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Friday, September 15
 

1:00pm

Hack Your Way into Coding and the MakerEd Movement
Amazing tools, materials, software and hardware await K-12 students in being part of the latest technological and creative educational revolution. From digital fabrication to recycled construction, teachers can bring a different kind of active learning into the classroom. This session will focus on the resources and lesson ideas needed to set up and/or maintain a Tinkerlab/Coding Club/Makerspace.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Lakusta

Nicole Lakusta

Curriculum Educational Technology Facilitator, PSD70
Nicole Lakusta is the Curriculum Educational Technology Facilitator with Parkland School Division. Over the past 20 years, she has combined her knowledge and skills in technology integration with the implementation of curriculum, instruction and assessment. In her previous capacities... Read More →


Friday September 15, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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2:15pm

Think Outside the Box
Looking for something different and exciting in your classroom? Breakout EDU is engaging learning games for ALL ages that teaches critical thinking skills, problem-solving and teamwork based on real world challenges that ignite a passion to problem solve collaboratively. You will have the opportunity to learn more about these challenges during this session and to gain a better understanding of how these could be used in a classroom (or with staff) as a way to develop 21st Century skills and competencies. Come experience this for yourself, prior to using this with students or staff.

Speakers
avatar for Marica McWhinnie

Marica McWhinnie

Assistant Principal, Terrace Ridge School; Wolf Creek Public Schools
Marica has worked with Wolf Creek Public Schools for 14 years and has been an AISI Leader, Instructional Coach, Technology Coach and Learning Coach over the past 10 years. Marica has experience working with students from Kindergarten to Grade Seven and has moved a school from a small... Read More →


Friday September 15, 2017 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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