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Known For

Delivering high quality, and high tech, educational experiences to all of my students regardless of their prior experience with technology or access to it at home. I believe we must educate students for their futures, providing them with the habits of mind, creative problem solving skills, and technical experience to continue learning as their world continues changing. 

Blogging about teaching, literacy, and technology at http://www.litandtech.com

Co-Author of Power Up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning with Diana Neebe released by Stenhouse, June 2015. http://www.pluginpowerup.com

National Board Certified Teacher: English/Language Arts, Early Adolescence 2019-2024

CUE Outstanding Educator, 2022

Google for Education Certified Innovator, 2011 | Adobe Creative Educator Innovator, 2024

Available for keynotes, workshops, webinars, consulting, podcasts, and media inquiries.

Professional Experience

English Teacher

Sep 2006Present
Point Loma High School, San Diego Unified

I'm currently teaching de-tracked 9th grade English with a fabulous, collaborative PLC team, and several sections of our 12th grade Expository Reading and Writing Course #ERWC. Informally, I assist with the roll out of our district's 1:1 program, serving on our district wide Technology Advisory Group, and helping teachers integrate technology into their classrooms at my school site. 

  • Site Instructional Leadership Team 2008-2023
  • District Technology Advisory Group 2016-Present
  • Standards Based Learning Fellow 2022-Present
  • 1:1 Ambassador, supporting technology integration
  • Mentor to numerous student teachers
  • Mentor to "Leaders of Innovation" participants, district program
  • Voted PLHS Teacher of the Year, 2016-2017
  • San Diego County Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2017

Workshop Presenter

Aug 2009Present
Instructional Technology, San Diego Unified

Leading and co-leading a variety of educational technology workshops for teachers getting 1:1 devices in their classrooms. Workshops I've taught have included: Social Media for Professional Growth, Blogging I, Blogging II, Dropbox for Collaboration, Live Binders, Lan School, Screencasting, Google Certification, Google Classroom, Google Forms, etc.

I also regularly attend and present at meetings of our district sponsored Innovative Teaching Network (ITN). And, I pilot test prospective hardware in my classroom, to consult with the IT team as needed on our District Technology Advisory committee. 

Lead Learner/Presenter

June 2012Present
CUE (aka Computer Using Educators)

Lead Learner/Presenter for on site professional development provided by CUE to individual schools and districts. 

CUE Professional Learning Committee: Determining process for selecting new Lead Learners. June 2023-Present

Adjunct Faculty

Jan 2011May 2021
University of San Diego

Teaching EDTE 516 Technology and Learning Spring 2020 and 2021 Course Designer and Instructor

Teaching EDUC 578: Learning and Technology Spring 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Course Designer and Instructor

Teaching EDUC 565: Teaching Digital Writers Summer and Fall 2014 Course Designer (summer) and Instructor (fall)

Teaching EDUC 334/534, Methods of Teaching Literacy in Secondary Schools In a Global Society Spring 2011-Spring 2014 Co-designer and Instructor

Mobile Technology Learning Center: Summer 2012:  Co-developed the scope and sequence of the courses in the MTLC Certificate Program 

Teacher/Department Chair/ GATE Team Leader

Sep 2000Jun 2006
Kroc Middle School

Teacher/Department Chair

Sep 1996Jun 2000
Wilson Middle School

Publications

Roberts, J. (2009-Present) Lit and Tech. Professional Blog at http://www.litandtech.com/ 

Roberts, J. (2023) ChatGPT Has Joined My Classroom in California English, Vol.29, No2; November 2023

Roberts, J. (2022) Intentional Integration: Technology Choices for Teachers. HTH Unboxed. San Diego CA. https://hthunboxed.org/unboxed_posts/intentional-integration-technology-choices-for-teachers/ 

Roberts, J. (2018) Tracking Reading Patterns Over Time by @jenroberts1 Guest post on Teacher Tech https://alicekeeler.com/2018/10/23/tracking-reading-patterns-over-time/ 

Roberts, J. (2015) Let Them Have Laptops in California English, Vol. 21, No. 1, September 2015. 

