The Lesley STEAM Learning Lab hosted two hands-on workshops on Friday, April 20th as part of the 2017 Cambridge Science Festival. The session activities invited parents and caregivers to tinker with their children and develop unique solutions for a host of design and engineering challenges. Continue reading Design Your World: Part of the Cambridge Science Fest
A partnership between Lesley’s Makerspace and Cambridge’s Tobin Montessori has reconceptualized science activities that explore sound, light, and digital waves through making. A collaborative team of Tobin Montessori teachers and the Lesley STEAM Learning Lab led a hands-on re-creation of elementary science activities and discussed how making inspires playful learning at Lesley University’s 2017 Community of Scholars Day.
Sue Cusack and Jacy Edelman of the Lesley STEAM Team sat down with Mary Adelaide, a ScratchEd Intern, to discuss their work facilitating Scratch Jr and Scratch through a maker mindset. View the full article on the ScratchEd website.
It’s been a jam packed year of making at the Kennedy School, with Lesley STEAM supporting maker-minded projects in each of the K-8 classrooms. Check out our video highlighting this whole school approach to innovation:
Lesley STEAM joined in another rollicking evening of making at the STEAM in Riverside event at the MLK Jr. Elementary School in Cambridge, thanks to Sharlene Yang, Coordinator of the Cambridge STEAM Initiative. K-8 students brought the idea of Hack the Dollar Store to life with outlandish electronic redesigns of dollar store items.
The Lesley STEAM Team was proud to help launch the Hour of Code Week at the Kennedy School in Somerville alongside our Kennedy partners. The week-long celebration of coding and making was marked by Somerville Mayor, Joe Curtatone, and Superintendent, Mary Skipper. View full article on The Somerville News Weekly.
Sue Cusack, Jacy Edelman, and Maureen Creegan-Quinquis
November 13, 2016
Art+Bio Collaborative: http://www.artbiocollaborative.com/
Exploratorium ideas: http://www.exploratorium.edu/pie/ideas.html#page
Google Arts & Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com/
Mini Robotic Origami: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVYz7g-qLjs
KLO Artventure – Pollock Bots: http://kloartventure.blogspot.com/2015/11/pollock-bots.html
Sue Cusack, Jacy Edelman, Lindsey Tosches & Dan Ciambrone
EdTech Teacher Innovation Summit
November 3rd, 2016
Sue Cusack, Jacy Edelman, Rosey McQuillan & Dan Ciambrone
MassCUE & M.A.S.S Annual Technology Conference 2016
October 19th & 20th, 2016