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St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford

Free STEM Professional Development Workshops
Week of July 30, 2018

FREE Professional Development Workshops + Maker Playground Event

DMA is excited to offer a week of professional development courses this summer on the St. Hugh’s College campus at the University of Oxford. We are offering four courses for educators to help expand their digital skillsets and orient them to Silicon Valley learning methodologies. These one-day workshops will be offered during the week of July 30th, with sections running on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday before we invite local parents and students to our Maker Playground open house on Saturday August 4th.

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Join us the week of July 30th for a professional development workshop or our Maker Playground event.

FREE Workshop for Educators: Integrating Maker Education at Your School

July 30, July 31, August 2, or August 3 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Held at St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford

We’ve all been hearing about the Maker Movement, actively creating instead of consuming. In this one day workshop, we’ll take a look at how schools are approaching computer science and engineering education to stay in line with the evolving job market and makers of today.

Digital Media Academy’s Curriculum & Instruction Team will share their approach to Maker Education, having participants understand the essential elements of project-based learning and design thinking. Learn to seek curiosity in your students, find projects that hold a purpose and make a difference, embrace failure as fearless creators, and how to facilitate instead of control. Finally we’ll learn a formula to use when writing a maker lesson plan, each get to write and pitch an actual lesson idea, and give each other feedback.

Space is limited. Only 20 seats available per session.

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Maker Playground

Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Calling all makers, creators, students, educators, dreamers, and innovators! Come join us as we put on a FREE, hands-on learning space in an open house environment. There will be 15 minute hands-on activities in 3D Printing, 3D Modeling, Virtual Reality, and Circuits!

 

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Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

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Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

St. Hugh’s College, University of Oxford Campus Facts

Founded in 1886, St. Hugh’s College became an institution dedicated to providing education to women who were otherwise excluded from Oxford. Today, the college provides quality education to men and women from all backgrounds. As one of the largest colleges at Oxford, St. Hugh’s College serves over 800 students each year. In addition to its storied history as a hospital during WWII, St. Hugh’s College has also been a home to a number of prominent alumni, including Aung San Suu Kyi, an activist and fighter for human rights, and Theresa May, politician and former Prime Minister.

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