Neebe, D., Roberts, J.  (2015)  Power up: Making the Shift to 1:1 Teaching and Learning  Stenhouse Publishers, Portland, ME.

Roberts, J. (2014) Bring on the Books in California English, Vol. 20, No. 2, November 2014. 

Roberts, J. (2012, June) Making a Digital Difference in Dialogue: A Publication of the San Diego Area Writing Project. San Diego CA. http://www.scribd.com/doc/102372483/Summer-2012-Dialogue

Roberts, J. (2011, May) Goodreads Makes Good Readers Guest post on FreeTech4Teachers.com  http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2011/05/goodreads-makes-great-readers.html#.Uf7g-GR4Yy8 

Roberts, J. (2006, May) Writing Response Groups: Improving Middle School Students' Writing Self Efficacy Through Peer Discussion. Master's Thesis, Unpublished Manuscript, University of California at San Diego. 

Podcast and Video Appearances

Project Spotlight (May 2024) TBD (Recorded, in production)

Tech Lasso (May 2024) E61 - The A.I. Assisted Classroom - Challenges and Opportunities for Educators Produced by Instructional Technology Outreach at Los Angeles County Office of Education

Thoughtful Teacher Podcast (March 2024) Teaching Writing in an Age of Generative AI with Jen Roberts 

Science Connections (May 2023) Using AI and ChatGPT in the science classroom with Donnie Piercey and Jen Roberts

Stenhouse Teacher's Corner (April 2020) 1:1 Teaching Strategies for the Online Classroom with Diana Neebe and Jen Roberts

TLC Ninja Podcast (July 2018) Jen Roberts Lets Us In On A Secret  Episode 56

Annenberg Learner (2015) Reading & Writing in the Disciplines and Blended Learning: Acquiring Digital Literacy Skills. Professional development videos featuring my classroom. Los Angeles, CA.  https://www.learner.org

Awards and Honors

Adobe Certified Educator Innovator, Adobe for Education 2024

AI Classroom Innovator, ASU-GSV 2024

AI Teacher of the Year Finalist, Magic School 2024

CUE Outstanding Educator, CUE 2022

Outstanding Teacher of the Year, San Diego CUE, 2021

Teacher of the Year Finalist, San Diego County Office of Education, 2017

Runner-up Teacher of the Year, San Diego Unified School District, 2017

Innovative Educator Award 2013, San Diego Computer Using Educators and Classrooms of the Future Foundation,

Video Challenge Winner 2013, University of San Diego, Department of Teaching and Learning and Mobile Technology Learning Center,

Google for Education Certified Innovator, Google for Education 2011

Certifications

National Board Certified, English/Language Arts Early Adolescence

December 2019December 2024
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

GATE: Gifted and Talented Education

San Diego Unified/SDSU

Single Subject Teaching Credential: English and Social Science

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

CLAD: Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Education

Master of Arts, Curriculum and Instructional Design

2006
University of California, San Diego

Single Subject Teaching Credentials: English and Social Science

1996
San Diego State University

Bachelor of Arts

1994
University of California, San Diego

Presenter Experience

Note: This is a list of my conference presentations. I have not listed private consulting, private presentation events, or workshops within my district. Please contact me if you are interested in a closed session presentation or workshop. 

Upcoming: 

Roberts, J. (June 2024) AI and the Art of Writing: Crafting Future-Ready Students in the ERWC Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at the ERWC Leadership Summit. Pomona, CA and Sacramento, CA. (Two summits on separate days in June.)

Roberts, J., Wanczuk, E. (July 2024) AI in the classroom Summer Symposium  (Three day workshop) Presented for the San Marcos Writing Project. 

