03 9349 5809
When: 9.30am - 4pm, Thursday 28th July
Where: Whittlesea Tech School, Epping
Presenter: Pat McMahon
This hands-on masterclass will introduce participants to Arduino – an open-source electronics platform, where single-board microcontrollers and kits are used to build digital devices. Pat McMahon will take you through a range of projects, including LEDs, push-button switches, sounders, potentiometers, and ultra-sonic sensors. You’ll discuss the applications for this technology in the classroom and identify new ways to engage your students in STEM.
PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP WITH THE ARDUINO IDE SOFTWARE INSTALLED AND PRE-TESTED.
Morning tea and lunch are provided.
Places are limited - apply early to ensure your spot
After 50 years of teaching, Pat McMahon has retired, but remains committed to helping Technologies teachers achieve excellence in the classroom. Throughout his career, he has helped over 3,000 students build microcontroller projects, and has run workshops for over 1000 teachers. Pat has been fortunate to have shown his students work overseas and has received various International, Australian State and Territory awards. In 2018, he was awarded an Honorary Lifetime Membership of DATTA Vic in recognition for his outstanding service to the Technologies learning area.
Thanks to Whittlesea Tech School for hosting this event.
Thanks to the Department of Education & Training for their support for this event through their Strategic Partnership Program
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