Session Topic: A Makerspace on the Move: Get on the Bus and Learn How to Have a Maker Mindset
When: Saturday, November 12th, 10:30am – 10:50am
Where: Maker Exhibit Hall Stage at the George R. Brown Convention Center
Description: The reality of having fun while learning and enabling comprehension is well documented by research. Think back on your new box of crayons each year for school…remember the smell…remember the joy of coloring. Do you know how to let go and be your inner child…to dream? Do you know how to make a dream reality? Join MaKr U as we share the mindset of making for the beginner, young or old. Related articles:
- Fun: An Integral Part of the Learning Process
- Laughter and Learning: Humor boosts Retention
- Making + Learning
- 6 Must-Haves for Developing a Maker Mindset
Speaker(s): Karla Koop and Mary Jones
About the Speaker(s):
Mary Jones has over 29 years of experience in K-8 public education and is passionate about encouraging learners of all ages to dream, make and build. She has a BS in Elem. Ed with a Reading Specialist certification. You can follow her on Twitter @TechnoMagikal.
Karla Koop has over 33 years of experience in K-12 public education as both a high school art educator and as a school district technology specialist. Passionate about creativity, she is eager to help you explore and learn through play. She has a MS All-Level Art Education, BFA Studio Art and M.Ed Instructional Technology. You can follow her on Twitter @TechniPooh.