Virtual Training

Virtual one hour training  guides teachers through each tool’s functions, demonstrate the basics of how to use them, and show how they can fit effectively and sensibly in a blended classroom setting.


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Introduction to Sphero BOLT – Striking way to learn and play


Teachers will learn:

For computer science (CS) to be engaging for all learners, educators must consider the academic, career, and social and emotional learning of their students. This requires savvy lessons that focus on equity, incorporate sound teaching strategies, and use edtech creatively. Join this FREE webinar to get tips, resources, and actionable steps to help you level up both your virtual and face-to-face lessons by focusing on equity and SEL in tandem with CS.

November 18, 2020

Introduction to RVR – The Go-Anywhere, Do-Anything Robot! 


Teachers will learn:

Exploration: Sphero RVR – Introduction to motors,  toque, 

color recognition, light sensor, IR

Connecting third party hardware, such as a Raspberry Pi, 

Arduino, or micro:bit and adding littleBits

Introduction to coding with the Sphero EDU App

New Activities for Social Distance Learning 

Cleaning and Disinfecting

October 23, 2020

Introduction to littleBits – The Ultimate STEAM Learning


Teachers will learn:

The littleBits electronic modules and how to use them in electronic projects

Sample projects and STEM

New Activities for Social Distance Learning

Cleaning and Disinfecting.

October 21, 2020

Introduction to Makey Makey


This webinar is designed to get you up and running with the Makey Makey --everything from what the board is, to installing it, to using it.

Teachers will learn:

What is the Makey Makey? -- What's what on the Makey Makey board?

Installing the Makey Makey  -- How to connect the board, and install it. Extra focus on Windows, which requires a driver be installed.

Making Your First Key -- How to use banana cables to create your first MaKey MaKey button.

Resources and Going Further -- Links to inspire and educate.

November 12, 2020

micro: bits in the Classroom

Int his webinar you will learn about the Micro Bit as an open source hardware ARM-

based embedded system 

Teachers will learn:

Introduction to hardware and sensors on the micro:bit

The basic programming concepts like loops, logic, variable, and math operations in the MakeCode Block editor and micro:bit App

Understanding peripherals on the BBC Micro:bit, like the LED Matrix, the button, the

accelerometer, the compass, and the Radio. You will also learn  the concept of serial

communication

Sample STEM projects for blended learning

Cleaning and Disinfecting

October 30, 2020

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