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Saturday, September 14
 

8:00am

Breakfast and Registration
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and enjoy some delicious breakfast provided by Panera Bread and Walmart.
Starbucks provided coffee! 

Saturday September 14, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am
MPR

8:45am

Keynote: Unleash Your EduInfluence
Limited Capacity seats available

As teachers and administrators, we make a difference in the lives of students every single day -- even when we don't realize it. Like superheroes, we possess incredible power capable of shaping the lives of those we serve, and technology can only strengthen this superpower. Be inspired and encouraged as Brent shares transparent stories from the classroom and front office, stories that will remind you of your influence in the world of education -- your EduInfluence.

Speakers
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 September 14, 2019 8:45am - 9:30am
MPR

9:45am

Designing with G-Suite
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants of the Designing with G-Suite session will explore and experience how fundamental design principles can elevate any Google Slides and Drawings creation.  Participants will learn how font selection, color scheme, and balance can be used to create content to engage learners. Participants will then see how using familiar G-Suite apps can be used to create various types of visual aids like apps, infographics, logos, badges, e-magazines, and more.  This session will provide participants with a variety of shortcuts, extensions, and websites to boost their creative productivity.

Speakers
avatar for Raul Cortez

Raul Cortez

CTE Teacher, San Diego Mission Academy
I am a Google Certified Trainer with a passion for EdTech! With so many online tools available; my goal is to help individuals sort through the madness and access what will best assist their learning needs.I created Stay Learning in 2018. Stay Learning is a mindset for life-long learners... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 403

9:45am

Digital Minimalism for the Timid Techie
Limited Capacity seats available

So many tools, so little time! Do you feel overwhelmed by the constant barrage of apps, extensions, and information? Digital Minimalism encourages educators to intentionally choose and optimize technology for their classrooms.. Come learn how to harness the power of the “Swiss Army Knife” of Google for Education Apps: Google Slides. 

In this GO-SLOW session, you’ll be introduced to many of the features of Google Slides and get some ideas about how to use this tool with intention. Learn how to help focus student attention on interacting with content, getting and giving feedback, and creating evidence of learning, all within one app: Google Slides.



Speakers
avatar for Brittany Conrad

Brittany Conrad

Education Specialist, CNUSD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Edpuzzle COach, Flipgrid Certified Educator, dedicated Rocketbook User, Former Disney Cast Member and Starbucks Barista!


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 402

9:45am

Elevate Student Engagement with Nearpod and Flocabulary
Limited Capacity filling up

Competing with all the "digital noise" can be a tough task in any blended or online classroom. Have you ever wished YOU could control what your students see and do? Nearpod is a versatile app and web-based tool that will spark your students' interest and participation, allow you to deliver interactive lessons to all devices in the room, and receive real-time student data through quizzes, polls, drawing tools and more! Nearpod can transform the environment in which your students learn!

Speakers
avatar for Marcela Labrador

Marcela Labrador

CA School Sales Representative, Nearpod


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 404

9:45am

Flipping the Science Lesson Plan
Limited Capacity seats available

With the 4Cs in mind, a hyperdoc is a blended/flipped learning tool used to teach or review unit lessons.  In this session, participants will gain more knowledge about the 5E Learning Cycle and how to create a hyperdoc lesson plan for student use that supports the NGSS standards.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Barnett

Angela Barnett

Teacher, ABCUSD
I currently teach 3rd grade in a general education classroom at a Title I school in Lakewood, CA for ABCUSD. I integrate technology into my classroom curriculum and provide engaging activities that incorporate Google Apps for Education. As the ELA/ELD site lead, I incorporate various... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Oropeza

Kristin Oropeza

Technology TOSA, Little Lake City School District
I’m a former Special Education teacher turned Technology TOSA. I have a soft spot in my heart for #ELLs, #SPED, and K-2 littles. I ❤️ Twitter, graphic design, hand lettering, and working on the #CUELA Board of Directors.


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 412

9:45am

Getting Started Hyperdocs+Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This session gets you started on hyperdocs and Google Classroom. No more hauling piles of papers to grade at home! Learn how to efficiently create and push out a hyperdoc on Google Classroom. You will go home with a new created hyperdoc and lots of samples to play with!

Speakers
avatar for Blanca Lemus

Blanca Lemus

Teacher, Palm Springs Unified School District
I am a 6th grade math and science teacher with a passion for technology use in the classroom. I hold a Master’s Degree in 21st Century Teaching and Learning. I am a Board Member for CoachellaCUE.


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 405

9:45am

Modern Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you will learn the three essential elements of a modern learning environment and what instructional shifts are necessary to meet the needs of our modern learners.  This thought-provoking session will include resources and an action plan to prepare for immediate implementation.
 
Learning Outcomes:
 
At the end of my session, participants will have participants will have a fundamental understanding of what is essential to meet the needs of our students.  They will understand “why” the traditional model of instruction no longer meets the needs of our students and they will be presented with the “what” the three essential elements of modern learning.  
 
 
At the end of my session, participants will leave with resources, tools and an understanding of how to begin this very difficult, yet rewarding and crucial work. Opportunities to continue the learning and extending their professional learning network will also be provided.

Speakers
avatar for Lucio Padilla Jr

Lucio Padilla Jr

Director of Instructional Technology, Calexico Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 409

9:45am

Breaking News! Seesaw Update!
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Seesaw is literally the one app/web-based tool for all, and they just did a HUGE update. Whether you have been using Seesaw in your classroom, or have never even heard of it before, you do not want to miss this session. Come learn how to use Seesaw to engage students, connect parents and best of all, make your life easier!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Dean

Teacher, Amelia Earhart Elementary School
Passionate 1st Grade Teacher in Desert Sands Unified School District. M.A in Early Childhood Education and an M.S in Instructional Technology. Seesaw Ambassador, Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 and Google Certified Trainer. 2018 Coachella CUE Outstanding Teacher... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 311

9:45am

Engage Your Staff During Meetings & PD!
Limited Capacity seats available

Don't let your staff meetings be something staff dread. Make them fun by using Kahoot and other activities to Gamify your staff meetings! Learn how to make your own Kahoot, share with staff and get them having fun with the information in your meetings!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Eyre

Jennifer Eyre

Assistant Principal of Instructional Improvement, Coachella Valley Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 410

9:45am

Second Language Acquisition in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

Attendees will learn to use digital tools and strategies for second language acquisition in the domains of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Focus will be on the integration of technology in facilitating comprehensible input and authentic student output. This will also incorporate 21st Century Standards so that students will think critically, communicate effectively, work collaboratively, and create authentically.

Speakers
avatar for Donna R Goode

Donna R Goode

Teacher, Perris Union High School District
Donna Goode is a veteran educator who is committed to helping fellow educators learn to effectively use technology. She is a Google Certified Educator and is dual-credentialed in Spanish/English Language Arts. Donna is passionate about empowering educators to embrace the use of technology... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Room 411

9:45am

Game Creation: How Making a Game Can Unleash the Writers in your Classroom!
Limited Capacity seats available

Students stuck in a writing funk? Want them to get excited about writing? Want to try something really different that encourages writing? Students will design and build 3 different types of games: a cardboard arcade game, a board game and a video game! Students will write reflections and narratives along the way, plus learn about engineering and computer science!

Speakers
avatar for Jesus Huerta

Jesus Huerta

Teacher, Jefferson Elementary
Elementary school teacher, Instructor at Krause Center for Innovation. Implementing VR, AR, 3d printing, robotics, physical computing, makerspaces and more into the classroom everyday!


Saturday September 14, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am
Computer Lab Room 206

11:00am

Hyperduino-boost Your Poster Boards, Dioramas, and Physical Objects
Limited Capacity seats available

Traditional science and history/social studies poster boards have been largely unchanged since the 1950s. Hyperduinos and chromebooks now allow for a more 21st century maker space and interactive experience added to the presentations without changing the student-created project.

