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Education Professors from Jiangsu visit the Maker Lab

On October 25th, the STEAM-3D Maker Lab welcomed Joel Hartling (York University), Dr. Anning Ding (Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange), and twenty-six professors of education from the Jiangsu province of the People’s Republic of China. After spending their morning … Continue reading

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Ministry of Education (MOE) Launch – Cohort 1 & 2 – Oshawa, ON September 26-27, 2017

2017 MOE Launch This week marked the beginning of the MOE project for 9 new Ontario school boards. As many of you know, the MOE project that UOIT participated in during the 2016/2017 year was extended for the 2017/2018 year, with … Continue reading

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Make and Tell: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Maker Pedagogies

On April 28, 2017, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, we had the opportunity to partake in the CONNECT Education Conference as a spotlight speaker. Our fearless leader, Janette Hughes, began the session explaining what a Maker Pedagogy is and how that … Continue reading

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For more information about Dr. Hughes

Check out her website at www.janettehughes.ca . Here you can find information regarding her research (including publications), teaching, and advising. Additionally, there is more information regarding the STEAM 3D Maker Lab and accompanying online Maker Modules.

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Ministry of Education Conference

This past Thursday and Friday, October 27 & 28, 2016, we had teachers, administrators and Ministry of Education representatives from all over Ontario come visit us in our Makerlab, to learn about maker activities and how they might be incorporated … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to the STEAM3D Maker Space lab at UOIT! The STEAM-3D Lab is where Dr. Janette Hughes, Canada Research Chair in Technology and Pedagogy, and her research team: 1) develop and evaluate constructionist “production pedagogies” that work to build students’ ‘performative’ competencies … Continue reading

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