“Make It Move”
June 16 – June 20, 2014 9:00am – 4:00pm
The Make It Move educator and train-the-trainer workshop will integrative experiences designed to place the use of the Hummingbird Robotics Kit through the lens of art, engineering and other disciplines. The workshop also supports the current CREATE Lab Arts & Bots Project. The five-day workshop is designed to provide contextualized experiences to address the needs of the classroom teacher and the trainer. Each day’s module will focus on discipline specific content and skills, as well as pedagogical considerations for the classroom and workshops. Each module will include activities and mini-challenges that can be easily modified for learners of all ages.
MakeShop Educators Boot Camp
June 23 – June 26, 2014 9:00am – 3:00pm
Selected educators will participate in hands-on experiences and discussions that will equip them with the skills and knowledge that is necessary to be a “maker.” Participants will engage in open-ended activities that range from sewing to woodworking, electronics to digital-based making, and so much more! Participants will work alongside the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s talented Teaching Artists to learn new skills, discover ways of implementing these experiences into classroom practice, and empower themselves to be makers.
Young Playwrights Program
City Theatre, in partnership with the Center for Arts & Education, will offer its Young Playwrights Program to educators (7th-12th grade classrooms) in Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio and Wetzel counties during the 2014-2015 academic year. The Young Playwrights Program’s components are the Young Playwrights Contest, Festival, Teacher Institute and In-School Student Workshops.