A Framework for Maker Education

September 27, 2017

Adding rich, hands-on maker projects into your school can seem like a daunting task if you are not accustomed to this style of teaching — but it doesn’t have to be. In this webinar, award-winning educator Mark Schreiber will walk you through a step-by-step process to add making into your library and classroom. He will unpack Demco’s maker framework and give you easy pointers on how to integrate maker projects throughout your curriculum and school.

You’ll learn:

  1. How to implement a step-by-step process that will help guide students to success in their maker projects.
  2. A variety of ideas and techniques to give you confidence as you create and run new maker activities in your school and classroom.
  3. The best ways to integrate, run and assess maker education projects from start to finish.


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Mark Schreiber

Mark Schreiber

Educator and Stanford Senior FabLearn Fellow at Design Case Consulting

Stanford Fellow and founder of Design Case Consulting, Mark knows hands-on education. With over 15 years in technology, engineering, digital fabrication and design, he is well versed in the integration of STEAM into schools. Mark consults for schools and corporations worldwide to help bring more design and innovation into classrooms and makerspaces. With bachelor’s degrees in Technology Education and Industrial Technology, as well as a Master of Science in Construction, Technology and Engineering Education, Mark is already an active member of the “maker generation.” He is the owner and creative editor of the open-source “Design Case Curriculum,” and a member of MIT’S international FABlab network.

Mark is recognized as an outstanding educator and a leader in makerspace implementation. Most notably, Mark was named National Teacher of the Year by the Milken Family Foundation — the “Grammy of teaching awards.” Mark has sat on the NSF Creative IT panel, school boards and currently curates for Google’s Startup Digest for all things Maker. He is also the inventor of the DesignCase, a maker lab in a box that teaches children and adults alike how to innovate, blending low-fidelity materials and high tech know-how to create value and promote entrepreneurship.


Matt Mulder

Matt Mulder

Executive Director of New Growth Initiatives at Demco, Inc.
Matt Mulder is Demco's Executive Director of New Growth Initiatives. Focusing on increasing community engagement, Matt develops solutions that help libraries understand their patrons’ needs and that achieve measurable impacts.