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Saturday, November 2
 

10:40am

3 Techniques for Teaching Social Justice: Virtual Reality, Podcasts, Polling
Are you looking for new ways to address tough issues in your classroom? Together we will explore three techniques--360° Video and Images, Podcasts/Audio Resources, and Online Polling Tools. Each of these techniques provide unique perspectives and sensory experiences that can help guide students to their own conclusions when discussion contemporary social justice issues.

Speakers
avatar for Judy Nguyen

Judy Nguyen

Teaching & Learning Consultant, All Covered Education
Judy, Teaching & Learning Consultant for All Covered, has been an educator for over 15 years. She previously taught in a 1:1 laptop environment at Rosary Academy. When Rosary adopted a campus-wide 1:1 laptop program, Judy accepted the position of Director of Educational Technology... Read More →
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Diane D'Alba

Rosary Academy


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
E3

10:40am

Bringing California State Parks into your Classrooom with PORTS!
Come experience PORTS (Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students), an award winning FREE distance learning program that connects your classroom curriculum to 15 California State Parks, via real-time Virtual Field Trips. Discover the different parks your class can visit, and the ways that these programs connect to your curriculum!

Speakers
avatar for Erin Gates

Erin Gates

PORTS Program Coordinator & K12 Access Project Coordinator, California State Parks PORTS Program
Erin has been actively engaged in the field of interpretation for over 15 years. Graduating from Humboldt State University with a B.S. in Natural Resources Interpretation, Erin began her career as a field interpreter among the majestic Redwoods in northern California. She has blended... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
WL1

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

Universal Design for... Reading
See how UDL (Universal Design for Learning) applies to reading and how you can support ALL students as readers. Topics include: using reading levels with nuance & evaluating text complexity more holistically, increasing diverse representation of readings, and valuing multiple reading formats (e.g., comics) & forms of delivery (e.g., audiobooks).

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Sannwald

Suzanne Sannwald

Teacher Librarian, West Hills High School
Anthony Devine, Stephanie Macceca, and Suzanne Sannwald are Teacher Librarians from the Grossmont Union High School District. In addition to collaborating together as part of the district’s Library Council, they actively participate with others via site, district, and professional... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Devine

Anthony Devine

Teacher Librarian, El Cajon Valley High School
I like talking about digital portfolios and getting students to make their thinking visible. I want students to prove that they have met learning goals by being able to demonstrate their learning through digital portfolio curation. Currently I'm working on ways to collect and display... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Macceca

Stephanie Macceca

Teacher Librarian, Valhalla High School
Anthony Devine, Stephanie Macceca, and Suzanne Sannwald are Teacher Librarians from the Grossmont Union High School District. In addition to collaborating together as part of the district’s Library Council, they actively participate with others via site, district, and professional... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 10:40am - 11:30am
WL2

12:20pm

Build Digital Lessons with UDL Mindset
This session will look at how to integrate specific strategies related to Universal Design for Learning into Google Doc-based digital lesson and HyperDocs. By embracing the UDL mindset, you can broaden engagement, provide options, and support all of yours students.

Speakers
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Dan McDowell

Director of Learning and Innovation, Grossmont Union High School District


Saturday November 2, 2019 12:20pm - 1:10pm
M4

12:20pm

Interactive Maker Projects: Student Showcase Projects Made Stellar
Attend this workshop to see how Inexpensive devices like the BBC micro:bit and Arduino now make it possible to link student-made videos and other digital media to classic classroom projects such as dioramas and posterboards, while also creating a springboard to coding and robotics.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans

Director of Technology Integration, MakerBit
Matthew Evans, M.Ed with a focus on Educational Technology, authorized Google Education Trainer, is an experienced educator, currently teaching prospective educators how to integrate technology in their curriculum at the University of San Diego. He has served as an Educational Technology... Read More →
avatar for Roger Wagner

Roger Wagner

Inventor, MakerBit-HyperDuino
Roger Wagner is a former math & science teacher, creator of HyperStudio, and most recently, the creator of the MakerBit & HyperDuino, which have pioneered new ways of interconnecting digital media and physical student-made projects.As an educator and educational technology innovator... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 12:20pm - 2:10pm
E5

1:20pm

Integrating Virtual Reality in Upper Elementary Social Studies
Learn how Tamura Elementary's 3rd graders and St. Columban's 4th graders used Google Tour Creator to create Virtual Reality tours to show off Orange County and our beautiful state of California. In this session, you will participate in a Google Expedition and watch a 360 video using your smartphone and VR viewer. You will also learn how to create your very own tour using Google Tour Creator.

Speakers
avatar for Judy Nguyen

Judy Nguyen

Teaching & Learning Consultant, All Covered Education
Judy, Teaching & Learning Consultant for All Covered, has been an educator for over 15 years. She previously taught in a 1:1 laptop environment at Rosary Academy. When Rosary adopted a campus-wide 1:1 laptop program, Judy accepted the position of Director of Educational Technology... Read More →
avatar for Bre Smith

Bre Smith

Education ITSC, All Covered Education


Saturday November 2, 2019 1:20pm - 2:10pm
E3