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Teaching kids to make things as producers not just consumers. Maker movement in education and design thinking changes revives shop class with technology and design and innovation.
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The Maker Movement

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Note: I’ve been so busy making making things, making a hackerspace at FamiLAB, making a Maker Faire, talking about Making our Community better,   that I don’t update this page often enough… I […]

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Limor Fried the founder of Adafruit is more than a modern day Rosie the riveter she's engineer and CEO and founder extradornaire

 

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Jeff Swanson's curator insight, December 19, 2013 12:28 PM

Make stuff! Yes!

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A treasure trove of great links on the Maker Movement and slingo. Thanks Ian Cole for writing and Anna Hu for curating!

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MAKE’ing More Diverse Makers (EdSurge News)

MAKE’ing More Diverse Makers (EdSurge News) | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
The Maker movement may just have discovered that it’s easier to make a robot than to make everyone happy.At the third annual FabLearn conference at Stanford University, plenty of people talked about the Maker movement’s place in schools and communities...
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Want To Improve Science Education? Let Kids Build Rockets and Robots Instead of Taking Standardized Tests.

Want To Improve Science Education? Let Kids Build Rockets and Robots Instead of Taking Standardized Tests. | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
Read more from Slate's special issue on science education and give us your best ideas for raising the next generation of scientists and engineers. On a morning visit to a Northern California middle school, I saw not a single student.
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Kids Learn more by making than standardized tests by founder of Makerfaire and Maker Movement.

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Join the Maker Movement at World MakerFaire

Join the Maker Movement at World MakerFaire | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
Wouldn’t it be fun to learn to build a robot or motorize your Legos? Join the Maker Movement! World Makerfaire, Sat 9/21 & Sun 9/22 @ NY Hall of Science
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Founder of Maker Movement Dale Dougherty also created Makerfaire

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Engineering Building a Foundation in K-12 Curricula

Engineering Building a Foundation in K-12 Curricula | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
Often the neglected part of STEM education, engineering is making inroads into the precollegiate sphere.
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NAEP the Nation's Report card will administer a new nationwide standardized test in 8th grade of technology, science and engineering that should spark more school to teach robotics.

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Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students

Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
Some of the most important subject areas and activities we want students to learn are the very ones that are left out of many schools: the arts, computer progra
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Maker movement combines DIY skills, coding, design and technology to make STEAM science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. 

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Chris Carter's curator insight, October 27, 2013 8:32 PM

The 1st 3-minute video alone is worth it.

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encouraging creativity helps inspire learning

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Keyword: "ESSENTIAL"!

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What Is the Maker Movement and Why Should You Care?

What Is the Maker Movement and Why Should You Care? | Maker Movement DIY for kids | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Maker Movement, an evolution of millions of people who are taking big risks to start their own small businesses dedicated to creating and selling self-made products.
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What Is the Maker Movement and Why Should You Care? | Empowering kids to make, create and innovate things with DIY and Technology skills

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