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Saturday, February 4
 

8:45am

Cast Away! Screencasting across the Curr. and grades
Four teachers share their collective knowledge on the power of screencasts in primary and secondary classrooms. Attendees will develop a basic understanding of screencasts in and identify the standards and research behind them and see authentic examples. Resources will allow attendees to gain the technical and pedagogical knowledge to implement screencasts with their own students. 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12


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

8:45am

Closely Reading with Thing Link
Inspire students to interact and closely "read" images. Walk away with creative lessons to use in your classroom the next day combining Close Reading tactics and ThingLink. 4-5

Speakers
LC

Leticia Citizen

This is my 17th year as an educator. I have an interest in technology-enhanced teaching. Thus, I have embraced this tool and currently implement many of the applications and programs available to teachers and their students. My priority is to help my students be problem solvers and... Read More →


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

8:45am

Coding: Why? When? Where? What? How?
We all wish our students to think.....we all wish our students to problem solve......we all wish our students to collaborate. Coding helps achieve that -- and more! Come learn about coding....& come play with some robots.....with Vicky & Jen Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8


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

8:45am

Shh! Don't tell them they're Learning
This workshop will teach you to engage your students and assess their learning in fun and interactive ways. You will learn to utilize Quizlet Live, Quizziz, Socrative, and Kahoot to help you assess learning, and help your students study and review curriculum too. 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Education

Speakers
avatar for Danielle Carlisle

Danielle Carlisle

Teacher, Los Coyotes Middle School
Danielle Carlisle is a 6th-grade teacher in La Mirada, California. She is passionate about helping teachers transform their teaching by finding ways to easily integrate technology into their lessons. Danielle is a Nearpod Certified Trainer, Nearpod Certified Teacher, and a Nearpod... Read More →



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

9:45am

Digital Exit Tickets
Engage all students using online formative assessment tools. Learn how to use Kahoot, Socrative, Google Forms, Plickers, Formative, Poll Everywhere, Prodigy, Edmodo, and Google Classroom. These digital exit tickets are engaging, fun, and free, and provide useful data to guide instruction.

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

9:45am

Mystery Skype 101
"Using technology, students think critically, communicate, creatively develop questions and display new information in various ways all while collaborating with their classmates and peers nationwide to meet the CCSS. 2-3, 4-5
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Speakers
LC

Leticia Citizen

This is my 17th year as an educator. I have an interest in technology-enhanced teaching. Thus, I have embraced this tool and currently implement many of the applications and programs available to teachers and their students. My priority is to help my students be problem solvers and... Read More →


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

9:45am

Online Projects to invite the world in!
Having your class involved in an online project is easier than you think and will be a lasting memory of learning for your students! Participants will be introduced to many projects and also be involved in a Real Time Project too! Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5

Speakers
JW

Jennifer Wagner

Jen Wagner has been enthralled with the opportunities with tech since 1979. She juggles her day with tech support for teachers & students and also hosts online projects for teachers worldwide!


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

9:45am

Student Engagement through LMS
Learning Management Systems (LMS) are more than organizational tools for instructors. Proper leveraging of LMS can allow instructors to engage students in daily learning, with the added benefit of being utilized as a tool to empower student to better understand the importance and benefits of collaborative learning. During the presentation, attendees will be presented with Best Practices to assure success when implementing LMS in their classrooms. As well as the opportunity to examine various LMS hand-on. K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12


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

1:00pm

An easy way to organize Screencast Collaboration
Many educators are creating screencasts and sharing them with colleagues. Unfortunately, the more information that is shared, the harder it is to keep track of files. Our website, Screencasts4all.com, eliminates the clutter and confusion by having one central location where screencasts are shared and accessed for free. 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
SC

Sergio Cabrera

Ninth year teaching high school math, including three years in South Korea. Began creating screencasts four years ago at Rosemead High School.


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
217 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

1:00pm

Harnessing the Power of Class Dojo
Class Dojo is much more than a behavior tracking system! Find out about the amazing tools that Class Dojo has to offer to communicate with parents, teach about Growth Mindset and Empathy, and highlight all the amazing things going on in YOUR classroom! Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8

Speakers

Saturday February 4, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
205 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

1:00pm

Passion Projects AKA: Genius Hour
Magic happens when students take charge of their own learning. Participants will learn to tailor passion-based learning to their classrooms, from setting parameters and enlisting assistance from mentors in the community to crafting meaningful assessments. Genius Hour works with students of all levels and abilities. 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
TO

Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa is a former lawyer, teaching English at University High School in Irvine. She is a Google Certified Educator, Site Teacher of the Year and CUE Lead Learner who has presented at CUE’s Annual Conference, RockStar Teacher Camps, and local TechFairs. She loves scifi, knitting... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
212 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

