Making-Learning in Different Settings

January 28, 2016
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
By Liana Gamber-Thompson

In this hangout, participants discussed the advantages and challenges of different institutional settings for maker-learning. They examined how different settings fit with different learning goals, describing learning-making in libraries, schools, makerspaces, and after-school programs. This hangout was hosted by Howard Rheingold and was the final hangout in a 4-part series called “Maker-Ed: Tinkering, Inventing, Learning,” which was co-streamed at connectedlearning.tv.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.

Guests for this webinar were:

  • Howard Rheingold (host), Taught social media literacies at Berkeley and Stanford, for ten years, is author of Net Smart and other books, and is creator and compiler of knowledge about digital media and learning at rheingold.com/learning
  • Steve Davee, Maker Ed’s Chief Maker Educator and a former biochemist, math and science teacher, and Documentation Specialist
  • Hannah Holby, Maker Mentor and Curriculum Developer for the MakerJawn program that is part of the Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Peter Wardrip, Learning Scientist at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Corey Wittig, Digital Learning Librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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