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.
Visit the Essex MDO website to find out more and apply for the bursaries: https://essexmdo.com/2017/10/03/learning-engagement-grants-for-essex-museums/’
Bookings are closed for this event.