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Thursday, March 22 • 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Integrating MakerSpaces into Montessori Classrooms

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MakerSpaces give students an opportunity to learn science and engineering through hands-on, collaborative exploration—in many ways an embodiment of the Montessori approach. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to set up a MakerSpace in your classroom as well as how to integrate its use into your regular daily routine by presenting your students with specific weekly challenges. You’ll leave informed about how to create your own fully accessible center for discovery, collaboration, and creation and inspired to get started.

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Melanie Thiesse

Curriculum Coordinator, The Westmont Montessori School
Melanie Thiesse, M.Ed. is the Curriculum Coordinator at The Westmont Montessori School, a teacher educator, and a consultant. She has seventeen years of Montessori teaching experience and holds Montessori Elementary I & II certifications from AMS and NCME.



Thursday March 22, 2018 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Governor's Square 11 Plaza Concourse Level

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