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Saturday, April 8
 

9:55am

(CANCELLED) - Gaming as a Learning Platform: Minecraft in the Classroom
Speakers
avatar for Diane Main

Diane Main

Director of Learning, Innovation and Design (9-12), The Harker School
I love gaming in education, and also any focus on making learning fun. I teach a computer science class and have an advisory, but the biggest part of my job is supporting teachers in trying new things. I am also kind of addicted to professional development and karaoke.


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 204

9:55am

(CANCELLED) - STEM in Motion
Speakers
A

Apple

K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 212

9:55am

(NEW) Computational Thinking in a VR Environment
Speakers
avatar for Mark Loundy

Mark Loundy

Instructional Technology Specialist, Cupertino Union School District
Mark Loundy is a former journalist, photographer and social media pioneer. As an online community manager at GeoCities at the turn of the century, he helped build the foundations of what we now call social media. He brings all of those skills to education as an innovative instructional... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 204

9:55am

Appsmashing in the STEM classroom
Transform your lessons into interactive experiences through the use of technology. Participate as a student and learn how to use a multitude of tools to create differentiated learning products. From hyperdocs to gamification, appsmashing will revolutionize the way you teach.

Speakers
SM

Samantha McMillan

Social Studies Teacher, AdVENTURE STEM
avatar for Mariana Garcia Serrato

Mariana Garcia Serrato

STEM Teacher, Oak Grove School District
Hi STEM teachers. I am a founding teacher at the award-winning AdVENTURE STEM program. From PBL to gamification, I infuse my STEM classroom with making and inquiry, all in search of that spark of engaging rigor. I am an Edmodo Ambassador, Better Lesson Master Teacher, Legends of Learning... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 202

9:55am

Earn your Google Certification
Come learn tips and tricks to earn your Google Certification

Speakers
avatar for Joe Ayala

Joe Ayala

CUE Lead Learner


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 203

9:55am

Help your students become data literate in an era of fake news
Facts do matter! Learn to infuse your lessons with reliable data sets to increase critical thinking and the ability to support claims with evidence. In this session we’ll review data literacy fundamentals, then explore a variety of fascinating data sources and discuss how data can be used in all curriculum areas.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Cloues

Rachel Cloues

Teacher-Librarian, Roosevelt M.S., SFUSD
avatar for Esther Honda

Esther Honda

Teacher librarian, San Francisco Unified School District


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 201

9:55am

Scratch the Curriculum
Coding can be used across the curriculum to deepen students’ understanding, while introducing them to programming. In this session, try your hand at Scratch, which lets users create games, animations, and interactive stories. Let’s explore how you can use this resource to support math, science, history, reading, and writing.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Teacher, Donald Rheem ES


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 206

9:55am

The Power of Play and Connection!
It's time to take play, connections, and joy in the classroom seriously. In this session, you're not only going to learn why these are so critical to actualizing the potential of your students, you will feel it yourself by engaging in improv games with other amazing educators. Warning - this session will be active, super fun, and you’ll learn a ton! Let’s do it!

Speakers
avatar for Roni Habib

Roni Habib

Founder, EQ Schools
Roni is the founder of EQSchools, an organization dedicated to providing Emotional Intelligence training to teachers, students, and parents nationally and abroad. He teaches Positive Psychology at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and is the director of the MERIT Institute at Foothill... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 9:55am - 10:55am
Room 208