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This event is sponsored through the generosity of the College of Education at CSUF and the SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking located in the College of Education. The event is put on by the Masters in Educational Technology Program at CSUF (http://bit.ly/csufedt). The conferece Web site can be found at http://thinkcreateshareconference.com/

 #csuftcs is the conference hashtag. 
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Saturday, June 4
 

8:00am

Check-In
Make sure you check in to get your raffle ticket and lunch ticket. When you check in, you will get a name tag--include your Twitter handle and where you work. 

Stop by the photo booth and green screen area to have some pre-session fun!

 

Saturday June 4, 2016 8:00am - 8:30am
Mihaylo Hall: Outside Room 1502

8:30am

Welcome
Get oriented to the day's events. Learn about the sessions. Find out about the digital scavenger hunt. We will be doing some tweeting during the welcome session--so come ready to fire up Twitter! 

Saturday June 4, 2016 8:30am - 9:00am
MH 1502

9:00am

Opening Keynote: Creativity: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Help Children Have More of it
Creativity: What it is, What it isn’t, and How to Help Children Have More of it

Creativity is considered to be a highly valued 21st century skill, but what do we know about how to foster it in children? How can we even define it? During this keynote, Dr. Plucker will explore what we know about creativity, share recent research about how to foster it in children, and share a vision for the future of creativity education.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Plucker

Jonathan Plucker

Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development, Johns Hopkins University
Professor Jonathan Plucker is the Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development at Johns Hopkins University, where he works in the School of Education and Center for Talented Youth. His research examines creativity, education policy, and talent development, with over 200 publications to his credit. Recent work includes a research collaboration with the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and studies of creative and affective... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
MH 1502

10:15am

An iPad App that Made Me a Better Teacher
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore Oncore. Oncore a teacher-created tool for iPad that integrates into your existing workflow to increase engagement, focus learning, and provide feedback, and it is designed with the best research on classroom instruction in mind. Oncore is integrated with Google Classroom too, making set-up simple. All conference participants will be given a free Oncore account.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Rosenkranz

Scott Rosenkranz

English Curriculum Coordinator, Fullerton Joint Union High School District
I'm a high school teacher and an app developer. I created a classroom instruction app that is both unique and unprecedented. It is called Oncore, and it creates fair, focused and feedback rich classrooms integrated within a teacher's existing workflow. Go to http://onco.re to see a video of what Oncore can do for you. FSD teachers: Come to my breakout session and then refer three pals to download Oncore and I'll upgrade you to Oncore Pro!



Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
MH 1502

10:15am

Blended Classroom Pedagogy: Strategies and Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Join in with us as we engage in pedagogical activities and strategies delivered using two popular blended learning models. During this session you will have a chance to explore a variety of digital tools that can provide students with choice, voice, and experiences that allow you to better personalize learning for your students.

Note: Bring headphones and your laptop to best engage in this workshop!

Speakers
avatar for Greg Moon

Greg Moon

Instructional Coach, Romoland School District
Interested in blended learning, professional learning, and the combination of the two.
avatar for Sonal Patel

Sonal Patel

Instructional Coach, Romoland School District


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 2406

10:15am

Creating Digital Student Portolios with Seesaw
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about making student driven digital portfolios using Seesaw.  Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. It allows students to creatively document their learning using any device, including Chromebooks.  Seesaw fosters 21st century learning skills and the 4C’s - communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.  During this session, we will explore the ins and outs of Seesaw and set up a class of your own to take away and start using on Monday (or next school year). Although Seesaw is a resource for K-12, this session will focus on K-6.


