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Interactive webinar: Girls (and Boys) and STEM

FETC and Edchat Interactive are hosting a series of interactive webinars leading up to the FETC 2017 conference in Orlando (Jan 25- 27, 2017). Sylvia Martinez will be leading the conversation on January 12, 2017 (5PM PST/8PM EST).

Register here for Girls (and Boys) and STEM

Join us as we explore how to make sure STEM opportunities are open for all.

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ISACS 2016 – Independent Schools Association of the Central States

Sylvia Martinez will be a featured speaker presenting on Girls and STEM, Makerspaces, and Making in Education.

NOVEMBER 3 – 4, 2016

Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH

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Invent to Learn workshops Melbourne August 2016

Gary and Sylvia will facilitate a series of workshops:

Sunday 21 August, all day. Invent To Learn with STEM

Mon 22 August, all day: Invent to Learn, Melbourne Museum

Tue 23 August, all day: Girls and STEM / Wearable technology, Scienceworks

Thu 25 August,

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Summer STEAM and Arts Online Conference (Sylvia)

The Connectivity Online Arts Integration and STEAM Conference is about Arts Integration and STEAM with practical tips, resources, and strategies you need to integrate the arts with STEM and other content areas K-12.

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Programmable Toys for the iPad

Tickle, a dialect of Scratch for the iPad created by Taiwanese computer science professor Mike Chen, has a very special secret sauce. While Tickle allows users to create animations, games, and stories in a Scratch-like fashion (with an orca replacing the cat), it’s real magic lies in an ability to make a variety of bluetooth-enabled toys and devices programmable by kids on an iPad.

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Four Day-long Invent To Learn Workshops

Gary Stager will lead day-long Invent To Learn workshops for the Victoria Department of Education in four locations across the state of Victoria.

Details to follow.

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Coming to Perth with a Reggio Emilia Twist!

I am thrilled to be bringing a day of making, tinkering, engineering, and personal expression to Perth, Western Australia this June.

Best of all, the workshop is a partnership with the State Teachers’ Union of Western Australia (I’m a huge fan of organized labor) and the learning adventure is being held at the Remida WA Creative Reuse Center!

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