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    Teacher Tuesday – Make, Play, Connect
    -a networking event to spur ideas that teachers can test in their classrooms

    Hosted by Washington High School and Illinois Science & Technology Institute

    115 Bondurant St, Washington, IL 61571

    Tuesday, June 5 | 5:00pm-6:30pm

    Registration Link

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    University of Illinois Extension staff in the Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit are collaborating with River City Labs, Caterpillar STEM Outreach, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council, and Champaign-Urbana Fab Lab to provide engaging and interactive events and discussions focused around STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and how educators and out-of-school time providers can implement new ideas in their programming.

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    ProjectNext Generation Grant The Brimfield Public Library has been awarded the Project Next Generation Grant by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for the second year in a row.
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    Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot—or as under-researched—as "Maker" education.

    The term generally refers to using a wide variety of hands-on activities (such as building, computer programming, and sewing) to support academic learning and the development of a mindset that values playfulness and experimentation, growth and iteration, and collaboration and community.

  5. Published

    Midwest Makerfest - Peoria Civic Center-August 8,2015