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Saturday, September 30
 

9:00am PDT

Engaging all Learners in Historical Inquiry: Leveraging Google Apps and WeVideo
Historical inquiry should not just be for AP, Honors, and GATE. Explore how tools, Google Docs, Sites, Slides, and WeVideo can help engage all learners in rigorous historical investigations.  Resources:   tinyurl.com/capcuehistory2017

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Kugler

Stephanie Kugler

History Teacher, Bridgeway Island K-8
Stephanie teaches 8th grade US History in West Sacramento, CA and is a teacher-leader with the UC Davis History Project. Her students say she is the biggest nerd they know, but also not a bad teacher.


Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room L2

9:00am PDT

Gamification Made Easy
Learn about how gamification can improve any class, and better yet, create your own easy-to-use unit.

Speakers

Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room R13

9:00am PDT

Research Revolution: Writing Worth Reading
Empowering & encouraging students to explore and use high quality sources of information results in Writing Worth Reading. Look at research and expository text through the values of a Source Rubric that encourages and rewards students for locating, consulting, and citing peer reviewed and scholarly sources of information in their quests for knowledge and understanding. Attendees will leave with Source Rubrics 1.0 and 2.0 as well as the ability to plan, introduce, assign, and score using these classroom-tested, student-approved resources that support Writing Worth Reading.  For resources click here.

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Suzanne Everett

English Educator, Oak Ridge High School
Moving into the 21st Century with education and technology. Flip model teaching empowering students to take responsibility and personal interest in learning.


Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room K3

9:00am PDT

Bring the World Into Your Classroom with My Maps and Google Earth
Engage and challenge your students by using My Maps and Google Earth in a variety of ways. Science, Math, Language Arts, and Social Studies lessons can all be enhanced and deepened by using maps. Learn how to use Tour Builder in Google Earth to help students design a virtual tour of areas that they are studying. Students can go from filling in a Google form to integrating the data generated from the Google sheet into My Maps so they can plot places quickly. Adding pictures, text, and links to places on the map is quick and easy. Students love being able to create their own maps, complete with all sorts of added information, and then share them with their fellow students. What a great way to liven up reports, lessons, and have students learn independently.

Speakers
avatar for Patty Reetz

Patty Reetz

K-8 Instructional Support TOSA, Twin Rivers USD


Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room R11

9:00am PDT

STEAM Sisters
In an effort to promote success for women and underrepresented groups in STEAM education, Rocklin Elementary sponsors the after-school club “STEAM Sisters.” Our Mission is to empower our female students to make positive educational and social decisions along with expanding STEAM learning opportunities. This session will describe how we founded the club, highlight projects from our club meetings, and share successes and failures that we experienced in our pilot year, and how we’ll improve things for next year.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth  Carr

Elizabeth Carr

Teacher (K-6), Rocklin Unified School District


Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room K6

9:00am PDT

If You Give a Kid a Camera
Warning: Patience required ahead. Video can transform a lesson into an EduAwesome Adventure. Imagine what happens when you hand a camera to a student? Let them capture what they see and watch as it makes learning even more fun and amazing! Will include samples, experiences, and brainstorming ideas of how to let kids take the proverbial wheel in learning. We will also discuss video tips, tricks, and tools.

Speakers
avatar for Rebekah Remkiewicz

Rebekah Remkiewicz

Educator
Rebekah has worked in education for 20 years. She taught adult ed for five years and middle school for seven in that time. She is also a mom of two school-aged children. Embracing herself as a #TeacherMom she enjoys exploring and sharing the #eduawesome #adventure with everyone.


Saturday September 30, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am PDT
Room R9

10:00am PDT

Narrative Coding
Look at ways to create units that integrate literature, music, art, and coding.

The resource link for my session is: http://tinyurl.com/NarrativeCoding

Speakers
avatar for Kimber Johnston

Kimber Johnston

Director of Technology, The Prentice School
Kimber is the Director of Technology for The Prentice School, a K-8 school specializing in students with learning differences. She has been Technology and STEAM specialist for K-6 schools, and has taught 5th & 6th grade and middle school science. She has her BS in Communication Design... Read More →


Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room K3

10:00am PDT

Tech Talks: Flip Your Trip
Field trips are research based to support learning and develop 21st Century Skills. This session focuses on how you can leverage your field trips for students to take ownership of their learning using technology. For example, fifth grade students became their own hiking/field guides for their field trip to Angel Island State Park. Through research and expert groups, students designed a Google Slides presentation to educate their peers at each stop along our hike. goo.gl/xLMQDn

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth  Carr

Elizabeth Carr

Teacher (K-6), Rocklin Unified School District


Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room K6

10:00am PDT

Sites for Sore Eyes
Are you looking to communicate better with your students and families? Would you like to create learning portfolios to show off student work? What about a blog or Journal? Come and PLAY!!! See how the NEW Google Sites can help you accomplish your classroom goals. Become a web designer in under 10 minutes!

Speakers
avatar for Luke Hibbard

Luke Hibbard

Coordinator of Technology and Professional Development, Stanislaus County Office of Education
Luke Hibbard is the Coordinator for Technology and Professional Development at the Stanislaus County Office of Education. After spending 10 years as a classroom teacher in Empire Union Schools, he transitioned to the county office where he has assisted with tehnology integration into... Read More →


Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room R12

10:00am PDT

Elementary Makerspaces: Why and How (In that order)
Makerspaces are the hot thing in education. But why even have one? The learning goal is the key. Do you need a space? Or even a budget?

