Take your Edison use to the next level! If you have already met Edison and you are looking at how to better engage students with the various levels of coding and engineering options, then this is the right follow up workshop. Bring a laptop and ONE Edison robot with you to learn more about EdBlocks and EdScratch coding apps. There will also be a chance to explore coding with Python for those that want to jump to the highest level of coding with Edison. Then, you can engineer with Edison using the EdCreate kit which allows you to build EdTank, EdDigger, EdRoboClaw, EdCrane, and EdPrinter. (https://meetedison.com/edcreate/) The STEMAZing Kit (valued at about $80) for this workshop includes a SECOND Edison Robot and an EdCreate kit!
Audience: Teachers who have already attended a Meet Edison STEMAZing Workshop and/or have their own Edison robots for classroom use
You are expected to bring a laptop computer and ONE Edison robot with you to the workshop. If you do not yet have an Edison robot but would like to attend, please reach out to DaNel Hogan discuss options.
Facilitators: Michael Griffith from the UA College of Education and Sherrie Dennis from DeGrazia Middle School
Location: Pima County School Superintendent's Office - 200 N Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
Parking: Parking will be validated in either the Public Works or Public Service County Parking Garages. Map will be sent prior to workshop.
Course Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
Cost: $25 includes STEMAZing kit, continental breakfast, and lunch.
Time: Breakfast and check-in starts at 8:00 am. Workshop begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm.
This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Workshop Series. The STEMAZing Project’s philosophy on teacher professional development is simple: It must be hands-on and engaging – putting the educators in the seat of the students to experience STEM lessons firsthand. It must provide the educators with the equipment and supplies they need to implement the lessons and activities in their classrooms the next day if they choose. It must be facilitated by master educators who have themselves been in the classroom.
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Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class. Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund. Cancellations can be emailed to: AR@schools.pima.gov. No refunds will be given for “no shows.” If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.