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Strategic Planning, Design and Implementation of Educational Makerspace Programs

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

Dates: September 5th-9th

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.

Valdenice Minatel

I really believe the ideas we discussed and practices we had this week can transform people, schools and the world!
Valdenice Minatel
Colégio Dante Alighieri
São Paulo, Brazil

 

Diana Lynne Ibarra

I came away with great strategies that I’ll take back and implement quickly into my school.Diana Lynne Ibarra
Independent Schools Foundation Academy
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

 

Class Schedule

 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:00am - 10:30amOVERVIEW
FabLearn Principles
PEDAGOGY
School Observations
IMPLEMENTATION
Scaling Education Innovation
PEDAGOGY
Constructionist Maker Assessment
FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS
10:30am - 11:00amBREAKBREAK
11:00am - 12:30pmTOOLS
Lab Activity
THEORY
Constuctionism & Papert
RESEARCH
Research Methods
FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS
12:30pm - 1:30pmLUNCH
1:30pm - 3:00pmTHEORY
Constructivism
PEDAGOGY
School Observations Debrief
IMPLEMENTATION
Pilot Implementation Case Study
TOOLS
Tool Selection Criteria
3:00pm - 3:30pmBREAK
3:30pm - 5:00pmDEVELOPMENT STUDIODEVELOPMENT STUDIO

 

STEM Teaching for the 21st Century: From Learning Targets to Curricular Units

Class Name: STEM Teaching for the 21st Century: From Learning Targets to Curricular Units

Dates: upcoming

Location: Stanford University Campus, Graduate School of Education.

Overview: coming soon

Herbert Lima
My main goal was to take ownership of the FabLearn methodology so it can be applied to science education and the development of a new science curriculum for the municipality of Sobral, Brazil.Herbert Lima
Secretary of Education
Sobral, Brazil

Workshop Registration:

To register, contact fablearn_program@stanford.edu for cost, space availability and registration information.

Please note that this a professional development class open to the general public and does not grant Stanford University degree program academic credit.

To receive information about future training classes, please register for the FabLearn mailing list here.

Steven Willis

It’s the best training I have ever attended!Steven Willis
Chicago Youth Centers
Chicago, USA