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Friday, October 26
 

9:00am PDT

CUE Corner Open
Opportunity to purchase Visions Technology books, CUE Gear, and bottled water.

Friday October 26, 2012 9:00am - 5:00pm PDT
A103

9:00am PDT

Registration
Pick up your conference materials, workshop and tour tickets and badge.

Friday October 26, 2012 9:00am - 5:00pm PDT
Library

9:15am PDT

First-timers Orientation Session
Limited Capacity seats available

If this is your first time to CUE, then attend this orientation to maximize your time while you're here.

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 9:15am - 9:45am PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:00am PDT

A Spotlight on Visual Storytelling
Limited Capacity seats available

Our world is surrounded by imagery. In many cases images are used to provide directions, information, or even tell stories. Join me as we examine the world of visual storytelling.

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:00am PDT

Active Reading Motivation; or Making Thirsty Horses
Limited Capacity seats available

In today’s fast paced society, students don’t care to read. Why should they? Participants will learn motivational strategies and techniques proven successful in the middle school.

Presenter Resources:
http://bibliocean.pbworks.com/w/browse/#view=ViewFolder¶m=CUE%20Conference%202012

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 1 - Concurrent Session

10:00am PDT

JAVA Programming in Middle School? Absolutely!
Limited Capacity seats available

This class is an introduction to programming concepts and JAVA language.

Presenter Resources:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13fj0Jk1icolXBJUxbvU_Rs6_eELE2rPpMFSENdkYgBw/edit

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:00am PDT

Shining a Spotlight on Student Creativity: Winners from the California Student Media Festival
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how the spotlight can shine on your students! This session will highlight the amazing and creative efforts from winners of the California Student Media Festival. Join us to see the innovate ways that technology is used in the classroom across the state. We hope it inspires you to get your students recognized. We will also showcase the FREE submission process and how you can “steal this festival” and start your own regional celebration.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Lawrence

Mike Lawrence

Chief Maverick, MaverickLearning
Mike is an award-winning teacher, administrator and educational leader. He served as the CEO of CUE, expanding the nonprofit’s impact, and also directed the California Student Media Festival (mediafestival.org) for a decade. He served two terms on the ISTE Board and on the UNE... Read More →


Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:00am PDT

The Personal is Political: Remix Video and Fair Use
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will look at the learning opportunities for creating remix videos using found video footage online with an emphasis on fair use and critical thinking skills.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.kqed.org/edspace

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 1 - Concurrent Session

10:30am PDT

Tours of New Tech High School
The mission of NTHS is to prepare students to excel in an information-based, technologically advanced society.  Their program encourages students to learn through collaboration with family, business, and community.  Students learn in an innovative and professional environment fostered by the use of advanced learning methods and technology. Pick up ticket onsite at pre-registration counter in the Library, ACHS.

Friday October 26, 2012 10:30am - 12:30pm PDT
Meet Outside Front

11:15am PDT

ePortfolios: Using digital portfolios to enhance ELA
Limited Capacity seats available

ePortfolios provide a great opportunity for students to showcase their learning and provide authentic assessment opportunities. This session provides participants with the experience of creating one so that they understand the process and can use it with their students or a training with their staff. This session is not only for ELA teachers, but all content teachers! Activities are aligned to Common Core Standards for ELA. Bring your own device (laptop or iPad recommended) and come ready to jump in!


Presenter Resources:
http://prezi.com/sswa6he6uxcb/using-digital-portfolios-to-enhance-ela-with-stem/

Speakers
avatar for Geoff Belleau

Geoff Belleau

Consultant, California Department of Education


Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15am PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:15am PDT

Creative Projects Using MS Word
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the special features and tools of MS Word, learn dozen cool activities and projects for students to create that support classroom concepts and lessons.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/a/scoe.net/jan-valine/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:15am PDT

Designing Online Communities of Practice With Brokers of Expertise
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover educators can create and manage online communities of practice, share resources, and accessing dynamic content with the California Department of Education’s web portal, Brokers of Expertise (www.myboe.org).
Presenter Resources:
http://myboe.org

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:15am PDT

iPads for Learning?... Flexible, Personalized and Authentic!
Limited Capacity seats available

Already using iPads in the classroom? Just considering an implementation? Either way, this fast-paced session will be a rich source of ideas and resources about learning with the iPad.

