Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2017-04-23
Date & Timesort descending Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
April 27, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Turtle Art (042717) CANCELED TurtleArt lets you make images with your computer. The Turtle follows a sequence of commands. You specify the sequence by... Maker Series OPEN
May 2, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Using Games, Brainteasers, and Magic to Engage Students in Problem Solving (050217) CANCELED We all have an innate desire to understand the world around us and are thus intrigued by anything that conflicts with our... Mathematics OPEN
May 3, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Unpacking systems thinking with modeling (050317) CANCELED In science, models are used to represent a system (or parts of a system) under study, to aid in the development of questions... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 4, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Coding Music (050417) Learn the principles of sound and how to code music with Sonic Pi. Sonic Pi is a musical instrument which enables exciting... Maker Series OPEN
May 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Paper Engineering (050517) Join us for a fun day of paper engineering.  Learn the the core elements of “pop-up”- basic and advance... Maker Series OPEN
May 8, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Scratch Day: Interactive Stories, Art, Simulations, and Games (050817) Coding is as a critical skill for all makers, so if you have been wanting to get started with coding or want to gain some... Maker Series OPEN
May 9, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in the Geometry Class: Fun with Pattern Blocks (050917) Pattern blocks are extremely versatile manipulatives, lending themselves to explorations in many areas of mathematics. In... Mathematics OPEN
May 10, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Arguing from Evidence (051017) Argumentation is a process for reaching agreements about explanations and design solutions. In science, reasoning and... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 11, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fraction Frenzy! (051117) Learning fractions can be fun!  In this workshop, participants will work on engaging tasks and will develop a deeper... Mathematics OPEN
May 12, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Automata (051217) Make your own mechanical sculptures or stories, known as automata, with familiar materials like cardboard. We’ll use... Maker Series OPEN
May 15, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Computer Aided Design with Tinkercad (051517) Do you have a 3D printer and not sure what to do with it?  Join us to learn how you can use CAD to make your own... Maker Series OPEN
May 16, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in the Geometry Class: Hands-on Reasoning about Polygons, Perimeter, and Area (051617) Geometry provides a rich context for genuine reasoning and problem solving. In this workshop we will use a hands-on approach... Mathematics OPEN
May 17, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Data Analysis (051717) A major practice of scientists is to organize and interpret raw data through tabulation, graphing and statistical analysis.... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 19, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Informal Algebra in elementary School (051917) Learn how young students can be encouraged to think algebraically. In this workshop the participants will solve a series of... Mathematics OPEN
May 24, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
Defining problems & designing solutions (052417) In science, asking questions and defining problems are the first steps to make sense of phenomena. Explanations to such... Next Generation Science OPEN
May 25, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sewn Circuits (052517) Sewn circuits (or e-textiles) uses conductive thread, batteries, LEDs, and mini micro-controllers to make textiles light-up... Maker Series OPEN
May 26, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bar Model/Tape Diagram as a problem solving tool (052617) The Bar Model Method is a problem solving strategy that was developed by an expert team of curriculum developers in the... Mathematics OPEN
June 1, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
NGSS & Assessments (060117) Learn how to unpack the Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products (EQuIP) rubric. NGSS requires an... Next Generation Science OPEN
June 5, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Minecraft (060517) Minecraft is an amazing tool for learning what your students are already using.  Learn about common activities, games... Maker Series OPEN
June 7, 2017
9:30 am to 2:30 pm
NGSS & Technology Integration (060717) Infusing quality STEM multimedia resources (simulations, interactives, video games, etc.) into your classroom is one easy... Next Generation Science OPEN
June 8, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in Mathematics (060817) Becoming a good problem solver is arguably the ultimate reason for studying mathematics! In this workshop we discuss the... Mathematics OPEN
June 9, 2017
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introduction to Robotics: Rubacon (060917) Robotics has become so popular that there are a ton of robotics programs and kit out there today. How do you know what is...
FYI:
Rubacon is a competition of 'bad' robots.
Maker Series OPEN