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Level Up Your Makerspace
Monday August 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presented by Nicholas Provenzano, Makerspace Director, University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Sponsored by littleBits Education
Interested in taking your makerspace to the next level? Looking for new ideas, tools or projects to reinvigorate inventors in your makerspace? Makerspace expert Nicholas Provenzano, “The Nerdy Teacher,” demostrates how to take your school or library makerspace to the next level.
In this edWebinar, explore new tools, techniques, project ideas, and best practices to engage your young makers. Learn how this makerspace director and educator has grown his makerspace and offerings over the years, and get tons of new ideas to take back to your makerspace. Elementary and middle school level district administrators, principals, and technology coaches, as well as makerspace, technology and other subject classroom educators will benefit from watching this recorded edWebinar.
About the Presenter
Nicholas Provenzano is a technology coordinator and makerspace director at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. He is also an author, speaker and consultant. He writes on his website, TheNerdyTeacher.com, on Edutopia.org, and many other prominent educational websites. He has been featured on CNN.com, Education Week, The New York Times, and other media outlets. In 2013, he was awarded the Technology Teacher of the Year by MACUL and ISTE. Nicholas is a Google Certified Innovator, ASCD Emerging Leader, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, and a TEDEd Innovative Educator. His best-selling book, Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces, can be found on Amazon.
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