Tag: social studies

  • Making to Learn About the Civil Rights Movement through Sewing and Textiles

    Our approach to professional development is intentionally designed to be experiential, where educators actively participate from the perspectives of their learners as a way to reflect on their own practice, facilitation, and design of maker centered learning experiences. To support educators from a variety of environments, we also integrate making experiences that represent a diversity of subject areas and media of making—making sure to develop authentic tasks in meaningful contexts. During a recent Approaches to Maker Education workshop, we combined a history lesson plan with sewing and textiles. Read more…

  • Agency by Design: Pictures of Practice

    Agency by Design Oakland – Pictures of Practice http://www.abdoakland.org/picturesofpractice