Teacher Professional Development

Teachers get hands-on practical skills in working with specific technologies.  Sample classroom activities are provided and discussed.  Further resources are introduced, along with sample classroom usage.  Discussion on integration with other curriculum and practical tips for getting started.

  • Technology is demystified

  • Teachers are empowered with specific technical skills required to lead classroom sessions

  • Teachers are empowered with vocabulary and conceptual framework

  • Successful classroom practice is demonstrated, but teachers have support to discuss and develop their own approaches to teaching

Typically runs with a small group of teachers (2 to 6 people).  Each teacher gets hands on experience with the technology and is shown how to complete and troubleshoot specific tasks.  Teachers complete a simple technical challenge that can be used as a subsequent classroom activity.   Sample lesson plans are provided and discussed, along with practical tips for success with these activities.  Further resources for both teachers and students are provided on the day.

Choice of Timing:

  • 1 x 90min sessions OR

  • 2 x 90 minute sessions

Choice of Technologies:


Choice of delivery options (assuming 2 sessions):

  • Repeat technology with multiple groups, eg:

    • Lego Mindstorms with Teacher Group 1

    • Lego Mindstorms with Teacher Group 2

  • Run one group through multiple technologies, eg:

    • Lego Mindstorms with Teacher Group 1

    • Scratch & Makey Makey with Teacher Group 1

Class size:

  • Maximum of 6 teachers per session


  • $450 – 1 x 90min session

  • $750 – 2 x 90min sessions

Book now or get further information:

Email: kerry@goldengearrobotics.com.au

Phone: 0418 330 324 (Kerry)

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