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Tuesday, June 2
 

10:00am MDT

Canvas: Intermediate Level
Intermediate Canvas instruction

Learn how to make rubrics including objectives (standards), mastery pathways, print quizzes, open a locked module for one or more students but not the whole class, and more. Bring your questions. I will go over these items and then hit me with questions.

You do need to know how to create assignments and quizzes, where to find rubrics, how to create a module.

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Speakers
avatar for Kate Carney

Kate Carney

ELA secondary teacher, North Sanpete High School
I just finished my 29th year at North Sanpete High School. I teach ELA to 10-12 graders. I have a Gifted & Talented Endorsement and a Technology Endorsement. In 2016, I became an Apple Teacher. I enjoy helping students use technology to demonstrate their learning in more ways than... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
Virtual

10:00am MDT

Engage All Students Anywhere with Nearpod Student Paced Lessons
Nearpod is a powerful engaging lesson delivery system in the classroom, but how do you use it when you're forced to teach remotely?  In this session we will cover the basics of finding and launching a Nearpod lesson while also covering some easy ways to use it beyond the classroom.  The presentation will be done in a Nearpod Lesson, and simultaneously screencasted via Zoom.  The password for this Zoom Meeting is "nearpod", and the link is  https://uen.zoom.us/j/95498924667?pwd=OVp2SnJ1dU8yYlEzTGN4dGFWcWYzQT09

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Password: nearpod


Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Instructional Technology Trainer, Utah Education Network
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
Virtual

10:00am MDT

Leveraging Mathematics Software to Enhance Effective Instruction
This session will present a document called “Effective Practices in K-12 Mathematics Software.” Utah State Board of Education specialists and Stem Action Center team have joined to compile a list of effective practices when using K-12 math software. Participants will learn what effective practices look like, get some ideas of how to incorporate them in their practice, and anticipate barriers and strategies for implementation. The software that was studied was:  ALEKS, Imagine Math, i-Ready, Math Space, and ST Math

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Speakers
avatar for Melanie Durfee

Melanie Durfee

Education Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Melanie Durfee, PhD works as an achievement specialist for the Digital Teaching and Learning (DTL) team at the Utah State Board of Education. She works with LEAs to creative relevant DTL plans that encompass the LEA’s vision, strategic plan, and researched-based, high-level educational... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
Virtual

10:00am MDT

Making Movies in Elementary
In this session participants will learn how to make movies with elementary age students using Stop Motion Studio and Adobe Spark Video.  We'll also take a look at best practices for pre-production planning and low-cost options for tripods and sound studios.

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Speakers
avatar for Jami Gardner

Jami Gardner

Product Manager/Trainer, Utah Education Network
Jami Gardner is an Instructional Technology Trainer for the Utah Education Network. She is passionate about helping teachers use the 4Cs in the classroom by implementing digital portfolios and educational escape rooms. Jami also enjoys working with teachers to effectively use Canvas... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Better than Google: Utah's Online Library
This session is designed to help K-12 teachers and library media specialists effectively use the wealth of information resources in Utah's Online Library to improve and enhance student research. The session guides participants through using online databases through each step of the research process. Participants will learn how to use research tools to cite, gather, organize, and collaborate on their research.

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Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

IT Product Manager/Instructor, UEN
Dr. Dani Sloan is an Instructional Technology Trainer and IT Product Manager at the Utah Education Network. She is enthusiastic about sharing Utah's Online Library with educators, teaching about digital citizenship, and encouraging educators to be creators. Dani is a Certified Educational... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Cybersecurity Basics
Cyber crime is estimated to cost upwards of $6 trillion by 2021. This makes hacking a more profitable industry than the global illegal drug trade. But how? Well, that same report states that more than 90% of successful attacks are the result of a break in the weakest link in any organization: US! The users. Bad passwords, password re-use, falling victim to phishing and other scams, etc. We will go into detail on current trends, what to watch for, how to protect yourself, and I'll even show you some tools to help you along the way.

