Project Period: January 1, 2015 – May 31, 2016
Target Audience: Middle and High School Teachers, Middle School Students
Funding Source: Verizon Foundation
Funding Amount: $10,000
This Verizon Foundation grant, Flying with Finch for STEM, was awarded to ITTIP in order to provide a two-day professional development on STEM learning with the Finch Robot for 18 middle and high school teachers beginning in the Summer 2015. The grant also supports the purchasing of Finch robot kits for teachers to borrow and use in their classroom throughout the school year for their students to learn and use. In addition, ITTIP provided a Saturday workshop in the Fall 2015 for middle school students to learn about the robot.
Recruitment: Teacher, Student, Website Announcement
Videos: Verizon Grant 2015-16
Articles: Grant Announcement, ITTIP Awarded Verizon Grant, Southside Teachers Learn STEM with Finch Robot, Teachers Learn Scratch with Finch Robot, ITTIP Hosts Student Robotics Workshop, Student Workshop, ITTIP December 2014 Newsletter, ITTIP March 2015 Newsletter, ITTIP Summer 2015 Newsletter, ITTIP November 2015 Newsletter, ITTIP December 2015 Newsletter