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Saturday, October 11
 

8:00am

Registration
Saturday October 11, 2014 8:00am - 8:45am
Dorothy Donahue Hall (DDH)

8:00am

Exhibitors
Exhibitors will be set up throughout the hallway in Dorothy Donahue Hall.  Please visit them for exciting information and some swag.

Chevron California Casualty
VOCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES
Moore Educational Resources
Costco Rosedale
First Investors Corporation
Ripple Effects
Do The Math
KATC

Saturday October 11, 2014 8:00am - 2:30pm
DDH Hallway

8:45am

Keynote and Raffle

Ramsey Musallam is a secondary science instructor at Sacred Heart Cathedral in downtown San Francisco and also has served as an adjunct professor of education at the University of San Francisco and Touro University. In addition to his role as a science instructor, Ramsey is the Director of Inquiry and Innovation at Sacred Heart Cathedral and runs invention workshops for elementary and middle school students in the Bay Area.

Ramsey delivers keynotes, webinars and facilitates workshops for teachers nationally and internationally with a focus on using technology as a strategic classroom partner in designing learning environments grounded in inquiry fueled by student curiosity. Additionally, Ramsey is the host of the Infinite Thinking Machine, an internet TV show dedicated to sharing innovative ideas for teachers and students. Ramsey’s TED Talk “3 Rules to Spark Learning” is widely popular with classroom teachers, and was the lead talk on TEDs first ever PBS TV premiere, “TED Talks Education.”

Upon graduating from the University of California Davis with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Ramsey went on to obtain a MA and Ed.D in Education from the University of San Francisco. Since graduating, Ramsey’s research interests have shifted from using Multimedia to manage student Cognitive Load, to a focus on harnessing Multimedia as a tool in cultivating student curiosity, inquiry and motivation.

“As a full-time high school science teacher and department chairperson, I am passionate about building and sharing innovative learning environments grounded in inquiry and guided by curiosity. Student questions can be windows into dynamic and tailored blended instruction, but not the other way around.” - Ramsey Musallam

Speakers
RM

Ramsey Musallam

Keynote Speaker



Saturday October 11, 2014 8:45am - 10:00am
Dore Theater

10:15am

Class Dojo: Real-Time Behavorial and Skill Management Tool
ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve student behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators digitally  without giving out personal information. Come learn how ClassDojo can transform your class absolutely FREE!

http://goo.gl/wep5UX

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESL, IT personnel

BEGINNER 

Speakers
avatar for Maggie Kelly

Maggie Kelly

2nd grade teacher/ ED TECH Teacher | Fruitvale SD, Quailwood Elementary


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH104K

10:15am

Developing Healthy Lifestyles through STEM Education
Obesity is an epidemic that will cause unprecedented changes to the health care industry in the near future. This presentation explores multi-curricular strategies that teachers can implement in their classroom that allows students to utilize technology and creative, critical mathematical thinking to investigate the topic and hopefully become healthier individuals.

Educators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, ELL / ESL

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE 

Speakers
RV

Robin Valente

CSUB
Assistant Professor | CSUB-Tech Challenge


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH107K

10:15am

Editing Cool Video Projects on your iPad
The latest version of iMovie for iPad now includes an amazing number of effects and advanced features. Learn to combine the coolest of the new stuff with some animated intro apps that will give your iPad-made videos some WOW.

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESL, IT personnel

INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED 

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Bergen

Kelly Bergen

Kern CUE Co-President
Ed Tech Specialist | Kern County Superintendent of Schools


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH102G

10:15am

Free videoconferencing with California State Parks
In this session you will be introduced to the award-winning FREE Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) distance learning program and the units of study and videoconferences we offer.  Come discover the variety of interactive videoconference programs PORTS offers on natural and cultural resource topics geared toward the K-12 curriculum and aligned with the Common Core State Standards. We will culminate our presentation with the power of a live videoconference demonstration with a State Park subject matter expert and explain how to sign up for this award winning program.

Educators, Administrators, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Special Needs, ELL / ESL, IT personnel

BEGINNER 

Speakers
avatar for Berndt Stolfi

Berndt Stolfi

Central California PORTS Program Coordinator, California State Parks
Central California PORTS Program Coordinator | California State Parks | Monterey, CA


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH106E

10:15am

How to add game creation to your curriculum to teach
This presentation will include the definition of game-based learning and research-based best practices for teachers to embrace and implement the power of game-based learning. Various examples from a classroom project will be shared with the participants.

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED 

Speakers
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Kip Glazer

Teacher/Webmaster Kern High School


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH103K

10:15am

Info with a Side of Graphics
Info graphics has become a popular way to represent information and data for the new generation. Learn how to make info graphics for use in the classroom as well as how to teach your students how to do the same.

