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Connect the Dots with The Reynolds Center at MassCUE
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Connect the Dots with The Reynolds Center at MassCUE

  • 1 Patriot Place Foxborough, MA, 02035 United States (map)
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Join The Reynolds Center at the MassCUE Fall Conference on Oct. 18 and 19, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Ma.

The Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) is the state’s leading organization for educators with a passion for technology in education. The fall conference will focus on the collective interests of our school districts with exciting ways to enhance teaching and learning with technology and offer opportunities for professional networking and collaboration.

Stop by The Reynolds Center non-profit Booth #17 to get hands-on experience with Fab@School Maker Studio and learn more about our classroom initiatives.

What: MassCUE
Where: 1 Patriot Pl, Foxborough, MA
Booth: nonprofit booth 17 (Northeast Red Level)
When: October 18-19
More Info: https://bit.ly/2pk5tos

Thursday, Oct. 18: Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning

On Thursday, Oct. 18, Andrea Calvin from the Reynolds Center will be presenting on Paper Prototyping for STEAM-Powered Learning from 1:30 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. in Suite Red 79.

What: Listen in to learn more about using the Fab@School Maker Studio to create practical, affordable makerspaces using paper, cardstock, and inexpensive digital fabricators. This session provides hands-on opportunities for getting comfortable with easy, paper-based digital design and fabrication software tools. Participants experience the benefits of rapid paper prototyping, which allows for quick cycles of testing and iterative design enhancements - especially helpful within limited class periods. Explore research-based best practices, appropriate to get all students (PreK-12) designing and creating. We encourage participants to bring their devices.

Friday, Oct 19: Activated Storytelling

On Friday, Oct 19, join Paul Reynolds for a session on Activated Storytelling, also at 1:30-2:25 p.m. in Suite Red 77.

What: Story remains one of the most powerful technologies for causing learning. Creative educators are especially adept at leveraging stories for enduring and transformational learning. Come learn about the origins of International Dot Day; how one teacher in Iowa used “The Dot” book by Peter H. Reynolds to encourage over 10 million teachers, librarians, and students in 170 countries to "make their mark" on the world using their creativity & bravery. Attendees will learn about inspiring teachers using Peter H. Reynolds' message books for purpose-based learning, growth mindset, and positive social change. Along with practical free resources to bring back to one's school or library, attendees have a chance to win signed, personalized copies of Reynolds books and prints!


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FabMaker Faire at the Boston Maker Faire
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

FabMaker Faire at the Boston Maker Faire

Join the FabMaker Faire at the Boston Maker Faire on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m at the Boston Children’s Museum.

Featuring the projects created by the MaSTEM students, join The Reynolds Center's FabMaker Faire at the Boston Maker Faire. Come create with Fab@School Maker Studio, a digital design & prototyping tool that encourages STEAM-powered thinking. While there, makers of all ages can come and be able to walk away with a project they created themselves.

Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Boston Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of creative doers – tech enthusiasts, designers, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, crafters, students, commercial exhibitors, and more. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they create with their bare hands and bold minds, and to share how they do it, why they do it, and what they learn. Maker Faires are community-based learning events that inspire everyone to think creatively and with innovation, and to connect with people and projects in their local community.

What: Boston Maker Faire

Where: Boston Children’s Museum

When: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

More Info: https://boston.makerfaire.com/

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Jul
25
10:20 AM10:20

BLC Session: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning

  • Georgian Room at the Boston Park Plaza (map)
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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

10:20 AM  11:20 AM

Join Paul Reynolds and Andrea Calvin for a hands-on session at Building Learning Communities Educational Conference on Wednesday, July 25 at  10:20 a.m.

Their session: Paper Prototyping Bootcamp for STEAM-Powered Learning is your chance to get hands-on with Fab@School Maker Studio 

When: Wednesday, July 25 • 10:20am - 11:25am
Where: Georgian Room at the Boston Park Plaza
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From kindergarten to high school, discover how schools, libraries, and programs around the country have used Fab@School Maker Studio to create practical, affordable makerspaces using paper, cardstock, and inexpensive digital fabricators. This session provides hands-on opportunities for getting comfortable with easy, paper-based digital design and fabrication software tools. Participants experience the benefits of rapid paper prototyping, which allows for quick cycles of testing and iterative design enhancements - especially helpful within limited class periods. Explore research-based best practices, appropriate to get all students (PreK-12) designing and creating. We encourage participants to bring their devices. 

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