Thursday, September 24, 2015

Maker Space at Lebanon Elementary

Music teacher, Cathy Houtchin has created a STEAM experience for her students in this awesome Maker Space activity. She is using Makey Makey kits to teach students science, technology, engineering, art, and music.



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Thursday, September 10, 2015

K-12 Engineering Academies

FALL 2015

Marquette Engineering Outreach is excited to offer another season of programs for students interested in learning about ENGINEERING! The Office of Engineering Enrollment Management and Outreach seeks to enhance the mission of Marquette University and the College of Engineering by developing and preparing future Marquette engineers to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and leaders that will contribute to a global society.

To register for a Marquette Engineering Outreach Program, please visit:
http://www.marquette.edu/engineering/academies_register.shtml

Engineering Academy registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Waiting lists are started once a class reaches capacity. Instructions for submitting payment are provided on the registration site.

For more details about our programs, including current course availability, visit www.marquette.edu/engineering/academies.shtml

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

2015 WATG TEEN CONFERENCE

Attention Gifted and Talented Wisconsin Teens! (ages 13 and up)

2015 WATG Teen Conference: The Ultimate Selfie: Unlocking Your Gifts and Talents
Friday, November 6, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Kalahari Conference Center, Wisconsin Dells

This year's Teen workshop will show you how to hold your inner camera out and snap a shot of yourself as you really are. You'll then use some effective filters to make the picture all you want it to be.
In the morning, “gifted guru” Lisa Van Gemert will guide you to discover your strengths and build them, recognize your areas for growth and minimize them, and name your insecurities and eliminate them. She’ll then work with you to seize your strengths, recognize the powerful forces in your favor, and learn your place in the world, increasing your motivation and a sense of empowerment.

In the afternoon, educational improve superhero Peggy Eserkaln will give you a chance to ‘post’ your new inner selfie! Through improvisational techniques and games, you will get experience with positive risk-taking and celebrating your individual strengths.

Register at www.watg.org by Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. The $50 workshop fee includes materials, lunch, and snacks.Dress comfortably and be ready to engage.

For more information, please contact us at watg@watg.org