LEARN visited John Paul 1 to support them in implementing a makerspace in their high school. Great conversation started in their early maker journey. We lead a collective brainstorm on what learning, making and engagement looked and felt like in
On the final August Ped Day before school, LEARN visited Grenville Elementary of SWLSB to explore integrating making into their school culture. The morning was filled with excitement, questions, some concerns but lots of making and fruitful discussion. Grenville has a
LEARN is starting off the year with a bang! We had the great pleasure of working with the teachers of English Montreal school board on fostering a maker mindset. Wonderful ideas were generated and some pretty awesome artbots were imagined
The LEARN team visited Edgewater elementary to introduce the maker mindset to fellow teachers and staff. We presented the open mindset, reading Iggy Peck, Architect and doing a full staff brainstorm on learning and making. The teachers create a representation of
This past week LEARN hosted a workshop at LCEEQ conference on Maker Mindset. Participants interacted with our STEAM challenges and were exposed to shifting mindset. Great session with lots of wonderful educators. Presentation: Fostering a Maker Mindset (ppt) STEAM Challenges
The LEARN team lead a workshop at the latest instalment of Full STEAM Ahead. Teachers and coordinators across Quebec joined us for maker mindset exploration and participating in an artbot challenge.
LEARN was invited to share growth and maker mindset with the work oriented training program mentoring initiative at Concordia University. We brainstormed about what learning really looks like, we challenged participants to a team building bridge building design, and explored
On Friday November 11th librarians from around Montreal gathered at LCC High School to discuss, share and learn about what makerspaces are all about. We focused on brainstorming ideas about how we learn, and looking at a growth mindset as
Great professional development day with the teachers at General Vanier of EMSB. We brainstormed on their ideas for their creative space, build mini representations, experienced STEAM challenges, and of course read some great children books on making.
PETES is in full STEAM mode… LEARN lead a teacher planning session that focused on strategies for integrating the growth mindset into the classroom. We had some great sharing and collaboration – the big focus is changing the vocabulary used