Maker Heaven!

We celebrate the arts every year at our school through an Arts Week that brings together speakers and activities through many of the fine and performing arts.  We had some AMAZING speakers (photograp...

Learn to Make – Make to Learn

I’ve been spending my Spring Break wading through Learning Logs, interviews, assignments, and surveys trying to distill common threads from the thinking of a number of students in a Social Studi...

Maker Meditations

Those who are regulars around these parts, will know that I’m engaged in an Action Research project that is involved in looking at the broad question of maker learning as an inquiry approach to ...

PBL vs Maker Learning

It seems to me, there are a lot of things in common between PBL and maker learning.  But, there are also some significant differences.  PBL often means project-based or problem-based learning. This ...

No Longer a Maker Faire Virgin

I’ve been thinking, reading, and talking about the maker “revolution” for some time now, but have not actually been to a maker faire until today.  All I can say is WOW!  Thank god ...

ePortfolios: A Student’s Perspective

While the paperwork is yet to be complete, the last assignment was passed this past weekend.  I’m, for all intents and purposes, done my MLIS!  It feels great, and a little sad, to have finish...