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6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace (EdSurge News)

6 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Makerspace (EdSurge News) | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Tom Friedman argues in The World is Flat that all we really need to know to be successful in life is how to come up with an idea and execute on it. Children have the first part down--they are hardwired for creativity. The challenge is what comes next. That’s what makerspaces teach kids: the co
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Printeer Is A 3D Printer Designed For Schoolkids | TechCrunch

Printeer Is A 3D Printer Designed For Schoolkids | TechCrunch | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Meet Printeer: a colourful 3D printer that's being designed to appeal to kids. Ergo it looks fun, with brightly coloured parts displayed safely behind clear..
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Problem solving skills: The value added by maker spaces | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

Great problem solvers share a number of characteristics in common.
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Passion-Based Learning, Week 6: Minecraft, Lego & Makerspaces

Passion-Based Learning, Week 6: Minecraft, Lego & Makerspaces | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
When Minecraft fun shifts from collaboration to competition, Matt gets out the Legos and ponders some fresh questions about digital games & learning objectives.
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3D Printing – Coming to a Classroom Near you (Sooner Than you Think)!

3D Printing – Coming to a Classroom Near you (Sooner Than you Think)! | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
3D Printing is less Costly and More Readily Available Then Most People Realize. Did you know that you can buy a 3D printer from Amazon.com for $1200 and start
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Albemarle Schools' Maker Spaces Program Gets National Attention

Albemarle Schools' Maker Spaces Program Gets National Attention | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
An Albemarle County high school is gaining national attention for doing away with a traditional library space and letting students take over.
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3D Printing: How to Jumpstart A Stalled Tech Revolution

3D Printing: How to Jumpstart A Stalled Tech Revolution | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Why desktop manufacturing hasn't yet become the consumer movement it could be—and how all that may be about to change.
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9 ways that 3D printing is going to change business

9 ways that 3D printing is going to change business | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
I think we can all agree that the evolution of 3D printing technology thus far has been stunning. But I wanted to know what specific ways entrepreneurs are actually looking to use the ...
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Education Can Learn From Games

Education Can Learn From Games | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
What can we learn from games to improve our classrooms? Games are carefully and intentionally designed environments that create flow: the balance between challenge and progress. Great games are challenging, but not too difficult, and thus not boring.
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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.
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White House Hangout: The Maker Movement | The White House

White House Hangout: The Maker Movement | The White House | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
On Thursday, March 28th at 3:00 pm ET, White House innovation advisor Tom Kalil will join a Google+ Hangout to discuss the Maker Movement with leading innovators and Makers from around the country.
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Making Games in the Classroom with Scratch - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Making Games in the Classroom with Scratch - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
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The Mindset of the Maker Educator

The Mindset of the Maker Educator | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Here are some graphics, Thinglinks, and the slideshow I created for my Mindset of the Maker Educator Workshop:  
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Discov3ry Extruder Add-on – 3D Print in Sugar, Silicon, Ceramic & More For Under $350

Discov3ry Extruder Add-on – 3D Print in Sugar, Silicon, Ceramic & More For Under $350 | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
There are many materials that FDM 3D printers are able to print with. However, there are many more materials that don't print on the majority of 3D Printers, d
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Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You’ve Never Heard of?

Augmented Reality – The Coolest Instructional Technology You’ve Never Heard of? | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
AR Tools are Being Used Today by Creative Educators in Fun, Innovative Ways, but few Know About it (yet). Educators are always looking for new ways to enhance
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3D printing heads toward mass production

3D printing heads toward mass production | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
3D printer makers are working with technology giants such as Google to speed up the printing process for mass production. NASA is using 3D printing for rapid prototyping of spacecraft parts.
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Maker movement: Bridging the gap between girls and STEM

Maker movement: Bridging the gap between girls and STEM | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Maker education allows girls to experience in a tangible way how they can apply STEM skills to solve real problems.
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The Language Of The Maker Movement: 38 Terms For Teachers

The Language Of The Maker Movement: 38 Terms For Teachers | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
The Language Of The Maker Movement: 38 Terms For Teachers
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An All-in-One Guide to the Maker Culture and 3D Printing - OEDB.org

An All-in-One Guide to the Maker Culture and 3D Printing - OEDB.org | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
The maker culture is a thriving movement amongst all types of people who want to create and design their own objects, crafts, or computer code.  This DIY community is using state-of-the-art technology such as 3D printers …...
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Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.
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Coding and 3D printers on curriculum in schooling shake-up

Coding and 3D printers on curriculum in schooling shake-up | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Children as young as 5 will be learning to create computer programs in the latest UK education changes.
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President Obama helps kick off our new summer campaign

President Obama helps kick off our new summer campaign | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Hacking at the White House: introducing Maker Party 2013 We're extremely excited to be participating in today's White House Science Fair—and even more excited to ...
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