Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

Top 10 Myths about Making in K-12 Education

DayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationsVideo Coverage
Saturday1:00 PM2:00 PMMake: Education Stage

The directors of maker programs from four different schools - Castilleja School (Palo Alto), Hillbrook School (Los Gatos), Lighthouse Community Charter School (Oakland), and Marymount School (NYC) - will come together to dispel some common myths about maker spaces and maker programs in K-12 schools. And if you have any myths about not being a maker yourself, we'll help dispel those too!n

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Presenters:

Angi Chau — Director of Bourn Idea Lab

Castilleja School

Makerspace/Fab Lab Director, Engineering Teacher, and Robotics Faculty Advisor

Jaymes Dec — Fab Lab Integrator

Marymount School of New York

Fab Lab Integrator at Marymount School NYC, Learning Experience Designer, Stanford FabLearn Fellow, NAIS Teacher of the Future, founder @NYCMakery, NYU ITP Grad

Christa Flores — MakeSpace, Director

Hillbrook School

Maker Maker, Amateur Anthropologist, Vintage Clothing Tinkerer, Project Manager for Design Thinking K-8, Day Dreamer and Slowtechie

Aaron Vanderwerff — Creativity Lab and Science Coordinator

Lighthouse Community Charter School

Creativity Lab and Science Coordinator, Exploratorium Teacher Institute mentor and coach, PG&E Inspirational Teacher of the Year (2013)


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