THIS is a computer class? <ul><li>teaching with a DIY ethic in PK-12 classrooms </li></ul>Elizabeth Perry The Ellis School
some things we’ve been doing with technology...
giving cameras to three-year olds
 
 
 
I’m taking a picture of the acorn.
I’m taking a picture of that acorn right there again.
I’m taking a picture of that acorn really close.
I thought I like the branches.
I think I love the bench.
I love the grass.
The grass is beautiful and it has a little bit of my coat in it.
I was seeing the dots  with the sprinkles on it.
Somebody’s making  a house – I wanted  to take a picture of them.
I was walking to the sink to  wash my hands.
I wanted to take a picture  of the tissues and the soap –  I got the wall.
I wanted to take a picture  of the sink because it looks  pretty with the cups.
after school invention with 8-10 year olds
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
building electronic toys with 8th graders
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
pilot projects - our model
hands-on stuff + creative freedom = playful discovery
partnerships?  ideas?
let’s talk... [email_address]
 
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THIS is a computer class? teaching with a DIY ethic in PK-12 classrooms

  1. 1. THIS is a computer class? <ul><li>teaching with a DIY ethic in PK-12 classrooms </li></ul>Elizabeth Perry The Ellis School
  2. 2. some things we’ve been doing with technology...
  3. 3. giving cameras to three-year olds
  4. 7. I’m taking a picture of the acorn.
  5. 8. I’m taking a picture of that acorn right there again.
  6. 9. I’m taking a picture of that acorn really close.
  7. 10. I thought I like the branches.
  8. 11. I think I love the bench.
  9. 12. I love the grass.
  10. 13. The grass is beautiful and it has a little bit of my coat in it.
  11. 14. I was seeing the dots with the sprinkles on it.
  12. 15. Somebody’s making a house – I wanted to take a picture of them.
  13. 16. I was walking to the sink to wash my hands.
  14. 17. I wanted to take a picture of the tissues and the soap – I got the wall.
  15. 18. I wanted to take a picture of the sink because it looks pretty with the cups.
  16. 19. after school invention with 8-10 year olds
  17. 30. building electronic toys with 8th graders
  18. 40. pilot projects - our model
  19. 41. hands-on stuff + creative freedom = playful discovery
  20. 42. partnerships? ideas?
  21. 43. let’s talk... [email_address]

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