Project-Based Introduction to Arduinos
A one-day course focusing on getting educators ‘up and running’ with Arduinos. Designed for educators in the grades 6-12 with little experience with Arduino boards, this workshop covers all of the basics through hands-on projects.
This workshop includes an Arduino Project Starter Kit with everything you need for the projects.
- Learn the foundational principles that make the Arduino work, such as circuits and electricity
- Become familiar with the physical components of the Arduino, like resistors, sensors and motors
- Learn the basics of the Arduino programming language and how to control inputs and outputs
- Complete a variety of class-ready projects designed to engage students
- Morse Code with LED Controls
- Live-Feedback Fan with a DC Motor
- Robotic Sweepers with Servomotors
- Using a wide variety of sensors
Who Should Attend this Workshop?
Grades 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, IT Professionals and Technology Coaches and Specialists.
Other Information and Requirements:
Attendees must bring their own laptops to the workshop.
About the Presenter:
Martin Plazyk has over 10 years of experience as an engineer, a maker, and a trainer. His passion is bringing real world technologies and tools to the classroom in fun, exciting, and approachable ways.
A Georgia Tech graduate, Martin has worked around the world on state-of-the-art industrial systems, and has a keen knowledge of how the technology students use today will impact their own future.
With a great track record of preparing educators for new technologies in the classroom, as well as helping administrators implement programs, Martin can help you at any point along the way to bring real technology to real classrooms.
Plaz-Tech Educational Workshops are held in downtown Atlanta, and include all class and project materials. Breakfast and lunch are provided.
All participants will receive a Workshop Completion Certificate.
Our goal is to help you prepare for the changing nature of your jobs, including using new technology and digital learning tools, providing ways to differentiate instruction, and implementing Georgia’s Common Core State Standards and other Standards.