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April 2015

CRITIQUE RESIDENCY

April 17, 2015 - April 18, 2015

The Dayton Regional STEM School (DRSS) offers the April Residency as an opportunity to dive deeply into the instruction and use of critique practices in the classroom. This two-day professional development opportunity will focus on how Elementary through High School students can be taught explicitly to be kind, helpful, and specific when reviewing each others' work through the Six Thinking Hats critique system, adapted based on Edward de Bono's problem solving method of the same name. These strategies help students…

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May 2017

Problem Based Learning Design Workshop Spring 2017

May 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Provided by the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN)-Akron Hub, this 3-day institute is designed to provide workshop attendees with an introduction to Problem-Based Learning (PBL) based on the model developed at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) and adapted by National Inventors Hall of Fame® School … Center for STEM Learning.  

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June 2017

Camp Invention (Youngstown)

June 12, 2017 @ 8:30 am - June 16, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Chaney Campus, 731 South Hazelwood Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44509 United States
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Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! This summer’s all-new curriculum allows children in 1st through 6th grade to transform a distant exoplanet, blast rockets, wire circuits, and take risks as future entrepreneurs. Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities that fuel children’s 21st century STEM skills. Registration is FREE! Call 800.968.4332 to register today. Ages: Rising 1st through 6th graders Transportation is provided! Breakfast and lunch are provided!

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Engineering Inspired by Nature Workshop

June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Hawken Upper School, 12465 County Line Road
Gates Mills, OH 44040 United States
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Sam Stier, Director of the Center for Learning with Nature, will teach you how to use his award-winning Engineering Inspired by Nature curriculum. After the workshop, you and your students can: Use scanning electron micrographs to understand the internal architecture and performance of materials; explore materials science and structural engineering through the example of schoolyard trees; redesign common objects to optimize material use, based on how bones grow; make cement in a process inspired by coral reefs, without quarries and…

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Biomimicry Immersion for Educators Workshop

June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Occurs on June 22, 23, 24 and July 27, 2017
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PK-12 educators will learn the fundamentals of biomimicry and how to use it to support curriculum. Discover how to develop lessons that bridge STEM disciplines, humanities and the arts. Empower learners to innovate for a healthier future, and get students outside doing meaningful work. Strengthen your use of problem-based learning, backwards curriculum design, culturally-responsive teaching, and gamified and hands-on activities. Read more about the event: https://goo.gl/6s5Fp2 The event will take place across three locations: The University of Akron Field Station…

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December 2018

Problem Based Learning Design Workshop

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
National Inventors Hall of Fame Middle School, 199 S Broadway St
Akron, OH 44308 United States
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Provided by the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN)-Akron Hub, this 3-day institute is designed to provide workshop attendees with an introduction to Problem-Based Learning (PBL) based on the model developed at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) and adopted by the National Inventors Hall of Fame® School … Center for STEM Learning. Participants will discover how to: Connect your district’s teaching standards through a self-designed PBL Design a PBL unit considering the needs and interests of their learners for…

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September 2019

A Day with Sugata Mitra

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kalahari, 7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870 United States
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Workshop Description: If you’re a teacher in Ohio, you don’t want to miss this. Sugata Mitra has become synonymous with the future of education. In 2013 he won the TEDx prize for his ideas. His videos have been watched by over 10 million people, making him one of the most viewed videos on TED. His story is as simple as it is beautiful. In early 1999, he and some colleagues snuck a computer into the opening of a wall near…

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