Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Summer EDTech Training – Orange County

The Orange County Department of Education has announced it is providing training related to subjects found in the Information and Communication Technologies sector this summer. This training is open to all interested administrators and teachers.
EDTech Scratch Coding and Science This one day course will be a tutorial of MIT’s Scratch coding language, and interfacing to the Makesense sensors to illustrate scientific phenomena.
  • Date: Jul 22, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Price: $100.00 per individual
EdTech Build Math Concepts with Scratch The focus of this course is integrating MIT’s Scratch with math concepts. The basics of coding help nurture creativity and problem solving skills. Students can use computational thinking to help them build critical thinking. Learning to code will empower your students and can increase their understanding of math concepts. A short tutorial on Scratch is included. No previous coding knowledge required. This content is designed for 4th Gr-9th teaching staff.
  • Date: Jul 01, 2015
  • Time 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Audience K-12 Teachers, Administrators
  • Price $100.00 per individual
EdTech Arduino Coding and Robot Construction PD This two day course will take teachers through the process of programming an Arduino microcontroller and then build an Arduino controlled robot. You will assemble, debug, write Arduino code and integrate this project into your classroom. There is an additional need to purchase a $50 robot kit from an outside provider. Here is adescription of the kit you should bring.
  • Date(s) Aug 12, 2015 – Aug 13, 2015
  • Time 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators
  • Price: $100.00 per individual
Register by selecting the hyperlink associated with the course title. For additional information about these courses contact   Randy Kolset, Coordinator, Online Learning and Professional Development by email at: rkolset@ocde.us or by phone: 714-966-4337

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