Roberts, J. (August 20204) Pending: The AI Assisted Writing Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at LACOE Innovation day. Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, J. (August 20204) The AI Assisted Writing Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at SDCOE Learning & Innovation Summit 2024. San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (October 2024) Generative AI: Implications for Teaching in the Age of ChatGPT (Three day workshop) presented at Asilomar 70, for the Curriculum Study Commission, Monterey CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 20204) AI for All (Keynote) Presented at San Diego CUE Powered Learning Fair, San Diego CA.

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Roberts, J. (June 2024)  The AI Assisted Writing Classroom (Webinar) Presented for Fobizz, San Diego CA.

Roberts, J. (May 2024) AIforCA: You Can Teach Day of AI! (Panelist in opening session) Presented virtually for AI for California. 

Roberts, J. (May 2024) AI Awakens: Lifting Literacy with the Force of Bytes (Concurrent Session) Presented at CUELA Palooza, Downey, CA.

Chokshi, P. Peterson, S. Rapini, B. Roberts, J.  Sabrià, Q. (April 2024) From Cat Videos to the Classroom - How YouTube is Transforming Learning (Panel - Sponsored Session, Google) Presented at the ASU+GSV AIR Show (AI Revolution,) and the ASU+GSV Summit, San Diego CA. 

Roberts, J. (April 2024) The AI Assisted Writing Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at the ASU+GSV AIR Show (AI Revolution,) San Diego CA. 

Loether, L., Roberts, J. et al (March 2024) One Best Thing: San Diego CUE (Concurrent Session) Presented at Spring CUE Conference, Palm Springs CA. 

Roberts, J. (March 2024) Generative AI: Teaching Writing in the Age of ChatGPT (Concurrent Session) Presented at The California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Convention. Los Angeles, CA.

Guthrie, E., Thompson, M., Roberts, J. (March 2024) Gathering Data Today to Move Instruction Tomorrow (Concurrent Session) Presented at The California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Convention. Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2024) AI Awakens: Lifting Literacy with the Force of Bytes (Concurrent Session) Presented at OCCUE TechFest 2024, Huntington Beach CA.

Roberts, J., Wanczuk, E. Young, M. (January 2024) A Symposium on Artificial Intelligence In The Classroom (Virtual) Presented for the San Marcos and San Diego Writing Projects. 

Roberts, J. (November 2023) Generative AI: Implications for Teaching in the Age of ChatGPT (Virtual Workshop)

Roberts, J. (October 2023) AI Awakens: Lifting Literacy with the Force of Bytes (Concurrent Session) Presented at SGVCUE Innovation Celebration, Pomona, CA.

Roberts, J. (October 2023) Spreadsheets for Literacy: 6 Ways Sheets Can Support Learning (Concurrent Session) Presented at SGVCUE Innovation Celebration, Pomona, CA.

Roberts, J. (September 2023) AI Awakens: Lifting Literacy with the Force of Bytes (Concurrent Session) Presented at SDCUE Powered Learning Fair, San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (September 2023) Jen's Best Ideas and Favorite Tools '23 (Concurrent Session) Presented at SDCUE Powered Learning Fair, San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (August 2023) Generative AI: Teaching Writing in the Age of ChatGPT (Workshop) Presented at San Marcos Writing Project, CSUSM. San Marcos CA. 

Roberts, J. (June 2023) Generative AI: Teaching ERWC in the Age of ChatGPT (Concurrent Session) Presented at ERWC Leadership Summit. Pomona, CA and Sacramento, CA. (Two summits on separate days in June.)

Roberts, J. (June 2023) Leveraging Digital Tools for Teaching ERWC (Concurrent Session) Presented at ERWC Leadership Summit. Pomona, CA. 

Minicozzi, N. & Roberts, J. (March 2023) Create, Rinse, Repeat: Demonstrating Learning Through Feedback and Iteration  (Concurrent Session) Presented at Spring CUE Conference, Palm Springs CA. 

Roberts, J. (February 2023) Jen's Best Ideas and Favorite Tools '23 (Concurrent Session) Presented at Orange County CUE Techfest, Buena Park, CA.

