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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Model Lessons and Lesson Design [clear filter]
Saturday, February 2

11:00am PST

15 Core Apps for English and History Writing
Writing is at the core for both English and history classes. The following 15 iPad apps, Google Extensions, or websites can be used by any English or history teacher. Each tool falls into the following categories: research, organization, writing/feedback, and presentations.

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Ryan Easton

Teacher/TOSA, Claremont Unified School District
Ryan Easton is a social science teacher and a curriculum TOSA at Claremont Unified School District. He has taught a variety of social sciences ranging from World and United States History to AP Economics to IB History of the Americas. He currently teaches a one-to-one iPad class... Read More →

Saturday February 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am PST
NHHS -Room 140 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

11:00am PST

Board Game Design
Explore how board games and game design can deepen student learning. We'll start by taking a look at a few games and will delve into the process and resources used for students to design, develop, and game master their own games.

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Kimber Johnston

Director of Technology, The Prentice School
Kimber is the Director of Technology for The Prentice School, a K-8 school specializing in students with learning differences. She has been Technology and STEAM specialist for K-6 schools, and has taught 5th & 6th grade and middle school science. She has her BS in Communication Design... Read More →

Saturday February 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am PST
NHHS - Room 147 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

11:00am PST

How to Google Like a Pro

No one does research like Google! Let’s teach our students to curate and evaluate information in this digital age. Come learn how to enhance the research experience for your students. Presenters will identify tools that will teach your students about finding reliable sources, citing credit, and other useful search strategies.


Matt Payan

Teacher, Santiago High School
Matthew Payan is a Social Science teacher at Santiago High School in the Garden Grove Unified School District. In his fourth year of teaching, Matthew implements technology in his Civics and AP Government and Politics classroom and is in his second year of working with the Blended... Read More →

Saturday February 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am PST
NHHS - Room 154 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663