MAKER EDUCATOR CERTIFICATE @ KOBE, JAPAN
Venue - Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan
Event Date - 30/01/2020 - 02/02/2020
Hosted by Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan
Mark Barnett has over a decade of experience in STEAM and maker education. Mark is passionate about project-based learning and teaching students to create with technology. He has worked with teachers and administrators all over the world to set up and design impactful learning experiences with makerspaces and related topics. One of his greatest accomplishments was through serving almost 30,000 US students with the high-tech makerspace on wheels called the Geekbus, which was recognized by the US White House (Obama Administration) for educational excellence in 2016. He speaks nationally about equity and access to STEAM and maker education and has presented at the Stanford FabLearn Conference, MIT Libre Learn Lab, SXSWedu, and other presentations in Hong Kong and Bangkok. In March 2016, he presented a TED Talk a TEDx San Antonio entitled “Everyone is a Maker, but Not Everyone has Access.” Now Mark spends his time in South East Asia as a learning experience designer, professional consultant, and a homeschooling father. Mark is a Maker Learning Designer with Consilience.