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The Innovative Educator: Makerspaces is a Course

The Innovative Educator: Makerspaces

Ended Jun 18, 2019
1 credit

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Full course description

This workshop is designed to get teachers and students “hands-on” with their learning. Based upon ideas from the Maker Movement, participants will explore a variety of activities that provide creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering, and tinkering. We’ll explore “low-tech” activities that encourage cooperation and problem-solving, as well as investigating some “high-tech” challenges which will get us using the latest tools for coding and creating.

Location: Pleasant Grove Junior High Media Center
Address: 810 N 100 E Pleasant Grove, UT
Room: TBD
Time: June 17th & 18th, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: In-person
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Organize a series of "hands-on" learning activities for students.
  • Direct students in a variety of coding activities.
  • Use technology tools to help students interpret information and data.

Final Assessment
design an instructional plan that incorporates the use of one or more Makerspace activities.

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