ISET Workshop July 2012
Agenda•   Introductions•   What is I-SET?•   Glossary …•   Where is the beginning?•   A plan for the next 4 days …
Introductions
What is I-SET?• It is a Community Engagement  Project based in CSET,  supported by Research &  Innovation.• Inspiring Scie...
A need for Science,Engineering and Technology• World wide there are 20 000  robotics teams participating in  FLL.• In Sout...
Social Media Options• Presentations and event reports:  http://www.slideshare.net/I-SET• Event photographs: https://www.fa...
Goal of I-SET• To ensure that a wider  community of learners gain the  awareness of fun of Science,  Engineering and Techn...
GLOSSARY•   MindStorms (9797 + Resource kit)•   Nxt (programming language)•   FLL•   WRO•   Teams•   Resources•   Sponsors...
Where is the beginning?•   A group of learners•   A coach/mentor•   A kit (MindStorm)•   A laptop with software•   …. And ...
What’s the plan?•   Informal•   Informative for all•   Ask questions•   Get to know and share•   Never solo
Plan for the Week – Day 1•   Session 1 : Introductions•   Session 2 : Management and Resources•   Session 3 : Start Buildi...
Plan for the Week – Day 2•   Session 1 : Programming•   Session 2 : Programming resources•   Session 3 : Building•   Sessi...
Plan for the Week – Day 3•   Session 1 : Introduction to WRO•   Session 2 : The Competition and the Planning•   Session 3 ...
Plan for the Week – Day 4• Session 1 : Introduction to FLL• Session 2 : Project management and team  requirements for the ...
Other issues that need to be           discussed?• Selection of teams?• Time and commitment.• Project management.
How to bring our schools out of           the 20th century?• Aiming too low.• Knowing more about the world.• Thinking outs...
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I-SET Coach and Mentor training that took place at Unisa main campus during school holidays

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I set workshop (2-5 july 2012)day1

  1. 1. ISET Workshop July 2012
  2. 2. Agenda• Introductions• What is I-SET?• Glossary …• Where is the beginning?• A plan for the next 4 days …
  3. 3. Introductions
  4. 4. What is I-SET?• It is a Community Engagement Project based in CSET, supported by Research & Innovation.• Inspiring Science, Engineering and Technology• A team effort.
  5. 5. A need for Science,Engineering and Technology• World wide there are 20 000 robotics teams participating in FLL.• In South Africa there are 110 … 10 within CSET.• And the rest of Africa?
  6. 6. Social Media Options• Presentations and event reports: http://www.slideshare.net/I-SET• Event photographs: https://www.facebook.com/isetlego• Videos of our I-SET community channel: http://www.youtube.com/isetcommunity• News updates (and re-tweets of important info) follow us on: http://twitter.com/#!/isetlego• I-SET Virtual Learning Environment launching soon …
  7. 7. Goal of I-SET• To ensure that a wider community of learners gain the awareness of fun of Science, Engineering and Technology …• By equipping and supporting a community of coaches and mentors.• Using robotics!
  8. 8. GLOSSARY• MindStorms (9797 + Resource kit)• Nxt (programming language)• FLL• WRO• Teams• Resources• Sponsorship
  9. 9. Where is the beginning?• A group of learners• A coach/mentor• A kit (MindStorm)• A laptop with software• …. And a plan ….
  10. 10. What’s the plan?• Informal• Informative for all• Ask questions• Get to know and share• Never solo
  11. 11. Plan for the Week – Day 1• Session 1 : Introductions• Session 2 : Management and Resources• Session 3 : Start Building• Session 4 : Start Programming
  12. 12. Plan for the Week – Day 2• Session 1 : Programming• Session 2 : Programming resources• Session 3 : Building• Session 4 : Building resource
  13. 13. Plan for the Week – Day 3• Session 1 : Introduction to WRO• Session 2 : The Competition and the Planning• Session 3 : Johan Benade …. Mr WRO• Session 4 : more of Johan
  14. 14. Plan for the Week – Day 4• Session 1 : Introduction to FLL• Session 2 : Project management and team requirements for the FLL competition – from a coach’s perspective.• Session 3 : Johannes de Vries – Mr FLL• Session 4 : more of Johannes.
  15. 15. Other issues that need to be discussed?• Selection of teams?• Time and commitment.• Project management.
  16. 16. How to bring our schools out of the 20th century?• Aiming too low.• Knowing more about the world.• Thinking outside the box.• Becoming smarter about new sources of information?• Developing good people skills.• www.time.com December 2006
  17. 17. Thank you

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