Today (or tomorrow) are the last days to register for our The Educator Collaborative MakerSpace Camp in order to guarantee you receive your MakerKits on time!
Cadet and Admiral levels attend the full online camp and, while joining us live, will have a hands-on MakerKit to work along with us.
If you don’t already follow @TheEdCollab or subscribe to our mailing list (TheEducatorCollaborative.com/contact-us).
Two nights of making + growing + exploring + true STE(A)M learning!
(Streamed Free To Everyone! Yes! Free!)
Sunday, March 29
Member of The Educator Collaborative Team and author of Worlds of Making: Best Practices for Establishing a Makerspace for Your School
Monday, March 30
Author of Crafting Digital Writing; Create, Compose, Connect! and The Digital Writing Workshop
Kits designed by The Educator Collaborative and our event partner Table Top Inventing
✧MakerKits For Cadets Only:
✍ Sunday night: Dive into the kit and “make” right along with us!
☼ Monday morning: Try out “making” at your school!
☺︎ Monday day and night: share your “maker” inventions using #TheEdCollabMaker
Kit includes beginner supplies: paper cut templates, aluminum wire, clothes pins, clips, magnets, batteries and a class set of LED “blinkey lights” and more. The kit is designed for one participant and one “class set” of additional items for use on Monday. Additional items may be purchased anytime from our event partner Table Top Inventing.
We’ll invite you to supply a few creative items, too. That SECRET MISSION will come in the weeks before the MAKER SPACE CAMP.
✬MakerKits and Advanced Learning For Admirals Only:
✪✪✪✪ In Four, Follow-Up Sessions with Laura Fleming: Dive more deeply into the world of making. Exploring STE(A)M concepts that will take your making and makerspaces into the stratosphere.
Kit includes advanced supplies: LEDs, speakers, an oscillator board, an “Arduino” Board, and more. The kit is designed for one advanced participant. Additional items may be purchased anytime from our event partner Table Top Inventing.
We’ll invite you to supply a few creative items, too. That TOP SECRET MISSION will come before your first FOLLOW-UP MEETING.
✬ ✬ ✬ Admirals = Extended Learning ✬ ✬ ✬
Admirals will join Laura Fleming for 4 additional, online, group learning sessions!
Meeting in an intimate group, limited to only 9 members, Laura will support you in advanced makerspace techniques, structures, and robotics.
Admiral Mission Meeting Dates (a.k.a. Online Additional Sessions):
- April 17th,
- April 24th,
- May 15th,
- and June 5th
When registering, you will select your Admrial Group:
- Group Alpha meets online 3-4PM EST/Noon-1PM PST
- now closed, waitlist available: Group Beta meets online 5-6PM EST/3-4PM PST
In addition to Laura Fleming and Troy Hicks, we are excited to be joined by these special guests!
➢ Making as a Path to—and Beyond—the CCSS and ISTE Standards
Christopher Lehman, Founding Director, author of several popular books include Falling in Love with Close Reading (with Kate Roberts) and Energize Research Reading and Writing
- Kristin Ziemke, Teacher, coach and specialist in early grades technology integration and co-author of Connecting Comprehension and Technology
➢ Empowering Teachers and Students as Designers: Game-Making as a Pathway to Deeper Learning
- Rebecca Rufo-Tepper, Director of Integrated Learning at Institute of Play and partner-educator at NYC’s unique Quest to Learn schools.
- Liza Stark, Game Designer at Institute of Play, Parsons The New School for Design MFA Design and Technology adjunct faculty, and partner-educator at Quest to Learn Schools.
An Institute of Play “Making” Event
➢ “A Scope and Sequence of Making”: From Leading Kids, To Giving Them The Lead
- Steve Kurti, Research Physicist and “Chief Maker and Mad Scientist” at Table Top Inventing
Three Levels of Registration! ❖ ✧ ✬
Seats are limited at “Cadet” and “Admiral” levels. Waitlist available once seats are filled.
More information is available on our MakerSpace Camp page (link).