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Professional Learning / Professional Development [clear filter]
Saturday, November 2
 

9:40am

CAL-TPA New Teacher's Technology ToolKit
What's in your technology toolkit? The CDE has a new requirement for teacher candidates that includes a rigorous rubric to evaluate technology integration. This interactive session will invite participants to share tech resources and best practices for new teachers.
Join online at: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XwKwe25podLqybbTx7V-9AHNPgZnA9aTACk5AYJsOSw/edit?usp=sharing


Speakers
avatar for Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Cynthia Sistek-Chandler

Professor of EdTech, National University, Private Non-Profit University Sanford College of Education
I am passionate about connecting the digital dots with new technologies and learning theory. I love friends and colleagues who have consistently pushed, innovated, schmoozed, and created their own digital dots. Techno-Innovators such as Peter and Paul Reynolds, Barbara Bray, David... Read More →



Saturday November 2, 2019 9:40am - 10:30am
E4

9:40am

Order Up at the Bookmarks Bar
Rather than focus on 1 program or idea, the premise of this session is to equip educators with a full tool belt of educational technology programs that will increase their capacity with assessment, personalized learning for students, gamification, and student engagement.

Speakers
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Joshua Ducharme

Associate Principal, Hawking STEAM Charter School 2
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Anne Barnes

6th Grade Teacher, Hawking STEAM Charter School 2


Saturday November 2, 2019 9:40am - 10:30am
M2

9:40am

Sites on Sites on Sites
Tired of the standard Google Sites themes? Want your students to personalize their Sites creations? There's no need to be a code ninja or a graphic designer learn how using familiar G-Suite tools can take your Google Sites to the next level!

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 November 2, 2019 9:40am - 10:30am
WL3

10:40am

Designing with G-Suite
The Designing with G-Suite session will empower teachers to create visually engaging content for their students. Attention spans have shortened due to the mass consumption of digital media which takes place every day. We must compete with this content to engage student learning. There is no need to purchase expensive graphic design software when G-Suite offers 2 powerful tools in Slides and Drawings. Infographics, HyperSlides, apps, logos/badges, e-magazines, the possibilities are endless.

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 November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
WL3

10:40am

Online Professional Learning Platform
This session will go through the creating and implementing stages of creating a district-wide online professional learning platform. Participants will see how our district has taken ideas from other districts in order to create our own online professional learning platform along with an open badging system using all free resources.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Avera

Stephanie Avera

Director, Educational Technology, Capistrano Unified School District


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
M11

10:40am

The Canvas Invasion!
Come explore Canvas LMS and its great functionalities from submitting assignments, assigning grades, as well as personalized features for individual students.Canvas provides users with a clean, user-friendly interface with a dashboard page that quickly summarizes assignments, announcements and other relevant information across course sites.

Speakers
avatar for Claudja Van Orden

Claudja Van Orden

Instructional Technology Resource Teacher, SDUSD
Claudja Van Orden is a SDUSD Instructional Technology Resource teacher where she is in charge of collaborating with teachers in the integration of technology. Claudja’s love for technology started when she first started teaching as she managed the Triton and Patterns Project at... Read More →
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John Keast

Teacher, SDUSD


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
M2

10:40am

The Power of Storytelling in Modern Education
In this session, participants will look at a variety of ways to share stories of risk taking in the classroom with various stakeholders. Through the lens of real life examples, participants will see how the power of sharing our successes can shift an entire school culture.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Plocinski

Amanda Plocinski

Instructional Coach, Montgomery Middle School/Cajon Valley Union School District
Upon receiving her California single-subject credential in English-Language Arts as well as a Master of Education specializing in curriculum and instruction, Amanda Plocinski spent five years in the middle school English classroom. Never being one to shy from taking risks in the classroom... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
M4

12:20pm

Baby Flaps: Get going with Twitter!
Start from the ground up and explore best practices and pro tips! Session is intended for those who have not used Twitter before, or those who want a refresher.

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Tiffani Brown

Grossmont Union High School District


Saturday November 2, 2019 12:20pm - 1:10pm
WL1

12:20pm

Unlocking Student Potential Through Strengths, Interests, and Values
In this workshop, participants will unlock career exploration by deciphering their strengths, interests and values in an engaging quest to be the first to escape from career indecision.

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Rhoads

Lauren Rhoads

Teacher, Cajon Valley Union School District
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Chris Collins

Teacher, Cajon Valley Union School District


Saturday November 2, 2019 12:20pm - 2:10pm
SS4

1:20pm

Counting Matters!
Take a look into a child’s mathematical thinking through Counting Collections! Observing children count gives you a unique look into their organizational system & strategies for counting. It helps guide next steps for developing number sense for all ages.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Rolf

Jennifer Rolf

Curriculum Resource Teacher, Santee School District


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:20pm - 2:10pm
M2

1:20pm

Land the gig! Updating your resume and interview skills
The application process has evolved and those looking to seize the next opportunity in their EduCareer need an innovative toolkit. Chat with facilitators who recently landed their dream jobs in education. We'll explore resume strategies, tips for interviews, and how to stand out in a field of outstanding candidates.

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Tiffani Brown

Grossmont Union High School District
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Johanna Simko

Cajon Valley USD


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:20pm - 2:10pm
WL1

1:20pm

Social (Emotional) Networking
Participants will experience the possibilities of social networking as a professional development learning tool, while engaging and nurturing student social-emotional learning. Participants will be shown the tools to setting up educator social media accounts for networking and how to create a positive, growth mindset classroom environment.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Moe

Lisa Moe

4th Grade Teacher, Chino Valley Unified
Lisa Moe teaches 4th Grade at Eagle Canyon Elementary in Chino Valley Unified School District and is known as "Miss MOE-tivation". She recently received a GATE certification from University of California, Riverside and a second Masters degree in Educational Technology from California... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:20pm - 2:10pm
M3

1:20pm

Using Verifiable Digital Badges to Motivate Training Participants
This session will walk participants through how to create their own Verifiable Digital Badges to motivate attendees at their next PD or training. Best practices will be addressed by sharing a case study (client/intern project) from SDSU's Learning Design & Technology program. Technology solutions will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Krisha Moeller

Krisha Moeller

Regional Ed Tech Specialist, Innovation High School San Diego
My name is Miss Moeller (Miss Moe) and I'm an EdTech Specialist for a number of schools in San Diego. I possess an M.Ed. in Educational Technology from SDSU. I am also a Google Certified Trainer, Administrator, and IT Support Specialist. I have recently been working with students... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:20pm - 2:10pm
WL3