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Thursday, April 3

10:40am PDT

Choose Your Own APPventure
This creative lesson design allows students to have more control over their learning by choosing apps that pique their interest and play to their strong suits. Each Choose Your Own APPventure lesson will take students from research/brainstorming to organizing their ideas to a final project. Teachers will be shown rubrics to be able to assess each final project, no matter the presentation tool used.

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Brittany Dimick

School Technology Specialist, Granite School District
I am a school technology specialist with Granite. I have a Master's degree and ESL, Math and Instructional Technology endorsements. I keep busy by taking care of the dog, three cats, three gold fish, two kids and a husband.
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Dani Sloan

School Technology Specialist, Educational Technology
Dani is a School Technology Specialist for Granite School District and has a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology. She loves integrating technology in education and using social media in a classroom setting. Dani's family consists of her husband (also an educator... Read More →

Thursday April 3, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Dr. Dweeb Returns
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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.

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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

1:00pm PDT

BYOD: A Cautionary Tale
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With Bring You Own Device (BYOD) initiatives around almost every corner, this cautionary tale invites educators and their administrators to think carefully about the desired outcomes and possible risks before "Jumping In" to the deep end of BYOD in their schools.

This presentation will extend the "Six Basic Apps" ideas introduced at the Canyon School District TEDx event by inviting participants to join a dialog about apps that can enhance the average classroom without needing internet access/bandwidth to do so.

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Cody Spendlove

Ed Tech Director, Alpine School District
I think people should be sharing the BEST Pedagogical Practice you have seen during COVID 2020-21 school year.  Things you think Teachers/Schools SHOULD KEEP Doing it AFTER the pandemic.

Thursday April 3, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

EagleEyes Eye Controlled Mouse Replacement
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EagleEyes is an eye controlled mouse replacement system developed at Boston College. We will present on how this device can be used for assessment, learning, communication, recreation and as a focus training tool. EagleEyes is used in over a dozen school in Utah and 180 homes and schools nation wide. It has been in use since 1994 at Boston college and publicly available since 2006.
EagleEyes is generally used by individuals with limited dexterity, tactile disorders, or are completely paralyzed.

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Andrew Loeffler

Director of Operations, The Opportunity Foundation of America
Andrew Loeffler is the Director of Operations for The Opportunity Foundation of America, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, that is the sole manufacturer, distributor and trainer of the EagleEyes technology from Boston College. Andrew has experience as an educator as a Chief Flight Instructor and... Read More →

Ron Williams

Director of Education and Training, The Opportunity Foundation of America - The EagleEyes Project

Thursday April 3, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Friday, April 4

10:40am PDT

The Power of Twitter for Professional Development
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Twitter has become a great way for teachers to connect, share ideas, ask questions, learn new things, etc... There is world wide network of teachers out there that are connecting and sharing. This session will help you get started on twitter. You will learn why twitter is considered by many as the best resource available for teachers and administrators alike. You will be tweeting and connecting by the time the session is over.

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Jared Fawson

K-12 PCBL Supervisor, SPED Related Server
Davis School District Technology teacher of the year 2013Presented at the Davis Technology conference 2013

Friday April 4, 2014 10:40am - 11:30am PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

12:00pm PDT

Flip your Classroom
Interested in flipping your classroom? Want to know what it means? Come find out how to flip your classroom and find new opportunities to teach your students math in a different way.


Don Busenbark

Lecturer, Union High School
I have presented recently at the UCTM in November on the flipped classroom. I have presented numerous times at UCTM, NCTM regional and national conferences, and I have presented at UCET. I currently have taught for over 20 years and have been using the internet and video for the... Read More →

Friday April 4, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

1:00pm PDT

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Join us for a SMASHING good time! App-smashing is the process of using multiple apps in conjunction with one another to complete a final task or project. In this session we will engage you in a variety of amazing App-smashing antics!

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Brandi Gollinger

STS, Granite School District
Past UCET presenter, Granite School District School Technology Specialists, Granite School District TILT Trainer, Certified eMINTS Trainer
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Kristen Johnson

School Technology Specialist Team Lead, Granite School District
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Jayanne Unander

Presenter, Granite School District
Educational Technology makes me happy! I have a passion for augmented reality apps and books. I'm facilitator for an after school coding club where we include programming ozobots. I'm a former UCET President from back in the days of stringing the longest blue ethernet cables to classrooms... Read More →

Friday April 4, 2014 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

2:00pm PDT

10 Ways to Use Google Drive
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This class caters to beginners. As a class or as a school, or even as a district, Google Drive can make your life SO MUCH easier.


Claudia Empey

5th grade teacher, WCSD
I love reading about educational research. I love implementing teaching strategies that have been identified as best practice while also best engaging my students. I especially LOVE seeing my students as they "get" a new concept. Seeing my students succeed is the very best reward... Read More →

Friday April 4, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 203 5440 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

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