Teacher PD Day July 31 2018

Teachers’ Robotics Workshop-
LEGO Education EV3
Full Day PD - ALL 80 TRS Subsidies sold out - late entries still welcome
Tuesday July 31 - Mountain Creek State School
Hall, Lady Musgrave Drive Mountain Creek 4557 Australia
Suitable for : Primary and Junior Secondary, public and private schools
Please bring: 
  1. A laptop with the following code downloaded


   2. Optional to bring along your own EV3, if you are bringing make sure it has the following build, * Riley Rover with the colour/ultrasonic combination *


Session 1:

Beginners and Advanced workshop’s (running at same time)

  • Choose your level:

  • Learn the basics of EV3 with the Beginner into intermediate workshop

  • Move beyond the basics with the Advanced workshop - you should try and build the educator tribot before this session.  Instructions HERE.  Download and install the Ultrasonic sensor HERE

Session 2:

How to set up a robotics club and what competitions to enter

  • How to set up a club

  • How to fundraise/ apply for grants

  • What competitions are available

  • What paperwork needs to be submitted

Session 3:

Apply your EV3 skills- Participate in a competition (SUMO, Rescue, Maze)

  • Use the skills learned to compete in a competition

  • Learn how to set up a simple in school competition

  • Get practical hands on time with the competitions available for robotics



  • We will be offering a $100 (inc GST) subsidy for the first 80 teachers to register from schools within the Sunshine Coast (Caboolture to Gympie)

  • Schools from outside the region are still welcome to attend but we are unable to pay a subsidy.

  • Subsidy is limited to 4 per school.


Simon has crunched his massive robotics OneNote of assorted websites, YouTube clips, images and assessment pieces into a 1.37gb package temporarily available for download at:



If you are an EQ teacher you will need to download this at home.



Niamh O’Sullivan 07 5457 8336| nosul27@eq.edu.au

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