Minicozzi, N. & Roberts, J. (November 2022) Create, Rinse, Repeat: Demonstrating Learning Through Feedback and Iteration  (Concurrent Session) Presented at SDCUE Powered Learning Fair, Poway, CA. 

Minicozzi, N. & Roberts, J. (October 2022) Create, Rinse, Repeat: Demonstrating Learning Through Feedback and Iteration  (Concurrent Session) Presented at SGVCUE Back to the Innovation Celebration, Pomona CA. 

Roberts, J. (August 2022) Google Forms for the Win (Virtual Presentation) and How I learned to stop worrying and love standards based grades (Virtual Presentation) Presented at Roxnard 2022. 

Roberts, J. (June 2022) Leveraging Digital Tools for Teaching ERWC (Concurrent Session) Presented at ERWC Leadership Summit. Pomona, CA and San Jose, CA. (Two summits on separate days in June.)

Roberts, J. (March 2022) Spreadsheets for Literacy: 6 Ways Sheets Can Support Learning (Concurrent Session) Presented at Spring CUE Conference. Palm Springs, CA. 

Guthrie, E., Thompson, M., Roberts, J. (March 2022) Gathering Data Today to Move Instruction Tomorrow: Part 1, What and Why and Part 2, When and How (Concurrent Sessions) Presented by invitation at Spring CUE Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Guthrie, E., Thompson, M., Roberts, J. (February 2022) Gathering Data Today to Move Instruction Tomorrow: Part 1, What and Why and Part 2, When and How (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at The California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Convention. Long Beach, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2022) Let's Talk About Grades (Virtual Session) Presented for CUE Los Angeles. 

Roberts, J. (August 2021) Let's Talk About Grades: Standards and Equity (Virtual Presentation) and The Academic Honesty Unit Plan (Virtual Presentation) Presented at Roxnard 2021. 

Roberts, J. (May 2021) Stop Stressing About Email (Virtual Presentation) San Diego County Office of Education, Ed Tech Network. 

Roberts, J. (April 2021) Hyperdocs (Virtual Presentation) Guest speaker for San Diego CUE master Class hosted by Chris Garcia. 

Roberts, J. (March 2021) Fabulous Feedback Faster and 25 Tips for 1:1 Classrooms (Virtual Presentations/Concurrent Sessions) Spring CUE Annual Conference. 

Roberts, J. (February 2021) Fabulous Feedback Faster (Virtual Presentation) Los Angeles CUE Palooza. 

Roberts, J. (February 2021) Writing Instruction With Digital Tools (Webinar) Fresno Area Council of English Teachers and Fresno County Office of Education. 

Roberts, J. (January 2021) Writing Instruction and Feedback for Digital Equity (Webinar) Lurie College of Education, San Jose State University. 

Roberts, J. (October 2020) 25 Tips For Your 1:1 Classroom (Virtual Presentation) Fall CUE. 

Roberts, J. (October 2020) Fabulous Feedback Faster (Virtual Presentation) San Diego CUE Powered Learning Fair.

Roberts, J. (October 2020) The One With The Zoom (Virtual Presentation/Concurrent Session) CapCUE Tech Fest. 

Roberts, J. (August 2020) Google Forms From The Beginning and Google Forms IN Google Classroom (Virtual Sessions) Presented at Roxnard 2020. 

Roberts, J. (April 2020) Tools and Strategies for Moving ERWC Courses Online (Webinar) and Ready to Launch? Converting your ERWC module to a digital course (Webinar) Presented online for California State University, Office of the Chancellor. 

Roberts, J. (February 2020) Implementing ERWC in a 1:1 Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at CATE Annual Convention. Los Angeles, CA.

Roberts, J. (January 2020) 25+ Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at CUELA Palooza, Beverly Hills, CA.

Roberts, J. (November 2019) Leveraging Spreadsheets for Literacy: 5 Ways Sheets Can Save You (Concurrent Session) Presented at SDCUE Powered Learning Fair, Santee, CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 2019) Leveraging Spreadsheets for Literacy: 5 Ways Sheets Can Save You (Concurrent Session) Presented at Fall CUE Conference. Sacramento, CA. 

