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Tuesday, February 4 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
K-12 Creativity with Trashbots

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Trashbots are a robotic platform that teaches problem solving skills and boosts student creativity by incorporating everyday objects into the mix of solving a problem.This session will introduce you to the Trashbots experience (as if you are a student) and show you curriculum that can be utilized in the classroom.This affordable K-12 STEM technology includes lessons that can easily be adapted for learners of all ages.Trashbots can be coded using TBlocks platform created by Trashbots or with Python.Come create with us!Also hear from the Director of the Doceo Center and a teacher who just completed a computer science endorsement program with the University of Idaho about how these robots were incorporated into a middle school coding camp, and hear from the inventors about why and how they created Trashbots.

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Cassidy Hall

Director, University of Idaho
Cassidy Hall is the director of the Doceo Center for Innovation + Learning, as well as an Associate Professor of learning technologies in the University of Idaho’s Curriculum and Instruction Department. She brings extensive experience of collaboration with teachers and faculty in... Read More →

Chad Harris

Teacher, Bingham Academy High School
Chad Harris has been in education for 23 years. He attended graduate school at the University of Utah. He has worked for a governor as well as trained superintendents and school board members across the state of Utah. Recently, he has been a principal the the middle and high school... Read More →

Rohit Srinivasan

Inventor of Trashbots, Trashbots
Rohit Srinivasan is a sophomore in the Plan II and Mechanical Engineering program at UT, part of the class of 2022. At Trashbots, he specializes in hardware design and business development. In his free time, he enjoys working his 3D printer and Spikeball.

Sidharth Srinivasan

Inventor of Trashbots, Trashbots
Sidharth Srinivasan is a senior at Westlake High School, part of the class of 2020. At Trashbots, he specializes in software development, curriculum development and digital media. In his free time, he enjoys music - singing, piano and guitar - and running.

Tuesday February 4, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm MST
110A Boise Centre 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83890