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Saturday, February 23
 

9:25am

Ignite a STEAM Night!
How do you extend your community learning night past the usual suspects? Come hear from a teacher and a principal about how a simple STEAM night, turned into an extravaganza of learning and family. Learn how to utilize technology and school resources to communicate with your entire school demographic, cultivate your staff’s natural passions to ignite the excitement of learning in students, and ultimately use that momentum to involve the unexpected families. We will break down the planning process and give you easy to use resources to plan a successful STEAM night of your own!

Speakers
avatar for Gabriel Chilcott

Gabriel Chilcott

Mira Vista School
avatar for Caralee Spafford

Caralee Spafford

Mira Vista School


Saturday February 23, 2019 9:25am - 10:40am
B4

9:25am

Putting the Art in STEM
Have you ever wondered how to incorporate art into your robotics lesson? Come and find out how to be more "artistic"!
We are going to paint with robots!

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Elliott

Margaret Elliott

C-STEM Teacher/TIL, Foothill Middle School
Middle School Engineering and Robotics Teacher, Robotics Club Adviser, Technology Integration Leader, Nerd, Geek, Disneyland Lover, Tired!



Saturday February 23, 2019 9:25am - 10:40am
S3

9:25am

FULL DAY SESSION: Separate Registration REQUIRED (see link in description): Raspberry Pi Workshop: A crash course in physical computing with the Raspberry Pi computer
Bring coding to life in your classroom by integrating physical computing and digital making projects with the Raspberry Pi computer! In this hands-on workshop you'll discover how to use the Raspberry Pi computer to make STEM learning relevant for students by combining electronics projects with programming in popular applications like Scratch, Minecraft and Sonic Pi. Please register at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/PQFqeHYsuuX8Ptnj1.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Haughs

Amanda Haughs

2nd grade Educator & Learning Designer, Campbell Union School District


Saturday February 23, 2019 9:25am - 2:15pm
E1

10:50am

Ignite a STEAM Night!
How do you extend your community learning night past the usual suspects? Come hear from a teacher and a principal about how a simple STEAM night, turned into an extravaganza of learning and family. Learn how to utilize technology and school resources to communicate with your entire school demographic, cultivate your staff’s natural passions to ignite the excitement of learning in students, and ultimately use that momentum to involve the unexpected families. We will break down the planning process and give you easy to use resources to plan a successful STEAM night of your own!

Speakers
avatar for Gabriel Chilcott

Gabriel Chilcott

Mira Vista School
avatar for Caralee Spafford

Caralee Spafford

Mira Vista School


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm
B4

10:50am

Putting the Art in STEM
Have you ever wondered how to incorporate art into your robotics lesson? Come and find out how to be more "artistic"!
We are going to paint with robots!

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Elliott

Margaret Elliott

C-STEM Teacher/TIL, Foothill Middle School
Middle School Engineering and Robotics Teacher, Robotics Club Adviser, Technology Integration Leader, Nerd, Geek, Disneyland Lover, Tired!



Saturday February 23, 2019 10:50am - 12:00pm
S3

1:00pm

Rich Math Tasks
This session is an introduction to using several similar styles of math tasks, originally developed by Dan Meyer as 3-Act Tasks. Participants will experience the student side of a 3-Act Task, followed by a dive into exploring the wide variety of tasks already developed by different teachers for various standards. Tobi Nielsen is a 6th grade Math & Science Teacher in Alum Rock with experience teaching students a wide variety of academic and language levels. Shs is a FAME17 graduate & a MERIT18 participant. Resources here: http://bit.ly/2Vems9O 

Speakers
avatar for Tobi Nielsen

Tobi Nielsen

Teacher, ARUSD
I am a 6th grade Math & Science teacher in East San Jose. I participated in FAME17 & am a current participant in MERIT 18. I am passionate about providing equitable access to education in heterogeneous classrooms & engaging students in learning through the use of appropriate tools... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 1:00pm - 2:15pm
D4