Course Goal: Learners will discover and engage collaboratively in activities using a maker mindset to become life-long learners that are infinite creators and problem solvers.
|Learning Goals||Assessment Activities||Learning Activities|
|Foundational – Learners will compare concepts with and without the maker mindset to gain insight of the value possible in learning environments.||Reflect by creating a graphic organizer showing similarities and differences.
Discuss pros and cons.
|Learners will find and review a concept online that is taught within and outside of the maker mindset.|
|Application – Learners will analyze and evaluate each other’s groups. Learners will collectively develop valuable critical thinking inquiries.||Respond to posed inquiries within individual groups.
Discuss inquiry outcomes with peers.
|Create an inquiry document to share with observed peers.|
|Integration Stage – Learners will create a maker plan that they collectively find logically aligned with their content area.||Maker Plan
|Learners will choose a content area in which they would like to apply the maker mindset. Learners will then form groups based on any similar choices.|
|Human Dimensions – Learners will network outside of their team to attribute to as well as discover other resources.||Actively participate in peer-driven collectives.||Connect with peers in other teams as sounding boards and knowledge to feed-forward.|
|Caring – Learners will discuss accountability and discover value in motivating one another to imagineer possibilities in their learning environment.||Reflections on personal contributions as well as team movement toward their common goal.||Create digital scoreboard to visualize progress and encourage peers.|
|Learning how to learn – Learner will inquire, discuss, research and share valuable resources.||Digital Collaboration space||Learners will utilize technology to develop a digital collaboration space where resources can be continuously compiled and shared collectively.|
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