Let's Invent! Professional Development Series for K-12 Teachers

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Lemelson-MIT Program and MIT’s J-WEL pK-12 are offering four professional development opportunities for educators to engage in activities needed to launch students on the pathway to inventing. Learn how to find and define problems, and design and build novel, useful and unique solutions that improve the lives of others. These sessions are FREE!

January 27, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Let's Invent! Early Years (ages 5-7) 
Participants will be introduced to books and engage in related activities that support the learning and understanding of invention in the early years. 

February 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Let's Invent! Early Years (ages 8-10) 
Participants will be introduced to books and engage in related activities that support the learning and understanding of invention in the early years.

March 31, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Let's Invent! Middle Years (ages 11-13) 
This session will introduce coding as a key tool in an inventor’s tool bag, and explore “Stepping into Coding,” a five-chapter book created by  Lemelson-MIT.

April 28, 2021, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. & Canada)
Let's Invent! Upper years (ages 14-18) 
This session will include a lesson about the entire invention process. We will touch on topics that can be explored in-depth as time permits.

Website

https://lemelson.mit.edu/news-events/...

Cost

FREE

Department
Lemelson-MIT Program
Hashtag

#invention, #education, #K12, #teachers

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