Maker Night is Back! 10/29
Mouse Maker Night is coming up on Thurs Oct 29th from 4-6 pm!
Mouse’s monthly Maker Night brings together high school aged and professional coders, crafters, 3D designers, whiteboard artists, gamers, and makers and more from all over NYC
Join us! All experience levels welcome.
See photos from last year’s Maker Nights to get inspired!
Maker Night is Thursday Oct 29th
Mouse Maker Nights are FREE for all NYC high school students, so bring your friends, brothers, sisters, cousins, frenemies, classmates, teammates, and more! Just make sure you RSVP.
At a Mouse Maker Night you will
- Make something awesome!
- Eat free pizza!
- Meet cool people who also like to make things!
WHEN: Thursday Oct 29, from 4-6pm.
WHERE: MOUSE Headquarters: 55 Broad Street, 16th floor, in Downtown Manhattan.
WHO: MOUSE Maker Nights are open to all NYC high school students! However, space is limited, so you have to...
RSVP: Sign up today!
WHAT ELSE? No materials or experience necessary. FREE Pizza included!
We are very excited to announce our first Badge exclusively for Mouse Coordinators. In this badge you will learn everything you need to know to run a Mouse Squad at your site.
The activities in this certification badge cover everything from choosing a learning Roadmap, to exploring curriculum and using the many tools within this website. Both new and returning Mouse Coordinators will gain a better sense of the variety of options available within your Mouse membership. Ideally, this badge will help you design and build a program at your site that matches your goals and resources.
Earning the Badge
To be eligible for the Badge, you will need to complete all 4 missions:
- Mission 1 - Welcome to Mouse Squad
- Mission 2 - Find your Path
- Mission 3 - Start the Journey
- Mission 4 - Resources and Community
Once you complete the required Blog-it in the 4th mission, you will automatically earn your Mouse Coordinator Win. Mouse HQ will then review your work, answer any of your questions, and award you the official Mouse Coordinator Badge, which will appear in your profile.
Check out the Mouse Coordinator Badge in Certification and be one of the first to earn this exclusive badge!
We would love to hear your feedback on the badge or any of the missions. Leave a comment on this blog post or send an email to email@example.com.
Fall Team Training will be held on November 14th, 2015 at the Hudson High School of Learning Technologies! In this full-day training for NYC MOUSE Squads, coordinators and Squad members engage in 4 hands-on workshops. This time we're offering our classic Hardware and Leadership workshops as well as our two newest workshops in Webmaker.
Note: This will be our only Team Training of the year, don't miss out! We'll be debuting a brand new event for NYC squads in the Fall.
Want to know more? Check out this video.
WHEN: Saturday, November 14th: 9 AM - 4:15 PM
WHERE: Hudson High School of Learning Technologies
351 W 18th St (at 9th Ave.)
New York, NY 10011.
TO DO: Every student who attends should have handed in a permission form to their MOUSE Squad Coordinator.
Lunch, snacks, and two-fare Metrocards will be provided for all attendees.
More About Team Training:
Our MOUSE Squad Team Trainings start students and coordinators with the basics. Together, whole squads learn how systems work, how people work together effectively to overcome challenges, see projects through to completion, and innovate with creative solutions that capitalize on the passion and knowledge of the group. Last year we debuted two NEW WORKSHOPS, so don't miss out!
At Team Training, Students will:
- Practice key leadership skills through exciting team challenges!
- Learn how the internet works and how to make on the web!
- Gain the fundamental knowledge needed to identify, assemble, and replace key hardware, and learn how it works by first breaking it apart!
- Have fun!
Team Training is the best introduction to MOUSE Squad a student could hope for! We can't wait to see you there.
Please register by Wednesday, Nov 4th!
Note that all workshops are conducted in English, please let us know if your squads have language needs though we will not be able to provide translation.