EV3 Lego Robotics/Ozobots/Virtual Reality
Day One: Participants will learn about Lego EV3 Robotics, the basics of building, programming, using in the classroom with students, how to set up curriculum to use teach Robotics. How to purchase and other options for Robotics will be discussed. Participants will actually build through several Lego EV3 projects using a variety of sensors (gyro, color, touch, ultrasonic sensors) and then complete programming with the robotic brain, the computer, Chromebook, iPad and cell phone. A discussion of the questions students have and how to integrate into technology or science curriculum.
Day Two: The first ½ of the day participation in this workshop will take you through the Interactive Virtual Reality (IVR) world using Google Expeditions, smartphones, and headsets. Presenters will discuss the A to Z of an IVR Lab including, but not limited to the following: purchasing, setting up, management in a school-wide setting, using in a classroom, identifying equipment and terminology, where to find Google Expeditions, accessing lesson plans for a Google Expedition, and the pros and cons of Google Expeditions IVR. This technology is SO unique, that it really takes experiencing it to see the amazing uses possible in the education arena.
The second ½ of the day will be various other technologies that can be used in the classroom including Ozobots and other awesome websites and tools that teachers can use in the classroom. It will also include time to work on how to implement these items into your classroom.
If participant is taking this workshop for college credit the assignment is as follows: (1) Build a lesson plan using any of the technology shown, (2) Write a description of technology tools that will be implemented in his/her classroom next year and the manner in which those tools will be used, and (3) Participate in class activities.
Wednesday-Thursday, July 25-26, 2018
8:30 a.m.-Noon and 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. daily
Utterback School, 215 S. Maryland St.
Limit of 25
15 OPI renewal units OR 1 graduate credit through Montana State University-Northern. MSU-N will charge $150.00 for this credit which is paid at the workshop.
Participants will be responsible for travel, lodging, and meals.
$40.00 per participant if GTCC member / $100.00 per participant if not a GTCC member.
REGISTRATION IS CONFIRMED UPON RECEIPT OF PAYMENT ONLY. Registration and payment accepted online www.gtccmt.org, or mail to 1010 Oilfield Ave Shelby, MT 59474. If workshop is full before payment is received, you will be refunded. NO refunds after May 31, 2018.
Participants need to bring a wireless internet capable laptop.