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Thursday, March 17
 

2:00pm

Using Digital Media to Stimulate Thinking and Writing
Increase sentence strength with word choice and details. Develop characters, setting, and plot. Visualizing a subject sparks imagination. Use Google / resources to teach writing skills, promote collaboration, and publish writing. UPDATED TIME AND ROOM
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avatar for Joanna Conrado

Joanna Conrado

Teacher / Tech Coach, Ballico Cressey School District
Technology and Curriculum Coach at Ballico Cressey School District. Master in Educational Technology through Boise State. Love connecting with other teachers and sharing ideas about tech integration within the elementary setting. jconrado@ballicocressey.com @paaperlessclass w... Read More →


Thursday March 17, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Saturday, March 19
 

12:00pm

Apps Combine for Effective Lesson Design
Integrate iOS/Chrome/web-based apps to create effective and collaborative lessons in your classroom. The possibilities for our students are endless when apps are strategically combined through the gradual release framework!
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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Woodstock Ballroom 1, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

12:00pm

Blended Learning for All with Hapara
Hapara powers connected learning for schools and districts using Google Apps. In this demonstration, learn how both early and advanced GAFE adopters can use Hapara Dashboard, Highlights, and Workspace to transform their instructional approach by facilitating digital citizenship and increasing student agency and collaboration.

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avatar for Jessica Lyons

Jessica Lyons

Account Manager, Hapara
Education is the foundation of any great society and I’ve dedicated my career to building one that fits the needs of the 21st century. I've been a teacher, curriculum designer, instructional coach, strategist, campaign manager, and entrepreneur--I'm excited to share how Hapara's... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Smoketree F, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Blended Learning vs. Technology Integration: Personalized Literacy Growth for ALL Students
Blended Learning is more than teaching with technology for technology sake. It requires a well-designed instructional model and continuously adaptive diagnostic tools. In this session learn how the right mix of teacher led lessons, small group and online instruction, and adaptive technology can help build students fundamental literacy skills.

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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mesquite C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Build a Collaborative Classroom and Increase Productivity using OneNote
Want to go paperless? Looking for a way to revolutionize your teaching and learning? Experience the power of Microsoft OneNote! A free tool that takes digital notebooks to the extreme while keeping everything together on all of your devices. Organize, create, and collaborate anytime anywhere with text, audio, video, files, digital ink, and so much more!


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Smoketree ABC, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

CANCELED Using Google Apps for Education (#GAFE) to Support English-Language Learners
Find ways that #GAFE Google Apps for Education, can make life simpler to support English-language learners. This session will show examples of teacher tried and tested apps, extensions and add-ons as well as built in tools in Google that support English-language learning in the classroom.
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avatar for Salima Hudani

Salima Hudani

Director of Educational Technology, Foundations for the Future Charter Academy ( FFCA)
Salima is the Director of Educational Technology for Foundations for the Future Charter Academy in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is well known for her passion, insight, and enthusiasm for working collaboratively with educators to develop the best possible technology integrated learning... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Change the Conversation: Telling Your School's Story
Come learn how one large urban district utilizes digital tools and social media in a multi-faceted communications plan. Leave with practical ideas to effectively tell your school or district story.
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avatar for Ryan Imbriale

Ryan Imbriale

Executive Director, Innovative Learning, Baltimore County Public Schools
Ryan Imbriale is the Executive Director of Innovative Learning for the Baltimore County Public Schools. Ryan is responsible for the leading the system’s digital conversion initiative, S.T.A.T. (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow). He was previously the Principal of Patapsco... Read More →
avatar for David Robb

David Robb

Supervisor, Blended Teaching & Learning, Baltimore County Public Schools
avatar for Nick Schiner

Nick Schiner

Team Leader - Innovative Learning Projects, Baltimore County Public Schools


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

12:00pm

Computer Science across the Elementary Curriculum with iPad Apps
Learn how to bring Computer Science into the classroom by allowing students to demonstrate knowledge across the curriculum using tablet coding apps including: ScratchJr, Hopscotch, Tynker, and Pyonkee.
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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 March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sierra/Ventura, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Create Your Own Interactive Learning Materials with iBooks Author
Stop searching for just the right resource. Make it! Teachers and students can create interactive books for the Mac and iPad to reach learning goals and communicate ideas. Come see possibilities and experience iBooks Author.

