Summer@IMSA - Adult Workshops - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Summer@IMSA – Adult Workshops

Discovering Design Thinking

for parents, educators, school and community leaders.

A two-day immersive dive into design thinking for parents, educators, school and community leaders. Design thinking is a creative process that helps you design meaningful solutions to real-world problems at home, in the classroom, at your school, and in your community. The 2-day immersive experience will provide you with ways to explore and use design thinking to design meaningful, and impactful learning and community experiences.

Dates Location Online Registration Facilitators
June 11 – 12 Aurora Register Now! Kelly Page, Ph.D.

The Tech Generation & Social Media Preparedness

for parents, educators, school and community leaders.

A two-day immersive workshop on the impact of digital technology and social media on youth learning and living. For parents, educators, school and community leaders, you’ll explore the impact of digital technology and social media on the learning and education of youth today with strategies for responsible social media use at home, in the classroom, school, and community. The 2-day immersive experience will provide you with ways to prepare your home, school, and community for a socially connected world of learning and living. 

Dates Location Online Registration Facilitators
July 17 – 18 Aurora Register Now! Kelly Page, Ph.D.

Creating a Mini Makerspace at Home

for parents.

A 2-day immersive experience with tips on how to design and set-up a mini-maker space at home for your child.

Dates Location Online Registration Facilitators
June 19 – 20 Aurora Register Now! Erik Swanson

Makerspace Fast Start

for librarians, educators, and school leaders.

A 2-day immersive experience into what goes into building and managing a Makerspace for youth in a learning community.

Dates Location Online Registration Facilitators
June 26 – 27 Aurora Register Now! Erik Swanson

Developing a Maker Community

for librarians, educators, and school leaders.

A 2-day immersive experience into what goes into developing, curating and managing a maker community for youth in a learning community.

Dates Location Online Registration Facilitators
July 24 – 25 Aurora Register Now! Erik Swanson

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