Facilitate Student Agency Through Design
Sponsoring Company: MatterHackers, Inc.
Learn how to lead students through engaging learning
experiences such as the make:able challenge in order to improve learner outcomes
and deepen student agency. They will be able to use empathy, STEM skills, and
their own interests to improve the lives of others through assistive technology
and 3D printing.
Takeaways: 1. Learn about the make:able challenge and how you can implement it at your school; 2. use resources from the Build a Better Book project to facilitate design challenges for people with visual impairments based on student interest; and 3. gain strategies to help promote student independence, growth, and reflection.
Mara Hitner (MatterHackers, Inc.: Lake Forest, CA), Steven Jones (Swanson Middle School: Arlington, VA)
Presenter Materials for this Session:
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Facilitate Student Agency Through Design Challenges
Slide deck, links & resources to all materials discussed in Steven Jones' workshop of "Facilitate Student Agency Through Design Challenges"