Speakers
avatar for Sam Castellano

Sam Castellano

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District
Sam Castellano is a Digital Learning Coach in Anaheim Elementary School District. He supports teachers with instructional technology in grades TK-6 and helps promote 21st century learning skills. His teaching expertise is in the upper elementary grades (4-6). | | Sam also has experience integrating computer programming into students' curriculum. Sam has experience teaching Scratch and Google CS First courses. Currently, he works with 6th... Read More →
avatar for Susan Cunningham

Susan Cunningham

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
TBA

10:15am

ELA and Math a Natural Connection with CCSS
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an interactive workshop demonstrating the ways ELA and math instruction can each be enhanced by CCSS collaborative teaching. Participants will get an overview of the connections of these two content areas and be given guided instruction in hands-on creation of lesson plans that meet both ELA/ELD and math standards in their classrooms. Additionally the workshop will highlight the use of online technology to enhance formative assessments in the collaborative classroom. This workshop is appropriate K-12.

Speakers
avatar for Susan Carle

Susan Carle

Coordinator of English Language Arts, Orange County Department of Education
I am a NBCT who has taught for many years at the California Academy of Math and Science(CAMS). At CAMS I co-wrote and co-facilitated highly developed interdisciplinary projects covering diverse subject matter. Last year, I won the Character Lab's Teacher Innovation Grant for writing a character building unit The Scarlet Letter Forensic Report. I have also co-written two units for CTE-Online that have been featured on their cover page. I have... Read More →
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County Department of Education
I started my journey as an educator, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator with LAUSD over 20 years ago. In this time, I taught at three high schools, each with a unique set of challenges and opportunities: low-socio economic & high Spanish speaking population, a math & science academy, and an arts based school in Orange County. I enjoy sharing lessons learned from my experiences and look forward to learning from others.


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 2205

10:15am

Engineering in the K-6 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn ways to incorporate the engineering process and projects into K-6 curriculum. This hands-on workshop will allow attendees to participate in designing and building projects during the session. They will walk away with engineering ideas to start in their classroom the next week.

@amieaustin

Speakers
avatar for Amie Austin

Amie Austin

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District
Amie Austin is a Digital Learning Coach in the Anaheim Elementary School District. She supports teachers in implementing technology into their curriculum to enhance 21st century learning skills. Prior to being a TOSA, Amie taught primarily in upper grade, 6th grade being her favorite. She is passionate about all things EdTech! Outside of teaching she enjoys camping with her family, binge watching a weeks worth of Ellen and TMZ on Saturday... Read More →
avatar for Carmina Cunningham

Carmina Cunningham

Sixth Grade Teacher, Anaheim Elementary School District
I have been teaching in Anaheim for 15 years, with a background in fine arts. I am always exited about opportunities to bring creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills to my classroom. Originally from Hawai'i, I currently make my home in San Clemente with my husband and four children. Indoor activities include painting and reading, but I mostly enjoy being outside camping, hiking, running, paddleboarding, or... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 1406

10:15am

Get Your Comic On!
Limited Capacity seats available

The Common Core requires students to publish their work, but not all digital writing needs to be just plain text. Why not have students create comics to share their learning? Students are familiar with them, they allow for a lot of creativity, they encourage critical thinking, and they are just plain fun! Learn how easy it is to have your students begin creating comics using Google tools and/or online web applications to show what they know in any subject area.

@CoffeeNancy

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Minicozzi

Nancy Minicozzi

Media Specialist, LVUSD
Nancy has been teaching in one way or another most of her life. She is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer, and holds several degrees, including a Master's degree in Educational Technology. Since 2012, she has worked in the Las Virgenes Unified School District as a media specialist, helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. She is passionate about helping other educators to innovate their practices and has presented at... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 2201

10:15am

Google My Maps: Vespucci would be proud!
Limited Capacity seats available

The lost art of cartography can be rediscovered with Google My Maps--a fun, interactive digital tool that can be connected to any curricular area. Come learn, build, and map your way into the 21st century during this hands-on workshop. Appropriate for grades 2-12.

Speakers
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Dana Encheff

Instructional Specialist, Technology, OUSD


Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 2207

10:15am

Project-Based Learning: Follow the Yellow Brick Road
Limited Capacity seats available

You have Project Based learning idea, but need to know what to do next...Learn the steps to organizing your PBL, so you can follow through. Maybe you have these questions: What should I include? What steps should my PBL follow? Where can I find resources after the conference? Come to this session to find some answers, samples, resources, and contacts to take with your after the session.