Speakers
avatar for Gabriel Velazquez

Gabriel Velazquez

5th grade teacher, Lead STEAM teacher, Hoffer Elementary, Banning USD
Fifth grade multiple subjects teacher for over 12 years and equipped with an MAED in EdTech enjoys leveraging blended learning, 21st century technology for STEAM hands-on projects such as 3D pens, 3D printing, coding for programming robots through obstacle courses, hyperduinos, and... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 312

11:00am

Infinite Learning Possibilities with EduProtocols
Limited Capacity seats available

Pedagogy is the driver; technology is the accelerator...improve student learning, increase efficiency, decrease your copy count by using EduProtocols. Based on the field guide by Jon Corippo and Marlena Heburn, successfully integrate low floor-high ceiling activities that will integrate technology and build class culture. What could be better!?!

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Voge

Kimberly Voge

Educator, PYLUSD
Kim Voge has been an educator for 26 years. As an instructional coach for seven years, her strengths lie in focused, streamlined experiences that can be applied to a variety of content areas and educational situations. Kim’s G-Suite trainings incorporate best practices including... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 404

11:00am

Let's Get Visual: Sketchnoting
Limited Capacity seats available

It’s time to vamp up the way we have students process information! Let’s do away with traditional note taking and give the students the opportunity to show their thinking in more meaningful ways. How can we do that? Sketchnoting! Sketchnoting uses a combination of pictures and words to amplify learning. In this session, you will learn the ins and outs of Sketchnoting, from its benefits, to getting started, to using it in your classroom. You’ll even get the opportunity to practice your own Sketchnoting skills, so you too can reap the benefits of this innovative way of notetaking!

Speakers
avatar for Ursula Fabiano

Ursula Fabiano

TOSA, Palm Springs Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 409

11:00am

SEL: Blended or On the Rocks!
Limited Capacity seats available

Like a good Margarita we need options with SEL. A packaged SEL curriculum is helpful but what if we want to mix and match. What if we want more? And how does SEL look in a blended learning environment. Do tech and SEL work together? Come learn the answer and gain lots of tools to create a consistent culture in your classroom that supports Ss Wellness and builds SEL skills!

Speakers
avatar for Crystal Villegas

Crystal Villegas

K-5 Online Teacher, Compass Charter Schools
Crystal Villegas is an Elementary teacher at Compass Charter Schools, in her 13th year of teaching and also Yoga certified to teach Prek- 12th grade students. She is passionate about teaching the whole child and incorporating solid practices of social emotional learning to schools... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 401

11:00am

Seesaw for Math!
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Seesaw has some amazing features that you really do not want to miss out on. Come and learn how to use Seesaw to have students explain their mathematical thinking, do quick exit tickets/assessments and help you! Extremely interactive. You will be ready to start using Seesaw in your classroom on Monday!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Dean

Teacher, Amelia Earhart Elementary School
Passionate 1st Grade Teacher in Desert Sands Unified School District. M.A in Early Childhood Education and an M.S in Instructional Technology. Seesaw Ambassador, Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 and Google Certified Trainer. 2018 Coachella CUE Outstanding Teacher... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 311

11:00am

Leading with Social Media
Limited Capacity seats available

How can we form digital communities to connect, inspire and learn from each other? Whether you are brand new to Twitter or trying to encourage your teachers and administrators to jump on, join us to learn more about how to: *Tell the story of your school community *Be a role model positive digital citizenship *Get students involved in representing the school’s digital footprint *Learn new ideas for using social media to engage families *See model social media policies for social media use by staff and students.

Speakers
avatar for Sue Thotz

Sue Thotz

Senior Program Manager, Common Sense Education
Sue Thotz is the Senior Program Manager for Common Sense Education. In 2011, Sue began working for Common Sense providing keynotes, professional development workshops, conference presentations, and support for districts across Southern California. Prior to Common Sense, Sue was a... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 411

11:00am

360 Degree Math: a Math Class Revolution
Limited Capacity seats available

Flip the script in the math class by putting your students center stage with 360 degree math.  Get your students up, performing, solving, and persevering by livening up the environment with whiteboard surfaces, music cues, visible random groupings, and strategic questioning.   Use an iPad and Airserver to untether yourself from your doc cam and fully mobilize yourself in the classroom. Attendees will experience what it's like teach and learn in a 360 degree math class and leave with the resources(inventory, implementation, tech integration) to go back to their sites and have their classrooms join the 360 Math revolution.

