Workshops and Innovative Showcase Sessions
Plan on attending one of the conference workshops or innovative showcase sessions? Please ensure that you bring a laptop along with you to access any relevant websites or software as part of the session. Some presenters may require you to pre-download software before the beginning of the session. A list of these with details is below. Please note that the capacities in these workshop rooms are limited so please ensure that you arrive early to secure your seat!
VRMATH2: an online community for coding 3D virtual worlds
Andy Yeh, Wednesday 21 November 2018, Session 1.6, Room P504
In this hands-on workshop, participants will use a Logo programming language to create 3D virtual worlds in an online 3D virtual reality learning environment named VRMath2. VRMath2 is freely available at https://vrmath2.net/ To participate, please bring your own computing device such as a laptop or a newer iPad (iPad Air 2 or newer).
LEGO Education: WeDo2.0 and Scratch3.0
Mark Lockett, Wednesday 21 November 2018, Session 2.5, Room P505
Please bring your own laptop along with the following software installed: https://scratch.mit.edu/ev3. You will also need to connect to the conference Wi-Fi at the start of the session. Should you experience any issues, please contact Mark Lockett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exploring computer science using logo programming code to create microworlds
Tom Walsh, Wednesday 21 November 2018, Session 3.5, Room P505
Prior to attending the conference, you will need to download a trial version of the MicroworldsEX program to use during the workshop. Please install the trial software here: http://www.microworlds.com/cfkfd/demo-ex.php and enter the secret word Coding when prompted. You can then select to download either the Mac version or Windows version depending on the laptop you are bringing along with you to the conference.
LEGO Education WeDo2.0 Robotics Workshop for Primary and Middle School
Mark Lockett, Thursday 22 November 2018, Session 4.5, Room P505
Please bring your own laptop or iPad along with the following software installed: https://education.lego.com/en-au/downloads/wedo-2/software. Should you experience any issues, please contact Mark Lockett at email@example.com.
LEGO Education EV3 Robotics Workshop for Middle and High School Teachers
Mark Lockett, Thursday 22 November 2018, Session 5.5, Room P505
Please bring your own laptop or iPad along with the following software installed: https://education.lego.com/en-au/downloads/mindstorms-ev3/software. Should you experience any issues, please contact Mark Lockett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Computational Making with Madeup
Chris Johnson, Friday 23 November 2018, Session 6.7, Room P413
Please bring your own laptop with a modern web browser installed, or partner with someone that does have a laptop. Madeup runs in the browser and requires no installation. Access it at https://madeup.xyz.
Systems Engineering: An approach to STEM that creates digital portfolios to reward risk-taking habits during learning opportunities
Colin Chapman, Friday 23 November 2018, Session 7.5, Room P505
Please ensure that you pre-install Arduino IDE before the session. Available HERE for download.