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The (Modern) Maker Movement and Its Impact on Education

Here is my talk from the San Diego State’s STEM Education, Economics, and Equity Seminar Series. I discuss the modern maker movement and its impact on education, specifically the opportunities, challenges and insights on educators and their practice. Since my background is in digital media technologies, literacy, and teacher preparation, I often focus on educators and pose … Continue reading

CA STEM Symposium Makerspace

What an amazing makerspace team we had for the CA STEM Symposium in Anaheim in late October! Folks from MakerEd, Autodesk, KQED, Sonoma COE, and the Maker Certificate Program created a makerspace at the Symposium for participants to engage with circuit stickers and conductive ink, laser cutting, 3D printing and design, soldering, and programming. There … Continue reading

Blended Learning: Western Regional Noyce Conference

This past weekend (March 7-8, 2014) I helped to organize and run the Western Regional Noyce Conference for STEM educators in Fresno, CA. The event brought together over 100 STEM teachers (both pre- and in-service) and faculty members to discuss blended learning and a number of issues related to using technology-rich instruction. Here is the … Continue reading