Speakers
avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

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


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 410

11:00am

Autonomy, App Smashing, and Differentiation in Math Class
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will enroll in a Google Classroom Designed for differentiation, showcasing the options for pushing assignments to specific students, creating groups, and housing accessibility materials for G Suite Tools (and Desmos). Participants will be given access to a Digital Math Notebook containing free tools and sources to support differentiation and Mastery Learning in their classrooms (such as FlipGrid, Khan Academy, YouTube, EdPuzzle, etc.), embedded choice board/math path templates, Interactive Learning Objectives, Rocketbook Pages, and Break-In/Out templates. Additionally, participants will create their own Response Validation Quiz in Google Forms and learn how to incorporate Desmos Graphs into Forms.

Speakers
avatar for Brittany Conrad

Brittany Conrad

Education Specialist, CNUSD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Edpuzzle COach, Flipgrid Certified Educator, dedicated Rocketbook User, Former Disney Cast Member and Starbucks Barista!


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 402

11:00am

Digital Interactive Notebooks in the Middle School Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you heard of the latest buzz word in edtech? Digital Interactive Notebooks are the way to go! Come and check out the tips that this session offers and get ready to create your first digital interactive notebook using some given templates!

Speakers
avatar for Blanca Lemus

Blanca Lemus

Teacher, Palm Springs Unified School District
I am a 6th grade math and science teacher with a passion for technology use in the classroom. I hold a Master’s Degree in 21st Century Teaching and Learning. I am a Board Member for CoachellaCUE.


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 405

11:00am

Boosting Achievement and Closing Gaps with Diverse Learners
Limited Capacity seats available

In general and special education classrooms, teachers will have students with various needs, including English Language Learners and students with disabilities. In this session, participants will be introduced and have time to explore tech-based tools that will support and bridge gaps in reading and writing for these students.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Barnett

Angela Barnett

Teacher, ABCUSD
I currently teach 3rd grade in a general education classroom at a Title I school in Lakewood, CA for ABCUSD. I integrate technology into my classroom curriculum and provide engaging activities that incorporate Google Apps for Education. As the ELA/ELD site lead, I incorporate various... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Oropeza

Kristin Oropeza

Technology TOSA, Little Lake City School District
I’m a former Special Education teacher turned Technology TOSA. I have a soft spot in my heart for #ELLs, #SPED, and K-2 littles. I ❤️ Twitter, graphic design, hand lettering, and working on the #CUELA Board of Directors.


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 412

11:00am

No Instruments? No Problem! Making Music in Any Classroom!
Limited Capacity seats available

Is your school's music program limited? Have students who can't afford to buy or rent an instrument? Don't worry, there are TONS of options! Stop by and make see the awesome apps available for Chromebooks that allow for music creation! See projects that progress students through the song creation process! Plus, see how students can create their own podcast!

Speakers
avatar for Jesus Huerta

Jesus Huerta

Teacher, Jefferson Elementary
Elementary school teacher, Instructor at Krause Center for Innovation. Implementing VR, AR, 3d printing, robotics, physical computing, makerspaces and more into the classroom everyday!


Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab Room 206

12:00pm

Lunch
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a delicious lunch! Compliments of Best Beverage Company. 

Saturday September 14, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
MPR

1:00pm

Easy as 1,2,3D. Introduction to 3D Printing
Limited Capacity seats available

3D printing can be for any classroom, any grade level, any school.  Learn the tools and know how to bring this futuristic technology into your classroom tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Paul Gordon

Paul Gordon

Teacher, Palm Springs Unified School District
I am a tech junkie that always wants to push the limits of what is happening. Trail blaze and making my own path is my style.


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Computer Lab Room 206

1:00pm

Engage Students with the 4 Cs
Limited Capacity seats available

Sometimes it is challenging to figure out ways to incorporate the 4Cs (creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication) throughout your lessons.  Adopting AVID practices at the elementary level has helped teachers create more engaging activities.  In this session participants will learn ways to incorporate technology into strategies like Note-Taking, the Jigsaw, Exit Tickets, and Reflections.

