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Sammat Education

Engaging K-6 Maths and STEAM based activities using Sphero - ONLINE PL 15/7/2021

INCLUDES A PARTICIPANT PACK WHICH INCLUDES A SPHERO SHIPPED DIRECT TO YOU!

Sphero robotics are changing the educational scene by giving students innovative ways to learn concepts across all areas of curriculum.


15th JULY 2021 - LIVE ONLINE VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE 9.15am - 2.45pm

Sphero has been proven to be an effective teaching tool in both formal and informal learning environments. Sphero goes further than teaching maths and science. It can help students develop computational thinking skills, which are necessary if they want a chance at competing globally with other technology-rich economies.

Sphero Professional Learning

During this workshop, participants will:

  • understand the functionality of Sphero;
  • explore the Sphero Edu portal (create lessons, discover STEAM projects, link to Google Classroom);
  • engage in activities that support substrands in Mathematics (angles, addition and subtraction, time, length, probability, data and two-dimensional shapes;
  • challenge each other in STEAM orientated challenges; and
  • map Sphero experiences across the curriculum through authentic integration.
 

Professional Learning Hours

Completing the STEAM in Action workshop will contribute 4.5 hours of Professional Learning addressing 1.2.2, 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.5.2, 2.6.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation.

 

About your trainer

Grant Jones

Grant Jones

STEAM Instructional Leader

Grant has worked across both private and public school systems over the past 18 years. In his time he has had leadership roles in the area of ICT where he was at the forefront of ICT integration into the classroom through roles such as ICT and Innovations Leader. He currently lectures in Primary Human Society and its Environment in the Master of Teaching degree at Western Sydney University. Grant is a regular on the conference circuit as well, presenting all over Australia at conferences including EduTech, Leading a Digital School, National Education Summit, Digital Schools Conference, MANTLE and FlipCon Australia. In 2018 he completed his Master of Education (STEM) – the first in Australia to graduate with this degree. Grant is now beginning his PhD research looking at what integrated pedagogical content knowledge primary school teachers need to teach effective and authentic STEM in the classroom.

Read What Others Have Said About Sammat Education Workshops

5 Star Review

"The course was great! Really hands-on and engaging. Would definitely recommend Sammat Education for all teachers."

5 Star Review

"It was a fantastic day and I got so much value from the day. There were a lot of ideas and helpful advice to be able to take away and use. I know it will really benefit my teaching and will incorporate the ideas into my programming."

5 Star Review

"I thought the course was great. Never used robots before and now feel quite confident. The hands on experiences were very valuable as well as the exposure to resources that can be accessed to use in everyday classroom teaching."

5 Star Review

"This professional learning was extremely beneficial. It was hands-on, clear and gave excellent ideas for me to take back to my school. I would recommend it to everyone!"

Participant Pack

The Participant Pack Includes the following TAKE HOME RESOURCES
(these will be sent to you before the workshop day!)

Sphero Mini Activity Kit

The Sphero Mini Activity Kit has everything you need to get rolling and playing. Each Kit comes with a Construction Set, Activity Cards, Pins, Cones and a Robotic Ball Cover. Follow the 15 STEM-inspired Activity Cards to build mazes, design obstacle courses, construct towers, play sports, and more. Complete all the challenges and games and then create your own fun – the possibilities are endless.

Sphero Mini Activity Kit

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