Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2019-07-18
Date & Time Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
August 1, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fact Fluency Matters! (K-5) How important is fact fluency and why do so many students struggle to master it? In this workshop, we examine the... Mathematics OPEN
August 6, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #1 A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school... Mathematics OPEN
August 7, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #2 A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school... Mathematics OPEN
August 8, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #3 A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school... Mathematics OPEN
August 12, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Desmos Come enjoy a full day workshop where we will explore all of the free tools Desmos has to offer:  graphing calculator,... Mathematics OPEN
August 13, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem Solving in Mathematics (3-8) Becoming a good problem solver is arguably the ultimate reason for studying mathematics! In this workshop, we discuss the... Mathematics OPEN
August 14, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cool Arduino for Non-Coders Do you like to tinker and make, but are intimidated by coding? Learn how to use Arduinos to do just about anything without... Maker Series OPEN
August 15, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Let's Talk About Number Talks (K-8) One great way to promote number sense and to encourage mathematical discourse in the classroom is to incorporate number... Mathematics OPEN
August 21, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Low Cost STEM Engage your students with projects that cost less than $2/product and use [mostly] everyday materials.  Follow the... Maker Series OPEN
August 28, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Intro to Laser Cutting: Design & Fabrication Learn the basics of 2D design and how to fabricate products out of wood, acrylic, or cardboard.  The hands-on... Maker Series OPEN
September 18, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Engineering Design Through Children's Literature In this workshop you will learn about how to enhance K-5 students' understanding of science through engineering... Next Generation Science OPEN
September 18, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Designing for the Vinyl Cutter The desktop cutter is a great elementary and fun introduction to the world of digital fabrication.  Learn how to design... Maker Series OPEN
September 24, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Promoting Student Engagement (3-8) Student engagement in the classroom is typically measured by behavioral and cognitive characteristics but, to a great degree... Mathematics OPEN
September 25, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Basic Woodworking Tour the Makerspace woodshop and learn how to safely use and maintain a table saw, compound miter saw, planer, jointer,... Maker Series OPEN
September 26, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Number Sense and Operations (K-5) In the absence of a strong number sense, children have great difficulties in developing the foundation necessary for even... Mathematics OPEN
September 30, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Desmos Come enjoy a full day workshop where we will explore all of the free tools Desmos has to offer:  graphing calculator,... Mathematics OPEN
October 8, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fact Fluency Matters! (K-5) How important is fact fluency and why do so many students struggle to master it? In this workshop, we examine the... Mathematics OPEN
October 15, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #1 Workshop Series: The Struggles with Fractions (Grades 3- 6) A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the... Mathematics OPEN
October 16, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
(halloween project option) Sewn Circuits In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of electronics sewing, electronic circuits, and how to use a Lily... Maker Series OPEN
October 22, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #2 Workshop Series: The Struggles with Fractions (Grades 3- 6) A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the... Mathematics OPEN
October 23, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
DIY Bluetooth Speaker This project guides you through the basics of wiring/soldering the components necessary to make a bluetooth speaker with a... Maker Series OPEN
October 29, 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Struggles with Fraction (3-6) - Workshop #3 Workshop Series: The Struggles with Fractions (Grades 3- 6) A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the... Mathematics OPEN
October 30, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Makey Makey In this workshop, we will learn how to work with Scratch and Makey Makey to create a variety of fun, interactive projects... Maker Series OPEN
November 5, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Algebraic Thinking in the Elementary School (K-5) Learn how young students can be encouraged to think algebraically. In this workshop, the participants will solve a series of... Mathematics OPEN
November 6, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cool Arduino for Non-Coders Do you like to tinker and make, but are intimidated by coding? Learn how to use Arduinos to do just about anything without... Maker Series OPEN

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