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Friday, October 26
 

10:00am PDT

Technology Education to the 8th Power
Limited Capacity seats available

Experience a comprehensive, fun technology education scope and sequence for grades one through eight that teachers can use to plan project-based activities that align with content standards while building students’ digital citizenship, information literacy, creativity and problem-solving skills.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/dianemainfallcue2012/

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 1 - Concurrent Session

11:15am PDT

Storytelling and the Common Core
Limited Capacity seats available

Let’s help our students use their natural interest in and facility with stories to deepen their learning across the curriculum. The ancient art of storytelling helps us learn, make connections, and communicate important information.


Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15am PDT
C201/202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:15am PDT

Research and Best Practices to Engage the Online Learner
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will share research from a Teacher Education Course which utilized Web 2.0 tools to improve student engagement. Best practices for online learners will be shared and participants will discuss ways they can improve instruction for online learning.

Presenter Resources:
http://drdickenson.com


Friday October 26, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 2 - Concurrent Session

1:15pm PDT

Google Lit Trips v.2 New Destinations and New Opportunities
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Lit Trips is expanding beyond "the great literature" to "all things literary." Think personal writing, walking tours, and literary locations and events AND think MOBILE!


Presenter Resources:
http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Handouts.html

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
C201/202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 3 - Concurrent Session

2:30pm PDT

The Advantages of Edmodo: Capitalized in a Variety of Learning Environments
Limited Capacity seats available

The flexibility of Edmodo provides a collaborative, organizational, and differentiated management potential to diverse forms of learning environments; including foreign language, science, and social and emotional advisory groups.


Friday October 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

3:45pm PDT

Digital Storytelling Goes Social
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover how students can share their stories using Web 2.0 tools. See how students can find online resources and work collaboratively to build digital stories.
Presenter Resources:
http://www.arnieabrams.net

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 5 - Concurrent Session

3:45pm PDT

Self-Directed Learning Systems for Teachers and Kids
Limited Capacity seats available

Overwhelmed by too much information and too little time? We'll describe how to assemble your own set of tools like Diigo, Mendeley and Quizlet to learn new content quickly and get smarter faster.


Presenter Resources:
Http://bit.ly/dodge-ple-ncue-2012

Speakers

Friday October 26, 2012 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
C201/202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
 
Saturday, October 27
 

9:00am PDT

Blended Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Thurgood Marshall has abandoned the traditional teaching model and has created the co-centric circles in the classroom while using the blended learning model to impact student achievement.


Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am 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

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C106

9:00am PDT

Make Your Class a Community with Edmodo
Limited Capacity seats available

Edmodo is like Facebook for schools. Use with the peace of mind that only you and your students can see and access it. This "walled-garden" is a safe place to teach responsible social networking skills and to give your class an online presence. Oh, did I mention it's FREE?


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C102 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

9:00am PDT

Make Your Classroom Xtranormal
Limited Capacity seats available

Xtranormal is an excellent tool that affords online and face-to-face instructors to create a sense of community in their courses.  Xtranormal can be used by students to present information to a face-to-face or online course.  This free and easy tool will transform “welcome messages” into one that the students will remember.

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/cuefall2012/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C206
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

9:00am PDT

Picasa Web Albums - Adding media delights to Google sites
Limited Capacity seats available

Picasa Web, Google's photo-hosting service, is a super easy way to instantly post pictures, slide shows, or student work from your computer, iPad, or smart phone. Come learn how you can use this free tool that is a part of Google Apps for Education to add media delights to your Google Sites and set up a shared Drop Box that even your youngest students can use to share their work.


Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/a/amassi.net/google/sites/picasa

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C205

9:00am PDT

Teaching and Learning the Common Core Way
Limited Capacity seats available

Preparing students for the demands of the CCSS: This session will encompass an inquiry-based approach to using technology to address ELA and Math standards. Gain a better understanding of the teaching and learning implications of CCSS.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C103 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

9:00am PDT

Using Technology to Help Understand RTI
Limited Capacity seats available

I will be outlining ways to work with technology to help asses, evaluate and work with students that fall below the 50% in all or some academic areas as outlined by the Response to Intervention Program.


