The Region 1 Making STEAM Conference is going to be another exciting professional development at the Sequoia Conference Center and HCOE’s Franklin and ERC Campuses. We have 28 breakout sessions with presenters from all over California, New Mexico, Maryland, and New York. Our keynote addresses: Friday, Jan. 6 is Erin Mulcagy of LittleBits Education Strategic Initiatives; Saturday, Jan. 7 is Nirvan Mullick, Videographer and Social Entrepreneur. His video, “Caine’s Arcade” went viral in 2012. You can watch it here: http://cainesarcade.com/

Nirvan’s website: http://cardboardchallenge.com/ We will be doing a cardboard challenge with Nirvan.

Breakout Sessions:

Addressing the A in STEAM

Art and logic of Minecraft

Artful Ecosystems

Atremathics

Citizen Science in the Classroom and Beyond

Connecting Kids to our Local Forests

Data is the New Coconut Water

Engineering on a Shoestring

Fabricating the Future: 3D Printing in Elementary (Even If You Don’t Have a 3D printer!)

Hot and STEAMy Videos

Humboldt Math Festival – foyer display

Implementing and Creating STEAM–Implementation: The Leadership Perspective

Increasing Student Engagement in STEAM

Innovation and the world of drones

Learning in High Definition: Integrated Learning Using Video

LED Wrist Cuff with Craft Technology

Making the Most of Energy: Insulate It!

Media Arts in your classroom

Paper Paper Everywhere!

Power to the People

Science and Art: The Value of Integration

Science and the Arts- A Natural Fit

Spreadsheets Aren’t Scary

The Session Formerly Known as Raspberry Beret

Using STEAM to Guide Lesson Planning

When Math and Art Collide

Register now! http://my.hcoe.net/?event=steam-conference-january-6-7-2017