Welcome to the schedule site for the OCCUE 2019 Tech Fest set to be held at our beautiful host site, Newport Harbor High School, Saturday, February 2, 2019!

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Saturday, February 2


Coding Deep Dive: Moving from blocks to text
In this hands-on session, attendees will learn about resources, including Code.org and Scratch, to introduce and teach block coding as well see how Codesters' drag-to-text toolkit and project-based curriculum leverages best practices to help you bring powerful coding instruction to your upper elementary and middle school students. Attendees will have the knowledge and resources to successfully and confidently implement a coding program at their school.

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Matthew Evans

Director of Technology Integration, MakerBit
Matthew Evans, M.Ed with a focus on Educational Technology, authorized Google Education Trainer, is an experienced educator, currently teaching prospective educators how to integrate technology in their curriculum at the University of San Diego. He has served as an Educational Technology... Read More →


Saturday February 2, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
NHHS - Room 151 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663


ocMaker Challenge: An Integration Model for Instructional Delivery
Help students hone the skills necessary to thrive in the 4th Industrial age of Automation and A.I. Learn how a maker-based project guides students in using highly defensible skills in the selection, design and production of a product that solves a real world problem within any curricular area.

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Paul Weir

OCDE Coordinator, Career Ed, pweir@ocde.us
A career educator of more than 25 years with a passion for integrating CTE and Core instruction. Serving students in multiple roles with notable positions as High School and Middle School Teacher, High School Principal, Coordinator for Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Director of... Read More →


Orange County Department of Education/CTEp

Information regarding the ocMaker Challenge

Saturday February 2, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
NHHS - Room 143 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663