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STEMAZing Institute: Fold, Make, Model, Build - Hands-on, Minds-on Geometry

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Thursday, June 14, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Tucson Electric Power - Downtown Tucson
  • 2


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Take geometry instruction to the next level using Zometools, a geometric construction set, and origami. Empower students to explore symmetry and discover how nature “chooses” its shapes. Inspire students to seek connections between geometry and art. Come learn from master middle and high school mathematics educator and Einstein Fellow Emeritus, Peg Cagle, how to effectively use both Zometools and origami to take your students on creative learning adventures. Each teacher will receive a Zometools STEAM kit and origami supplies valued at more than $300. 

Audience: 4th-12th Grade Teachers

(In order to maximize the impact of this workshop, only educators who work directly with students will be allowed to register and receive a kit. Please contact DaNel Hogan if you would like to attend but are in an administrative role.)

Facilitators: Peg Cagle - Presidential Awardee, Einstein Fellow Emeritus, Math Educator Extraordinaire

Cost: $75 includes materials, continental breakfast, and lunch.

This workshop is part of the STEMAZing Institute. The STEMAZing Project’s philosophy on teacher professional development is simple: It must be hands-on and engaging – putting the educators in the seat of the students to experience STEM lessons firsthand. It must provide the educators with the equipment and supplies they need to implement the lessons and activities in their classrooms the next day if they choose. It must be facilitated by master educators who have themselves been in the classroom.

Media Policy:

The Pima County School Superintendent's Office and its partners often take photographs and videos during events and workshops as they occur. By registering for this event and/or workshop you are granting permission to use these images to promote our programs in print, on the web, and on social media.

Payment Policy
Payments must be received five (5) business days prior to the start of the class.  Payments can be in the form of a check, credit card, P-Card, or a school purchase order. Registrations within the five (5) day window must be paid immediately upon registering for the course. 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing five (5) business days prior to the start of the class to receive a refund.  Cancellations can be emailed to: ricky.hernandez@schools.pima.gov.  No refunds will be given for “no shows.”  If courses are cancelled due to low enrollment, refunds will be issued to the individual or the school.

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