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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Primrose D, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Creating a Globally Collaborative and Interactive Classroom
GlobalCOlab (GCL), students teaching students from around the world, connects learners from around the world to cross-cut disciplines, curricula, and traditional subjects to empower participants through student-led and student-created topics.
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avatar for Brian Jones

Brian Jones

Co-Founder/Head Administrator, GlobalCOlab
Creating a global classroom where students can interact using an asynchronous interface. This not only removes timezone difficulties that live video conference calls have, but allows students to interact with the subject manner in a more meaningful way.
avatar for Liz Meredith

Liz Meredith

Science Teacher, St. Clairsville-Richland City Schools
I teach 8th grade science in St. Clairsville, a small rural town in Eastern Ohio. Having spent two years as a curriculum writer for the Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling Jesuit University, I continue to conduct professional development programs for on educational technology... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Ayelet Segal

Dr. Ayelet Segal

Head of Education, TouchCast
Dr. Ayelet Segal has devoted the last 25 years exploring problems in the realm of Cognitive Psychology, Education and Technology, in both academia and industry. Dr. Segal earned her Master’s and PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Education and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia... Read More →



Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Madera, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Digital Data
Don't miss the most powerful feature of tablets - mobility. Gain insights into free device-neutral apps students can use to collect and analyze data in the field. Presenter Resources  NEW SESSION

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avatar for Clint Cornfield

Clint Cornfield

Digital Learning Specialist, Monterey Bay Aquarium


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

12:00pm

Discovery Education MakerSpace
In this hands-on session, participants will select a project they would like to create: a narrative or persuasive photo essay that combines Discovery Education images and sound effects; an annotated video, in which closed-captioning is used as a tool to refute, amend, extend, or otherwise engage with a Discovery Education video; or an interactive, multimedia timeline using Discovery Education resources.


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262

12:00pm

Engage every student with personalized education
Looking for an effective and easy-to-use way to ensure all students receive quality education? Come learn how Front Row has changed the way I teach in my classroom. Front Row provides personalized Math and ELA programs for grades K-8, including innovative, real-world Inquiry Based Lessons, Math Fact Practice, and more.

Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Formative APPsessments to Engage and Motivate Students
Using a variety of free cloud-based and Google-friendly programs we will learn to create formative assessments using apps so fun that your students will be begging to take another assessment.
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avatar for Joe Marquez

Joe Marquez

Education Strategist, CDW-G
Joe Marquez is a leader in technology and K-12 Educational Staratagist for CDW-G. His innovating spirit, outgoing attitude and outrageous personality has earned him the coveted titles of Certified Google Innovator, Certified Google Trainer, Common Sense Ambassador, Apple Teacher... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Future Ready Leadership Is​ ​Delicious​ Ambiguity
The story of school is no longer as clear as it used to be, but that doesn't mean we can't embrace the ambiguity and use it to our advantage in the future. Join us for a holistic and pragmatic look at pedagogy, society, and the transformational technology shift of today. This one hour session aspires to inspire teachers, administrators, and IT leaders that despite national rhetoric (test scores, standards, tech integration, cyberbullying, etc.), their role in society is more valuable than ever before. Bring your device and a penchant to work through some empowering leadership strategies that you can use to build a vision of delicious ambiguity in your schools.

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avatar for Darren Hudgins

Darren Hudgins

CEO, Think | Do | Thrive
Find out more about what I do here https://about.me/darren_hudgins


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

12:00pm

Going Beyond Google Forms for Assessment
Participate in fun, hands-on activities about using Edulastic to craft free technology-enhanced assessments, measure student learning in real-time, and integrate with Google Classroom.
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Leslie Tyler

VP Marketing, Edulastic
Using formative assessments in your classroom or school district.


