Thursday Presentations:

Welcome Message from Richard Bush, Department of Technology Chairman

Sessions:

Session 1: Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 am
Session 2: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
Lunch Thursday 11:00 - 1:00 Cooper Dining Hall
SHIPS Drawing Thursday 1:00-1:15 In the SOE Atrium
Session 3 Thursday 1:15 - 2:00
Session 4 Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
Session 5: Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
Banquet Thursday 6:00 - 9:00
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Session 1: Thursday 9:00 – 9:45 am

NYSTEEA and You: How Your Professional Association is Working for YOU!
Nathan Smith
Caitlin Bowen

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
205 Park Hall (Electronics Lab)

Repeat: NONE

NYSTEEA is the New York State Technology and Engineering Educators Association and you should be a part of it! But why? What does NYSTEEA do? What new things are planned? What can you get out of your membership? How can you be a part of NYSTEEA? How can NYSTEEA help with CTLE credits? And what's up with the State Tech standards from 20+ years ago? All of this, and more, will be answered during the session.
Virtual Breadboarding using TinkerCad
Brian Young

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Virtual breadboarding is an introduction to using TinkerCad software as an assist to traditional electronics breadboarding. In this presentation, you will learn about the TinkerCad circuit software, see demonstrations on various levels of virtual breadboarding, and learn how to record and store your lessons for virtual or distance learners in your district. You will also learn how to archive your recorded lessons for students to view outside of the classroom or to share with your district technology teachers to use in their classrooms. 
Strategies for Social Media
Matthew Starke 

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to promote Technology & Engineering Education to students, parents, administrators, and community members. But it can appear intimidating to maintain because of the necessity to create content and post regularly. This workshop will discuss and demonstrate the workflow that Starke Industries (@StarkeIND) has created to maintain an active social media presence with minimal effort.
Makerspace 3D Printing and Robotic Showcase
Dustin Burdick
Donna Matteson
Daniel Duarte

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Come and see the latest 3D and electronic creations from Indian River HS students. The in-progress 3D printed full-size Star Wars replica R2-D2 will be in attendance and has been wired for movement and sound.  Get many ideas for cool STEM and cross-curricular 3D printed projects. Discussion will include 3D printing tips and applications to bring your printed objects to life and integrate them into your school community.
Differing Perspectives of Engineering Design by Technology Education and Science
Clark Greene
 
Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

Repeat: NONE

Various examinations of curricula, standards, and literature from the technology education and science communities yield different perspectives as to the objectives of employing engineering design. This presentation will highlight some clues and instances of interpretive differences extracted from formal publications. Awareness of such distinctions can be important for consideration when collaborating with math and science STEM colleagues.
Let's Make Longboards!
Kreig Heroth
Ted Arndt

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Repeat: NONE

For the 2020-2021 school year in our co-taught 8th-grade Foundations of Technology Course at the Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School, 20 students designed and built their very own Longboard skateboards. Students had a part in the whole process, even designing and creating a press used to shape the laminated boards into place. The whole community got involved and the local sheriff even donated safety equipment to all the students involved. 
Teaching with Poverty in Mind
Linda Paris

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

Repeat: Friday 2:30 - 3:15
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Presentation of Eric Jensen's Teaching with Poverty in Mind book. Attendees will learn what poverty is and how it affects students. By understanding poverty's effects on students, teachers can use tailored, effective engagement strategies to expand students' cognitive capacity, increase motivation and effort, and build an enduring understanding of content. 
Kelvin Educational

Session 2: Thursday 10:15 – 11:00

VEX Robotics: One Solution for Every Grade
Sarah Alexander
Brett Nadolinski
Ellen Harp

Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

Repeat: NONE

Robots in the classroom are reshaping K-12 STEM education and fostering new ways of learning. VEX Robotics gives you a full STEM program adaptable for every grade and can be used as a blended learning tool for at-home or in-class learning. In this session, you will learn all about the VEX Robotics kits, which provides your students with hands-on learning opportunities for every grade. In addition, you will see a live demonstration of lesson plans that are aligned with curriculum standards, plus the web-based platform for coding and virtual robotics. VEX Robotics empowers educators to prepare students to succeed in any career, even if it hasn’t been invented yet, by teaching 21st-century skills through robotics and coding. No prior experience is necessary for educators to implement a successful program into their classroom with support for current robotics programs. 
Virtual Breadboarding using TinkerCad
Brian Young
 
Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Virtual breadboarding is an introduction to using TinkerCad software as an assist to traditional electronics breadboarding. In this presentation, you will learn about the TinkerCad circuit software, see demonstrations on various levels of virtual breadboarding, and learn how to record and store your lessons for virtual or distance learners in your district. You will also learn how to archive your recorded lessons for students to view outside of the classroom or to share with your district technology teachers to use in their classrooms.
Women in Technology Round Table 
Linda Paris
 
Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
163 Wilber Hall (Metal Lab)

Repeat: NONE

This round table discussion is open to all women in technology. Discussions will include business and teaching experiences, insights, tricks, stories, guidance, and networking specifically tailored for women. Come meet and reconnect with the women in technology.
Strategies for Social Media
Matthew Starke
 
Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to promote Technology & Engineering Education to students, parents, administrators, and community members. But it can appear intimidating to maintain because of the necessity to create content and post regularly. This workshop will discuss and demonstrate the workflow that Starke Industries (@StarkeIND) has created to maintain an active social media presence with minimal effort.
NYS Master Teacher Program: Inspiring K-12 Technology Education Teachers to Apply
Stephen Kushnir
Mike Amante
 
Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Repeat: Friday 9:00 - 9:45
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

The NYSMTP celebrates the work of the highest-performing STEM teachers by establishing an expert community dedicated to developing expertise in the areas of content, pedagogy, and students’ families and communities. These presenters have been through the hoops and will share what to expect and how to navigate the hurdles. The process may seem daunting, but it's actually very reasonable and attainable. Let us help you as you consider applying for this incredible program.
Makerspace 3D Printing and Robotic Showcase
Dustin Burdick
Donna Matteson
Daniel Duarte

Thursday 9:00 - 9:45 
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 10:15 - 11:00
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Come and see the latest 3D and electronic creations from Indian River HS students. The in-progress 3D printed full-size Star Wars replica R2-D2 will be in attendance and has been wired for movement and sound.  Get many ideas for cool STEM and cross-curricular 3D printed projects. Discussion will include 3D printing tips and applications to bring your printed objects to life and integrate them into your school community.

Bringing Computer Science Through Engineering
Daniel Fancett-Stooks
Steven Gromling
 
Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
205 Park Hall (Electronics Lab)

Repeat: Friday 10:15 - 11:00
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Through ITEEA and Project ExCITE (Exploring Computation Integrated into Technology and Engineering), with funding through the National Science Foundation, a new curriculum has been developed to help teachers bring the AP Computer Science Principles course to Technology Education students through an Engineering Lens. The curriculum is centered around the Beauty & Joys of Computing, and you can learn how this curriculum has been developed, what is involved, and how you can connect with ITEEA to bring it to your students.

Slot Cars: A Great STEM Activity for Technology Educators
Tim Skurka 
Alec MacDonald 
Kevin Zawacki 

Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
193 Wilber Hall (Wood Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 3:45 - 4:30
193 Wilber Hall (Wood Lab)

A slot car is a model car powered by a brushed DC motor. These cars are designed and manufactured using STEM principles. We have used slot cars to implement technology concepts to educate students of all levels. The presentation will cover the technology in slot cars and how it has been used in the classroom.

Lunch Thursday 11:00 – 1:00 Cooper Dining Hall

Lunch is ONLY available at the Cooper Dining Center. Your name badge is your ticket to lunch at Cooper.  All other Dining Halls will turn away guests. It is a short walk to Cooper, but the shuttle vans will also take you to Cooper and bring you back to the conference.

