Once Upon a Fairy STEM
Once upon a time, fairy tales were for the very young. They were read at bedtime or watched in Disney movies. However, in a true to life “happily ever after” scenario, fairy tale literature is experiencing a revival these days. As educators, we understand the time crunch we face daily to “get it all in”. Why not teach skills simultaneously? In this workshop, we will focus on how to integrate fairy tales and STEM challenges. It will contain examples of tiered lessons, STEM challenge activities, printables, a step-by-step guide for setting up a classroom and how to complete a fairy tale STEM challenge.
Coding for Junior Engineers
Coding in the early years is growing rapidly in popularity as more and more parents and educators see that it is an important 21st century skill best taught early and often. In this session, you’ll learn some simple, effective ways to start your own coding classes and clubs, while attempting to provide advice on academic approach, curricula and other resources.