I’m very excited to announce the NoVa Maker Educator Meetup at Maker Faire NoVa on March 19, 2017. Details about the event are available at https://designmaketeach.com/2017/01/26/319-nova-maker-educator-meetup/
Are you a Maker Educator, new or experienced? Are you interested in including making into your classroom? Do you want to network with fellow Maker Educators? Maker Faire NoVa is excited to present its first NoVa Maker Educator Meetup at their Faire on March 19, 2017.
The essential question that drives my work as a FabLearn Fellow.
How do we scale up Maker Education to reach all students?
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