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Professional Development Series
“Make”ing it Possible

The Maker Movement is “Making” its way into educational settings across the country. Our “Make”ing it possible modules include workshops for the very beginner to those wanting to add to their Makerspace. Learn new technologies to incorporate, or catch up on the latest with the Maker movement.

“Make”ing it Possible
Unless otherwise noted, workshops are full day 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Some workshops are offered multiple times. Choose the date that works best for you.
 

 

Coding in the Classroom 101
Not sure what all the buzz is about with coding and programing? Never thought of yourself as someone who could program, or integrate these concepts within your curriculum? Then this workshop is for you! Come learn exactly what is meant by coding, and see examples of how it used in the classroom. You will discover several free online resources for coding including Scratch, LOGO, Edublocks, Earsketch, RoboBlockly and more. Find the one that is right for you and spend time learning to create your first few programs. Leave with a new understanding of Coding, how it can benefit your students,and unleash the secret programmer in you! 

Audience: All K-8 educators.  Previous Experience: None required.

$125 per attendee

Wednesday, Nov. 8 • 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
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Makey Makey—Invention Literacy for Educators
Taught by a certified Makey Makey Training Partner, the Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop for Educators is a fun hands-on learning experience where you'll learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey invention kit. We'll explore how to teach circuits and conductivity using Makey Makeys and then put our skills to use designing your own inventions! Participants learn best practices and gain access to a multimedia training website that can be used later when working with your students or training others. Participants walk away with a FREE Makey Makey and certificate of completion.

$125 per attendee

Tuesday, Nov. 28 • 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
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