Digital Literacy

Protecting local pollinators: Building a bee house

Details

Apply the principles of design thinking to design and build a house for solitary bees. Students can track bee activity and test its effectiveness as a nest for solo bees.

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- April 24, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Details

Apply the principles of design thinking to design and build a house for solitary bees. Students can track bee activity and test its effectiveness as a nest for solo bees.

Getty-images, stock photo of a woman working in front of her computer
- April 24, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

micro:bits as water level monitors

Details

Explore the use of simple circuits and block-based coding to transform a micro:bit into a basic water level monitor.

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- April 23, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Details

Explore the use of simple circuits and block-based coding to transform a micro:bit into a basic water level monitor.

Getty-images, stock photo of a woman working in front of her computer
- April 23, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Design an e-animal using 3D modelling

Details

Learn how to design a simple 3D animal in Tinkercad! Students can share their creations for virtual adoption as part of a climate awareness campaign.

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- April 21, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Details

Learn how to design a simple 3D animal in Tinkercad! Students can share their creations for virtual adoption as part of a climate awareness campaign.

Getty-images, stock photo of a woman working in front of her computer
- April 21, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Science communication through interactive storytelling in Twine

Details

Help your students develop their science communication skills by creating nonlinear, interactive storytelling using Twine, an open-source digital storytelling platform.

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- April 20, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Details

Help your students develop their science communication skills by creating nonlinear, interactive storytelling using Twine, an open-source digital storytelling platform.

Getty-images, stock photo of a woman working in front of her computer
- April 20, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
6, 7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Educator
Location

2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Canada

Fostering Empathetic Design: Design Thinking and Programmable Devices with 7-9

Details

Learn about the design thinking process to help students choose empathy-driven solutions to real world problems.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer Webinar July 7
- July 7, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

12:00-1:00PM ET
Canada

Details

Learn about the design thinking process to help students choose empathy-driven solutions to real world problems.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer Webinar July 7
- July 7, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
7, 8, 9
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

12:00-1:00PM ET
Canada

Coding with Purpose: Developing Critical Thinkers with 7-12

Details

Explore how to incorporate computational thinking concepts in outreach through exploratory, hands-on activities and coding to develop real-world problem-solving skills.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer Webinar May 7
- May 7, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

5:30-6:30PM ET
Canada

Details

Explore how to incorporate computational thinking concepts in outreach through exploratory, hands-on activities and coding to develop real-world problem-solving skills.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer Webinar May 7
- May 7, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

5:30-6:30PM ET
Canada

Creative Collaborators: Solving Problems Using Data with K-6

Details

Explore how micro:bits are used in the new Living Space outreach workshop and additional activity extensions. Help students use data to design creative solutions for relevant, real-world problems.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer webinar June 25
- June 25, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

4:00-5:00PM ET
Canada

Details

Explore how micro:bits are used in the new Living Space outreach workshop and additional activity extensions. Help students use data to design creative solutions for relevant, real-world problems.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

Volunteer webinar June 25
- June 25, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

4:00-5:00PM ET
Canada

Young Computational Thinkers: Unplugged Coding with K-6

Details

Learn how to help young learners develop computational thinking skills such as decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, and algorithmic thinking. This webinar includes instructions on activities including Binary Beads.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

 

Volunteer Webinar April 22
- April 22, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

4:00-5:00PM ET
Canada

Details

Learn how to help young learners develop computational thinking skills such as decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition, and algorithmic thinking. This webinar includes instructions on activities including Binary Beads.

Can’t make the date? Register and the webinar recording will be available after the event.

 

Volunteer Webinar April 22
- April 22, 2020
Cost
Free
Type
Professional Learning
Format
Webinar
Grade
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Who should attend?
Volunteer
Location

4:00-5:00PM ET
Canada