June 22-26, 2015
The Hewitt School
New York City
Spend five days exploring a variety
of constructionist technologies and
programmable learning environments including:
for teachers, parents, and technology integrators
emphasizes learning through designing and building
personally meaningful projects that support
computational thinking and STEAM learning and teaching.
Experience this process yourself, and explore how to
implement design-based learning with your students.
See how mathematics, art, science,
language arts, and other subjects are integrated in
multi-media stories, game projects, and robotic
The Logo Summer Institute provides a relaxed atmosphere
with a small group of colleagues and a great deal of
personal attention from experienced workshop
We have five facilitators:
- Hope Chafiian of the Spence School
- Steve Farnsworth of the Dwight School
- Samantha Hott of the Hewitt School
- Erik Nauman of the Hewitt School
- Michael Tempel of the Logo Foundation
some participants in previous Logo Summer Institutes had to
great, location wonderful, info and ideas abound...
the most productive professional development
workshop I've attended. Valuable personal learning
experience of skills that directly relates to
classroom experience. Very excited to try these out
next school year.
thought it was a terrific workshop! I really learned
a lot about how to use the technology. The
facilitators were also great! They always were
around to see how your project was going and offer
great feedback on it, which was incredibly helpful
of individual attention I received was remarkable,
considering the number of people in the class who
were all working on complicated matters. I truly
appreciated the patience, intense focus and time
given by all the facilitators. Each facilitator was
approachable and genuinely concerned that I learned
a terrific week. The facilitators were all
knowledgeable and helpful, the pace was perfect, and
the structure lent itself to the sort of independent
learning that we hope to facilitate in our own
have been to a lot of professional development type
conferences where much of the day was spent being
talked at. I loved that the majority of the time
here I was able to spend time experimenting with the
different programs, and brainstorming ideas with
delightful to have time to be immersed in a project.
I also enjoyed working with such a creative group of
people. Lots of fun!
will be using what I learned! I feel very
facilitators that I worked with were amazing! A
pleasure to work with and super helpful!
by far the best workshop I've ever been to.
hope that I am not being hyperbolic in saying
that I think this week has changed my life and
will then indirectly change many other lives.
*comments taken from the evaluations that
participants were asked to complete at the end of
Who should attend?
Most people who attend the Logo Summer
Institutes are elementary, middle school,
and high school teachers, school or district
technology coordinators, and technology
integrators, but we have had people from all
walks of life: scientists, engineers,
graphic artists, college professors,
computer programmers, and parents who are
home schooling their children. We have also
had young people attend along with a parent
What does it cost?
The workshop fee is $875 per
person for early bird registration until
February 28, 2015; $950 per person after that.
There is a 10% discount when three or more
people from the same school register together
for the Logo Summer Institute.
Passing the Statue of Liberty in New York
materials and software, and access to
computers, equipment, and tools.
- Ferryboat ride across New York
Harbor, and other siteseeing followed by
- Lunch together on Thursday
to resouces and support via the course
Moodle during the workshop and during the
best way to get around in New York City is by public
transportation. The workshop site is easily reached
by subway and bus. If you do wish to drive we can
advise you about parking. We can also make some
recommendations for housing in various price ranges.
Housing and Travel
How do I
register for the Logo Summer Institute?
Just click the
button below to go to the registration page.
The 2015 Logo Summer Institute will
be hosted in New York City by The Hewitt School,
conveniently located on Manhattan's Upper East
What if I
need more information?
For more information about the
content of the Logo Summer Institute, and for
information about local arrangements in New York
250 West 85th Street, Suite 4D
New York NY 10024
212 579 8028
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