Posts published in July, 2016

Big Collaboration: Lessons from BEAM Camp for Making and Collaboration, New Hampshire

by on July 27, 2016 8:47 pm
Introduction In previous blogs I have written about my students engaging in a spring hard problem each year. ¬†After learning new tools, material science and the basics of patterns and ¬†structures, these projects are a deep design challenge that students engage in for an entire semester in teams of four to five. The level of… Read more Big Collaboration: Lessons from BEAM Camp for Making and Collaboration, New Hampshire

Designing for Constructionism and Learner Autonomy

by on July 7, 2016 8:08 pm
Every learner deserves a space to go to every day that will expose them to the beauty of the world and the intrepid explorer that they truly are. How can learning spaces cultivate this goal while encouraging constructive autonomy in the youngest of learners? Two spaces that I have had the pleasure of visiting have… Read more Designing for Constructionism and Learner Autonomy