Roberts, J. (August 2019) Branching Google Forms and Screencasting Your Lesson (Half-day Workshops) Presented by invitation at CUE Rockstar. Camarillo, CA.

Roberts, J. (June 2019) Tracking Reading Patterns: Leveraging tech in readers’ workshop (Concurrent Session) Presented at Arcadia Innovation Summit. Arcadia, CA.  

Roberts, J. (June 2019) Implementing the ERWC in a 1:1 Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented by invitation at ERWC Leadership Summit. Sacramento, CA and Costa Mesa, CA. (Two summits on separate days in June.)

Chen, A., Roberts, J. et al. (March 2019) Google for Education Certified Innovators Panel-Time to Slam! (Concurrent Session) Presented at CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA. 

Blakney, J., Roberts, J. (March 2019) Culture, Time and Tech: Makings of a Phenomenal PLC (Concurrent Session) Presented at Spring CUE, Palm Springs, CA. 

Roberts, J. (February 2019) 25+ Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom and The Forms Awaken (Workshops) Presented at the San Diego County Office of Education Learning & Innovation Summit, San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (December 2018) Independent Reading: Culture and Accountability and Writing Feedback (Workshops) Presented at CUE Rockstar English Language Arts Edition, Arcadia, CA. 

Roberts, J. (November 2018) 25+ Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom and The Forms Awaken. (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at San Diego CUE Tech Fair, Chula Vista, CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 2018) 25+ Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom. (Concurrent Session) Presented at San Gabriel Valley CUE Innovation Celebration. La Puente, CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 2018) 10 Years On: Lessons from 1:1 Teaching. (Keynote Address) and The Forms Awaken (Workshop) Presented at The Gold Coast CUE Techtober 18. Ventura, CA.

Neebe, D., Roberts, J. (June 2018) Start, Stop, Continue: How Digital ELA Classrooms Evolve.  (Concurrent, BYOD, session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

Neebe, D., Roberts, J. (June 2018) Power Up PD: Top 10 Workshops for 1:1. (Concurrent, BYOD, session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.  

Roberts, J. (June 2018) 21st Century Literacy: A futuristic conversation and The Forms Awaken (Workshops) Presented at CUE Rockstar San Diego, La Mesa, CA. 

Rabin, P., Roberts, J. (May 2018) Advanced Google Forms and Google Drawings. Workshop for San Diego Unified Teachers. San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (April 2018) Start, Stop, Continue: How Digital English /Language Arts Classrooms Evolve. Presented at Future Now. Poway, CA. 

Roberts, J. (March 2018) Power Up PD: Top 10 Workshops for 1:1. (Concurrent Session) CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Chen, A., Roberts, J. et al. (March 2018) Google for Education Certified Innovators Panel-Time to Slam! (Concurrent Session) CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Baker, L., Roberts, J. (March 2018) Digitize the ERWC. Presented at California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Baker, L., Murphy, J., Roberts, J. (March 2018) Our Awesome PLC: The work that makes it worth it. Presented at California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (November 2017) 25+ Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Your 1:1 Classroom and Form-nation:  With Likert Scales and Self-Grading For All. Presented at San Diego CUE Tech Fest, Chula Vista, CA. 

Roberts, J. (June 2017) Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem. Presented at Arcadia Innovation Summit. Arcadia, CA

Roberts, J. (April 2017) Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem. Presented at Future Now Edu, Design 39 Campus, Poway, CA

Roberts, J. (April 2017) Omniscient Assessment: Leveraging your student data your way. Presented at State of Maryland International Reading Council (SOMIRAC). Baltimore, MD. (Featured speaker)

Roberts, J. (March 2017) Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem. Presented at State of Maryland International Reading Council (SOMIRAC). Baltimore, MD. (Featured speaker)

Chen, A., Roberts, J. (March 2017) Stop Killing Trees: Revving Up Literacy in the CCSS Classroom. (Concurrent Session) CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Chen, A., Roberts, J. et al. (March 2017) Google for Education Certified Innovators Panel-Time to Slam! (Concurrent Session) CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2017) Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem (Spotlight Session) Presented at California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Conference. Santa Clara, CA. 

