2018 Summer STEM Academies for Educators

Designed for Teachers Teaching STEM Curriculum in Grades 6 – 12

For St Louis Public School Teachers and Counselors Only


LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics & Engineering STEM Academy

New to robotics and don’t know where to begin or what to do!

This course will be facilitated through fun and motivating activities. Experience inspiring missions from a variety of resources from a student perspective with enough time to reflect and discuss more about learning approaches, learning areas, tips and tricks, application and differentiation in your classroom and team. Gain ideas for how to facilitate engaging, hands-on lessons that support your students to both achieve learning goals and boost their 21st century skills.

To support you in succeeding, we will provide time and guidance to plan your first robotics lessons and prepare you for coaching your first team using LEGO Education inspired teaching materials and approach to learning. By the end of the course, you will be fully prepared to implement LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 in your robotics class and coach your team in a robotics program.  Enable your middle school students to become the critical thinkers and creators of the future by growing their creative problem solving skills, while fostering team collaboration.


Instructor:  Brian Keller, 5th grade teacher, Edgar Road Elementary School, B.A. Education, M.A. Education and Innovation.  Mr. Keller previously taught 4th and 5th grades at Mallinckrodt Academy, SLPS. He has coached several FIRST LEGO League teams each year of his teaching tenure, taught robotics camps at the Ranken Summer Adventure Academies, and developed robotics programs at both Edgar Roads and Mallinckrodt Elementary Schools.

When/Where: June 25 – 29, 2018, 8AM – 4PM, C120A (Cook Building), Ranken Technical College, St. Louis, MO.

Registration Fee:  $25 (non-refundable); lunch will be provided daily.

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