250: How do you find a balance with structure and student agency?
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This episode debunks a few misconceptions about Maker education and design projects. We have help with the debunking from Lindsey Simmons, an educator who has partnered with Mackin Maker, who have been a phenomenal sponsor of this show.
Our conversation goes on to explore ways we can use the design cycle in many different ways and how understanding that cycle can set us up for all types of projects in our personal lives.
Lindsey also helps us think about sustainability and the intersection of literacy and MakerED.
Learn all about Lindsey Simmons here. And follow her on social media here.
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For the rest of the links mentioned in this episode:
Key Strategies for Maker Education (click here) via Mackin Maker
Three myths of making (click here) via Mackin Maker
Creating connections to the environment through making (click here) via Mackin Maker
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