2019 Presentations

These are copies of the presentations given on Monday October 21, 2019

If you are looking for the list of Sessions and descriptions for the day, click directly on the “Sessions” link above.


Morning Keynote – due to Boston Dynamic’s IP policies, we are not able to share this presentation with you


9:05 am Start time sessions

Going from Good to Great: Strategies to Foster Student Success with Automation and Robotics

Automata Engineering

Vex and Engineering Design for Launch

Wait – You Aren’t Going to Use Anything I Taught You?

From Planning to Reflection Stetting Students up for Successful Projects

From Good to Great: Explore ways to improve students’ work in App Creators and CSIM

Successful Capstone Projects in High School

Pair Programming – Sharing the Code

Learning about Current Medical Innovations


10:00 am Start time sessions

Isn’t Peer Editing just Checking Grammar? 

Launch Pacing: 15 Sessions….It’s the Sweet Spot

SketchUp SOS

Slow Down to Speed Up: Effective Pacing in the CS Classroom

Pacing: The Balance Between Coverage and Retention

PLTW Teacher Marketing/Social Media Tool Kit


11:00 am Start time sessions

Integrating “Science of Technology” into a Middle School Science Class

Predictive Analysis in the Classroom – It’s Better than Trial and Error

          Predictive Analysis – Supporting excel sheet

A Deep Dive Into APB Launch Learning_WPI_10-21-19

Decision Making: Guiding Student Discussions

Moving Students Past Trial and Error with the Design Process

Smells like Tween Spirit – Engage the unengaged middle schooler in CS

High School CS_Updates_10-21-2019_WPI

Research Briefing – Year One and Two findings


1:00 pm Start time sessions

An Introduction to APB Learning_Engaging Students in Powerful Learning_WPI_10-21-19


2:00 pm Start time sessions

Decision Matrix to the Rescue

Turn Cooperation into Collaboration

Tallo Resources

  Tallo_1-page overview and get started_PLTW


Expansion of PLTW Launch_WPI_21Oct2019

Create Your Own Reality; Integrating Web VR into Computer Science

Moving Students Past Trial and Error with the Design Process

Keeping the Flow

3 Tips for New CSE Teachers

Improve Student Performance using EDP in POE Fuel Cell car – Handout