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Maker Camp Training: Hosting Great Virtual and Hybrid CampsExpired

What You'll Do:

Are you planning to host a summer camp with virtual components? Whether some or all of your campers will be tuning in virtually, you need some pointers to help camp run smoothly. Enter Kelsey Derringer and Matt Chilbert from CodeJoy.

In just over a year, Kelsey and Matt have planned and hosted hundreds of online camps and served over 7,000 students with groups like UNICEF, UC Berkeley, and the Boys and Girls Club – and they were one of the featured makers from 2020’s Family Maker Camp. From camera setup to classroom culture-building online, they have the experience and know-how to help you be successful in your camp this summer!

Topics:

  • How to use multiple cameras to make great visual demos
  • Video conferencing features for teaching
  • Establishing classroom norms and culture – even online!
  • Teaching techniques and tools for online engagement
  • Materials management
  • Time management
  • Q and A – bring your questions!

Takeaways from the session:

  • Hyperlinked Google doc with resources and tips
  • Videos to study
  • Interactive learning experience

This training session is open to all registered Maker Camps. Register your Maker Camp today.

What You'll Need:

Please log in from the device you will host your virtual or hybrid program from, if you have access to it.

Videos:

About your Facilitator:

In just over a year, Kelsey and Matt have planned and hosted hundreds of online camps and served over 7,000 students with groups like UNICEF, UC Berkeley, and the Boys and Girls Club - and they were one of the featured makers from 2020's Family Maker Camp. Kelsey Derringer, CodeJoy’s on-screen teacher, is an educator with 18+ years of classroom and professional development experience. She specializes in teaching robotics and coding to non-CS teachers, helping them bring creative robotics into other subject areas. Matt Chilbert, CodeJoy’s director, is an educational media producer with 10+ years of classroom experience and 20+ years of experience in filmmaking, including working at Sesame Workshop and the Jim Henson Company. He specializes in creating story-driven learning experiences that use filmmaking techniques to keep kids’ minds focused on learning goals.

Facilitator(s)

  • CodeJoy LLC

    CodeJoy produces live, interactive, student-facing shows that get kids coding and controlling the pre-built robots in their studio. Their 45 minute sessions center around a narrative, and kids use code to help Kelsey and her robot friends solve problems.

    Kelsey Derringer, CodeJoy’s on-screen teacher, is an educator with 18+ years of classroom and professional development experience. She specializes in teaching robotics and coding to non-CS teachers, helping them bring creative robotics into other subject areas. 

    Matt Chilbert, CodeJoy’s director, is an educational media producer with 10+ years of classroom experience and 20+ years of experience in filmmaking, including working at Sesame Workshop and the Jim Henson Company. He specializes in creating story-driven learning experiences that use filmmaking techniques to keep kids’ minds focused on learning goals.

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Details

Dates:
Monday 6/28
  • Jun 28, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Pacific)
Tuesday 6/29
  • Jun 29, 2021 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Pacific)
Cost: SOLD OUT
Age Range: 18+
Have questions or comments? Email us at makercampus@make.co

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