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Articles and other resources related to maker-based, invent-to-learn, and STEAM pedagogies.
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Beyond Rigor | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Beyond Rigor | Profession | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of learning, teaching, and technology that combines the strands of critical pedagogy and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity

Why We Need To Value Students’ Spatial Creativity | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Though spatial skills -- the ability to find meaning in the shape, size, orientation, or trajectory, of objects -- are valuable, the tactics we use to measure student outcomes don't always include these important skills.
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ReMaking Education: Designing Classroom Makerspaces for Transformative Learning

ReMaking Education: Designing Classroom Makerspaces for Transformative Learning | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

"An good introductory article on how Maker pedagogy can transform classroom learning."

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Digital Is | NWP Digital Is

Digital Is | NWP Digital Is | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

The National Writing Project's Digital Is website is a forum for exploring the question "If digital is how we write, share, collaborate, publish, and participate today and into the future, what does that mean for the teaching of writing and connected learning? " 

An excellent collection of articles, resources, and projects. 

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Innovation, education and Makers - O'Reilly Radar

Thomas Kalil of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy on the impact of the DIY mindset on education and industry. This talk was given at a National Science Foundation sponored workshop on 29 Septeber 2010.

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Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab? | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

A brief introduction to the differences between Hackerspaces, Makerspaces, TechShops, and Fabrication Labs.

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8 Big Ideas of the Constructionist Learning Lab | Invent To Learn

A short intotroduction to Seymour Papert's principles of constructionist learning.

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Webinar archive: Top Ten Classroom Tools from the Maker Movement | Invent To Learn

Webinar archive: Top Ten Classroom Tools from the Maker Movement | Invent To Learn | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it
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STEM to STEAM

STEM to STEAM | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

The STEM to STEAM initiative, championed by RISD President John Maeda, is supported by teachers, researchers, policy makers, students, and businesspeople from RISD and beyond.

 

At the heart of the activity, a team of student research assistants works in the Office of Government Relations to apply their firsthand knowledge of Art + Design education to exploring new avenues for STEM to STEAM.

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The Maker Movement Finds Its Way Into Urban Classrooms

The Maker Movement Finds Its Way Into Urban Classrooms | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it
As kids head back school this fall, educators and researchers are teaming up to figure out what kids learn from tinkering, and how it may help prepare them for the future.
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The Maker Movement Goes Global

The Maker Movement Goes Global | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

Courtesy: Exploratorium In step with the popularity and growing momentum of Maker Faire, the “maker movement” is going global with the help of the Exploratorium museum’s Global Studios."

 
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Six Lessons on Thinking Like a Maker

Six Lessons on Thinking Like a Maker | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Justin Beckerman's inquisitive mind has led him to explore art and technology. Learn to think like a maker.
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Gever Tulley: Life lessons through tinkering | Video on TED.com

Gever Tulley uses engaging photos and footage to demonstrate the valuable lessons kids learn at his Tinkering School.
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Hacking the Classroom: Embracing the Maker Concept As a Technology Education Pedagogy

Hacking the Classroom: Embracing the Maker Concept As a Technology Education Pedagogy | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

A good introductory article on the potential of Maker Pedagogy.

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Invent To Learn | Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Invent To Learn | Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

The *Invent to Learn* companion website.

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VIDEO: Making the Case for Making in Schools | Invent To Learn

Authors of *Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom" argue for bringing Making into the classroom.

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Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

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What 'Connected Education' Looks Like: 28 Examples From Teachers All Over

What 'Connected Education' Looks Like: 28 Examples From Teachers All Over | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

A New York Times article exploring what connected education looks like in practice.

Connected Education uses digital technologies to build communities and share knowledge, and is closely related to and often works in concert with maker-based pedagogies. 

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Designing a School Makerspace

Designing a School Makerspace | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

An overview, with links to resources, on designing a school Makerspace or STEAM lab.

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Teachers as Makers - O'Reilly Radar

Teachers as Makers - O'Reilly Radar | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

An article on the connection between Maker pedagogy and writing, from the National Writing Project.

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Remake Your Space for Innovation: 8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Remake Your Space for Innovation: 8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

Tips and resources for designing classroom spaces to better support Maker and invent-to-learn pedagogies.

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Jay Silver: Can Anyone Become A Hacker?

Jay Silver: Can Anyone Become A Hacker? | Maker Pedagogy | Scoop.it

Jay Silver, MIT Media Lab graduate and co-inventor of the MaKey MaKey talks about the power and importance of invent-to-learn and Maker pedagogy. Video except from Jay Silver's TED Talk.  (5 min 14 sec.)

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