iMake iLearn – Summer Learning

iMake iLearn

Coursera – Tinkering Fundamentals: A Constructionist Approach to STEM Learning

10410229_10202999693771165_287007049146014369_nCourse Description:
Tinkering activities provide a powerful way to inspire students’ interest, engagement, and understanding in science. The Tinkering Fundamentals course will help educators and enthusiasts develop a practice of tinkering and making. This course will focus on key design elements of high-quality, science-rich tinkering activities, effective facilitation strategies and environmental organization.
Cost:  Free
Timeline:  June 19th – August 9th 

Registration: 

 https://www.coursera.org/course/tinkering

 

Projects Made With Code

Screen Shot 2014-06-21 at 9.29.26 PMThe Made w/ Code site is designed to approach coding from a different perspective through the creation of jewelry, music, gifs, and more.  Focused on including girls in computer science, it should not be marketed as gender specific as it has many activities that all learners will enjoy.  Create a free 3D bracelet and get it sent to you!

Makercamp.com

Screen Shot 2014-06-21 at 9.29.53 PMFREE online summer camp from Google and Make for building, tinkering and exploring. Online and in your neighborhood!
July 7th-August 15th, 2014
Daily at 11am Pacific Time

 

Instructables

Screen Shot 2014-06-21 at 9.38.03 PMInstructables is a great site if you don’t know what you want to learn and want to be inspired by what others are doing.  Instructables will be hosting a build night with LEDs at our school coming up soon.  Check out the Bonus Build Night that SP Design was selected to participate in.

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