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Thursday, April 3
 

8:00am PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday April 3, 2014 8:00am - 9:15am PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Clickers: BYOD with ClickerSchool
Presentation Site
ClickerSchool is online formative assessment at its best with games and polls using clickers, smartphones, laptops, or tablets. In this presentation we’ll provide an overview on how you can gain immediate insight into students’ strengths and weaknesses by bringing your own device (BYOD). We’ll begin by introducing you to ClickerSchool, covering the features and process of acquiring an account. After a brief introduction we’ll proceed into a series of interactive activities, inviting session participants to use their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage in a small selection of our subject library. ClickerSchool blends BYOD and hardware clickers seamlessly and Eduware will be providing hardware clickers for participants without devices. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions throughout and will have a chance to provide feedback at the end of the session.

Speakers
RC

Rhosemarie Cabanban

Office Manager, Eduware, Inc.
FM

Fatima Mirza

Sales and Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.
A graduate of Stony Brook University, I am passionate about the future of education and particularly how public education contends with the rapidly changing technologies that are meant to facilitate the learning process. It is in this spirit that I work at Eduware, building bridges... Read More →
TV

Timothy Vallier

Media Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 237 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Geocaching: Mixing Tech and Curriculum
Presentation Site
Geocaching is a worldwide recreational activity enjoyed by GPS users. It involves a GPS user hiding a "cache" and posting the exact coordinates so other GPS users can come on a "scavenger hunt" to find it. There are caches of all kinds for all ages and are usually placed in interesting locations in your area that you may not know about.
The concept of the game can be easily adapted as an engaging way to have students discover concepts and information in any curriculum. With a little work you’ve integrated technology, a little exercise, and whatever topic you want to explore, giving multiple ways to learn subject matter.
Use a ‘Multi-Stage Cache’ to test the comprehension of your students from the story your class just read; or perhaps you could have your students cooperatively solve a math puzzle to find the hidden container; or even peruse the ‘EarthCaches’ on Geocaching.com - caches from around the world based on various geology and earth sciences.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Ailshie

Brian Ailshie

2nd Grade Teacher, Wasatch County School District
I have taught as a technology teacher for ten years, and then switched to a 2nd grade classroom. This will be my 4th year teaching 2nd grade.


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 115 Career Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

The simple to use tool to help you manage all of your computers and devices
Presentation Site
Filewave is used to manage both large scale one to one, BYOD and traditional IT environments. Come and learn why Filewave is the choice of large scale one to one's, BYOD and large corporations to manage their IT infrastructures.

Speakers
BC

Brad Caldwell

Western Area Manager, Filewave
BM

Ben Miles

Engineer, Filewave
Ben Miles came to Filewave from Shoreline School District in Shoreline Washington. Ben's vast experience at rolling out one to one initiatives using both laptops and mobile devices makes him one of the foremost management experts in the country. Come and find out why Filewave is the... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 233 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

a Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words, Simulation Is Worth 1,000,000
Online mathematics and science simulations can help bridge the knowing-doing gap that occurs when districts implement the common core and NGSS. These simulations are based on research-proven instructional strategies that help students of all levels develop conceptual understanding in mathematics and science. In classrooms that resemble mathematics and science laboratories, students manipulate key variables, generate and test hypothesis, and engage in extensive “what-if” experimentation. As a result, they become able to think and reason at the top tears of Blooms Taxonomy. Even students who struggle with abstract concepts are able to “see” a concrete representation and make the transition from concrete to abstract thinking and reasoning successfully. Teachers can supplement and enhance instruction with powerful interactive visualizations of concepts.

Speakers
TO

Tom O'Brien

National Content Specialist, ExploreLearning
Thom O’Brien has been with ExploreLearning for over 17 years. He is responsible for delivering high quality professional development sessions, presenting content discussions at state, national conferences and working directly with teachers and students to improve teaching and learning... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 240 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Going Google
Presentation Site
Come take a look at some of the best tips and tricks for Going Google.  In this session we’ll delve into a variety of the Google Apps for Education and provide practical applications for some of your favorite tools.  You’ll learn how to create your own custom search engine for research projects.  You’ll discover how to edit video in YouTube.  You’ll tap into  Google apps for your mobile device and explore ways to integrate them into your classroom.  All this and a few surprises too!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Board Member, UCET
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 105 Little Theater 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Learn How to Integrate Coding in an Elementary Classroom
Presentation Site
Learn how to integrate coding in an elementary classroom. There will be lots of resources and examples to help you as a teacher.