Saturday October 27, 2012 9:00am - 10:00am PDT
C210 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 6 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium - What's New
Limited Capacity seats available

Creative Suite 6 is the latest release from Adobe and includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more. Join us to delve in to the new features in CS6.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.adobe.com/education

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C201/202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session, Commercial

10:15am PDT

Designing Content the Common Core Way
Limited Capacity seats available

Designing lessons addressing ELA CCSS can be fun! Participants will leave with valuable resources to help them plan and build content that can be used immediately.


Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C103 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Let Google Sites be Your Lesson Planning Best Friend
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Google Sites is the best tool for housing all your Unit Lesson Plans, resources, documents, and student file archive. You will never need another Unit Binder. Toss your Filing Cabinet tomorrow!


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C205
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session, Addendum

10:15am PDT

National Certification for Innovative Educators - Be Leading Edge
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover a certification program designed for innovative educators like you. Leading Edge Certification prepares educators to be digital age leaders and learners.


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 →


Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C102 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

10:15am PDT

Shooting for the STARs, a High School Approach to RTI
Limited Capacity seats available

Ernest Righetti High School tackled RTI by creating a logical placement process. ERHS utilizes a scientifically researched web-based program to achieve success. Presenters will discuss purpose, process, hiccups and success.


Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C210 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

Twitter, Professional Development, Professional Learning Community
Limited Capacity seats available

This is the beginner’s guide to Twitter for teachers. Develop your professional learning network through Twitter. You’ll become surrounded by dynamic teachers that are passionate about educational technology.


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

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 7 - Concurrent Session

10:15am PDT

YouTube + iPads = Adventures In Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Looking for a tool that is free, easy to use and takes your students on an adventure through the learning process?  If you are a new user or have been integrating YouTube into your classroom for years, this session will redefine the way educators use YouTube in today’s classrooms. Bring your iPads and be ready to have fun!

Presenter Resources:
https://sites.google.com/site/cuefall2012/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 10:15am - 11:15am PDT
C206

11:30am PDT

Leading Edge Certification - Digital Educator Focus Group
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is an opportunity to share your input and shape the third Leading Edge Certification, Digital Educator. The purpose of this certification is to develop the pedagogy and skills of K-12 classroom teachers to utilize technology to expand student learning opportunities. Join us to provide feedback that will guide our curriculum development. You will also have the opportunity to sign up to participate in one of the first certification workshop offered and become a Leading Edge Certified Digital Educator.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30am PDT
C102 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Movie and Video Production with the iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

Movies and video production on a mobile device. Yes, it's possible and fun. Join us as we examine the pedagogical applications of video production in the classroom and how an iPad makes it possible.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30am PDT
C206

11:30am PDT

Open Source Common Core State Standards in Searchable Table Format
Limited Capacity seats available

We will share the beta version of Common Core State Standards in a searchable, customizable, stand alone database file from the Transcorder Project. Started at the CUE conference in Palm Springs last March, we are a small group of volunteer programmers and educators who are building a set of CCSS assessment and reporting tools to be distributed freely to teachers, students and administrators throughout the US. The first of these is the CCSS and the CCCS in a searchable table format. We hope to have this ready by the end of the year, but it is far enough along that we will be doing a beta version "sneak peek" demo.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30am PDT
C205

11:30am PDT

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium - What's New
Limited Capacity seats available

Creative Suite 6 is the latest release from Adobe and includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more. Join us to delve in to the new features in CS6.

