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Vermont’s Premier Education Technology Conference
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Wednesday, November 5 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Robotics in Your Classroom? Why Not!

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Learn how to incorporate critical thinking, teamwork, conflict resolution, and communication through the use of robotics in the classroom, while incorporating NGSS and STEM initiatives. This session will focus on the use of the Lego Mindstorm Robots EV3 kits, however the same principles, ideas, and technology will apply for the NXT kits. The main goal is to show how to use these resources not just in science, but in all content areas to activate true student-centered learning.

Participants can select to receive a new Mindstorms EV3 kit or bring their own EV3 or NXT kits.

Please bring a laptop, as well as an appropriate handheld device. This device could be an android, or iphone, ipad, or android based tablet with Bluetooth capabilities to communicate with the robot. I will email you in advance so you can download the appropriate (free) software.

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Michael Norkun

Science Teacher and Department coordinator, bellows falls union high school
As an educator, I strive to instill a love for learning, provide students with appropriate skills to be lifelong learners and productive members of any community. I hold the status of a Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) of secondary level science with a Master's Degree in Education. I am also endorsed as a K-12 technology integration specialist. | | Aside from being an educator, my family and I live as sustainable as possible on our homestead... Read More →

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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