Listen and learn : Snapshot
Snapshots are a pairing of two 20 minute presentations followed by a 5 minute Q & A.
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|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||https://scratch.mit.edu/
https://wakelet.com or Wakelet app
|Topic:||Innovation in early childhood/elementary|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Participants will learn how to code pentatonic scales using Scratch 3.0.
Participants will see examples of students demonstrating their creative projects by playing their own original pentatonic compositions on their instruments via a SeeSaw blog.
If we are able to present in-person, participants will have an opportunity to test student-made Makey Makey instruments.
A Wakelet of resources will be provided to participants.
Collaborating and sharing teacher expertise across disciplines to enhance student experiences. (10 minutes)
Students using the Engineering Design Process in collaborative partnerships to create their own interpretation of a musical instrument using cardboard, MaKey MaKey, and more brass fasteners that we expected. (10 minutes)
Students developing coding skills to create pentatonic scales using Scratch 3.0. (10 minutes)
Students demonstrating their creative projects by playing their own original pentatonic compositions on their instruments. (10 minutes)
Student-made instruments will be available for participants to try them out in hands-on exploration. Conversation and brainstorming with each other and the presenter are encouraged (20 minutes)
Jay Silver, PhD and Eric Rosenbaum, PhD: https://makeymakey.com/pages/mission
20 Makey Makey Projects for the Evil Genius (book)
What is STEM Education?
Heidi MacGregor is the K-5 STEM Integration Specialist for Littleton Public Schools. Prior to this position, she taught 4th grade for 10 years at Russell Street Elementary School. Heidi is a proud ISTE Certified Educator and is a MakerSpace and Global Education enthusiast. She is always looking for new and exciting ways to amplify student voices. She serves on the MassCUE Board of Directors, the MassCUE Professional Development Committee, MassCUE Influence and Advocacy Committee and is the leader of the MassCUE MakerSpace SIG. In addition, she is one of the co-founders of Middlesex Scratch Meetups.