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Professional Development for STEAM educators

Learn to design, code & create—and bring those skills to your classroom!

Virtual afternoon classes available in June & July.
(A limited number of morning sessions are available.)

$50 per person • 3 Hours • Up to 25 teachers per session

Adobe Illustrator

Learn to design
with the industry standard.

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Teachers with access to Adobe Illustrator for their classrooms can learn how to use and teach students the basic tools.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

Adobe Photoshop

Learn to edit photos and manipulate images.

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Teachers with access to Adobe Photoshop for their classrooms can learn how to use and teach students tools for photo editing and manipulation.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

Vector Design

Learn to design
with free software.

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Learn to teach vector design with Gravit, an online, free-to-use vector design program. This software enables students to use tablets and laptop computers with limited download permissions, to still access a vector design program. Teach your students to make scalable designs for laser cutting, marketing signs and materials, and screen printing.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

Pottery

Learn to teach innovation by constructing with clay.

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Learn techniques to teach students how to design prototypes of their ideas before constructing with clay. Then practice basic hand-building techniques that have been used throughout history for creating pottery and ceramic sculpture.

We’ll discuss how to teach in-person and virtual classes for ceramics and show you exactly what you need to create low-cost (and fun!) tool kits for your students.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

Coding with Micro:Bits

Learn how to code and program robots.

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Learn to code by sending instructions to a tiny, computer brain called a Micro:bit! Teach your students to program robots, develop mini-games they can actually play, and make new gizmos they can control with code.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

Video Game Design

Learn how to make games and engage students. 

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Learn how to create your own video games and bring computational thinking into your classroom. Get your students instantly engaged in STEAM by passing on your game design knowledge and start them creating, thinking logically, and sharing their own games!

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

3D Design

Learn to create 3D objects with Tinkercad.

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Learn to use TinkerCAD—a free, online, 3D design program that will allow your students to make digital objects for animations, video games, or 3D printing.

Capacity: Up to 25
Cost: $50 per person

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is a proud affiliate of Winrock International.

FIND US IN NLR

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub
204 E 4th St
North Little Rock, AR 72114

(501) 907-6570

info@arhub.org

OUR HOURS

  • 9AM to 5PM on Mon/Wed/Fri
  • 9AM to 7PM on Tue/Thu