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Thursday, April 2
 

12:00pm

Data Driven Instruction
. Learn to use data to drive instruction. See how teachers are using data from apps and other sources to differentiate instruction for each child. Using this approach has proven to increase student test scores and common core learning outcomes. This class will appeal to teachers K-6. bugbrained.com/handouts/ucet.html

Speakers
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Bev Miner

Vice-President, BugbrainED
Beverly Miner is the Vice-President of Bugbrained, LLC and app developer. This is her 3rd year presenting at UCET. She is celebrating her 33rd year in education as a literacy specialist at Vineyard Elementary, Alpine School District. She received her Master of Education at Utah State... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2515 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

Digital Worksheets
Get rid of paper worksheets! This session will help you learn how to transition from paper and pencil to having the student submit worksheets through Canvas digitally. Learn to create interactive PDF worksheets. Have students watch Powerpoint presentations and fill in digital worksheets to be graded in speedgrader. Using speedgrader with these assignments will help shorten your grading time. Students can work from anywhere and still submit assignments. Go digital! To be determined

Speakers
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Lynda Lane

Teacher Technology Trainer, Wasatch School District
I am a teacher technology trainer at Wasatch School District I have a Masters' in Education with a specialty of integrating technology into the classroom. I have presented many subjects including information for this session to schools in my district.


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2501 Burr 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

Elementary ePortfolios
Cut down on the paperwork everyday by helping students demonstrate learning on an ePortfolio. Learn how to personalize student learning, become a global classroom, and address safety concerns. This course will help you create ePortfolios for students that allows you to track student progress all year in a creative way. missfricker.weebly.com

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Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2125 Ball 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

i-Ready: K-8 Mathematics Instruction Program
Research shows that students using i-Ready Math instruction score 65% higher than their peers not using the program.  Wouldn’t you love to have access to this software for your students (free of charge)?  Come learn how you can get licenses for your school through the STEM Action Center (part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development).   Built from scratch to meet the rigor and complexity of the Utah Core Standards, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction are being used with more than 20,000 students across Utah.  i-Ready identifies student needs down to the sub-skill level and provides targeted, individualized online instruction.  Teachers and administrators love the robust, easy-to-use suite of reports which provide additional personalized instructional recommendations which can be used in a blended environment to help move students to grade level. 

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Craig Pritchard

Presenter, Curriculum Associates
Craig Pritchard is the Western Regional Manager for Curriculum Associates. He has worked with Districts across the Mountain West for more than 10 years helping implement assessment, technology and blended learning programs


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2524 Kabwers 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

NEMA SB40: Technology for Campus Safety
This course will help dissect NEMA SB40 into understandable terms and actions districts and schools can take to "manage the when" of emergency situations. We will examine how technology can assist in the crisis plan and how multiple platforms can be used to best get the word out when every second counts.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published SB 40-2008 Communications Systems for Life Safety in Schools. This standard covers the application, installation, location, performance, and maintenance of school communications systems and their components. It establishes minimum required levels of performance, extent of redundancy, and quality of installation.

Speakers
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GENCOMM

GENCOMM
GENCOMM™ helps organizations solve real problems with unique technology solutions. We provide functional meeting spaces, collaboration opportunities, internal and external branding/messaging platforms, building management tools, exciting work environments, and real ROI-driven audio... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2605 Fletcher

12:00pm

Overcoming the hurdles for successful 1:1
Project RED research confirms that nearly 99% of 1:1 programs don't meet recommended key performance indicators, suggesting a less than successful adoption. An overview into the past, the present and the future of HP’s vision for education, as well as “lessons learned” from successful and less-than-successful 1:1 programs across the globe as they attempt to measure the outcomes from their efforts and investments. You'll learn the six primary hurdles for successful adoption, as well as common mistakes made by K-12 officials.


Speakers
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Elliott Levine

Chief Academic Officer, Hewlett Packard – Americas
A former K-12 district administrator, Elliott Levine is HP's senior education strategist for North America. Elliott and his team collaborates with educational institutions across the Americas on comprehensive educational technology initiatives that foster 21st century skills, as well... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2507 Overy 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

Personalized Learning Roadmap
Pearsonalized Learning Roadmap: to give participants a deeper understanding of how technology can be used for proper application and differentiating personalized instruction. We'll cover the how, what, and why of the new instructinal world within K-12 personalized learning framework. A roadmap for digital conversion will also be discussed.

