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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 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 décor, 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!

The Cardboard Challenge

Inspired by the short film “Caine’s Arcade,” learn how to run a cardboard challenge at your school, inspiring creativity and innovation through building with cardboard. Training will cover the basics of a cardboard challenge, including possible themes, and will also feature a hands-on portion to learn cardboard construction techniques.

Administrators' Breakfast hosted by NEOnet Librarians

Are you a NEOnet member and building/district administrator? Join the NEOnet member librarians for a short breakfast session highlighting the skills of the school librarian. Do you need a literacy expert, someone with information literacy knowledge, a faculty member to sit on the 1:1 committee, or someone to spearhead a makerspace? Your school librarian can do all of these tasks and more.

Register for the breakfast here.

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 introduce you to littleBits, make some projects, and share some ideas on how to introduce the technology to students.   NEOnet will prov

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.

Using the Engineering Design Process

Learn how to use the engineering design process in your classroom as part of a STEM curriculum. Review the steps of the process, learn how they prepare students for the future, and enjoy some hands-on activities to demonstrate how the process can work in your instruction.

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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