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Robotics Festival - Durham
Tue 13 December 2016, 09:30 – 16:30 GMT
What is a Robotics Festival?
Tablet Academy have partnered with WPS Westward to offer schools, colleges and educational organisations the opportunity to host or take part in a free Robotics Learning Festival. These events offer teachers and pupils the opportunity to experience a wide range of Robotic solutions specifically designed for the classroom.
The Robotics Learning Festival is divided into two sections:
Pupil Workshop (09:30-14:00)* - A workshop for up to 30 pupils consisting of 1 teacher and up to 5 students from 6 different schools. Within the workshop groups complete a number of challenges involving a range of 'Classroom Ready Robotic Solutions'. The challenges will link to STEM subjects including computing, mathematics and science.
Teacher Showcase (14:30-16:30) - Following the pupil workshop, the space will be transformed into a showcase environment to allow teachers from surrounding schools to drop in to investigate the range of robotics on display in a none sales environment. There would also be the opportunity to talk with Tablet Academy personnel about how the Robots can enhance a range of curriculum subjects. The Showcase Event would be open for teachers to come and go as they wish.
*Please provide packed lunches for the students and staff participating in the Pupil Workshop as lunch will not be provided.
What Robots will be involved?
A minimum of 6 Classroom Ready Robotic Solutions will be included in the workshop with additional products on display during the showcase. We are looking to include the following robots:
Dash by Wonder Workshop
What's the cost?
Thanks to the support from WPS Westward, Tablet Academy are able to deliver these events for FREE!
Need more information?
Call 01952 567450 or email email@example.com
About Tablet Academy
Tablet Academy have established a reputation for delivering independent, device agnostic advice and training for education. Their links with industry partners, software developers and over 700 schools, supporting more than 12,000 teachers annually provides a unique perspective of the use of technology into teaching and learning, and our workshops focus on the curriculum, not the technology. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
About WPS Westward
WPSstem a leader in STEM education, offers practical solutions and resources for students learning Open-Architecture construction, Robotics, 3D Printing, and Drone Technology etc. WPSstem provides professional development, product implementation and lesson planning for teachers & educators in a variety of in-school and out-of-school environments. We bring the most up-to-date STEM products & services to inspire, support and encourage the teachers & educators of today, lead the students to become the creators and inventors of tomorrow.