IT Exploration Summer Workshop

New and Improved IT Exploration Material Reveal!

IT Exploration curricular materials are undergoing a facelift to become even more engaging for secondary educators and students. Here’s what’s new in the 2018-19 program:

  • The Game Design module has been redeveloped (Game On!)
  • The existent System Administration (Hardware and Networking) module are enjoying a healthy split with each separate module boasting new content
  • In response to consumer demand, digital citizenship, and careers modules are in development
  • Existing modules; Security, Analytics, and Software Development are being updated
  • All the ITX materials will align to Precision Exams Standards (Developed from CompTIA Standards) for the Exam titled “Information Technology Introduction – 801” (see Precision exam information technology blue print)
  • All of this…and IT’s still FREE? –   Absolutely!

When?

Aug. 14, 2018
8:30am -4:00pm

Where?

HTC, Eden Prairie Campus

Cost?

FREE

For more information: contact russell.fraenkel@metrostate.edu or call 651.253.9438

Tentative Event Schedule

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9:00 am - 9:50 am

Introduction of the team and participants, overview of the Stem Fuse curriculum , overview of the Precision Exam and standards

10:00 am- 12:10 pm | Rotation through new Modules

  • Digital Citizenship- room TBA
  • Networking-Room TBA
  • Careers-Room TBA

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12:15 pm-1:00 pm | Lunch

Networking and Appetizers

1:00pm-3:20pm | Lesson Planning & Curriculum Development

We’ll dive into hands-on student activities, resources, and revisions within the Modules listed below.

  • Intro to IT and Office Productivity Skills
  • System Administration & Hardware
  • Software & Application Development
  • Information & Internet Security
  • Business Analytics & Data
  • Game Development & Design

Time for lesson planning and collaboration to develop curriculum will be available during this session.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm | Event Conclusion

  • Resources for Instructors
  • Precision Exams
  • Questions and Comments