Make: Education Stage

Teachers and makers on making in education

Saturday 17th, 2014
Saturday

10:30 AM — 11:00 AM

Maker Mom Bootcamp: Carving Time To Make

Maker Mom Bootcamp: Carving Time To Make

Sarah Hodsdon

To raise the next generation of Makers, we must learn how to 'carve out time' from our busy lives for deliberate play and purposeful making.

Saturday

11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Curiosity Hacked: The Learner Controls the Learning

Curiosity Hacked: The Learner Controls the Learning

Samantha Cook

How CH approaches their core mission of promoting innovation, creativity, accessibility, and sustainability through their diverse programs, and how the larger CH community is working together to change how STEAM and Maker education is approached.

Saturday

11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

How to ReMake the World through Making with Kids

How to ReMake the World through Making with Kids

Jennifer Turliuk

MakerKids is one of the only makerspaces for kids in the world and we will tell you about how we do making with kids. Our Board of Advisors includes Dale Dougherty (CEO of Maker Media, MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire) and Massimo Banzi (CEO of Arduino)

Saturday

12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

My Cardboard World: Arduino in Context

My Cardboard World: Arduino in Context

Derek Runberg

Giving students a reason to learn something is half of the battle. We use materials like cardboard, hot glue, and drink straws to integrate the Arduino with all those LEDs, motors and buzzers into something new and to unleash their inner inventor!n

Saturday

12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

My Cardboard World: Arduino in Context

My Cardboard World: Arduino in Context

Derek Runberg

Giving students a reason to learn something is half of the battle. We use materials like cardboard, hot glue, and drink straws to integrate the Arduino with all those LEDs, motors and buzzers into something new and to unleash their inner inventor!n

Saturday

2:30 PM — 3:00 PM

How to Start and Run a Maker Club for Kids

How to Start and Run a Maker Club for Kids

Rick Schertle

I run a Maker Club at the middle school where I teach. Hear as I share practical information for helping you start your own including running the meetings, managing supplies and fantastic activities all on a tight budget.

Saturday

3:00 PM — 3:30 PM

Effective STEM Education: Project Envisioning with Young Makers

Effective STEM Education: Project Envisioning with Young Makers

Jerry Valadez

Discover how to foster a collaborative culture of creativity, innovation, and experimentation with cross-disciplinary projects that effectively teach STEM and scientific and engineering practices through the Young Makers program.

Saturday

4:00 PM — 4:30 PM

Raspberry Pi: Teach, Learn Make

Raspberry Pi: Teach, Learn Make

Clive Beale

Clive Beale and Carrie Anne Philbin of the Raspberry Pi Foundation talk about The Foundation's education mission, how the Raspberry Pi is being used in the classroom and why Making has an essential role to play in teaching and learning.

Saturday

4:30 PM — 5:00 PM

How and Why To Teach Children to Code

How and Why To Teach Children to Code

Gary Stager

u201cLearning to codeu201d is suddenly hot. What does that mean? How should kids learn u201cto code?u201d What are the goals? What is the role of teachers? How should teachers be prepared? What are the most appropriate languages for learning CS and a whole lot more?

Saturday

5:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Making on a National Scale: NOVA's MAKING STUFF Outreach Community

Making on a National Scale: NOVA’s MAKING STUFF Outreach Community

Scott Asakawa

NOVA Education presents about how members of the MAKING STUFF outreach community are collaborating via social media to design and iterate on a hands-on curriculum, thus creating new and powerful learning experiences for makers across the country.

Saturday

6:00 PM — 6:30 PM

What makes a maker? - Habits, attitudes and skills that you can teach aspiring makers

What makes a maker? – Habits, attitudes and skills that you can teach aspiring makers

Andrew Milne

Working in a science museum, I was inspired to study makers for my master's research. I have interviewed and surveyed members of the maker community to find out what habits, attitudes and skills they share, and have started teaching them in my class.

Saturday

7:00 PM — 7:30 PM

From Anarchist Free Schools to Modern Maker Spaces

From Anarchist Free Schools to Modern Maker Spaces

Jennifer Wyld

An interesting line can be drawn from the Anarchist Free Schools of the early 1900's to the Maker Spaces of today.

Sunday 18th, 2014
Sunday

10:30 AM — 11:00 AM

Bringing Making Out of the Maker Space

Bringing Making Out of the Maker Space

Alison Evans Adnani

Hear how Alison Evans Adnani takes age appropriate projects into classrooms, libraries and community centers to give as many kids as possible the opportunity to make something.

Sunday

11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Super-Awesome Sylvia's Super Awesome Top-Secret Project

Super-Awesome Sylvia’s Super Awesome Top-Secret Project

Gary Stager, Super-Awesome Sylvia

Legendary Kid Maker, Super-Awesome Sylvia, will share details of her super-exciting new project designed to help kids and their teachers embrace making, tinkering, and engineering.

Sunday

11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Adventures in long distance teaching and learning of making

Adventures in long distance teaching and learning of making

Chris Gammell

Both through a podcast called The Amp Hour and an online video course called Contextual Electronics, Chris Gammell will discuss the adventure of teaching electronics without being in the same room as the student for more than 3 years.

Sunday

12:00 PM — 12:30 PM

Flexibility and Persistence in Youth Maker Projects

Flexibility and Persistence in Youth Maker Projects

Lee Martin

Our research project explores how youth and mentors work together to make adaptations and persist through difficulties during maker project work. We draw implications for how the Maker Movement connects with issues of broad educational interest.

Sunday

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

The Power and Perils of Pink

The Power and Perils of Pink

Bridget Rigby, Sam King, Judy Ho, Stephanie Chang

Join partners focused on girls in making with technology for a colorful debate around what they've found works (and doesn't work!) for engaging girls in making and supporting them as they turn their ideas into digital and physical reality.