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Technovation 2018: Curriculum Workshop

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12 Channel St

Boston, MA 02210

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Interested in leading a Technovation team but not sure what's involved?

Want to learn best practices to lead your team to success?

Then sign up now for this

Technovation Curriculum Workshop!

This workshop prepares teachers, coaches, or anyone interested in being a team's primary mentor to successfully complete the Technovation Challenge 2018.

Topics include:

  • What is Technovation?
  • Addressing the Intangibles:
    • Recruiting
    • Scheduling
    • Device information
    • Working with mentors
    • Motivation & workload
  • Teaching brainstorming / ideation
  • Teaching MIT App Inventor
  • Teaching business planning
  • Pitching 101
  • Preparing for the Showcase and further competition

The class will be taught by two experienced Technovation coaches, Padmaja Bandaru from the Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School (AMSA) and David Petty of Winchester High.


Saturday, 10/14
8:30am: Coffee & pastry
9am - 12noon: Instruction
12 - 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30 - 4pm: Instruction

Sunday, 10/15
8:30am: Coffee & pastry
9am - 12noon: Instruction

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

MassRobotics has a parking lot out front, but it's metered every 2 hours (though likely free on Sunday). Nearby parking garage at 12 Drydock Ave (3 minute walk) is $10-15 for the day on weekends.

To get to MassRobotics via public transportation, use the Silver Line from South Station.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, printed tickets are not necessary.

Will food and drink be provided?

It is recommended that participants bring a refillable water bottle and any snacks they may like to have with them. A light breakfast will be served upon arrival both days, and lunch will be served midday on the first day only.

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12 Channel St

Boston, MA 02210

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