Training: Strategic Planning, Design and Implementation of Educational Makerspace Programs

Class Name: Strategic Planning, Design and Implementation of Educational Makerspace Programs

Dates: May 22-26, 2017 (40 hours)

Location: Stanford University Campus, Graduate School of Education.

Overview

This 5-day, full-time 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 will be guided in developing 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.

Class Schedule

 MONTUEWEDTHUFRI
9:00 - 10:30OVERVIEW
FL Program & Principles
PEDAGOGY A
Observations in Bay Area Schools
IMPLEMENTATION B
Pilot Implementation Case Study
PEDAGOGY C
Observations in Bay Area Schools
PEDAGOGY D
School Observation Debrief
RESEARCH C
Participant Research Plan Development
BreakBreakBreak
11:00 - 12:30TOOLS A
Lab Activity
TOOLS B
Tool Selection Criteria
THEORY C
Reaching Diverse Learners
LunchLunchLunchLunchLunch
1:30 - 3:00THEORY A
Instructivism & Constructivism
PEDAGOGY B
School Observations Debrief
IMPLEMENTATION C
National Roll Out Case Study
THEORY B
Constructionist, Maker Assessments
FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS
BreakBreakBreakBreakBreak
3:30 - 5:00RESEARCH A
Research Methods & Assessment
IMPLEMENTATION A
How to Scale Educational Innovation
TOOLS C
Tool Demos
RESEARCH B
Research Case Studies
FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Workshop Registration:
To register, contact fablearn_program@stanford.edu for cost, space availability and registration information. Only 7 seats are currently available.

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