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Virtual Makerspace: Tech Builders

Calling all tech builders, book lovers and writers - this is your virtual imagination and creation space! Showcase your writing, creations, and play in our virtual sandbox. Share your favourite books, tech tools & apps. This is your space!

What is a Makerspace?

"Give kids the tools to BUILD the things that they can imagine, but to also imagine the world that they can build."  

(Quote: Nirvan Mullick, Imagination Foundation,  Image courtesy of Almonte & District High School)

Sandbox Tools

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Innovation & Creativity @ UCDSB Schools

The Mighty Feather Styrofoam Remote Control Plane

Doug Belanger - Mr. Barr's Grade 7 Class, BCI

3D Entrepreneurship

Oliver Barber - Grade 11, Almonte & District High School

3D Printers

Almonte & District High School

Makerspaces

The Creative Commons at Linklater Public School

Learning to Knit with the help of YouTube

Knitting Club at Linklater Public School

Homemade Hovercraft

Built by Jordan Dyke, Grade 8 at Carleton Place High School

Grade 4 Student, Raeann, part of the Crafy Club at Montague PS, crocheted this colourful tote bag in only two days!

How do I....... Code/Create/Share

CREATIVE COMPUTING: An Introductory  Computer Curriculum Using Scratch:

http://scratched.gse.harvard.edu/guide/

 

Check out this GREAT visual dictionary and how to guide from our friends at DK!

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/computer-coding/

Find out about computer programs, programming language and how to code!

 

Project Ideas

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