11-year-old Shorewood Scholar Teaches At Expertise Convention

Final 12 months on the convention, Connor Freeman taught college students the fundamentals {of electrical} engineering, together with electrical energy and circuits.

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SHOREWOOD — Connor Freeman, a sixth grade scholar from Trinity Christian Faculty in Shorewood, will train for the second 12 months in a row at a know-how convention in Baraboo, Wisconsin. “THAT Convention,” scheduled from July 29 to August 1, boasts of a four-day convention for “builders enthusiastic about studying all issues cell, net, cloud, and know-how.”

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“That Convention” has audio system from over 26 international locations and trade giants like Microsoft, Garmin, Amazon, Netflix, Google, Cisco, and GitHub.

Talking of the upcoming convention, Freeman mentioned, “I’m actually excited to see all the mates I’ve made going to THAT for a number of years now. I really feel pleasure in my presentation and supported by my mother, Clark Promote (the founding father of THAT), software program builders that I do know, and the remainder of my THAT household. It’s enjoyable to indicate different expertise that I’ve discovered and may train others.”

Freeman, at solely 11 years previous, is studying C+ and Python coding languages and a frontrunner on Trinity Christian Faculty’s robotics staff, the most important robotics staff in Illinois, with greater than 65 college students every year.

Final 12 months on the convention, Freeman led courses that taught college students the fundamentals {of electrical} engineering, together with electrical energy and circuits. This 12 months at “THAT”, he has deliberate classes that may permit college students to create their very own “Scratch” coding video games which can permit college students the chance to be taught elementary coding expertise. Freeman continues to be one the youngest audio system on the occasion.

“I’m simply so happy with Connor,” mentioned Amanda Freeman, Connor’s mom. “I began instructing him know-how after we homeschooled for covid. I additionally work in tech, and he simply took to it so naturally. I began in search of extra sources and alternatives. A number of years in the past, I went to THAT for the primary time with work and obtained Connor a ‘geekling’ move.

“He proclaimed proper then and there he was going to be a speaker at THAT and spoke it into existence. Lower than 20 p.c of abstracts have been accepted the previous two years, and Connor has been accepted each instances. He’s going to nice issues. He even jokes that ‘possibly he’ll put in a superb phrase for me so someday I is usually a speaker…like him!’”

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