Introducing Artificial Intelligence Using Curiosity Machine
October 14, 2021 10:00am Central
Artificial intelligence can be fun, hands-on, and connected to real life, even for kids. In this training for educators of upper elementary or middle school students, Technovation will showcase our Curiosity Machine artificial intelligence lessons. With these free lessons, help your students learn, play and create solutions to real-world problems with Al. Learn what Al is, how it works, and how your students can use it to solve a problem they care about through our 10-lesson challenge. This is a great program for educators with and without STEM backgrounds!
Going Deeper: From Curiosity Machine to Technovation Girls Challenge
November 4, 2021 10:00am Central
Calling all educators who are interested in teaching your students how to solve global problems with technology! While Technovation’s global program is tailored for girls, educators around the world are using this curriculum with all their students. Take your exploration of open-ended design challenges with your students to the next level by learning about this multi-week opportunity for students to dive deep into coding or AI and a passion project that could change the world and themselves. This program will prepare students not only to succeed as a STEM learner but as an entrepreneur as well.
Lessons Learned from Equity and Inclusion Community of Practice
November 16, 2021 1:00pm Central
Million Girls Moonshot hosted a Community of Practice focused on Equity and Inclusion for afterschool networks during summer 2021, led by the National Girls Collaborative Project. Join us as we share best practices from the five sessions and hear from participants as they share their takeaways. Presenters will also speak to the successes and challenges they have related to implementing equitable approaches within their network and programs.
Role Models and Mentoring
Going to Camp with Camp GoldieBlox and the National Girls Collaborative Project
October 19, 2021 1:00pm Central
Join NGCP and Rachel Kessler from OregonAsk as we go behind the scenes of the new season of Camp GoldieBlox. We’ll preview some of the new episodes, and Rachel will share her experience as a consultant on the show. Then we’ll present additional resources created by GoldieBlox, including plug-and-play activities that are available to download right now. This is a great opportunity for both afterschool networks and individual program providers to explore online resources and hands-on activities designed to inspire the next generation of girls in STEM.
Parent Workshop: Growth Mindset in STEM
November 5, 2021 8:00am Central
Do you or your child find it difficult to try or learn anything STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math) related? Join Technovation, and other parents from around the world, for this session based on Carol Dweck's research on mindsets. Learn what is a growth mindset, practices that can help to develop one, and how a growth mindset can help our children, and ourselves, become better STEM learners. In this session you will also have the opportunity to meet parents from around the world and support each other in this learning.
Quality Trainings with PEAR
Dimensions of Success (DoS) Certification Training
November 17th - 18th, 2021 9:00am - 3:00pm Central
Dimensions of Success (DoS) Recertification Training
November 30th, 2021 12:00pm - 3:00pm Central