Posts published in July, 2014

FabLearn Fellows at CMK

by on July 14, 2014 10:38 pm
I am still reflecting on the many wonderful exeperinces at CMK, but I thought I would post a photo: 6 of us in the same room!  

Alternative Assessments and Feedback in a MakerEd Classroom

by on July 13, 2014 10:30 pm
The Rapid Growth of “Maker Education” Programs According to Google Trends (see photo), a new term came into existence and quickly became synonymous with progressive education and a resurgence of STEAM education in America. That term is maker education, or makered for short, and can be seen in the graph as “born” according to google… Read more Alternative Assessments and Feedback in a MakerEd Classroom

Hooray for group work!

by on July 13, 2014 10:22 pm
To an educator, summer brings much needed time for slowing down, reflection, and professional development. I had the opportunity to travel to NH to attend a most unusual, “minds-on” institute where you hang out with interesting maker educators and take the time to explore your ideas. Constructing Modern Knowledge began with a preview of the… Read more Hooray for group work!

Building a bici-blender

by on July 8, 2014 10:14 pm
What’s the one type of transport you can find in any part of the world? A bike? That’s right. Now Foondi  Workshops is rethinking how we can use bicycles in emerging markets where access to reliable and affordable energy remains out a reach for thousands of people. Foondi held a hands-on design workshop on building a… Read more Building a bici-blender