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Thursday, November 6 • 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Not a Makerspace? Then What is It?

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Recently, educators have been adamantly promoting STEAM-centered learning, resulting in the creation of makerspaces in schools. Unfortunately, many students struggle to see the relevancy of these tools in relation to their own interests. Building a more open-ended space seemed to be the perfect answer. Some call these constructivist spaces incubators. We simply call it ProjectSpace, a room where flux and student empowerment are the driving forces. Consider it a malleable playground for problem-solving and design-thinking.


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Steven Davis

Integration Specialist, BFA St. Albans
Stop by the Innovation Space's Microprocessor Exhibit on Thursday morning to find out more about Raspberry Pi computers and alter some simple coding scripts. | In addition: a 25 minute hands-on "Python on Raspberry Pi" workshop, Thurs at 9. Link to download free Python IDLE in... Read More →

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Thursday November 6, 2014 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Gateway I

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