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Saturday, March 19
 

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

1:30pm

A Touch of Light: Engaging All Learners with Mobile Photography for the Classroom
Today’s mobile devices have cameras that rival the image quality of more expensive traditional cameras. Amid concerns about copyright and digital citizenship, students can use these devices to capture their own images for presentations and digital storytelling projects. In this presentation, you will learn about a variety of apps for capturing, editing, and sharing photos taken with a mobile device, as well as tips and tricks for improving the quality of your mobile photography. Join Dr. Luis Perez, a legally blind photographer, as he shares his own personal workflow for processing photos taken with a mobile device, as well as a number of fun classroom applications for mobile photography.

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avatar for Luis Perez

Luis Perez

Technical Assistance Specialist, National AEM Center at CAST
Luis Pérez is an inclusive learning advocate based in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has more than a decade of experience working with educators to help them integrate technology in ways that empower all learners. Luis holds a doctorate in special education and a master’sdegree in... Read More →



Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Horizon Ballroom 2, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Bringing 3D Printing into the Common Core and NGSS Classroom
This session will focus on explaining the many applications of 3D printing and how Common Core and NGSS content can be addressed. Unit and project examples will be given to attendees. UPDATED SPEAKERS
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Madera, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Chromebooks in our Middle School? Going 1-to-1 with School2Home
Recognizing the equal importance of the school and home environments as places for learning, how do you work to enrich student opportunities in both?
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avatar for Sara Armstrong

Sara Armstrong

Sara Armstrong Consulting
avatar for Micah Studer

Micah Studer

Coordinator of Educational and Informational Technology Services, Winters Joint Unified School District
Micah Studer is the Coordinator of Educational and Informational Technology Services for the Winters Joint Unified School District. He received his B.A. from Sacramento State University, Two M.A. degrees in Educational Technology and Educational Leadership from Touro University, and... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mesquite B, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Construction Zone Ahead: Building a Successful Online Learning Program
If you've been tasked with creating and/or managing an online or blended learning program, you likely have questions and are looking for resources. Drawing upon the nearly 20-year experience of FLVS, the country's first statewide, Internet-based public high school, this session will help you ask the right questions and create a blueprint for action.

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FLVS Global

Digital Education Specialist, FLVS Global
FLVS Global provides rigorous and engaging online content that can be used in both a wholly virtual or blended setting. We have over 70 UC approved courses in addition to a full suite of NCAA compliant core courses. Our curriculum can be loaded into a variety of learning management... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mesquite C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Creating Interactive Classroom Environments to Support 21st Century Skills (4C's)
This session will examine the use of technology in the classroom to support 21st Century Learning Skills - creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking - using Prowise interactive displays and one-to-one devices.


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Chino, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Developing Student Leaders to Support Robotics Programs
Learn how to build and support district-wide, competitive robotics programs through the development of student leaders. Anyone can become a robotics coach!
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avatar for Cari Williams

Cari Williams

Digital Learning Coach and TUSD Robotics Lead, Tustin Unified
Cari works closely with science and STEAM teachers as a Digital Learning Coach in the Tustin Unified School District to help reimagine curriculum and help transition teachers into NGSS. She also leads the competitive TUSD Robotics program, which currently serves approximately 500... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Sierra/Ventura, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Driving the Connected Learning Classroom
The E-rate funding program is in full swing however the many forms and processes can be confusing. Do you need some help understanding the E-rate process? In this presentation, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the new E-rate program. NEW SESSION

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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Pueblo AB, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Gamify Professional Development with Digital Badges
Hook your teachers with gamified professional development with digital badges. Participants will briefly learn the how-to’s of creating and managing a learning group, then will create their own learning group and add their first badge. NEW ROOM
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avatar for Mari Venturino

Mari Venturino

Teacher & Blended Learning Specialist, Mar Vista Academy
Mari Venturino is a 7th grade science and AVID teacher at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA. She is a Google For Education Certified Trainer and Innovator, a Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2, Apple Teacher, Leading Edge Certified in Online and Blended Instruction, and a National... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Club, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

1:30pm

Google Migration Toolkit for Schools
Thinking about going Google? We have the toolkit for you. Join us as we share our model that is customized for users from Outlook/Groupwise to Google with a heavy emphasis on using Google throughout the migration as the training platform. UPDATED SPEAKER
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Primrose C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Hey, Administrators! Let Google Drive Make You a Better Leader!
Learn with a sitting principal practical ways the apps of Google Drive + free add-ons can transform your practice, making you more efficient, effective, and a hero to your staff.
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avatar for Brent Coley

Brent Coley

Principal, Alta Murrieta Elementary School
Brent Coley began his career in education in 1996, teaching 4th and 5th grade for 15 years before transitioning into administration. He is currently the principal of Alta Murrieta Elementary in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District in Southern California. He has a passion for... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Plaza Ballroom AB, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

iCloud: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
Overview and demonstration of Apple's word processor (Pages), spreadsheet (Numbers) and presentation (Keynote) software. Documents are created and stored on the iCloud service, accessible across multiple platforms and devices.
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Woodstock Ballroom 1, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

1:30pm

Is Your School Future Ready?
This session will help ensure that your school is Future Ready and the components are evident in all schools and linked to LCAP outcomes, to benefit every student.

