Makerspace Boot Camp: July 6-8, 2016

From an email:

SLMSSENY (School Library Media Specialists of Southeastern New York) is very excited to be holding a Makerspace Boot Camp this summer at the beautiful Honor’s Haven Resort and Spa in Ellenville, NY! Participants will explore making and Makerspaces at this 3 day immersive conference. Learn 25 maker style activities (Robots and Robotics, Coding, Circuitry, Engineering and Fabrication) in 5 hands-on playgrounds, as well as learn the educational theory behind making and Makerspaces, funding opportunities, participate in a grant writing session, network with colleagues and so much more!  15 Hours of PD! Participants will interact with a variety of products that are a perfect fit for Makerspaces. Some of the products that will be explored are:

  • Bare Conductive Paint
  • Chibitronics
  • Dash and Dot
  • Edison
  • GoldieBlox
  • Hanz Toys
  • Hyperduino
  • Kano
  • K’Nex
  • Lego EV3
  • LittleBits
  • MakeyMakey
  • Makedo
  • Onion
  • Ozobot
  • Primo
  • Scribbler 3D Pen
  • Sphero
  • Sugru
  • Think Fun Games
  • Vex Robotics

Participants will walk away with a binder full of product details, lesson plans and instructions on how to use these products when they create their own Makerspaces.

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