10 Session

posted May 4, 2013, 8:47 AM by John Henry Thompson   [ updated May 10, 2013, 8:16 PM ]

May 6: Supporting Creative Learning (Session 10)

Panelists: Karen Brennan, Amon Millner


Video for Session 10


Readings in Preparation for Session 10:


* Karen Brennan (2012): ScratchEd: Developing support for educators as designers, in Designing with teachers: Participatory professional development in education.


* Amon Millner (2012): Computer as Chalk: Supporting Youth as Designers of Tangible User InterfacesConstructionism 2012 conference.


Activity: Create a tutorial (using any media) to help someone learn to do something that you explored in the class (such as Scratch)


Additional Resources:


* Karen Brennan (2012): Best of Both Worlds: Issues of Structure and Agency in Computational Creation, In and Out of School, PhD dissertation.


* Amon Millner (2010): Computers as Chalk: Cultivating and Sustaining Communities of Youth as Designers of Tangible User Interfaces. PhD dissertation (recommended: Chapter 6).

Not dependent on technology - ok to use minimum tech.

Amon: growing mindset - I can learn.

Karen: the power of failure. ScratchED: help teachers.
- authoring
- sharing
- learning aspirations

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