@judyblakeney

Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 11:45am
Room 1112

10:15am

Scratch Crash Course: Getting Students to Code (Administrator Focus)
Limited Capacity seats available

We'll discuss how schools and districts can introduce coding to their students through the use of Scratch. We'll share-out best practices, and spend hands-on time with the program creating a game together.

Administrator Focus (all are welcome!)

@coryrobertson

Saturday June 4, 2016 10:15am - 12:00pm
Room 2405

12:00pm

Lunch
Saturday June 4, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

12:15pm

It's a Mystery!
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you heard about Mystery Hangouts? Bring your lunch and come experience a Mystery Hangout! We will start around 12:15 p.m. but you can come join in on the experience after this time. We will end at 12:45.

Saturday June 4, 2016 12:15pm - 12:40pm
MH 1502

12:15pm

Awww, Breakout!
Limited Capacity full

Looking to bring more communication, collaboration and critical thinking and FUN into your classroom? BreakoutEDU is a fantastic way to do this! In BreakoutEDU, students must find clues and solve puzzles that are stationed around the room in order to open locks or successfully complete a Google form to break out.

Bring your lunch and come experience a Breakout game! We will have several games going, but space will be limited.

Speakers
avatar for Jody Green

Jody Green

Academic Coach, La Habra City School District
Jody P. Green is an Academic Coach in Educational Technology for the La Habra City School District. Jody has been an educator since 1997. Jody has taught a variety of grade levels. Most recently, Jody spent 12 years teaching 6th grade at a middle school before becoming an academic coach. She is passionate about connecting classrooms and helping students and teachers amplify their voices using technology. Jody is a Google Certified Innovator, a... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Room 1406

12:15pm

Robot Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Come to the robot playground to explore and play with different robots and other devices.

Note: Many of the robots require apps to operate. It is suggested that you download Tickle (https://tickleapp.com/) on your iOS device to fully engage in this session. Onother app that is recommended is Ozoblocky (http://ozoblockly.com/).

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky is a K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer at St. Martin's Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. While Vicky always wanted to be a teacher, she started out her professional life, not in education, but as a Computer Programmer writing Accounting, Property Management, and Construction Software and teaching others how to sell and install the software. | | Vicky is currently serving as a CUE Independent School Learning Network... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Room 1506

12:15pm

Robot Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Come to the robot playground to explore and play with different robots and other devices.

Note: Many of the robots require apps to operate. It is suggested that you download Tickle (https://tickleapp.com/) on your iOS device to fully engage in this session. Onother app that is recommended is Ozoblocky (http://ozoblockly.com/).

Speakers
avatar for Vicky Sedgwick

Vicky Sedgwick

K-8 Technology Teacher, St. Martin's Episcopal School
Vicky is a K-8 Technology Teacher and Tech Trainer at St. Martin's Episcopal School in the San Fernando Valley. While Vicky always wanted to be a teacher, she started out her professional life, not in education, but as a Computer Programmer writing Accounting, Property Management, and Construction Software and teaching others how to sell and install the software. | | Vicky is currently serving as a CUE Independent School Learning Network... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Room 1506

1:15pm

Draw All About It!
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session you will learn how other teachers are using Google Draw in their classroom across all content areas. Then we will talk about how teachers are integrating Google Draw with Google Classroom to create a paperless classroom.  We will also take a look at what students are creating and how they are using Google Draw to show their learning. 

