Teachers

I’m a Teacher How do I use Maker in my classroom?

The Maker is designed to be user and classroom friendly and is the perfect solution to accommodate the learner at beginner or advanced level. Teacher resources include an extensive range of hands on, real life projects and learning experiences across all ages and learning styles, and are designed with the confidence that learners will be excited and engaged at the first challenge.

Specifically designed for easy use and hands on activities, with no soldering or modification required, the Maker is the ideal choice for teachers wanting to engage and excite students on a path of electronics discovery.  Having 12 innovative features, more than any other product in this class; means that Maker can be used in a wide range of STEAM based activities, challenges and projects at individual, group or class level with or without an internet connection.

Designed for the classroom, the super, economical Maker kits come in three flavours. The Squad Plus Pack is the perfect choice for the classroom; containing five Maker kits with five Servo/Expansion Shields, it is ready to use immediately, just unpack and plug in. The Squad Pack contains five Maker kits while the Solo Pack is a single Maker kit, ideal for individual purchase or to top up class sets. Ready to use straight from the box, the kits contain:

ibtikarMaker Guides

Getting started is easy. The Maker Guides come in two versions; a learner friendly visual guide and an advanced text-based format, both of which take the learner on a step by step journey through an extensive range of activities and challenges based on real-life applications.

Both guides can be downloaded from Resources.

ibtikarMaker Support Material

In addition to the Maker Guides, there is a wide range of activity suggestions from easy challenges to more creative and advanced ideas, that can be sourced to supplement the classroom material. Supporting all these activities is a collection of instructional videos and tutorials for individual or classroom use, you only need to register for free to access this support material.

Have fun and good luck. We are always keen to see what teachers are doing with the Maker and how students are being creative. Be sure to keep us informed and if you have any cool ideas, we would be happy to hear them.

Maker team