iPad Air 2 wifi only 16GB)
This academy will show you how to make the most of your iPad. The iPad changes the way teachers and students create, learn, share. A major focus will be on applications that can be used in the classroom to engage and ignite student learning and creativity. We will help you find some of the best educational Apps available, including Apps for creating content and media! be ready to take your teaching and learning to another level. Updated Speaker
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avatar for Kathi Felder

Kathi Felder

Director C & I, Kings County Office of Education


Thursday March 19, 2015 8:00am - 11:00am
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8:15am

Hacking the Daily 5: Practical Tech Integration in Elementary Language Arts
The Daily 5, developed by Gail Boushey & Joan Moser has become an elementary classroom staple across North America. Learn to blend technology into this choice-based, student-centered program, transforming their Language Arts experience. Develop literacy skills through hands-on tasks, self-assessment, iPad language applications, social media, and screencasts. Participants need to bring their own device.
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avatar for Victoria Olson

Victoria Olson

West Langley Elementary School, West Langley Elementary School
Victoria is a Grade 3/4 and Tech Teacher at West Langley Elementary School in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. She is a graduate student in the Masters of Educational Technology program offered through the University of British Columbia. Victoria co-founded #bcedchat in a hope to connect BC educators and to enrich the focus on professional development and educational discussions within the province. She is highly involved in her school... Read More →


Thursday March 19, 2015 8:15am - 10:00am
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9:00am

Google Workshop for Educators (Beginners/Intermediate)
Brought to you by CUE, the producers of the Google Teacher Academy, the nationally acclaimed Google Workshop for Educators (GWE) introduces participants to innovative ways Google tools can be used in education. A full day of fast-paced presentations and hands-on activities includes experience with advanced search techniques, collaborative web-based applications, and inspirational instructional strategies. Google Certified Teachers share ways they've implemented tools such as Google Docs, Google Maps, Google Sites, and... even more. Participants who complete the event are given access to the Google Workshops for Educators Network, an online community focused on supporting educators as they learn more about the power of Google to drive student learning. CUE is an official Google Professional Development partner. This workshop is for beginners/intermediate users. CUE is an official Google Professional Development partner. Participants need to bring their own laptop not a tablet. Updated Speaker
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Thursday March 19, 2015 9:00am - 4:00pm
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9:30am

ADEC Digital Learning Summit
The Alliance for Distance Education in California (ADEC) is conducting its 26th Digital Learning Summit at the Annual CUE 2015 Conference. Topics include: How Can Technology Help to Bridge the Skills Divide? – Teacher Resources: Are They Adequate to Meet the New Demands? – Common Core: How Is the Implementation Going and What Effect Does This Have on K-20? – Futures Thinking: Technological Advances, Social Factors, Facilitating Change.

Discussion is encouraged before the Summit on the ADEC online community. Join like-minded professionals to network and exchange ideas throughout the Summit, during the panel sessions, continental breakfast, lunch and during the breaks. For Summit updates and discussions, visit www.adec-ca.org


Thursday March 19, 2015 9:30am - 4:30pm
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10:30am

Mobile Devices & Movie Making: 'I'm Ready for My Close Up'
This session will be all about the impact that movies and digital storytelling can make in any classroom. From storyboarding, shooting, editing and publishing we will cover all the steps that any teacher, from newbie to expert, will need to create powerful classroom videos. Participants need to bring their own device.
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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 →
avatar for Ryan O'Donnell

Ryan O'Donnell

Technology TOSA Rocklin Unified School District


Thursday March 19, 2015 10:30am - 12:15pm
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11:20am

Minecraft Academy 101
You've heard about Minecraft, now come see what it is and try your hand at playing the game. We will look at how MinecraftEDU bolsters learner engagement and can be used as a platform for many learning activities. Participants need to bring their own Windows or Mac laptop. (NOT a Chromebook or iPad) Participation will include a “vanilla” Minecraft license.
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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 →


Thursday March 19, 2015 11:20am - 2:20pm
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1:15pm

Move over Hollywood!
Learn how to create fantastically engaging videos with GoAnimate, WeVideo, and YouTube Editor. Your students will become the movie makers they've always wanted to be. This is a laptop or Chromebook session. If you wish to shoot videos for this session, it is recommended that you bring a smartphone, iPod touch, or tablet for the creation of a video-based project. A headset or earbuds with a mic is recommended. Participants need to bring their own laptop not a tablet.
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avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. She is passionate about collaborative learning, the power of student blogging, and connecting... Read More →
avatar for JR Ginex-Orinion

JR Ginex-Orinion

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


Thursday March 19, 2015 1:15pm - 3:00pm
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Friday, March 20
 

10:00am

Google Workshop for Educators (Advanced)
Brought to you by CUE, the producers of the Google Teacher Academy, the nationally acclaimed Google Workshop for Educators (GWE) introduces participants to innovative ways Google tools can be used in education. A full day of fast-paced presentations and hands-on activities includes experience with advanced search techniques, collaborative web-based applications, and inspirational instructional strategies. Google Certified Teachers share ways they've implemented tools such as Google Docs, Google Maps, Google Sites, and... even more. Participants who complete the event are given access to the Google Workshops for Educators Network, an online community focused on supporting educators as they learn more about the power of Google to drive student learning. CUE is an official Google Professional Development partner. This workshop is for advanced users. CUE is an official Google Professional Development partner. Participants need to bring their own laptop not a tablet. Updated Speaker
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Friday March 20, 2015 10:00am - 5:00pm
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10:15am

