Parallax, Inc. has scheduled an Educator’s Workshop on Electronics with micro:bit and Python for July 19, 21 and 23. Attendees will learn how to add a pre-engineering focus to maker and CTE programs. Discover ways to combine circuit-building, micro:bit Python scripting and signal measurement with lessons that support coding, product design and manufacturing. View Parallax workshops.
Middle school and high school educators using the Micro:bit and Python will be interested in two upcoming webinars. Use the registration link below and register for both.
Parallax engineer Andy Lindsay and Cyber.org’s Tommy Gober will present previews of a new curriculum series that provides an introduction to Python scripting, electronics, sensors and microcontrollers. They hope to gain instructor feedback. Educators, especially those using the cyber:bot, should register to learn about the scope, hardware and new curriculum planned for release mid-June.
Feb. 23 – 2 PM Parallax and cyber.org – What’s a Microcontroller? for Python with the micro:bit v2.0 Module Part 1
Mar. 23 — 2 PM Parallax and cyber.org – What’s a Microcontroller? for Python with the micro:bit v2.0 Module Part 2
Parallax Inc. is offering complimentary Summer Teacher training to technology educators in the U.S. Each of these courses feature the cyber:bot robot with micro:bit and introduce Python programming, electronics and cyber security following the cyber:bot tutorial series.
Each course includes three 90 minute Zoom meetings, with homework in between. Parallax Inc. will be hosting two of the courses, and NICERC will be hosting the other two.
Click here to learn more about Parallax teacher training being offered in June, July and August 2020.
Here’s what is covered on the April 28 call attended by over 20 teachers from mostly Sacramento area colleges and high schools as well as businesses. The group is sharing tools and solutions to enhance remote teaching of advanced manufacturing topics. The video link is below.
- Name & School
- Karen Fraser-Middleton, Marketing Action, Inc. Principle
- Edu2mfg.org – teacher resources
- Jon Zeh, Dept Chair. Mechanical-Electrical Technology department Sac City College.
- ‘New’ Industrial Maintenance Mechanic program.
- Renowned Mechanical-Electrical Systems – A.S. degree and certificates
- Steve Dicus, Title Less
- Virtual Tour of Parallax
- Pick a date, time and participants
- Open Discussion
- What assistance can we collectively offer with your teaching efforts?
- What does tomorrow look-like at your site?
- Shall the weekly calls continue or …?
Find more Shop Talk videos on the Edu2Mfg You Tube.