Spark Network Update for June 28, 2012
Don't miss these exciting events and opportunities happening in the coming days!
Don’t miss these exciting events and opportunities happening in the coming days!
SCE Digital Learning Challenge
This initiative seeks individual and organizational partners working to increase access to the most engaging, educationally effective digital learning media, particularly for under-served populations.Read more here.
Spark & MakeShop Playtesting Grant Applications
Last week, Spark, in partnership with the Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh and MakeShop, announced a Playtesting Grant Program.
If you missed the application workshop on Wednesday, fear not! You still have plenty of time to ready your applications and get them into Spark by July 20th. Contact Spark for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Minute, Jr. Film Workshop
This One Minute, Jr. Film Workshop is the only one of its kind that UNICEF hosts in all of North America. The PDF application is attached. For ages 13-18. Check here for details.
July Data Debate
The Government announces it has 5-10 open seats for a mini conference taking place on July 10th which intends to explore how to open up education-related datasets to the private sector. Email Richard Culatta and tell him why you should be at the table!
Last Call for First Call, Mini Maker Faire
This Saturday, June 30th is the Round 1 Deadline of the Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers seeking submissions for participants in this fall’s DIY showcase. Check here for additional information.
Hands-on Workshops at Assemble
Get to Assemble this Saturday and every Saturday for unique workshops featuring things like electronics, paint, and more. The cost is $5 for one class or $25 for six.
Upcoming Spark Events
PBL Lunch & Learn with Ken Lockette
Principle of Avonworth High School, Ken Lockette, will be coming into the Sprout offices on July 9th to do a Lunch & Learn. Over lunch, Ken will discuss project-based learning and suggest ways to integrate the structure into other school districts.
SparkNight Road trip to Oglebay
Head to the Schrader Environmental Education Center of Oglebay Institute on July12th for an evening that emphasizes the relationship between outdoor play and creativity and the unique bond between children and nature. Hear what else is in store here.
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Published June 28, 2012