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Speakers
avatar for Gavin Anderson

Gavin Anderson

Data Security, CUES
Gavin was brought into the CUES team about two years ago to help out with various security related projects as well as train teachers. Since then, he's worked daily to increase the security footprint and mindset of each district in the CUES region.


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Geetin' Groovy with Google
There is no doubt that Google has some fantastic resources to help us with productivity. But are you aware of some of the other awesome groovy googly tools that may or may not tend to suck your time away? In this session, you'll be introduced to some practical google tips and tricks, as well as be introduced to some fun, lesser-known 'resources' from Google such as Google Feud, Geoguesser, Game of the Year, Where on Google Earth is Carmen Sandiego, Autodraw, and Quickdraw. We'll also get some laughs from some Google Easter Eggs, Google April Fools Jokes, as well as explore our faces with famous pieces of art.

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Password: Groovy
https://uen.webex.com/uen/j.php?MTID=macd5d31faf961d99aa9c7a708dc54985

Join by phone
+1-415-655-0002 US Toll
Access code: 133 009 4340

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Harrison

Brandon Harrison

Trainer, Central Utah Educational Services
Brandon has been the Innovation Specialist and Technology Trainer for the CUES (Central Utah Educational Services) Region since 2015. Prior to CUES, he taught junior high school in the Murray City School District for a dozen years. Around the turn of the century, Brandon worked for... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Inspire, Create, and Engage with Adobe Creative Tools
Learn how Adobe creative tools like Spark, Character Animator, and Rush can empower you and your students to create inspiring and engaging digital content. You'll see how to begin creating narrated slideshows, webpages, digital movies, and animated characters. Adobe Spark can run on Chromebooks, but Character Animator and Rush do not.

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or call in: 1 669 900 9128

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 →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

STEM in Motion - Basic Coding for the Classroom
Curious about how to use resources like Code.org or Scratch.org? Feel like you need a crash course in how programming works? Do you wonder how to integrate it into your classroom? The STEM in Motion team will be running a hands-on, basic programming class that you can follow along with on your computer. We'll also be discussing the resources that the Utah STEM in Motion team can provide, how to access them, and how to use them to their fullest capabilities!

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Speakers
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Julienne Bailey

STEM Bus Coordinator, Utah STEM in Motion Team
Julienne is a Coordinator with the Utah STEM Bus Program. Her education in entertainment technology combined with her experience working for young people to create a passion for STEM Education. She is always looking for new ways to help students and adults alike to engage creatively... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Create Engaging Videos with Clips
Clips is a free app that lets educators and students easily create and share fun and engaging videos. We’ll show you how educators can use Clips to create instructional videos for exploring new skills and ideas — and how students can make videos to share what they’ve learned.

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Speakers
avatar for Paulo Braganholo

Paulo Braganholo

Leadership Executive, Apple, Inc.
avatar for Casey Veatch

Casey Veatch

Leadership Executive, Apple
I am part of the Education Executive Leadership team at Apple. I believe every child is born full of creativity. Nurturing it is one of the most important things educators do. Creativity makes your students better communicators and problem solvers. It prepares them to thrive in today’s... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Flipgrid Fun!
Fun and simple ideas to integrate flipgrid into your elementary classroom. Examples of using flipgrid for lessons on Pumpkins, Christmas, Martin Luther King Day and everyday activities. We will also introduce a little app smashing!

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GOOGLE SLIDE RESOURCES!

Speakers
avatar for Sally James

Sally James

Technology Coach, Piute County School District
I have presented at UCET and URSA on using technology in the elementary classroom and using CANVAS in the Elementary classroom.
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Kami Gass

Teacher, Piute County School District


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Help Students Build a Digital Toolbox
I am sharing 6 of my favorite digital tools, how I use them with course content, and how to turn the finished products in on Canvas.  This presentation will provide you with ideas on how you can use these tools to help students become digitally literate

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Speakers
avatar for Tara Daniels

Tara Daniels

Teacher - Ephraim Middle School, South Sanpete School District


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT
Virtual