Last call!                                                                     Last call!                                                                                 Last Call!

 

Registration deadline is noon on July 24th.

 

E21*: A Conference brought to you by the Vermont Department of Libraries and SparkFun

 

Evening of Thursday, July 31st through afternoon of Saturday, August 2nd

Champlain College, Burlington, VT

 

Registration fee includes lodging, breakfast, and lunch for two days.

Registration $250

 

For more details, go to http://e21con.org/

To register, go to https://secure.vermont.gov/DOL/eventreg/

 

Come and join other librarians, educators, workforce development professionals, makers, and artists for E21, an immersive two-day conference where you will learn skills, make stuff, have fun, and inspire each other.  Explore and experience a hands-on, skill-based learning approach to new technologies.   Then use them in your libraries, classrooms, and other learning spaces, or for personal creative or professional endeavors.

Learn programming languages (Scratch, Processing, Ardublock
). Explore electronics platforms (Arduino, Lilypad, Makey Makey). Combine them with traditional craft techniques (sewing, origami, sculpture, book-making). Putting tenets of the maker movement into practice – collaboration, experimentation, invention, play – everyone will take part in hands-on project creation. 

Also, attend engaging sessions on topics including:

·        making a creative laboratory space in a small rural school or library

·        girls/women and emerging technology

·        the Internet of Things

·        citizen science

·        working across communities


All the cool people will be there. Among them: Jeff Branson, Derek Runberg, and Angela Sheehan from
SparkFun who travel the country teaching K-NASA; Bev Ball, teacher and mischief-maker at The Denver Academy and the AnyThink Libraries; Nate Hill and Meg Backus, the innovators behind the 4th floor of the Chattanooga Public Library; and John Cohn, mad scientist extraordinaire from IBM.

 

Questions? Contact Mara Siegel [log in to unmask] or Jeff Branson [log in to unmask]

 

*E: Emerging, Exploration, Engagement, Experience, Experiment, Education, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Electronics
 
21: 21st Century

 

 

Mara Siegel
Continuing Education Coordinator
Vermont Department of Libraries

office: 802.828-2727 | cell: 802.359.3178

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