In the schoolyear 2015/2016 I started working as a quartermaster Maker Education. We, a group of people of the fablabs, the libraries and the schools established a “lean and mean” organization that is called Platform Maker Education. With the credo “Every child a maker” and some funding of the Dutch government we are trying to
This picture blog is written by Astrid Poot Creative director youth/family projects at Fonk Lecturer, writer, maker and learning forever. Founder of Klooikoffers. This blog was published in Dutch here.
A group of about fifty Danish teachers, school leaders, fablab leaders and civil servants of the municipalities of Vejle, Århus and Silkeborg visited our school, De Populier in The Hague on October 2, 2015. It was the last day of a week long trip along Makerspaces in Germany and The Netherlands. They were in Amsterdam at The
In many countries educators are starting with Maker Education. In schools, libraries, fablabs, more and more children are designing and making all kinds of products. Some call it tinkering, others call it making. This blog is meant for all educators who are interested in Maker Education and willing to share their experiences. You are invited