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Wednesday, March 15
 

9:30am

MIE Teacher Academy – Minecraft: Education Edition
Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. During this 1-day, in-person Teacher Academy, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game, and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.  Ensure you bring a Windows 10 device or Mac OSX for this BYOD hands on workshop.

All pre-registered attendees signed up for zero dollar (free) workshops must be in a seat five minutes prior to the beginning of the workshop. If not, you will lose your pre-registered seat and it will be open to other conference participants standing by.

Please click here for the full list of workshop guidelines.

 

Speakers
avatar for Benson Kwok

Benson Kwok

Coordinator of 21st Century Learning, Glendalue Unified School District
Benson Kwok is Coordinator of 21st Century Learning for the Glendale Unified School District. He works closely with the Educational Technology and Professional Development department to meet technology instructional goals and oversees its implementation for a culturally diverse population... Read More →



Wednesday March 15, 2017 9:30am - 5:30pm
Smoketree F, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

10:30am

MIE Teacher Academy
K-12 Teachers - Join us to learn more about Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources to empower your students to achieve more! Bring your own Windows 10 device to this one-day professional learning experience to learn how to maximize your use of Windows and take an immersive deep dive into the new Microsoft Classroom in Office 365 for Education. You will get the opportunity to explore tools such as OneNote Class Notebooks, Docs.com, Office Forms, Sway, and Office Mix, including how to provide your students with learning experiences beyond the 4 walls in your classroom using Skype in the Classroom and the online Microsoft Educator Community.

NEW SPEAKER

All pre-registered attendees signed up for zero dollar (free) workshops must be in a seat five minutes prior to the beginning of the workshop. If not, you will lose your pre-registered seat and it will be open to other conference participants standing by.

Please click here for the full list of workshop guidelines.
 

Speakers


Wednesday March 15, 2017 10:30am - 5:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

10:30am

MIE Trainer Academy 2 day
Designed exclusively for K-12 teacher trainers responsible for delivering professional development training in their districts, the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Trainer Academy is a 2-day in-depth training that provides you the skills and materials necessary for you to redeliver training to your teachers.  This free workshop is a train the trainer model, providing hands-on training on Windows devices available for this training across a range of Microsoft tools including Office 365, OneNote, Sway, OneDrive, Skype in the Classroom, Office Mix, and a number of free tools Microsoft makes available to teachers and students.

All pre-registered attendees signed up for zero dollar (free) workshops must be in a seat five minutes prior to the beginning of the workshop. If not, you will lose your pre-registered seat and it will be open to other conference participants standing by.

Please click here for the full list of workshop guidelines.
 

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all... Read More →
avatar for Maria Turner

Maria Turner

Coordinator of Professional Learning, NCCE
With over 25 years of educational experience, Maria Turner has always worked to bring curriculum to life by challenging her students with real life problem solving opportunities. After earning her Master’s in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, she had the opportunity... Read More →



Wednesday March 15, 2017 10:30am - 5:30pm
Smoketree C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Thursday, March 16
 

10:00am

Getting Started: Personalizing Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook
Using OneNote Class Notebooks you can make every learning experience personal. See how you can set up areas for group collaboration activities that encourage peer support and interaction. Then, scaffold individual learning with student notebooks viewable only by the teacher and student. Track goals, manage student progress, and provide support, feedback, and encouragement from one simplified location. Let OneNote help you personalize your classroom experience.

NEW SPEAKER 

Speakers


Thursday March 16, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

10:00am

MIE Trainer Academy 2 day
Designed exclusively for K-12 teacher trainers responsible for delivering professional development training in their districts, the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Trainer Academy is a 2-day in-depth training that provides you the skills and materials necessary for you to redeliver training to your teachers.  This free workshop is a train the trainer model, providing hands-on training on Windows devices available for this training across a range of Microsoft tools including Office 365, OneNote, Sway, OneDrive, Skype in the Classroom, Office Mix, and a number of free tools Microsoft makes available to teachers and students.

All pre-registered attendees signed up for zero dollar (free) workshops must be in a seat five minutes prior to the beginning of the workshop. If not, you will lose your pre-registered seat and it will be open to other conference participants standing by.