Presenter Resources:
http://lainierowell.com/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:15am PDT

Media Literacy Today
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to candy coat higher order thinking. Acquire tools to help students become critical of the media around them.

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 2 - Concurrent Session

11:15am PDT

Reading for Meaning: Strategies from Read Naturally You Can Implement for Success
Limited Capacity seats available

Materials to assess students for fluency and develop comprehension for high stakes tests. Your students will increase fluency and comprehension levels by two to three grade levels in one year.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.readnaturally.com/pdf/ReadingforMeaning_Workbook_2011-09-07.pdf


Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 2 - Concurrent Session

1:15pm PDT

Asking Good Questions; Getting Good Answers
Limited Capacity seats available

Good questions identify good search terms leading to good search results! Work done by The Right Question Institute, Public Learning Media, and others help us with tools and processes for success.

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 3 - Concurrent Session

1:15pm PDT

Canvas on the Street: Designing Youth Digital Art Projects for Public Spaces
Limited Capacity seats available

Public spaces are powerful venues for youth expression in larger arenas. Explore ways to design STEM integrated art projects that take youth collaborations out into public spaces.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/canvasonthestreet/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:15pm PDT

Captivate Students with Thinkfinity’s Free and Engaging Educational Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Find FREE educational resources with Thinkfinity! Thinkfinity.org gives you access to thousands of free, high-quality educational resources, including Common Core standards-matched lesson plans, student interactives, videos, multimedia explorations, and more.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/thinkfinitycontent/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 3 - Concurrent Session

1:15pm PDT

Explorations with CLRN! Energize Your Lessons & Excite Your Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and learn about activities, tutorials, and lessons available to enhance your instruction and engage your students beyond the classroom. All websites are free, standard-aligned and without advertisements. Stuff you can use on Monday morning!

Presenter Resources:
www.clrn.org

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:15pm PDT

iChallenge with iPads-Challenge Based Learning on iPads
Limited Capacity seats available

We challenge you to come learn about Challenge Based Learning with iPads. CBL is a collaborative and creative process that challenges students while integrating technology into the process.
Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/srvusdcbl/


Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:15pm PDT

Teaching, Technology and The Common Core: American Canyon Models New Collaborative Approach
Limited Capacity seats available

Gain usable implementation ideas to engage students while meeting Common Core objectives. Explore methods for using peer-to-peer collaboration, social media, other technology tools to satisfy Common Core standards in Humanities.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.studysync.com/resources.cfm


Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 3 - Concurrent Session

1:15pm PDT

Technology Tools to Improve English Language Learners Academic English
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session technology tools will be explored as a means to develop Academic English for English language learners. A review of how Web 2.0 tools can be used throughout the curriculum to increase students comprehensible input in English.

Presenter Resources:
http://drdickenson.com


Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:30pm PDT

'Fly Our Flag' Service Learning Project
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore new ways to teach your students Common Core History Standards through a daily tradition. Encourage students to serve their school, motivate them to learn through inquiry, and build community.

Presenter Resources:
http://tinyurl.com/Fly-Our-Flag

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 4 - Concurrent Session

2:30pm PDT

CANCELLED Targeted iPad Use in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This session has been cancelled.


Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Cancelled

2:30pm PDT

Common Core 101
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will give a basic overview of the Common Core standards and how technology can play a huge role in student learning.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.jasonseliskar.com/2012/common-core

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 4 - Concurrent Session

2:30pm PDT

Developing, Designing, and Delivering Effective Presentations
Limited Capacity seats available

The purpose of this presentation is to provide all attendees the strategies, techniques, and methods to produce effective presentations. The methods and examples shared are applicable to any format in which a presentation is to be delivered: professional development, classroom instruction, online instruction, professional conference, etc.


Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:30pm PDT

Organizing Your Cool Tools for Your Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn some organization strategies to organize the cool tools you learn about at CUE conferences so you can more easily categorize, find, and use them in your curriculum.
Presenter Resources:
http://sites.google.com/site/msagbowo

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:30pm PDT

Teach Digital Writing with Web 2.0 Tools: Communicate, Collaborate, Reflect & Publish
Limited Capacity seats available

In an era of texting, tweeting, and Facebook updates digital writing is necessary to success beyond the classroom. Teach digital writing using Google.docs, blogs, online discussions, journaling, and website creation.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.catlintucker.com

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 4 - Concurrent Session

2:30pm PDT

Telling the Computer What To Do: Student Agency for Creativity and Competence
Limited Capacity seats available

The opportunity costs of using computers for flash cards and test prep include lost time on productive and interesting tasks and conditioning towards “Doing What the Computer Tells You”.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.thedigitalstoryteller.com/telling-the-computer/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 4 - Concurrent Session

3:45pm PDT

Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos
Limited Capacity seats available

Flip your classroom! Drive inquiry, differentiate your instruction and use class time to create student-centered learning opportunities that encourage communication and collaboration! Don't want to record your lectures? No problem!
Presenter Resources:
http://www.catlintucker.com

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 5 - Concurrent Session

3:45pm PDT

Flipping for the Common Core
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Flipped Teaching and Blended Learning can be effectively integrated into the Common Core to meet 21st Century Skills.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/kolsetschool/presentations


Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

3:45pm PDT

New Tech Assist and Integration for Special Needs Students
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you will learn about hardware and software (online and computer down to hand-held iPod, iPad) that will help students with many types of problems to participate in the classroom and to learn necessary lifetime skills.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.dcn.org/iug/Meizel

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

3:45pm PDT

Situated Learning - Making the Real-World Clickable with QR Codes
Limited Capacity seats available

Curious about those little square codes? They are QR Codes and they link the real-world to the digital-world. Explore ways to use those codes to communicate and educate.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.lainierowell.com

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

3:45pm PDT

STEM Science and Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Innovative and cheap ideas for classroom learning looking at DIY tech projects modeled through a classroom space simulator.
Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/johnstonefms/space-simulation

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 5 - Concurrent Session

3:45pm PDT

Update: California's Education Technology Blueprint
Limited Capacity seats available

Update and discussion of the development of a new education technology blueprint for California. Hear about the Education Technology Task Force recommendations and learn how you and your students can provide input NOW!


Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
 
Saturday, October 27
 

8:00am PDT

Coffee & Pastries
Start your day with coffee and pastries in the Foyer of the Administration Building, ACHS.

Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Foyer

8:00am PDT

Registration
Pick up your conference materials, workshop and tour tickets and badge.

Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00am - 1:00pm PDT
Library

8:00am PDT

CUE Corner Open
Opportunity to purchase Visions Technology books, CUE Gear, and bottled water.

Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00am - 3:45pm PDT
A103

8:00am PDT

Sponsor Tables Open
Networking with vendors at their tables both upstairs and downstairs in the central hallway in the Administration building. Learn about resources, opportunities and new tools.

Saturday October 27, 2012 8:00am - 3:45pm PDT
Foyer

8:15am PDT

First-timers Orientation Session
Limited Capacity seats available

If this is your first time to CUE, then attend this orientation to maximize your time while you're here.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 8:15am - 8:45am PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am PDT

Blending iPad and Desktop Apps for Storytelling, Video, and Photography
Limited Capacity seats available

Educators have inspirational stories to tell. The iPad and other mobile device apps can both simplify & enhance multimedia storytelling to share your learning community's great success stories.
Presenter Resources:
http://storiestotell.edublogs.org/


Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am PDT

Bloomin’ H.O.T. & Digitally High: Rolling with CCSS in Grades 4-8
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore attaining higher order thinking skills and the use of digital tools to meet the new English Language Arts Reading and Writing Common Core State Standards in grades 4-8.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/21stlearner/ccss-digital-bloom


Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am PDT

Champion Combination Classes! Make Teaching a Combo a Snap with These Ideas!
Limited Capacity seats available

Come see how I use out of the box methods to teach my 4th/5th grade combination class! By using a variety of technology and online supplemental curriculum, I have created a wonderful program that enables me to teach ALL of the subject areas to BOTH grade levels.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.mrspechan.com/teachers.html

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am PDT

Feedback Machine: Using a Mail Merge with Google Spreadsheet for Student Communication
Limited Capacity seats available

How to have students digitally submit assignments with a Google Form, paperless grading and giving students feedback from the Google Spreadsheet using mail merge.

Presenter Resources:
http://alicekeeler.com/go

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

9:00am PDT

iPad Apps K-8
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about some of the best apps being used by teachers in K-8.


Presenter Resources:
http://www.tech-learn.org/cue12/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

9:00am PDT

Student Engagement through Intergenerational Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Students bridge the generations by providing digital literacy skills to senior citizens. Hear how students prepared for training and how through patience, dedication and innovation, the seniors became tech savvy.


Presenter Resources:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/33201288/SoHumMOUSE_Squad_10-26-12.pptx

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

9:00am PDT

Using the Backchannel to Empower Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to use the backchannel, the secondary conversation surrounding a presentation, to challenge your students to think deeper and reach further with their ideas.
Presenter Resources:
http://backchannel.edtecworks.com/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:15am PDT

Common Core: Crossing The Bridge
Limited Capacity seats available

For many years, ed tech geeks swore by the importance of integrating technology into the core curriculum. Thanks to Common Core, curriculum and technology can no longer be separated. Come listen to a discussion of how the common core standards embed technology and what that means for everyone.

Presenter Resources:
blog.discoveryeducation.com/aspittell

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Digital Storytelling Using iPads and iMovie
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore the pedagogy, techniques, and application to content using student-generated digital stories created on the iPad using iMovie. Authentic research, writing, and speaking become transferable 21st century skills. Resources provided!

Presenter Resources:
https://cueds2012.wikispaces.com

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:15am PDT

Got ELLs? Using Websites to Create Stories and Dialogues Through Collaboration
Limited Capacity seats available

How to engage students in conversation by creating dialogues and stories that can be easily shared with other students. They edit their work and work collaboratively while sharing their stories. How to use various websites to support the creation and collaboration of ESL student work.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Introduction to QR Codes
Limited Capacity seats available

You've seen the funny barcodes, you've wondered what they are... maybe someone tried to explain it to you, but you still do not get it. Bring your smartphone and get started with an basic introduction to QR codes.

Presenter Resources:
http://alicekeeler.com/go

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Learning 24-7 with Mobile Devices
Limited Capacity seats available

Why should learning start and stop within the confines of a classroom? See examples of tools that students can use on their mobile devices (phones, tablets, computers) to support, continue and enrich their learning experiences any time, anywhere.
Presenter Resources:
http://3rs4teachers.wordpress.com

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Lego Robotics – Making the Kids Want to Stay to Learn
Limited Capacity seats available

LEGO is no longer just plastic bricks. Our intelligent robots have motors and many sensors - sound, light, ultrasonic, touch and much more! Use these robots to get kids more involved!

