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Teaming up to Tinker: Defending Play in Public Education

Teacher facilitates morse code jewelry activity
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.

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MAEA 2016 – Artist as Maker/Maker as Artist

MAEA Prezi

 

Activity Handouts from Workshop

Sue Cusack, Jacy Edelman, and Maureen Creegan-Quinquis
Lesley University
MAEA 2016
November 13, 2016

Resources: 
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