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How & Why? Transform your classroom into a Makerspace

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published by Chrissy Chavez

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TransforMING

your classroom into a

MAKERSPACE

How & Why?

as a set of activities

#1

What is the maker movement?

as a community of practice

# 2

as identities

# 3

MAKING

MAKERSPACES

MAKERS

Discovery

Play

Collaboration

Support

Creatives

Agents of change

Why a makerspace?

Maker Ed Promotes: 1. Exploration 2. Innovation 3. Creation 4. Reflection 5. Revision 6. Exhibition  

"Now, almost anyone can innovate. Now almost anyone can make. Now, with tools available at a makerspace, anyone can change the world."

Hatch, 2014, p.10

"Create opportunities for you people to make, & by making, build confidence, foster creativity, & in science, technology, engineering, math, & learning as a whole."

Maker Ed. Vision

President Obama

"I'm calling on people across the country to join us in sparking creativity and encouraging invention in their communities."

How to Create a

MAKERSPACE

Integrate Constructivism

Diversify Learning Arrangements

Interdisciplinary Learning

Repurpose Tools

Create a space where learning is constructed by the learner.

Remix tools for the classroom.

Rethink how students will explore, create, and share.

Integrate prior knowledge and other disciplines.

1

Find a problem

2

Draft ideas

3

Create a product

4

Reflect

5

Revise

Solo exploration

One-on-one projects

Small group projects

Collaborative projects

Online Forums

References: Halverson, E.R. & Sheridan, K. (2014). The maker movement in education. Harvard Educational Review, 84(4), 495-465. Sheridan, K. Halverson, E.R., Litts, B.K., Brahms, L, Jacobs-Priebe, L., & Owens, T. (2014) Learning in the making: A comparative case-study of three maker spaces. Harvard Educational Review, 84(4), 505-565.