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2023 Teacher-Mentor Institute (TMI)

  • Teacher – Mentor Institute Workshop Event – Registration Landing Page Link
    • Registration deadline 30 June 2023
  • Schedule
    • 28 April – 7 July: Pre-Class Work – required for CEU Credit
    • 11 July (8:15 AM – 4:30 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 12 July (8:15 AM – 4:30 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 13 July (8:15 AM – 4:00 PM): 3-Day Classroom
    • 2023 Draft 3-Day Classroom Agenda –  Link 
  • St Mary’s Catholic Church Littleton
    • 6853 S Prince St, Littleton, CO
  • Pre-Class Work
    • Pre-Class Instructions File – Link
      • Class Entrance Survey – Link – complete ASAP and no later than July 7 at 1 PM
      • Pre-Class Preparation List of all associated files – Link
    • Contents
      • TMI Workshop Introduction – including BEST Robotics Competition Introduction and Safety
      • BEST Robotics Competition Introduction
      • Engineering and Engineering Design Process and Critical Design Review Presentation Introduction
      • Software Introduction – including easyC programming
      • VEX Robotics Introduction
      • TMI Workshop Robot Competition Rules
      • BEST Engineering Notebook and Judging Introduction – Link, PLUS EN Judging Exercise – Link – complete by July 7 at 1 PM
    • Quizzes (required for CEU credit) – If possible, complete by July 7 at 1:00 PM or IF MORE TIME IS NEEDED complete BY MONDAY at 1:00
      • TMI Competition Overview Quiz – Link
      • TMI Rules Quiz – Link
      • TMI Software Quiz – Link
      • TMI Safety Quiz – Link
      • TMI VEX Curriculum EN Journaling Exercise – Link
    • Pre-Class REFERENCE List – Link
  • TMI Participant Emails
    • TMI Pre-Class Preparation Instructions link
  • TMI In-Class Presentation Slides Link
  • TMI New Rules and Q&A Sheet Link
  • TMI Presentation Videos – to be provided
  • Exit Survey
    • 3-Day Class Exit Survey – Link
  • INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU) AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT APPLICANTS
    • Front Range Community College is supporting our offering of Colorado 4.0 CEUs / 40 Professional Development hours to qualifying teachers. To receive the credit: quizzes and exercises from both ONLINE pre-class material and IN PERSON Sessions Participation are required.  TMI participants will use a provided link to register and pay the $30 fee, within 30 days following TMI. Certificates will be provided via email.

Questions:  email: Linda King Linda.King@bestinc.org