Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2018-12-18
Date & Time Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
January 8, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Using Games to Engage Students in Problem Solving (Grades 5-9) (#010819) We will explore number games, brainteasers and magic tricks that provide a fun, engaging environment for genuine thinking... Mathematics OPEN
January 11, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
PI 101: Introduction to Raspberry PI *** Friday (#011119) In this hands-on introduction to using Raspberry Pi, you will learn how to get started with the Pi, some creative ways to... Maker Series OPEN
January 15, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in Mathematics (Grades 3-8) (#150119) Becoming a good problem solver is arguably the ultimate reason for studying mathematics! In this workshop we discuss the... Mathematics OPEN
January 17, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sewn Circuits and Digital Fabrication (#011719) We will be making light up Valentine's Day themed projects that you can take back to the classroom.  In this hands-... Maker Series OPEN
January 22, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Struggles With Fraction (Grades 3-6) (#220119) A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school... Mathematics OPEN
January 24, 2019
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
PI 102: Command Line, Python and Web Serving *** Date/Time Change (#011819) This workshop will help participants leverage the Raspberry PI as a web server for various projects in their classroom.... Maker Series OPEN
January 29, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Informal Algebra in the Elementary School (Grades 3-6) (#290119) Learn how young students can be encouraged to think algebraically. In this workshop the participants will solve a series of... Mathematics OPEN
February 5, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Manipulatives in the Geometry Class: Fun with Pattern Blocks and Geoboards (Grades 6-10) (#020519) In this workshop we will use pattern blocks and geoboards to explore questions related to polygons, area and perimeter, and... Mathematics OPEN
February 7, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Computer Vision Kit : Introduction to Machine Learning *** $199 (#020719) Explore how computers see and understand what they see while we play with computer vision. Participants will build and setup... Maker Series OPEN
February 21, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introductory Micro:bit Robotics: R/C Artbot (#022119) Using common materials, we will create a primitive micro:bit robot that draws.  With a second micro:bit, we will create... Maker Series OPEN
February 26, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem-based Learning: Focus on Fractions (grades 3-6) (#260219) Fractions and solving word problems are two of the most common areas that students struggle with. How can we build on... Mathematics OPEN
March 5, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
A Sense-Making Approach to Computational Algorithms (grades 2-5) (#050319) Computational fluency is vital to one’s success in more advanced math classes, such as Algebra and above. Sadly, many... Mathematics OPEN
March 7, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Autobotz: Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles (#030719) This workshop is an overview of machine learning and digital fabrication techniques involved with modifying an off the shelf... Maker Series OPEN
March 14, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Scratch & Makey Makey Carnival Project (#031419) In this workshop, we will start with learning how to work with Scratch and Makey Makey to create a desktop fun... Maker Series OPEN
March 19, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Role of Visualization and Bar Modeling in Problem Solving (Grades 2-6) (#190319) In this workshop we examine visualization as a powerful tool to promote conceptual understanding and explore how it can be... Mathematics OPEN
March 21, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Designing for the Vinyl Cutter: Introduction to Digital Fabrication (#032119) The desktop cutter is a great elementary and fun introduction to the world of digital fabrication.  Learn how to... Maker Series OPEN
March 28, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sewn Circuits and Digital Fabrication (#032819)  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of electronics sewing, electronic circuits and... Maker Series OPEN