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UCET welcomes keynote speakers, Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) and Jay Mcfarland (@JayMcfarland).
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Thursday, April 2


Connections: How to Communicate Digitally with Parents and Teachers
With the constant demands placed on administrators and with changes in teaching practices, it becomes more important to communicate effectively with parents and teachers. The goal is to be a transparent school where the community can see the wonderful things you are doing in your school and class. Come learn two effective tools to communicate with teachers and parents using Twitter and Blogger. On top of that use both tools to build your PLN and grow through a worldwide dose of professional development. http://goo.gl/9W6VjM

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Kyle Hoopes

Principal, Grovecrest Elementary
I have been an elementary school principal for almost two years. I love to use different forms of technology to learn, communicate, and share what I have learned. I love learning and sharing what I learn. I have used many forms of technology to grow professionally and to share including... Read More →

Thursday April 2, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 2501 Burr 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096


Understanding and Teaching Climate Science
Climate change is one of the most important science issues of our time, and many teachers are afraid to teach it? In this session you'll learn about the UEN science resources specific to climate science available for free to Utah teachers. We will explore the websites, lesson plans, and core standards that are all linked to this one easy to use website. By the end of the session you will feel confident and comfortable teaching our students about our changing earth. http://www.uen.org/climate/index.php

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Michael Hakkarinen

Trainer, UEN
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 →

Thursday April 2, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 2406 Escossio 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096


What’s in Your Literacy Toolkit?
In this session, we will discuss the Lexile Framework for Reading as a way to measure reading growth and to match students to the right levels of text. We will then explore a student-centered, personalized literacy environment that offers unlimited access to thousands of enhanced digital books, matched to each individual learner's interest and Lexile reading level, along with a suite of literacy tools that foster engagement and achievement. http://thefutureinreading.myon.com/


Julie Blackmore

Account Manager, myON
8 years of teaching experience and 6 years in presentation sells

Thursday April 2, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 2610 Liao/Throup 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096