Presenter: Neil Bramsen, Mount Ousley Public School
Duration: 60 mins
Overview: What might a makerspace or tinkering K-6 environment look like in your school? Mount Ousley PS has created a K-6 makerspace room that goes beyond the classroom. It is designed to encourage creativity, design, tinkering and making activities that regularly meet the Working Technologically strand of the Science syllabus while also developing student resilience and design skills. Come and see student work samples, ideas and activities and the mindset that makes it happen! Step into STEM with fresh perspective! Electronics, LEGO, robotics, Parrot drones and Sphero robots, marble runs, cardboard, Knex, paper aeroplanes and more – creativity and the iterative design process are valued. Staff and students fail forward to succeed!
Target Audience: K-6, Teachers & Executive, School Leaders
Requirements: A website will be provided with resources and links. A device will be beneficial to enable use of the TodaysMeet back channel for questions and discussion.