December 9-12, 2021
Shocco Springs, Talladega, Alabama
NRSC is hosting a "Connecting The Dots" Conference!
We have three different tracks!
VEX Robotics Programming
(Current teams only)Existing VEX teams sponsored by us will love this! Students and/or coaches will learn take their VEX programming to the next level. Learn how to create an autonomous program. Build in code to use sensors on your robot to improve effectiveness. Use data and math skills to improve the effectiveness of your robot. ****Recommended for those who already have experience with VEX programming****
3D Printing/DronesTeachers and/or students who participate in this workshop will receive a free Sindoh 3DWOX1 3D printer for their classroom use. The workshop will go through all features and teach you how to operate the 3D printers. Attendees also will learn how to use the slicer app and gain tips on technical 3D printing. Teachers and/or students who participate in this workshop will also receive a free set of drones. The workshop will go through the features of the drones and teach you how to fly. In addition, you will be capable of programming the drones to fly autonomously! We will cover the concepts of an upcoming drone competition to show off your flying skills!
Unlocking LiteracyThere will be an all-day session on Saturday with Kristin DiPerri and Todd Czubek. Participants will be given an overview of the foundations of literacy, review the application of ASL/English bilingual strategies to literacy instruction, and be given strategies for ASL composition, comprehension, vocabulary study, and ways to include ASL literacy skills throughout the curriculum. Sessions will be suitable for a range of age levels and will address literacy in a developmental context. Additional sessions will include information on using the Dash robot in academics and how to develop related activities for classroom instruction, as well as, integrating IXL into the ELA/mathematics classroom. On-site participants will receive a Dash robot.
FLIGHTS FOR ATTENDING THIS CONFERENCE ARE COVERED BY US!
ROOM AND MEALS AT SHOCCO SPRINGS ARE COVERED BY US!
REGISTER NOW! LIMITED AVAILABILITY!