SHIPS Drawing Thursday 1:00-1:15 In the SOE Atrium

Thank you to all of our commercial exhibitors! There is a drawing in the main atrium. You must be present to win! Be sure to deposit your SHIPS drawing ticket in the drum prior to 1:00 pm.

Session 3 Thursday 1:15 – 2:00

Teaching Robotics in Manufacturing - 3D Printed Robotic Arms
Leif Sorgule
 
Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
163 Wilber Hall (Metal Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
163 Wilber Hall (Metal Lab)

This session will highlight ways to teach industrial robotics in a manufacturing or robotics curriculum. Curriculum resources and files will be shared to create a 3D printed robotic arm and the process students can go through to fabricate, code, and wire this functional model.  
How a Teardrop Camper Build Changed the Future of Our Department
Gregory Bailey
Brandon Sievers
Dom Lisi

Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

When the COVID-19 pandemic and administration challenged us to teach Tech Ed without hands-on activities, we got creative. Thus, the teardrop camper project was created. Using an old pop-up camper and a video camera, the project began. We will share the process, techniques used, and how this large project had a huge impact on our department. The camper will be available for the session.
Using Skill Builder Activities to Foster Self Guided Learning
Matthew  Brennan
Jeff  Abbott
Glenn McCaffery

Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Attendees will explore a variety of instructional practices that foster self-guided learning. Goals are achieved using a hybrid style that includes video-based lessons and inquiry-based learning. Using these instructional practices will leave attendees with tasks and ideas used to minimize bottlenecks in tools and machines, while still providing an authentic experience for students. 
- [ ] Embedding Computer Science into Your Curriculum
Mike Amante
 
Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

Repeat: NONE

With a desire of teaching coding and programming across all courses, there are numerous opportunities for teaching these topics in any subject and classroom. Come to this lesson to learn some exciting and interesting apps, tools, and more to integrate these topics into your own classes quickly and easily.
Guide to the New ITEEA Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy
Thomas Kubicki
Leah Parker
 
Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

This presentation will introduce the attendees to the new ITEEA Standards for Technology and Engineering Literacy Standards (STEL). An overview of the structure of the new STELs with the new Technology and Engineering Practices and Contexts will be presented. The alignment of the STELs with the NGSS, CCS Math, and CCS ELA will also be shared. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A at the end of the session.
IDEATE: A National Engineering Competition for High School Students
Jacob Mulderig
Dan Tryon
 
Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Repeat: NONE

Formally the SourceAmerica® Design Challenge, the IDEATE Engineering Competition consists of a team of high school students creating scalable, adaptable assistive technologies that improve workplace inclusion and opportunities for people with disabilities. This presentation will include an IDEATE judge and a previous national finalists team coach. We will take you through the steps involved with setting up a team as well as provide information on how to be successful.     

Session 4 Thursday 2:30 – 3:15

Teaching Robotics in Manufacturing - 3D Printed Robotic Arms
Leif Sorgule

Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
193 Wilber Hall (Woods Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
193 Wilber Hall (Woods Lab)

This session will highlight ways to teach industrial robotics in a manufacturing or robotics curriculum. Curriculum resources and files will be shared to create a 3D printed robotic arm and the process students can go through to fabricate, code, and wire this functional model. 
How a Teardrop Camper Build Changed the Future of Our Department
Gregory Bailey
Brandon Sievers
Dom Lisi

Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

When the COVID-19 pandemic and administration challenged us to teach Tech Ed without hands-on activities, we got creative. Thus, the teardrop camper project was created. Using an old pop-up camper and a video camera, the project began. We will share the process, techniques used, and how this large project had a huge impact on our department. The camper will be available for the session.
Using Skill Builder Activities to Foster Self Guided Learning
Matthew  Brennan
Jeff  Abbott
Glenn McCaffery

Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Attendees will explore a variety of instructional practices that foster self-guided learning. Goals are achieved using a hybrid style that includes video-based lessons and inquiry-based learning. Using these instructional practices will leave attendees with tasks and ideas used to minimize bottlenecks in tools and machines, while still providing an authentic experience for students. 
Guide to the New ITEEA Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy
Thomas Kubicki
Leah Parker
 
Thursday 1:15 - 2:00 
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 2:30 - 3:15
102 Park Hall (Communication Lab)

This presentation will introduce the attendees to the new ITEEA Standards for Technology and Engineering Literacy Standards (STEL). An overview of the structure of the new STELs with the new Technology and Engineering Practices and Contexts will be presented. The alignment of the STELs with the NGSS, CCS Math, and CCS ELA will also be shared. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A at the end of the session.
Revisiting the History of Our Discipline's Competing Interpretations: Vocational Ed vs. General Ed or CTE vs. STEM Ed.
Clark Greene
 
Thursday 2:30 - 3:15 
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

Repeat: NONE

Lively debate and competing notions of Technology Education's purpose and existence as vocational vs general education or CTE vs.STEM education has percolated for decades. This presentation will engage in some potentially distinctive examination of historical education instances spanning several centuries. Citing of conflicting philosophy and practice, clarification of historical instances, and dissection of competing beliefs will be presented.
TEL 101 - SUNY Oswego College Credit Through Your High School
Donna Matteson
Jake Mulderig
 
Thursday 2:30 - 3:15 
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Repeat: Friday 1:15 - 2:00
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

The SUNY Oswego Department of Technology is now offering the opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to earn college credit for TEL 101 Engineering Graphics and Technical Illustration. This presentation will discuss the logistics, school and teacher requirements, curriculum, and instructional support.  Attend this session to learn how you can get started.
Programming the Trinket M0 – A Quick Start for Your Class
Mark Hardy
 
Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 *
205 Park Hall (Electronics Lab)

Repeat: Friday 9:00 - 11:00 *
205 Park Hall (Electronics Lab)

The Adafruit Trinket™ microcontrollers are postage stamp-sized boards that are part of the open-source Arduino microcontroller family. At a board cost of under $10, the Trinket M0 is an economical solution for your projects in robotics, automation, wearables, and much more. In this hands-on workshop, you will get your own Trinket M0 microcontroller along with the necessary resources needed to get started with programming. Workshop topics will cover Trinket M0 capabilities, programming language, development resources, and learning resources for you and your students. Hands-on activities will take you through creating your first program and bringing your Trinket M0 alive. There is a $15 fee to cover the cost of materials for the workshop that you will take with you. Limit of 24 paid participants. 
* THIS IS A DOUBLE-LENGTH SESSION.
What It Is Like to Be a Technology Student at SUNY Oswego
Richard Bush
 
Thursday 2:30 - 3:15 
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Repeat: Friday 10:15 - 11:00
203 Park Hall (Design Lab)

Come hear what is new in the Department of Technology at SUNY Oswego. 
Learn about facility and program updates and what we have incorporated to meet the needs of our students. We have evolved and would like to share our new initiatives with you.
Learn about the world of CNC Plasma cutting

John Martincic

Thursday 2:30-3:15
163 Wilber Hall (Metal lab)

Not just a glorified metal sign maker.  It’s used for engineering from high end
 aerospace to the duct work in nearly any building.  Learn how simple it can
 be to add to your program and expose your students to high demand
 jobs that pay $50-120K with high school experience.

