2018 boot camp schedule

“36 IN 6” 

Explore 36 MakerSpace Activities in 6 Playground Sessions!

Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 1

Tuesday

   PD Hours
 8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Breakfast 
Opening Remarks/Schedule of the Day
 .5
 8:30 - 8:50 
 8:50 - 11:30
 Informational Session #1: So you want to start a makerspace? Sheri and Shannon's Top 20 Tips, Tricks & Picks 
 Playground #1: Circuitry
 3
 11:30 - 12:30  Lunch  
 12:30 - 12:50
 12:50 - 3:30
 Information Session #2: Combining Literature & Maker Activities
 Playground #2: Engineering/Strategy
3
 3:30 - 4:00 "Pick a Product" .5
  TOTAL CTLE 7


Through two hands-on playgrounds (Circuitry & Engineering/Strategy), participants will learn about 12 different Makerspace products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces and were not showcased last year. Participants will gain insight and understanding through two brand new informational sessions: a) So you want to start a Makerspace? Sheri & Shannon’s Top 20 Tips, Tricks & Picks and b) Combining Literature & Maker Activities.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: 
  • Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12
  • Apply appropriate tips, tricks & top picks for designing Makerspaces to meet the needs in their library or classroom
  • Demonstrate how literature and making can be combined to ignite a love of reading and making with students
  • Make purchasing decisions regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products

Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 2

Wednesday


 PD Hours
 8:00 - 8:30  Registration & Breakfast
 Opening Remarks/Schedule of the Day
 .5
 8:30 - 8:50 
 8:50 - 11:30
 Informational Session #3: What in the world is computational thinking?
 Playground #3: Fabrication with Tech
 3
 11:30 - 12:30  Lunch  
 12:30 - 12:50
 12:50 - 3:30
 Information Session #4: Makerspaces - What the research tells us 
 Playground #4: Coding (Plugged & Unplugged)
3
 3:30 - 4:00 "Pick a Product" .5
  TOTAL CTLE 7

Through two hands-on playgrounds (Fabrication with Tech & Coding), participants will learn about 12 different Makerspace products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces and were not showcased last year. Participants will gain insight and understanding through two brand new informational sessions: a) What in the world is computational thinking? And b) Makerspaces - What the research tells us. 

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: (e.g., read, develop, demonstrate, practice, etc.)
  • Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.
  • Explain Computational Thinking and how it applies to problem solving
  • Explain current research on the effects of makerspaces and student outcomes 
  • Make purchasing decisions regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products
Makerspace Boot Camp - Day 3
Thursday
     PD Hours
 8:00 - 8:30 Registration & Breakfast 
Opening Remarks/Schedule of the Day
 .5
 8:30 - 8:50 
 8:50 - 11:30
 Informational Session #5: Makerspace as a conduit for talent development
 Playground #5: Robotics
 3
 11:30 - 12:30  Lunch  
 12:30 - 12:50
 12:50 - 3:30
 Information Session #6: Getting what you need: Funding, loaners, online giveaways & free downloads
 Playground #6: S.A.M. (Science, Art, Math)
3
 3:30 - 4:00
 "Pick a Product"
 Wrap it Up - Closing Thoughts, Evaluations, Giveaways
.5
  TOTAL CTLE 7

Through two hands-on playgrounds (Robotics & S.A.M. Science, Art, Math), participants will learn about 12 different Makerspace products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces and were not showcased last year. Participants will gain insight and understanding through two brand new informational sessions: a) Makerspaces as a conduit for Talent Development and b) Getting what you need: funding, loaners, online giveaways & free downloads.

ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL KNOW AND BE ABLE TO: 
  • Develop maker style learning experiences appropriate for students in grades PK-12.
  • Explain how Makerspaces can be a conduit for Talent Development 
  • Develop a plan to getting what you need for your own Makerspace.
  • Make purchasing decisions regarding appropriate making and makerspace supplies and products

Total CTLE Hours 21

Products to be explored (Coming Soon!)

 Circuitry  Engineering/Strategy Fabrication with tech Coding (Plugged and Unplugged)

 
S.A.M. (Science, Art, Math) Robots and robotics
Circuit Scribe Maker Classroom Kit

eBlox Circuit Builder 120

Electricity Master Lab

Lectrify Circuit Craft Kit 
Make and Take sponsored by Lectrify

Strictly Briks Traps and Gaps Set

Death Star Electronics Lab

Chibitronics Love to Code

Kids First Aircraft Engineer

ThinkFun Laser Chess

Mechanical Engineering: Robotic Arms

ThinkFun Roller Coaster Challenge

Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers

Turing Tumble



Easi-Scope Digital Microscope

littleBits Hall of Fame Kits

Microduino mPie

Lectrify Pizza Racer
Make and Take sponsored by Lectrify

SAM Labs Classroom Kit/Team Kit

Soldering Station Make and Take sponsored by OPALs
 Code Car

CodeGamer

Phiro Robot

ThinkFun //Code Programming Series

CoderBunnyz

KIBO Robot Kit
Blendy Pens Jumbo Kit

Catapults & Crossbows

Gyroscopes & Flywheels

Kids First Physics Lab

Physics Workshop

Sketch Kit 
 Cue

Dash & Dot Learn to Code Curriculum Pack

EdCreate Edison Robot Creators Kit

meeperBOT 2.0

Pro-Bot

Maze-O STEM Starter Kit

Robotics Smart Machines




Within each Playground Session, there will be (6) 25 minute Stations. Rotating basis each 25 minutes. Each attendee will receive a packet complete with product pages that will give them all the information about each product (What, Where to get, How much, Age Level, Description and Ease of Use).