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#CTedu Twitter Chat Recap: Makerspaces in Education

  Tonight I had the opportunity to facilitate the Connecticut Educator Twitter Chat (#CTedu) with special guests Nicholas Provenzano (aka @thenerdyteacher) and Andrew Watt (aka @andrewbwatt). The topic was makerspaces in school communities: What are they? How and why should they be used? What resources are available for me to…

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Design Challenge: #BitOlympics

For the past three weeks, the littleBits team has been busy running a global design challenge called the BitOlympics. Participants all over the world were asked to consider how they might remix an Olympic sport and then build a project that showcases their design. Five sports were chosen by a International…

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MakerSpaces + Education: A #CTedu Twitter Chat

Next Tuesday night, 8:00-8:30PM EST, I’ll be moderating the Connecticut Educators Twitter Chat (#CTedu) with two very special guests: Nick Provenzano (@thenerdyteacher) and Andrew Watt (@andrewbwatt). We will be talking all about the role and impact of makerspaces in education, and it promises to be a engaging and fast-paced conversation…

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