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Arduino or Raspberry Pi. Which is the right board for your class? (WP33)

Wednesday, March 4 1:00 pm–2:50 pm
TCC - Chelan 5

Pre-Registration Required (Open)

Learn easy to use tools including Raspberry Pi 3 Tablet Kits, PodPi kits, and Microbits. Coding with JavaScript, Python, Scratch, and block coding, these tools can be used at any level to suit your classroom needs. Integrating hardware and software has never been easier, even if you don't know how to code!

Type: PC Lab Workshop
Focus Area: Coding, CTE, CTO/IT Specialists, Emerging Trends, Makerspace, Robotics, STEM/STEAM
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
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Presented by

Becky Bates Becky Bates, Columbia Falls High School

Becky Bates has been teaching since 1999. Becky attended the University of Montana where she earned a Bachelor’s in Business and Information Technology Education and Mathematics Education. Followed by her Master's degree from Leslie University in Technology Education in 2006. Mrs. Bates currently teaches at Columbia Falls High School in Montana and serves as the Department Head for Career and Technical Education. In addition, she is also a Lead Personal Finance teacher for Montana Digital Academy. Bates has also been a member of National, Western, and Montana Business Education Association as well as Northwest Council of Computer Education.


Alia Hanson Alia Hanson, Columbia Falls High School

Alia Hanson taught English at Columbia Falls High School for the past 10 years recently becoming the school’s teacher-librarian. Her philosophy of building community, challenging kids, and creating a safe space for students to make, explore, and read permeates every moment of her new job. She was recently awarded Columbia Falls High School Teacher of the Year for her MakerSpace and Library programming, including Ready to Code programs and Mini Maker Faire. Alia has degrees in English from Willamette University and Education from the University or Great Falls. She has a Master’s in Education from the University of Montana.


Lori Marsh Lori Marsh, Columbia Falls High School

Diane Marsh has taught in Columbia Falls, Montana for 11 years. She has also taught English at Montana Digital Academy for five years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Advertising from the University of Mississippi, a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Great Falls, and a Master's in Instructional Technology from Wilkes University. Her endorsements include English, business, technology, computer coding, and graphic design. She is a member of NCCE, ISTE, and NBEA. With every new click of the mouse, she discovers exciting ways to improve her teaching and keep her students engaged.