Makerspace Stacked Micro-credentials
Build, design, or refresh your makerspace through this stacked micro-credential. In each course you will consider your current space, the needs of your school, and other factors that are involved in building, designing, or refreshing makerspace opportunities in your professional learning environment. There are 6 stacked courses. Each course is the equivalent of 5 hours of work. Each course is .5 CEUs.
MC6.1: Makerspace Basics
Begin the transformation of your space into a space for making with Makerspace Basics. In this course you will come to understand what defines a makerspace, learn how to incorporate student voice, evaluate your learning space through a maker mindset, and identify your next steps in developing your makerspace.
MC6.2: Makerspace Design
Continue the transformation of your space into a space for making with Makerspace Design. In this course, you will come to understand the different design principles in a space for making, determine the best design principles for your space, create opportunities for student voice, and identify your next steps in designing your makerspace.
MC6.3: Design Thinking
Begin the transformation of your teaching and learning practices with Design Thinking. In this course, you will come to understand the core principles of the design thinking process, how empathy is utilized within design thinking, analyze your current practices through design thinking, and identify your next steps in developing the teaching and learning practices in your makerspace.
MC6.4: Assessing Makerspaces
MC6.5: Funding Makerspaces
MC6.6: Inclusive Makerspaces
The Makerspace Stacked Micro-credentials do not have start or end dates. Each course takes about 5 hours and once registered, you have access to the content. Upon completion of the activities, you will receive a certificate for that course.
Stacked Micro-credentials are fully online and asynchronous, so there are no meetings/classes you must attend.
Cost is $50 for each course. Stacked Micro-credential courses must be paid in full at the time of registration.
You can register anytime. This course is open enrollment!