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Google Classroom: Good for Your Sanity, Good For the Environment!
Come to this fun, hands-on, informative session and learn everything you need to get started with Google Classroom on Monday! (*Google Classroom is only available with Google Apps for Education.)
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avatar for Lance Wren

Lance Wren

IST, OUSD
Eleven years of classroom teaching experience. Lead technology teacher, mentor, and coach. Four years as a TOSA. Designed and facilitated numerous tech-based professional developments. Currently, Instructional Specialist - Technology Facilitator for four high schools in Orange USD... Read More →
avatar for Susie Wren

Susie Wren

Teacher/Tech Coordinator, Fullerton School District
Susie Wren is a fourth grade teacher and technology coordinator in Fullerton, California. In addition to being a classroom teacher and having first-hand experience with 1:1 technology, she is out of the classroom one day a week to support teachers on-site with technology. Susie... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Woodstock Ballroom 2, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

12:00pm

How Flipped Online Professional Learning Can Increase Teacher Effectiveness
Does your approach to professional development have long-term impact on teacher practice and student achievement? Learn how a systematic flipped learning approach delivering synchronous online professional development engages teachers.
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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Woodstock Ballroom 3, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

12:00pm

How Google Classroom Transformed My Life: A Teacher's Perspective
It just works! Learn how Google Classroom streamlines communication among teachers and students, simplifies distribution of assignments and collection of student work, and promotes collaboration inside and outside the classroom. NEW ROOM
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avatar for Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa

University HS English Teacher, Irvine Unified SD
Teacher of British Lit, rhetoric and writing, 2015 UHS Teacher of the Year, CUE Lead Learner, Google Certified Innovator and Educator Level 2, UCI Writing Project Teacher/Consultant, lapsed lawyer, wife, mother, singer, surfer, knitter, reader, writer, scifi geek and cosplayer... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Club, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr 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

12:00pm

Microsoft Sway
Microsoft's Office Sway is a multimedia tool that teachers and students can use to create engaging presentations that combine text, audio, images, and video. Bring your iOS device, Chromebook, or laptop (along with your Microsoft account) and create a Sway presentation to share with your classroom.

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avatar for Burt Lo

Burt Lo

Director II, Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Burt Lo has been a middle school teacher, district instructional technology director, and a county office professional development coordinator. Currently, he is the Director II of Digital Curriculum & Instructional Technology with the Stanislaus County Office of Education.


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

12:00pm

ONtheLINE: The California 21st Century District Initiative
Districts and boards search for resources that bring together policy, legal, and edtech in a meaningful, practical way. This California initiative has done just that.
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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Primrose C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

QR Codes 101: Engaging Students, Parents, and the Community
Did you know QR Codes are FREE and easy to use? Incorporating QR codes can help engage all students, parents and the community. They can transform your students classroom experiences and bring novelty in how you communicate with parents and the community. Discover the magic behind QR Codes and learn how you can use them in your classroom.
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avatar for Nancy Delgadillo

Nancy Delgadillo

Instructional coach, Rowland unified school district


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Spotlight on Filmmaking: Taking Student Films to the Next Level
Shine a spotlight on film critique, production design, and tools for special effects, lighting, and sound. Discussion-based and geared toward transforming and enhancing student filmmaking -- come ready to share!
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avatar for Jessica Pack

Jessica Pack

Language Arts, Social Studies, ASB, Video Production Teacher, Palm Springs USD
Jessica teaches 6th grade Language Arts, #flipclass Social Studies, Associated Student Body Leadership, and Video Production for Palm Springs Unified. She is a 2014 California Teacher of the Year and her classroom is a 1:1 Chromebook environment with plenty of iPads for students to... Read More →
avatar for Tracy Walker

