Through the Maker Educator Leadership Certificate Program, classroom teachers and informal educators (e.g., museum, library, and after-school educators) engage in making, conversations and job-embedded professional development to ground their maker-based learning experiences in evidence of student learning and engagement.
The program consists of four fully online, sequential courses dedicated to building educators’ intentional design of maker-based learning experiences, documentation of those experiences, and tools and routines to discuss their work with colleagues.
- Identify desired goals for maker-based learning in your learning setting
- Refine what constitutes evidence of engagement in those goals
- Analyze learner evidence to guide the design of maker-based learning
- Plan collaboratively with educators to improve student learning
- Participate in protocols to share and discuss evidence of learning
- Utilize routines, such as design challenges and walk-throughs to share and discuss evidence of learning
- Reflect on maker education practice and use that reflection to grow and improve continually
Module 1 (January 11 – February 28)
Module 2 (March 8 – April 19)
Module 3 (May 3- June 7)
Module 4 (September 20 – November 15)
Program Fee: $3,500 with no graduate credits; $630 per set of 3 graduate-level credits.
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