Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating making into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.
Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive makers environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !
Audience: All K-12 Educators
Workshop Code: S18001
Dates: Monday July 24, 2017
From: 9:00 to: 3:00
Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.
Instructor: Michelle Wendt
Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
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