If you build it, they will charge…or so tech teacher, Kyle Crawford, figured when he offered maker tools and tasked his students to design and build a classroom cell phone charging station.
Set aside class time each week for students to work independently on a project related to their interests or passions.
Sphero makes cool programmable robots and educational tools that aim to transform the way kids learn and create through coding, science, music, and the arts.
SAM Labs is a programming site where students develop engineering skills by using SAM blocks and the SAM Space app to create, modify, or enhance designs.
In this video, I cover the basics of what a makerspace is, show off my makerspace, and give you some tips for starting your own makerspace.
Workbench is a PBL platform where students can complete STEAM tasks using everything from basic art supplies to technologies such as Sphero, Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, and more.
DFRobot will showcase its hands-on learning resources including the full suite of Boson Kits, micro:Maqueen, Max:bot, LattePanda, Mind+, Gravity and Internet of Things Kits.
Whether you're teaching future engineers, mathematicians, or scientists, these are the educational toys that'll get your students' cogs turning.
Gizmos & Gadgets is an app for the littleBits platform that uses electronic building blocks that can be combined and recombined to make endless inventions.
Educators interested in Makerspaces, STEM Labs, Project-Based Learning, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Genius Hour may feel unsure of how to integrate all of those things into their practice
The new sets for the 2019-2020 FIRST LEGO League season are based on the theme of architecture and are titled BOOMTOWN BUILD℠” and CITY SHAPER℠.
In a world filled with so much instant information, it is important to teach students to ask even more questions as they seek possible answers.
Tangential learning is the process by which people self-educate around a topic if it is exposed to them through something they already enjoy.