Speakers
avatar for Carl Lyman

Carl Lyman

CSTA Utah Past President, Utah Coding & CSTA Utah
A teacher of 30+ years from grades 2-12 and adults with most of the time as a computer teacher on a secondary level. A UCET presenter since 1982. A specialist at USBE for 10 years over Computer Science and Information Technology education. A creator of curriculum for teaching coding... Read More →
avatar for Brett Zabel

Brett Zabel

District Assessment Specialist, Wasatch County School District
Brett Zabel has been with Wasatch School District for more than twenty years. He has spent time in the classroom as a Business, Marketing, and IT teacher, as an Assistant Principal, as an Instructional Coach, and as a District Technology Specialist. He is currently a District Specialist... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 201 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

11:00am PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday April 3, 2014 11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

USOE Online Endorsement Classes
Utah State Office of Education Online Endorsement and Professional Development Classes for English Language Arts, Fine Arts, Financial Literacy, Social Studies, Science, Elementary Mathematics, Teacher Licensing..and more.

Thursday April 3, 2014 12:00pm - 12:15pm PDT
GYM - Vendor Area 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Dr. Dweeb Returns
Presentation Site
Put a little creativity into your technical professional development. Dr. Dweeb will show you how to make simple video lessons to provide technical instruction to your teachers and staff. Use your phone with your laptop to create entertaining lessons to simplify instruction with computer applications.

Speakers
avatar for Alan Griffin

Alan Griffin

Curriculum Content Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
I have organized the OER Collective for the past 3 years


Thursday April 3, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Exploring the Geometry of Piles of Salt
Presentation Site
Participants will pour salt on varies shapes and make conjectures regarding the ridge-lines of the piles of salt. Then the conjectures will be verified or rejected based on geometric properties. Using technology, participants will be shown how to construct models of the salt piles using dynamic 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional geometry software.

Speakers
TJ

Troy Jones

Math Teacher, Westlake High School/Math for America
I have presented on this topic at the Park City Mathematics Institute, the University of Utah Math Teacher's Circle, and the Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference. I have done other presentations using dynamic geometry software at several National Council of Teachers... Read More →
MU

Marissa Utterberg

Math Teaching Fellow, Math for America


Thursday April 3, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 211 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:15pm PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday April 3, 2014 12:15pm - 1:30pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Clickers: BYOD with ClickerSchool
Presentation Site
ClickerSchool is online formative assessment at its best with games and polls using clickers, smartphones, laptops, or tablets. In this presentation we’ll provide an overview on how you can gain immediate insight into students’ strengths and weaknesses by bringing your own device (BYOD). We’ll begin by introducing you to ClickerSchool, covering the features and process of acquiring an account. After a brief introduction we’ll proceed into a series of interactive activities, inviting session participants to use their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage in a small selection of our subject library. ClickerSchool blends BYOD and hardware clickers seamlessly and Eduware will be providing hardware clickers for participants without devices. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions throughout and will have a chance to provide feedback at the end of the session.

Speakers
RC

Rhosemarie Cabanban

Office Manager, Eduware, Inc.
FM

Fatima Mirza

Sales and Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.
A graduate of Stony Brook University, I am passionate about the future of education and particularly how public education contends with the rapidly changing technologies that are meant to facilitate the learning process. It is in this spirit that I work at Eduware, building bridges... Read More →
TV

Timothy Vallier

Media Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.


Thursday April 3, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 237 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Information, Data, Problem Solving, Analysis for Students with ArcGIS Online
Presentation Site
BYOD and learn about ArcGIS Online Subscriptions already available to Utah K-12 through the Esri K-12 Statewide License! Learn about classroom resources, careers in Geospatial Technologies, and join the community of Utah teachers who are introducing their students to the technology identified by the US Department of Labor as one of the emerging technologies needed by all citizens and the 21st Century workforce.

Speakers
EW

Esther Worker

Esri Education Manager, Esri
Esther Worker is a member of the Esri Education Team which focuses on spatial literacy, STEM and STEAM Skills and the integration of GIS technology. John Schaefer, CEO of SLC based Children's Media Workshop, helps transforms classrooms into 21st Century learning communities and... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 240 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Using Multimedia in Math Instruction
Presentation Site
UEN has partnered with organizations to bring you multimedia resources that engage a variety of learning styles and help close proficiency gaps. We'll give a quick overview of the resources available. In this session we'll focus on secondary math resources from NROC Math and PBS LearningMedia resources.

Speakers

Thursday April 3, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 242 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:30pm PDT

Mapping Your World
Presentation Site
The world is changing and digital mapping can help your students find their way. In this session, learn how you and your students can use ArcGIS Online in your classroom to enhance and engage spatial thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills through a software subscription that is already available to Utah teachers through UEN.

Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Board Member, UCET
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 1:30pm - 1:50pm PDT
GYM - Vendor Area 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:30pm PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday April 3, 2014 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

Filewave: Innovation in Management for 1 to 1, BYOD or traditional IT rollouts
Presentation Site
Filewave is used to manage both large scale one to one, BYOD and traditional IT environments. Come and learn why Filewave is the choice of large scale one to one's, BYOD and large corporations to manage their IT infrastructures.

Speakers
BC

Brad Caldwell

Western Area Manager, Filewave
BM

Ben Miles

Engineer, Filewave
Ben Miles came to Filewave from Shoreline School District in Shoreline Washington. Ben's vast experience at rolling out one to one initiatives using both laptops and mobile devices makes him one of the foremost management experts in the country. Come and find out why Filewave is the... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 233 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:30pm PDT

Connect Students with Content Using NearPod
Participants will learn how to implement an interactive lesson using a variety of devices and the free app Nearpod by participating in a short lesson about severe weather and tropical cyclones.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Ed Tech, Canyons School District
Michael Hakkarinen, Educational Technology Teacher Specialist with the Canyons School District. This summer I transferred to the Canyons School District from Frederick County, Maryland, where I was a Technology Resource Teacher for 7 years and instructor of Instructional Technology... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 2:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
GYM - Vendor Area 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:45pm PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Thursday April 3, 2014 2:45pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
 
Friday, April 4
 

8:00am PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Friday April 4, 2014 8:00am - 9:15am PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

The simple to use tool to help you manage all of your computers and devices
Presentation Site
Filewave is used to manage both large scale one to one, BYOD and traditional IT environments. Come and learn why Filewave is the choice of large scale one to one's, BYOD and large corporations to manage their IT infrastructures.

Speakers
BC

Brad Caldwell

Western Area Manager, Filewave
BM

Ben Miles

Engineer, Filewave
Ben Miles came to Filewave from Shoreline School District in Shoreline Washington. Ben's vast experience at rolling out one to one initiatives using both laptops and mobile devices makes him one of the foremost management experts in the country. Come and find out why Filewave is the... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 233 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Cool Tools for Science
Presentation Site
Websites for science. The interactive and the interesting. My favorite dozen iPad apps for science

Speakers
avatar for Calvin Hales

Calvin Hales

CUES Technology Training Specialist, CUES
Since 2006 I have been the trainer at CUES - working with teachers, administrators and support staff on technology skills and internet training. A native Utahn, I graduated from BYU with a major in Elementary Education and Language Arts as my specialty.  My Masters degree at Utah... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 215 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

How to be a Video Ninja
Presentation Site
Video is a powerful resource in the classroom. Especially in the hands of a skilled teacher. It can engage students in the conversation, and give them a different prospective on a topic that can only be topped by being there first hand.

I would like to share some tricks about collecting video, viewing them in the classroom, and storage and distribution. There are video resources all around us, from Youtube to DVDs. I’ll show you how to download a video from Youtube, convert different formats of video to fit your needs, and pull that perfect segment from your favorite DVD. I call these skills "Ninja" skills. It is a secret practice shared by a few teachers, and handed down for the betterment of classrooms. I will share as many as time permits, so you too can be a Video Ninja!

Speakers
avatar for Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

Canyons School District
Education Technology Specialist, Canyons School District Robert is currently serving as UCET Past President, and working as a Canyons Educational Technology Team Lead. Formerly a clssroom teacher and Technology Integration Specialist for the NUES region. | Robert loves working with... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 109 Choral 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

STEM-ulating Curriculum
This year was the first time I ran 4 Lego League teams in my classroom. I also taught the students how to make videos using Movie Maker. We will be sharing videos that the students made during the year from all different aspects of our curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Patti White

Patti White

Teacher, Morningside Elementary
Patti White began teaching for Granite School District in 1981.  After graduating from the University of Utah with a BS in Elementary Education, she received her gifted endorsement, and then her Masters of Education from Utah State University. For the last twelve years she has been... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 12:50pm PDT
North Auditorium Wall 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

10:40am PDT

Introduction to Photoshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Photoshop is a powerful tool that can be used for many classroom applications. Come and learn the basics of this versatile program. This course is designed for the very beginner with little or no previous experience with Photoshop.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Remy

Jennifer Remy

STEM Coordinator, Provo City School District


Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 12:50pm PDT
Room 249 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

11:00am PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Friday April 4, 2014 11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Clickers: BYOD with ClickerSchool
Presentation Site
ClickerSchool is online formative assessment at its best with games and polls using clickers, smartphones, laptops, or tablets. In this presentation we’ll provide an overview on how you can gain immediate insight into students’ strengths and weaknesses by bringing your own device (BYOD). We’ll begin by introducing you to ClickerSchool, covering the features and process of acquiring an account. After a brief introduction we’ll proceed into a series of interactive activities, inviting session participants to use their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage in a small selection of our subject library. ClickerSchool blends BYOD and hardware clickers seamlessly and Eduware will be providing hardware clickers for participants without devices. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions throughout and will have a chance to provide feedback at the end of the session.

