Through the support of the REMC Association of Michigan, the group will be taking the idea to other locations around the state for FREE. Now is your time to get involved! Here are the details on the next event:
When: May 5, 2017 8:15-3:00
Where: Kalamazoo RESA Service Center
Lunch and SCECHs Provided
Registration: Click Here
Always looking to provide a varied and powerful learning experience for teachers, Kellie DeLosSantos of the Jackson County ISD, came upon the idea, quickly collaborated with others and PLAYDATEMI was born. The first event took place at Jackson ISD on September 30, 2016. Feedback from this initial event was overwhelmingly positive.
When other PLAYDATEs will make an appearance near you, check out the REMC Association Website
Carolyn Fitzmaurice is an innovative first grade teacher at Portage Central Elementary School. She has spent many hours devoted to her own professional growth around the Maker Movement including day long Tinkerzoo workshops here at KRESA/REMC12W. Carolyn is participating in our checkout system for Tinkerzoo Kits and the latest ~ Ozobots. They are now invading the halls of Central Elementary! In Carolyn's own words;
On our way to Costo, "Hey mom, there is a Stop on (WMU) campus by the round-about. Can we walk around for a bit before shopping." I smile to myself and say, "Of course!"
This app, that is only about three weeks in release, it is taking the world gym by gym (ジム )! Getting us out and about. Allowing us to explore areas as a team/family. Yes, we may be looking down at our phones but that is where parental/teacher involvement comes into play. Ask your children/students: