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2012 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 -
Schedule of Activities

Including New Educators' Workshop

  • Thursday, Oct. 18 Schedule

Time Location  Event Presenter(s)
7 a.m.-6 p.m. North Foyer Registration  
Description: Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $5.
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Rooms 400, 300, 200 New Educators' Workshop  
Description: Teaching tips for new educators and student teachers...more
8-9:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall
Main Stage
Opening Session and Keynote Speakers (1½ pts.)* Harry and Rosemary Wong
Description: Authors of "The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher" will show teachers how to achieve maximum success in the classroom.
9:30-9:50 a.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage New Educator and Student Welcome Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh
Nikki Peterson
Description: Attendees are welcomed to the UEA Convention & Education Exposition.
10-11:15 a.m. Room 400 I Can Do It: Classroom Management for Secondary Educators (1¼ pts.)* Suzanne Cottrell
Description: An overview of communication styles; construct interventions for selected difficult behaviors; and more that will help build successful parent/teacher relationships...more
10-11:15 a.m. Room 300 C&D Tips and Shortcuts for Elementary Educators
(1¼ pts.)*
Pat Rusk
Description: Clever and practical ideas for arranging and maintaining classrooms. Save yourself time and effort by relating these tips to your own classroom...more
10-11:15 a.m. Room 300 A&B Bully Awareness…Not Enough! (1¼ pts.)* Leigh VandenAkker
Gayle Threet
Description: Techniques to "Bully Proof" your classroom, your school and your own relationships...more
10-11:15 a.m. Room 200 C&D Social Media: Opportunities and Cautions (1¼ pts.)* Mitchell Jorgensen
Description: Learn how to make the most of blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other social media in education and explore ideas to use these in a safer way...more
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Room 400 Tips and Shortcuts for Secondary Educators (1¼ pts.)*  Susen Zobel
Description: Gather a wide variety of helpful hints designed specifically to help physically manage the secondary classroom...more 
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Room 300 C&D Tips and Shortcuts for Elementary Educators (Repeated) (1¼ pts.)* Pat Rusk
Description: Clever and practical ideas for arranging and maintaining classrooms. Save yourself time and effort by relating these tips to your own classroom...more
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Room 300 A&B Making PRAXIS a Picnic: Strategies for Preparing to
Pass the PRAXIS
(1¼ pts.)*
Sean Mabey
Description: A focus on the new Elementary content exam, in addition to important issues and highlights for middle and high school teachers and their content areas...more
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Room 200 C&D Create the Future with Free Technology Resources (1¼ pts.)* Mitchell Jorgensen
Description: Learn about gadgets like eReaders, iPads and Document Cameras and how to quickly access resources available for Utah educators through UEN...more
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Room 200 A&B Mastering Elementary Classroom Management Skills Through the “Behavior Curriculum" (1¼ pts.)* Helen Hurd
Description: Learn interventions for difficult behaviors, hints to create a smoothly flowing classroom, tools to begin building positive parent/teacher relationships, and more...more
Noon-6 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list
Description: Featuring 200+ vendor booths, two stage areas with hourly education-related entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area, book giveaway and more (see times below).
Noon- 6 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station 
Sponsored by Cameo College of Essential Beauty, Expressive Design Academy of Beauty Arts, Brooks Percifield and Friends
 
Description: Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (Free for UEA members with ticket).
Noon-6 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Learning Area
Sponsored by KUED and Partners
 
Description: Hands-on learning experiences provided by KUED, The Leonardo, Mad Science, Salt Lake City Library, UEN Preschool Pioneer, Mike Hamilton's: The Magic in Learning, Discovery Gateway, Salt Lake County Libraries and Thanksgiving Point.
12:30-1:30 Exhibit Hall  Book Signing - Authors Harry and Rosemary Wong
Sponsored by Barnes & Noble
Harry and Rosemary Wong
Description: Authors of "The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher" will sign books. Books also available for purchase.
1-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Booth 613 Health Screenings
Sponsored by EMI Health
EMI Health
Description: Five health screening exams: cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index (BMI) and body fat percentage
1-1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage KUED - PBS Kids Jacqueline Voland, KUED
Description: Join KUED and PBS Pals for a whirlwind tour of what we have to offer the parents, educators and kids -- all at no cost.
1-1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Quick Tips for Classroom Success: Resources to Help You Thrive! (¾ pts.)* Antonio Galindo
Description: Bring your lunch and join us for an interactive demonstration, from NEA Member Benefits, to learn how you can access free, online resources to help you in the classroom.
2-2:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Mike Hamilton's: The Magic in Learning Mike Hamilton
Description: Learn to use the power of amazement to make learning fun and memorable as a professional magician shares simple attention getters and ways to engage students.
2-2:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Power Play! Games for Place Value (¾ pts.)* Allison Riddle
Description: A strategy-based workshop focusing on card and multi-sided dice games that help learners apply and extend concepts of place value. Game boards and examples will be shared.
3-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket
Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho Supply & Map World, and Staples
 
Description: Shoot and make a hoop — win a book!
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Maintaining Health and Vitality with Herbal Therapies Merry Harrison, RH (AHG)
Description: Herbal therapies are affordable healthcare! Learn how they can help reduce stress, improve sleep, digestion, nutrition, immunity, mood and more.
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Teach Multiplication in a Week and Division in a Day (¾ pts.)* Mary Peterson
Description: Get across-the-curriculum activities to help students perform multiplication and division operations with fluency and strategic confidence.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Puppet show featuring Earl E. Literacy Salt Lake City Library
Description: Not Available.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall   Stage 2 NetSafe Utah: 5 Ways to be Safer with Technology (¾ pts.)* Rick Cline
Description: Learn the five ways to be safer with technology such as the Internet, cell phones (texting, photos), and other mobile devices. 
5-5:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Main Stage Kinesthetic Science FUN (¾ pts.)* Kristen Bonner
Description: Learn a variety of simple stress-reduction, mindfulness and re-enforcing techniques to use at home or in the classroom. 
5-5:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Stage 2 Wellness and Mental Health Techniques for the Teacher and Classroom  Anna Zumwalt
Description: Learn a variety of simple stress-reduction, mindfulness and re-enforcing techniques to use at home or in the classroom. 

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One hour of professional development activities is equal to one re-licensure point. Total re-licensure points available on Friday is 6½ pts. To request re-licensure points, complete the License Renewal Credit Form (pdf).