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Session Descriptions: Day 2 AM Block: Davis

  • Session presenters, offerings, locations, and/or schedule are subject to change
  • In some cases, target audiences have been identified, but all sessions are open to everyone

Teaching STEM - FREE Programs and Chrome Apps
August 9, 10:55-11:35
Edward J. Davis, Teacher, West Warwick Public Schools

@eadavisiii Email

  • Technology/Computer Science, K-12
  • Audience cap: 25
  • Participant devices (tablet, iPad, laptop) are recommended for this session but not required
This workshop will focus on many of the free programs that are available to teach STEM in the Industrial Technology Classroom including Scratch, Trimble Sketchup, Westpoint Bridge Designer, and Lego Robots software. Included in the workshop will be the many options that are available for Chromebooks.

Edward J. Davis is entering his 40th year of teaching and is a Certified Google Trainer and Google Educator. He has spent most of his career as an Industrial Arts Teacher but has also been a Tech. Integration Coordinator and a Vocational Educator in the field of Graphic Communications. Most of his HS level classes provided students with articulated college credits.

In the past, Ed developed a Digital Literacy program at Deering Middle School in West Warwick. His previous employment included 25 years in Fall River, MA, and 12 years in Tiverton, RI. He has taught numerous classes in technology education, including Graphic Design, Web Design, Desktop Publishing, and Entrepreneurship.

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