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Not every maker is an extrovert who mixes and mingles well. What if we created a "quieter" space, or a small space where strangers could interview each other, running through a script that allows us to collect

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Outfitting your makerspace with high-quality, durable resources

Given the multitude of options available, how can those designing makerspaces feel confident that they are choosing equipment that will best serve their makerspaces for the long run? It would be terrific to hear from

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How can MAKERspaces support scouting?

MAKERspaces can be great educational centers to enhance skills of Boy and Girl Scout troops. MAKERspaces could help scouts earn merit badges and also provide meaningful experiences for scouts to grow technically and

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Making to Create/Foster Equity

A makerspace can provides resources to marginalized people. How can we utilize this aspect to create equity in entrepreneurship and learning,? How can younger makers benefit from our spaces? How does this guide them to a

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CATEGORY: conference track

STATUS: open

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Mike Dawson

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Document Sessions

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Hi NOMCON Upon reviewing the published schedule, the scope of the conference agenda has prompted me to ask that NOMCON officials consider recording (audio, video, etc.) the lectures, discussions, and keynote

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Alice Shriver

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Encouraging Future AT Makers

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For three years, 505access have been working with a local (Albuquerque, NM) high school teacher to encourage thoughtful, accessible designs. Teacher, Aaron Jawson introduced ideas of accessibility to his freshmen

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Josh Ajima

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Making with Head, Hands and Heart

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Hands on exploration of constructivism and constructionism concepts using simple materials. Explore maker education teaching and learning strategies that promote learning with head, hands and heart.

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Tome Wilson

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Diversity and Inclusion Track

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The Nation of Makers is a nation of individuals. We are proposing a track lead by experts that will showcase how NoM is dedicated to the ideals of diversity & inclusion. Speaker topics and workshops would include

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Jeanette Breton

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Making in Schools

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Informal discussions and sharing of how schools are 'making' it happen. Idea sharing and mentoring each other on how making is happening and can happen in core subjects, electives and after-school. What programs and

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Andrew Coy

9points

Bus Routes to Santa Fe!

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We should have "bus routes" where a chartered 55-passenger bus picks up makers along pre-determined routes and drives them to the conference. This would probably be a lot cheaper than flying and most definitely a lot more

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