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Makerbot Curriculum :: Home

Makerbot Curriculum :: Home | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
3D printing.
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Maker Bot is not the only 3D printing option, but they have clearly crafted a top position among DIY communities and STEM to STEAM practicioners.  This is an easy reference link to Maker Bot's curriculum pages.

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50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming - Online Universities

50 Best Twitter Feeds to Follow Educational Gaming - Online Universities | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Game-based learning fascinates edtech enthusiasts, who flock to Twitter to share their developments, research, designs, and strategies.
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Twitch, Alienware, And SteelSeries Give Away $50,000 Worth Of Gaming Scholarships - Forbes

Twitch, Alienware, And SteelSeries Give Away $50,000 Worth Of Gaming Scholarships - Forbes | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Twitch.tv has partnered up with Alienware and SteelSeries to reward 5 talented student gamers with a $10,000 scholarship across the board.
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826 National | Writing Publishing Tutoring

826 National | Writing Publishing Tutoring | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
826 National supports a network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers provide students with opportunities to improve their writing skills and explore their creativity. We also aim to help teachers get their classes excited about writing.
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Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains?

Harvard Wants to Know: How Does the Act of Making Shape Kids’ Brains? | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
A group of Harvard researchers is teaming up with schools in Oakland, Calif. to explore how kids learn through making.
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Wrap Your Head Around That Mario Mobius Strip With A Video Of It In Action

Wrap Your Head Around That Mario Mobius Strip With A Video Of It In Action | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Mobius strips work on a pretty simple concept, but it can be hard to wrap your brain around what's going on. So while those pictures of the Super Mario Bros.
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GameDesk Opens New PlayMaker School in Los Angeles | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

GameDesk Opens New PlayMaker School in Los Angeles | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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Forget Playing Games. Meet the Man Who Wants to Empower You to Make Games

Forget Playing Games. Meet the Man Who Wants to Empower You to Make Games | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Rod Humble makes video games. He knows a lot of people who wish they could, and he's made it his job to help them.
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How To Make A Game: learning through play | Features | Edge Online

How To Make A Game: learning through play | Features | Edge Online | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
How To Make A Game continues with a look at the games that are encouraging players to tinker under the bonnet.-...
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Game design, gamification, game mechanics and games-based learning. | Doug Belshaw's blog

Game design, gamification, game mechanics and games-based learning. | Doug Belshaw's blog | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
In a couple of weeks' time I'll have the privilege of attending the Scottish Learning Festival (SLF).
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Spanish social gaming developer PlaySpace nabs $1.9 million in funding

Spanish social gaming developer PlaySpace nabs $1.9 million in funding | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
PlaySpace, a developer of social games designed specifically for Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets, has secured $1.9 in funding.
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Engaging Students in the STEM Classroom Through "Making"

Engaging Students in the STEM Classroom Through "Making" | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
A few days ago, I visited a math teacher who was busily preparing his classroom for the start of the school year. This classroom, however, was a bit unusual.
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GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School

GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
GameDesk By Andrew Miller GameDesk, an organization that's developing a variety of game-based learning initiatives, is venturing into new terrain wi...
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The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology - Edudemic

The 20 Best Pinterest Boards About Education Technology - Edudemic | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
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$99 Raspberry Pi-sized “supercomputer” touted in Kickstarter project

$99 Raspberry Pi-sized “supercomputer” touted in Kickstarter project | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
Parallel computing for everyone promised with 16- and 64-core boards.
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Seeing is believing, Disney crafts 3D printed optics (video)

Seeing is believing, Disney crafts 3D printed optics (video) | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
A group of engineers from Disney Research have crafted a new method to create interactive objects using 3D printers.
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Hummingbird is a 'pre-Arduino' for kids (video)

Hummingbird is a 'pre-Arduino' for kids (video) | Maker Based Learning in Games | Scoop.it
It's an Arduino -- you know, for kids.Or, as BirdBrain Technologies' chief robot design Tom Lauwers put it, a 'pre-Arduino.' It's never...
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