• Makerspaces - Module 2 (Finger Knitting)

    Finger Knitting in the Classroom   Minds On: The Six-Word Memoir Project was a project developed by SMITH Magazine in November 2006. Since then, it has found its way into classrooms and boardrooms around the wor...
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  • Lego Prediction Words

    Lego Prediction Words
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  • Makerspaces - Module 12 (Simple Robots)

    Minds On   What is the role of robotics in our classrooms?   Watch this video:     On Mobile: YouTube Link What 21st century skills are being used when students build simple robots? How could ...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 11 (Paper Circuits)

    Paper Circuits   Minds On: Paper Circuits are simple circuits that you can make with common household objects like pencils, paper, aluminium or copper tape, and LED lights.           &#...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 8 (Building with Cardboard)

    Building with Cardboard   Minds On: Think about it! How can we use cardboard to enhance the learning experience of our students? Watch the video below and add your thoughts to the Minds On Discussion.   ...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 6 (3D Design)

    You Don't Need a 3D Printer to Start the Design Process   Minds On: Think about it! What curricular connections can you make from just watching the video below?   Add your voice to the Discussion!   ...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 9 (Squishy Circuits)

    Building with Squishy Circuits!   Minds On: Check out this great TED Talk on Squishy Circuits from AnnMarie Thomas.   After watching the video below, tell us what you thought about Squishy Circuits and th...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 1 (Let's Get Started)

    Exploring Makerspaces, Pedagogies and the Curriculum   Welcome and Introductions: About Me: I'm a teacher librarian with the Peel District School Board. I have taught and supported classrooms across the K-8 spe...
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  • Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime (Course Outline)

    Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime   Our Goals:   During our makerspace journey, we will: explore what a makerspace is and create our own visions to support teaching practices explore the pedagogies beh...
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  • Highlights - Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime

    There are so many highlights from Makerspaces: On the Spot & On a Dime facilitated by Melanie Muilcaster mulcasterm. Here are just a few.   Jess Longthorne's Mobile Makerspace Cart: It was originally shared...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 15 (Animation Tools)

    Animation   Minds On:   Why Animation?     On Mobile: YouTube Link   What resonated with you after watching this video? What 21st century skills and competencies do students use in the proce...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 14 (Green Screen)

    Green Screen   Minds On: What is a green screen? How does it work?   Watch this video to learn how:   On Mobile: YouTube Link   What kind of implications do you think using a green screen coul...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 13 (Weaving)

    Weaving   Minds On:                         Take a moment to read this blog post about the benefits of weaving for young children, then watch this t...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 10 (Paracord/Parachute Cord)

    Paracord/Parchute Cord   Minds On:   Paracord/Parachute cord is often referred to as the “duct tape” of the fabric world. Paracord has many low threshold - high ceiling applications (not just br...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 16 (Bring it all Together)

    It's time to "bring it all together". We ask that you contribute to the course blog with your final reflections. Click here to access the Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime Blog Roll. Add your blog post by making ...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 7 (Roblox - A Minecraft Alternative)

    Minds On: Taking a Look at a Minecraft Alternative     On Mobile: YouTube Link   Read Common Sense Media's post comparing Minecraft to Roblox.   Think about it: What are the advantages and dis...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 5 (Coding)

    Make Coding an Essential Part of the Classroom   On Mobile: YouTube Link   Minds On: How can we use coding to make a difference for our students? Join the Discussion here!   The video below was one o...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 4 (Duct Tape)

    The Many Applications of Duct Tape in the Classroom   Minds On: In your life experience, how many different ways have you seen or used duct tape? What is the most creative use of this versatile material that you...
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  • Makerspaces - Module 3 (LEGO)

    Using LEGO in the Classroom   On Mobile: YouTube Link   Minds On: Think about it: What are some 21st century skill and competencies our students can build while building with Lego? Post your thoughts i...
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  • Registration: Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime

    Welcome to Makerspaces on the Spot and on a Dime!   Does the makerspace movement intrigue you? Have a limited budget? Unsure about how to get started? This two week online course features new modules, and is o...
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