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May 25, 2018 The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens You are here: / Makerspaces Help Kids Tap Potential, Find Confidence, Success, and Friendships Makerspaces Help Kids Tap Potential, Find Confidence, Success, and Friendships By Marva Hinton on May 1, 2018 A “cardboard challenge” at Riverside Middle School in Greer, SC. Photos courtesy of Gaelyn Jenkins Finn McLaren was a shy teen who never showed an interest in sports or school clubs. He hadn’t quite found his place or an activity that sparked his interest.
May 25, 2018 The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens You are here: / MIT Developing Assessments To Quantify Makerspace Educational Value MIT Developing Assessments To Quantify Makerspace Educational Value By on May 5, 2018 The problem with makerspaces in school, and maker-centered education in general, is that they don’t fit into the traditional educational structure. Multiple skills are developed at the same time. Success can be personal growth. There is no one right answer to a problem.
How to build digital literacy into your makerspace 30th Apr 2018 / , , , Digital literacy in the makerspace As well as being a haven of access (be in knowledge, internet, fiction, research) libraries play a vital role in supporting digital literacy in their communities. But, as technology evolves, so do the demands of digital literacy. Makerspaces provide a great, engaging way to help users gain confidence in engaging with new and emerging technologies that ensures their digital literacy knowledge is not restricted to time-limited skills acquisition (how to use MS Office, how to use a particular software package or web application.
› › Towards 3D Printed Tools: Crayon Rubbing Toy Towards 3D Printed Tools: Crayon Rubbing Toy Posted on by Posted in , , , — Lately, spurred by Dr. Gary Stager’s prompt ““, I have been thinking about 3D printing and its role in K-5 education. After the initial novelty of downloading and printing models that others have made wears off, hopefully the teacher leads the class to creating their own models, using something like or . Students take to this 3D modeling software quite quickly and can turn out name tags, castles, and other objects of their own design.
May 26, 2018 The world's largest reviewer of books, multimedia, and technology for children and teens You are here: / Laura Fleming: Don’t Let Makerspaces Be A Passing Trend Laura Fleming: Don’t Let Makerspaces Be A Passing Trend By Laura Fleming on May 2, 2018 In 21 years in education, I have seen many trends come and go. I am on a mission to keep makerspaces from being added to that list. That’s at the core of everything I do now. Makerspaces are an educational philosophy, foundationally solid, and we can’t allow them to be cast aside by cynics who might suggest they were just a fun fad that has run its course.
Google Tag Manager How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs Follow these makerspace ideas to get the most out of your creative learning environment. by What’s the best way to define a makerspace? For Laura Fleming, library media specialist at New Milford High School in New Jersey, a library makerspace is a unique learning environment that encourages tinkering, play and open-ended exploration for all. Fleming, who also runs and manages her own business, Worlds of Making, says too often schools build library makerspaces just for the top engineering students or the gifted and talented students.
Connect! Follow Monday, April 22, 2013 Edupunk I am in a very curious stage of life where I seem to be generating more questions in my head as I approach creative problem solving techniques both in my teaching and professional life. I feel like I have been taking more risks professionally and creatively. I love to learn. I love to feel challenged. A co-worker friend of mine said that this "obsession with learning new things" qualified me as an "edupunk." I Hadto laugh when she told me this becausE i thought it was because I had adult a.
Information Sources & Information Sifting Techniques About Me Name: Location: Independence, Ohio, United States Librarian at Indiana Wesleyan University's Cleveland Education Center. Thursday, January 16, 2014 Edupunk Guide The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have sponsored the for those who want an education without the expense and seat time of a traditional university. This is how the bi-line on the home page reads: An edupunk is someone who doesn't want to play by the old college rules. Maybe you have interests that don't fit the academic mold.
Search the entire website Search only the resources Search within makerspaces Search only within events Creating A Network Of Community Colleges With Makerspaces Create Your Makerspace Community California Community College makerspaces are creating and sharing a model to fuel job creation and strengthen regional economies. CCC Maker Initiative To prepare students for STEM/STEAM careers, California Community Colleges are building makerspaces, faculty are embedding making into curriculum and employers are providing internships.
