ADVERTISEMENT
Our Kids logo

Camp session: Educator Session - Creating a STEAM/Makerspace in Classroom 1.0 (Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT)
Message the camp (optional)
Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT

Educator Session - Creating a STEAM/Makerspace in Classroom 1.0

Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT  []


Wondering what “Makerspace” is all about?  This introductory session will include how to create a Maker environment in your class, school or commons.  Curriculum connections will be addressed in all topics.

  • 3D printing
  • Basic circuitry activities – paper and sewn circuits, squishy circuits
  • Technological problem solving – design and build, basic tool use
  • MakeyMakey and Scratch, Robotics devices, coding overview
  • Introduction to Green Screen technology
  • Other topics as interested

 

UOIT Faculty of Education Summer Workshops focus on three man areas:

  • Coding and Minecraft in the Classroom
  • LEGO Robotics
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)

Workshops provide teachers with the background they need to integrate these topics into their classrooms. Through hands-on, open-ended inquiry projects, participants will learn engineering concepts, and the connection between STEAM disciplines. Associated pedagogy/educational theory will be covered. The workshops are open to any Kindergarten to Grade 12 teacher, informal education providers, and volunteers or industry members interested in learning about Coding, Minecraft, STEAM and/or LEGO engineering.

Participants will:

  • Learn about the design process.
  • Explore the educational pedagogy and theory of using hands-on STEAM projects.
  • Investigate how to integrate other curriculum areas (math, science and literacy) through engineering-based projects.
  • Discuss and develop classroom management strategies.

Participants will leave with:

  • A collection of integrated classroom activities and lesson ideas.
  • Access to a website for sharing ideas.
  • Comfort level with Coding. Minecraft, STEAM and/or LEGO Robotics in the classroom.

Equipment:

  • Laptops, all LEGO kits and STEAM materials will be available during the workshop. Teachers may choose to bring their own computer and LEGO kits if they prefer, so they can take away models at the end of the session.

Request information

Session Details:
Type:
Day Camp
Specialization:
Science (multi)
Age (Gender):
19 (Coed)
Special needs support:
No

Contact Camp:
Phone:
click to view number
Camp website:

Session Dates & Locations:

LocationDateCost
Oshawa, ON
UOIT, 2000 Simcoe Street North
TBD TBD

Activities:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Engineering
Nature/Environment
Robotics
Technology
Video Game/Web Design
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive




Our Kids logo

Camp session: (Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT)
Date:
Location:
Message the camp (optional)
Our Kids logo

Go back to profile

Disclaimer: Information presented on this page may be paid advertising provided by the advertisers [schools/camps/programs] and is not warranted or guaranteed by OurKids.net or its associated websites. See Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Our Kids ™ © 2019 All right reserved.

Sign up to receive our exclusive eNews twice a month.
You can withdraw consent by unsubscribing anytime.
Name
Email
verification image, type it in the box
Our Kids From Our Kids, Canada’s trusted source for private schools, camps, and extracurriculars.