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 September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room R11

10:00am PDT

Documented Thinking with Screencasts
Wouldn’t you like to document your students’ thinking? Behold as your students refine their thought process and speaking through the magic of screencasts. Hit speaking and listening CCSS in any subject. Then, use your students’ videos to create a class library of mini lessons...yes, your very own Khan Academy!

Speakers

Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room L5

10:00am PDT

'Share Your Story'
Students learn to create and produce a digital magazine. From designing to editing, and everything in between!

Speakers
avatar for Lori Kircher

Lori Kircher

4th-5th Grade Combo Gen Ed Teacher, Rocklin Unified School District
Constantly learning, pushing, ... and some pulling along- as I journey through a world of ever-changing education, students, expectations, and production. Fifteen years of classroom experience- but every year feels brand new! :)


Saturday September 30, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Room R9

11:00am PDT

Tech Talks: Integrating Tech in 3rd-6th Grade Classroom
This session will highlight examples of how we have integrated tech in our 3rd-6th grade classrooms at our site, Rocklin Elementary. We will provide lesson examples, as well as, discuss how we consider ISTE, the SAMR Model, TPACK, and 21st Century Skills when designing a lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth  Carr

Elizabeth Carr

Teacher (K-6), Rocklin Unified School District


Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Room K6

11:00am PDT

Digital Storytelling: Let’s get your students creating in the classroom!
Our students are constantly consuming information, in and out of the classroom. Let’s help them learn to be creators of content and share their stories and creativity with an authentic audience. In this session, we’ll discuss how digital storytelling gives students voice and choice in the classroom. You’ll learn different tools that can be used to help get your students creating content in the classroom tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Misty Kluesner

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 →


Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Room L1

11:00am PDT

Digital Storytelling on ANY Device with Sway
What is Digital Storytelling? Digital Stories are multimedia movies that combine photographs, video, animation, sound, music, text, and often a narrative voice. Digital stories may be used as an expressive medium within the classroom to integrate subject matter with extant knowledge and skills from across the curriculum. Students can work individually or collaboratively to produce their own digital stories. Once completed, these stories are easily be uploaded to the internet and can be made available to an international audience, depending on the topic and purpose of the project.

Speakers
avatar for Lemarr Treadwell

Lemarr Treadwell

2017-2018 MIE-Expert & Trainer, Microsoft
Microsoft Innovative Training Partner


Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Room L3

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.

Speakers
avatar for Mia Gittlen

Mia Gittlen

Teacher, Union Middle School
Mia teaches 6th grade ELA and Social Studies as well as a 7th/8th grade Minecraft elective at Union Middle School 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... Read More →


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

1:40pm PDT

Tech Talks: Coding and Robotics to Support the Core
A hands-on exploration of how robotics and coding can extend, enhance, and engage content standards.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth  Carr

Elizabeth Carr

Teacher (K-6), Rocklin Unified School District


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room K6

1:40pm PDT

Quit Playing with your Pixlr
Do you need to edit a photo but your district will not pay for Adobe Photoshop? Need to adjust a few things for the school yearbook? How about adding your head to someone else’s body? Fear not, my friendly, neighborhood educators, the free, online Pixlr Editor will do just that. Come learn how industry professionals (and Brandon) use this free tool to make life fun!

bit.ly/pixlrtips

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Schut

Brandon Schut

Program Coordinator, Educational Technology, Stanislaus County Office of Education
A few people mistake me for a young Ryan Reynolds.


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room R10

1:40pm PDT

The Power of Audio in the Classroom
Incorporate Speaking & Listening Common Core standards, a purpose for revision, and capture learning a student might not be able to demonstrate through traditional assessment by incorporating audio in the classroom. We'll explore the tools available (free and paid) and lesson ideas to begin capturing student voice.

Speakers
avatar for Roland Aichele

Roland Aichele

Humanities Teacher, Westlake Charter School
8th grade humanities teacher at Westlake Charter School in Natomas. Former CapCue board member. Lover of all things tech, coffee, donuts, and EDU.


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room K1

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.

Speakers
avatar for Katherine Goyette

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

Making 45 Second Student Narrated Videos
Students will show their proficiency by making 45 second student narrated videos using key terms from the Standards.

Speakers
avatar for Josh  Nichols

Josh Nichols

STEM Teacher, Stockbridge Community Schools/CrossBraining
Josh is a STEM teacher at Stockbridge Community Schools. Josh has taught for 20 years and approaches each lesson using Project Based Learning. Josh speaks at numerous events across the country about how to transform education using student made videos that show learning.. Josh... Read More →


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room J6

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.

Speakers
avatar for Donna Sangwin

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

1:40pm PDT

Digital Storytelling in the K-2 Classroom
Learn how to utilize technology in K-2 classroom to create digital stories. Learn the basics of green screen technology, stop motion animation, and iMovie Book Trailers. This is a hands-on sessions, bring your iPads and laptops.


Saturday September 30, 2017 1:40pm - 2:30pm PDT
Room R11