Presenter Resources:
http://www.legoeducation.com

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
D159 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session, Commercial

10:15am PDT

Licensed to Drive… Google Style
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover how educators can be in the drivers seat to better personal productivity, creating, sharing, and collaboration with Google Drive.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.mhammons.com

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:15am PDT

PowerPoint: How-to’s, Must Do’s and Definite Don’ts!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to transform your presentations using guiding principles for creating quality content, learn basic graphic design elements, and discover software how-to’s to create engaging and effective presentations.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/kimberlyharrisononline/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:15am PDT

Tools of Engagement
Limited Capacity seats available

In the “Need to Know” project, students collaborate to make a Google Site that focuses on a TED Ideas worth spreading issue. Through the process students learn to select, embed and present videos on their website, to create and embed a presentation slide show, to write a short summary of their project and embed all of these elements into a crafted website. The “Heroes Project” has students find an unsung hero and create a short film that documents their hero’s life. During the process, students must research the historical, social and political background of their subject, film the interview, then analyze and edit the film to produce the final documentary.
Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/evcain21stcenturytechnology/home


Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Common Core?
Limited Capacity seats available

The Common Core standards are coming so what? If you haven't looked at the Common Core Standards for California this session is for you!

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/fallcue12/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Expanding Literacy Practices Through Design Thinking and Digital Media
Limited Capacity seats available

This session introduces ways to use digital media tools to support and expand literacy education in the classroom and in a blended learning environment so that it includes multiple methods for students to represent and express their understanding of course content while finding the “best fit” for their particular interests and abilities. A design-based method is used to organize student learning and provide the framework for students to expand their abilities in multiple forms of meaning making. Particle classroom examples are provided to demonstrate and support presentation material. Suggestions for how to incorporate the design-based methods and possible assessment into existing curriculum are also addressed.
Presenter Resources:
http://mediatransforms.us/Transliteracy/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 8 - Concurrent Session

11:30am PDT

Finding Your Spark
Limited Capacity seats available

A good teacher can be the spark that lights a fire in their students. Learn how find that spark and fan it into a fire that can spread to your students and your fellow teachers.
Presenter Resources:
http://dgrice.wikispaces.com/Finding_Your_Spark

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

iPads to Support English Language Learners
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn ELD strategies that are integrated with the use of iPads to support English language learners.
Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/ipadsandellstudents/home


Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 8 - Concurrent Session

11:30am PDT

Organizing Student Communication in Google Apps
Limited Capacity seats available

Flooded with 200 "Untitled Documents" when you have students share with you? Tired of sifting through hundreds of student emails? Learn some simple tips and tricks to organizing Google Apps use with students.

Presenter Resources:
https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhhn3qwv_119gs63s7ff

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Simplify Your Life With Your Digital Swiss Army Knife
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn a few simple free tips that will instantly streamline your workflow. Work with two super-efficient professionals in this engaging presentation and learn about what will simplify your life now.

Presenter Resources:
http://bit.ly/PDbyEC


Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Taking Your First Steps in Integrating Technology into your Primary Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will provide you with ideas to take your first steps into the world of edtech inside your classroom. This session will be focused on those who would like to begin using technology in the classroom but have yet to do so.


Presenter Resources:
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=632553

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 8 - Concurrent Session

11:30am PDT

Using Technology in the Special Day Class
Limited Capacity seats available

Discussion of how the use of technology can improve the academic performance of students with Special Needs.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/teachwithpassion2/home

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

12:30pm PDT

Exclusive Sponsor Time
Networking with vendors at their tables both upstairs and downstairs in the central hallway of the Administration building. Learn about resources, opportunities and new tools.

Saturday October 27, 2012 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Foyer

1:30pm PDT

CCSS: Taking Technology Use to a Whole New Level
Limited Capacity seats available

Do your students have the technology skills needed to meet the ELA Common Core State Standards. Learn what those skills are and when students should attain them.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/21stlearner/ccss-technology


Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

Creating Movies to do English Language Development in ELs and Other Students
Limited Capacity seats available

We'll be creating a vod/podcast to develop oral language skills for EL and other students. I'll be looking for audience participation, but it's not required.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 9 - Concurrent Session

1:30pm PDT

Creative Projects Using MS Word
Limited Capacity seats available

Using the special features and tools of MS Word, learn dozen cool activities and projects for students to create that support classroom concepts and lessons.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/a/scoe.net/jan-valine/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
E202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

Integrating Digital Media Design and Criticism with Geometry
Limited Capacity seats available

