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Welcome to the METAA CTO Clinic 2018! The theme is “The Digital Revolution in Education”.  We look forward to seeing you on Friday, March 23rd at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Boston, Milford located at 11 Beaver Street, Milford, MA 01757.  For information about joining METAA and/or COSN, please visit http://www.techdirectors.org/membership/ Follow us on Twitter @TechDirectors and Facebook @METAA.org
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Friday, March 23 • 10:35am - 11:20am
Embracing the Makerspace Concept

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Across the globe, schools are embracing the MakerSpace concept. Once your school decides to invest in this movement, establishing a culture needs to be the primary focus. One thing Russell Street School staff members have discovered over the past few years is that while the ‘what’ is essential, it is the ‘how’ that truly drives impactful student learning. The presenter will share her school's approach to making the shift from a traditional ‘Computer Lab’ to an innovative ‘Think Tank’ at our school. The journey began with a successful grant application in October 2015 to the launch of the transformed space in April 2016. Also, she will share stories of successful hands-on introductory activities that have promoted student inquiry, collaboration, problem solving, and high student/staff engagement at the school. Join in the conversation about one school's approach to establishing a MakerSpace and a school-wide maker culture.

Speakers
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Heidi McGregor

Fourth Grade Teacher, Littleton Public Schools
Heidi MacGregor is a fourth grade teacher at Russell Street Elementary School in Littleton and is currently serving as the 4th grade Technology Teacher Leader. She helped establish a MakerSpace in her school and continues to work toward infusing the maker culture into her students... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2018 10:35am - 11:20am
Middlesex

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