Western Reserve Public Media to Host Cleveland Mobile Fab Lab
Event to enable area educators to learn more about Maker Movement
KENT, OHIO — April 17, 2017 — Area educators will have the opportunity to learn about the national Maker Movement, which encourages students to use technology to dream, create and invent, when the Cleveland Mobile Fab Lab visits Western Reserve Public Media on Tuesday, April 18, from 3-5 p.m.
The Mobile Fab Lab, a project of the Cleveland Municipal School District, is a 28-foot-long trailer full of fabrication tools including 3-D printers, laser cutters and electronics equipment. There will be more than 31 teachers in attendance who will have the opportunity to tour the Mobile Fab Lab and create a project. Most important, they will learn more about the Maker Movement, its importance in curriculum and how they can bring the Fab Lab to their school.
Western Reserve Public Media’s Department of Educational Services offers technology training to Northeast Ohio educators both at its Kent location and on site at schools. For more information about the organization’s educational technology training services, call 1-800-554-4549 or email .