Roberts, J. (November 2016) Digital Dynamics: Creating Your Cyberspace Ecosystem (Concurrent Session) Presented at San Diego CUE Tech Fair. Carlsbad, CA.

Chen, A., Roberts, J. (October 2016) Cracking the Code: Digital Tools and Best Practices in the Common Core ELA Classroom. (Keynote/Workshop) Presented at Promising Practices for Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English. San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (July 2016) Let's Read Digitally, Omniscient Assessment, and Virtual Reality. Presented at CUE Rockstar Teacher Summer Camp. Oxnard, CA. (Three day conference, Two hour workshops)

Neebe, D., Roberts, J. (June 2016) Power Up PD: Top 10 Workshops for 1:1 (Concurrent, BYOD, session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. Denver, CO. (Our third year presenting this popular workshop.)

Nixon, C. Roberts, J. Sullivan, A. (May 2016) Technology in the Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at the California State PTA Convention. San Diego CA. 

Roberts, J. (March 2016) Google for Education Certified Innovators Panel (Concurrent Session) Presented at CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2016) How 1:1 Changes Teaching and Learning (Keynote Address) Presented at East County Tech Fest. Santee, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2016) Search Showdown: Fabulous Findings Measured in Milliseconds (Concurrent Session) Presented at California School Library Association Annual Conference (CSLA). San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (November 2015) Google for Education Certified Innovators Panel (chair) and Shortcuts, Hacks, and Time Savers (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at San Diego CUE Tech Fair (SDCUE). Carlsbad, CA.

Roberts, J. (October 2015) Can you hear me now? Google Voice in the Classroom (Concurrent Session) Presented at San Diego Google Apps for Education Summit. Coronado, CA. 

Roberts, J. (September 2015) Writing Without Paper: The Process and Workflow of a Digital Classroom  and Short Form Writing: The Art of Saying More With Less. (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at the San Diego Area Writing Project 'Fall into Writing' Conference (SDAWP). San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (August 2015) Curriculum Collaboration for CCSS Success and Bodacious Blogging (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at Ed Tech Innovation Summit 2015. San Jose, CA. 

Neebe, D., Roberts, J. (June 2015) Power Up PD: Top 10 Workshops for 1:1 (Concurrent, BYOD, session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. Philadelphia PA. (Presented twice at ISTE request.)

Roberts, J. (June 2015 ) Bodacious Blogging, Writing for Technical Subjects, and Rethinking Class Time.  Presented at CUE Rockstar Teacher Summer Camp. La Jolla CA (Three day conference, Two hour workshops)

Roberts, J. (May 2015) Bodacious Blogging (Concurrent Session) presented at Future Ready San Diego Symposium. University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (March 2015) Bodacious Blogging (Concurrent Session) presented at CUE West Coast Google Summit. Palm Springs, CA. 

Roberts, J. (March 2015) 1:1 in an English Classroom and Google Certified Teachers Panel (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at CUE Annual Conference. Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (November 2014) Bodacious Blogging and Google Certified Teachers Panel (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at San Diego CUE Tech Fair (SDCUE). Carlsbad, CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 2014) Bodacious Blogging and Freaking Awesome Google Forms (Concurrent Sessions) Presented at San Diego Google Apps for Education Summit. Coronado, CA. 

Neebe, D., Roberts, J. (June 2014) Power Up PD: Top 10 Workshops for 1:1 (Concurrent, BYOD, session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. Atlanta GA.

