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      August 6, 2019

      Tuesday   9:00 AM

      430 Helix Road
      Greenwood, South Carolina

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      Makey Makey® - Invention Literacy Workshop - GREENWOOD LOCATION

      Overview Get ready for a fun hands-on workshop where you’ll learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey®invention kit. Participants will: learn how to teach invention literacy, making and design thinking using the award Makey Makey® invention kit. explore how to teach basic circuits and conductivity including building switches from cardboard use paper and pencil to create drawings that speak make clever inventions that solve real world problems. Each participant takes home a free Makey Makey® (retail value of $49.95) and will receive a certificate of completion.  Recommended for K-12 teachers. Details Location:  WPEC Office Conference Room, 430 Helix Road, Greenwood, SC 29646 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.   Lunch is on your own. Please bring your lunch or plan to get lunch at a nearby restaurant. Cost: $95 per person (includes your own Makey Makey® valued at $49.95!) What to Bring Bring your fully-charged laptop & charging cable: Windows, Mac, Chromebook, Linux operating systems work great. Tablets will not work. Regardless of the kind of laptop used, it must have the ability to plugin a USB “type A” plug (2.0 or 3.0)- - these are the most common type of USB plugs and it’s how the Makey Makey is connected to a computer. Some new laptops don’t accept a USB type A plug so the user must supply their own adaptor (“dongle”). NOTE: If you're using a school issued laptop make sure you're able to access the internet outside of school. Make sure you can access all websites (like youtube). Sometimes school-issued laptops are "locked down" or have some kind of restriction placed on them. Payment You will have the option to choose a payment method of credit card, check, or invoice. If you select "pay by check" you will receive instructions in your confirmation email on sending payment, we will NOT send you an invoice.  If you select “pay by invoice” an invoice will be emailed to the buyer to remit payment upon receipt.  Payment must be received prior to the date of the even, do not bring payment to the event. Changes to Registration You have until two weeks prior to your workshop to make any changes to your registration. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your registration to another participant. Refunds are only offered if the session does not meet the minimum of 20 participants. Questions? For additional questions contact Certified Trainer and Location Facilitator Terrie Dew

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