Scroll to #10 in the April 2017 edition of 10 Top News Stories from MindShare Learning: Taking Making into Classrooms BC and AB
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Sharing new handouts for Creating Simple Storybooks and Picture Books. Two new Teacher Sample Resources: Foldscopes (field microscopes) and Fun with Flight (mathematics and physics). Download a PDF in black and white here.
Sharing the newest resource for Taking Making Into Classrooms in Challenging Contexts: A Toolkit Fostering Curiosity, Imagination and Active Learning . Collaborative work of Dr. Susan Crichton (UBC Okanagan), Dr. Wachira Nichols (AKU, IED), and teachers from Dar es Salaam and Nachingwea regions.
This toolkit situates Making within the context of schools in challenging contexts and provides teachers with a set of classroom resources.
Funding provided by the Innovative Learning Centre (ILC) at UBC Okanagan and Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa (SESEA) project co-funded by Global Affairs Canada and Aga Khan Foundation Canada.
One resource used in this Toolkit comes from Niteo Africa Society, a new Issuu publication, When We Give Children Books ,
Maker Day is a research-informed immersive professional learning event sponsored by ITA BC. These events are based on the Taking Making into Schools model.
Taking Making into Schools: A Toolkit for Inovation and Change in Teaching and Learning is an outcome of a Canada Africa Research Exchange Grant (CAREG) awarded to Dr. Susan Crichton and Dr. Lilian Vikiru (2015).
This toolkit integrates classroom learning activities with a learn-a-skill event sponsored by Skills Canada Alberta and draws from the Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) program.
The intent of this DIY Guidebook is to introduce simple microprocessors and coding.