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Special Needs, ELL / ESL

BEGINNER 

Speakers
avatar for Randy Schultz

Randy Schultz

CSUB, California State University, Bakersfield
Educator since 1984, started on an Apple II+, currently a smartphone user who loves Netflix and all those great photo apps.


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH107G

10:15am

Open Educational Resources
How can you reach all learners? What resources are available and where can you find them? Those questions and more will be answered in this session.

Free educational resoruces to help meet the needs of common core.

ALL LEVELS

EVERYONE 

Moderators
avatar for Misty Higgins

Misty Higgins

My name is Misty Higgins. I teach 6th grade at Old River Elementary. In my classroom we implement various technology tools such as Google Classroom and Apps, ClassCraft, 3D printing, and YouTube, but more importantly we focus on a student-centered approach with an emphasis on critical thinking and conceptual understanding via Gallery Learning (bit.ly/gallearn).

Speakers
avatar for Sue Norman

Sue Norman

Teacher on Special Assignment, Panama-Buena Vista Union School District


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH107E

10:15am

The Incredible Chrome Browser
Learn how to collect and organize digital resources on this amazing web browser.  Save time and expand your searching with bookmarks and tabs.  Research, organize, collaborate, and personalize your browser with themes and extensions.  The Chrome browser can be used on any computer, smart phone, or tablet and is the best vehicle for Google Apps for Education. Bring 21st Century skills into your teaching and student learning with the incredible Chrome browser!


http://bit.ly/incrediblechrome

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , ELL / ESL

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Speakers
HT

Hans Tullmann

Technology Integration Coach | Richland School District


Saturday October 11, 2014 10:15am - 11:15am
DDH101E

11:30am

Are You Flippin' Kidding Me?
Blended? Flipped? No idea what I am talking about? Come find out!

ALL LEVELS

EVERYONE 

Speakers
TS

Trier Schneider

Teacher, BCSD


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH107E

11:30am

Every Kid Has a Computer, Now What?
1:1 implementation is quickly becoming a reality for many classrooms. This session includes tips and tricks for managing students, devices, applications, and logins.  

Educators, Administrators

BEGINNER

Speakers
SZ

Shannon Zimmerman

Teacher/Technology Mentor | Fruitvale School District, Discovery Elementary School


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH103K

11:30am

Genius Hour and 20% Time

Genius Hour and 20% Time are great ways to get students motivated and engaged in their own learning. I will be sharing my experiences of implementing these strategies in my classroom. I will also share the philosophy behind these strategies and the benefits for students.

http://tinyurl.com/GH20Time

Educators, Administrators, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE


Speakers
BB

Ben Boesch/Jennifer Hines

Education Technology Specialist/4-6 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Education Teacher | BCSD | Bakersfield, CA


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH104K

11:30am

Math Tech Resources

Khan Academy is not the only online math resource. Come explore math blogs, online software, online tutoring, and other resources that the wannabe tech savvy math teacher can use with their students. Resources are focused on middle school and high school math. Bring your own device to participate in the session.

I will be using Edmodo to share the resources and links. I will give the invite code at the time of the session.


Educators, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Speakers
TK

Tom Karnes

Asst. Principal/Teacher | KCSOS Valley Oaks Charter School


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH106E

11:30am

Photos as Nonlinguistic Representations

Photos are a great way to use nonlinguistic representations in your classroom. Learn how you can be a better photographer so that your photos convey powerful meaning.   


Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESL

BEGINNER

Speakers
avatar for Randy Schultz

Randy Schultz

CSUB, California State University, Bakersfield
Educator since 1984, started on an Apple II+, currently a smartphone user who loves Netflix and all those great photo apps.


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH107G

11:30am

Privacy, Paper Blogs & Meaningful Commenting

We want our students blogging because students become addicted to writing when writing for their peers. But how do we introduce blogging to our students? How do we teach students what should and should not be written online? This workshop will lead participants through journaling, teaching privacy, creating Paper Blogs, and scaffolding meaningful commenting before they ever blog online. This is a hands-on art/writing/technology session. goo.gl/9BHKbL

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary

BEGINNER

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott

English Teacher & Technology Leader, Compton Jr. High School
English & History Teacher at Compton Jr. High School in Bakersfield, CA


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH102G

11:30am

Rockin' Google in the Classroom

Come learn about activities and lessons you can use in your classroom using Google! Activities and lessons have been kid tested and approved.
http://bit.ly/1rhW0YZ


Educators, Intermediate 4-8

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Camp

Sarah Camp

Teacher, PBVUSD
I am in my 11th year of teaching and love integrating technology, using PBL, and trying out new things in my classroom. I have had over 70 projects funded through DonorsChoose.org and am a proud Twitter addict for professional development.


