Monday, June 22, 2015

The Climbing Tree - "Meet-Up"

The Climbing Tree Meet Up

Purpose: To learn about available high quality resources to help teach kids STEM and Art.
Attendees: Parents and teachers of K-6 kids.
When: Friday, June 26th, 3-4pm
Where: American Fork Public Library, Conference Room
RSVP: Please email if you plan on attending. Also indicate whether you plan on bringing kids (they are welcome).



  • Joe from The Climbing Tree will invite everyone to introduce themselves
Sharing resources

  • With laptops or mobile device, access The Climbing Tree Meet Up Google Doc. On this document we will take notes so everyone can go home with a list of resources discussed.

  • The Climbing Tree will start off by sharing a high-quality resource and explaining our experience in using it to help teach kids STEM and Art.

  • We go around the room taking turns explaining our favorite one or two resources we’ve used to teach kids STEM and/or Art. We emphasize online resources, but these can be local or other resources as well.

  • Each person sharing should plan on taking about 5 minutes. Sharing is voluntary.
End of formal meeting. Enjoy the food and further network in whatever ways you wish.

About The Climbing Tree: The Climbing Tree is a startup that believes exploring resources you didn’t know you didn’t know can be a powerful thing. We think these Meet Ups provide powerful knowledge sharing and networking in the realm of STEM and Art education for kids.

The Climbing Tree is developing a website that provides a visual way to explore resources for teaching kids STEM and Art. Though the focus of these Meet Ups is to share knowledge with those in attendance, we will also be using the notes from these Meet Ups to help us generate content. This website project is a for-profit venture. However it will most likely provide free access to basic features which we believe will provide great value to parents and teachers.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Orem Library Events - June 2015

Library Events:

Mon., June 15: ESL Class 9:00am
Mon., June 15: Music & Movement 10:00am
Mon., June 15: Shakespeare for Kids: Cymbeline 4:00pm
Mon., June 15: Film Screening: Song of the Sea (PG) 6:30pm
Mon., June 15: Summer Concerts in the Park Kickoff: Maddie Wilson (Country/Pop) 7:00pm
Tue., June 16: Children's Summer Reading: Bean Museum Animal Show 2:00pm
Tue., June 16: Teen Summer Reading: How to Train Your Garden 2:00pm
Tue., June 16: Pins & Needles 7:00pm
Wed., June 17: ESL Class 9:00am
Wed., June 17: CoderDojo 2:00pm
Thu., June 18: Kids Chess 4:00-6:00pm
Thu., June 18: Open Chess 6:00-9:00pm
Fri., June 19: Film Screening: All is Lost (PG-13) 6:30pm
Sat., June 20: Saturday Storytime 10:30am

Mon., June 22: ESL Class 9:00am
Mon., June 22: Music & Movement 10:00am
Mon., June 22: Shakespeare for Kids: Othello 4:00pm
Mon., June 22: Film Screening: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (G) 6:30pm
Mon., June 22: Summer Concerts in the Park: Jerseystreet (Classic Rock) 7:00pm
Tue., June 23: Children's Summer Reading: Author J. Scott Savage 2:00pm
Tue., June 23: Teen Summer Reading: Birding Skills 2:00pm
Tue., June 23: Pins & Needles 7:00pm
Wed., June 24: ESL Class 9:00am
Wed., June 24: CoderDojo 2:00pm
Wed., June 24: Utah Valley Writers 6:00pm
Thu., June 25: Teen Summer Reading Outing: Birdwatching at Rock Canyon 6:30am
Thu., June 25: Kids Chess 4:00-6:00pm
Thu., June 25: Open Chess 6:00-9:00pm
Thu., June 25: SCBWI 7:00pm
Fri., June 26: Film Screening: The Poseidon Adventure (PG) 6:30pm
Sat., June 27: National Federation of the Blind 10:00am
Sat., June 27: Saturday Storytime 10:30am
Sat., June 27: After Hours Teen Movie Night: The Sandlot (PG) 6:30pm

Orem Public Library