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Creating Circuits for Electrical Installations at Home

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Pablo Madero  

See how students can create a house using cardboard and recycled materials to serve as a model of a home electrical installation.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Cardboard and recycled material (one or two boxes medium size)
2 rolls of wire
4 LEDs
Scotch tape
protoboard 400 pin
Dip switch 4 pin

Topic: Maker activities & programs
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Science
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Visionary Planner
  • Share lessons learned, best practices, challenges and the impact of learning with technology with other education leaders who want to learn from this work.
For Coaches:
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
  • Coach teachers in and model engagement of students in local and global interdisciplinary units in which technology helps students assume professional roles, research real-world problems, collaborate with others, and produce products that are meaningful and useful to a wide audience.
  • Coach teachers in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences using a variety of research-based, learner-centered instructional strategies and assessment tools to address the diverse needs and interests of all students.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

-Teach students basic electronics concepts through team practice using recycling materials.


-The participants will build a model of a house using recycled materials and illuminate the rooms by doing the electrical installation using LEDs, dip switches and cables.
-The necessary materials will be provided and the dynamics of the class will be explained.

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LUIS ESQUIVEL, Himalaya International School of Monterrey

Educational Technology Director at the Himalaya International School Monterrey. More than 20 years of experience implementing technologies in schools and businesses. 15 years of experience as technology teacher in preschool through high school, Teacher at college in Systems Engineering. Robotics Coach, Apple Teacher, Apple Professional Specialist, Apple IT PRO, Microsoft Office Specialist. Electronic and Instrumental Engineer, Master's degree in Education.

Pablo Madero, Himalaya International School Monterrey

Ed. Tech. Coordinator and ICT teacher in lower elementary, I've had the opportunity to coach students in different national & international robotics tournaments. As an APL, I give workshops in Mexico and other countries like Chile, Colombia and Sint Marteen, all related to the Apple ecosystem. - Bachelor in Administration with emphasis on marketing - Google certified educator L1 - Apple Professional Learning Specialist - Apple IT Pro - Apple Teacher - Common Sense Educator

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