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Registration is Open!
Deadline is July 24, 2013
Appy Hour Professional Development
July 9, 2013 - 9:00am
Creating Collaboration Projects Using Distance Learning
July 11, 2013 - 9:00am
Moodle: Build It And They Will Come - BASICS Professional Development
July 16, 2013 - 9:00am
Some of the most important things to teach students is that they can do the things they are learning in school at home. In this Can Do series, we'll share one of the projects we're currently involved with, creating stop motion animations. There are lots of topics and ideas you can use for making a stop motion animation of your own right at home. ere's a list of a few things that you can use to get started:
WE@RIT introduces engineering concepts to girls in grades 4-5, in a fun way, with the WE Build Program. Participants will build a miniature dog house according to a customer’s (toy dog) needs and specifications, while learning basic teamwork, creativity, and design.
WE Build is a one-day program where participants complete a design and build project in a fun, creative, and hands-on way. Participant experience includes: mentoring by RIT engineer students, exploring RIT campus, and taking home a personalized design project. The miniature dog house design project is personalized based on provided criteria and participant choices. Participants will also learn about alternative energy sources, be given a set of customer criteria, budget guidelines, house materials, and “money” to purchase their energy and insulation choices.
So this is pretty cool... share this with your Art teachers. Now I can see this as a collaborative, interactive activity on an Interactive Whiteboard. Imagine art students creating together synchronously (real-time) or asynchronously. What could they create together? How might this be used for integration in other learning experiences?