16 episodes

Meaningful Making is a podcast that unpacks the world of maker education - brought to you by the FabLearn Fellows. FabLearn promotes hands-on, minds-on education for the modern world, with an eye towards global equity and sense-making.

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    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

Meaningful Making is a podcast that unpacks the world of maker education - brought to you by the FabLearn Fellows. FabLearn promotes hands-on, minds-on education for the modern world, with an eye towards global equity and sense-making.

    Episode 15: Fablearn Webinar on "Maker Mindset" part 2

    Episode 15: Fablearn Webinar on "Maker Mindset" part 2

    Previously recorded the Fablearn Fellows discuss the history of "mindsets" and how the "Maker Mindset" is fundamental to the work done in Fablabs and makerspaces.

    • 50 min
    Episode 14: Fablearn Webinar on "Maker Mindset" part 1

    Episode 14: Fablearn Webinar on "Maker Mindset" part 1

    Previously recorded the Fablearn Fellows discuss the history of "mindsets" and how the "Maker Mindset" is fundamental to the work done in Fablabs and makerspaces.

    • 55 min
    Episode 13: What is AI – Educator Edition with Stefania Druga

    Episode 13: What is AI – Educator Edition with Stefania Druga

    Our expert guest is Stefania Druga, whose research on AI education can inform educators in all subjects and grade levels.AI is a “hot topic” in education, but not well understood. In this webinar, Stefania will help us separate the hype from the true educational value of AI now and in the future, and point to resources that educators can use today. Stefania will also share her research and insight on how children view AI, smart toys, and other intelligent agents that are increasingly common in their lives.

    This webinar concluded on Friday, May 24th 9AM -10AM PDT.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 12: Assessment Strategies for Maker Courses

    Episode 12: Assessment Strategies for Maker Courses

    Originally recorded on May 5, 2018, we are pleased to share a recent webinar led by Daniel Schermele with several FabLearn Fellows in a conversation about assessment strategies for maker courses.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 11: Tony Perry of the Lehmlson-MIT Invention Education program

    Episode 11: Tony Perry of the Lehmlson-MIT Invention Education program

    Originally recorded on November 17, 2017, We are pleased to share a webinar with guest Tony Perry, Invention Education Coordinator at the Lemelson-MIT Program that celebrates outstanding inventors and inspires young people to pursue creative lives and careers through invention.

    • 57 min
    Episode 10: Heather Pang on History at Home

    Episode 10: Heather Pang on History at Home

    Heather Pang, history teacher at the Castilleja School (Ca) discusses the ah-ha moments of remote learning, including how to teach concepts when homes have varied access to art supplies.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

lizziecallen ,

:) good stuff (:

this should be in the top 10 education podcasts.

isaiahedelweiss ,

Meaningful Making

A great start to a new podcast. Fresh, diverse perspectives on maker-education - through an international lens. Excited to hear where this goes!

Jeremiah Dri ,

Friend of Engineering

This is such a wonderful podcast. I learned so much for it and enjoyed it immensely.

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