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2013 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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UEA Convention LogoFriday, Oct. 18 -
Schedule of Activities

Including New Educators' Workshop

  • Convention Highlights
  • Thursday, Oct. 17 Schedule

Time Location  Event Presenter(s)
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. North Foyer Registration  
Description: Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members will be given free tickets to share.
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Rooms 400, 300, 200 New Educators' Workshop  
Description: Teaching tips for new educators and student teachers.
8-9:15 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.
8-9:15a.m. Room 300 C&D Making PRAXIS a Picnic: Strategies for Preparing to
Pass the PRAXIS (1¼ pts.)*
Hilaree Stephens
Description: A focus on the new elementary content exam, plus important issues and highlights for middle and high school teachers and their content areas.
8-9:15 a.m. Room 300 A&B Tips and Shortcuts for Elementary Educators (Repeated)
(1¼ pts.)*
Sheryl DeGering
Description: Clever and practical ideas for arranging and maintaining classrooms. Save yourself time and effort by relating these tips to your own classroom.
8-9:15 a.m. Room 200 C&D Bullying Prevention: Don't Stand By … Be an Ally
(1¼ pts.)*
Ellen Jensen/Marci Taylor
Description: Learn the language and concepts schools can teach students to use if they are being bullied and safe things to do if they see someone else is being bullied. Follow-up materials to maintain the program within the school will be provided. 
8-9:15 a.m. Room 200 A&B Teaching and Learning with iPads (1¼ pts.)* Tim Stack
Description: Great ideas for using your iPad to support productivity and activities students can do with iPads in class. 
9:30-11 a.m. Exhibit Hall
Integra Stage
Opening Session and Keynote Speaker (1½ pts.)*
• "How to Generate Measurable Improvements in Instruction" 
Dan St. Romain
Description: Gain valuable tools and learn proven techniques for more effective instructional practices in any content area. 
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list
Description: Featuring over 100 vendor booths, two stage areas with hourly education-related entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area, book giveaway and more (see times below).
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station
•  Sponsored by Francois D. College of Hair, Skin & Nails;
   Brooks Percified, Tobey Webb and Friends
Description: Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (Free for UEA members with ticket).
11:15 a.m.-12:30 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. 
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 300 C&D Teaching to Your Students' Brains ... Secrets You Should Know for Achieving Common Core State Standards
(1¼ pts.)*
Dan St. Romain
Description: This presentation will provide a toolkit of proven brain-based teaching and learning techniques in order to generate a dramatic shift to support new core standards.
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 300 A&B Tips and Shortcuts for Elementary Educators (Repeated)
(1¼ pts.)*
Sheryl DeGering
Description: Clever and practical ideas for arranging and maintaining classrooms. Save yourself time and effort by relating these tips to your own classroom.
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 200 C&D 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.
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 200 A&B Create the Future with Free Technology Resources
(1¼ pts.)*
Mitchell Jorgensen
Description: Learn about gadgets like e-readers, iPads and document cameras and how to quickly access resources available for Utah educators through UEN. 
Noon-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Learning Area
• Sponsored by KUED and Partners
Description: Hands-on learning experiences provided by KUED, The City Library, The County Library System, Discovery Gateway, Eccles Dinosaur Park, Mad Science, Mike Hamilton-The Magic in Learning and Thanksgiving Point.
Noon-12:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Integra Stage
The Magic in Learning (¾ pts.)* Mike Hamilton
Description: Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realm of your imagination and experience for yourself the Magic in Learning.TM  
Noon-12:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Rebate State Stage
Planning, Preparing and Paying for College  Michelle Riddle
Description: Learn how to save money for college, search and apply for scholarships, and the different types of financial aid available.
12:45-2 p.m. Room 400 Working with Other Groups and the Benefits it Provides   Kory Holdaway
Description: Learn about political and policy collaboration that is occurring with UEA and other organizations from across the state. How will this work benefit the communities and educational settings for the citizens of the state? What can you do to enhance the collaboration that is occurring?
1-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall  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
Integra Stage
Tinkering with the Scientific Process Thanksgiving Point
Description: Join us as we have fun tinkering with everyday objects and explore how to assess understanding while engaged in inquiry-learning.
1-1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Rebate State Stage
36 Games for 36 Dice  (¾ pts.)* Allison Riddle
Description: Discover a variety of interactive games using basic six-sided dice that involve basic operations, place value, graphing and logical reasoning. 
2-4 p.m. Room 300 C&D Identifying and Preventing Bullying  (2 pts.)* The Inclusion Center
Description: Utah experts provide insights into how parents, students, teachers and administrators can identify and prevent bullying.
2-2:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Rebate State Stage
Quick Tips for Classroom Success: Resources to Help You Thrive! (¾ pts.)* Antonio Galindo
Description: Join NEA Member Benefits for an interactive demonstration to learn how you can access free, online resources and lesson plans to help you in the classroom.
2-3:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket
• Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho Supply & Map World, KUED and Barnes & Noble
Utah Jazz Bear & UEA Staff
Description: Shoot and make a hoop – win a book!  
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Integra Stage
Scales & Tails Teaser Reptile Show  (¾ pts.)* Scales & Tails Utah
Description: Come make friends with some amazing creatures that you might have been afraid of before today!
3-3:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Rebate State Stage
Signing in School – Simple Signs that Will Transform Your Classroom  (¾ pts.)* Leslie Briggs
Description: Learn American Sign Language signs to enhance curriculum and provide an effective way to teach cross-curricular, easily adaptable activities, and receive teacher tips and lesson plans for use in any classroom.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Integra Stage
Spin, Pop, Boom!    Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake
Description: The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular special event. Steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry.
4-4:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall
Rebate State Stage
Apps with an Impact (¾ pts.)* Beverly Miner
Apps can have a real impact on student test scores. Successful apps used in the clasroom and school will be shared.
*One hour of professional development activities is equal to one re-licensure point. More than eight re-licensure points available.