Agency by Design

Build Sensitivity to Design Through Maker-Centered Practice

A Moonshot Institute Weekend Workshop

What are YOU going to make today? ​Educational initiatives that emphasize making, design, engineering, and tinkering are gaining traction in schools and organizations across the co​u​ntry.​ ​​Featured presenter, researcher​ ​and author ​Jessica Ross​ from Harvard's Project Zero​​,​​ ​will highlight the benefits for students of maker-centered learning​. Participants will engage with thinking routines​​ developed through the action research strand of the Agency by Design project​ and leave with takeaway strategies to enhance learning​. Those who are familiar with or brand new to the ideas of the Maker Movement, maker-centered learning, and design-focused learning are all ​invited to attend.


Cost is $150 for the full day. Breakfast and lunch are included. Scholarships are available for the first 50 SDIRC educators. Childcare provided.

Location: First Presbyterian Church

Saturday, May 6th, 8am-2:30pm

520 Royal Palm Boulevard

Vero Beach, FL

Schedule for the Day


8-8:30am Breakfast

8:30-11am Workshop with featured presenter, Jessica Ross

11a-12p Breakout session #1

12-1p Lunch

1-2p Breakout session #2

2-2:30 Closing Reflection