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Wednesday, August 1 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Making In Schools: Envisioning and Sustaining Making In Learning

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In 2016, the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Maker Ed joined together to create Making Spaces: Expanding Making in Schools Across the Nation, which aims to develop a national strategy to sustainably integrate making into schools across the country. The Making Spaces program employs an innovative model where a Regional Hub (such as a school district, library, museum, or community organization) works closely with 5-10 local schools to help jumpstart and sustain maker education in classrooms through crowdfunding, professional development, and community engagement. An accompanying toolkit of resources supports hubs and schools during their 2 years of planning and implementation. In this facilitated hands-on workshop, participants will leverage two of the tools to create concise, vibrant, and compelling visions for their maker-centered learning efforts, spaces, and culture.

Speakers
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Lisa Brahms

Director of Learning & Research, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
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Stephanie Chang

Director of Impact, Maker Ed
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Lauren Penney

Program Manager, Making Spaces, Maker Ed


Wednesday August 1, 2018 2:30pm - 3:00pm
MIT Tang Center, E51-325 - Lecture Hall, Building E51 2 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
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