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Saturday, January 31 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Maker's Playground

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You've heard of the Maker Movement, why not come experience it first hand?  Stop by the Maker's Playground to explore a variety of hands-on tools and programs that you can use in your classroom to bring out the Maker in each of your students. Some of the tools you'll be able to try out include Makey Makey, Arduino, Sphero, littleBits, LEGO WeDo, and more!

Presenters
avatar for Kim Moldofsky

Kim Moldofsky

Publisher, The Maker Mom
As the publisher of TheMakerMom.com and STEMKidsChicago.com, I help parents raise STEM-loving, Maker-friendly kids. A Chicago-area mom of teen boys (a coding whiz and budding roboticist), I'm also a long-time blogger, vlogger, freelance writer, brand ambassador, digital correspondent... Read More →
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Claire Pritchard

I am the technology teacher/coach at St. Francis Xavier in Wilmette. My students are prek-8. We do everything from pulling apart electronics to see what makes them tick to building famous structures with lego to robots and soft circuits. | | We're currently involved in Shedd's... Read More →
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Melissa Rosen

Technology Teacher, Highland Middle School
Melissa Rosen has been teaching for 14 years. She is currently teaching 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Technology at Highland Middle School in Libertyville, IL. Her current classes include a basic technology skills class, S.T.E.A.M., Movie Making, and Animation. She has presented at multiple... Read More →

Committee
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Bill Steinbach

STEM Teacher, Northwood Junior High School
Bill Steinbach is a middle-school STEM teacher and technology leader at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park. He has presented at both the ICE conference and NICE MiniCon. He currently runs a district-wide robotics competition for grades 4-8 and sponsors broadcasting and... Read More →

Saturday January 31, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
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