I’m pretty active on twitter and one of the things I love about social media is growing your Professional Learning Network (PLN). A group of us that are a part of my PLN collaborated and put this #passthescopeEDU project together (If they didn’t know they were in my PLN, they know now). We’ve just completed our second #passthescopeEDU. The event took place May 19, 2016 all day on the social media app called periscope. We shared some really cool information. I want to wri
I’ve been on a maker ed write fest for the past few blogs. I started talking about an erosion maker activity in an earlier blog and this blog I’m going to reflect on that activity. A few things I’m noticing in general is how much engagement I’m seeing from students in these activities. The group that I worked with was a fairly large. The teacher recently received some extra students so her class was 36 students strong. She was very apprehensive about working with these st
I had the opportunity of co-facilitating two separate maker activities. The first activity was the actual maker activity at a middle school while the second activity was the building up to a maker project at the same school. I really enjoyed being able to collaborate with colleagues for both activities. I wrote about my MakerEdorg Maker vista before but never called him by name. His name is Matt. I work with Matt on a weekly basis trying to find ways of implementing make
3 things I learned about Making with a Natural Disaster Project I did an experimental maker activity at one of the schools I work with. I actually was able to collaborate with a maker vista that I work with through MakerEdOrg and a classroom teacher. The collaboration started between the maker vista and I. We brainstormed different maker activities and how to implement activities into a real lesson. We reached out to a teacher as she was planning a natural disaster unit.