Date(s) - 26/10/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
East Anglian Railway Museum
Trainer – Paul Clifford
Introduction to the Maker Movement, Physical Computing and Constructionism – A brief overview of the world of physical/digital making and the learning theory of constructionism. The who, what, where and why.
Making in the Cultural Sector – Reasons to do it, how to do it and who to do it with. The challenges, resources and cost of making.
Maker Activities – Hands on with the tech, different learning methodologies and a hot glue gun.
Discussion, Q & A and plenary
Lunch is provided
Museums in Essex who attend at least 2 New Approaches to Learning training days (comprising Schools Resources on a Shoe String, Sustainable Schools, and Cheap and Easy Digital Learning) will be eligible to apply for bursaries of up to £500 to trial new ideas for learning and engagement. Please note you must be Accredited or Working Towards Accreditation to apply.