Roberts, J. (June and July 2014) Close Reading Collaboratively, Writing and Citing With Google Tools, and Curriculum Collaboration for CCSS Success.  Presented at CUE Rockstar Teacher Summer Camps. Tulare, CA and Manhattan Beach, CA. (Three day conference, Two hour workshops)

Roberts, J. (March 2014) Google Certified Teachers Panel (Concurrent Session, Session Chair) Presented at Computer Using Educators Annual Conference (CUE). Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (March 2014) Power Up: Questions for Teachers New to 1:1 (Concurrent Session) Presented at Computer Using Educators Annual Conference (CUE). Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (February 2014) Google Apps and Common Core (Keynote Address) Presented at San Diego County Office of Education Google Apps in Education Summit, San Diego, CA.  

Roberts, J. (November 2013) Power Up: A Conversation For Teachers New to 1:1 (Concurrent session) Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). San Marcos, CA. 

Roberts, J., Chen, A. (November 2013) Google Certified Teachers Panel (Concurrent session, Session Chair) Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). San Marcos, CA. 

Roberts, J. (October 2013) Foundational Considerations For teachers New To 1:1 Device Programs (Concurrent Session) Presented at the California League of Schools Annual Conference, South. San Diego, CA.

Roberts, J. (July 2013) Google Docs: Basics and Beyond, The One iPad Classroom, and Get Your Classroom Online. Presented at CUE Rockstar Teacher Summer Camp. Solana Beach CA. (Two hour workshops) 

Roberts, J (June 2013) Common Core in our English Classrooms. and Promethean Board Essentials For The Classroom. (One hour workshops) Presented at the Point Loma High Professional Development Day. San Diego, CA. (Also co-chaired the organizing group for the event.)

Calhoon, E. Highfill, L. Roberts J. (March 2013) Customizing Your Common Core Language Arts Classroom. (Three hour workshop) Presented at Computer Using Educators Annual Conference (CUE). Palm Springs, CA.

Roberts, J. (March 2013) A Google Search Showdown. (Concurrent Session) Presented at Computer Using Educators Annual Conference (CUE). Palm Springs, CA.

Highfill, L. Roberts, J. (March 2013) Advanced Google With Educators (Six hour workshop) Presented at Computer Using Educators Annual Conference (CUE). Palm Springs, CA.

Neebe, D., Lattimer, H., Roberts, J. (November 2012).  They all have laptops. Now what?: Teaching English/language arts in age of one-to-one computing.  (Concurrent session) Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Las Vegas, NV.

Roberts, J. (November 2012) Google Forms:  Have you seen the possibilities? (Concurrent session) Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). San Marcos, CA. 

Hartman, J. Ginex-Orinion, J. McDowell, D. Moss, S. Roberts, J. Wagner, J. (November 2012) Google Certified Teachers Panel (Concurrent session) Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). San Marcos, CA. 

Roberts, J. (September 2012) I can Google that... (Concurrent session) Presented at the University Of San Diego Department of Learning and Teaching Fall Kickoff. San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (August 2012) Google Forms, Have You Seen The Possibilities? (Concurrent Session) Presented at King-Chavez Learning Conference by invitation. 

Roberts, J (July 2012) What's In Your Classroom, Google Docs: Basics and Beyond,and Picture This   (Two hour workshops) Presented at CUE Rockstar Teacher Summer Camp. Santa Ynez, CA. 

Davis, V. Lindsay, J. Roberts, J. Zeitz, L. (June 2012) Collaborative Writing and Common Core Standards in the Classroom (Concurrent session) Presented at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J. (March 2012) Google Docs (Concurrent session) Presented at the Point Loma Cluster Tech Professional Development Day. San Diego, CA. (Also co-chaired the organizing group for the day.)

Roberts, J. (December 2011) How to choose: Web 2.0 Tools For Learning (Concurrent Session) Presented at the California League of Schools Annual Conference, South. San Diego, CA. 

Fidelibus, S. LaBonte, K. Roberts J. (November 2011) Fly Me To The Moon: Making That Giant Leap into Digital Pedagogy (Concurrent Session) Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Chicago, IL.

Roberts, J. (November 2011) Google Forms:  Have you seen the possibilities? (Concurrent session) Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). San Marcos, CA. 

