MakerSpaces: From Mindset to Implementation – Hybrid

This workshop is designed to give educators the tools needed to implement a MakerSpace in their classroom, library or school. Each session will include a short reading and/or video, a discussion, and an opportunity to reflect as a community of learners.  


Weekly Outline:  

Online Session 1: Maker Mindset – Explore the ‘Why’ 
Learn the keys to unlocking the mindset that is essential to having a successful MakerSpace in your school. 

Online Session 2: Designing a MakerSpace – Explore the ‘What’
Explore the endless possibilities of how to design and implement a MakerSpace. Funding sources such as grants will be discussed. 

Face to Face Session 3: Maker Projects – Explore the ‘How’
In a hands-on session, learn how to execute a maker project that will promote communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking in your students. 

Course Details

Audience K-5 Educators
Level Beginner / Intermediate
Instructor Heidi MacGregor
Dates April 9 – April 30 (3 weeks) 2 online sessions plus final session will be face-to-face on April 30th from 4:30-7:30 pm 
Times Final face to face session is from 4:30-7:30 pm
Earn 10 PDPs
Location Russell Street School, Littleton, MA 01460l
MassCUE Member Cost $150
Non-Member Cost $190
Limit 20 Participants
Prerequisites none

Heidi MacGregor

Heidi MacGregor is the K-5 STEM Integration Specialist for Littleton Public Schools. She helped establish MakerSpaces in two elementary schools and continues to work toward infusing the maker culture into her students’ daily school experience.  Heidi serves on the MassCUE Professional Development Committee and is enthusiastic about learning and implementing best practices in education. 


This course supports the following Massachusetts Digital Literacy and Computer Science standards:

K-2.DTC.b.1 Collaboratively use digital tools and media resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.
K-2.DTC.b.2 Use a variety of digital tools to exchange information and feedback with teachers.
K-2.DTC.b.3 Use a variety of digital tools to present information to others.
3-5.DTC.b.1 Communicate key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using digital tools and media-rich resources.
3-5.DTC.b.2 Collaborate through online digital tools under teacher supervision. 

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MakerSpaces: From Mindset to Implementation
April 9, 2019 through April 30, 2019
Russell Street School
57 Russell Street
Littleton, MA 01460

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