Chched MakerEd Event

Come and take part in a range of hands-on workshops led by Christchurch teachers. This event will give you a number of simple ways to incorporate "Making" into your teaching and learning programmes. This event really is "by teachers, for teachers!"

When: Wednesday 29 July
Time: 4.30- 6.30pm
Where: The Innovation Centre, St Margaret's School, Winchester St
Cost: $10 to cover materials and refreshments

Please deposit $10 into the following account, ensuring your full name is in the details.

02- 0865- 0415985- 001

Please register and pay for this event by Thursday 23rd July 2015


45 minute Workshops- You will choose one from Group A and one from Group B

Group A- (Choose One)
Coding with Paul Sibson (Fendalton School)- Paul will provide information surrounding how Code Club is running at Fendalton School, including the introduction of digital badges for students. He will give teachers an opportunity to have a go at a basic Scratch project that can be used at upper Primary.

Beebots with Liz Fairhall (Selwyn House)- Liz will demonstrate ways to incorporate Beebot robots into your literacy, numeracy and inquiry programmes in this hands-on workshop.

Makey Makey with Nathan Maclennan (Breens Intermediate)- Nathan will provide a hands on experience with the MaKey MaKey and provide ideas about how this tech can be incorporated in your teaching and learning programmes. So much fun!

Papertronics with Sarah Coursey (St Margaret's)- Paper-based electronics for creative expression. Sarah will use copper tape, LED and a battery to bling up a simple greetings card. A hands on practical session for teachers to have a go!


Group B- (Choose One)
3D Design and Printing with Linda Chong (St Margaret's)- Linda will take teachers through 3D design using Tinkercad and have them design and print a keyring.

Advanced Scratch with Blake Luffy (Amuri Area School) - Blake will lead you through a workshop on incorporating Scratch into the secondary curriculum and for advanced Scratch users in upper primary.

Robotics in your Maths Programme with Jill Pears (Sumner School)- Jill will lead you in this hands-on workshop full of ideas for using robotics to teach maths concepts.

Circuitry with Liz Fairhall (Selwyn House)- Liz will share ways to use squishy circuits and etextiles in your teaching and learning programmes to teach the science of circuitry.

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