If you haven't signed up for the Calgary and Area School Maker Faire it's not too late. There are still a few spots left and anyone in Kindergarten to Grade 12 is welcome. Hello Young Maker! We're glad you're here and interested in participating in the Calgary & Area School Maker Faire! We are directly connected to and supported by Maker Faire Calgary (http://calgary... Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
Follow MIT or Browse or MIT-Boeing educational collaboration aims to scale learning in additive manufacturing New online course will enable professionals to invent and implement innovative 3-D-printing applications. MIT Open Learning April 12, 2018 Press Contact Maria Cruz LopezEmail: Phone: 617-324-8292Office of Digital Learning Share Comment Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3-D printing, is poised to transform product design, manufacturing, and maintenance. However, limited knowledge of the fundamental principles, applications, and business implications of AM is a barrier to its broad and rapid adoption.
Maker Grows Up: Committing to Sustainable Programs Nationwide via Give it a try: PICTURE A MAKERSPACE. What do you see? A 3-D printer? A tangle of robotics parts? Perhaps it’s a teacher librarian volunteering hours to help students use iPads to shoot and edit movies. Those are Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
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Announcing our new program KCI Makerspace UniDIVersity! Participate in our Makerspace Coordinator certification program and earn a 18-unit certificate of achievement. We will give you the skills to manage and teach in a Makerspace! Details: Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
Miss me at Maker Faire Bay Area? I'll be at Denver Comic Con next month wearing my color sensing light up fairy costume 🌈 and presenting 'Costume Hacking: Intro to Sewable Electronics for Accessories and Apparel' 💖 by: Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
Pages Tuesday, May 8, 2018 ELA + PBL + Makerspace = Awesomeness! A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to cover a 7th grade English class for the week and I was allowed to do any mini unit I wanted. I decided I would dive into symbolism using one of my favorite short stories, "". It is a wonderful gothic story that symbolizes the oppression of women in society in the early 1900s. It is a short enough story that it can be read or in a single class period and the next couple of days can be used to dive into the details that make it a powerful story.
Testing 5th graders prior knowledge by sending them on a scavenger hunt from Innovation Lab to to choose their own conductive materials for Interactive Displays. SO much learning & so much fun! by: Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
Pages Tuesday, May 22, 2018 The #KnightsForge Maker Show Checks Out @MakeDo #MakerEd Students from the Knight's Forge Maker Show explored and how it can be used to create amazing things with cardboard. Check out their latest video on in the Makerspace. I'm a huge fan of and think it is perfect for any classroom and makerspace. Cardboard is all around us and duct tape can be so expensive and wasteful. reusable screws make it possible for students to prototype and then reuse the screws as needed. The full toolkit is phenomenal and in constant use in the space.
Did you attend the Bay Area Maker Faire this weekend? What did you learn? Share with the KCI community and check out the work of ! This presentation, led by a coordinator and creator of a number of makerspaces in low-income schools, will focus on some key tools & materials that can bring making into any school at a low cost. Enter a topic, @name, or fullname ·
BlockedUnblockFollowFollowing Founder of MAKE Magazine and creator of Maker Faire at Maker Media in San Francisco. May 17 The Makers of Tomorrow At our first Maker Faire in 2006 in San Mateo, we wanted to create an event that families would enjoy. We wanted makers to share their projects across categories such as science and technology, art and design, craft and engineering. In the early years, almost all of our makers were adults and mostly men. Yet walking around Maker Faire you could see how making and makers captivated kids — and adults, and not just those who already saw themselves as makers.
Toggle navigation Create a Makerspace in a Week (Webinar) Join This Course FREE off original price! The coupon code you entered is expired or invalid, but the course is still available! Makerspaces are a powerful way to spark creativity in the classroom. But what happens when you don't have the best materials? What if you don't have a whole space to devote to it? Where do you even start? These are the questions I tackle in this Makerspace in a Week webinar. As the title suggests, this webinar walks you through the basics of how to create a makerspace in a week.