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"Making Success in the Classroom"

27 January 12:00-16:00 Eastern Time

Virtual

Join us for this bi-annual meeting of educators, administrators, universities, makerspaces, and other stakeholders using and supporting digital making in formal and informal K-12 learning spaces.

Join us for this bi-annual meeting of educators, administrators, universities, makerspaces, and other stakeholders using and supporting digital making in formal and informal K-12 learning spaces.

Friday, January 27, 2023
(click on the underlined links below for descriptions)
ALL TIMES LISTED ARE IN EASTERN (NEW YORK)

12:00pm EST
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  • Liz Whitewolf, Founding Director, eduFAB

Keynote Address

  • Michael Stone, VP of Innovative Learning, Public Education Foundation "Empowering Students through Digital Fabrication"


1:15pm EST
Hands on workshops

Lightning Talks Session A

  • Maker Classroom: Establishing Makerspaces in Public Schools in Egypt

    • Lamiaa Nail & Ahmed Ibrahim, Fab Lab Egypt, Cairo, Egypt

  • Basics to Capstones: The Excitement & Struggles of a Fab Lab Curriculum

    • Dennis Conner, The Gregory School, Tucson, AZ, US

Lightning Talks Session B

  • Make Your City/Make Your Home/Make Your Own

    • Leyla Yunis, Maker Institute, Prague, CZ

  • School-based Makerspaces for Authentic Student Learning

    • Liz Whitewolf, eduFAB, Pittsburgh, PA, US

 

2:10pm EST
Hands on workshops

Lightning Talks Session C

  • Social Emotional Learning in the Fab Lab Classroom

    • Sarah Durzo & Michelle Voithofer, IU1, Washington, PA, US

  • Computational Thinking in 3D Modeling and Printing

    • Artur Manuel Rodrigues Coelho, Agrupamento de Escolas Venda do Pinheiro, Portugal

Lightning Talks Session D

  • FLEA Market (Fab Lab Entrepreneurs & Artisans Market)

    • Abigail McCune & Steve Luciano, Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA, US

  • Makers Meet Disabilities

    • Alexander Geht, Tikkun Olam Makers, Pittsburgh, PA

 

3:00pm EST
Unconference Sessions

Bring your ideas to brainstorm discussion topics and then join others interested in the same topic for deeper exploration.

3:45pm EST

Closing Remarks

  • Liz Whitewolf, eduFAB

1:15 workshops
2:10

Inaugural Fab Educators Summit 

The Inaugural fab Educators Summit was held in January of 2022, followed by one in July 2022. To continue with bi-annual summits, we are meeting again in January of 2023. For recordings of January and July summit sessions, visit eduFAB on YouTube.

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Thank you to the following organizations who are supporting this work.

Thank you to our Conference Supporters
for permitting attendees to register for free

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Conference Partners

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If you are interested in supporting the summit, please contact eduFAB and Thank You!
 

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