Posts published in June, 2017

Challenges, Constraints, Competition?

by on June 21, 2017 11:56 pm
Stick with me, this is a bit of a long story to get to some things I am thinking about in terms of making in the classroom. I can now check one thing off that bucket list, I won a blue ribbon at the San Mateo County Fair. (What, that is not on your bucket… Read more Challenges, Constraints, Competition?

WIP 006: In the Weeds

by on June 5, 2017 1:18 am
Musing: Right now a lot of professional development for educators is about just showing up. Seat time doesn’t equal engagement. How can educators receive credit for making/creating/implementing things? MakerEd for Maker Educators. Musing: People are weird about numbers. My school division has a per pupil expenditure of ~$12,500. (Which isn’t high when compared to our… Read more WIP 006: In the Weeds

Always Be Hustling - FormLabs Edition

by on June 5, 2017 1:15 am
Anyone that follows me on social media is probably well aware that my Hidden Figures – Friendship 7 model is up for Top Educational Model in FormLabs 3D Design Awards powered by Pinshape. (Vote for my design here!) I’ve been asking for votes on Twitter, Facebook, Slack, Google+, Google Groups, LinkedIn and Instagram. Some of my maker… Read more Always Be Hustling - FormLabs Edition

FabLearn webinar - What is the "Maker Mindset"?

by on June 3, 2017 9:06 pm
Watch this FabLearn Fellow webinar. The topic is “Maker Mindset” – what does it mean for modern learning spaces?   This webinar will also be available as part of the FabLearn podcast series Meaningful Making at meaningfulmaking.simplecast.fm. If you want to have the latest episode of Meaningful Making delivered to your phone / computer the moment it’s released,… Read more FabLearn webinar - What is the "Maker Mindset"?

FabLearn webinar - What does "Maker Mindset" look like in the real world?

by on June 3, 2017 9:04 pm
Watch this FabLearn webinar about what the “Maker Mindset” looks like in real learning spaces. The FabLearn Fellows discuss the topic with Sylvia Martinez and Paulo Blikstein, director of the FabLearn program, wrapping up with a guest appearance from the students in Tracy Rudzitis’s maker class in New York City. This webinar will also be available… Read more FabLearn webinar - What does "Maker Mindset" look like in the real world?