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Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

Registration
Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 8:45am
Multipurpose Room

8:50am

Opening Remarks
Saturday November 5, 2016 8:50am - 9:00am
Multipurpose Room

9:00am

Keynote by Alice Chen - In Search of A Muse

Our students are inherently curious and creative. Yet, in school, lessons are often centered around having students find the right answers instead of cultivating these qualities. How can we challenge ourselves to do more for our students and inspire our students to be more? Let’s unlock their imagination, ignite their passion, and inspire them to imagine the impossible.



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Multipurpose Room

9:30am

Break
Saturday November 5, 2016 9:30am - 9:40am
TBA

9:40am

Tech Tools for Administrators / Improve Staff Communication using Google Sites
Come learn how to use Boomerang for Gmail and Calendar, Movenote for staff communication and TICAL resources to help in your role as an administrator. 

Staff Communication can be easy by using Google Sites for all your staff information. Come learn and explore what Del Mar Elementary School is using to improve communication and support for the staff.  

Speakers
avatar for Traci Theis

Traci Theis

Senior Coordinator in Educational Technology, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
Traci is a Senior Coordinator - Educational Technology at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education. One of Traci’s current areas of focus is using collaboration tools to help teachers be able to create and share curriculum with each other throughout all our county schools. Traci feels it is a great way to partner resources between San Luis Obispo County Office of Education and San Luis Obispo CUE. She wants to help our local teachers in... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 208

9:40am

Banana Piano!! (aka: Makey Makeys in the Classroom)
Do you want to build a piano out of bananas?? Who wouldn't?!? Be an inventor and explore how to use Makey Makeys to teach kids of all ages about circuits! 

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rushing

Jen Rushing

Physics & CS Teacher, Central Coast New Tech High



Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 305

9:40am

Kahoot!
Learn how the website Kahoot! is making learning fun again and interactive asessment and deep learning a breeze.

Speakers
avatar for Rocky Logue

Rocky Logue

Teacher, Templeton Unified School Dist.
7th Grade Social Studies teacher at Templeton Middle School.
avatar for John Miller

John Miller

Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
John is a middle school history teacher and Minecraft in education curriculum developer and certified trainer. He is also a Google Innovator and CUE Lead Learner with over 20 years classroom experience. John holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, is a contributor to the book "An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft in the Classroom" (2014) and is co-author of "Unofficial Minecraft Labs for Kids"(2016). John blogs regularly about his... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 307

9:40am

The Power of Twitter for Educators
Participants in this session will learn how to use Twitter as an educator. We will explore the many uses of Twitter in the classroom and have our own Twitter chat.

Speakers
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Kevin Ashworth

I am a Twitter evangelist and can be found at @SLOlifeKevin. I believe in the power of mindsets and work to empower students to change their lives and change the world.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 308

9:40am

Chromebook Tour, Tips, and Tricks
Learn to get around on your Chromebook and tips for using Chromebooks with students.

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Hockett

Cheryl Hockett

TOSA, Instructional Technology, Atascadero Unified School District
I am currently the TOSA for Instructional Technology and the lead for ed tech in Atascadero Unified. I am also a Google for Education Certified Trainer. I love helping other teachers use tech in impactful ways, particularly as part of the information literacy process and as a way to help students gain skills in the 4 Cs. I want students to be engaged, creative, and hands-on learners.


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 209

9:40am

Google Docs 1 - For Beginners
This session is designed for those who have newer made a Google Doc before, or for those needing a "basics" refresher.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Judd

Patricia Judd

Sixth grade Math/Science Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
She believes that technology should be seamlessly embedded into all aspects of the academic day for her students rather than added on as a supplement to lessons. Pat has used GAFE in her classroom for the last 4 years. Her students use Google Docs, Slides, Forms, and Spreadsheets in addition to other multimedia programs such as GoAnimate and Educreations to demonstrate their learning.Pat is on the SLO CUE board and has presented sessions at SLO... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 207

9:40am

Location! Location! Location!
Google Maps is more than just looking up directions. Transform your lessons with Hypermaps. You and your students can create interactive maps, self-guided lessons, and more. Reimagine how you teach!

Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 306

9:40am

Why Are We Still Talking About Homework? The History of Homework
California Bans Homework! That was the headline in early 1900. Today, Social Media is driving the Homework Debate. Terri facilitates a hot topic discussion and shows you how Google Classroom can bring us to 21st Century learning options.

Speakers
avatar for Terri Rodman

Terri Rodman

Education Services and Design, Education Premise LLC
Hello Everyone - Terri Parker Rodman | I'm a veteran teacher/instructional designer dedicated to getting teachers and technology together. I provide quality research (geek alert!) for teachers and administrators expecting rigorous tech design to work in the classrooms. Member of KERN and SLO CUE Current Project: How to leverage technology to reach under-served learners. Have a fun day! Come see me!


Saturday November 5, 2016 9:40am - 10:30am
Room 206

10:30am

Break
Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 10:40am
TBA

10:40am

Streamlining Evaluations with Google Forms / Navigating Student Privacy Laws
Learn to Streamline the evaluation process with Google Forms, complete with automatic responses to those you evaluate.

The session will focus on the evaluation tools but info can be provided on the following:
Are you aware of CIPA, COPPA, and Ed Code 49073.1? During this workshop we will explore what these student privacy laws say and their potential impacts in the classroom.  

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Hays

Ashley Hays

Area Administrator, Lucia Mar USD
Ashley Hays is a Certified Google Trainer, and Area Administrator at Arroyo Grande High School, in Arroyo Grande, CA.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 208

10:40am

Building Team Spirit #ForTheWin

Who doesn’t love a good challenge? Come learn how building team spirit can transform a classroom into an engaging environment where students strive to work together #ForTheWin. This session is best experienced using a laptop or Chromebook. Please bring a device for some hands-on fun!


Speakers
avatar for Alice Chen

Alice Chen

Teacher & Tech Coach, WVUSD
Alice Chen is an English Language Arts teacher and Technology Coach in Southern California. She is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2014 Lead PBS Digital Innovator, and Google Educator Group (GEG) SoCal Co-leader. She is dedicated to instilling a love of learning in her students and helping them achieve beyond their own expectations. She is passionate about collaborative learning, the power of student blogging, and connecting... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 306

10:40am

Coding Made Fun with Code.org
Learn how to teach coding to students of all ages all while following common core state standards, use "unplugged" activities that reinforce subject curriculum and have fun solving puzzles! 


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 305

10:40am

Student Engagement Tech Tools
Come learn how to help engage students in the classroom using student response tools and other fun ways to quiz students. Explore the following resources and learn how to use them in your instruction: Padlet, Plickers, Poll Everywhere, Socrative, Symbaloo. 


Speakers
avatar for Traci Theis

Traci Theis

Senior Coordinator in Educational Technology, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
Traci is a Senior Coordinator - Educational Technology at the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education. One of Traci’s current areas of focus is using collaboration tools to help teachers be able to create and share curriculum with each other throughout all our county schools. Traci feels it is a great way to partner resources between San Luis Obispo County Office of Education and San Luis Obispo CUE. She wants to help our local teachers in... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 308

10:40am

Google Slides and Sentence Frames
Use Google Slides to plan and deliver sentence frames with text and images to help students use academic language during class discussions. 

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 207

10:40am

HyperDocs for Learning - Introduction
In this session you will learn about HyperDocs and how they are fast becomming an essential component of every student-centered classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Rocky Logue

Rocky Logue

Teacher, Templeton Unified School Dist.
7th Grade Social Studies teacher at Templeton Middle School.


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 307

10:40am

Make Life Easier with Chrome Extensions and Gmail Tips
Enhance your Chrome browser experience while improving productivity. Learn how to make your life easier with Chrome Extensions along with tips using Gmail. 


