We are excited to announce our new roboARTS partnership with Science In A Suitcase, The Paramount Theatre and Google Fiber!

Just in case you didn’t know …  roboARTS – a partnership between The Paramount Theatre and Science In A Suitcase along with our new sponsors Google Fiber. The best part is This program will be at Ann Richards School for young leaders.

What is roboARTS: We will be bringing the arts [storytelling and songwriting] to life. Our middle school friends will act side by side with their autonomous characters on stage with the stories they have written. This is a kid lead, kid run, kid created program.
Click here for a video or a song the kids wrote.

Where is Ann Richard School For Young Leaders [All girls School]
2206 Prather Ln, Austin, TX 78704This school is one of my favorite campuses in the City. The energy is unreal!

When in the Program happening? roboARTS is a 12-week program in the Fall Semester. We start the second week in Sept and will end with a Sharing in December. Last year we migrated this program from an afterschool initiative to an in-school course with great success! We will be sharing our love of robots and creativity with 150 girls in 6 classrooms.

How do I volunteer? Science In A Suitcase is looking for 6 volunteers to assist the in classroom teaching. Below is the school schedule. we only need one volunteer per class period.

Which class would you like to sign up for? You can choose from any of the 6 class periods listed below.

 Ann Richard Volunteers       
1st Period [A Day]2nd Period [A Day]4th Period [A Day]
Week 1Wed Sept 139:15-10:45 AMWed Sept 1310:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Sept 133:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 2Thurs Sept 219:15-10:45 AMThurs Sept 2110:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Sept 213:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 3Wed Sept 279:15-10:45 AMWed Sept 2710:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Sept 273:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 4Thurs Oct 59:15-10:45 AMThurs Oct 510:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Oct 53:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 5Thurs Oct 129:15-10:45 AMThurs Oct 1210:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Oct 123:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 6Wed Oct 189:15-10:45 AMWed Oct 1810:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Oct 183:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 7Thurs Oct 269:15-10:45 AMThurs Oct 2610:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Oct 263:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 8Wed Nov 19:15-10:45 AMWed Nov 110:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Nov 13:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 9Thurs Nov 99:15-10:45 AMThurs Nov 910:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Nov 93:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 10Wed Nov 159:15-10:45 AMWed Nov 1510:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Nov 153:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 11Wed Nov 299:15-10:45 AMWed Nov 2910:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Nov 293:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 12TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Dress RehearsalMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PMMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PMMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PM
SharingTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
5th Period [B Day]6th Period [B Day]8th Period [B Day]
Week 1Thurs Sept 149:15-10:45 AMThurs Sept 1410:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Sept 143:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 2Wed Sept 209:15-10:45 AMWed Sept 2010:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Sept 203:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 3Thurs Sept 289:15-10:45 AMThurs Sept 2810:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Sept 283:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 4Wed Oct 49:15-10:45 AMWed Oct 410:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Oct 43:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 5Wed Oct 119:15-10:45 AMWed Oct 1110:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Oct 113:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 6Thurs Oct 199:15-10:45 AMThurs Oct 1910:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Oct 193:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 7Wed Oct 259:15-10:45 AMWed Oct 2510:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Oct 253:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 8Thurs Nov 29:15-10:45 AMThurs Nov 210:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Nov 23:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 9Wed Nov 89:15-10:45 AMWed Nov 810:49 AM-12:19 PMWed Nov 83:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 10Thurs Nov 169:15-10:45 AMThurs Nov 1610:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Nov 163:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 11Thurs Nov 309:15-10:45 AMThurs Nov 3010:49 AM-12:19 PMThurs Nov 303:05 - 4:35 PM
Week 12TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Dress RehearsalMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PMMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PMMon Dec 44:45 - 5:55 PM
SharingTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD

This is awesome … Have you presented robotARTS anywhere else? We have showcased roboARTS at SXSWedu  and at Jacksonville State University in Alabama!

But Antonio, I’m not technical.
Oh contraire! You have a keen understanding of logic and decision making. You troubleshoot issues everyday day. You and robots can be friends! Woot!

How will I get trained? The Paramount Theatre and Science In A Suitcase will be hosting a training the week of Sept 7. 

Antonio F Delgado – Science In A Suitcase, Minister of Fun And Education
Jennifer Luck – Paramount Theatre, Director of Education
Ammon Taylor – Paramount Theatre, Musical Director
Kati Moore – Paramount Theatre, Teaching Artist and Show Director
Together we would write stories, programs our robot characters to interact in our story line! Plus we have a curriculum for you! Woot! You won’t be alone. Kati Moore, our show director and teaching artist will be on site for every class period as well as our awesome in class teacher – Patience Blythe!
 
Just email me back and feel free to forward this email to anyone who would be interested! 
What other questions might you have?
Feel free to email me if you want to join in the fun! Beep Beep!
Love and Robots! Antonio!

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