Recap: Maker Education Webinar Series

Last week we wrapped up a six-week webinar series focused on maker education. In case you missed one or more of the webinars, we have the recordings below for your viewing pleasure. Topics include 3D printing, robotics, the micro:bit, e-textiles, Internet of Things (IoT) and ways to add making to any class.

3D Printing to Improve Learning Outcomes 

The first and most technical of our series, this webinar takes a deep dive into how 3D printers work and troubleshooting methods.

Explore 3D Printer Options

Robot Revolution: How Teaching Robotics Increases Interest in STEM 

 

This webinar looks at the history and future of STEM fields and ways to use robotics to engage a variety of students.

Get Creative with Robotics

Elevating Computer Science with micro:bit 

In this webinar, we dive into programming the micro:bit using MIT App Inventor. This blog post goes into more detail for those looking to create a weather station in their classrooms.

Discover micro:bit

Intro to Sewable Circuits: Teaching Electronics Through Arts and Crafts 

For those looking for an alternative entry point to electronics, e-textiles go beyond wires and breadboards. This webinar takes a look at fun project ideas as well as troubleshooting tips to help you get started with sewable circuits.

Inspire with e-Textiles

Creating Connected Projects Using Internet of Things 

It seems as though the Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere these days. In this webinar, we take a moment to discuss what IoT really is as well as some projects to get you started exploring the possibilities.

Create with IoT

Creative Ways to Add Making to Any Class 

 

While often talked about as part of a STEM curriculum, maker education isn’t reserved for STEM classes. Join us for a look at how to add making to any class in any content area.

We’re working on creating more series like this in the future. What are some topics you would like to learn more about? Please let us know in the comments below.