- Explore “Making” and the variety of project-based learning opportunities it offers.
- Examine a process to align project-based learning models to standards.
- Review the opportunities and changes which arise when engaging in hands-on, messy and completely exhilarating MakerEd project-based learning curriculum’s.
Patrick Waters is a professional educator for middle-school and high-school aged students with neurological differences at The Monarch School in Houston, TX. He teaches in a teacher-designed, student-built makerspace called The STEAMworks. He blogs at www.woodshopcowboy.com on project-based learning, woodworking, technology and education. You can find him in the classroom at www.monarchschool.org
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