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!

We’re looking forward to an exciting event. Should you have any questions, or need any information, please visit our website at occue.org

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Saturday, February 2

10:00am PST

Creating Digital Notebooks Using Desmos Activity Builder
Join us as we customize Desmos to create Digital Notebooks that will spark engagement and meet the needs of your students. Learn how to use the Desmos Activity Builder as a formative assessment tool to create and organize units as well as provide feedback to both teachers and students.


Alexis Salazar

Teacher, Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Alexis Salazar is a 10th year math teacher from Mission Viejo. She has taught middle school for 8 years and is in her second year of teaching high school. In addition to being a National Board Certified teacher, Alexis is also the Secondary Representative for the Orange County Math... Read More →

Saturday February 2, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am PST
NHHS - Room 147 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

11:00am PST

Interactive Resources with Google Slides
Digital, interactive and no paper required! Are you ready to have your students show what they know through Google Slides? We will show you how to create assessments, activities, templates, thinking maps, task cards, digital choice boards and more! Start using them next week with your students. We will create a digital journal together to use with your students.

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Krista Williams

Teacher, Lincoln
3rd grade teacher, edtech, mentor teacher, PBIS, curriculum author, coffee lover

Saturday February 2, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am PST
NHHS - Room 157 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

1:00pm PST

Getting Started with Assistive Technology for Chrome
We will discuss a variety of accessibility and assistive technology tools for Chrome, including those built into the Chrome OS, those built into GSuite apps, many free Chrome extensions, and a few web-based resources.

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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 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
NHHS - Room 147 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

1:00pm PST

Getting Started with Google Classroom
This beginner session will teach you the basics so that you can get started on your own. Regardless of your grade/subject, Google Classroom can fit your class needs!

Saturday February 2, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
NHHS - Room 143 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663

2:00pm PST

Beyond the Beginning: Best Practices for the Google Classroom Capable
This session is strictly for those that already have experience with Google Classroom. It is NOT meant for beginners. Learn and share best practices that will (hopefully) improve student and teacher organization. Get tips and tricks to better facilitate grading, give student feedback, and deal with the new changes.

Presentation Slides:  https://goo.gl/HL9maL

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Mindy Barron

Teacher, Segerstrom HIgh School in SAUSD
Mindy has been teaching for 13 years. She has a Master in Educational Technology and has been doing blended learning since 2014. She teaches English as well as chairs her school's Technology Committee. She's been using Google Classroom since its inception in 2014.

Saturday February 2, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
NHHS - Room 142 600 Irvine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92663