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      MakeyMakey for Invention Literacy Training in Toledo

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      June 6, 2019

      Thursday   9:00 AM

      1270 S South Detroit Avenue
      Toledo, Ohio 43614

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      MakeyMakey for Invention Literacy Training

      WGTE’s Educational Resource Center is a MakeyMakey Certified Training Partner. Join us at WGTE Public Media for a FREE MakeyMakey Invention Literacy Training and take home a FREE MakeyMakey kit and a Certificate of Completion with hours! When: Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 9:00 am through 3:00 pm Where: WGTE Public Media, 1270 S. Detroit Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43614 What: Attendees will learn basic circuit coding for a variety of instructional applications and recieve a FREE MakeyMakey kit. Doors will open at 8:30 am and training begins at 9:00; from 11:30-12:30 is lunch and the training will conclude by 3:00. What to bring: Attendees must bring a laptop with functional USB ports and microphone; please test before arriving. Bring a lunch, snacks, and beverages; there are restaurants nearby WGTE offices. RSVP Registration is required. This training is optimally delivered with 15 participants. If you have RSVP'ed, but are unable to make the training, please let us know:  MakeyMakey has been called the “Invention Kit for the 21st Century”; it allows beginner through experts to engineer everyday objects into touchpads. The computer treats the MakeyMakey kit as it would any mouse input, so it works with all programs and webpages, and, as long as the material can conduct electricity, it can be designed to work with MakeyMakey. MakeyMakey can also be programmed via Scratch for more interactive elements. The kits were inspired by the Maker Movement and are a fantastic way for your teachers and students to create, invent and imagine new solutions in both STEM and STEAM as they teach invention literacy concepts.

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