Join me at Kent State University for their workshop “Promote Deep Student Learning with Makerspaces” This 2 day workshop includes certification as a MaKey MaKey educator
Summer Pop Up Makerspaces
Are you looking for summer activities and resources to share with families? How about encouraging families to create a Pop Up Makerspace at home?
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Find the STEM in the curriculum not the curriculum for STEM
Garrett Brown, inventor of the Steadicam said “I was a better inventor then I was cameraman and director”. BINGO! Here was the perfect example that STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math occur fluidly and naturally within all disciplines, not separately.
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Kent State AT & T Classroom Summer Youth Technology Camps
Here is a great summer opportunity to share with your families. Kent State just released its schedule for their AT & T Classroom Summer Youth Technology Camps. A variety of sessions are available
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Lesson Idea: Leafsnap! A great app to connect kids with the outside.
Looking for lesson ideas to get your kids outside and learning? Give the FREE app Leafsnap a try! Developed by Columbia University, University of Maryland and the Smithsonian Leafsnap is an interactive electronic field guide that will have your students identifying trees in no time. Easy to use, open the app and snap a leaf from a tree. Based on the leaf outline, the app makes a suggestion as to what type of tree this could be.
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Lifelong Kindergarten at MIT Media Lab….home of coding, makerspaces, fab labs and more.
Are you excited about your school moving towards or being a 1-1 school? Advocate for more programming (coding) in the classroom, want to see districts leverage technology across subject matters? Want to learn more about Makerspaces, Fab Labs, and how to empower students to be the leaders of their learning? Would you believe NONE of these movements are new? The MIT Media Lab has been the pioneer in all of these areas and it just might surprise you for how long.
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