Strategic Planning, Design and Implementation of Educational Makerspace Programs
This 5-day class provides comprehensive training for strategic planning, design, and implementation of educational makerspace and fablab programs, using the FabLearn approach to K-12 STEAM project-based education. It includes topics on learning sciences theory, instructional methodologies and pedagogy, educational makerspace implementation, research practices, assessment of maker-based learning, curriculum-building, and digital fabrication tools.
During the 5-day program, participants develop their own unique maker education deployment, training, curriculum and assessment plans tailored to organization and country-specific needs and strategies.
Who Should Attend:
This class is designed for educational leaders who strive to systematically integrate the principles of constructionism and maker education into formal and informal learning spaces. It is specifically designed for educators, policy makers, directors of maker programs, and educational administrators who are charged with planning and implementation of maker education programs within their organizations, districts or states regardless of size or country; and with responsibility for strategic planning, development, curriculum design and support training for project-based learning environments.
By the numbers:
Previous trainings: 7 (February 2017, May 2017, October 2017, February 2018, September 2018, February 2019, September 2019)
Total participants: 110
Participating organizations: 45
Participant places of origin: 16 (Brazil, Canada, China, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Mexico, New Jersey, New Zealand, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay)