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Deadline: Implementation Plan (First Call)

Hosted by: Chicago Student Invention Convention
Audience: Educators

The Implementation Plan tells us that you are committed to participating in the program this year. It is your official "sign-up" to the free program and gets you access to program resources, curriculum, and professional development, as well as a spot for your students at the convention. Log in to your Dashboard to submit your […]

Encyclopedia Britannica: Britannica School Training

Hosted by: Encyclopedia Britannica
Audience: Educators
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

Join us to learn more about Britannica School, the Chicago Student Invention Convention's go-to site for research. Dive deeper on features of the free program, including changing reading level, translation, and text¬† read-aloud. Explore features to help your students use Britannica School to browse by subject, media type, or weekly rotating content and information on […]

Code Your Dreams: Using Six 45-Minute Coding Lessons

Hosted by: Code Your Dreams
Audience: Parents, Educators
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

Did you know students can use coding to invent? This webinar will review the 6 Lesson Series presented by Code Your Dreams and Chicago Innovation. The lessons include videos, student workbooks, teacher guides, and assessment quizzes. Learn all about the coding series and its integration with code.org. All of the videos, interactive lessons, and quizzes […]

Thinking Like a Digital Designer (Part 1)

Hosted by: TechGirlz
Audience: Students
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

In the FIRST part of this 2-part Saturday workshop series, students will learn how researchers, designers and developers use design thinking to create digital experiences like the ones in their favorite apps! Guided activities will show students how to put themselves in the mind of users that may not be the same as them and […]

Free

Intellectual Property/Patent 101 Workshop

Hosted by: Thompson Coburn LLP
Audience: Parents, Educators
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

Thompson Coburn LLP, judges of the annual Patent Award, share information about intellectual property, patents, and trademarks. For teachers interested in helping their students create original, patent-eligible inventions, this webinar is designed to help support understanding of patents and support originality in student invention. Click to Register for Event

Designing Mobile Apps (Part 2)

Hosted by: TechGirlz
Audience: Students
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

In the SECOND part of this 2-part Saturday workshop series, students will learn to¬†design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class. This session will provide you with specific tools, techniques and workflows to help you kick-off your mobile app idea the right […]

Free

Deadline: Implementation Plans (Extended)

Hosted by:
Audience: Educators

The Implementation Plan tells us that you are committed to participating in the program this year. It is your official "sign-up" to the free program and gets you access to program resources, curriculum, and professional development, as well as a spot for your students at the convention. Log in to your Dashboard to submit your […]

Ideate, Brainstorm, Create: Let’s Get Imaginative!

Hosted by: Creative Education Foundation
Audience: Parents, Educators
Zoom Meeting Room (Virtual Event)

Creative thinking is a muscle that is not often flexed or developed, so this interactive kick-off event will guide you through the lessons and get you to try out some creative thinking yourself. Topics covered include: -Sentence Starters -The Idea Box -Forced Connections -Improv for Ideating -How to Make Decisions The Creative Education Foundation has […]