Session 5: Thursday 3:45 – 4:30

Slot Cars: A Great STEM Activity for Technology Educators
Tim Skurka 
Alec  MacDonald 
Kevin  Zawacki 

Thursday 10:15 - 11:00 
193 Wilber Hall (Wood Lab)

Repeat: Thursday 3:45 - 4:30
193 Wilber Hall (Wood Lab)

A slot car is a model car powered by a brushed DC motor. These cars are designed and manufactured using STEM principles. We have used slot cars to implement technology concepts to educate students of all levels. The presentation will cover the technology in slot cars and how it has been used in the classroom.
Siemens STEM Program
Tom White
 
Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
191 Wilber Hall (Polymer Classroom)

Repeat: Friday 1:15 - 2:00
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

This program will introduce the three project-based courses in the Siemens STEM curriculum series. Siemens Engineering Design explores how things are designed using the engineering design process. Manufacturing and Automation looks at the development of manufacturing specifications, the development of NC code, and how PLCs are used to control automation. Mechatronics and the Internet of Things (IoT) explores how automation is combined with machine learning and AI along with how automated networks are protected. The curriculum is available at no charge to schools, comes with Siemens world-class software, and has free training for teachers. 
“Surviving the First Year” - A Panel Discussion with Second Year Teachers 
Cameron Ott
Errol Dusman
Mark Babcock

Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
115 Park Hall (Transportation Lab)

Repeat: NONE

Transitioning from your undergraduate program to a full-time career or graduate school can be an overwhelming process. This session will provide an opportunity for current pre-service college students to gain insights into possibilities for “what's next” following graduation. A panel of three recent SUNY Oswego Technology Education graduates will share their experiences and reflect on their first year in the profession. Following a brief presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. This session is open to all (not just current students). Bring your questions!
Electronics Instruction Simplified - A Breakthrough Learning System Combining Virtual & Hands-On
Tom Heck
Eric Schneider
 
Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Repeat: Friday 2:30 - 3:15
101 Park Hall (CAD Lab)

Imagine teaching electronics with greater ease while simultaneously providing your students with a fun yet industry-realistic learning experience. In this workshop, taught by Tom Heck, a national leader in STEM education, you’ll get hands-on experience with a new learning platform designed to help educators teach electronics - it’s called www.Patchr.io This unique teaching website will guide you step-by-step as you design a circuit on a virtual Printed Circuit Board (PCB). When you’re ready, you’ll hit “print” which will result in your unique PCB and components being shipped right to your door (FREE for workshop attendees). Then you can assemble your PCB and components with a soldering iron. Be among the first educators in the US to experience this! The workshop is limited to middle and high school teachers currently active in the classroom. Special offer for those who attend. 
CNC Plasma Cutters: Bridging the Gap in Traditional Metalworking Programs and Future Technologies
Ryan Czeck
 
Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
163 Wilber Hall (Metal Lab)

Repeat: Friday 2:30 - 3:15
163 Wilber Hall (Metal Lab)

A presentation and following Q&A on incorporating a CNC plasma cutter into middle school and high school curriculum. Programs and skills introduced to students and add-ons to existing projects and new opportunities will be discussed. 
Web-Based 3D Modeling and 3D Printing Curriculum 
Nathaniel Horn
 
Thursday 3:45 - 4:30 
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

Repeat: Friday 2:30 - 3:15
215 Park Hall (Methods Lab)

One of the hardest parts of teaching 3D modeling and printing is designing engaging projects that work across multiple levels of ability and creating sets of tutorial videos for students to refer to after they forget what you taught in your lesson. This presentation will show you a resource that provides lessons on designing for 3D printing, slicing for 3D printing, and over 40 projects, across multiple subject matters. The presentation will include downloadable workbooks, rubrics, and access to tutorial videos for both Fusion 360 and TinkerCAD. 

Banquet Thursday 5:00 – 9:00

The banquet is at Alex’s On The Water. 
Horderves from 5:00 - 6:00
Banquet from 6:00 - 9:00

24 EAST FIRST STREET OSWEGO, NY 13126  --  315-343-7700
Wi-Fi Access: Connect to the “Oswego-Guest” wireless network, select “Visitor Access”, then complete the registration form to get access to the College’s wireless network.

Your access will expire after 24 hours, at which point you will need to complete the registration process again. You will also need to complete the registration process separately on each device you wish to connect to the network.


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