Teacher Professional Development Events

Our professional development events are available for Saskatchewan teachers.
Click one of the links below to register for an event that will be most appropriate for the grade(s) you teach.​

Upcoming PD Events

September 2024
Sep 24
24 September 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to use Tinkercad to design 3D-printed customized bubble blowers.  This is a hands-on practical session that will give teachers the confidence to use Tinkercad in […]

Sep 26
26 September 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Artificial Intelligence is a transformative tool that can revolutionize teacher practice.  In this session, we will explore the many ways in which AI can enhance teaching, improve student learning, and […]

October 2024
Oct 01
01 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Ozobot can be used in two different ways. The first is as a line-tracking robot that responds to black, red, blue, and green colour codes to perform a variety of […]

Oct 08
08 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to code and wire micro:bit and the Huskylens to use facial recognition to create a security system that engages lights, sounds, and a lock mechanism […]

Oct 15
15 October 2024 3:35 pm - 4:30 pm

Robot Mouse introduces computational thinking and coding to K-2 students through simple directional instructions. In this session, we will introduce you to a variety of Robot Mouse activities that will […]

Oct 16
16 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn the basics of Arduino microcontroller boards! Make use of sensors, lights, motors, and other components to create autonomous, interactive projects that engage your students in problem-solving using circuits. This […]

Oct 22
22 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to teach concepts and practical use of Artificial Intelligence in a series of curriculum linked activities designed for students from grades 4 to grades 7.  […]

Oct 23
23 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to use Tinkercad to design 3-D printed  "Croc" charms that students can design and clip into their Crocs.  This is a hands-on practical session that […]

Oct 29
29 October 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

Edison is a versatile bot that opens up students’ imagination. Grade 5-6 students can make use of Edison’s Lego-compatible pegs and a handful of sensors to solve a variety of […]

November 2024
Nov 05
05 November 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to teach concepts and practical use of Artificial Intelligence in a series of curriculum linked activities designed for students from grades 4 to grades 7.  […]

Nov 13
13 November 2024 9:00 am - 11:30 am

This session will explore Green Technology by learning how to code an electric vehicle using a Micro:bit and recycled garbage.  Students will code Micro:bits to communicate with one another to […]

Nov 19
19 November 2024 3:35 pm - 5:00 pm

This session will demonstrate how to use Tinkercad to design laser printed snowflakes that students can modify and decorate.  This is a hands-on practical session that will give teachers the […]

Past PD Events

April 2024
Apr 17
17 April 2024

This session will demonstrate how to use Tinkercad to design 3D objects that can be 3D printed or laser cut. During this hands-on session, participants will learn how to drag […]

March 2024
Mar 26
26 March 2024

Join Schools from around Saskatchewan to participate in the 13th annual Robot Rumble and Sask Polytech in Saskatoon.  Sumobots are provided for schools that participate for the students to build, […]

Mar 13
13 March 2024

This session introduces codeblocks to grade 6 to 9 teachers. Tinkercad Codeblocks can be used to create 3-D objects and teach concepts of computational thinking, design, and coding. Participants will […]

February 2024
Feb 28
28 February 2024

Explore Green Technology with our newest classroom kit by learning how to code an electric vehicle using a Microbit and recycled garbage.  Students will code micro:bits to communicate with one […]

October 2023
Oct 18
18 October 2023

In this session teachers will code and wire the Micro:bit to create a smart watering system.  In the classroom students will test soil conditions and make a watering system that […]

Oct 10
10 October 2023

Edison is a versatile bot that opens up students’ imagination. Grade 5-6 students can make use of Edison’s Lego-compatible pegs and a handful of sensors to solve a variety of […]

Oct 04
04 October 2023

This session will demonstrate how to use Tinkercad to design a three-dimensional Halloween themed creation that can be used as a bookmark.    During this hands-on session, participants will learn […]

September 2023
Sep 28
28 September 2023
Zoom,

CS30 PD sessions will assume that you have at least come Computer Science background (have taught at least CS20 before or have equivalent knowledge. Sessions will be held on Sept. […]

Sep 26
26 September 2023
Zoom,

The CS20 PD sessions will assume little to no background in Computer Science.  The course will be organized into the following sessions: -Scratch (drag and drop coding) -Reeborg (solving visual […]

May 2022
May 10
10 May 2022

Grades 6 - 9 Teachers can enroll in any or all of the following sessions. Using knowledge gathered from our session, teachers can lead their students through the process to […]

May 03
03 May 2022

The new and improved Micro:bit kit comes with motors, wheels, water pumps, and all the necessary parts to make environmentally responsible projects using endless creativity. This session is intended for […]

April 2022
Apr 26
26 April 2022

Edison is a versatile bot that opens up students’ imagination. Grade 5-6 students can make use of Edison’s Lego-compatible pegs and a handful of sensors to solve a variety of […]

March 2022
Mar 21
21 March 2022

This session is for teachers who have already taken Ozobot PD and want to learn about the recent updates to Ozobot that includes a way to code Ozobot using blue […]

May 2021
May 11
11 May 2021

Keynote Speaker: Jon Lovering Software and Hardware Specialist at Precision AI Workshops Game Development UX Design Data Analytics Networking Security Virtual Reality Coding With Arduino