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Meet the Makers: Making A Case for Making in the Classroom (Sylvia keynote)
February 6, 2014
Immerse yourself in everything “maker” at this hands-on, activity-packed day designed for teachers, administrators, educational support personnel and parents. Bring STEM to life in your project-based classroom and STEAM your students to academic success. Brought to you in partnership with Tech Ed Services, Inc. and Deezmaker 3D Printers & Hackerspace.
Who should attend?
Teachers • STEM, STEAM & GATE Directors • Principals • Volunteers • Parents • After School Personnel
Making transforms the way we work and learn (and it’s fun). “Makers” celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the do-it-yourself mindset. Bring the Maker Movement to your own local STEM initiatives. This workshop will get you up and running and/or advance your skills to design and implement activities and opportunities that get students tinkering, exploring, inventing, playing and making.
What will you learn, make and do?
- Participate in a Cardboard Challenge
- Experience 3D Printing
- Get Started with “Maker Mondays”
- Learn How to Organize Innovation Days in Your Classroom
- School and/or District
- Resources to Help You Find Funding
- Network with Other Makers
- Learn How to Get Started and How to Create a Maker Space on a Shoestring Budget
$189 per person or $169 per person for teams of 3 or more from the same school or district. Fees include continental breakfast, luncheon buffet, snacks, materials, resources and chances to win fun stuff.
https://www.inventivethinkers.org/events.html Register by check, credit card, or purchase order. Registration closes January 31, 2014 or when capacity is reached.