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Learn and Play with Electronics using littleBits

Electronics can be a difficult subject to introduce to students.  Wiring diagrams, soldering, and electricity can be complicated and dangerous for students and teachers alike.  Luckily, there are littleBits. littleBits are safe, fun, easy to use, infinitely creative electronic building blocks for kids of all ages.  littleBits allow you to play with light, sound, sensing and buttons without wiring, soldering or programming.  In this hands on session we will introduc

Introduction to Block Coding with Sphero

Block coding is a great way to introduce computer coding to kids.  Spheros are ball shaped robots that can be made to do all kinds of fun and interesting things using a block coding interface.  In this hands-on session we'll learn a bit about block coding and then use the block coding to make the Spheros complete the Hole in One challenge.  No previous coding experience is necessary. NEOnet will provide the Spheros for use during the session.

Makerspace Open Lab

Come by yourself or bring your whole team... Drop in for a half hour, or stay all afternoon. Join us after school in the NEOnet Makerspace to experiment with tools from blocks and markers to 3D printers and robots. Tinker and explore while you plan how to use the making concept in your school!

Makerspace Open Lab

Come by yourself or bring your whole team... Drop in for a half hour, or stay all afternoon. Join us after school in the NEOnet Makerspace to experiment with tools from blocks and markers to 3D printers and robots. Tinker and explore while you plan how to use the making concept in your school!

Makerspace On A Budget

Want to join the makerspace movement, but don't have a huge budget for pricey equipment? Learn how to solicit donations, gather items from within your building and get your students making. Course will cover free and inexpensive makerspace materials, basic theories of makerspaces, and beginning activities/lesson plans. There will be a hands-on component.

Makerspace Open Lab

Come by yourself or bring your whole team... Drop in for a half hour, or stay all afternoon. Join us after school in the NEOnet Makerspace to experiment with tools from blocks and markers to 3D printers and robots. Tinker and explore while you plan how to use the making concept in your school!

Building decor, shirts, and more- how to use a Silhouette Cameo in a school

Explore how to use a Silhouette Cameo scrapbook machine to make bulletin boards and room décor, decorate shirts and bags, and much more. Learn the basics of the Silhouette Studio program, where to find free cut files online, and how to use heat press and adhesive vinyl with the machine. Bring a plain shirt/canvas bag and a mug/cup to decorate as you like!

Creating and Editing Student Made Videos

With phones, tablets and laptops having high quality cameras built in, it’s never been easier for students to create videos.  The more challenging part is finding an inexpensive solution to edit and produce the videos.  In this hands-on session we will review and try several video editing apps and programs for chromebook, PC, Mac and mobile devices.

Exploring INFOhio's Free Primary Source Resources

Are you interested in teaching your students about local history, the Civil War, the Great Depression, or even haunted houses?  If so, there is a wealth of free primary source material available online from INFOhio.  Primary Source material can be an artifact, document, autobiography, manuscript, or a diary written during that point in time. History really comes alive when you are able to read the actual words from those who helped shape it.   In this hands on session we'll explore Ancestry.com, EBSCO and other electronic resources to find fascinating primary source information, written by

Makerspace Open Lab

Come by yourself or bring your whole team... Drop in for a half hour, or stay all afternoon. Join us after school in the NEOnet Makerspace to experiment with tools from blocks and markers to 3D printers and robots. Tinker and explore while you plan how to use the making concept in your school!

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