Monday, April 07, 2008

InfoTech is Coming!

LAUSD's FREE student-centered technology conference will take place this Saturday, April 12th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Come and see many examples of technology-enhanced student work showcased by students themselves as well as opportunities to participate in workshops, connect with vendors and other organizations, and observe finalists of the student competition describe their projects.

To register, please visit

Many Local District 6 educators and students will be participating in the Student Showcase at Infotech. A
HUGE thanks to all of you for your dedication and giving up your Saturday to participate and share with others in LAUSD. You are all fantastic!


Montara Elementary
Michelle Ngai - Giving Students a Voice with VoiceThread!

San Miguel Elementary
Mariana Espinoza - Podcasting: Myths and Legends of California Native Americans
Carlos Gomez - The Puma Power Podcast Crew-Enhanced podcast based on themes from 4th grade OCR curriculum
Roberto Mancilla - Native American Reports

Middle School

Gage Middle School

Francine Avila - Mentos: The Freshmaker
Beth Billett - Mathnology
David Billett - Digital Video Production: Public Service Announcements
Lorena Hernandez - The Best of Things

South East Middle School
Cynthia Walker - Endangered Species Research Report
Tim Schlosser - Independent Study: Using Technology to Explore our Passions

South Gate Middle School
Ann Gonzales - Geometric PowerPoint Presentation
Jose Gutierrez - The Crusades (IMOVIE)
Michelle Touceda - Create a Powerpoint presentation responding to The Giver
Xiomara Benitez - Explorations in Science
Mike Albert - Podcasting in History
Tamara Moore - Integrating Literacy and Technology throughout the Content Areas
Diane Chhuo - DataMyte and My Sweet Quince
Marivenus Magbitang - Explorations in Science
Tom Castle - Understanding States of Matter through Animation
Jenny Dodge - Iron Filings Newspaper
Edwin Moralia - I want to go to college
Silvio Vidal - Creating Websites using IWEB

High Schools

Maywood Academy
Walter Hamilton - Computer Network Administration and Design (ITC Academy)

South Gate High School
Mailelei Rex - Step 5 on a Whole New Level

Many other educators and students in Local District 6 are participating in the Student Competition. Those names have not yet been shared. As soon as I have those, I will share them with you.

Also, stop by the workshop I am presenting at 10:00 on Web 2.0.

I hope you can join us on Saturday for a day of learning and fun!

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