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Thursday, March 17
 

12:30pm

Taking The Dis Out of Distant Learning: Online Facilitation Strategies
This presentation provides teachers the tools and resources to enable them to facilitate non-traditional learning. Educators will be inspired and empowered to be a community builder within the online classroom.

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Thursday March 17, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Teaching an Online Course for the First Time
Ever thought of teaching an online class? Learn what worked, and what didn't work from a novice to online teaching.
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avatar for Ruth Maas

Ruth Maas

Digital Coordinator, Steele Canyon High School


Thursday March 17, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:00pm

IBM Bluemix: Cloud Computing, but Not Just for Computer Science
See how educators and students can create powerful web and mobile apps, do data analysis, and experiment with the Internet of Things using IBM’s free Bluemix cloud services platform.
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avatar for Russell Walker

Russell Walker

Teaching Business Information Systems.


Thursday March 17, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:00pm

Improving Math Mindsets, One Student at a Time
“I’m bad at math.” How often do you hear someone say they’re bad at reading? Somehow it’s become acceptable to not be proficient in math. How do YOU feel about math?


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Thursday March 17, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Creating, Implementing and Evaluating an Effective District-wide, Online Learning Program
Leverage your district’s data to inform current practices, processes and procedures to ensure that students succeed in an online setting and teachers have the resources they need to support them.

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Thursday March 17, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Friday, March 18
 

9:45am

Our Stories of Hope: Collaborative E-Publishing in Spanish Class
Learn how students interviewed day workers and created a bilingual E-book for the workers’ families complete with narratives, comic strips portraying day workers as superheroes, and a phrasebook/resource guide.
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avatar for Bayard Nielsen

Bayard Nielsen

Department Chair, Notre Dame San Jose


Friday March 18, 2016 9:45am - 11:45am
Ballroom Foyer, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Gamification in Alternative Education: Positive Classroom Behavior and Credit Attainment
Looking for motivational classroom management tool that will bring your students together? Come see how Central Bay Alternative education has applied game theory to manage behavior and increase credit attainment.

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avatar for Cynthia Lipsig

Cynthia Lipsig

Science, Art, Technology Instructor, Central Bay High School
Resource Area for Teachers Fellow. Masters in Instructional Science and Technology. MERIT 2015 Cohort participant. Raspberry pi certified educator.


Friday March 18, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Club, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

2:00pm

Best Practices for Certification Success
This session will cover best practices for certification including pathway/learning material and information that is helpful in a successful certification program for the classroom.

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Friday March 18, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Students and Social Media: Tweeting for NGSS and the Common Core
Bring social media into the classroom to engage high school students in discussing current events, deepen understanding of science and engineering concepts, and broaden critical thinking and literacy skills.

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avatar for Andrea Aust

Andrea Aust

Senior Manager, Science Education, KQED
I love working with educators to bring media and technology into classrooms in fun and exciting ways for students. I taught environmental science and marine biology for 10 years before landing at KQED. Ask me about KQED Teach and KQED Learn!


Friday March 18, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

3:30pm

Speech Dude Tells All: Tech Tools for the Special Needs Classroom
In this presentation, participants will be introduced to a wide variety of innovative technology tools that can be easily integrated into teaching and learning in the special needs classroom. Participants will be given ideas for integrating tools into Common Core instruction in ways that engage and motivate students.

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avatar for Chris Wenger

Chris Wenger

Speech Pathologist, Chaffey Joint Union High School District


Friday March 18, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Palm Canyon Suite AB, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Saturday, March 19
 

8:30am

Disrupt Reality: Online Learning, Augmented Reality, and Immersive Education, Oh My!
Dr. Perry will discuss and explain various digital tools that capture the attention of and evolve with tech-savvy students, but also maintain the proven experiential environment of traditional learning environments.


Saturday March 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

10:00am

No More, Bland, Blended and Blah, Online Content
Have an LMS or use embedded links? Two online educators will share 10 new tips to spice up online content with a sprinkle of video, audio, and Web 2.0 tools. New Session


Saturday March 19, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Plaza Ballroom CD, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

How to Close the Opportunity Gap for Underrepresented Students using Computer Science
Learn about recent policy changes to teacher credential authorizations in computer science. Explore ways that curriculum and professional development programs help increase teaching and learning opportunities for underrepresented students in computer science. New Session

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avatar for Julie Flapan

Julie Flapan

Director, CSforCA and Computer Science Equity Project, UCLA
Education Inequality and Statewide Change


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tapestry Room, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262