June 2019 Edition of NYS Ed Tech Innovators Newsletter Available / Call for Articles
- Creators’ Cove, Sloatsburg Elementary School's version of a makerspace, allows teachers to enhance unit lessons, like engineering, robotics, and electricity, by implementing a creative component where students can expand on concepts they learn in class through imagination and innovation.
- The robotics class at Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District competed in a regional, qualifying tournament for “Turning Point,” the VEX Robotics game where several teams attempted to score as many points with their robots as possible. Students collaborated with each other and took on different roles. During this challenge, participating students had the chance to develop new STEM skills and became comfortable working with a team.
- Amherst Middle School in Buffalo, NY expands its physics classroom experience by incorporating hands-on robotics into their classroom learning. The lesson incorporates individual work, practice, revision, problem solving, discussion, and group work, allowing for accommodation of various learning styles and opportunities for audio, visual, and tactile learning opportunities.