Tracy Walker

6th Grade/Tech Elective, Sinaloa Middle School


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Strengthen Student Understanding in Math and Science with Desmos Classroom
Desmos Classroom and Activity Builder allow math and science students to strengthen their reasoning, vocabulary, precision, and content knowledge. Build activities that compare attributes and scaffold learning.
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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... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Stadel

Andrew Stadel

Math & Connect Coach, Tustin USD
Andrew Stadel has explored secondary math with students for over ten years in Orange County, California, before supporting teachers in his district as a Math and Digital Learning Coach. He believes estimation is key to building number sense and being a better problem solver. On his... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Students Are Makers: Building Information Literacy Skills through Makerspace Programs
Move students from receivers of knowledge and information to creators, while building information and digital literacy, problem-solving, collaboration, and creativity skills. Get help starting your own makerspace program, large or small.
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avatar for Jane Lofton

Jane Lofton

Teacher Librarian, "in the wild"
Jane recently retired as high school teacher librarian at Mira Costa HS in Manhattan Beach, where she worked to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users and creators of information and to share their voices, connect with... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mesquite EF, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Techniques, Tactics, & Tools that support English Language Learners
Learn helpful strategies & unhelpful practices for English language learners. This session will show examples of teacher tried and tested apps, extensions and add-ons as well as built in tools in Google and beyond that support English-language learning in the classroom.NEW SESSION

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avatar for Martin Cisneros

Martin Cisneros

Academic Technology Specialist, Santa Clara County Office of Education
Martin Ricardo Cisneros (@TheTechProfe) is an Academic Innovation Specialist, speaker, GeekDad, TechJedi, and SuperMariachi, from Silicon Valley! In his position at the Santa Clara County Office of Education (Innovation.sccoe.org), Martin develops and facilitates professional learning... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

The Voice! Building Language and Literacy with iPads
This hands-on session utilizes iPads to support best practices for oral language development and writing. Teachers will infuse technology with strategies including Response Frames, Academic Vocabulary, GLAD Strategies, and technology. UPDATED SPEAKER
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Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

What Should Come First, Training or Professional Development?

Come explore the ultimate chicken or the egg conundrum in education: Training, the HOW, a user manual for Google Apps/Microsoft. Professional development/learning, the WHY, a pedagogical examination of how we leverage the affordances of edtech to provide learning opportunities that didn’t otherwise exist. NEW SESSION


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avatar for Eric Patnoudes

Eric Patnoudes

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Otus
Director of Strategic Initiatives at OtusK. Former Education Strategist at CDW•G and previously a teacher, instructional technologist, and adjunct, but always an educator. Co-Founder ConnectIT Blog @Edtech_K12.


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Mesquite B, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

21st Century Engagement through Action
21st Century Civic Action projects, following the TPACK model using technology as a tool for collaborative and cooperative student-centered learning for ALL learners. This is a double session.
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avatar for Billie Joe Wright

Billie Joe Wright

Teacher, William Workman High School


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:00pm

Organize Your Class with Google Classroom
After showing you several different ways to utilize Google Classroom in unique ways, we will walk you step-by-step to create your own Classroom(s) to use on Monday. This is a double session.
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avatar for Lisa DeLapo

Lisa DeLapo

Board of Directors, CUE, Inc
Lisa is currently on the board of directors for CUE, and she is East Bay CUE's Past President. Lisa also is a Google Certified Innovator, 2016 Gold Disk recipient, MERIT13 Fellow, and Microsoft Innovative Educator. She currently works as the Innovator in Residence at Krause Center... Read More →
avatar for Marlena Hebern

Marlena Hebern

Co-creator: EduProtocol Lesson Design, Instructional Technology Specialist, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Marlena is a passionate educator, EdTech Coach, Code.org Program Manager, past classroom teacher, co-founder of EdCamp Yosemite & Mammoth, and co-author of The EduProtocol Field Guide. Twitter @mhebern #EduProtocols eduprotocols.com marlenahebern.com


Saturday March 19, 2016 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Palladium North, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262