One of the most important things I think about as I wrap up an experience like CLMOOC is how I’m going to take my learning forward.

One of the big things on my mind right now is a small local kids maker day I help coordinate each September. This year’s program is being influenced by CLMOOC 2014. Here’s the current outline:


Welcome and Introductions
Marshmallow challenge (collaborative design activity)
Storytelling activities (with options)
Planning for afternoon



Creative play options

    • Cardboard challenge
    • Duct tape crafts
    • Jewelry making


 One of the constraints of this event is that there is no technology available. Also I have no idea how many kids will come or what ages will they’ll be. In the past, we’ve had as many as 15 kids ranging in ages from 3 to 18.

The influences of CLMOOC on this event are related to connected learning. We have a lot of choice for participants and try to encourage them to follow what they want to do. We encourage peer collaboration and making. The storytelling options will include a couple variations on the 5-image story make (without computers though).

I’m looking forward to this event and to whatever unexpected ways I am able to carry forward the CLMOOC magic!

Reflecting on CLMOOC – Part 3
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