LeRoy Finkle Fellow Winner | Presentation at the National CUE Conference

This presentation was delivered in the competitive LeRoy Finkle Fellow panel presentation at the 2018 National Computer Using Educators Conference.

Audience Size: 150+

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Keynote at the California Teacher Summit

Our generation of teachers stands on the shoulders of giant educators from previous generations. Being the first generation of 21st Century educators we have a duty to share the voice of our profession in a way previously unimagined.

Audience Size: 500+


The Maker Teacher as Scientist and Artist | Keynote at the Kern Rural Residency Choose Your Own Edventure

Every teacher is required to be part scientist and part artist, however, we must always err on the side of the artist.

Audience Size: 175+

tech rodeo keynote

#KidsTeaching | Keynote at the Central Valley Tech Rodeo

This keynote presentation promoted student instructional leadership within a 21st Century learning environment. Throughout the presentation I shared engaging scholarly research, my experiences, and the practical application of children leading conference workshops, professional development, and a university course.

Audience Size: 150+

Reframing the Achievement Gap Through the Eyes of an Artist | Keynote at EdCamp Yosemite

Rather than looking at rigid boundaries as a problem, we can view these constraints as a frame. In fact, it is the boundaries of the canvas that make the artwork possible. The slidedeck included examples such as high school students rolling out technology to a fifth grade classroom via Facetime, children fixing iPads, and students publishing original VR content.

Audience Size: 50+

Conference Presentations/ Workshops/ Papers

Gonzalez, E. (2019). Kids teaching kids, university students, and teachers. International Society for Technology in Education. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Gonzalez, E., Gonzales, H., & Fambrough, R. (2019). Using Twitter Chats to Create an Online Community. CSU Symposium. Fresno, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2019). Kids teaching teachers. Keynote at the Central Valley Tech Rodeo. Orosi High School. Orosi, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2018) A math task infused with tech. Kern CUE Tech Fest. Standard Middle School. Bakersfield, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2018, June). Publishing virtual reality across the curriculum. Workshop at the International Society for Technology in Education. Chicago, Illinois.

Palloff, R., Francis, C., Green, T., Gonzalez, E. (2018, June)  EQ.EDU – Moving SEL into Higher Ed | Panel 3: Collaborative virtual community. Six Seconds. Virtual Conference.

Gonzalez, E. (2018, March). LeRoy Finkle big idea panel presentation. Presentation at the National Computer Using Educators Conference. Palm Springs, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2018, January). 3D Modeling Across the Curriculum. Workshop at Tulare County Tech Rodeo. Visalia, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, October). A super hero’s guide to 3D models, printing, and VR. Workshop at Kern CUE Tech Fest. Bakersfield, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, September). Reframing the achievement gap through the eyes of an artist. Keynote at EdCamp Yosemite. Fish Camp, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, August). Stop motion and film festivals. Workshop at Westside School Districts Training. Donald E. Subaru School in Bakersfield, California.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, July). Standing on the shoulders of giants. Keynote speaker at Better Together: California Teacher’s Summit. California State University, Bakersfield.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, June). Genius Hour 2.0. Presentation at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, April). The maker teacher as a scientist and artist. Keynote at Kern Rural Residency Choose Your Own Edventure, California State University Bakersfield.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, April). Training pre-service and in-service teachers in using project-based learning. Paper at the National Technology and Social Science Conference, Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

Gonzalez, E. (2017, March). Publishing to virtual reality with Google Cardboard. Workshop at the National CUE Conference, Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, CA. (link)

Gonzalez, E. (2016, October). Publishing to virtual reality with Google Cardboard. Presentation at the Napa CUE Conference, American Canyon High School, American Canyon, CA.

Gonzalez, E. (2016, July).Publishing to virtual reality with Google Cardboard. Presentation at Kern EdTech Summer Camp, Kern County Office of Education, Bakersfield, CA.

Gonzalez, E. (2016, July). Creating a hoax website with digital literacy. Presentation at Kern EdTech Summer Camp, Kern County Office of Education, Bakersfield, CA. (link)

Gonzalez, E. (2015, January). A 21st century education. Presentation at SCTA Full Steam Ahead, CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Gonzalez, E. (2015, January). Redefining distance education. Presentation at the Orange County CUE Conference, Serra Catholic School, Mission Viejo, CA.

Gonzalez, E. (2014, October). Using 3D models across the curriculum. Presentation at Kern Tech Fest, CSU Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA.

Gonzalez, E. (2014, September). Using the iPad to facilitate writing. Presentation at Central Valley Cue Conference, Sundale School, Tulare, CA.