Speakers
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Michael Garrett

Education Technology Center (ETC) Manager, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education
Education Technology Center (ETC) Manager, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 209

10:40am

Zero to Google Classroom
This session is specifically set aside for multiple-subject, intermediate, single subject teachers with a GAFE account. Terri’s specialty is teaching the new to tech teachers who want to be a part of the exciting world of 1:1 learning with dignity and grace. 

Speakers
avatar for Terri Rodman

Terri Rodman

Education Services and Design, Education Premise LLC
Hello Everyone - Terri Parker Rodman | I'm a veteran teacher/instructional designer dedicated to getting teachers and technology together. I provide quality research (geek alert!) for teachers and administrators expecting rigorous tech design to work in the classrooms. Member of KERN and SLO CUE Current Project: How to leverage technology to reach under-served learners. Have a fun day! Come see me!



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 206

11:30am

Lunch and Learn - Code.org
Saturday November 5, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Multipurpose Room

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

Lunch and Learn - Makerspace
Saturday November 5, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Multipurpose Room

11:30am

Lunch and Learn - Photography and Digital Media
Saturday November 5, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Multipurpose Room

11:30am

Lunch and Learn - Public Safety
Saturday November 5, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Multipurpose Room

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

11:30am

Lunch and Learn - Technical Theater
Saturday November 5, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Multipurpose Room

12:45pm

Break
Saturday November 5, 2016 12:45pm - 12:50pm
TBA

12:50pm

BreakoutEDU
Come and explore a new and exciting way to get your students to learn through collaboration and puzzle solving. You'll learn what BreakoutEdu is and play a game that targets adults.


Speakers
avatar for John Miller

John Miller

Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
John is a middle school history teacher and Minecraft in education curriculum developer and certified trainer. He is also a Google Innovator and CUE Lead Learner with over 20 years classroom experience. John holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, is a contributor to the book "An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft in the Classroom" (2014) and is co-author of "Unofficial Minecraft Labs for Kids"(2016). John blogs regularly about his... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Nowakowski

Lisa Nowakowski

5th Grade Teacher, King City Arts Magnet School
Lisa teaches at King City Arts Magnet School. She is a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer, and has presented at CUE RockStar events in California. She was in the first cohort for Innovative Educators Advanced Studies Certificate and a Leading Edge educator. In 2010 Lisa was awarded the Crystal Apple Award sponsored by the local NBC affiliate. She has been an Ed Tech innovator in her district for over 15 years. She was, most recently, named... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 306

12:50pm

Classcraft is the coolest thing you're not using yet!
Is it a video game? Is it a classroom management tool? Is it a culture-builder? Classcraft is all of those things! Come see how two local teachers are using this free application, and having a blast with students in the process. This is a hands-on session, so you'll have plenty of time to try it out and see how Classcraft can boost your classroom to the next level.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Burt

Scott Burt

Teacher, Grizzly Youth Academy
avatar for Rich Hovey

Rich Hovey

Teacher, Grizzly Youth Academy
I am a teacher at Grizzly Challenge Charter School in San Luis Obispo, CA. We are a one-to-one Chromebook school with rich GAFE integration. I co-developed one of SLO County's first 1:1 schools and PBL programs at Del Rio Continuation High School in Atascadero (2006). With 15 years of experience in continuation schools and other at-risk programs, I specialize in delivering highly engaging, technology-rich instruction to underserved... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 308

12:50pm

Hands-on HyperDocs
In this hands-on session, you'll roll up your sleeves and make a HyperDoc.

Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 307

12:50pm

Communicate, Create, and Collaborate with Google Docs (Intermediate)
Take your Docs to the next level. Use tools and features in Docs to collaborate, enhance the communication in your document, make it more visually appealing, organized, and interactive. 

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Hockett

Cheryl Hockett

TOSA, Instructional Technology, Atascadero Unified School District
I am currently the TOSA for Instructional Technology and the lead for ed tech in Atascadero Unified. I am also a Google for Education Certified Trainer. I love helping other teachers use tech in impactful ways, particularly as part of the information literacy process and as a way to help students gain skills in the 4 Cs. I want students to be engaged, creative, and hands-on learners.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 209

12:50pm

Google Calendar Basics
This is an introductory session designed to prepare attendees for Level I Certification.

