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Saturday, June 1

10:00am PDT

Learn to Code Using the New Scratch 3 Extensions
In this hands-on session attendees will learn how to use new Scratch 3 extensions like the new Amazon web services text to speech and the Google language translation extension. They will learn fundamental coding concepts like manipulating strings and lists in the new Scratch 3.0. All coding levels welcome.

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Sheena Vaidyanathan

Computer science teacher and integration specialist, Los Altos School District
I have developed a district wide computer science program for Los Altos School District, which now impacts over 4500 students. I have taught coding to K-8 students for the past 8 years. Currently, in my role as the computer science integration specialist for the district, I support... Read More →

Saturday June 1, 2019 10:00am - 10:55am PDT
KCI - Room 4004
  Computer Science
  • Target Audience 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Skill Level Novice, Intermediate, Advanced

11:00am PDT

CS Decoded: Computer Science for Noobs (K-8)
California's inaugural computer science standards were released in September, designed to be accessible to each and every student in the state, K-12. Does this seem like a foreign language? Are you a Noob (newbie) to CS (computer science)? Join me to learn simple ways to integrate CS into your K-8 classroom. Engage your students in computational thinking and interdisciplinary learning. No prior experience necessary.

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Katherine Goyette

Educational Technology and Integrated Studies Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education
Katherine Goyette is an Educational Consultant for Technology & Integrated Studies for Tulare County Office of Education. Katherine holds professional learning sessions for teachers, coaches, and administrators regarding pedagogically sound EdTech integration in the classroom, computer... Read More →

Saturday June 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
KCI - Room 4004
  Computer Science
  • Target Audience PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8
  • Skill Level Novice, Intermediate
  • Presentation Link bit.ly/CS4Noobs

1:00pm PDT

Our Journey Together: Three Years of Social Consciousness and Coding
In this student-led session, kids will be sharing and discussing their three-year loop. We will discuss the ways that we have integrated social studies, ELA, coding, and edTech to make meaning of the world, pursue our passions, and tell our stories. Learners in this session will take away practical strategies for immediate use on Monday and big-picture ideas to feed broader ambitions.

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Jonathan Almerido

Teacher, Alum Rock Union School District
Jonathan Almerido may seem like he's just a third grade teacher in San Jose, California, but he wears many hats (and other head adornments), including presenter, baker, singer, eater, recovering looper, recurring KCI patron, et cetera, et cetera. He spends a lot of time scratching... Read More →

Saturday June 1, 2019 1:00pm - 1:55pm PDT
KCI - Room 4004
  Computer Science
  • Target Audience PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8
  • Skill Level Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Presentation Link bit.ly/a5codes

2:00pm PDT

Game Creation: How Making a Game Can Unleash the Writers in your Classroom!
Students stuck in a writing funk? Want them to get excited about writing? Want to try something really different that encourages writing? Students will design and build 3 different types of games: a cardboard arcade game, a board game and a video game! Students will write reflections and narratives along the way, plus learn about engineering and computer science!

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Jesus Huerta

Teacher, Jefferson Elementary
Elementary school teacher, Instructor at Krause Center for Innovation. Implementing VR, AR, 3d printing, robotics, physical computing, makerspaces and more into the classroom everyday!

Saturday June 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
KCI - Room 4004
  Computer Science
  • Target Audience 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Higher Education, Administration
  • Skill Level Novice, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Presentation Link http://bit.ly/gamecreationclass