A reflection about setting up makerspaces and giving students the keys

The challenge for me this week was to really think through the career exploration program and consider a making project and not just to just theorize whether it was possible.   I was able to answer a lot of questions I had about  whether it was practical and an appropriate pedagogy for the program; I also… Continue reading A reflection about setting up makerspaces and giving students the keys

A “making” project for a career exploration program

In many ways, the program that I’ve facilitated over the last several years, is an ideal environment for project (or problem) based learning. The program focuses on career exploration, job readiness skills, and planning for post-secondary education. Participants are involved in workshops, activities, field trips, and events that are designed to help them discover and… Continue reading A “making” project for a career exploration program