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Igniting Critical Thinking and Problem-solving through Tinkering Labs and Mobile Technologies

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Overview

Makerspaces and Coding are just two of the ingredients of a highly engaging learning lab that allows students to create, collaborate, and invent - while sparking authentic math, science, and literacy development. Join Jenna Linskens as she explores a variety of mobile applications and project ideas for use in your learning lab. She will explain how simple programming and coding can be used to ignite an inner engineering passion in students. Jenna will also discuss why play, tinkering, and building are essential elements to promote critical thinking, inquiry, and problem-solving in today's learning lab environment.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Mobile Learning Intermediate , STEAM, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: coding, iPads, makerspaces, Mobile learning, STEM, tabliets, Tinkering lab

Reviews (25)

Basic Member
 
Great info
Full Member
+2
 
Great presentation! The presenter was well-organized and obviously familiar with the apps and resources she included in this webinar. This should give even teachers who have little or no experience with tinkering and design software some great ideas on where to begin or where to go next.
Full Member
+1
 
I liked the ideas for documenting findings.
Full Member
+6
 
FANTASTIC presentation! Has ideas for upper and lower elementary levels. I really like how she encourages her learners to document their findings and work along the way.
Full Member
+10
 
Great info. Thanks!
Basic Member
+3
 
Very nice apps and site to check out. THank you.
Basic Member
 
Thanks for the info to try some new sites.
Full Member
+6
 
Excellent resource. Good ideas and summary of possible apps to use with students.
Basic Member
+2
 
Awesome resource!
Basic Member
 
Helpful tips about using coding and makerspaces to encourage students to use higher level thinking skills.

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