Please click here for the full list of workshop guidelines.
 

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all... Read More →
avatar for Maria Turner

Maria Turner

Coordinator of Professional Learning, NCCE
With over 25 years of educational experience, Maria Turner has always worked to bring curriculum to life by challenging her students with real life problem solving opportunities. After earning her Master’s in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, she had the opportunity... Read More →



Thursday March 16, 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm
Smoketree C, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Blended Learning: Redefine Learning with Microsoft Classroom
Are you looking for a customized experience where you can manage everything from class assignments to professional learning communities and students post questions, collaborate in groups, and access all class materials needed—all in one place? Look no further! Come discover the new Microsoft Classroom, the “glue” of Office 365 Education, and learn how existing tools like OneNote Class Notebook, Sway, and more all integrate seamlessly to help you save time and improve student outcomes.

NEW SPEAKER 

Speakers


Thursday March 16, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Getting Started: Diverse Learning & Accessibility with Microsoft
Our mission is to empower ALL teachers and students to achieve more. The classroom is no different. Microsoft Windows and applications like Microsoft Office, along with other assistive technologies, offer features that make computers easier to use and help meet the needs of diverse learners. These give teachers the opportunity to provide personalized learning and offer students an improved experience and equal opportunity in the classroom. Come learn how Windows 10 and Office 2016 can help personalize learning for all students. We will explore ways to improve student focus, increase reading comprehension, and explore ways students are able to demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text.

NEW SPEAKER 

Speakers


Thursday March 16, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

3:30pm

Getting Started: Learn to Play Minecraft Education Edition
Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. This session will offer an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game, and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.

NEW SPEAKER 

Speakers


Thursday March 16, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Friday, March 17
 

10:00am

Getting Started: Diverse Learning & Accessibility with Microsoft
Our mission is to empower ALL teachers and students to achieve more. The classroom is no different. Microsoft Windows and applications like Microsoft Office, along with other assistive technologies, offer features that make computers easier to use and help meet the needs of diverse learners. These give teachers the opportunity to provide personalized learning and offer students an improved experience and equal opportunity in the classroom. Come learn how Windows 10 and Office 2016 can help personalize learning for all students. We will explore ways to improve student focus, increase reading comprehension, and explore ways students are able to demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Turner

Maria Turner

Coordinator of Professional Learning, NCCE
With over 25 years of educational experience, Maria Turner has always worked to bring curriculum to life by challenging her students with real life problem solving opportunities. After earning her Master’s in Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction, she had the opportunity... Read More →



Friday March 17, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Getting Started: Learn to Play Minecraft Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. During this session, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game, and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.

Speakers
avatar for Benson Kwok

Benson Kwok

Coordinator of 21st Century Learning, Glendalue Unified School District
Benson Kwok is Coordinator of 21st Century Learning for the Glendale Unified School District. He works closely with the Educational Technology and Professional Development department to meet technology instructional goals and oversees its implementation for a culturally diverse population... Read More →



Friday March 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Blended Learning: Providing Quality Feedback with OneNote
Providing students with timely, quality feedback is one of the single most important factors for improving student learning. See how you can utilize built‐in features within OneNote to easily guide students through assignments, scaffold learning opportunities and provided quality feedback to immediately enhance the level of understanding and clarify misconceptions. Use Inking and draw features to script fluidly over any existing file, or add audio to simply say what you mean. Better yet, embed a quick video tutorial on the student page for immediate, anytime assistance! Increase the quality of your feedback, and watch as students rise to the occasion!

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all... Read More →



Friday March 17, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262

3:30pm

Getting Started: Learning without Borders with Skype
Using Skype, you can bring in industry experts, take virtual field trips, or connect students from across town to around the world. Playing Mystery Skype, you can promote geography skills as well as global citizenship. Learn how you can connect with other educators, get lesson plans, start a project and more with Skype in the Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all... Read More →



Friday March 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Smoketree DE, PSCC 277 North Avendia Caballeros Palm Springs, CA 92262