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Saturday, February 29 • 7:30am - 2:00pm
MakerSpace Playground

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Explore Prang!
Stop by and create beautiful art with Prang products, using Prang lesson plans. Lesson plans are for grades K-12, STEAM inspired and aligns with national standards. We will explore how to create multifaceted images, using a variety of mediums, from chalk to watercolor and even crayons. Don't forget to ask about Prang's FREE hands-on workshops for teachers!

Coding and Robotics with Micro:Bit Inside and Outside of the Classroom
Participants will experience how the inexpensive microprocessor Micro:Bit can be used in the classroom to enhance science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.

Arduino 101: Basics of Electronics, Coding, and Robotics
Participants will experience how the inexpensive microprocessor Arduino can be used in the classroom to enhance science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science.

Lego and Scratch
Scratchlink allows PCs to communicate with different Lego kits. Students can then use the engineering design process and let their imaginations go wild. They can write a program to operate a robot they create or design a device to control their program. Come brainstorm and engineer.

3D Printing for the Classroom AND Home!
#3DPrinting is useful everywhere. Especially in the classroom! So many great things you can create. Everyday use examples are: Clever gifts (Chess pieces) Replacing small parts on household items such as stove knobs, etc. Decor such as Vases In education, the kids go wild! You can print: Name tags, props for stories, or Mods for their printers Algebra tiles in Math and molecules in Science Scale models for Engineering Fun bathroom passes and more! We will have several models of printers running and fun prints on display. Stop by and try it out!

Equipping Teachers with Flexible, Classroom-Ready STEM Tools for Experiential Learning
Attendees will explore examples of standards-aligned and classroom-ready resources (saving precious teacher time!); how to create great student experience while retaining teacher choice & flexibility; and available, corresponding Professional Development.

E Sports Demo

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Matthew Ketchum

Ed Tech Director, Modesto City Schools
Hi, my name is Matthew Ketchum, and I am the Director of Educational Technology with Modesto City Schools for 34 K-12 school sites. I graduated from college with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Marketing from North Central College in Illinois. After graduating, I joined AmeriCorps*VISTA... Read More →
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Jose Marquez

Project Coordinator STEM / History, SCOE Instructional Support Services
My name is Jose Marquez and I am a project coordinator in curriculum and instruction for Stanislaus County Office of Education in Modesto, CA.  For the past 6 years, I have had the privilege of supporting K - 12 teachers as they navigate the instructional shifts in the new framework... Read More →
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Brandi Sprenger

Computer Technician I, Salida Union School District
I am a Computer Technician for Salida Union School District where I support teachers and students with technology at two elementary campuses. I also teach STEAM to students every Thursday and teach computer science to my 4th and 5th graders during my weekly coding club. I am also... Read More →
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Stephen Callahan

Educational Technology Coordinator STEM Programs, San Joaquin Office of Education Office of STEM
Stephen manages and teaches engineering at the SJCOE FabLab. He organizes technology based events like the SJCOE Tech Summit and Girls Coding Collaboration. Stephen also teaches professional development focused on science and technology.
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Kelly Orvick

Technology Coordinator/Coach/Teacher CS 6-8, Hart-Ransom Union
Kelly Orvick has been an educator for 19 years and currently serves as an Instructional Technology Coordinator, Coach and CS Teacher of grades 6-8 at Hart Ransom Union, Modesto. She is a Google Certified Trainer/Innovator who loves working with all levels of education breaking down... Read More →
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Rudy Escobar

STEM and Computer Science Coordinator, SCOE Instructional Support Services
Rudy Escobar, a STEM and Computer Science Coordinator, and Micro:bit Champion, holds a (M.Ed.) focused in STEAM. With expertise in PreK-12 computer science, science, coding, robotics, engineering, project-based learning, and flipped teaching, he is proficient in creating engaging... Read More →
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Tosha Simao

Account Manager, Nasco Education
My goal is to partner with schools to create engaged, impactful learning enviornments to ensure that school districts have the best possible solutions to enhance their students learning. Prepare and provide educators tools and resources by engaging hands-on learning to improve College... Read More →
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Johnessa Hernandez

California Educational Coordinator, Dixon Ticonderoga
Hello! I\\'m Johnessa, Dixon Ticonderoga\\'s Educational Coordinator in California. Did you know that the quality art supply brand, \\"Prang\\" is a part of Dixon Ticonderoga?! At ETC! 2020, I will be presenting relevant Prang and Ticonderoga products, as well as specialized Prang... Read More →
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Richard Woodruff

Coordinator, San Joaquin County Office of Education

Saturday February 29, 2020 7:30am - 2:00pm PST