Friday, April 21, 2017

Maker U Workshops

Texas A&M University’s PK-12 Engineering Education Outreach office introduces Maker U—an interactive and innovative approach to professional development! Join us for hands-on lessons, activities, and projects custom tailored to transform a PK-12 teacher into a confident and prepared makerspace educator. Whether you’re new to the makerspace arena, thinking about creating your own innovative space, or are on the hunt for fresh new ideas—Maker U will help you achieve your goals.

Maker U is divided into multiple workshops in order to meet your specific campus needs. Please view the workshop descriptions below and visit our website for more information.

Registration is open to all PK-12 formal and informal educators. Space is limited, register today!

Maker Facilities
June 11 - 13, 2017
Prerequisites: None
Professional Development Hours: 20
Tuition: $150

Thinking about starting a makerspace in your classroom or at your school? Join us for Maker Facilities and let us help get your facility design started! This hands-on workshop will provide a basic understanding on how to safely and effectively use essential tools and machinery found within a K-12 makerspace. One-on-one assistance will be provided to ensure your facility design will meet your campus goals, initiatives, and budget.

Make it Print
June 14 - 16, 2017
Prerequisites: None
Professional Development Hours: 20
Tuition: $150

Make it Print will transform any content area educator into a confident and prepared teacher in the makerspace arena. Come explore how engineers document and utilize the engineering design process with hands-on lessons, activities and projects with solid modeling software, 3D printers, and laser cutters!

Make it Live
July 30 - August 3, 2017
Prerequisites: Make It Print or 3D printing experience
Professional Development Hours: 30
Tuition: $250

Know how to design and print, but don’t know where to go from there?  Join us for Make it Live and learn how to bring your stationary projects to life by incorporating gear trains, motors, and basic electronics.

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