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Wednesday, November 5 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
STEAM Maker Space Fundamentals: Design Challenge Workshop

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Maker Space Fundamentals will help educators explore and develop their own making practice. We see making as a fun yet serious learning endeavor—one that spans many disciplines and content areas and fosters connections between art, science, and technology in ways that can lead to deep discovery. Circuit-related activities (Scribblebots, squishy circuits, LittleBits and more) offer a wealth of opportunities for thinking through making. Learn how to develop and facilitate maker activities for your classroom and libraries that invite students to imagine, invent and innovate. Participants of this workshop will go through a design challenge where they ideate/brainstorm, problem-solve/ iterate/ prototype, build/make and present/share their projects.

Participants may participate without the toolkit option. Bring the following if you can: a pair of scissors, glue or glue gun, and needle nose pliers.

Participants may sign up to get a STEAM Kit that includes Little Bits, Makey Makey, and other Maker materials including coin cell batteries, LED’s, copper tape, etc.

Please bring a laptop

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Lucie deLaBruere

Digital Age Learning Consultant, Marlboro College / University of Vermont
After spending 30 years in K12 education, Lucie and her husband Craig currently live and learn in a 1983 vintage Bluebird bus visiting creative spaces around the US and seeking ways to partner with educators and students who are passionate about creativity and innovation. Lucie is adjunct faculty at the University of Vermont and Marlboro College Graduate School and is also a Google Certified Innovator and Google for Education Certified Trainer... Read More →
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Shannon Walters

Teacher Librarian, Integrated Arts Academy / GIV IT&DM

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Wednesday November 5, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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