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Maker Education: The Promise and Problems

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Duncan McArthur Hall
Room: A241/242
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In this presentation, Dr. Hughes, Canada Research Chair in Technology & Pedagogy, will provide an overview of the maker movement and its impact on elementary schools across Ontario. Working in collaboration with the Ontario Ministry of Education and the Council of Ontario Directors of Education, Hughes has worked with 20 different school districts to design, establish and evaluate makerspaces and maker pedagogies in K-8 settings. She will discuss the benefits for students, as well as the barriers and challenges of implementing maker pedagogies in formal educational contexts.

Event supported by the Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Group in collaboration with the Limestone District School Board.

Date: Tuesday, November 13th
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: A241/242, Duncan McArthur Hall
Speaker: Dr. Janette Hughes (UOIT)
This event is open to all.

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