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Saturday, September 30

10:00am PDT

Manageable Makerspaces & STEAM Integration
Scared that a Makespace will take over your classroom? Worried you’ll spend all of your free time buying supplies? Learn how to incorporate these essential components into your classroom, get awesome kid-tested projects, and learn how to help your students build GRIT!

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Whitney Hardcastle

2nd Grade Teacher, Gridley Unified School District
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Carrie Wilson

STEM & EdTech Teacher, Wilson Elementary

Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room J5

11:00am PDT

Soar With New Google Sites!
New Google Sites are incredibly user friendly AND so much more than just a place to post your latest thoughts. Soar with New Google Sites! In this session, even the beginners will walk away with at least one New Google Site under construction! Learn how you can deliver project based lessons, units, classroom blogs, student projects, ePortfolios, and even Professional Development all with the New Google Sites.  Resources:  https://sites.google.com/view/soarwithnewsites/home

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Kelly Orvick

Technology Coordinator/Coach/Teacher CS 6-8, Hart-Ransom Union
Kelly Orvick has been an educator for 19 years and currently serves as an Instructional Technology Coordinator, Coach and CS Teacher of grades 6-8 at Hart Ransom Union, Modesto. She is a Google Certified Trainer/Innovator who loves working with all levels of education breaking down... Read More →

Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Room L4

11:00am PDT

Showcase Stellar Student Work Using New Google Sites
There’s no need to print out the work students create on computers! Explore how to maintain digital portfolios and/or have students create their own websites that illustrate their learning. Note: A Google account is needed to use new Google Sites.

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Mia Gittlen

Mia taught 6th grade ELA and Social Studies as well as a 7th/8th grade Minecraft elective in San Jose, CA. She previously worked for Berkeley Unified School District as the Instructional Technology Teacher on Special Assignment. For over a decade, she has taught middle and high school... Read More →

Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Room R12

1:40pm PDT

Design Thinking in the Classroom
Cultivate curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking in the classroom by implementing design thinking challenges for your students. Learn how to implement CCSS in a way that empowers students to demonstrate character and citizenship. In this interactive workshop, participate in design thinking processes using strategies that you can use in your classroom the next day. Frameworks and resources will be presented to engage students in empathy, defi nition, ideation, prototyping, and testing.

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Katherine Goyette

Educational Technology & Interdisciplinary Studies Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education
Katherine Goyette is an Educational Consultant for Technology & Integrated Studies for Tulare County Office of Education. Katherine is a Google Certified Trainer & Google Certified Innovator. Katherine holds professional learning sessions for teachers, coaches, and administrators... Read More →

Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room J3

1:40pm PDT

How to Love Google Draw in 50 Minutes
Did you know that Google Draw is one of the most underappreciated apps in the entire Google Suite? Come show it some love and learn how Google Draw will become your newest obsession. Learn about its range of uses from how to create classroom activities to how to appsmash. Walk away with basic knowledge of the app, a few drawings, and a new love for Google Draw.


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room L4

1:40pm PDT

Let's Get Creative
Unleash the creativity in your classroom. Learn how to make a stop-motion animation, try out 3D pens and more. Walk away with ideas for a MakerSpace or 20% projects in your classroom.  Resources:  https://goo.gl/R3y7UX

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Corey Coble

7th Grade Science Teacher, Creekview Ranch K-8
I have been a classroom teacher for 28 years and since the 90's I have been integrating technology in the classroom from grades TK to 7th.I have presented for CUE and CLS at the Technology Conference in Monterey. I have hosted the Hour of Code for students in Kindergarten to 5th grade... Read More →

Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room K3

1:40pm PDT


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT

1:40pm PDT

Personalizing #Sketch50: Doodles, Noodles, and You!
Explore #Sketch50 -- the 2017 growth mindset movement that brought doodling & sketching to more than 3000 educators and their classrooms worldwide! Learn the science behind sketchnoting and practice with the guidance of the #Sketch50 team. (Tablet or paper/pencil/pens recommended)

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Misty Kluesner

Digital Innovation ToSA, Campbell Union School District
Currently a Digital Innovation ToSA for Campbell Union School District in the South Bay Area. Passionate about integrating creativity and student voice into the classroom. KCI Merit 2016 graduate. Google Certified Educator. HyperDoc Bootcamper. Member of the #Sketch50 and #SketchCUE... Read More →
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Cate Tolnai

Chief Learning Officer / Co-Founder, Krause Center for Innovation
Cate Tolnai supports educators and leaders as Chief Learning Officer at BUOY and Adjunct Faculty member at the Krause Center for Innovation at Foothills College. She has been in education since 2002, and brings her experience in classrooms and as a site, district, and county administrator... Read More →

Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room K5

1:40pm PDT

Wait is this Reality? Playing with VR
Want your own Google Cardboard? Lots will be given away as we explore the world using Google Expeditions. One of the many VR apps now available, you can take your students on a guided virtual field trip to Washington DC, the deep ocean, Mars, or the Pyramids or anywhere in between. Learn how to create your own VR content with apps and 360 cameras and then see those in virtual reality.

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Tyler Johnstone

Teacher, Folsom High School

Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room K4

1:40pm PDT

Toy Hacking
Toy Hacking - Dissect, Diagram, Reimagine. As a teacher did you ever consider an old toy as a teaching tool? We will explore what is inside a toy, and make discoveries about their inner parts. We will present a safe lesson for all using screwdrivers and other tools to dissect a toy, explore the mechanisms, circuit boards, computer chips, lights, and wires you find inside. Once you have taken your toy apart and identified your pieces, use your imagination to create a new original toy.

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Donna Sangwin

Founder and Executive Director, Recreate
Making possibilities, sparking students passion for learning, maker education, the social value of making in a community.

Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room L5