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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Coding with CodeSpark Foos: Programming with PreK through Grade 5
Chantal Duval, Digital Learning Coach, Chichester Central School
Level: Beginner
Grades: Pre-K, K-5
The CodeSpark Foos are adorable characters in a completely engaging digital world that is accessible to non-readers and readers alike. This free for schools app is fantastic for introducing our youngest learners to programming basics and building up to intermediate programming skills and free coding opportunities for game design and storytelling. Teach skills about sequencing, logic, problem solving and more in a game like cartoon adventure. Come meet the CodeSpark Foos friends and learn why these little friends will have your students coding in no time and prep work will be a breeze.
Equipment needed: Laptop, Chromebook OR Tablet (Android/iOS)
Software needed: If on a Tablet or Android compatible Chromebook, you may want to download the CodeSpark Foos app prior to the session.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chantal Duval, Digital Learning Coach, Chichester Central School, and Julie Quesnell, Pembroke Academy
Level: Beginner
Grades: All
Cost: $395, $65
"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."- Fred Rogers. STEAM toys are becoming a huge part of the toy market and many toys are being developed for all age-levels to provide opportunities to explore STEAM. Learn about several of the new products out there which encourage learning through exploration and play. Find your inner child and play with some of our own STEAM toys that can be used in classrooms in any subject area. These toys are tools in a child's world and open opportunities for STEAM exploration and skill building. This workshop is offered in both BYOD and MITI formats. The registration fee for the MITI format includes the cost of the workshop AND the device/resources. The BYOD format includes only the cost of the workshop, the attendee is solely responsible for securing the required resources listed on the website.
Equipment needed: MITI workshop includes the following STEAM resources: Sphero Mini, Hue Animation Studio Kit (Camera & Software), Ozobot Evo Entry Kit, ViewMaster VR Viewer, and Creopop Pen. The specific devices/kits included will be posted by early October on the conference website at BYOD registration fee requires that you bring your own STEAM resources as specified on the website. There are no additional equipment requirements but participants are encouraged to bring a Chromebook, laptop, or mobile device.
Software needed: There are no additional software requirements.
9:40 am - 10:30 am
Chromebooks in the 1:1 Environment: Google Console, APIs, & Extensions
Chantal Duval, Digital Learning Coach, Chichester Central School, and Alex Libby, Chichester Central School
Level: Intermediate
Grades: All
1:1 Chromebooks are becoming a normal landscape for schools of all ages. Student safety and productivity become challenging in this digital frontier. Learn how our K-8 1:1 Chromebook school is leveraging Google Console, Google APIs and extensions and other tools to help keep students safe and productive in a vast digital learning environment. Learn how to use the Google Admin Console and other to customize Chrome settings and set limitations to specific users and devices. We will take a look at Chrome settings within console and explore how to block plugins, set up printer settings, lock Chromebooks to a domain, share out Android apps on compatible 2-in-1 Chromebooks and more.