Speakers

Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2525 Walker

12:00pm

Real-time Progress Monitoring to Drive 1:1 Learning
Speakers
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Heleyna Graham

Business Development Manager, McGraw Hill
Heleyna Graham is the current McGraw-Hill Education Business Development Manager, focusing on District Digital Conversion. Previously, Heleyna provided training and support to the District Account Management, serving a multitude of school districts across the nation. Additionally... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2527 Haag

12:00pm

The World Is Our Bandroom
Our music ensemble classrooms have become filled with unanticipated technological Innovations and a completely new type of student. We are now challenged with deciding which tools are worth investing in and what priority these advances have among our limited resources and rehearsal time.

The Willowcreek Middle School Band Program has been piloting new innovations involving technology and the music ensemble rehearsal. This session will present the Willowcreek Model and share innovative practices and tools that will help us connect with this new generation of digital learners. https://sites.google.com/site/netflixgeneration/home/ucet

Speakers
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David Faires

Band Director, Willowcreek Middle School
Dave Faires is the band director at Willowcreek Middle School in Lehi, UT. He is originally from Concord, CA. As a student, he has studied Music Education and Trumpet Performance at Ricks College, Brigham Young University and The American Band College. He is currently finishing a... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2404 Plummer 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

12:00pm

Use Technology to Share What is Right
Tell your story and establish your brand by using technology to share what is right about your school and classroom. Participants will learn from teachers and administrators how to use technology to get the positive word out and establish a positive reputation. Examples from social media, school websites, school news broadcasts, and parent involvement will be demonstrated. You will come away with practical, easy to use ways of helping your school community know the great things that are happening in your school and classroom.

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Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2403 Anderson 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

3:00pm

i-Ready: K-8 Mathematics Instruction Program
Research shows that students using i-Ready Math instruction score 65% higher than their peers not using the program.  Wouldn’t you love to have access to this software for your students (free of charge)?  Come learn how you can get licenses for your school through the STEM Action Center (part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development).   Built from scratch to meet the rigor and complexity of the Utah Core Standards, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction are being used with more than 20,000 students across Utah.  i-Ready identifies student needs down to the sub-skill level and provides targeted, individualized online instruction.  Teachers and administrators love the robust, easy-to-use suite of reports which provide additional personalized instructional recommendations which can be used in a blended environment to help move students to grade level. 

Board
avatar for Craig Pritchard

Craig Pritchard

Presenter, Curriculum Associates
Craig Pritchard is the Western Regional Manager for Curriculum Associates. He has worked with Districts across the Mountain West for more than 10 years helping implement assessment, technology and blended learning programs


Thursday April 2, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room 2524 Kabwers 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096
 
Friday, April 3
 

10:15am

i-Ready: K-8 Mathematics Instruction Program
Research shows that students using i-Ready Math instruction score 65% higher than their peers not using the program.  Wouldn’t you love to have access to this software for your students (free of charge)?  Come learn how you can get licenses for your school through the STEM Action Center (part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development).   Built from scratch to meet the rigor and complexity of the Utah Core Standards, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction are being used with more than 20,000 students across Utah.  i-Ready identifies student needs down to the sub-skill level and provides targeted, individualized online instruction.  Teachers and administrators love the robust, easy-to-use suite of reports which provide additional personalized instructional recommendations which can be used in a blended environment to help move students to grade level. 

Board
avatar for Craig Pritchard

Craig Pritchard

Presenter, Curriculum Associates
Craig Pritchard is the Western Regional Manager for Curriculum Associates. He has worked with Districts across the Mountain West for more than 10 years helping implement assessment, technology and blended learning programs


Friday April 3, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Room 2524 Kabwers 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096

1:15pm

i-Ready: K-8 Mathematics Instruction Program
Research shows that students using i-Ready Math instruction score 65% higher than their peers not using the program.  Wouldn’t you love to have access to this software for your students (free of charge)?  Come learn how you can get licenses for your school through the STEM Action Center (part of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development).   Built from scratch to meet the rigor and complexity of the Utah Core Standards, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction are being used with more than 20,000 students across Utah.  i-Ready identifies student needs down to the sub-skill level and provides targeted, individualized online instruction.  Teachers and administrators love the robust, easy-to-use suite of reports which provide additional personalized instructional recommendations which can be used in a blended environment to help move students to grade level. 

Board
avatar for Craig Pritchard

Craig Pritchard

Presenter, Curriculum Associates
Craig Pritchard is the Western Regional Manager for Curriculum Associates. He has worked with Districts across the Mountain West for more than 10 years helping implement assessment, technology and blended learning programs


Friday April 3, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 2524 Kabwers 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096