The Smart-Creative Classroom: Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, NXTs, Robotics and 3-D Printing

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Friday 6th November, 2015

11:00am to 11:50am (EST)

In Schmidt and Rosenberg's How Google Works http://www.howgoogleworks.net/ the authors emphasize Google's focus on attracting and nurturing individuals known as Smart-Creatives. These are individuals who combine technical knowledge, creativity and business expertise. In this session we will investigate how the classroom can become a place where Smart-Creatives are nurtured and developed.

This session will allow participants to become familiar with recent technologies including arduinos, raspberry pis, lego NXTs, 3D printing and FRC robotics kits. We will look how students can plan, design, implement and debrief their own projects giving them a sense of ownership and responsibility for their own learning.

Examples of student projects will be discussed http://www.techthings.ca/learn/E...

By combining new technologies with pedagogical strategies such as differentiated instruction, gradual release of responsibility and a careful focus on curriculum expectations the classroom can become an exciting, innovative and surprising place!

193 Steven Floyd - The Smart-Creative Classroom: Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, NXTs, Robotics and 3-D Printing Teaching and Learning
Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Post Secondary, School / Board Administration, ICT Professionals/ Tech Staff

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Steven Floyd

Computer Science and Computer Engineering teacher from London, On. Working with VB, Java, Python, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Arduinos, Pis, NXTs, First Robotics, D2

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32 attendees

  • Abdu-L-Kerim Sandooya
  • Anthony Chuter
  • Cindy Barna-Zuzic
  • Bonnie Caminiti
  • Chris Dale
  • Martha Miller
  • David Cruz
  • Diana Hale
  • Diane Provost
  • Doug Coope
  • Ed Clark
  • Emmet Mellow
  • Erin O'Rourke
  • Kim Gill
  • Jonathan Berlingeri
  • James Beyer
  • Joshua Connor
  • Currie's Minions
  • Kevin pickett
  • Marc Poirier
  • Jared Bennett
  • Larissa Ulisko
  • David Pope
  • David Priebe
  • Samantha Noack
  • Simone Villeneuve
  • Sarah Richer
  • Steven Floyd
  • Andrew Schmitt
  • Maria Tersigni Wishart
  • Melanie Mulcaster
  • Greg Clarke

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  • Brigitte Goure
  • Jeff Dumoulin
  • John Michalenko
  • Kristen Fitzsimmons
  • Lisa Floyd
  • Lisa Scott
  • mark.roberts@yrdsb.ca
  • Melissa Buchanan
  • Meg Lunney
  • Billy Miller
  • krista sarginson
  • Stacy Marcynuk
  • stephanie.myers@ocsb.ca
  • Steve Blok
  • Susan Penfold
  • Amy Szerminska
  • Terri Crocker

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Time 11:00am11:50am EST

Date Fri 6th November 2015


Peller Estates C, Scotiabank Convention Centre

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