After using their geometry skills to create string art, Winnetka fourth-graders supersized their projects using the hands-on makerspace tool Rigamajig. Learn how they created a giant-sized protractor and took their string art experience outdoors to apply engineering, math and art concepts.
About Todd Burleson
Todd Burleson is an educator with 24 years of teaching experience. His students have ranged in age from kindergarten to college. As a Teacher-Maker-Librarian he's constantly curious, and his passion is finding the balance of books and bytes in the classroom while encouraging students to explore their own personal interests. Todd's library was recently named School Library Journal’s 2016 School Library of the Year. You can read more on his blog and connect with him on Twitter @todd_burleson and @HWSIdeaLab.
Looking for the next new tech tool to add to your makerspace? See how School Librarian of the Year Todd Burleson is using drones to engage students and teach coding in his classroom.