Ask a Maker Educator Series

Ask a Maker Educator (AaME) is an online series, run by Maker Ed, to support educators with their questions and help them further their ideas.

This informal 30-minute gathering online (Wednesdays at 4pm PST) pairs up a Maker Ed staff member with a cool maker educator(s) to chat with and answer questions from the community. Viewers can submit questions online using the form below, or by viewing the video conference and asking their questions live. Information about upcoming sessionsĀ and links to view all past episodes are available below!

This week on ask a Maker Educator:

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Past Episodes:

March, 2017
Date Name Topic Watch
March 29, 2017 Crystal Le & Maria Renteria, VISTA Members at Grass Valley Elementary Ask a Maker VISTA
March 29, 2017 David Wells, New York Hall of Science Facilitating Maker Learning Experiences
March 22, 2017 Jacie Hood, Forth Worth Museum of Science and History and Rebecca Grabman, MAKESHOP at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Making in Museum Spaces
March 15, 2017 Suzette Duncan Developing Inclusive Maker Education Practices
March 1, 2017 Marcos Navas, Technology Coordinator at Union City Board of Education, New Jersey

February, 2017
Date Name Topic Watch
Feb 22, 2017 Tom Ralston & Pam Moran Ask a Maker Educator, Superintendents Edition
Feb 15, 2017 Christa Flores, author of Making Science Problem Based Science
Feb 8, 2017 Jackie Moore, Level UP Makerspace
Feb 1, 2017 Kennan Scott, West Oakland Middle School Middle School Engineering & Design Thinking

January, 2017
Date Name Topic Watch
Jan 25, 2017 Donna Sangwin, ReCreate Making and Creative Reuse
Jan 18, 2017 Laura Fleming, Worlds of Learning Choosing Materials for Your Makerspace
Jan 11, 2017 Gina Silveira, Principal, Schaefer Charter School (Santa Rosa, CA) & Melissa Becker, Principal, Meadow Elementary (Petaluma, CA) Ask a Maker Educator, Administrator Edition

December, 2016
Date Name Topic Watch
Dec 21, 2016 Ashanti Davis, Fleet Science Center & Ryan Jenkins, The Tinkering Studio at The Exploratorium Computational Tinkering
Dec 14, 2016 Gina Thankrey, Skline School’s STREAM Lab Making & Project Based Learning
Dec 7, 2016 Mark Schreiber, Design Case Consulting Assessing and Integrating Maker Learning Across Subjects

November, 2016
Date Name Topic Watch
Nov 16, 2016 Kim Mesa, Alum Rock Educational Foundation Equity, Access and Community Building Through Afterschool Maker Programs
Nov 9, 2016 Elissa Malespina, Teacher Librarian at Somerville Middle School (NJ) & IdaMae Craddock, Library Media Specialist at Burley Middle School (VA) Making & Student Engagement with Library Spaces
Nov 2, 2016 Robert Pronovost, Founder of EmpowerMINT Making in Title I Schools

October, 2016
Date Name Topic Watch
Oct 19, 2016 Doug Baldwin, Emerging Technologies Librarian at the Piscataway Public Library Exploring Making in Libraries