Maker Faire Bay Area 2013
|Day||Start Time||End Time||Locations||Video Coverage|
|Saturday||7:00 PM||7:30 PM|
A panel discussion on the impact of classroom adoption of digital fabrication tools, featuring the Makerspace program, Head Teacher of one of the Makerspace pilot schools and two companies in the Maker Community.
Andrew Boggeri — Mechanical Engineer
Full Spectrum Laser
Lead Mechanical Engineer and Product Designer at FSLaser
Casey Shea teaches math and Project Make at Analy High School in Sebastopol, CA u2013 the hometown of Makermedia. Following a pilot year in the Make headquarters, Project Make moved into an abandoned metal and electronics shop on campus adding 21st century upgrades to the traditional tools remaining. In addition to teaching students the skills and practices of making, he is interested in sharing with educators the many ways that modern tools can be used to create custom instructional materials for their classrooms. When not teaching, he is most likely to be found tinkering around the house or paddling on Northern California rivers.
Stephanie Chang is an educator and designer, focused mainly in STEAM education. She currently works with Maker Media as the Program Developer and Liaison of the Makerspace program. Her past experiences include directing The Tech Museum Summer Camps, teaching marine & environmental science, and working on evaluation and assessment of educational programs. She spends her spare time renovating camper vans, hiking the Bay Area, and eating sour gummy worms.