Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

Time for a Makey-Over!

Participate and share

Participate and share : Poster

Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 48

Lori Rodgers   Brenda Calhoun  
If you’re even a little familiar with Makey Makey, you’re well aware that the possibilities are mind boggling. We will dive into resources from leaders deep in the invention literacy mindset, particularly exploring the creations that make life better for someone.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Maker activities and programs
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Computational Thinker
  • Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
Innovative Designer
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Grasp (or be reminded of) the main concept of Makey Makey
Become aware of resources to expand understanding
Share ideas and experiences

Supporting research

Invent to Learn - This is a must read book for all educators interested in teaching Invention Literacy, Design Thinking, and Making in the classroom or in afterschool. The authors are supporters of the Makey Makey. This website is filled with great resources for educators.

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Lori Rodgers, ARIN IU 28
Brenda Calhoun, Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08

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