Transforming Our State of Classrooms

Putting IT All Together:

Friday, March 15

Attendees: Wisconsin Leadership in Education

Agenda

8:30 – 9:00: Networking, Makerspace & Fab Lab Showcase
Mini poster session/Table Discussion (anyone can participate): Attendees are encouraged to bring student specific example of makerspace and/or fab lab project, example, results, etc. No power point presentation, instead please bring physical example and be prepared to discuss what the example is a result of, what is your school district doing (fab lab or makerspace) and where are you going next with your initiative.

9:00 – 9:20: Welcome, Around the room introductions

9:20 – 9:30: WTI Resources:
Dennis Rockhill of the Einstein Project in Green Bay
Steve Yahr of the Fab Lab Academy at Three Lakes School District

9:30 – 11:30: Examples From Around the State (subject to change)

9:30 – 9:55: Florence Community support & Fab Lab overview
10:00 – 10:25: Tomahawk Makerspace
10:30 – 10:55: Oostburg/Random Lake Cooperative
11:00 – 11:30: Mosinee Fab Lab Business

10:40 – 11:30: Part 1: MakerSpace/Fab Lab Discussion: What do we know, What don’t we know.
An active discussion on process based learning environments to answer the questions: What do we term success and what are the measures for success?

  • Scope & sequence for PreK-12
  • Benefit to curriculum
  • Community involvement

11:30 – 12:15: Lunch

12:15 – 1:45: Part 2: MakerSpace/Fab Lab Discussion: What do we know, What don’t we know.

1:45 – 3:30: Resource Gap Discussion
What are the resources we need to overcome what we don’t know?

3:30 – 3:45: Next Steps
Open discussion on who/what resources do we want to come to WTI’s spring conference on May 31 and June 1 at UW Madison, and what do we want them to address (based on what we don’t know).

3:45 – 4:00: Reflection

Social/Networking event to follow.
Information to be provided.

Date: Friday, March 15 & Saturday, March 16

Location:
CESA 8
223 W. Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Driving Directions

Cost: FREE!

Hotel Information

If you are coming in Friday, March 15 and will need a hotel room, here is the information for the WTI block of rooms.

SpringHill Suites Green Bay Bay
Address: 1011 Tony Canadeo Run
Green Bay, WI 54304

Phone: (920) 569-8500

Rooms will be held at the WTI room rate until 2/21/19. Book your room today!

Click here to Book your group rate for WTI 2019