IT Exploration 3.0: Training Experiences for Secondary Education Teachers

Over the past several years, the IT Center of Excellence has partnered with teachers and schools across Minnesota to offer a unique introductory course intended to give high school students exposure to a variety of IT-related careers and educational pathways.  A 3.0 ‘new and improved’ version of the IT Exploration curriculum will soon be available for teachers/classrooms for the 2018-19 school year. The course content, online tools, and exercises are now offered on an educational platform provided through a partnership with Minnesota-based STEM Fuse. Learn more about this innovative IT Exploration curriculum.

Learn to Teach IT Exploration 3.0 – In-person Training

Are you new to IT Exploration, or an experienced IT Exploration teacher interested in learning more about the 3.0 materials being prepared for the 2018-19 school year? ,  On August 14, 2018 multiple trainers will allow for your training needs to be met. The training will help you to utilize the curriculum and user-friendly platform.  It is designed to be hands-on, and you will experience first-hand how easy it can be to provide instruction and lead exercises and assignments related to each of the new and true topic areas using the STEM Fuse platform.

All participants will review the new modules and training materials, as well as its alignment to the Precision Exams – Information Technology Introduction (801).

By completing the daylong training, you will earn 6 CEUs.

IT Exploration Summer Workshop

Aug. 14, 2018

HTC, Eden Prairie Campus

8:30am -4:00pm

In a 1 day workshop on August 14th, participants will be introduced to the revised IT Exploration curriculum and have an opportunity to network with other users.  Hands on activities will be used for both new and experienced instructors to explore the student activities in the curriculum.  All sessions will be taught by current IT Exploration users and it is a free workshop.