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Thursday, March 2 • 10:00am - 12:30pm
Robots & Literature: A Perfect Match

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As schools introduce more robot and coding into the curriculum, how do we link these activities with subjects outside the science realm? The presenters will share how they have collaborated to create an interactive literacy and robot project for their elementary grade students. Attendees will learn more about the project, and the skills students developed through this project. Attendees will participate in a hands on process where they will work through all the steps the students did with this project, starting with exploration, design, ideating and testing. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the various robots, technology, and materials used.

Presenters
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Mary Catherine Coleman

Librarian, Francis W. Parker School
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Sarah Beebe and Mary Catherine Coleman

Tech Facilitator and Librarian, Francis W Parker School
Mary Catherine and Sarah Beebe teach together in Chicago, IL and go by the motto, “Fabulous ends in ‘us.’ Coincidence? I think not.” We work with JK-5th grade teachers to create collaborative learning experiences that encourage creativity, collaboration, and adaptability. We’re passionate about building and facilitating these projects to help students and teachers build connections between departments, grade levels and the community. We... Read More →


Thursday March 2, 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm
ACT Cardinal B

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