Roberts, J (October 2011) Get Your Classroom Online. (Concurrent session) Presented at the University Of San Diego Department of Learning and Teaching Fall Kickoff. San Diego, CA. 

Roberts, J (November 2010) Google Forms: Have You Seen The Possibilities? Presented at San Diego Computer Using Educators (SDCUE). El Cajon, CA. 

Lattimer, H. Roberts, J. (November 2010) Reading For Learning: Using Discipline Based Texts To Build Content Knowledge. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Orlando, FL. 

Roberts, J (March 2007) Writing Response Groups (Concurrent session) Presented at Promising Practices, Greater San Diego Area Teachers of English. San Diego, CA. 

Lattimer, H. Roberts, J. & DeFord, M. (November 2005). Writing for Social Action. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Pittsburgh, PA.

Learning Experiences

Though I often present, sometimes I attend events just to learn. Below is a list of my learning experiences. 

  • Ethnic Studies Oral History Workshop, March 2024
  • Google Champions Symposium, October 2023
  • Edcamp City of Angles, October 2023
  • Media Literacy AI, LACUE October 2023
  • ERWC 3.0 Update Workshop, November 2021
  • Edcamp: Powerful Learning At Home, June 2021
  • ERWC: Why Educators Must Be Race-Literate: Developing Mindfulness About Inclusion and Equity in Online Literacy Instruction, June 2020
  • ERWC: Deeper Discussions: How to Create and Sustain Meaningful Interaction in Online Discussions, April 2020. 
  • Edcamp: Powerful Learning at Home, April 2020
  • #GoOpen Summit, SDCOE, April 2020
  • San Diego Area Writing Project, 12th Annual Spring Conference, UCSD March 2019
  • San Diego Area Writing Project, Fall Into Writing, UCSD, September 2018
  • Better Together California Teachers Summit, San Diego, July 2018
  • Google Innovator Energizer, Chicago, June 2018
  • Edcamp San Diego, September 2017
  • Edcamp 619, Sweetwater High School, August 2017
  • Better Together California Teacher's Summit, Fresno Pacific University, July 2017
  • G-suite Summit, SDUSD, March 2017
  • EdCamp Leadership Summit, January 2017
  • EdCamp San Diego, October 2016
  • EdCamp 619, August 2016
  • California Teachers Summit, July 2016
  • Google Geo Teachers Institute, July 2016
  • Future Ready Symposium, University of San Diego, May 2016
  • San Diego Area Writing Project Spring Conference, March 2106
  • Carol Jago, With Rigor and Relevance, February 2016
  • San Diego Area Writing Project: Book Study November 2015-January 2016
  • Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, November 2015
  • National Council of Teachers of English, November 2015
  • Edcamp San Diego, October 2015
  • TEDx San Diego, October 2015
  • Promising Practices, October 2015
  • Edcamp San Francisco Bay August 2015
  • Rockstar Manhattan Beach August 2015
  • California Teacher Summit July 2015
  • Edsurge Los Angeles April 2015
  • CUE Annual Conference 2015
  • EdcampLA January 2015
  • TEDx San Diego November 2014
  • Edcamp San Francisco Bay August 2014
  • Edcamp Retro Encinitas August 2014
  • CUE Annual Conference March 2014 
  • EdCamp Los Angeles February 2014
  • SDCOE Innovation Day February 2014
  • California Association of Teachers of English (CATE) Annual Conference February 2014 
  • TEDxSanDiego, December 2013
  • Assembly on Literature for Adolescents,  November 2013
  • National Council Of Teachers of English, November 2013
  • San Diego Area Writing Project: Book Study, November 2013
  • Edcamp San Diego, October 2013
  • San Diego Area Writing Project: Fall Conference, September 2013
  • University Of San Diego, School of Teaching and Learning, Fall Kickoff, September 2013
  • CUE Rockstar Teacher Tech Camp, July 2013
  • International Society for Technology in Education, Annual Convention, June 2013

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