The Maker Mentality

The Maker Mentality
Welcome to The Maker Mentality, the Maker Education podcast you’ve been waiting for and you didn’t even know it. Each episode will feature an amazing guest who is going to share a fabulous Maker hack, trick, lesson, or tool to support the Maker Mentality in your classroom. We are always looking for content and guests, so feel free to reach out and suggest a topic. Support this podcast:

Talking Creativity with Jaime Casap (@JCasap)
Apr 25 • 30 min
Jaime Casap (@JCasap) joins me for a wonderful conversation on Creativity and its value in out society and it’s role in schools. He also talks about his new YouTube channel and the important things everyone needs to know. If you love the episode, please…
Talking Creativity with Clara Galan (@MsClaraGalan)
Apr 22 • 23 min
The amazing Clara Galan from Adobe takes some time to chat with me about Creativity. It is a fun conversation with some great tidbits of information for educators out there looking for resources to support the learning of creative tools. Adobe Spark is a…
Talking Creativity with Judd Winick (@JuddWinick)
Apr 12 • 54 min
Here is a little info on my guest for episode 4 of season 2. Judd Winick, cartoonist-creator of the bestselling HILO graphic novel series, returns to A2CAF for the second time; a self-described reality TV has-been, he’s done all kinds of storytelling…
Creativity through curiosity with Andrew Collins
Mar 25 • 24 min
Andrew Collins from the Raspberry Pi Foundation joins me to talk about creativity and really got me thinking about the role of curiosity in creativity. This is why I love doing podcasts. I get a chance to talk to different people and learn something new.…
Exploring Creativity with Meenoo Rami
Mar 25 • 24 min
In this episode, the amazing Meenoo Rami from Minecraft Education Edition fame joins me to talk about creativity and the roll it plays in STEM/STEAM. You can follow her on the Twitter at @MeenooRami and her website You can also check out…
Exploring Creativity with Jessica L. Williams
Mar 25 • 23 min
Kicking off Season 2 with one of my favorite people! Jess is an amazing educator who wears lots of hats. She is a former ELA teacher, she is a tech integrator, media teacher, and overall awesome person. She can be found on the Twitter at @JLenore24 and…
Season 2 Preview
Feb 26 • 1 min
Here is a quick preview of what is in store for Season 2. We will be exploring the idea of creativity and what that looks like in and out of the classroom. I will be connecting with educators and non-educators to get a sense of what creativity means from…
Ep05: Guest Amy Burvall
Sep 21, 2018 • 25 min
In this awesome episode, Amy Burvall chats about design and creativity in Makerspaces and all classrooms. —- Support this podcast:
Ep:09 Guest Bill Selak
Aug 26, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode of The Maker Mentality Podcast, Bill Selak (@BillSelak)and I talk about the process of building a new makerspace and the value of connecting with other makers across the country. —- Support this podcast:…
Ep:08 Guest Elissa Malespina
Aug 22, 2018 • 26 min
Teacher/Librarian Elissa Malespina talks about the value of a Makerspace in a library and how you do not need fancy equipment or tons of space to create an environment for students to make. She also shares a cool website to create AR and VR worlds! —-…
Ep07: Guest Jennifer Bond
Aug 22, 2018 • 24 min
The amazing Jennifer Bond (@TeamBond) stops by The Maker Mentality to talk about cardboard rollercoasters, Destination Imagination, Making in Elementary School and so much more. —- Support this podcast:
Ep06: Guest Widad Luqman
Aug 20, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode of The Maker Mentality Podcast, amazing educator and awesome all-around person, Widad Luqman (@TeachLuqman) stops by to share all of the different things you can do with coding in the classroom and why teachers should not be afraid of…
Ep04: Guest Todd Burleson
Aug 14, 2018 • 21 min
On this episode of The Maker Mentality podcast, Todd Burleson shares great information on creativity in Makerspaces. He shares a wonderful tool, Bloxels, an amazing film program for students, and tips regarding 3D printers. —- Support this podcast:…
Ep03: Guest Sam Patterson
Aug 14, 2018 • 20 min
Master Maker Sam Patterson (@SamPatue) stops by the podcast to talk about Making with papier-mache, puppets, and one of his Maker Mantras. Thanks for listening and stay tuned for more episodes. —- Support this podcast:…
Ep02: What is a Makerspace?
Aug 13, 2018 • 11 min
Before we dive into the amazing guests I have lined up for the podcast, I thought I would dive into an important question for people new to Makerspaces. What is a Makerspace? —- Support this podcast:
Ep01: Welcome to reMAKE Education
Aug 11, 2018 • 1 min
A quick intro to my new podcast. I look forward to connecting with many great educators to share some thoughts, tips, tricks, lessons to support making in your school. —- Support this podcast: