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Saturday, February 4
 

8:45am

Kid Blog 101
A step-by-step walkthrough on how to use Kidblog.org to start your students blogging and writing to an authentic audience. Your students will dramatically increase their engagement and writing productivity. 2-3, 4-5, 6-8

Speakers
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Dawn Ha

Dawn Ha is an elementary instructional coach in the Saddleback Valley District. With a bachelor in Astrophysics and a Master in Education, she passionately believe that the future of education is in the careful, deliberate marriage of technology and pedagogy.


Saturday February 4, 2017 8:45am - 9:30am
205 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

9:45am

Science Literacy 101
Time is a teacher’s most limited resource. Explore how to use rich nonfiction texts and the use of writing to bridge the gap between science and literacy within the NGSS. 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
HS

Holly Steele

Holly Steele spent nine years teaching middle school science at Beechwood School in Fullerton, CA. She then has since stepped out of the classroom to serve as a Teacher on Special Assignment for STEM. Her current professional interests include NGSS implementation and the effective... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 9:45am - 10:30am
203 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

2:00pm

Makerspace 101: Ther First Steps
Where to begin? You've heard about Makerspaces. You might have even attended a Maker Fair. You are interested and even have some ideas. But how do you get one started? Come hear how one small elementary school found funding, materials, and used the 4Cs (as educators) to create a school-wide Makerspace. Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5

Speakers
HB

Heather Bojorquez

Heather is a rogue educator who tries to do things just a little differently and see what happens. She has dedicated 20 years to crazy ideas at the elementary, middle, and high school level. She has happily returned to elementary to serve and help open Brea Olinda's first magnet school... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 2:00pm - 2:45pm
202 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706