TJF School Zone Schedule at The 2018 Tom Joyner Family Reunion

10:30am – 12:30pm
CODE A TALKING ROBOT WITH OHBOT PRESENTED BY MICROSOFT
(MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT BREAK-OUT SESSION – MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED)
This class will give students basic skills in robotics and coding using the Ohbot robot.
Students use the Ohbot app for Windows 10 as a group, in pairs, and individually, and
also create code that makes the robot move and speak.
Location: Sun Ballroom A
10:30am – 12:30pm
MAKE YOUR OWN MOVIE WITH 3D AND MIXED REALITY PRESENTED BY MICROSOFT
(MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT BREAK-OUT SESSION – MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED)
Students will create unique movie projects using Microsoft’s latest 3D drawing and
movie-making applications. Student will feature each other in the videos alongside 3D
characters and creatures, while learning movie-making basics like character
development, storyboarding, shooting, editing, and sharing.
Location: Sun Ballroom B
11:15am – 12:00pm
SYBIL’S BOOK CLUB PRESENTS APRIL RYAN’S “UNDER FIRE: REPORTING FROM THE
FRONT LINES OF THE TRUMP WHITE HOUSE”
Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two
decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration.
In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion and chaos of the Trump White House to
understand how she and other reporters adjusted to the new normal. She takes us inside
the policy debates, the revolving door of personnel appointments, and what it is like
when she, as a reporter asking difficult questions, finds herself in the spotlight, becoming
part of the story.
Host: Sybil Wilkes
Location: Expo Stage
12:05pm – 12:25pm
PERFORMANCE BY ALGEE SMITH
12:30pm – 1:35pm
“REP YOUR HBCU” EXPO MAP CHALLENGE/WORKING LUNCH
We are challenging students to visit our onsite HBCUs and get their passports stamped.
Upon completion, prizes will be awarded to students with the most stamps and in-depth
reports from HBCUs.
Location:  Expo Stage Halls D – F
1:40pm – 2:25pm
MICROSOFT PRESENTS MANCODE
Join our executives from Microsoft as they explain their ManCode program and how it
helps the level the playing field for underserved African American males. They will also
discuss the constant changes in the workforce, what Microsoft is looking for in an intern
and an employee and how a map out a career path within Microsoft.
Host: Roland Martin
Panelist:
Leo Ortiz, Senior Regional Manager, Microsoft
Rashid Farrell, Sr. HR Director Microsoft
Alfred Ojukwu, Tech Director, Microsoft
Location: Expo Stage
2:30pm – 4:00pm
PLAY AND MAKECODE WITH MINECRAFT PRESENTED BY MICROSOFT
(HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BREAK-OUT SESSION – MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED)
In this camp students will play in Minecraft while they learn how to code with the
Microsoft MakeCode platform. They will program an Agent robot to complete challenges
and even change the weather, or as they say in the world of Minecraft: they’ll make it
rain ocelots and wolves!
Location: Sun Ballroom A
2:30pm – 4:00pm
START YOUR OWN BUSINESS CAMP PRESENTED BY MICROSOFT
(HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BREAK-OUT SESSION – MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED)
Success has no boundaries. This class will help guide students on how to turn their
passion into a great entrepreneurial business idea. Participants get guidance developing
their ideas into a robust business plan and a polished pitch ready to share with the world.
Location: Sun Ballroom B
2:30pm – 4:00pm
NASA STEM WORKSHOP
(HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BREAK-OUT SESSION – MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED)
Get ready to let those creative juices flow! The NASA-KSC Academic Engagement Office
will provide a S.T.E.M. hands-on workshop to foster understanding of engineering design,
specifically the roles of research and development, innovation, experimentation, and
troubleshooting in the design process. Teams of 3-5 students will work together to solve
an engineering design challenge (EDC). The challenge is derived from the Parker Solar
Probe (PSP) mission, which began its journey to the Sun on August 12, 2018. NASA
engineers and scientists will assist as students design a shield to protect PSP’s critical
instruments from the Sun’s blazing heat. Be prepared to exhibit yo

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