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2022 Teacher-Mentor Institute (TMI)

  • Teacher – Mentor Institute Workshop Event – Landing Page Link
    • Registration deadline 29 June 2022
  • Schedule / Agenda
    • 12 June – 8 July: Pre-Class Work – required for CEU Credit
    • 12 July (8:15 AM – 4:30 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 13 July (8:15 AM – 4:30 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 14 July (8:15 AM – 4:00 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 2022 Draft 3-Day Classroom Agenda –  Link (updated 7/4/22))
  • Pre-Class Work
    • Pre-Class Instructions File – Link
      • Class Entrance Survey – Linkcomplete ASAP and no later than July 8 at 1 PM
      • Pre-Class Preparation List of all associated files – Link
        • Contents:
          1. TMI Workshop Introduction – including BEST Robotics Competition Introduction and Safety
          2. BEST Robotics Competition Introduction
          3. Engineering and Engineering Design Process and Critical Design Review Presentation Introduction
          4. Software Introduction – including easyC programming
          5. VEX Robotics Introduction
          6. TMI Workshop Robot Competition Rules
          7. BEST Engineering Notebook and Judging Introduction – Link, PLUS EN Judging Exercise – Linkcomplete by July 8 at 1 PM
    • Quizzes (required for CEU credit) – If possible, complete by July 8 at 1:00 PM or IF MORE TIME IS NEEDED complete BY MONDAY at 1:00 PM
      1. TMI Competition Overview Quiz – Link
      2. TMI Rules Quiz – Link
      3. TMI Software Quiz – Link
      4. Safety Quiz – Link
      5. VEX Curriculum EN Journaling Exercise – Link
    • Pre-Class REFERENCE List – Link
  • TMI Participant Emails
    1. TMI Pre-Class Preparation Instructions Email – Link
    2. TMI Final Details Email – Link
  • TMI In-Class Presentation Slides Link
  • TMI Presentation Videos – Link
  • Exit Survey
    • 3-Day Class Exit Survey – Link
  • INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU) APPLICANTS
    • Denver BEST TMI is a 4.0 CEU course for 40 hours of work (~20 hours in pre-class preparation work and ~20 hours in class).
    • Prior to August 17, 2022, you must send a check for $35, made out to Community College of Aurora (with Denver BEST TMI in the memo field) to:
      • Jenn Scott (UPDATED)
      • Community College of Aurora
      • 16000 E Centre Tech Parkway
      • Aurora, CO 80011
    • After processing, your certificate will be emailed to you

Questions:  email: Judith Schlesinger at Judith.schlesinger@bestinc.org