Session 103: Setting Yourself Up for Success in Your MakerSpace and STEAM Classroom

Date: Monday, June 17, 2019- Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Location: South Fayette Intermediate School

Grades: 3-5

Facilitator: Victoria Lojek, 3-5 STEAM Teacher, South Fayette

Assistant: Brittney Lunn, 5th Grade Teacher, South Fayette


How might we create a culture of making, building, and designing? This two day-session will lead the way into what it takes to begin a new kind of learning in your school. We will complete activities that demonstrate how the culture of the space positively can impact the learning of the students. You will examine your current curriculum and learn ways to engage, excite, and promote creativity among your learners! From lesson designing to assessment, this session will give you all the tips you need to create a successful discovery learning environment in your classroom. This session will leave you with many tried and true tools, MakerSpace procedures, questioning techniques, and more to start your year off right! You will leave feeling a lot less overwhelmed and excited to dive into the 2019-2020 school year!



  • 5 New Ways to Enhance Student Engagement

  • 3 Tips to Organizing Your Space to promote learning and save you time

  • Tips for a Student Led Classroom- To give you a much deserved break!