Beyond the TLLP–Our Next Steps

One of the wonderful things about the TLLP (and there are truly many) is that participants are encouraged to continue their learning. Because we started our project later than intended (November instead of September), we…

The Slide Deck to Our PD Session

We thank all that were able to come out to our PD session on Making and Design Thinking. For those that couldn’t attend, here’s the slide deck. If you have any questions or if you’d…

ESL students and the power of making

TLLPs are about engaging and sound instruction, but the underlying goal is to facilitate and share teacher learning. Our goals for this project are to enhance our learning about makerspace and design process, but there are…

Challenges to Progressing to Making in the Classroom

It’s March, and the project is blooming…in pieces and places.  The struggle I am still having is how can I bring the actual “making” out of the “makerspace” in the learning commons is the space…

Some Online Makerspace Resources

Teaching the Design Process in Makerspaces An Educator’s Guide to the “Four Cs”–Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society 15 Ideas To Go Beyond Makers Space… Building a Makers Culture http://www.makereducation.com/ Institute of Design at…

The pedagogy–design process

So far, most of our blogging has been about the physical environment and the materials/tools we have incorporated into our makerspace. The clubs have been so successful, it’s easy to write about them! But as…

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