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STEAMpunk Playground [clear filter]
Friday, March 18
 

10:00am

Developing Scientific Thinkers
Engaging students in the curriculum is essential. This is even more important in science. Through relevant, applied technology tools, students can build understanding and apply their learning in science and health with more impact.


Friday March 18, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Mesquite GH, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Coding and Programming from Young to Old
From simple block-based programming to designing and coding apps, there's a vast spectrum that makes up this new literacy. Learn hands-on how the basics of programming becomes more complex from moving virtual objects to controlling physical robots.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Briggs

Brian Briggs

Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology, Plumas Lake Elementary 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... Read More →
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 →


Friday March 18, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Mesquite GH, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:30pm

Tools to Build Ideas, Understanding, and Stories
How we introduce a topic, build understanding, and inspire students to apply learning is rapidly changing. From augmented reality and virtual environments to deeper data analysis to creating dynamic projects, STEAM is all about relevant curricular integration.

Speakers
avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

Program Manager, Brown Univ
Ed is a Program Trainer for Brown University Computer Science departments' Bootstrap: Algebra curriculum. He also is the Bootstrap Social Media Outreach Coordinator. He has 13 years of experience as a high school math & computer science teacher and is a huge advocate for classroom... Read More →
avatar for Henry Danielson

Henry Danielson

Director of Technology, Coast Unified School District
Henry Danielson has been the Director of Technology for Coast Unified School District for eleven years. Henry has been a professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for ten years, he currently teaches a course entitled Adolescence and Technology. I have a self-destructive aversion to low-hanging... Read More →


Friday March 18, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Mesquite GH, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262