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Works at Founder of Camp TechTerra
Attended University of Virginia
Lives in Durham, NC
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Celebrating Making and STEM in the ECU Pitsco Makerspace By Susan Wells, Founder TechTerra Education
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Summer at Camp TechTerra By Jessica Queitzsch, TechTerra Education Intern It’s summer time, and Camp TechTerra is in full swing! A...
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It’s a new world: the digital and tangible are merging, and educators need to help students navigate the changing terrain. The solution? Let them be Makers.I’ve been involved in digital learning and education technology for more than 30 years, and the burgeoning attempt to merge the digital and phys
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Register Now for Camp TechTerra Summer Sessions -- They're Filling Up Fast!! It's time to register for Camp TechTerra sessions for summer...
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You really must watch this.  Absolutely incredible.  Every student should view and think about what can be.
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So many great new STEM tools for TechTerra! Check out our new EdTech tools for play and learning-- Virtual Reality with Octagon Design, Circuitry with LightUp, Micro-controllers & Robot-making with +Dexter Industries & +Rasberry Pi


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ISTE 2016, Impacting Today’s Learners By Susan S. Wells, TechTerra Education founder
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It’s a new world: the digital and tangible are merging, and educators need to help students navigate the changing terrain. The solution? Let them be Makers.I’ve been involved in digital learning and education technology for more than 30 years, and the burgeoning attempt to merge the digital and phys
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Nice +Susan Wells I used Bloxels on DLD this year. It was fun but the kids did not have enough time to really explore it. I use Arduinos and Raspberry Pis with my Coding Club. They ended the year trying a bit of working with sensors. We definitely need to get a 3D printer.
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Bunch of micro controller and single board computer options.  Check out this best list.
Pick the right board for your project! We help you compare features and prices for 40 popular boards, both microcontrollers and single board computers.
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+ISTE MLN 2016 4th Annual Mobile MegaShare provides an opportunity for mobile educator collaboration from across the globe. Join this free pre-conference event June 25, 2016 from 2-6 pm. MegaShare is a share and learn forum with experts facilitating collaborative four 45 minute sessions with short breaks for networking. 
MLN’s Annual Mobile MegaShare provides an opportunity for mobile educator collaboration from across the globe for a free pre-conference event June 25th from 2-6 pm. MegaShare is a share and learn forum with experts facilitating collaborative four 45 minute sessions with short breaks for networking. Attendees choose four sessions to attend. MegaShare presenters and presentations include-- Susan Wells: Technology and nature together-tangible tools ...
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Jennifer and I CANNOT wait to participate! This event will truly be transformational for us. Thanks for the invite! 
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Check out Digital Dozen, 2015 Gift Ideas!
Digital Dozen STEM Holiday 2015 Gift Ideas It’s that time of year when we search for the very best gifts for kids. My Digital Dozen...
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Education
  • University of Virginia
    Special Education
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    MSA
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Digital learning environments=access for all to meaningful learning experiences
Introduction
Founder STEM and digital learning camp- Camp TechTerra, over three years ago
ISTE, International Society for Technology in Education MLN, Mobile Learning Network President-Elect 2015-16  Professional Development Chair, Past-President
30 year Public Schools as Primary & Secondary School Principal, Central Office Administrator, Technology Coordinator and Teacher
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The first school-wide 1:1 iPod touch deployment in the United States, Culbreth Middle School, Chapel Hill, NC
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Founder, Camp TechTerra
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Coding, Robotics, 3DPrinting, MakersEd, and STEM; Innovative Learning deployment, BYOD, 1:1, Cross-platform mobile learning labs. Digital content, curriculum, program developer and consultant.
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  • Founder of Camp TechTerra
    Founder, present
    Camp TechTerra http://camptechterra.com a unique STEM learning experience teaching coding, robotics, makersed and science with a foundation in the great outdoors.
  • Durham Public Schools
    School based admin, 2015
  • Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools
    Principal
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Durham, NC
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Charlottesville, VA - Chapel Hill, NC
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Teach Your Kids to Code | ITworld
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Bryson Payne, no starch press, 2015

Digital Learning Day Champions (Video)
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Celebrate Digital Learning Champions in Your Community! Digital Learning Day may only come around once a year, but educators work hard all y

It’s Connected Educator Month launch week! All the events you won’t want...
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It's here! Connected Educator Month has already launched in New Zealand and Australia, and tomorrow is October 1 here in the U.S. It's time

3D printing in your classroom--so what? | eSchool News | eSchool News
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3D printing is expanding in K-12 classrooms across the country. Find out what, exactly, this all means.

MIT's ScratchJr iPad app encourages children to 'code to learn'
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Kickstarter-funded educational programming app is inspired by the Scratch language used in schools around the world

Restart Downtown America
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Help save, restore and restart downtown America and give 10 entrepreneurs the chance of a lifetime

UDL, Universal Design for Learning, with Mobile Devices for All Learn…
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UDL, Universal Design for Learning is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn.

A collection of hand selected articles from SAME Dallas Post engineering...
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Now in Beta! Paper.li multi-share - share your favorite articles, photos and videos from one paper in 1 go.

39 Tools To Turn Your Students Into Makers From edshelf
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These web, desktop, and mobile apps will help your students become makers, inventors, builders, and programmers.

February gardening checklist
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Here's what to do as winter makes its final rounds (we hope).

Toys of the Future Are Here, littleBits Let You Build Your Own Electroni...
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The littleBits are self-contained electronics components that can be snapped together by anyone to form device prototypes.

3D Printing and Legos: Perfect Together
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New software allows designers to "legofy" their prototypes, eliminating hours of time spent waiting for 3D printers to churn out their widge

Mobile Mini-Magazine – January 20, 2014 » SIGML
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Mobile Mini-Magazine. January 20, 2014. Professional Development Opportunities Abound! Join Us! Mobile Mondays in Second Life. SIGML's next

I, Glasshole: My Year With Google Glass | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
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For much of 2013, I wore the future across my brow, a true Glasshole, peering uncertainly into the post-screen world. But I’m not out here a

Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America 2013
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10 Ways That Mobile Learning Will Revolutionize Education
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Frogs Fabio Sergio on how mobile devices will provide learning opportunities for people across age and income spectrums.

Creating a Short URL and a QR Code using the ShortenMe Chrome Web Extension
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I love to use Google Docs, however, sharing a Google Doc can be a bit of a challenge. The URL on a Google Document can be quite long. https:

Inspiring Classrooms
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Inspiring Classrooms, by Miss P: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

We arrived late, the Enterprise van was waiting with an incredibly helpful and cheerful driver. We had no wait to get our reserved car. Again truly pleasant staff at checkin and to check us into the car. Have more business trips in St. Louis, glad to know they'll be friendly Enterprise faces at arrival.
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