Speakers
RC

Rhosemarie Cabanban

Office Manager, Eduware, Inc.
FM

Fatima Mirza

Sales and Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.
A graduate of Stony Brook University, I am passionate about the future of education and particularly how public education contends with the rapidly changing technologies that are meant to facilitate the learning process. It is in this spirit that I work at Eduware, building bridges... Read More →
TV

Timothy Vallier

Media Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.


Friday April 4, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 237 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Using Multimedia in Math Instruction
Presentation Site
UEN has partnered with organizations to bring you multimedia resources that engage a variety of learning styles and help close proficiency gaps. We'll give a quick overview of the resources available. In this session we'll focus on secondary math resources from NROC Math and PBS LearningMedia resources.

Speakers

Friday April 4, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 242 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:15pm PDT

Purpose Games
Presentation Site
Purpose games is a great way for teachers to create and use games that help students learn. Teachers can create or use already created maps, charts, anatomy, quizzes, or really anything you are teaching in a game format. For example if you are studying the United States you could have your students go online and play a game that tests their knowledge of the political and physical geography of the US. You could have your students focus on a specific region, or topic like capitals. Teachers can set up tournaments that allow students to play on another and determine a class champion

Speakers
avatar for Jared Fawson

Jared Fawson

Teacher, West Point Jr High
Davis School District Technology teacher of the year 2013 Presented at the Davis Technology conference 2013


Friday April 4, 2014 12:15pm - 12:30pm PDT
GYM - Vendor Area 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:15pm PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Curtin

Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Friday April 4, 2014 12:15pm - 1:30pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Moving to Mastery in the World of High Stakes Testing
Presentation Site
In this session we will discuss the challenges teachers face as a result of the increasing pressures associated with the use of high stakes testing data and will provide a clear alternative - formative assessment. The goal is to utilize technology to get the right data immediately in the hands of teachers.

Speakers
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Trenton Goble

CLO and Co-founder, Mastery Connect
Trenton was a teacher and administrator in Utah Public Schools for 17 years before founding Mastery Connect in 2012. He serves as Chief Academic Officer and still brings his passion from the classroom to the work he does helping teachers and students.


Friday April 4, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 233 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Secret Code I
Presentation Site
We interact with them every day and everywhere. We get annoyed when they aren't fast enough and frantic when they don't work. We order our Pizza and our clothing on them, pay our bills, reserve library books and make medical appointments. They can tuck into our pockets and sit on our laps. They are frequently found in bed with our spouses. And yet, many of us have no idea how they work.
The key is in the secret code! Participants in this class will investigate and crack this secret code. As you progress, you will compose and exchange cryptic messages with your fellow cryptologists.
Finally, the clandestine location of a boundless treasure will be revealed. You and your fellows will have the key to a location where a treasure trove of coding adventures can be found. The wealth is so vast you will be able to share with your family, your students and other teachers. Don’t Miss Out! Secret Decoder Key included!

Speakers
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Leslie Lewis

Digital Media Specialist, Salt Lake City School District
My qualifications and experience are as a technology facilitator for the Salt Lake City School District. I have no training in code other than what I have been learning on my own through Hour of Code.org. But that is the point. If I can learn it from the activities and lessons included... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 242 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Ideas to Integrate Coding in MS Math and Science
Presentation Site
Come and get ideas on how to integrate coding with your middle school math and science classes. Also coding ideas for any classroom.

