June 5th, LEGO Education Symposium Day 1

LEGO Education Symposium Day 1: Today’s workshops will be focused around teaching methods and learning opportunities afforded by different LEGO education products. Workshop offerings range from WeDo products and early elementary education to innovative applications of the LEGO EV3 and MINDSTORMS.

8:00 AM and 8:30 AM Shuttle departs from Hyatt Place to Conference

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Coffee Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Opening Plenary for LEGO Education Symposium Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Workshops

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch/Networking, Dewick Dining Hall

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Student and Teacher Perspective (stories from the community, student experiences), Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops, Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Workshops

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM  Celebrating 20 Years of Collaboration, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

 

June 6th, LEGO Education Symposium Day 2, Tufts STEM Ed Conference Day 1

LEGO Education Symposium Day 2, Tufts STEM Education Conference Day 1: Today will offer a blend of interactive workshops that span a wide range of  topics in STEM education. Some workshops will explore opportunities afforded by LEGO in the classroom and after school setting while others concern different engineering curriculum frameworks and software.

8:30 AM Shuttle departs Hyatt Place to Conference

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Coffee Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Kick-Off & Conference Goals, Dr. Merredith Portsmore- director of Tufts CEEO, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome To Tufts, Simin Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

9:30 AM – 10:30AM Keynote Speaker, Prof. Kristen Wendell of Tufts Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Workshops

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch/Networking Dewick Dining Hall

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Teacher Award Winners – LEGO Education Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Keynote Speaker, Prof. Daniele Lantange, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Workshops/Breakouts/Working Groups See Workshop handout for locations

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Sharing Session & Reception, Remis Sculpture Court, Aidekman Hall

 

June 7th, Tufts STEM Ed Conference Day 2

Tufts STEM Education Conference Day 2: Today’s workshop offerings span across exploration of unique STEM curricula, tools, and approaches developed at Tufts University as well as two different workshops in designing makerspaces.

8:30 AM Shuttle departs Hyatt Place to Conference

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Coffee Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Setting the stage for Day 2, Dr. Merredith Portsmore- Director of Tufts CEEO,  Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Keynote speaker Prof. Barbara Brizuela of Tufts Department of Education, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Workshops

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch/Networking Dewick Dining Hall

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Sharing New Resources, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Keynote speaker Prof. Moon Duchin of Tufts Department of Mathematics, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Coffee/Networking/Travel to Workshops, Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Hall

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Workshops

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Conference Wrap-Up & Feedback Session, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Hall

 

LEGO Education Symposium and Tufts STEM Ed Conference Speakers will include...

Dr. Barbara Brizuela

Professor in Education

Dr. Kristen Wendell

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Education

Dr. Moon Duchin

Associate Professor in Mathematics

Dr. Daniele Lantagne

Associate Professor in Civil Engineering

….and more! Stay tuned for speaker and program updates.

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