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If you see me in the hallways, vendor hall, or wherever, please stop and say hello. I love meeting people I've connected with through social media and learning all about them.
Sunday 1:30 - 2:30 Room: W181a - Let's Make a Deal
Stuff your bag with random gadgets and brush up on your maker knowledge and you may get chosen to play Let's MAKE a Deal! See live demonstrations of exemplary maker experiences from leaders within the maker movement while members of the audience try to avoid the dreaded ZONK!
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:00 Room: W375/Skyline - The Mad Scientist vs. The Mad Maker
Join "The Nerdy Teacher," aka Nicholas Provenzano, and maker teacher librarian, aka Colleen Graves, for an interactive session exploring and experimenting with maker and STEAM ideas that will help you explore curriculum connections.
Wednesday 1:00 - 2:00 Room: W196b - Innovative Student Leaders: Giving Students a Voice in Learning and Leadership
How might we leverage innovative strategies to tap into students’ passions, talents, and voice in schools today? At Riverside District 96 and University Liggett School, we have created a student-led innovation team where students lead within the classroom as well as provide professional development opportunities for our staff.
Booths and Playgrounds
Kano Booth 2610
Monday at 10:00 and Tuesday at 1:30
Stop by to talk about the role of computers and coding in a Makerspace at your school or district.
ISTE Library Playground
Monday 10:45 - 11:30
Swing by the ISTE Library Playground and chat with me about the Dremel 3D45 Printer and how you could use it in your Makerspace.
Visit me at the Demco booth to hear how we have collaborated on creating a brand new Makerspace at my school this coming school year.
Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30 Playground A - Table 4
I will be showcasing littleBits at the Google Playground with members of the littleBits team. See how littleBits can be used in the classroom and the Makerspace to explore STEAM ideas.
Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces
The Maker Mentality