Design and Makerspaces

 

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Innovative Learning Centre

Amazing resources and leaders in supporting teachers engaging students in Make.

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Access the website and book HERE

Paper Airplane Exercise – from Susan Crichton – adapted for CR4YInnovators

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Here is a series of texts put together by SD 71 & Their Maker Movement to further our understanding and hone our Design Thinking Skills

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Here is a list of supplies that you could consider when utilizing these resources. Making Tinkering Supplies List

 

Fasten cardboard without glue!  Click to enlarge the picture.

 

Engineering Lesson Plans with Design Thinking HERE

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OUR DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTRE OFFERS A VARIETY OF ADST DESIGN AND MAKERSPACE KITS

Here is an example of Straws and Connectors where our learners can explore, design, ideate and prototype.

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Maker Camp Video Ideas

Access a list of videos HERE

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Safety in the Classroom

Here is a resource to support safety in your maker classroom

Safety in the Classroom – resource

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Instructables.com

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Great hands on activites with lessons for you to access and use in your classroom.

 

 

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Chibitronics

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Access the resource HERE

 

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Plotagon

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A great animation tool for teachers. 

Access the site HERE

 

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Toys from Trash

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Great hands on activities for you and your students. Work on your creative thinking competency, fine motor skills, collaborative work skills, careers and ADST curriculums.

Access the site HERE

 

 

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Squishy Circuits

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Access the activity HERE

Use play-dough with light-up eyes by making circuitry out of the dough!

The full hand-on kit is available in the DRC, drc@sd62.bc.ca

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Introduction to Basic Electronics

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Access the full website HERE and learn about basic electronics, what equipment to include and more.

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Here are a few resources that you may want to have a look at:

makered.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Makerspace-Playbook-Feb-2013.pdf

www.yingtrsef.org/wp-content/uploads/DesignMakePlay_Report-2012.pdf

nysci-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/nysci_maker_blueprint.pdf

makezine.com/2014/01/10/makerspace-in-the-classroom/

www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/technology-in-education/making-her-future-report.html

www.edutopia.org/blog/making-makerspace-review-rethink-retool-kevin-jarrett

innovativelearningcentre.ca/our-space/maker-days/

innovativelearningcentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/MakerDayToolKitver2reviseMay31e.pdf

kano.me/

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