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I Want to Make, but What Are My Options?

So many people want to start making in schools and their communities. How do they start? Where do they begin. This session helps educators find a starting point and offers options in the type, costs, and location of their

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Maker Tourism

To help grow economic opportunities and generate more community support, can your MAKERspace become a tourist destination? I am willing to share their process underway to make Thomasville a future furniture maker

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Vendor Expo for hands on comparisons

have an expo area where national equipment vendors can bring in equipment/hardware and give folks who run makerspaces the chance to get live demos/hands on testing when shopping for equipment to build out their spaces.

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Engaging Girls in Making

Informal discussions on how folks are engaging girls in Making - in school, out of school, during the summer, family engagement, etc. With a sub-focus on all girl vs. coed programs.

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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

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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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