Posts Tagged ‘maker movement’

SMU MakerTruck Ready to Show Off its Hands-On Learning Tools

Posted by Lance Murray

The MakerTruck is ready to hit the road representing Southern Methodist University in an outreach program for K-12 teachers.

The truck is designed as help teachers learn about how to inject the hands-on learning tools at the heart of the

Mobile Makerspace Once Known as SparkTruck Rolls Into Town

Posted by Lance Murray

You might call it a maker truck in the making, and it’s about to hit the streets of Dallas to promote the maker movement to teachers and students alike.

Formerly called the SparkTruck, Southern Methodist University adopted the vehicle from …

Unique Makerspace on Tap for Walsh Development

Posted by Lance Murray

The massive Walsh development in far west Fort Worth will become the first master-planned community in the U.S. to have its own makerspace.

The space will debut in April in the $6 billion development that’s located on both sides of …

Flexible Mindset, Physical Space Prepare Students for Future

Posted by Heather Noel

Northwest ISD administrators, Dr. Robert Thornell, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and Cara Carter, director of instructional technology, discuss the ways technology has transformed education and how schools should continue to adapt. These responses have been edited for

Creating a Maker City

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

The Maker City movement is big. So big that President Barack Obama declared June 17-23 National Week of Making

“During National Week of Making, we recommit to sparking the creative confidence of all Americans and to giving them the …