Participants will understand how a Squishy Circuit works.
Participants will know how to apply the Harvard thinking routine in future lessons.
Participants will be able to connect Squishy Circuits with Art.
This is a practical workshop. Participants will have a hands on experience and will be able to explore “squishy circuits” in a fun way.
Participants will use a Harvard thinking routine to explore Squishy Circuits.
Participants will be shown some examples of how Squishy Circuits were used in a Year 3/ Grade 2 classroom to enhance scientific thinking.
Participants will be shown the next steps of how Squishy Circuits can be taken further and connect with making.
May Li studied Educational Technology in both Bachelor and Master program, and graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2013 and currently works at Renaissance College Hong Kong. She is excited to see how technology empowers students’ creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking, and devotes herself to helping teachers and students to enhance their teaching and learning with technology.
Leigh Thomas has been a Primary School teacher for 15 years. She is passionate about integrating technology into the classroom. Leigh is also excited about integrating technology with Makers Education and has seen first hand how this creates a community of makers who are problem solvers, critical thinkers, communicators and collaborators.