1:00pm

SOS Call for Digital Integra-tion
In this session, I will go over some of the Spotlight on Strategies (SOS) instructional strategies within Discovery Education and how to use them to engage your students, integrate digital media into any classroom, and make teaching and learning fun and meaningful! Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
DJ

Dana Johnston

I have been in K-6 education for 19 years with Orange Unified School District. As an Instructional Specialist, I get to do whatever needs to happen to make the teachers and kids at my school successful. Becoming part of the Discovery Educators Network has changed my life professionally... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
221 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

1:00pm

The Blended Classroom: One Teachers Approach
Step inside my blended math classroom (literally.) Each year I discover new tools and more effective strategies as my blended classroom evolves. CANVAS has become my classroom website as well as and my platform for blended learning. Come see it in action. Strategies are applicable to all grade levels and content areas. (This is NOT a math-centric presentation.) Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:00pm - 1:45pm
220 Mendez Fundamental Intermediate School, 2000 N Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

2:00pm

Discovery Education 101
In this session, we will take a tour of Discovery Education and learn about all the available amazing resources. We will learn how to navigate the site, search for relevant content,save and organize content, and best use digital media with exciting strategies in your classroom to inspire and engage your students. Pre-K, K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
DJ

Dana Johnston

I have been in K-6 education for 19 years with Orange Unified School District. As an Instructional Specialist, I get to do whatever needs to happen to make the teachers and kids at my school successful. Becoming part of the Discovery Educators Network has changed my life professionally... Read More →


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

2:00pm

Sharing Stories with NPR's Story CorpApp!
"Learn how to use NPR's simple app for engaging storytelling. Help your students craft interviews of family members and others during The Great Thanksgiving Listen to share easily with a wide, potentially international audience with one-touch uploading to the National Archives. 6-8, 9-12, Higher Education
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Speakers
TO

Teresa Ozoa

Teresa Ozoa is a former lawyer, teaching English at University High School in Irvine. She is a Google Certified Educator, Site Teacher of the Year and CUE Lead Learner who has presented at CUE’s Annual Conference, RockStar Teacher Camps, and local TechFairs. She loves scifi, knitting... Read More →


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

2:00pm

Staying Historically Hip with Hamilton
This session will focus deconstructing documents, complex text, and lyrics using the Genius platform specifically the Hamilton Broadway Musical. From this session participants will leave ideas how to implement the popular musical into their curriculum. 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
CM

Christian Miraglia

Chris, last year's OCCUE Teacher of the Year has been teaching 32 years and actively integrating technology in the history classroom at Mendez for 13 years. His students use a variety of media from Chromebooks, iPads and personal devices to enhance their learning and create an engaging... Read More →


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

2:00pm

Student Created in Seesaw
Student Created in SeesawUsing Seesaw to display and share student-created work. An overview of the software and classroom applications

Grade levels: K-6

Speakers
HW

Hue-An Wren

I am a TOSA in the Office of Instructional Technology at GGUSD. I was an elementary teacher for 12 years. I have worked as an instructional coach to advise teachers on best practices. I earned my doctorate in Learning Technologies focusing on digital communities to teach writing... Read More →


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

2:00pm

Student Screencast Session
Teachers will learn how to create screencasts for flipped instruction. They will also learn how students can create screencasts to produce innovative assignments. 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Education

Speakers
JS

Julie Shah

After 10 years in the classroom, I landed the opportunity as an Instructional Technology Coach. Now in my fourth year as a coach, I continue to love working with teachers and students on innovation in the classroom. I also joined a small brethren of innovators--Google for Education... Read More →


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

2:00pm

Tech in SPED
How do you use technology effectively with students receiving SPED services. I will go over how I use Class Dojo, Front Row, Literbaly, GAFE, Newsela, and more. Behavior tracking and data for IEPs. K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
KW

Kyle Wilke

I'm a SPED Teacher in SVUSD. Google Certified Educator L1, Raspberry_Pi Certified Educator. Front Row Ambassador, Class Dojo Mentor Teacher.


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

2:00pm

Using Tech to Increase Student Learning of Math
This presentation will show how to use inexpensive windows tablets as a replacement for paper text books, and in the process increase student motivation and learning while decreasing teacher workload. 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12

Speakers
JW

John Wells

After working as a trial lawyer and professional mathematician, I have worked for OCDE for 15 years teaching Alternative Education community school and at OC Juvenile Hall. I currently teach Mathematics at Sunburst Youth Academy, part of the National Guard Challenge program for at-risk... Read More →


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