Integrating Maker Culture Into Your School Or Classroom With An Indigenous Worldview OFFSITE - Telus World of Science

In this session we will be focusing on the scheduling, implementation, assessment, and the benefits and challenges of Nusdeh Yoh’s makerspace. We will define maker culture at Nusdeh Yoh and how it differs from makerspace. We’ll also provide an overview of our projects and how we integrate traditional knowledge to create culturally relevant projects. We will present strategies and exemplars that show how to integrate maker culture school-wide and in the K-7 classroom. We will also provide some starter examples of how it can apply in a high school setting.

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

Language of Instruction

Sponsoring PSA
BC Science Teachers' Association (BCScTA)



Noelle Pepin

Noelle Pepin is a Makerspace/ELL Teacher at Nusdeh Yoh Elementary, SD57 Prince George.

Brenda Gwilliam

Brenda Gwilliam is a Teacher-Librarian at Nusdeh Yoh Elementary, SD57 Prince George.

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