FabLearn 2011: Digital Fabrication in Education Workshop
December 9-10, 2011
Watch Paulo's TEDx Talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylhfpDAniqM
Are you curious about digital fabrication? Do you want to build your own FabLab or create customized curricula? Do you want to be part of a growing community of fabrication labs in K-12 education?
December 9th & 10th, 2011
Center for Educational Research at Stanford
8:30-9:00 - Breakfast & Registration
9:00-9:15 - Welcome & Introductions, Paulo Blikstein
9:15-10:00 - Dr. Mike Eisenberg, CRAFT Lab, U. of Colorado: "(Re)Constructing Our Ideas of Learning"
10:00-10:45 - Dr. Mark Gross, Carnegie Mellon University: "Design, Making and Creativity"
10:45-11:30 - Lab Tours & Demos
11:30-12:00 - Panel, Paulo Blikstein, Mike Eisenberg, Mark Gross
12:00-1:00 - Lunch
1:00-1:30 - Neil Gershelfeld, MIT, Center for Bits and Atoms, and FabLab: "FabLab: Present and Future"
1:30-2:00 - Dale Dougherty, Editor, MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire: "MAKE!"
2:00-3:00 - FabLab@School demos: Laser and Vinyl Cutting/Robotics & Sensing
3:00-4:00 - Design Thinking Workshop, Adam Royalty (Stanford’s d.school)
8:30-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00-9:30 - “Young Makers” Kids Panel (Children talk about their experience as makers)
9:30-10:15 - Digital Fabrication Pedagogy and assessment (How to teach and learn in fabrication labs)
10:15-12:15 - Hands-On Digital Fabrication Challenge, Part I
12:15-1:15 - Lunch
1:15-3:00 - Hands-On Digital Fabrication Challenge, Part II
3:00-3:30 - Expo
3:30-4:00 - Closing
(Schedule subject to change)
*Please register through the Eventbrite link you received via email.
FabLearn 2011 is partially funded by the Lemann Center for Innovation in Brazilian Education