Workshop Offerings

E.g., 2018-09-24
Date & Time Workshop Descriptions Workshop Category Status Action
October 12, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Struggles with Fractions (3-6) A lack of a deep conceptual understanding of fractions at the elementary level can be a serious impediment to high school... Mathematics OPEN
October 17, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Autobotz: Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles (#101718) Join us in this quick hands-on overview of machine learning and digital fabrication. Participants will get to drive and... Maker Series OPEN
October 19, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fact Fluency Matters! Let’s Add and Multiply. (K-4) How important is fact fluency and why do so many students struggle to master it? In this workshop we examine the... Mathematics OPEN
October 23, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Engaged Learner in Science- NGSS In Action (#102318) Explore research-proven pedagogical models that best support NGSS, including Project Based Learning (PBL), Universal Design... Next Generation Science OPEN
October 24, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Raspberry Pi 102 (#102418) Create a web server using a Raspberrry Pi.  Participants will get exposure to command line and Python Maker Series OPEN
October 26, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Higher-order Thinking in the Math Class (grades 7-12) We often hear that higher-order thinking is necessary for being successful on PARCC as well as in life after school. What is... Mathematics OPEN
October 31, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wearable Halloween Costumes (#103118) Sewn circuits (or e-textiles) uses conductive thread, batteries, LEDs, and mini micro-controllers to make textiles light-up... Maker Series OPEN
November 2, 2018
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
November 6, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Phenomenon in the NGSS class (#110618) What are phenomena? Why are they important for implementing NGSS? Workshop explores explore how you can use phenomena to... Next Generation Science OPEN
November 7, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Vision Kit: Introduction to Machine Learning** (#110718)  Explore how computers see and understand what they see. Participants will be build and setup a custom vision kit as a... Maker Series OPEN
November 13, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Analyzing and Developing 3-Dimensional Assessment in the NGSS Classroom (#111318) Unpack the anatomy of NGSS assessments. Understand the critical elements that need to be integrated and addressed in... Next Generation Science OPEN
November 14, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Introduction to Arudino (#111418) Join us as we learn about basic electronics and Arduino programming,  We will be wiring electronic components and... Maker Series OPEN
November 16, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Problem-based Learning: Focus on Fractions (grades 3-6) Fractions and solving word problems are two of the most common areas that students struggle with. How can we build on... Mathematics OPEN
November 30, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Using Games to Engage Students in Problem Solving (Grades 5-9) We will explore number games, brainteasers and magic tricks that provide a fun, engaging environment for genuine thinking... Mathematics OPEN
December 6, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Claims, Evidence & Reasoning (CER) strategies to improve student learning in NGSS classrooms (#120618) Help students practice CER to enrich their science learning experience.  The strategy prepares students to identify... Next Generation Science OPEN
December 7, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Technology in the Math Class (grades 7-12) This workshop will explore how new digital applications and websites may be used in the math classroom to offer... Mathematics OPEN
December 21, 2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Measure it Up! (K-5) We tend to focus on teaching how to measure rather than what it means to measure. In this workshop, we discuss the big ideas... Mathematics OPEN