|1. Maker Philosophy: The purpose of this category is to have candidates explore and develop an understanding of the philosophical and pedagogical roots that are expressed via Making, like constructivism, constructionism, and other progressive educational models (Montessori, Reggio Emilia, etc.) plus the historic and cultural context that led to the current Maker movement.
To meet the expectations for this section, candidates are expected to:
Mindstorms: Children Computers and Powerful Ideas
The Art of Tinkering
Ken Robinson on Flourishing – This video provides insight into how teaching for diversity rather than conformity can help students find their passion.
Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work
Gever Tulley: Life lessons through tinkering (TED Talk) - Tinkering School founder Gever Tulley talks about the power of setting children’s minds free!
Creating Learner Driven Curriculum - earn a micro-credential from MakerEd to add to your Maker Showcase and show employers
UTeach Maker Certificate and UTeach Maker Endorsements are micro-credentials of the UTeach Program at The University of Texas at Austin only. They are not affiliated with the Texas Education Agency or Maker Media Inc.