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Session 3 [clear filter]
Saturday, April 8

12:50pm PDT

(CANCELLED) - Modern Teaching Strategies for Middle and Late Elementary Teacher


K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.

Saturday April 8, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 212

12:50pm PDT

Academic Language Interaction: Leveraging technology for ELLs
If language worksheets don’t work, why just digitize them? We’ll experience strategies and digital tools for academic interaction, communication, and collaboration that foster language acquisition and engagement, especially for your ELL students. This session is for all content areas. We will explore ways to leverage technology to support language learners across the curriculum.

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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 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 204

12:50pm PDT

Building a More Empathetic Future in our Technology Driven Society
This session will engage our STEM educators and students to look beyond the screen to empathize, communicate, explore, and take action to build a stronger future. We will share Mouse_California’s mission to support the growing capacity of youth to apply technology, engineering, and design skills toward solutions that effect social change.

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Katherine Rosas

Program Coordinator, Mouse_CA
Implementing STEM education in diverse ways.
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Diana Wong

Program Manager, MOUSE_California
Diana is the program manager of Mouse, a national youth development nonprofit that believes in technology as a force for good. We’re committed to helping schools and educators empower their students to realize their full potential—and the potential of technology—to solve real... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 201

12:50pm PDT

Creating, Sharing and Finding Great Teaching Resources
We all have that great lesson that never fails. Learn how to share what you know with colleagues all over the world! Find amazing curated resources including lesson plans, web sites and apps to re-ignite your teaching. Attendees will learn about Edmodo's Spotlight and Creative Commons licensing.

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Sandra McConnell

Chief cook and bottle washer, Me
I love to find new ways to make learning engaging and meaningful for learners, myself included! I am consultant helping educators, districts and companies bring technology meaningfully into the classroom. Before becoming a public school educator, I worked in high tech for 20 years... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 206

12:50pm PDT

Digital Citizenship For All Grades
This session will give you some ideas about games, activities, and lessons that will help your students (and staff) become better digital citizens. Topics addressed include: cyberbullying/harassment, privacy & protection, digital footprint, and media literacy.

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Daniel Frost

Digital Learning Partner, SFUSD

Saturday April 8, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 202

12:50pm PDT

Elementary Makerspaces: Why and How (In that order)
Makerspaces ar the hot new thing in schools. But why even have one? Do you have to have a 3D printer, or even a budget? Makerspaces intersect with all subject areas and supercharge engagement.

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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 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 208

12:50pm PDT

Gamify Your Formative Assessment
When was the last time your students entered class begging for formative assessment? Come discuss how gamifying formative assessment can increase motivation/ engagement, while allowing you to make strategic instructional decisions. We will explore theory behind gamification through hands-on exploration of tech tools that make it possible!

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Lindsey Blass

Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager, San Francisco Unified School District, CA
Lindsey spreads her love of learning as the Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager for San Francisco Unified School District, reimagining learning through empowering teachers and administrators as designers of flexible learning environments that leverage technology to... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 12:50pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 203