Speakers
avatar for Angelica Rodriguez

Angelica Rodriguez

5th Grade AVID SITE COORDINATOR, ABC UNIFIED
avatar for Angela Barnett

Angela Barnett

Teacher, ABCUSD
I currently teach 3rd grade in a general education classroom at a Title I school in Lakewood, CA for ABCUSD. I integrate technology into my classroom curriculum and provide engaging activities that incorporate Google Apps for Education. As the ELA/ELD site lead, I incorporate various... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 412

1:00pm

Getting Started with Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This beginner session will teach you the basics so that you can get started on your own. Regardless of your grade/subject, Google Classroom can fit your needs!

Speakers
avatar for MaryAlison Weintraub

MaryAlison Weintraub

Teacher, Baldwin Park USD
I am an elementary teacher and an instructional technology coach for teachers new to 1:1 devices. I am a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and a DonorsChoose Teacher Ambassador. I’m also Flipgrid, Edpuzzle, and Newsela certified. I love learning and have two master's degrees and... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 404

1:00pm

TED Masterclass
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide an introduction, resources and next steps to help develop ideas worth sharing among educators and students.  TED Masterclass is committed to helping educational organizations master the art of identifying, developing, and presenting ideas in the form of TED-style Talks.   TED believes that great ideas have the power to change people’s lives.  Once surfaced, your community’s ideas can be used to spread knowledge, share best practices, celebrate school culture, and improve the learning outcomes of students and educators within your community……and throughout the world.

Speakers
avatar for Lucio Padilla Jr

Lucio Padilla Jr

Director of Instructional Technology, Calexico Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 405

1:00pm

Digitizing Literacy Tasks for the Primary Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Transform your classroom.This session focuses on how technology can be utilized in 1:1 classrooms, with an emphasis on literacy learning. Learn how to  integrate  technology within a balanced literacy in an elementary classroom. The session is a hands on session for primary  1:1 classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Bhavini Patel

Bhavini Patel

TOSA, Palm Springs USD
Bhavini is a Technology TOSA for PSUSD. She is an Apple Teacher, Level 1 and 2 Certified Google Educator. She has taught both first grade and fifth grade.


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 311

1:00pm

NGSS Using Google Slides for Elementary
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn how to create interactive NGSS lessons using Google Slides by editing the master slide, using Google Draw, and adding customized drag and drop features. 

Speakers
avatar for Roni MacDonald

Roni MacDonald

EdTech Coach, Corona Norco USD
I help support 50 schools, K-12, with another EdTech coach. I recently received my Google Trainer certification, as a result of my love for Google products and helping teachers with effective technology integration and 21st century pedagogy. My focus is on student-centered learning... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 409

1:00pm

Teachers Who Love Free
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and learn a few ideas of ways to incorporate sites like NoRedInk, Padlet, Kahoot, and Quizziz into your content. I have compiled a list of ways to use these sites and their free versions into meaningful engagement opportunities for students.

Speakers
avatar for Alexis Arias

Alexis Arias

Teacher, Desert Sands Unified School District
English Teacher to Alternative Education students, excited about creating educational environments and experiences that break away from traditional mindsets of what learning looks like. 11 years living the Teacher Life. M.A. in Reading and Writing. CCEA State Teacher of the Year... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 402

1:00pm

Amplifying Student Voice & Choice to Empower Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you will learn how to create choice boards and digital portfolios to support differentiation and increase engagement in your classroom using GSuite and other web tools. Join me to learn how to empower your students to use their voice to share their learning beyond the classroom walls.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Alaniz

Christina Alaniz

5th grade Teacher, Palm Springs Unified
I am a wife, mother, and 5th grade teacher who loves all things techy and geeky. I am a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Filpgrid Student Voice Ambassador. I believe in bringing dynamic teaching to my students in order to foster their love of learning and I love sharing... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 401

