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Western Reserve Public Media

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1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
330-677-4549 ext.125

October 2017

Makerspace Exploritorium

October 10, 2017 @ 4:30 am - 6:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Overwhelmed by the plethora of technology that is available for Makerspaces? Having trouble deciding which ones are the best fit for your space? Stop in at our Makerspace Exploritorium where you can  explore and tinker with  various Makerspace resources including Ozobots, Edison, Scribbler 3D Pen and Makey Makey. The Exploritorium is designed to help you decide what is a good match for your space. 

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November 2018

Media Literacy for teachers

November 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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What is Media Literacy and Why do I need to Teach it in my Classroom? Great Question, huh? Media Literacy should be taught by all teachers across the curriculum and Western Reserve PBS hopes to provide the tools you need to battle today's "Fake News" climate. Our Media Literacy session will give you the tools and know-how of becoming media literate. Participants will practice leading a media questioning, obtain lesson ideas to implement, and have time to plan a media…

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January 2019

MakeyMakey and Invention Literacy

January 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Taught by a certified Makey Makey Training Partner, the Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop for Educators is a fun hands-on learning experience where you'll learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey invention kit. We'll explore how to teach circuits and conductivity using Makey Makeys and then put our skills to use designing your own inventions! Participants learn best practices and gain access to a multimedia training website that can be used later…

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Building the Essential Teacher Toolbox

January 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Almost every profession needs tools and teaching is no exception. But yesterday's assortment of pens, paper, books, protractors, overhead projectors, etc. are no longer sufficient. We will go "shopping" for essential tools for your own toolbox but don't worry about price because we will be exploring resources that all free. Audience: Teachers and Administrators Workshop fee: $125.00

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Google Docs/Not your Father’s Word Processor

January 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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When most people think of Google Docs they think of the Sharing & Collaboration feature and may think it has limited features. But Google Docs is more than your run of the mill word processing program. Learn about a number of the "Fabulous Features" that make Google Docs a powerful tool for research and writing. We will explore the wide variety of writing and publishing tools included in Google Docs and then expand this exponential with a plethora of Google…

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Social Studies: Deep Dive into Free Online Resources

January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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A full day focused on free online resources for Social Studies grades K-12. Audience: Social Studies Teachers Grades K-12.  Workshop fee: $125.00

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Science: Deep Dive into Free Online Resources

January 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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A full day focused on free online resources for Science Teachers grades K-13. Audience:   Science Teachers Grades K-13  Workshop fee: $125.00

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February 2019

Language Arts: Deep Dig into Free Online Resources

February 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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A full day focused on free online resources for Language Arts grades K-14.   Audience: Language Arts Teachers Grades K-14  Workshop fee: $125.00

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Coding with Scratch and Blockly

February 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Coding can be a powerful tool in your classroom that can be integrated across all subjects.  But  what is Coding?  How does it work?  What should I use?  Join this workshop and we will answer all these questions. Learn about coding programs such as Scratch and Blockly.  Participants will explore coding in Scratch and Blockly and then use what they have learned to program devices through Makey Makey as well as robots Dash and Dot, Ozobots and other robots controlled by…

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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum

February 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Learn how spreadsheets can be used in almost every class and grade level. Spreadsheets are a great tool for teaching students analysis of information, sorting and grouping, event mapping, statistics and more. Not sure you if you really need to be bothered with spreadsheets? Just take a look at the top three levels of Bloom's Taxonomy-- Creating, Evaluating and Analyzing and you will quickly see that Spreadsheets are probably one of the most powerful tech tools for students to become…

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November 2019

Computer Science Administrators Workshop

November 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Battelle partners with Code.org to expand access to computer science in schools across Ohio with an emphasis on increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. It is our joint vision that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Join us: To learn why all Ohio students should be learning Computer Science To learn how to access Code.org’s high quality K-12 web-based curriculum which will forever be free to use…

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January 2020

Computer Science Fundamentals Introduction Workshop

January 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr
Kent, 44240 United States
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Description: WHY COMPUTER SCIENCE? Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. The basics help nurture creativity and problem-solving and prepare students for any future career. WHY TEACH COMPUTER SCIENCE IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL? Code.org has developed elementary school curriculum that allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided, and self-paced tutorials with “unplugged” classroom activities that require no computer. WHAT IS THE CS FUNDAMENTALS INTRO WORKSHOP? A foundational introduction…

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