Bring a computer or chromebooks to get the full experience. 
(You can also use the Draw tools in Google Slides if you have a mobile device)

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Miles

Jessica Miles

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 1506

1:15pm

Engaging Students in Literacy Development Across the Curriculum Using Free Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will address the shift to include literacy development, support and practice in all content areas. We will explore three free technology-enhanced tools for supporting literacy in every classroom. We will also highlight ways to make literacy development culturally responsive and highly engaging.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Sackett

Rebecca Sackett

Literacy Coach, Santa Ana Unified School District
I have a special education credential and I'm currently working as a literacy coach. I'm very interested using teacher-leadership and a shift in our view of professional capital to transform schools. My credential program was focused on serving students in areas of cultural and linguistic diversity and high poverty. I'm passionate about bringing equity, access and enjoyment to the process of teaching and learning for all students and all... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 2406

1:15pm

From Questions to Creation: Tech Infused QFT and Creation Apps
Limited Capacity seats available

Come experience the power of the Question Formulation Technique to engage students in asking deeper questions, leading to student driven creativity and creation.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Ciecek

Michelle Ciecek

Digital Learning Coach (TOSA), Tustin Unified
Michelle Ciecek is currently a middle school digital learning coach in Tustin Unified and part-time professor of Educational Technology at UCI. She has been in education for 10 years with experience in both elementary and middle school. She was a fellow with the Cotsen Foundation with a focus on Cognitively Guided Instruction in mathematics and both Reading and Writing Workshop. Michelle also participated as a Digital Learning Fellow in TUSD... Read More →
avatar for Melanie Formaneck

Melanie Formaneck

STEM/Science Teacher, Tustin Unified School District
Melanie Formaneck is a middle school science and STEM teacher in Tustin Unified School District. She has taught exclusively at the secondary level, focusing on Biology and Earth Science instruction. Melanie completed a Digital Learning Fellowship with TUSD Connect, and is an active member of the district's Technology Task Force. She is a technology teacher-leader at her school site, orchestrating Digital Citizenship curriculum, and helping... Read More →
avatar for Jamie Joyce

Jamie Joyce

Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
I am an 8th Grade Teacher of 12 years and am currently a Digital Learning Coach in Tustin Unified School District. I am passionate about quality instruction and reaching all students. @JamieJjoyce


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 1112

1:15pm

Google Classroom for Kids, Staff, and Adminsitrators (Administrator Focus)
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore Google Classroom. We'll spend time going in depth on all of the features Google Classroom has to offer, and will create Classrooms you can take back to your district or school to begin using immediately with your staff and students!

Administrator focus (all are welcome!)

@MissDarlene28
@CoryRoberston

Speakers
avatar for Darlene Moreno

Darlene Moreno

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District
Follow me on twitter @missdarlene28
avatar for Cory Robertson

Cory Robertson

Instr Technology Coord, Anaheim City SD
@CoryRobertson | ___________________________________________ | Instructional Technology Coordinator | Anaheim City School District | ___________________________________________ | Director of Technology | ACSA Region 17


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 2405

1:15pm

Greenscreen Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Join me in the Greenscreen Playground!  We will explore digital citizenship & student creativity with greenscreen technology.  Learn tips & tricks, best practices & workflows, and have we will have fun creating some projects together! Come ready to play.   Leave ready to transform student learning in your classroom.

@annkozma723

Speakers
avatar for Ann Kozma

Ann Kozma

Teacher on Special Assignment, Fullerton School District
Ann Kozma is starting her third year as a Teacher on Special Assignment in the Fullerton School District in Fullerton, CA. Prior to that, she spent 10 years in the classroom and taught a First Grade iPad 1:1 class for 4 years in an Apple Distinguished Program. As a TOSA, Ann works to support FSD's iPad 1:1 VIP Program, the iPersonalize Program, as well as working with teachers and students across the district. Ann is passionate about... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 1406

1:15pm

Helping Your Students become iHistorians
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore what it means to be an iHistorian! We will share technology tools and lessons that can help students develop the skills of an iHistorian. You'll engage in several activities as you use tools to develop your own iHistorian skills.

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Cabiness-Atkinson

Catherine Cabiness-Atkinson

Teacher/Technology Coordinator, Garden Grove USD
Learning new technology tools with my students is what makes being in the classroom so exciting for me. I enjoy seeing my students actively engaged in the learning process.
avatar for John Doles

John Doles

World History Teacher, GGUSD
avatar for Chris Housepian

Chris Housepian

Teacher/Technology Coordinator, Garden Grove USD
History Teacher and site Technology Coordinator with a 1:1 Chromebook classroom, a love for technology, and a belief that exploring, investigating and generally having fun is the best way to foster student engagement and understanding.
avatar for Gregg Primeaux

Gregg Primeaux

Master Teacher, SES Coordinator,, Garden Grove Unified School District
Historical thinking and integrating technology in the secondary classroom. Classroom management with today's learner.