1:00pm

Bootstrap: Coding video games with CS & Algebra
Limited Capacity seats available

Integrate Computer Science into your Math courses with Bootstrap. Teach your students to code in a cloud based environment, to program a videogame using Algebra(order of operations, linear equations, piecewise functions, compound inequalities, and distance formula).Attendees will leave with resources and ideas on how to integrate certain modules of the free Bootstrap program into their existing math curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

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


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 410

1:00pm

Fostering 4C’s ( Critical thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication) using Scratch Coding Platform
Limited Capacity seats available

Session will introduce educators to the Scratch, and how it can be blended across all subjects and curriculum. Student presenter will showcase coding projects that manifest their understanding of concepts across curriculum and integration of Scratch with Lego Robotics. They will lead the audience in creating a scratch project.

Speakers
avatar for Deepika Srivastava

Deepika Srivastava

STEAM & Innovation Coordinator, Redlands Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 411

1:00pm

Creativity in the Classroom with Google Slides
Limited Capacity filling up

Let's get creative with Google Slides! Session attendees will learn how Google Slides can be utilized to take a more creative approach to typical classroom assignments. Attendees will learn how to create infographics, storybooks, newsletters and memory books using Google Slides, along with helpful add-ons for these projects.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Oropeza

Kristin Oropeza

Technology TOSA, Little Lake City School District
I’m a former Special Education teacher turned Technology TOSA. I have a soft spot in my heart for #ELLs, #SPED, and K-2 littles. I ❤️ Twitter, graphic design, hand lettering, and working on the #CUELA Board of Directors.


Saturday September 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 312

2:15pm

Next Steps with Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will cover topics for usage, management, and improved productivity for those who have learned the basics of Google Classroom and want to be more proficient and efficient.

Speakers
avatar for MaryAlison Weintraub

MaryAlison Weintraub

Teacher, Baldwin Park USD
I am an elementary teacher and an instructional technology coach for teachers new to 1:1 devices. I am a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and a DonorsChoose Teacher Ambassador. I’m also Flipgrid, Edpuzzle, and Newsela certified. I love learning and have two master's degrees and... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 404

2:15pm

Teaching Empathy Through Sketching
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers
avatar for Fernando Argüelles

Fernando Argüelles

Ed Tech Coach, Calexico Unified School District


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 409

2:15pm

Why teach​ history when we can just Google it? An Inquiry Based/PBL Approach to History/Social-Science in a Digital Age
Limited Capacity seats available

Ideas on how to incorporate technology into your History/Social-Science lessons using Inquiry and PBL in a digital age.

Speakers
avatar for Laurel Kirchhoff

Laurel Kirchhoff

Innovation/EdTech Coach, Corona Norco USD


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 312

2:15pm

#K2CanToo Use Google for Literacy Centers
Limited Capacity seats available

Super interactive session where you will learn how to use GAFE tools with K2 students for literacy centers. Participate as a student with Google Docs, Slides & Drawing to practice literacy skills + create copies of digital templates. Learn how to take some of those paper-based centers that work and make them more engaging & interactive w/GAFE. Learn how to enhance the learning experience. You will leave with templates made and ideas ready to use in your classroom tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Dean

Teacher, Amelia Earhart Elementary School
Passionate 1st Grade Teacher in Desert Sands Unified School District. M.A in Early Childhood Education and an M.S in Instructional Technology. Seesaw Ambassador, Apple Teacher, Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 and Google Certified Trainer. 2018 Coachella CUE Outstanding Teacher... Read More →
avatar for Kari Sutherland

Kari Sutherland

Teacher, Dr. Carreon Academy
1st Grade Teacher in Desert Sands Unified School District. I have a passion for educating the next generation, implementing both a hands-on, real-world approach, as well as technology! Seesaw Ambassador & EdPuzzle Coach.


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 311

2:15pm

Go Further, Faster, and Higher with your GATE Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Use the prompts of Depth & Complexity to extend your regular ed and Gifted students pass their comfort zone.