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH101E

11:30am

Using Technology to Implement Writing Across the CCSS

Slides: http://goo.gl/f5GmNw

http://goo.gl/Teio1h 

Educators, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE

Speakers
avatar for Misty Higgins

Misty Higgins

My name is Misty Higgins. I teach 6th grade at Old River Elementary. In my classroom we implement various technology tools such as Google Classroom and Apps, ClassCraft, 3D printing, and YouTube, but more importantly we focus on a student-centered approach with an emphasis on critical thinking and conceptual understanding via Gallery Learning (bit.ly/gallearn).


Saturday October 11, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
DDH107K

12:30pm

Lunch and Raffle
Saturday October 11, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
DDH Hallway

12:30pm

Student Showcase
Saturday October 11, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
DDH Hallway

1:30pm

1:30pm

Build interactive Online Courses with your iPad and iTunesU

The latest version of iTunes University is an easy to use interactive LMS (learning management system) that lets you post your courses or units online for iPad users. You can bundle apps, videos, web resources and interactive components such as digital textbooks into this free system. Push new content automatically to everyone enrolled in your course. Bring your iPad (iOS7 or 8) with you and create a course in this hands-on session.

Educators, Administrators, College Students, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary

INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED



Speakers
avatar for Kelly Bergen

Kelly Bergen

Kern CUE Co-President
Ed Tech Specialist | Kern County Superintendent of Schools


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH107K

1:30pm

Creating 3D Models Free

The link for examples of work can be found below
http://www.eddiesclass.com/p/3d-project-based-learning.htkml

The homepage for my class is below
www.eddiesclass.com

I will be bringing along about 5-10 students with experience creating 3D models for math, language arts, history, and science to help facilitate the presentation.


Join us for a hands-on demonstration of creating models for history, science, math, and language arts. We will be using Google SketchUp Make, which is free for educational purposes. Included will be examples of student work in 7th-9th grade, tutorials, and ideas for incorporating 3D models into your projects. Feel free to join whether you are a beginner or advanced user. For advanced users there will be tutorials on creating a fully virtual world for free.

Educators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED

Speakers
avatar for Edward Gonzalez

Edward Gonzalez

Teacher, James Curran Middle School
Currently a teacher at James Curran Middle School (BCSD)Bakersfield, California. I am a multimedia specialist with experience teaching virtual reality and animation embedded in Common Core standards. In the Spring of 2016 I was selected from my class for the Edwin Carr Fellow award from the Master's of Educational Technology program at CSU Fullerton. | | Please bring a laptop or Chrombebook in order to follow along in the lesson.


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH101E

1:30pm

Google Drive for Beginners
Many districts are "Going Google!" Google Drive is a fantastic tool where students and teachers can create, share, and collaborate online. This session will cover the basic functions of working in Google Drive.

Educators

BEGINNER

Speakers
SZ

Shannon Zimmerman

Teacher/Technology Mentor | Fruitvale School District, Discovery Elementary School


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH103K

1:30pm

Integrating Technology into Renewable Energy Projects

CSUB Tech Challenge

Looking to integrate Common Core standards and Next Generation Science standards?  This presentation looks at how multiple and single subject teacher candidates in the Antelope Valley collaborated to integrate English, Math, Science and Technology standards into a hands-on real world Renewable Energy unit to help students create plans for building a wind or solar powered bus stop.

Kimberly Furman
Scott Glayser
Stephanie Hernandez
Ashley  Singh
Maysha Stein

Educators, Secondary 9-12, ELL / ESL

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE


Speakers
DM

Debbie Meadows

TED Director | CSUB-Tech Challenge


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH104K

1:30pm

Making Assessment Matter: Supporting student learning through tech based assessments

Technology allows educators an interactive and engaging platform to assess student learning. In this presentation,  participants will learn numerous techniques and tools for tech based summative and formative assessment.

Educators

BEGINNER

Speakers
RV

Robin Valente

educational coordinator CSUB


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH107G

1:30pm

Preparing for Retirement with CalSTRS & CalPERS

Please join us as we discuss what teachers and staff need to know to maximize retirement income, including social security.  During the session, you will learn:
• How to coordinate Social Security with CalSTRS and CalPERS benefits
• What five factors you should consider when deciding to apply for Social Security.
• How much Social Security can you expect to receive?
• How to coordinate benefits with your spouse.
• Are you getting the most out of your current 403(b)?
• How do you survive pay cuts and still retire after 30 years?
• Which survivor options should you choose?
• Will income taxes affect your pension and Social Security when you retire?
*This is a general informational workshop.  No specific products will be discussed.  No sales presentation will be made.  We are an independent company and are not affiliated with CalSTRS, CalPERS or Social Security

www.firstinvestors.com


Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESL, IT personnel

BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED

Speakers
CC

Clay Cardozo

Assistant Manager | First Investors Corporation


Saturday October 11, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
DDH106E

2:35pm

Closing Thoughts and Raffle
Saturday October 11, 2014 2:35pm - 3:00pm
DDH Hallway