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Session 2 [clear filter]
Saturday, April 8

11:00am PDT

11:00am PDT

1:1 Journey... leveraging technology across the curriculum
Join us as we share our journeys: three SFUSD Middle Schools in year 1 of going 1:1. How to leverage technology across the curriculum, what we've learned about change, coaching, storytelling... and where we'll go from here! Your input & stories welcome. Interactive session + panel with each school's coach: Mark Aquino, Thad Austin, and Patrick Ng.

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Dr. Michael Bloemsma

Program Administrator, Technology & Innovation, SFUSD
Dr. Michael Bloemsma has over 21 years of experience as a classroom teacher, professor, and technology leader at the school, district, and county levels. Michael works as a Program Administrator of Technology & Innovation in the Department of Technology where he supports San Francisco... Read More →
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Jill Bromenschenkel

Professional Learning Engineer, Digital Promise
Jill is an innovative educator with strong experience at the classroom, principal, district, and state levels (with an emphasis on technology, leadership, and language learners). She is a national and International conference presenter, instructional coach, and change consultant... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 204

11:00am PDT

Makey Makey Some Fun in Your Classroom!
Explore creative ways to combine STEAM and physical computing to engage your students in learning! Makey Makeys allow students to extend their computers so they are controlled by everyday objects, making it possible to create a banana piano, a tinfoil alarm, or a playdough game controller. Come join in the fun with this hands-on session!

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Bill Marsland

Teacher on Special Assignment, SFUSD
Bill Marsland (@billmarsland) coordinates the computer science programs at 60+ elementary schools in SFUSD. He also writes elementary computer science curriculum and leads teacher professional development for the district. He is passionate about connecting computer science with other... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 203

11:00am PDT

Mindfulness and radical self care
Want to be the best you can be in the classroom for a long long time? Time to take self care and mindfulness seriously. This will be an active session in which we learn about what mindfulness is and how to bring it to our lives and the lives of our students. And we’ll explore what radical self care looks like for us and our students!

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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 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 208

11:00am PDT

TECHing for Understanding
Learn to use technology to check for understanding in your classrooms. Explore how you can use Kahoot, Google Forms, EdPuzzle and more to support learning and to motivate your students! Come and "Tech" it out!

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Travis Whitebread

Vice Principal, Cesar Chavez Academy
Bay Area local currently living in SF but teaching in EPA. I have been an TOSA/VP for the last two years and taught 6th ELA/SS and 4th grades before that. I am huge supporter of tech in the classroom, especially Google Apps and using it for formative assessment and to engage students... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 206

11:00am PDT

The World of Game Based Learning
In this session, participants will gain an understanding of game mechanics that drive games and learn about various online game platforms that can be used for assessment, review and more. Participants will participate in a Kahoot and Quizziz game.

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Christy Novack

Access, Equity & Innovation Specialist, Pacifica School District
Christy has been a public school educator for 16 years. Previously, she trained teachers on how to integrate and use technology tools at San Francisco State University. She also created and taught several blended learning technology elective courses for 6-8th graders. She currently... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 202