Exploring Coding and Robotics with LEGO Spike Prime - Grades 4-8

Tulane Center for K-12 STEM Education

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STEM Teachers are invited to participate in Tulane's teacher professional development this summer! Thanks to the generosity of Shell and The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation, we are offering a two-day in-person professional development workshop totaling 9-12 hours. Join the Center for K-12 STEM Education team as we learn and play with the LEGO Spike Prime robots! Expand your coding skills as you learn to use the Spike Prime app and program the Spike Prime robots. You will also learn about the free LEGO curriculum available and how to start a FIRST LEGO League team at your school. The Robotics Workshop will take place on Tulane's Campus on June 21-22 from 9:30 am-4:00 pm each day. There will be a 30-minute break for lunch. The two-day in-person professional development workshop will total 9-12 hours. The 12-hour PD will be for rookie coaches who want to learn more about the FIRST LEGO League Challenge, whereas the 9-hour PD is for teachers who want to learn how to use Spike Prime but have coached a FIRST LEGO League Challenge team before. Participating teachers will receive a $150 (9 hours) or $200 (12 hours) stipend upon completion of the PD. Teachers must participate in all parts of the workshop to be eligible for the stipend! Space is limited and preference is given to teachers from majority free or reduced lunch schools and teachers already in the classroom. A $20 refundable deposit will be refunded to teachers upon completion of the PD.

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Tulane Center for K-12 STEM Education

The Tulane Center for K-12 STEM Education provides hands-on learning opportunities for underserved youth to engage them in learning, experimenting, and interacting with the latest technologies to build 21st century skills. The Center also provides professional development trainings to help teachers at targeted low-income K-8 schools incorporate Louisiana’s new science standards into their classrooms.

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    May 29, 2024, 8:03 p.m.
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    May 29, 2024, 8:06 p.m.