LEGO Robotics: An Introduction to LEGO Mindstorms and FIRST Robotics
Teachers (Grades 4-8)
Integrate LEGO Robotics into challenges to meet STEM/STEAM Education Standards and the PA-adopted Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) computer science standards.
Anyone interested in Lego Mindstorms EV3 building, engineering, computer programming, and problem-solving is encouraged to attend. You do not have to be registered for the 2019-2020 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Competition. However, support for the annual competition will be provided, including modeling of the Robot Games. Learn how to design, build and program a rover style robot to complete specific physical commands in a specified environment.
Lunch will be provided. Please contact us if you have dietary concerns or restrictions.
Educators in TIU 11 Region - $75
Non-Educators in TIU 11 Region - $125
Educators outside TIU 11 Region - $100
Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 is pleased to offer a 2-day intensive workshop at no-cost to introduce and prepare secondary educators to teach Carnegie Mellon University's CS Academy, a novel, world-class, online, interactive high school computer science curriculum that is entirely free.
Facilitated by a CMU CS Academy Certified Trainer at TIU11, this workshop will provide a deep dive into the curriculum, as well as cover topics that include: CS pedagogy, collaborating in a CS classroom, empowering student creativity, and differentiating CS instruction for students with disabilities.
Funded through a PAsmart Advancing Grant, this workshop is available at no-cost.
CS Academy curricular & instructional materials at no- cost
Additional support from Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science students
Eligible LEAs will receive a $400 stipend to offset travel and substitute teacher costs