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The Pennington School, Pennington, NJ Sunday, April 8, 2018 What is Maker Faire? Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Glimpse the future and get inspired! Stay in Touch:Get Local and Global Maker Faire Community updates.
Search this site Menu Thursday, April 24, 2018 8:45-3:00 pm The GCDS Maker Faire on April 24, 2018 is an opportunity for classroom teachers, media and arts specialists, technology integrators and administrators to gather and learn from each other. The day will kick off with a keynote address from Colleen Graves, co-author of "Big Book of Makerspace Projects and Challenge Based Learning in the Library Makerspace," followed by hands-on workshops and activities from some of Connecticut's most innovative teachers, If you are embracing the do-it-together spirit or creating and making with your students and would like to share your ideas with other educators please join us! Keynote Speaker Colleen Graves Colleen Graves is a school librarian, maker, and blogger, obsessed with Learning Commons transformations, Makerspaces, electronics, technology education, making stuff, and getting girls involved in STEM.
Makerspaces: How parents support young children’s learning How can makerspaces help parents encourage their children to become digitally literate? The brings together researchers to explore the benefits and challenges of running making workshops in a variety of settings. In this post, and explore ‘makerspaces’ and what they mean for parents and children. Sonia is Professor of Social Psychology at LSE’s and is the lead investigator of the research project. Alicia is a researcher at the LSE’s , and in addition to her work on the Parenting for a Digital Future research project she is interested in youth media production.
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Campaign URL Can't see this Email? View it in your Granteq along with our partner MakeBlock will be exhibiting in GESS Education, Dubai edition to showcase our STEM solutions for K12. MakerSpace The popularization of the maker culture won't be achieved without the construction of environment. And the development of the STEAM education also needs a perfect platform. MakerSpace is such anenvironmental platform. Launch of CodeyRocky The combination of easy-to-use roboticss hardware with graphical programming gives all children the opportunity to take their first steps into the world of code and compose their first "Hello World!" statement at the same time ass they explore their creativity.