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Classroom Makers Workshops
6/3/2019 through 11/7/2019
Various locations

Join us for a day-long deep dive into the REMC Maker Project and the Maker philosophy. Participants will experience all of the components of the Maker Kit, and explore the curricular connections and opportunities made possible by using each tool. 6 SCECH credits available for completion of each training.

1. REMC Maker Kit Overview and Training, Kent ISD/REMC 8,  August 23

2. Literature and STEM, Muskegon Area ISD/REMC 4, September 25

3. 3D Printing, Saginaw ISD/REMC 9, October 2

4.  Engineering,Wayne RESA/REMC 20, October 2

5. UP Maker Tour, Copper Country/REMC 1, October 3

6. UP Maker Tour, Marquette-Alger RESA/REMC 21, October 4

7. Coding/Circuitry Coding, Wexford-Missaukee ISD, REMC 2 South,October 11 

8. Digital Media Creation, Genesee ISD/REMC 14 East, October 11 

9. Connecting Administrators to Making, Gratiot Isabella RESD/REMC 5, October 16 

10. Connecting Makers to Assistive Technology, Bay-Arenac ISD/REMC 6, October 23

11. Connecting Makers to Math, Washtenaw ISD, REMC 16, November 7

 

Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)
 
 
Session Information
1. REMC Maker Kit Overview and Training
Days
1
Date/Time
   
08/23/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
29
Session Contact
Instructor
Ron Houtman
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Kent ISD (REMC 8)

2930 Knapp NE
Grand Rapids MI 49525
Description ?REMC Classroom Maker: Big Picture  The REMC Classroom Maker Project is available to classrooms throughout Michigan. The project has been designed to encourage classroom teachers to explore hands-on, maker activities for their students. The day will be broken into smaller modules revolving around the tools in the REMC maker kit: 3D printers, engineering tools such as KEVA Planks and Strawbees, Coding with Spheros, Ozobots, and Dash, along with other digital creation tools. This is the perfect session for new Maker Ambassadors to come and get an overview on all the project has to offer!
Stay the night and enjoy the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire!
 
 
2. Literature and STEM
Days
1
Date/Time
   
09/25/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
31
Session Contact
Instructor
Andy Mann, Judy Bowling, Kerry Guiliano
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Muskegon Area ISD (REMC 4)

630 Harvey Street
Muskegon MI 49442
Description Promoting STEM Through Literature:  Use literature to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Develop their inquiry and problem-solving skills, while helping them see that with perseverance, anyone can be innovative and invent new things! We will walk you through a lesson that begins with a reading activity and moves into the design thinking process, focusing on one of the Maker Kit items available for free checkout through your local REMC in Michigan. All of our lessons are available for free, as well.
 
 
3. 3D Printing and Design in the Classroom
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/02/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
39
Session Contact
Instructor
Aaron Schippert, Drea Weiner
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Saginaw ISD (REMC 9)

3860 Fashion Square Blvd.
Saginaw MI 48638
Description

The day-long deep dive 3D printing session will use past Classroom Maker 3D printing tools/materials along with introducing new tools/materials and ideas. The session will also focus on curricular es, and content standard alignment. Par cipants will enhance their understanding and further their ability to help others implement the kit materials.

 

 
 
4. Engineering
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/02/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
38
Session Contact
Instructor
Judy Bowling
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Wayne RESA (REMC 20)

33500 Van Born Road
Wayne MI 48184
Description

 The day-long deep dive engineering session will use past Classroom Maker engineering tools/materials along with introducing new tools/materials and ideas. The session will also focus on curricular ties, and content standard alignment. Par cipants will enhance their understanding and further their ability to help others implement the kit 

 
 
5. UP REMC Classroom Maker Tour
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/03/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
42
Session Contact
Instructor
Mike Richardson, Steve Schmunk, John Phillips
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Description: available for 1 UP event
Location
 
Copper Country ISD (REMC 1)

809 Hecla Street
Hancock MI 49930
Description

The day-long UP maker session will cover a hybrid of topics including 3D design, Digital Media, Coding, Engineering, and STEM thru Literature. Attendees will explore the many facets of Maker in Education in this hands on session

 
 
6. UP REMC Classroom Maker Tour
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/04/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
44
Session Contact
Instructor
Mike Richardson, Steve Schmunk, John Phillips
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Marquette-Alger RESA (REMC 21)

321 E. Ohio St.
Marquette MI 49855
Description

The day-long UP maker session will cover a hybrid of topics including 3D design, Digital Media, Coding, Engineering, and STEM thru Literature. Attendees will explore the many facets of Maker in Education in this hands on session

 
 
7. Coding and Circuitry
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/11/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
45
Session Contact
Instructor
Chad Riffle, Tiffany Lindquest
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Wexford-Missaukee ISD (REMC 2S)

9905 E. 13th Street
Cadillac MI 49601
Description

The day-long deep dive coding and circuitry session will use past Classroom Maker coding and circuitry tools/materials along with introducing new tools/materials and ideas. The session will also focus on curricular es, and content standard alignment. Par cipants will enhance their understanding and further their ability to help others implement the kit materials.

 
 
8. Digital Media Creation for the Classroom
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/11/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
36
Session Contact
Instructor
Ron Madison, Ann Smart
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Genesee ISD (REMC 14 East)

Davis Education Center 2413 W. Maple Ave.
Flint MI 48507
Description The day-long deep dive digital media session will use past Classroom Maker digital media tools/materials along with introducing new tools/materials and ideas. The session will also focus on curricular es, and content standard alignment. Par cipants will enhance their understanding and further their ability to help others implement the kit materials.
 
 
 
9. Connecting Administrators to Making
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/16/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
43
Session Contact
Instructor
Kay Hauck, Joe Rommel, Ann Smart
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Gratiot-Isabella RESD (REMC 5)

1131 E. Center Street
Ithaca MI 48847
Description

Making for Admin:  Are you an administrator and still have questions about this makerspace buzz? Do you want to learn more about how to support your teachers who want to make "making" part of their daily curriculum? Or are you curious about how to get MORE making into your building. We can help you with that! Join us!

 
 
10. Connecting Makers to Assistive Technology
Days
1
Date/Time
   
10/23/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
42
Session Contact
Instructor
Mark Lyons
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Bay-Arenac ISD (REMC 6)

4228 Two Mile Road
Bay City MI 48706
Description

Making For A Purpose!  Centered around the topic of accessibility and assistive technology devices. Taking the Maker Movement to the next level by creating user-specific adaptations. During the training you will learn about adapting or creating customizable maker ideas/devices such as: Switches, Therapy Techniques, Independent Classrooms and much more. Make and adapt to change the lives of individuals who deserve it. Some of the devices we will be using are 3D printers, Makey Makey, Scratch, etc. When everyone plays we all win.

 
 
11. Connecting Makers to Math
Days
1
Date/Time
   
11/07/2019 8:30 AM-3:00 PM
Seats Remaining *
41
Session Contact
Instructor
Clark Rodeffer, John Hill
Units/Cost
 
Credits
6 SCECHs
Location
 
Washtenaw ISD (REMC 16)

1819 S. Wagner
Ann Arbor MI 48106
Description

Making in Math (and PE):  This is great, but what does this look like in my math class? This is great but what does this look like in my PE class?  Well we have some ideas for you! Join us for a hands on day of learning with Sphero and Smart Balls as we Play With Math Through Sports!

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