THE ART
OF TINKERING

CREATING THE INNOVATORS
OF TOMORROW

14-16 JUNE 2016

THE ART OF TINKERING
CREATING THE INNOVATORS OF TOMORROW


A WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE EXPLORATORIUM AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
14-16 JUNE 2016

'Tinkering' is an innovative pedagogy supporting a learners’ lifelong engagement with science and the development of the 21st century skills, necessary to respond to the challenges of today’s world.

Join educational leaders from the Exploratorium of San Francisco and the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci of Milan for a hands-on workshop about how Tinkering and making experiences support fundamental STEM thinking and learning, creativity and innovation.

The workshop will explore tinkering and making activities to create new standards for blending science and art explorations, exemplify best practices for critical thinking and incorporate creative ways of becoming active participants in the process of learning.

A WORKSHOP ORGANIZED BY THE EXPLORATORIUM AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THE WORKSHOP INCLUDES

  • participating as a learner in core tinkering and making activities
  • debriefing and deconstructing each activity as an educator
  • becoming part of a network of innovative educators integrating tinkering into their practice
  • a planning session about how to transfer knowledge and practice where you work.

TRAINERS INCLUDE

Mike Petrich & Karen Wilkinson
Directors, The Tinkering Studio, The Exploratorium - San Francisco

Luigi Anzivino
The Tinkering Studio, The Exploratorium - San Francisco

Maria Xanthoudaki
Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci - Milano

Stefano BurattiTinkering Zone, Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia

FEE

The participation fee is €1000 and covers:

  • all supplies, tools, consumable materials used during the workshop
  • workshop activity guides and bibliography in digital form
  • coffee breaks and lunch each day of the workshop

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Upon registration you will receive an email of confirmation with all participation details.

EVER MORE WE NEED CITIZENS ABLE TO BE CREATORS, INVESTIGATORS, ACTORS, IMPROVISERS, MAKERS, SCIENCE-ORIENTED THINKERS.