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Make Yourself into a Maker - Makerspace: Builds 4-5

Make Yourself Into a Maker: Builds 4 and 5 will explore further concepts of the maker culture. The goal of this session to work with educators to understand, explore, design, and develop maker projects that can be infused to the standards they are expected to cover.

Like many things in education, this work cannot be an add-on. These two days we will unfold and explore how to weave this type of learning into the work we are already doing so it does not become one more thing.

You do not need to have attended Make Yourself into a Maker - Makerspace: Builds 1-3 to attend this session. While helpful, it will not put you behind. These two days are full of hands-on learning, less talk, more action style of learning.

Be ready to make, experiment, explore, and get messy as we develop learning that will help engage the learners we work within our learning spaces. Come ready to be awesome!

The first day we will explore how to take a picture book and connect it to any standard of any grade level and develop a project around the book and the standards.

The second day we will do a full day PD on the Makey Makey: Invention Literacy helping everyone learn how the Makey Makey works and how to use it in your learning space.

You do not have to have taken Maker Space Builds 1-3 to take this course.

Course Syllabus

Instructor: Aaron Maurer

Session 7528
This course is full.
Dates: 4/9/18 & 4/10/18 @ 8:30-3:30; 4 additional hours of 1:1 training TBD
Location: 212 STEAM Labs, 2967 State Street, Bettendorf
Registration closes 3/20.

$95 materials fee for all participants
Participants will receive a Maker Kit of materials to use in the class for making ideas to take back to their school. This will include a Makey Makey, materials to develop a project around a picture book, and more.
$35 1 Relicensure credit
no additional cost for audit

If your school district is paying the materials and you are paying for the credit fees personally, please register and enter the PO number. You will then need to contact the Staff Dev. Dept. to make that payment by credit/debit card, personal check or cash prior to the start date. Call 563-344-6481.


For more information, contact Betsy Justis at 1-563-344-6481, 1-800-947-2329 extension 6481, or email .

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