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Saturday, February 27
 

10:10am

Ignite Previews of Sessions
Come and hear a quick 2 minute intro to each session so you know which one to go to!

Saturday February 27, 2016 10:10am - 10:20am
All Hands Area

10:20am

Keynote

Hear how San Francisco Unified School District's new Chief Technology Officer, Melissa Dodd, is helping the district adapt to emerging technologies and transforming into a digital district.


Speakers
avatar for Melissa Dodd

Melissa Dodd

Chief Technology Officer, San Francisco Unified School District
Melissa Dodd serves as the Chief Technology Officer for SFUSD. Melissa is charged with leading the district's technology vision and digital district plan, Building a Digital District, which articulates the district’s strategy to transform learning with technology, infusing technology... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 10:20am - 10:35am
All Hands Area

10:40am

1A: Pinterest for Teachers
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn the basics of creating and using a Pinterest account. How to leverage this tool to help you “Pin” amazing resources from around the web to support your lesson planning in the classroom. There’s even a Chrome extension for it!

Anne Lamott Room

Speakers
avatar for Morgan Woodward

Morgan Woodward

Policy Specialist, Pinterest
Morgan comes from a family of teachers and is passionate about empowering educators. A native of the Bay Area and a UC Berkeley alum, she's spent a lot of time volunteering with school music programs, special education, and at-risk youth. She's been at Pinterest for a little over... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 10:40am - 11:25am
Anne Lamott Room

10:40am

1B: Twitter for Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available


Twitter can be an amazing resource for educators. Learn about handles, hashtags, best practices, and who to follow to expand your PLN.

Daniel Handler Room

Speakers
avatar for Kristina Mattis

Kristina Mattis

Executive Director of Digital Learning, San Francisco Unified School District
http://about.me/kristinamattis


Saturday February 27, 2016 10:40am - 11:25am
Daniel Handler Room

10:40am

1C: Making the Switch to Google
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on some useful tips to help you make the switch from Outlook to Google Mail & Calendars. Learn about some cool Chrome extensions to make your life easier and more fun too!

Speakers
avatar for Michael Bloemsma

Michael Bloemsma

Program Administrator, Technology & Innovation, San Francisco Unified School District
"Dr. Michael Bloemsma has over 20 years of experience as a classroom teacher, professor, and technology leader at the school, district, and county levels. Michael works as a Program Administrator of Technology & Innovation in the Department of Technology where he supports many of... Read More →
avatar for Bryan Twarek

Bryan Twarek

Computer Science Program Administrator, SFUSD
I'm working to expand CS education, from pre-K to 12th grade, to all students in San Francisco public schools.



Saturday February 27, 2016 10:40am - 11:25am
Burrow Room (downstairs)

10:40am

1D: Going towards Paperless with GAFE
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop waiting online at the copier to make worksheets your students are going to lose. Use tools from Google and others to transition your class towards being paperless. 

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn  Marinos

Kathryn Marinos

Professional Learning Coordinator, Digital Promise
avatar for Julia Maynard

Julia Maynard

Hello. I have been teaching sixth grade for twelve years. For the first six years, I was in a self-contained class and then taught history, English, and many various iterations of a tech class. Currently, I am a founding teacher at Willie L. Brown Middle School in San Francisco and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 10:40am - 11:25am
Grotto Room (downstairs)

11:35am

2A: Pinterest for Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the basics of creating and using a Pinterest account. How to leverage this tool to help you “Pin” amazing resources from around the web to support your lesson planning in the classroom. There’s even a Chrome extension for it!

Anne Lamott Room

Speakers
avatar for Morgan Woodward

Morgan Woodward

Policy Specialist, Pinterest
Morgan comes from a family of teachers and is passionate about empowering educators. A native of the Bay Area and a UC Berkeley alum, she's spent a lot of time volunteering with school music programs, special education, and at-risk youth. She's been at Pinterest for a little over... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:35am - 12:20pm
Anne Lamott Room

11:35am

2B: Twitter for Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available


Twitter can be an amazing resource for educators. Learn about handles, hashtags, best practices, and who to follow to expand your PLN.

Daniel Handler Room

Speakers
avatar for Kristina Mattis

Kristina Mattis

Executive Director of Digital Learning, San Francisco Unified School District
http://about.me/kristinamattis


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:35am - 12:20pm
Daniel Handler Room

11:35am

2C: Getting Started with Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with Google Apps for Education to help save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students. Learn to expertly navigate both the student and teacher interfaces within Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Kesel

Steve Kesel

Digital Learning Program Administrator, SFUSD
Steve Kesel is passionate about helping students and teachers use technology to enhance learning. He began helping his second graders use tech in the classroom in the '90s. Later, he spent five years as Pacifica School District's Access, Equity, and Innovation Specialist, helping... Read More →
avatar for Nancy Lucero

Nancy Lucero

teacher Librarian, Sutro Elementary School
I am always excited when children come into the library eager to read or learn something new. I love sharing literature not only with students but also with parents.


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:35am - 12:20pm
Burrow Room (downstairs)

11:35am

2D: Going towards Paperless with GAFE
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop waiting online at the copier to make worksheets your students are going to lose. Use tools from Google and others to transition your class towards being paperless. 

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn  Marinos

Kathryn Marinos

Professional Learning Coordinator, Digital Promise
avatar for Julia Maynard

Julia Maynard

Hello. I have been teaching sixth grade for twelve years. For the first six years, I was in a self-contained class and then taught history, English, and many various iterations of a tech class. Currently, I am a founding teacher at Willie L. Brown Middle School in San Francisco and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2016 11:35am - 12:20pm
Grotto Room (downstairs)

12:20pm

Close-out and Raffle
Enter the Raffle for a chance to win some great prizes including an iPod Shuffle and Nexus 7 Tablet!

Saturday February 27, 2016 12:20pm - 12:30pm
All Hands Area

12:30pm

Happy Hour
After the event come and join us for a FREE drink across the street at Mars Bar. Please make sure to get your drink ticket which is good for a glass of wine or a beer. 

Sponsored by Pinterest & CUE SF!  

Saturday February 27, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mars Bar 798 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103
 


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