Technology Half Day Training

10/20/15 Agenda: 

Context:

Constructivism- New knowledge is formed from experiences + existing knowledge

Constructionism- Best learning happens with the learner is engaged in meaningful activity, externally.

Maker Movement- Construction plays an integral part of learning. Values Tinkering and Engineering

Fabrication- Creating customized products: CAD, 3D printing, laser cutting, vinyl cutting

Physical Computing- Create machines that interact with environment: robotics, Arduino

Programming- Creating instructions that control computers: Scratch

Tony Wagner Keynote

MassCUE Prep and Schedule

Makerspaces:

The Hatch in the Arsenal Mall

Einstein's Workshop

The Maker Mill

Greengineering

The Possible Project

Empower Studios

Maker Lounge

Barnes & Noble

MIT Media Lab & Scratch