This session features the "Roadkill Cafe" a New Technology High School project integrating digital media and geometry. The project asks students to rebrand the Roadkill Cafe while seamlessly integrating mathematical problem based learning.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/a/newtechhigh.org/cue-sessions/


Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
C103 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 9 - Concurrent Session

1:30pm PDT

iPad Literature Circles
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover innovative ways to conduct literature circles with mobile devices. Witness how students use iPads respond to literature through writing, research, and multimedia. Attendees will leave this session with strategies to guide reading instruction on the iPad that will develop a deeper understanding of content, differentiate the learning process, and provide alternative processes for students to demonstrate understanding.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A205 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 9 - Concurrent Session

1:30pm PDT

Learning Academic Language Using Web 2.0 Tools: A Challenged Based Research Project
Limited Capacity seats available

The Presenter will show how he got his 4th grade students to become excited about learning academic language using the social media tool Edmodo, along with various web 2.0 tools.
Presenter Resources:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RfsQFKP_D6Udr5FhF5N6yRohjwNoQuE8nXgcaImGhKY/edit#slide=id.p25

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

Personalize Learning and Meet the Common Core
Limited Capacity seats available

Start with the learner to redesign learning and environments, create Personal Learner Profiles and Learning Backpacks so learners access tools, engage with the curriculum and express what they know in multiple ways.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.personalizelearning.com

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

PORTS-Connecting students to California State Parks through Interactive Videoconferencing
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore California State Parks with your students without leaving your classroom through the PORTS Distance Learning Program. PORTS provides free, interactive and engaging videoconference presentations live from state parks.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.ports.parks.ca.gov


Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 9 - Concurrent Session

1:30pm PDT

Video Killed the PowerPoint Star
Limited Capacity seats available

Presentations are not meant to be slide after slide of bullet points. Breathe new life into presentations with engaging videos.


Presenter Resources:
http://eduawesome.com/videokilled

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:45pm PDT

AppleTV in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

AppleTV has become an alternative for IWB due to its Airplay feature that allows mirroring and access to iTunes content.


Presenter Resources:
http://www.jasonseliskar.com/2012/appletv-in-the-classroom/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A215 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 10 - Concurrent Session

2:45pm PDT

Are You in Top Form? Google Forms for Leaders
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Forms is an extremely powerful tool for collecting and analyzing all sorts of data. The Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL) has designed several FREE templates to assist school administrators in their never ending quest to compile, aggregate, disaggregate, and analyze data to guide their instructional programs.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.portical.org/tools/gf/


Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A221 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:45pm PDT

Digital ID Project: Empowering Students to Develop their Digital ID
Limited Capacity seats available

The Digital ID project http://digital-id.wikispaces.com/ invites students, teachers, and administrators to contribute to a toolkit of essential information, resources, and guidelines to foster upstanding global Digital Citizenship.
Presenter Resources:
http://digital-id.wikispaces.com


Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A206 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 10 - Concurrent Session

2:45pm PDT

Digital Toolbox for English Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will give you the digital tools you need to make your lessons more exciting, connect with other English teachers, and create digital projects with your students.


Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A204 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:45pm PDT

Overexposed: Kids’ Online Privacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Snap-Click-Post. Kids can share a lot of information about themselves online, which poses challenges to schools. Learn about kids’ online privacy and resources for schools to educate kids and parents.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A203 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 10 - Concurrent Session

2:45pm PDT

Publish Your Own Common Core Textbooks Using iBooks Author
Limited Capacity seats available

Bring the Common Core to life with iBooks Author. Create a new kind of textbook that’s current, interactive, and custom-tailored to your students.


Presenter Resources:
http://eduawesome.com/ccss

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:45pm PDT

WebQuests for a New Era
Limited Capacity seats available

See how WebQuests are keeping up with the times. Edmodo and Google integration, flipped classrooms, iPad support, Common Core… it's all in there! Find thousands of existing lessons or make your own.


Presenter Resources:
http://bit.ly/wq-ncue-2012

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
A216 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States