Finding effective EdTech tools to help special needs students succeed in learning can be challenging. Makers Empire is an evidence-based solution to help special needs students engage in learning alongside their classmates and improve learning outcomes and performance.
91% of special needs students displayed above average level of creativity and effort using Makers Empire
100% of special needs students displayed significantly above average level of creativity and effort in their designs
82% of special needs students displayed significantly above average level of achievement in the quality of their work
Jackson School in Melbourne provides an excellent specialised curriculum for 5-18YO students with special needs. We spoke with teachers at the school to learn how they use Makers Empire to improve learning outcomes.
This guest post is by Christopher Burdman, a Boston Public School teacher. Having taught both maths and science at elementary and middle school levels, he is currently the STEM teacher at the Tynan Elementary School.
We recently spoke with Jane Edwards, a 30-year veteran teacher and tech enthusiast at two Catholic primary schools to learn how she helps the special needs students at her schools succeed with Makers Empire.
Erin Barr is a teacher at the Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind. We recently caught up with her to learn how she is using Makers Empire to teach Science, and how her students work together to overcome challenges.
A group of Japanese school students with special needs recently trialled the new Japanese language version of Makers Empire’s 3D design and printing app at Fablab Shibuya in Tokyo and declared it a resounding hit.
There are many strategies that teachers can use to support all students to be successful through differentiated instruction. Here are ways that teachers can use Makers Empire with a differentiated approach to meet the needs of all students including those with special needs.
Great teachers know that there is not a ‘one size fits all’ solution that caters for the needs of all learners. These teachers are designers of differentiated learning experiences that build on what students bring and help them to achieve intentional learning outcomes.
Design thinking is a great way to help students develop empathy towards others. Here are sme our favourite learning experiences that are inclusive, human-centred, and encourage students to embrace diversity in their communities