Speakers
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Carl Lyman

CSTA Utah Past President, Utah Coding & CSTA Utah
A teacher of 30+ years from grades 2-12 and adults with most of the time as a computer teacher on a secondary level. A UCET presenter since 1982. A specialist at USBE for 10 years over Computer Science and Information Technology education. A creator of curriculum for teaching coding... Read More →
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Brett Zabel

District Assessment Specialist, Wasatch County School District
Brett Zabel has been with Wasatch School District for more than twenty years. He has spent time in the classroom as a Business, Marketing, and IT teacher, as an Assistant Principal, as an Instructional Coach, and as a District Technology Specialist. He is currently a District Specialist... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 215 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

Make Your Own (Very Basic) iPad Apps, Games, and Interactives
Limited Capacity seats available

Presentation Site
Mobile devices and apps have exploded in popularity in the last few years. During the first hour of this workshop, come learn how to use a free online tool to make your own simple classroom app. In the second hour we'll focus on creating (non-profit) games and other interactives for the iPad.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Bentley

Rob Bentley

Adobe Product Manager, UEN
For the past 14 years Rob Bentley has been a technology integration instructor and course designer for the Utah Education Network. Rob has a Bachelors degree in Spanish education with an English minor, and a Masters degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology. Rob is... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 1:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 234 Mac Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:30pm PDT

Certiport Exam
Limited Capacity seats available

Certiport is offering designated times in which you can sit for a Certification Exam during UCET – for free! There is limited space at 15 seats per time slot listed below so it will be a first come first serve basis on availability.  

To take advantage of this great opportunity to become certified:


  1. Please email your preferred day/time (from the list below) to lori.troy@pearson.com

  2. Include the subject line UCET Testing Event

  3. Indicate which exam you would like to take



Lori Troy will send you a follow up e-mail on time confirmation. If you have questions, please email lori.troy@pearson.com

Thank you and we look forward to you earning your certification – available exams in:



Thursday, April 3

8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Friday, April 4
8:00 - 9:15
11:00 - 12:15
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 4:00

Speakers
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Andrea Curtin

Administrative Secretary, Utah State Board of Education


Friday April 4, 2014 1:30pm - 2:45pm PDT
Room 216 Library PC Lab 5441 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

Clickers: BYOD with ClickerSchool
Presentation Site
ClickerSchool is online formative assessment at its best with games and polls using clickers, smartphones, laptops, or tablets. In this presentation we’ll provide an overview on how you can gain immediate insight into students’ strengths and weaknesses by bringing your own device (BYOD). We’ll begin by introducing you to ClickerSchool, covering the features and process of acquiring an account. After a brief introduction we’ll proceed into a series of interactive activities, inviting session participants to use their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage in a small selection of our subject library. ClickerSchool blends BYOD and hardware clickers seamlessly and Eduware will be providing hardware clickers for participants without devices. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions throughout and will have a chance to provide feedback at the end of the session.

Speakers
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Rhosemarie Cabanban

Office Manager, Eduware, Inc.
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Fatima Mirza

Sales and Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.
A graduate of Stony Brook University, I am passionate about the future of education and particularly how public education contends with the rapidly changing technologies that are meant to facilitate the learning process. It is in this spirit that I work at Eduware, building bridges... Read More →
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Timothy Vallier

Media Marketing Specialist, Eduware, Inc.


Friday April 4, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 237 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

Coding 4 Zombies
Presentation Site
Have you ever wondered why Zombies walk the way they do? Well, somebody has to teach these walking dead to avoid hazards and walk with the dignity every Zombie desires. After all, their fashion sense and personal hygiene are beyond help.
Then there are the birds! They are angry. The birds are intent on pursuing those evil piggies. You can help. With a little work, you’ll teach those birds to avoid the TNT and get their birdie babies back home. All it takes is following and giving instructions. As teachers, you are already expert at that.
This class will introduce coding and the Hour Of Code. The Hour Of Code Website features brief statements from people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and the inventors of Zynga and DropBox. Lesson plans, interactive coding games, and support materials are free, fun and educational. Coding teaches people to pause and think.
Take a break and challenge yourself to get those Zombies safely home! Certificates of Zombification will be awarded to all participants.

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Lewis

Leslie Lewis

Digital Media Specialist, Salt Lake City School District
My qualifications and experience are as a technology facilitator for the Salt Lake City School District. I have no training in code other than what I have been learning on my own through Hour of Code.org. But that is the point. If I can learn it from the activities and lessons included... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 242 PC Lab 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

Filewave: Innovation in Management for 1 to 1, BYOD or traditional IT rollouts
Presentation Site
Filewave is used to manage both large scale one to one, BYOD and traditional IT environments. Come and learn why Filewave is the choice of large scale one to one's, BYOD and large corporations to manage their IT infrastructures.

Speakers
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Brad Caldwell

Western Area Manager, Filewave
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Ben Miles

Engineer, Filewave
Ben Miles came to Filewave from Shoreline School District in Shoreline Washington. Ben's vast experience at rolling out one to one initiatives using both laptops and mobile devices makes him one of the foremost management experts in the country. Come and find out why Filewave is the... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 233 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107