Buckeye Educational Systems will be at Liberty Center on April 20th (Friday) for an event entitled "Creating Student Makerspaces" the goal for the day is to expose administrators and teachers to the rapidly expanding technology tools used in a modern makerspace including hands-on access to 3D Printers, 3D Carving, Subtractive Prototyping Machines, Vinyl Printer/Cutters, Laser Engravers/Cutters. BES will host sessions to see demonstrations of these technologies with plenty of time for participants to make something themselves.
There will also be sessions covering a wide variety of topics for engaging student makers. Here is a list of topics and descriptions:
· Industry Credentials that count for the new graduation requirements including Solidworks CSWA Exam, MSSC Certified Production Technician and others will be discussed.
· Design Technology PBL Program that is approved and being used for the new Middle School CTE requirement. This is a STEM based career program that exposes the students to up to 20 pathways in a series of 3-week courses for grades 6-10. It also includes a full digital content of K-12 science actively linked to the Ohio Science Learning Standards.
· Inventorcloud is a K-12 cloud-based content that includes full semesters courses, mini projects, camps, competitions and much more that even gives you virtual access to a state of the art makerspace called Edison’s Digital Workplace in Youngstown, Ohio. Students complete projects and then make them on the devices in Youngtown and then they are shipped free of charge to your school.
The event will run throughout the day from 8:30-4:00 and lunch will be provided.