Speakers
avatar for Nyree Clark

Nyree Clark

Curriculum Program Specialist Technology, Colton Joint Unified School District
I have been blessed to be able to work my DREAM JOB! Over the years I have become a Reading Recovery teacher, GATE Certified, and a Google Certified Educator. I have taught K-4 as a classroom teacher and currently a CPS (Curriculum Program Specialist) in Technology. I love this new... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 403

2:15pm

Maker Mind - Building a School-wide Makerspace
Limited Capacity filling up

In this hands on session, participants will learn how to construct a school-wide Makerspace in one location. There will be hands-on activities and ideas on how to build a master schedule to accommodate all classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Kirsten Knapp

Kirsten Knapp

Principal, Desert Sands Unified School District
Kirsten Knapp started out as a classroom elementary teacher and moved up to the district office as a Technology Teacher on Assignment. For 6 years, she trained administrators, teachers, and students in Desert Sands Unified School District on how to effectively use technology in the... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 405

2:15pm

Game of Chromes: Rule the 1:1 Kingdom with an army of the Mightiest Apps & Extensions
Limited Capacity seats available

Get familiar with the vast world of Chrome and the Chromebook! Participants will walk away from this workshop ready to rule their 1:1 Chromebook classroom.  Install and explore the best educational Chrome Apps & Extensions to help with classroom management, offline access, and student creation! Attendees will explore screencasting, Blended Learning, Time Management  and how to improve workflow!

Speakers
avatar for Ed Campos

Ed Campos

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


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 410

2:15pm

Google: Bringing the World into Your Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to learn how you can bring your lessons to life using Google's Geo tools? In this session, we will explore Google My Maps and Google Tour Builder and the various ways you can use them in to create or enhance interactive and engaging lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Alaniz

Christina Alaniz

5th grade Teacher, Palm Springs Unified
I am a wife, mother, and 5th grade teacher who loves all things techy and geeky. I am a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a Filpgrid Student Voice Ambassador. I believe in bringing dynamic teaching to my students in order to foster their love of learning and I love sharing... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 401

2:15pm

Increase student engagement and creativity using Google Slides
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to create high-impact presentations with Google Slides. Learn how to plan and build an interactive slide show. Get started with a template or create a new slideshow from scratch by adding and formatting text, working with images, shapes, and inserting video. Learn how to increase engagement: Student Introductions, Agendas, Create story books, Jeopardy Game and Pear Deck.

Speakers
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Lizbeth Pirrie

Teacher, Brawley Union High School
I am a full time Spanish teacher and Instructional Coach at Brawley Union High School, in addition I am a Google Certified Trainer and Flipgrid Ambassador. I have a B.A. in Spanish from San Diego State University and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Specialization in Integrated... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 412

2:15pm

Tasty as grandma's Raspberry Pi. An intro to physical computing
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about the $35 computer that is taking Makerspaces and Coding Clubs by storm.  Learn how to write code and bring it to life and see what it can do in the real world.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Gordon

Paul Gordon

Teacher, Palm Springs Unified School District
I am a tech junkie that always wants to push the limits of what is happening. Trail blaze and making my own path is my style.


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Computer Lab Room 206

2:15pm

5 Fun and Easy Creation Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you’re beginning your tech journey or well on your way, you’ll leave this session with 5 fun, and yes, easy, creation tools for your students use. They’ll learn, create, and have fun at the same time. Tools are appropriate for all grade levels, from primary school to high school. Join me in this interactive, hands-on session where we’ll create, collaborate, and share implementation ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Marilyn McAlister

Marilyn McAlister

6th grade GATE Teacher, El Centro Elementary School District
My name is Marilyn McAlister. I’ve been an educator for 27 years. I currently teach sixth grade GATE in El Centro, California. In 2017, I was honored to be named Teacher of the Year for the Imperial County and became a Google Certified Educator. I’m passionate about building relationships... Read More →


Saturday September 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 411

3:30pm

Closing and Raffles
Limited Capacity seats available

Grab your raffle tickets and get ready to win a prize!

Saturday September 14, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm
MPR

4:00pm

Happy Hour
Join us for happy hour at Big Rock Pub! We would love to hang!


Saturday September 14, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Big Rock Pub 79940 Westward Ho Dr, Indio, CA 92201