Design and Makerspaces

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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Innovative Learning Centre

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

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Access the website and book HERE

Here is a series of texts put together by Joan Pearce & The Maker Movement to further our understanding and hone our Design Thinking Skills – plus a list of supplies that you could consider when utilizing these resources. Making Tinkering Supplies List

 

Paper Airplane Exercise – from Susan Crichton – adapted for CR4YInnovators

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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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