Presenter Resources:
http://www.adobe.com/education

Speakers


Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
C201/202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 8 - Concurrent Session, Commercial

11:30am PDT

Google Lit Trips v.2 New Destinations and New Opportunities
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Lit Trips is expanding beyond "the great literature" to "all things literary." Think personal writing, walking tours, and literary locations and events AND think MOBILE!


Presenter Resources:
http://www.googlelittrips.com/GoogleLit/Handouts.html

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
C103 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 8 - Concurrent Session

11:30am PDT

Great eLearning vs. Online Road Kill: How Can You Tell the Difference?
Limited Capacity seats available

What should you expect from a great online course? How do you know if it’s any good, if your students will be highly engaged, if activities provide multiple learning paths, if the course is accessible to all students or if teaching and learning goes beyond knowledge and comprehension? We’ll review iNACOL’s standards for quality online courses, explain how to take a course for a test drive, share how to select engaging courses and speak to course features you should be expecting from publishers.


Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

11:30am PDT

Student Data + Mail Merge = MAGIC!
Limited Capacity seats available

Use the power of word processing to customize communication with students. Create personalized greeting cards, letters, business cards, and certificates of recognition in a few easy steps! Mail merge is magic!

Presenter Resources:
http://pennyspresentations.wikispaces.com/

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
C210 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

Collaboration with Technology in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Educators are starting to see more and more technology being introduced into their classrooms. During this session, we will review how students interact with each other and their Teachers utilizing technology. Many of the topics we will review include interactive whiteboards, iPads and Android tablets, student response systems, and social media.

Speakers


Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
C201/C202 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

Create a Classroom Community with Edmodo
Limited Capacity seats available

Come get an overview of Edmodo and how it can be used to create interactive classrooms. Edmodo’s a great way to teach students about responsible online communication and digital footprints.

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

1:30pm PDT

The Infinite Thinking Machine: Greatest Hits
Limited Capacity seats available

Join the producers of the hit Internet TV show, the Infinite Thinking Machine, as we take a fun romp through our favorite tools, ideas, and classroom innovations featured in the shows. Warning: it may get ridonkulous!


Presenter Resources:
http://www.infinitethinking.org

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 →


Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
C102 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 9 - Concurrent Session, Addendum

1:30pm PDT

Using your IWB as a Learning Center
Limited Capacity seats available

If you have an interactive whiteboard, you have a new addition to your learning centers. Discover ways that you can utilize this tool to allow small groups to interact and learn and that won't take tons of teacher prep!


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
C206

2:45pm PDT

Classroom Pinboards: Using Pinterest in Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Effectively learn to use the fastest growing social network in education, Pinterest, in the classroom for everything from building PLNs, collaborating around the world, to project-based learning!

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

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
C210 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States

2:45pm PDT

Teacher Dashboard
Limited Capacity seats available

Teacher Dashboard manages and secures Google Apps in your school.  See individual student activity in docs, on blogs and on computers.  Ensure online safety: review/audit student e-mail.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
C205

2:45pm PDT

Tweeting Our Learning- Thinking Strategies 140 Characters at a Time
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover a way to share the learning in your classroom with the world using iPhoneography and 140 characters to summarize thinking for Twitter.
Presenter Resources:
http://goo.gl/lBNUg

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
C208/209 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 10 - Concurrent Session

2:45pm PDT

Using Twitter to Build a Professional Learning Network
Limited Capacity seats available

Designed for those new to Twitter, this session will walk participants through creating a Twitter account, its basic use, and how to use it to build connections and develop a strong professional learning network.


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

Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
C103 3000 Newell Drive American Canyon, CA 94503 United States
  Session, 10 - Concurrent Session

2:45pm PDT

Using Your "Clickers" with Common Core
Limited Capacity seats available

Just because the Common Core is moving away from one right answer doesn't mean it's time to toss your student response devices! There are many ways you can use these engaging devices in conjunction with the deeper thinking that are the aim of the new standards. Applicable for any student response system.


Speakers

Saturday October 27, 2012 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
C206