Creating A Makerspace In Your Classroom

Participants in this workshop will learn how the MakerEd movement with a STEAM focus is an effective way to integrate the Applied Design, Skills and Technology (ADST) curriculum into their classroom or school.  We will explore the various buzzwords, resources, tools, technologies and potential assessment strategies found in classroom based makerspaces.  Participants will have a hands on opportunity to explore littleBits technology and discuss strategies on how to connect ADST to a language arts/aboriginal unit. 

Target Audience
Applicable to all (e.g. K-12)

Language of Instruction
English

Sponsoring PSA
BC Technology Education Association (BCTEA)

Sessions



Presenter

Dereck Dirom

Dereck Dirom is a Teacher (GearBots Makerspace) at Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, SD34 Abbotsford.

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