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2017 CANeLearn Symposium & BC Digital Learning Conference
  • April 5 – 7, 2017 — Vancouver, British Columbia
Blending Boundaries: Leading Digital Disruption, Innovation & Equitable Learning

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Wednesday, April 5 • 13:45 - 15:15
Lego Mindstorm and the FLL competition

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This session will start with an overview of the FIRST series of competitions and their goal to promote recognition in Science and Technology. We will then cover the experiences of a first year team in the Lego League level, including student voice. There will be a hands-on opportunity to try the Lego Mindstorms EV3 coding program out on sample robot(s) using some of the challenge pieces provided in this year’s competition. If time allows, participants may have the opportunity to modify the robot build.

Speakers
avatar for Louise Massey

Louise Massey

Coordinator, Island ConnectEd K-12
Louise is the coordinator of Island ConnectEd K-12, which grew from the district's Learn@Home K-7 and 8-12 programs this year. She has her Masters degree in Educational Technology from UBC, and has taught a wide variety of courses through bricks-and-mortar, fully online, and blended modes. She has recently become a coach for a new team of Lego League robotics competitors.
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Ron Membery

Teacher, Island ConnectEd K-12
Science teacher - Grades 10-12 | I work at Island Connect Ed, a blended K-12 Distributed Learning school in Nanaimo, BC. I mentor our FIRST FTC robotics club and we recently ranked 8th out of 12 teams at an international competition at the University of Victoria.


Wednesday April 5, 2017 13:45 - 15:15
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