Tag Archives: Making

How to get Teachers excited about Making

February 2nd, 2020

Positive effects on learning capabilities of potential dropout students Being a Maker for many years working in different schools with different making projects for the last 8 years I found out that especially those students with difficulties in motivating themselves for subjects like maths, languages or in going to school in general are very keen […]

Do we know what “maker” means?

March 20th, 2019

The Make in Class project is developing different tools for secundary teachers  to use maker-based activities with students to develop teaching-learning processes, and especially to reduce school failure. Perhaps it would be interesting to start by defining what are exactly maker based activities. The maker movement In 2005, Dale Dougherty launched the magazine “Make” where […]

From small to big making projects

March 9th, 2019

The last weeks our team spent a lot of time interviewing teachers and experts in the field of Making and we found out that the field we’re searching in is just about to start to work with maker based tools and activities, but making is hardly integrated in the standard curriculum yet. Up to now […]