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avatar for Rowland Baker

Rowland Baker

Executive Director, TICAL
Rowland Baker has been recognized for his leadership in the United States and Internationally with his work in education, innovation, leadership and technology. He has served public education for over forty years, and has been awarded for his work as a teacher, principal, director... Read More →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Plaza Ballroom CD, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

It's a Maze out There! Teaching Critical Thinking with Scratch
Writing programs with code provides students with real world applications and engages students in critical thinking. Learn to create a game in Scratch and how to integrate in your curriculum.
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avatar for Kristi Frankina

Kristi Frankina

Tech TOSA, Evergreen School District
I'm passionate about helping teachers. My vision is a world where every student loves coming to learn in an engaging, technology rich, 21st century environment. I'm making this happen, one classroom at a time.


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Smoketree F, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Lead Wild! Admins: Wake Up!
Time to lead wild! Sick of being in your office? Learn how to better connect with students, have fun with your team, and build the school community you’ve dreamed of leading.

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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mojave Learning Center, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Literacy and Discovery Education Streaming
In addition to providing compelling core content, Discovery Education’s digital resources support comprehensive literacy. Attend this session to gather great resources and strategies for enhancing students’ reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills; and learn how these tools complement students’ acquisition of emerging literacies, such as information literacy, digital literacy, and critical literacy.


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, California 92262

1:30pm

Marvelous Makerspace
Have you heard the buzz? Makerspace is hands on exploration, where students participate and take charge of their own learning. Creation and design are the name of the game!
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Horizon Ballroom 1, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

More Than Data, Science Is a Story: Infuse Writing in Science
Science is more than numbers. It involves stories in exploration, asking great questions, making claims, and thoughtful reflection. Explore how writing and digital storytelling develops better learners in science classrooms.

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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 →


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
San Jacinto, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Personalizing Student Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook
Using OneNote Class Notebooks you can make every learning experience personal. See how you can set up areas for group collaboration activities that encourage peer support and interaction. Then, scaffold individual learning with student notebooks viewable only by the teacher and student. Track goals, manage student progress, and provide support, feedback, and encouragement from one simplified location. Let OneNote help you personalize your classroom experience.


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Smoketree ABC, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Print Disabilities... Be Gone! Accessibility for All, so Every Student Can Create
Using the native accessibility features in iOS with all students can equalize the playing field for students with print disabilities. See how students can create for authentic audiences using Book Creator and creation apps. By enabling the built-in accessibility features, students who need the help can have it and every student has the choice!


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Primrose D, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Problem-Based Learning in ACTION
Problem-Based Learning provides students with opportunities to gain knowledge, acquire 21st-century skills, participate in inquiry-based learning, become participants in the global community, while using GAFE and other resources.  Presenter Resources

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avatar for Jacquie Robinson

Jacquie Robinson

TOSA, Rowland Unified School District


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Woodstock Ballroom 2, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

1:30pm

Ready, Get Set, Go, Run with 1:1 iPads
Learn how to implement a successful, sustainable schoolwide 1:1 program. In our fourth year of implementation, we bring in a great deal of experience to the implementation process.
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avatar for Smita Kolhatkar

Smita Kolhatkar

Director of Technology and Innovation, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Palm Canyon Suite AB, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Shining a Spotlight on Student Creativity: The California Student Media Festival
This session will highlight creative winning projects from the California Student Media Festival, detail how to enter your students' work, and showcase free resources for creating media in the classroom.UPDATED SPEAKER
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Andreas, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Sketchnotes: For You and Your Students
Sketchnoting is a creative way to make learning visible. Learn how to create sketchnotes on an iPad using sketching apps (like Paper53) and how to app smash your sketchnotes.
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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 March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Woodstock Ballroom 3, Hard Rock Hotel 150 South Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs CA 92262

1:30pm

Stop, Drop, and Write: Novel Tools for the Classroom
This interactive session highlights the resources available on the NaNoWriMo Young Writers’ Program website and its free tools for developing creativity and practicing critical thinking and writing skills.

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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Santa Rosa, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Students as Social Media Content Creators - We can Empower Them!
Our students can learn valuable digital citizenship and digital literacy skills through participating in, creating, and curating social media. Learn how we, as educators, can coach them in these endeavors.
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avatar for Liz Dodds

Liz Dodds

Teacher Librarian, Bullard HS


Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Mesquite EF, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

The Power of Small Data to Make Big Success Happen
In this session, you will learn how diagnostic data from a valid assessment tool combined with professional learning communities can cultivate individualized student learning, improve motivation, and ensure student success.
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Saturday March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tapestry Room, Hilton Hotel 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

1:30pm

Which One Doesn't Belong? Jumpstart Student Writing with Impostor Sets
Easy and engaging, impostor sets get students thinking critically and sharing ideas to use in writing. Originally created for math, they work for any content area. Not device or platform-specific.
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avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

i4Coach, Beverly Hills HS
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 March 19, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Catalina, Renaissance Hotel 888 Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262