Show Me the Sites
Google Sites is a great way to share information, lessons, and curate students’ work. Learn to create a site for your classroom, student ePortfolio, or collaborative student Site. This session will guide you through the process of creating a website to suit your needs. All Google Products seamlessly integrate with Sites. By the end of the workshop, you will have created a website that meets your needs. Intermediate to Advanced. Participants need to bring their own laptop.
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avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Media Specialist, LVUSD
Nancy has been teaching in one way or another most of her life. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and holds several degrees, including a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Since 2012, she has worked in the Las Virgenes Unified School District as a media specialist, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and has presented at... Read More →


Friday March 20, 2015 10:15am - 12:00pm
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12:30pm

Punk Rock DIY in the New Tech, Full Tech, You Tech Classroom
What do you want to do? Whatever it is, you can do it. You're given some tools and it's time to teach. How do you do it? How do you approach it? How do you make it happen? We will show you how we DIY (Do It Yourself) our high school classrooms with blogs, class blogs, student blogs, teacher blogs, online portfolios, 20% Time, Twitter among other tools.
We help our students be themselves and have a voice to express themselves and their opinions and learn by doing.
We want to help you be yourself in your classroom and have fun and success while teaching by doing. All with a punk rock soundtrack! To paraphrase Frank Sinatra via Sid Vicious, "We do it our way!" Participants need to bring their own device.
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avatar for Bob Kelly

Bob Kelly

Teacher/Coach, Minarets High School
LOVE! I love my family, history, and football. Sometimes the last two get mixed up. I’ve been a new school teacher since the 20th Century. I’ve been PBL since as long as I can remember as I graduated from the MERIT Program at the Krause Center. I’ve taught there as well. I love my students, too. My students help me innovate. We blog, 20% Time, tweet, Kickstarter, we travel, we very rarely use paper in our blended learning environment. I... Read More →
avatar for David Theriault

David Theriault

Teacher, Huntington Beach Union High School District
Two things spurred my interest in reimagining what we do in the classroom. | | The first was my own experience with school. While I loved learning and reading, I was not the best student when it came to grades. I still remember that feeling when I look at my students. | | The second was the birth of my son. From the day he was born I knew that I only had eighteen years to transform his K12 experience. I share my experiments in the... Read More →


Friday March 20, 2015 12:30pm - 2:15pm
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1:45pm

Common 'Chrome' Academy 101
This workshop is designed to teach you how to use the Chromebook and Chrome Browser. This academy will harness your collaboration and creation power by building strong foundational skills to create limitless possibilities. This is 3 hours to support your own projects to help with instruction.
Learning Objectives:
o Recognize the educational features to your Chromebook
o Recognize the educational features to your Chrome browser
o Utilize Extensions and Apps
o Design an efficient setup in Google Drive
o Interact with Google Docs, Presentations, and Drawing
o Manage the Chromebook and Chrome Browser Environment
o Create Instructional Connections to CCSS, Habits of Mind, 21st Century Skills, and College and Career Readiness
Audience:
K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Professional Developers
Participants must bring their own laptop not tablet.
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Friday March 20, 2015 1:45pm - 4:45pm
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2:45pm

Leveraging Mobile Photography to Create Powerful and Engaging Learning
Mobile photography provides an opportunity to be artistic, analytical, share experiences, and incorporate the real world into personal learning. An image can be the springboard for expressing ideas and enhancing understanding through digital media, critical thinking skills encouraged through Common Core. Join us as we explore and discuss how students can use media to demonstrate their understanding of a topic as well as using images to create visual writing prompts for themselves and their classmates. Participants need to bring their own device.
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Friday March 20, 2015 2:45pm - 4:30pm
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Saturday, March 21
 

8:00am

Minecraft Academy 201
You've already played Minecraft, and maybe even used it with students. Now you're looking for ways to create curricular activities and get the most out of MinecraftEDU as a learning platform. We'll play and create together! We will also look at taking the learning further with command blocks, special EDU-version-only tools, and more. Participants need to bring their own Windows or Mac laptop. (NOT a Chromebook or iPad) Participation will include a “vanilla” Minecraft license.
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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 March 21, 2015 8:00am - 11:00am
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8:15am

Google Forms: May the Forms Be With You
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. Participants need to bring their own laptop not a tablet.
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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 March 21, 2015 8:15am - 10:00am
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11:30am

La Cucina Matematica
Are you looking to kick it up a notch in your math classroom? Join us as we explore a buffet of math resources in a hands-on experience that will leave you stuffed with ideas and hungry to try them in your room. All of our ideas are CCSS-aligned and ready to bring to your students immediately. Participants need to bring their own device.
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Saturday March 21, 2015 11:30am - 1:15pm
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11:30am

Common 'Chrome' Academy 201
Building on the foundations in CCA 101, this workshop guides teachers to discover how to help students establish a wide range of subject matter by engaging with works of quality and substance through cloud based instruction. Teachers will utilize content. Applications, extensions, on the Chromebook and Chrome browser to help students read purposefully and gain discipline specific knowledge to prepare them for higher order thinking skills.
This 3-hour course will connect you to foundations of National Standards, DOK's and Content Knowledge while giving you examples on using Chromebooks and the Chrome Browser to support these concepts.
Learning Objectives:
o Consider safety and citizenship online a priority
o Build foundations to Lesson Design
o Deliver lessons in a digital format
Audience:
K-12 Teachers, Administrators
Participants need to bring their own laptop not tablet.
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Saturday March 21, 2015 11:30am - 2:30pm
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11:30am

iPad Academy 201
Are you ready for the Advanced Version? The iPad changes the way teachers and students create, learn, and share; and in this workshop we are going to crank it to eleven. Work, learn and play with other educators as we discover new applications that engage and ignite student learning and creativity. Learn how to utilize iTunes U to allow your students to learn in and out of the classroom. Be ready to take teaching and learning to another level. Participants need to bring their own iPad or iPad mini, updated to the latest iOs. Updated Speaker
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Saturday March 21, 2015 11:30am - 2:30pm
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