Special Registration STEMapalooza Workshops
*All of these sessions are available by pre-registration only. Registration opens May 1st!
Level-Up: Phenomenal Teaching and Learning in Your School Yard
By: Scott Feille
K-5 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Session offered two different days (choose one)
Join Out Teach for an interactive and engaging session, exploring how to anchor STEM instruction in outdoor phenomena and integrate disciplinary literacy through argumentation from evidence. Portions of this session will take place outside, so dress with that in mind!
Triple Educator Workshop: Projects Learning Tree, Wild and Wet
*OPEN TO COBB COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES ONLY*
By: Heather Brasell, Randy Taylor, & Julie Garrett
K-8 | 2 days x 6 hours/day
Must attend BOTH sessions
Tuesday, 6/18/19 (9:00-3:00)
Wednesday, 6/19/19 (9:00-3:00)
This workshop provides training for educators in Project Learning Tree, Project Wild and Project Wet.These are national programs that enhance your teaching skills and comfort teaching outdoors – in urban, suburban, or rural environments. Lessons are multi-disciplinary, hands-on and aligned with state standards. Put the materials to use right away in your own classroom, playground, or nature center!
Makey Makey Circuit Kits!
By: Alexa Dean
3-5 | 50-minute session
Offered two different times (choose one):
10:00-10:50 AM--SOLD OUT; WAITING LIST STARTED
In this hands-on session, we will experiment with Makey Makey circuit kits. Learn how to use a Makey Makey, explore the web-based apps that allow you to interact with your Makey Makey, and learn lesson ideas and strategies to implement Makey Makey kits with your students. 5th grade electricity standards fit best with Makey Makeys, but session will explore other ways to use Makey Makey kits with younger students as well. Best for students in grades 3+. Attend this session and leave with your very own FREE Makey Makey kit!
*Session attendees should bring their laptops in order to experiment during the session.
Intro to Drones for Education
By: Alexa Dean
Are you wondering how you use drones with students in your classroom? Interested in starting a drone club or a drone team? Or do you just want to learn more about how drones can be used in an educational capacity? This session will dive into drone basics, including future STEM/STEAM-based drone careers, rules to know before you fly, and simulator and drone flight practice. Session attendees will receive their very own FREE Parrot Mambo drone to take back to their classroom!
*Session attendees must have the FreeFlight Mini (by Parrot) app downloaded on a phone or tablet.