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Saturday, October 13
 

12:30pm

Adding Digital Ingredients to Feed ALL Hungry Readers and Writers
Looking for ways to cook up reading and writing instruction using technology in your classroom? This session has the ingredients to spice up and feed those hungry students through the use of authentic audience, choice and timely, easy feedback.

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Kristina Allison

Assistant Principal, Roseville City School District
Kristina Allison is currently an assistant principal at an amazing International Baccalaureate middle school in Roseville, California.  She has been in education for over 15 years and has taught language arts, computer science, social studies, RSP, German and even home economics... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C208/209 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

BookSnaps - Snapchat for Annotation and Digital Visualization
Let’s speak the students’ language using Snapchat to share excerpts of a book while annotating with #BookSnaps. This fascinating strategy engages both hemispheres of the brain and increases learning retention. Join this workshop session to explore how students AND staff create BookSnap reflections to make their thinking visible.

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Tara Martin

Educator, Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
I’m an educator, writer, leader, and hugger. Teaching is hands down my purpose in life, next to being a mom! I consider myself an instructional coach by default because leading by inquiry tends to bleed over into any educational role I’ve had the honor to serve. I'm honored to... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C201/202 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Build an EdTech PD Program On a Tight Budget
Need to train and develop your teacher in edtech integration but can’t afford dedicated personnel? We are two school district administrators who’ve managed to build effective programs of edtech professional development on a budget, while building community and leadership capacity at the same time.

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Josh Harris

Director of Educational Technology, Alisal Union School District
Josh Harris is an educator who is passionate about bringing equity to all student through the use of and access to digital tools and the global community of learners. He has been in public education since 1999.  He started in education as an ASL interpreter.  From 2000 to 2013 he... Read More →
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Kelly Martin

TK-8 Educational Technology & Curriculum Coordinator, Lake Tahoe Unified School District

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
E205/206 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Data Rich, Action Poor: How we can maximize student data
Come learn how brothers and school administrators, Rusty and Joe Clark, utilize data to differentiate instruction and personalize learning. We are having an open discussion on best practices using data in the classroom with an all-in-one, user friendly platform to discover learning gaps and identify specific learning deficiencies!

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Otus

The Otus Student Performance Platform combines an LMS, an Assessment Platform, a Data Warehouse, and a collection of Classroom Management tools on one platform. When classroom tools and learning data are centralized, students can be supported like never before.


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C206 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Diffusing Digital Drama: Creating a Culture Founded on Digital Citizenship
How are students are using social media to create digital drama and what can schools do to create a culture of digital citizenship? Discover a combination of education tools and best Learning best practices to rethink how all students build their digital footprint in and out of school.

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Jamie Nunez

Bay Area Regional Manager, Common Sense
Jamie is the Bay Area Regional Manager at Common Sense and supports school districts in their efforts to implement digital wellness initiatives. For over 15 years, Jamie has redefined education practices by designing creative learning networks for educators. As a former high school... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D304 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

EdTech Padawan to EdTech Master: District Wide Tiered Professional Development
Come and learn how a group of EdTech Yodas, also known as our Technology Teacher Leadership Team, created a series of tiered professional development to build the capacity of our teachers to leverage technology to create stronger collaborative teams and accelerate student learning.

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Benjamin Boesch

I have had the good fortune to serve the students of Bakersfield City as a teacher, academic coach, and most recently an Educational Technology Specialist with the Curriculum and Instruction department at Bakersfield City School District.
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Rayshell Fambrough

Educational Technology Specialist, Bakersfield City School District
Currently serving as an Educariinal Technology Specialist for Bakersfield City School District. Passionate about student creation, collaboration and communication using technology. Technology gives us access to worlds beyond. My job is to help turn that access into knowledge and... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D161 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Embedding Voice: Infusing Presentation Literacy into your Classroom Routine
We’ll explore ways to help kids prepare for their future, by honing presentation literacy skills in every facet of their education. From peer conversations, to audience presentations, we’ll discuss ways to help students be creative, powerful and engaging, as they share ideas with the world.

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Bethany Dizon

DLP Tile 1 Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
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Paige Greenfeld

DLP Instructional Coach, Cajon Valley Union School District
I'm a Title I Instructional Coach at Anza Elementary School in Cajon Valley Union School District. I am passionate about including EVERY child in the learning process and helping students access curriculum and knowledge. I love collaborating with others and learning new things.
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Sarah Wright

Instructional Coach, Emerald Middle School, Cajon Valley
I am a mom of 2, a teacher, facilitator and technology guru. I enjoy connecting with others to share and develop ideas!

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C210 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Fake News Alert! Guiding students to Become Curious Skeptics
Notice that it's getting harder to discern reliable news stories from fake ones? It is especially difficult for kids! Come discover resources and learn more strategies and tools you can use to guide students to gain the skills needed to become more skeptical and responsible users and producers of information.

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Amy Linden

Teacher Librarian, El Dorado High School
Amy Linden is the teacher librarian for El Dorado High School in Placerville, CA. Amy has been an educator for 26 years, 20 of those as a teacher librarian, in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada. She is a frequent presenter and past recipient of two CSLA Good Ideas! awards... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
A204 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Flipping the Elementary Classroom
Flipped learning isn’t only for middle and high school teachers. Elementary teachers can better differentiate their classrooms by including flipped learning techniques into their everyday routines, and in return, dedicate more time towards small group instruction. Leave with tools you can use on Monday, no matter what your experience level.

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Ann-Marie Skaggs

Teacher on Special Assignment
Mrs. Skaggs has been teaching elementary school in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2005. Currently, she is the Inquiry and Technology TOSA for the Larkspur-Corte Madera School District. She has received her Masters in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Dominican University... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
E208 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Formative: A CFU, Feedback, and Reteach Love Triangle- Spicy!
Let’s explore how the free web-based program Formative uses real-time checking for understanding, has instant and delayed feedback, and opens classroom time for reteaching. In this session we’ll take and create some Formatives together. BONUS- Formative is like a cell phone plan for your personal life: free nights and weekends!

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Caleb Neilson

5th-Grade Teacher, Kings River-Hardwick Elementary School
I'm in my eighth year teaching 5th-grade at Kings River-Hardwick Elementary School. I am a Google Certified Educator and a CUE Innovative Educator. I enjoy running, playing retro video games, coaching soccer, and supporting Fresno State athletics. I am also a husband and father of... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
E108 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Green Screen Movie Making on a $20 Budget
Join me on your trip to anywhere…another state, another country, another planet. All you need is a few bucks in your wallet, a phone or iPad and a vivid imagination. Let’s create a green screen movie together!

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Ali deGuia-Bumgarner

Teacher/Tech Integration Enthusiast, Dixie School - Dixie School District

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D281/282 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

How to Become a Google Classroom Grading Ninja
Mountains of student work piling up? Report cards constantly sneak up on you? Find out how to utilize Google Classroom to declutter your desk and implement an easy, effective digital routine to keep you on track, up to date, & home by 4PM! Walk away with: -A 3-step workflow you can implement immediately -Lesser-known GClassroom time-saving hacks & creative solutions -Sample rubrics + resources

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Corinne Yeager

Ed Tech TOSA, Emery Unified School District

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
E202 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Leading a Tech Slam Professional Development
The most current and effective professional development strategy as teachers become intermediate and advanced teachers leveraging technology, a tech slam is a PD strategy that allows you to introduce multiple tech applications and strategies to teachers in a short period of time. Teachers take your ideas and run. TOSAs learn to coordinate and implement a tech slam at your site.

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Natalie Valles

Teacher, Tech Instructional Integration Specialist, Tahquitz High School
Teacher, Tech Instructional Integration SpecialistState/National CUE & Ca League of Schools Presenter , Certified GAFE Educator and Presenter, Certified Newsela Educator, Kahn Academy Ambassador, CC Lead, Tech Integrated Curriculum Design, A+ mom, plus I rock the mic @ Kareoke... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
A202 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Leading for Change
Administrators are some of the loneliest people in the building. This session is an opportunity for Administrators to come together to learn from each other, exchange ideas and head back to school inspired by at least one new initiative or PD idea to try on their campus.

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Anne Schaefer-Salinas

Associate Principal, Notre Dame High School
I work at an all-girls Catholic High School where I began in the Social Sciences Department. Over time, I have taught nearly every history course we offer. I transitioned into Administration in 2013 and am currently serving as the Associate Head of School for Academics. As a result... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C106 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Maker, Maker Everywhere. Now's the Time to Make
Makerspaces are trendy right now but how do you know if it’s a good fit for your school? Why not start one in your library? We will explore how to incorporate a makerspace into any curriculum and show how easy it is to get one started at any budget.

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Julia Maynard

Teacher, SFUSD
Hello. I am a teacher-librarian and I run our makerspace. Before that, I taught sixth grade for twelve years. For the first six years, I was in a self-contained class and then taught history, English, and many various iterations of a tech class. I am a founding teacher at Willie L... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D303 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Math Rocks! Exploring the Elementary Standards of Mathematical Practice
Make Math thinking visible! The Standards of Mathematical Practice ask that students engage with numbers in a whole new way! Let’s explore FREE online resources as well as Seesaw and Google Slides to support the development of the math practice standards while engaging young learners through play, inquiry, and authentic tasks.

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Susan Stewart

Instructional Technology Coach, Fowler Unified School District
K-2 Can, TOO is the motto of this lead learner! Susan Stewart is Google Education Innovator and Trainer. She is currently the K-12 Instructional Technology Coach for Fowler Unified School District in Central California. Within her district, Susan has facilitated the implementation... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D203 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94515

12:30pm

Painless Privacy: Empowering Educators and Students to Safely Create Content
Feeling daunted by the daily data privacy headlines? In this session, educators will be empowered with resources and techniques for helping themselves, their colleagues, and the students/school communities they serve to be both technology-rich AND data privacy savvy.

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Geoff Belleau

Education Programs Consultant, California Department of Education
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Jerry Winkler

Director, CDE
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Elizabeth Wisnia

Education Programs Consultant, CDE
In addition to being a Data Privacy/Governance Consultant for the CDE, I am the proud mom of two squirmy, active, wonderful boys. I love to run, bake, write, and get outdoors as often as possible.

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
A203 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Promethean Escape Room
You will participate in a mobile escape scenario that will highlight cracking codes, virtual reality, robotics, searching for missing links and unraveling the steps to complete your mission. You will leave this session invigorated and inspired—with new ideas to engage and challenge your students!

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Promethean

Empower Educators and Inspire Students.  For over 20 years, Promethean has been recognized worldwide as a leader and innovator in education technology.  At Promethean, we develop classroom solutions that are easy-to-use, empower educators, and inspire student achievement.


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C103 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Reaching All Learners with Blended Learning and Student Ownership
Blended learning should empower students with engaging technology and increase their 21st century skills. To do that, teachers need to have access to PD that models the blended learning environment with voice, choice, and online resources. This interactive PD guides teachers tracking student progress and growing student ownership. We’ll explore free platforms providing immediate feedback, including Kiddom.

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Nicole Plante

Nicole Plante is a former middle and high school ELA teacher who received her B.A. in English (U.C. Berkeley) and her M.A. in English Education (CUNY- Brooklyn). At Kiddom, she is a Support Specialist who uses her experience to support diverse range teachers and students.

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Kiddom

Kiddom’s school operating system enables educators to collaborate and individualize instruction. Classrooms gain access to a library of teaching resources and curriculum development tools. Beautiful, actionable reports help students, teachers, parents, and administrators monitor... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
A206 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Student-led Conferences for Student-centered Education
How can we get students to take greater ownership of their learning and see how education supports their own goals? How can we better individualize instruction, promote reflection and growth, and create more authentic experiences? Come learn about student-led conferences, then design your own with our fail-proof plans and resources!

Presentation: bit.ly/SLCsforallpresentation

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Marisa E Thompson

Teacher, PD Instructor, Coach, Carlsbad Unified, University of San Diego
Marisa Thompson (M.A. Teacher Education) has fourteen years of experience teaching various levels of English including advanced and support classes. As a district leader, she assesses success and develops goals and curriculum, K-12, and designed a role to become their first Innovation... Read More →
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Brooke Tobia

Teacher, Carlsbad Unified
Brooke Tobia has over ten years of teaching experience within the fields of Mathematics, Science and English. She specializes in project based learning, student self-assessment, and innovation within the classroom. Brooke is currently part of Calavera Hills Middle School’s Math... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
D104 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Teaching and Learning with Minecraft
Learn more about the ways teachers across the world are unleashing Minecraft for deeper student learning and engagement. Gain insights and discover resources to help you leverage one of the world's most popular games in your classroom.


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Tammy Dunbar

teacher, Manteca Unified School District
Tammy Brecht Dunbar, M.Ed., S.T.E.M. teaches 5th grade in Manteca (CA) Unified, is the 2020 NCCE Closing Keynote and is a 2018-2019 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Fellow. She was named 2016 California Woman of the Year, Assembly District 12, won the 2018 ISTE Literacy PLN... Read More →

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Acer

Our goal is to provide educators with access to the latest K-12 technology news, products & insight so students everywhere receive the richest educations possible.


Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
C102 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505

12:30pm

Who Tells Our Story? Documenting Our Journeys, Sonically
If not us, who will tell our stories? Audio (podcasts, speaking games, and music) is a powerful teaching tool and evidence of learning. Learners will participate in activities to support audio-based learning, then ideate ways for students to memorialize their and their communities' stories through podcasting.

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Jonathan Almerido

Teacher, Alum Rock Union School District
Jonathan Almerido may seem like he's just a third grade teacher in San Jose, California, but he wears many hats (and other head adornments), including presenter, baker, singer, eater, recovering looper, recurring KCI patron, et cetera, et cetera. He spends a lot of time scratching... Read More →

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Saturday October 13, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
E207 American Canyon High School, 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon, CA 94505
 


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