Catalyze Learning Summer Institute

Catalyze Learning Summer Institute

WHAT ARE YOUR COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ROBOTICS GOALS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR?

We’re here to help you achieve them. Come to Catalyze Learning for a hands-on learning experience with the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and Finch Robot.

What to expect:

  • Design, build, and program robots in hands-on workshops guided by experienced K-12 educators
  • Bring your team and develop a curriculum integration plan for your 2018-19 school year
  • For absolute beginners and advanced alike

Each registration includes a $200 value robotics kit.

Contact allison@birdbraintechnologies.com with any questions.

 

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SCHEDULE

 

These practical sessions will be led by expert educators and will align to the following:

CODE

Integrate physical computing into your classroom

DESIGN & BUILD

Hands-on time to build and program your own robot

GET INSPIRED

Interactive gallery of other STEAM tool integration with Finch and Hummingbird

MAKE IT WORK

Collaborate and network with 5 expert educators who are integrating robotics into classrooms, libraries, after school, & more

SUNDAY, JULY 22

  • 7:00-9:00pm–Bots n Beverages Pub Crawl (optional)

MONDAY, JULY 23

  • 8:15-8:45am–BREAKFAST
  • 8:45-9:30am–Keynote: Tom Lauwers, Ph.D., President and Chief Roboticist of BirdBrain Technologies
  • 9:30-12:00pm–Design/Build/Code
  • 12:00-1:00pm–LUNCH
  • 1:00-3:00pm–Design/Build/Code
  • 3:00-3:15pm–BREAK
  • 3:15-5:00pm–Design/Build/Code
  • 6:00-8:00pm–Birds of a Feather Reception

TUESDAY, JULY 24

  • 8:15-8:45am–BREAKFAST
  • 8:45-9:30am–Keynote: Tamara Pearson, Ph.D., Associate Director of School and Community Engagement of CEISMC at the Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 9:30-12:00pm–Code
  • 12:00-1:00pm–LUNCH
  • 1:00-4:00pm–Micro Sessions
  • 4:00-5:00pm–Cohort Meeting
  • 6:30-9:00pm–Night Owl Maker Session

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

  • 8:15-8:45am–BREAKFAST
  • 8:45-12:00pm–Cohort Planning/Curriculum Implementation
  • 12:00-1:30pm–Street Fair Exhibition
  • 1:30-2:15pm–Closing Remarks: Katie HenryProfessional Development Manager of BirdBrain Technologies

PRICING

Each registration includes a $200 value robotics kit, 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 1 dinner.

  • Early Bird (ending April 30th): $550 per person
  • Regular Pricing: $650 per person
  • Group Pricing (teams of 3+): $600 per person

 

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