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Day 1 Agenda

8:00 - 8:30        La Cucina Matematica Introduction
8:30 - 9:00        Debrief
9:00 - 9:25        Map Your Session
                                The title
                                The description
                                Your style
9:25 - 9:45        Why are you presenting that content?
9:45 - 9:55        Break
9:55 - 10:05      What are the key concepts your attendees need to walk away with?
                                PB & J Walkthrough
10:05 - 10:20    If you were in the audience, what would you want?
                                Engaging Visuals
                                Time to do
10:20 - 11:00    The tools to get us there
11:00 - 11:45    LUNCH
11:45 - 11:55    Having your attendees get the most out of the experience
                                Why are they there?
                                What are they expecting of you?
                                How can you make their life better?
                                Where does this fit into their curriculum, workflow, life?
11:55 - 12:25    Laying down the law (figuratively, of course)
                                Cue Sheet
                                Slide Deck
12:55 - 2:25      Blow It Up!
                                Attention to details
                                Trust the message
                                It's about the relationship
                                Sneak in good pedagogy throughout
2:25 - 2:35        Sneak Peek
2:35 - 2:45        Homework

Day 2 Agenda

8:30 - 8:40        Recap of Homework
8:40 - 9:00        La Cucina Revisited
9:00 - 9:20        New Tool Smackdown
9:20 - 9:40        Slide Deck Investigation
9:40 - 9:50        Break
10:00 - 12:00    Blow It Up!
12:00 - 12:45    LUNCH
12:45 - 2:00      Present Your Session
                                 15 minutes for each person
                                 Other members of group are students
2:00 - 2:30        Small Group Debrief
                                 What went well?
                                 What would you have changed? WHY?
                                 Personally, answer these questions as well
2:30 - 3:00        Whole Group Debrief
3:00 - 3:15         Evaluation
John Stevens is an educational technology coach for Chaffey Joint Union High School District who has also taught high school Geometry, Algebra 1, middle school Math, Service Learning, and Robotics, Engineering, and Design since 2006. He has served as the go-to guy for trying new, crazy, and often untested ideas to see how well they will work.

He co-founded and moderates #CAedchat, the weekly teacher Twitter chat for the state of California. He also is the co-founder and organizer of EdCamp Palm Springs, the first in the area. In his free time that doesn’t exist, he runs a site called Would You Rather? which is dedicated to getting students talking about math. He is an author of Flipping 2.0, a resource that helps teachers take the flipped classroom to the next level. During recent summers, John has had the honor of presenting at CUE Rockstar events in California and various technology and math conferences. John blogs at and created His latest adventure has led him into the world of 3D-printing, designing lesson plans and curricula for AirWolf3D. Follow him @jstevens009 or email him at