Speakers
avatar for Tom Whalen

Tom Whalen

Ed Tech TOSA and Teacher, Arroyo Grande High School
I love teaching and working with young adults. I am a big fan of online education and second chances. My family is my life. I like Ed Tech because it's fun. I think learning needs to have an element of fun in order to be most effective. I like sharing new learning with other educators because I like teaching and learning from others. My passion is football.


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 207

12:50pm

Google Classroom and Beyond
Terri takes you beyond the basics of Google Classroom . With the help of the talent in the room, Terri facilitates learning in About, assignment management, grading, resources, submission histories, student portfolios and more!

Speakers
avatar for Terri Rodman

Terri Rodman

Education Services and Design, Education Premise LLC
Hello Everyone - Terri Parker Rodman | I'm a veteran teacher/instructional designer dedicated to getting teachers and technology together. I provide quality research (geek alert!) for teachers and administrators expecting rigorous tech design to work in the classrooms. Member of KERN and SLO CUE Current Project: How to leverage technology to reach under-served learners. Have a fun day! Come see me!


Saturday November 5, 2016 12:50pm - 1:40pm
Room 206

1:40pm

Break
Saturday November 5, 2016 1:40pm - 1:50pm
TBA

1:50pm

Building Your Classroom Soundtrack
This hands-on session is about curating and organizing the music and videos that enrich your classroom. Stop searching for the same songs and clips each year. Discover, capture, and organize all your favorites!

Speakers
avatar for Rich Hovey

Rich Hovey

Teacher, Grizzly Youth Academy
I am a teacher at Grizzly Challenge Charter School in San Luis Obispo, CA. We are a one-to-one Chromebook school with rich GAFE integration. I co-developed one of SLO County's first 1:1 schools and PBL programs at Del Rio Continuation High School in Atascadero (2006). With 15 years of experience in continuation schools and other at-risk programs, I specialize in delivering highly engaging, technology-rich instruction to underserved... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 308

1:50pm

Engaging presentations with Nearpod
Engage students with Nearpod. Easily create new presentations, or update existing content aligned to common core. Guide your lessons with frequent checks for understanding through embedded quizzes, polls, and even drawing responses.

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Hays

Ashley Hays

Area Administrator, Lucia Mar USD
Ashley Hays is a Certified Google Trainer, and Area Administrator at Arroyo Grande High School, in Arroyo Grande, CA.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 307

1:50pm

The Magic of Digital Art: Creativity and Innovation Inspires Students
Learn about digital art resources available online and ideas for incorporating them into your lessons: Web-based digital art tools such as Pixlr (layered art) and Sketchpad 4.0 will be presented. Get some hands on practice in this session so you're ready to launch these tools in your classroom!


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 209

1:50pm

Field Trips Without Leaving the Classroom with Google Expedition
Let's explore the world outside the classroom! Try Google Expeditions in your classroom and bring to life the places that many of us only dream of visiting.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 305

1:50pm

Google Forms for Beginners
Google Forms are the hidden jewel of Google Apps.  Usually associated with online surveys, Google Forms are so much more.  Come to this session and learn how to get started with Google Forms.  If you can imagine it, you can create a Google Form for it!
 

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Judd

Patricia Judd

Sixth grade Math/Science Teacher, Chalone Peaks Middle School
She believes that technology should be seamlessly embedded into all aspects of the academic day for her students rather than added on as a supplement to lessons. Pat has used GAFE in her classroom for the last 4 years. Her students use Google Docs, Slides, Forms, and Spreadsheets in addition to other multimedia programs such as GoAnimate and Educreations to demonstrate their learning.Pat is on the SLO CUE board and has presented sessions at SLO... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 207

1:50pm

Google Slides and Performance Task Practice
Use Google Slides to help student prepare for ELA and Math performance task on the SBAC.

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 1:50pm - 2:40pm
Room 206

2:45pm

Jam Session and Raffle Prize Give Away
Saturday November 5, 2016 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Multipurpose Room