Makey Makey In a Day

In this fun, hands-on workshop you will learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey invention kit used by educators in all 50 states and around the world. This workshop is perfect for K-12 classroom teachers, technology professionals, and afterschool staff. 

Learn best practices and gain access to a multimedia training website that you can use later when you train others or teach the students you serve. Lead trainer options are available. Contact the instructor if you are interested. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: July 16, 2019 (July 9, 2019 if you will also need a Makey Makey kit)

Course Details

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Audience Educators
Level Any
Instructor Audra Kaplan
Date Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
Time 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Earn  5 PDPs 
Location EDCO Collaborative, 36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA
MassCUE Member Cost $150 ($199 with Makey Makey Kit)
Non-Member Cost $190 ($239 with Makey Makey Kit)
Limit 25 Participants
Prerequisites Makey Makey Kit (your own or purchase with registration) Laptop with a charger. (Tablets will not work.) Regardless of the kind of laptop used, it must have non restricted Internet access & a USB “type A” port or adapter to connect laptop to the Makey Makey device. 

Audra Kaplan

Audra is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Makey Makey Certified Trainer, Digital Learning Coach and Computer Science teacher for the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, and Co-President of CS Teachers Greater Boston chapter. She also an online graduate instructor for Ed Technology Specialists and Andrews University. Audra holds a Master’s Degree from Lesley University in Educational Technology, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Southern Connecticut State University. She is conference presenter across New England, as well as in New York. When away from school Ms. Kaplan enjoys spending time with her family, co-leading a Girl Scout troop, learning new things, and exploring the world.  Follow her on twitter @AudraKaplan. 

 

 

This course supports the following Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science standards:  

K-2.CAS.b.2    Demonstrate responsible use of computers, peripheral devices, and resources as outlined in school rules
K-2.DTC.a.1    Operate a variety of digital tools (e.g., open/close, find, save/print, navigate, use input/output devices)
K-2.DTC.a.2    Identify, locate, and use letters, numbers, and special keys on a keyboard
K-2.DTC.a.3    Create a simple digital artifact
K-2.DTC.a.4    Use appropriate digital tools individually and collaboratively to create, review, and revise simple artifacts that include text, images and audio
K-2.DTC.b.1    Collaboratively use digital tools and media resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains
K-2.DTC.b.3    Use a variety of digital tools to present information to others
3-5.CAS.b.1    Demonstrate responsible use of computers, peripheral devices, and resources as outlined in school rules (Acceptable Use Policy [AUP])
3-5.CAS.b.3    Explain the guidelines for the fair use of downloading, sharing, or modifying of digital artifacts.
3-5.DTC.a.2    Navigate between local, networked, or online/cloud environments and transfer files between each
3-5.DTC.a.3    Use digital tools (local and online) to manipulate and publish multimedia artifacts
3-5.DTC.b.1    Communicate key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using digital tools and media-rich resources
6-8.DTC.a.2    Identify the kinds of content associated with different file types and why different file types exist
6-8.DTC.a.4    Individually and collaboratively use advanced tools to design and create online content
6-8.DTC.b.1    Communicate and publish key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using a variety of digital tools and media-rich resources
9-12.DTC.a.1   Use digital tools to design and develop a significant digital artifact
9-12.DTC.b.1   Communicate and publish key ideas and details to a variety of audiences using digital tools and media-rich resources. 

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Makey Makey In a Day
July 23, 2019
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
EDCO Collaborative
36 Middlesex Turnpike, Bedford, MA  01730-1404

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