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Sunday, November 29, 11:30 am–12:15 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
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Kyle Calderwood  
Cori Frede  
Sonal Patel  

People's Choice winner. Schools think they have to be all or nothing when it comes to software integration. Come listen to Google for Education Certified Innovators and Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts discuss ways that both softwares have their place in the classroom. This panel will be part collaboration, part debate, and all education.

Audience: Teachers, Principals/head teachers, Professional developers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Topic: Communication & collaboration
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Not applicable, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Collaborate and co-learn with students to discover and use new digital resources and diagnose and troubleshoot technology issues.
For Education Leaders:
Empowering Leader
  • Inspire a culture of innovation and collaboration that allows the time and space to explore and experiment with digital tools.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session
Related exhibitors:
Microsoft Corporation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This panel will allow audience members to speak with educators that have gone through the highest rigor of certifications from the different technology applications.

A series of potential discussion points is being created however this panel hopes to engage the audience by encouraging participation and questions.


5 Minutes - Welcome Introductions of panel members
20 Minutes - Discussions points. Audience questions will be encouraged but the moderator will have a list of pre-determined discussion points to keep the discussion moving if no questions are being asked.
5 Minutes - Closing remarks and follow-ups

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Kyle Calderwood, Tabernacle Twp School District
Cori Frede, TEQ
Sonal Patel, San Bernardino County Superintendent

Sonal Patel is the Digital Learning Innovation Coordinator at San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. She supports educators and administrators in active professional learning grounded in solid pedagogy centered around closing the digital equity gaps. Sonal was also recently recognized recently by Ed Tech Magazine as one of the top 30 I.T Influencers of 2020. Sonal is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator #LON19, a Microsoft Innovative Educator and a member of Our Voice Alliance. Formerly, Sonal has been an instructional coach and taught in grades K-6 both in California and the U.K.

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