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ARRL Announces 2019 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions:

from The ARRL Letter on March 14, 2019
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ARRL Announces 2019 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions:

As part of its educational outreach through the Education and Technology Program (ETP http://www.arrl.org/education-technology-program), ARRL will offer three sessions of the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology http://www.arrl.org/teachers-institute-on-wireless-technology in July. These week-long workshops will be held at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, and hosted by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA http://w8bi.org/) in Dayton, Ohio. The Teachers Institute (TI) is an expenses-paid professional development seminar that provides teachers at all grade levels with tools and strategies to introduce wireless technology elements into their classrooms, from basic electronics and robotics to space technology. The application deadline is May 1.

The Teachers Institute curriculum is designed for motivated teachers and other school staff who want to learn more about wireless technology and take that knowledge back to their classrooms. The goal of the TI program is to equip educators with necessary fundamental knowledge and -- through hands-on learning -- generate the inspiration for teachers to continue exploring wireless technology, and adapt what they learn to their classroom curricula.

Basic (TI-1) and advanced (TI-2) classes are offered. Applicants to the advanced TI-2 workshop are required to have completed TI-1 and be licensed Amateur Radio operators. Interested educators can apply http://www.arrl.org/teachers-institute-application online. The $100 enrollment fee is refunded for applicants who are not selected. Qualified applicants must be active teachers at an elementary, middle, or high school, or community college/university, or in a leadership/enrichment instruction role in an after-school program.

Summer 2019 Teachers Institute Schedule

Session

Location

Dates

Instructor

TI-2

Newington, Connecticut (ARRL)

July 8 - July 12

Matt Severin, N8MS

TI-1

Dayton, Ohio

July 15 - July 19

Larry Kendall, K6NDL

TI-1

Newington, Connecticut (ARRL)

July 22 - July 26

Tommy Gober, N5DUX

Topics covered in the TI-1 "Introduction to Wireless Technology" workshop include basic electronics, radio science, microcontroller programming, and basic robotics. In addition, TI-1 attendees will learn about Amateur Radio, take part in a hidden transmitter hunt, see demonstrations of Amateur Radio satellite communication, and build and program simple robots.

The TI-2 "Remote Sensing and Data Gathering" workshop will concentrate on analog-to-digital conversion and data sampling. Participants will receive telemetry from Amateur Radio satellites and apply it to math and science topics.

The grant to attend a TI covers transportation, hotel, and a modest per diem allowance to cover meals, instructional resources, and a resource library of relevant ARRL publications.

For more information, contact kbickell@arrl.org ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager Kris Bickell, K1BIC, at ARRL Headquarters. Read more http://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-announces-2019-teachers-institutes-on-wireless-technology-sessions.

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The ARRL Letter

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