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
MH 1502

1:15pm

Minecraft, 3D Printing, and 3D Design
Limited Capacity seats available

Come explore all of things you and your students can do in Minecraft. Minecraft engages students but also allows for creativity. 3D design tools such as TinkerCad allow an individual to design and then import files into Minecraft. There is also the possibility of printing out your design. Come explore these options as we work with TinkerCad, MinecraftEdu and Printcraft.

Speakers
avatar for Randy Kolset

Randy Kolset

Coordinator Educational Technology, Orange Unified School District


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 2207

1:15pm

Movenote 101: Creating Screencasts Using Google Slides
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore how Movenote, a free Google App, allows students to add video narration to their Google Slides presentations. Learn how this tool promotes critical thinking and creativity, fosters communication and collaboration, and uses class time wisely by not wasting time having students view hours of oral presentations. 

You will see various student examples and share ideas for how you plan to use Movenote with your class, creating a rubric for rating student creations. Finally, you will experience this tool by creating your own Movenote which can be shared with students.

*For ease of use, you'll want to make sure you have a mouse when navigating Movenote.  



Speakers
avatar for Sam Castellano

Sam Castellano

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim Elementary School District
Sam Castellano is a Digital Learning Coach in Anaheim Elementary School District. He supports teachers with instructional technology in grades TK-6 and helps promote 21st century learning skills. His teaching expertise is in the upper elementary grades (4-6). | | Sam also has experience integrating computer programming into students' curriculum. Sam has experience teaching Scratch and Google CS First courses. Currently, he works with 6th... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Fraser

Jessica Fraser

Digital Learning Coach, Anaheim City School District
Jessica Fraser is a Digital Learning Coach, empowering K-6 teachers to teach 21st century skills through technology integration. Jessica has taught grades K-6, with the majority of her experience teaching fifth grade. | | Jessica recently earned her Master's degree in Educational Technology from Cal State Fullerton and was selected as an Edwin Carr Fellow for the College of Education. She has also earned her Leading Edge... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 2201

1:15pm

Twitter Chat Live
Limited Capacity seats available

So you're on Twitter and you keep hearing about Twitter chats but you're not quite sure how to jump in. Don't worry this session is for you. We will set up TweetDeck to help make participating in Twitter chats more manageable. You will also participate in a live chat so you can see how it works and ask questions to make the experience more manageable.

If you are new two Twitter, we'll begin with some Twitter basics.

Notes:
- Chromebooks/laptops recommended but mobile devices will work.
- Please bring at least one potential profile picture--think headshot that reflects your profession and/or personality. This will be used for those who have not set up a Twitter profile.

@edtechari

Saturday June 4, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Room 2205

3:00pm

Closing Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Plucker

Jonathan Plucker

Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development, Johns Hopkins University
Professor Jonathan Plucker is the Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development at Johns Hopkins University, where he works in the School of Education and Center for Talented Youth. His research examines creativity, education policy, and talent development, with over 200 publications to his credit. Recent work includes a research collaboration with the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and studies of creative and affective... Read More →


Saturday June 4, 2016 3:00pm - 3:30pm
MH 1502

3:30pm

Final Thoughts & Raffle
Come for the learning--stay for the swag! We have some great items to raffle off for lucky particpants. We fill your brains, your stomach, and send you home with a gift (mabye two). How great of a conference is this? 

Saturday June 4, 2016 3:30pm - 3:45pm
MH 1502

4:30pm

After Conference UnConference: Connections over Libations
Come join us for an after conference unconference where you can connect and extend the conversation while enjoying happy hour. Location to be determined (somewhere close to CSUF). 

Saturday June 4, 2016 4:30pm - 7:00pm
TBA