The Unexplored World of Digital Electronics
After opening our digital museum in February 2016, we have realised how important and needed computational learning has become. Although we currently offer workshops and learning tools here at the MuDA for kids and adults, we also think it should start in the classroom!
That is why in the Fall, the MuDA will offer our first module of workshops for teachers and administrators to not only introduce them to the world computational learning and electronics, but to also assist them in how to bring it back to the classroom (and even how to combine it with their current curriculum).
The program works best for 4. — 6. primary classes and has been approved in practice. Kids love it.
The module is based on the Lehrplan 21 — zh.lehrplan.ch/index.php?code=a|6|1|5|0|2&hilit=101kkGFSYKtW8wwPd4FEL5aLvBfT4GX37
In this first module, we will offer three continuous workshops with a focus on tecniks (2 hours each):
Workshop 1: Monday October 30, 2017
Intro to Electronics — What is that?
By taking apart electronic devices as DVD-players, CD-players, old cell phones, speakers, etc. we learn what’s in our daily used electronic devices. What can be reused, what the various electronic elements are, their functions and fun projects to use in the classroom.
Workshop 2: Monday November 6, 2017
Soldering and Building Circuit Boards
A hands-on introduction to making and soldering circuit boards. After a short introduction into soldering we will learn to draw simple circuits that will adapt on a wood board that makes a simple and playful way to use in the classroom.
Workshop 3: Monday November 13, 2017
In the Classroom / Questions / Problem Solving
After the DIY part of this module we talk about didactic and in what subjects the topics can be transferred. This module serves as an open forum for questions, problem solving and how to teach.
This is a professional development initiative for administrators and teachers that explores the role of technology in supporting critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and communication — the skills students need to be effective in today's classroom and tomorrow's workplace.
This workshop provides a fun and interactive training for educators to help students use technology to master these essential skills for success throughout life.
Participants will receive: • Printed curriculum guide • Classroom supplies for the unplugged lessons
Monday October 30, 2017
Monday November 6, 2017
Monday November 13, 2017
When: 7 — 9 pm
Coordinators: Petra Zumback (SGMK/Actioncy) and Alexa Jeanne Kusber (MuDA)
Admission: 300 chf (for 3 workshops)
(limited to 10 / so please rsvp until 2. Mai 2017)
RSVP: [email protected]
Main language: German and English
Other languages: French
Age: Great for ages 18+