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Response: The Maker Movement Can Give Students 'A Story To Tell'

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Today, Tanya Baker from The National Writing Project discusses implications The Maker Movement has for different content areas, National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau elaborates further on its connect to STEM, and Leslie Texas and Tammy...
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"Taking apart old television sets." How William E. Moerner came to science - YouTube

Encouragement from his parents and tinkering with televisions and chemistry sets led William E. Moerner, 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, to a life of...
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Student makes 3D printed prosthetic hand for boy

Student makes 3D printed prosthetic hand for boy | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Prosthetic arms or legs normally cost thousands of dollars, but a UNC student has made a functioning hand at a much more affordable price

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DIYBio Comes of Age

DIYBio Comes of Age | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The next generation of amateur science tools are coming, and this time they mean business.
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Girl Scout Blog: Making Her Future: Girls and Women and the “Maker” Movement

Girl Scout Blog: Making Her Future: Girls and Women and the “Maker” Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
RT @girlscouts:@girlscouts care deeply about the potential of girls and young women to make the world a better place! http://t.co/jIWtm50ZOp

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Project Based Learning: Don’t Start with a Question

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End with a Question through Tinkering-Based Learning Do you have to start project-based learning (PBL) with a question? (Oh, wait a second! Am I starting this post with a question?) This is somethi...
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A good read that one also needs to set aside time to consider.

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123D Circuits | Electrify Your Napkin Sketches With Circuit Scribe

123D Circuits | Electrify Your Napkin Sketches With Circuit Scribe | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
For people who want to make things themselves, Autodesk 123D is free 3D modeling software integrated with content and fabrication services.

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LEGO Foundation LEGO Foundation - Research & Learning - Research & Learning

LEGO Foundation LEGO Foundation - Research & Learning - Research & Learning | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it

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GE Launches an Interface Board to Let You Hack Their Appliances

GE Launches an Interface Board to Let You Hack Their Appliances | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
...and they're giving away a batch of ovens and refrigerators to help launch the project. (GE betting on maker movement. http://t.co/gdV6pQIhm3)
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Edible Chocolate LEGOs by Akihiro Mizuuchi

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Illustrator and designer Akihiro Mizuuchi designed a modular system for creating edible chocolate LEGO bricks. Chocolate is first poured into precisely designed moulds that after cooling can be popped out and used as regular LEGOs. It's hard to determine exactly how functional the

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15 Year Old Invents Device That Generates Electricity While You Walk

15 Year Old Invents Device That Generates Electricity While You Walk | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
15-year-old Angelo Casimiro from the Philippines recently made international news with a new invention that generates electricity in a very new…

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What will your students invent this year?

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John Seely Brown: Tinkering as a Mode of Knowledge Production - YouTube

John Seely Brown: Tinkering as a Mode of Knowledge Production - YouTube | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it

"I am what I create" says John Seely Brown addressing the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - Stanford, CA, Oct. 23-25, 2008"

 


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A Back to the Future approach to allowing kids to work with one another- the classroom as tinkering studio

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Maker Education and Experiential Education

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As those who follow me on Twitter and via this blog know, I am an advocate of the Maker Education movement.  The reason, as I've mentioned, is that I come from a background in Experiential Educatio...
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How to use your design skills to tap a lucrative market | Graphic design | Creative Bloq

How to use your design skills to tap a lucrative market | Graphic design | Creative Bloq | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
We live in an age where a job advert for a creative director in a digital agency requests an interest in 'social APIs, circuit boards and Arduino units' in order to 'understand how things talk to each other'.

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One of the best reads I've had in a while.

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3D Printed Digital Camera -

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This is a 3D printed digital camera that you can build yourself. By making your own digital camera, it takes away some of the mystery around how such devices work, and are fabricated. Also, it allows you to fully customize the camera to your liking.
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Gamebuino: an 8-bit 'maker movement' Arduino console for gamers and ... - Deutsche Welle

Gamebuino: an 8-bit 'maker movement' Arduino console for gamers and ... - Deutsche Welle | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
French tech has a new poster boy: Aurélien Rodot, creator of an open source games console. It shows: the economy may be down, but the French are not out of ideas. Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel in Saint-Etienne.
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The 'Maker Movement' Has a Place in All Disciplines - Reading Today Online

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In most people's minds, the “maker movement” in education is associated with STEM-related concepts and technology-based activities.
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Today’s Tinker Toys: Computing Components That Inspire the Maker Movement

Today’s Tinker Toys: Computing Components That Inspire the Maker Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Out of the box electrical components are helping eliminate the complicated, time consuming steps involved in creating interactive products — and teaching us something in the process.
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Edible Growth Puts the Fun in 3D Printed Fungus Food - 3D Printing Industry

Edible Growth Puts the Fun in 3D Printed Fungus Food - 3D Printing Industry | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Founder of the Edible Growth project, Chloé Rutzerveld , uses a modified desktop 3D printer to print healthy bite size morsels of food.

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From tinkering to planning: Building executive functionsKidaptive | Kidaptive

From tinkering to planning: Building executive functionsKidaptive | Kidaptive | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Building sets that encourage free play, like Tinkertoy® pieces, are great tools for helping your child develop planning and sequencing skills, which are (From tinkering to planning: Building executive functions: http://t.co/LBiiXjmZWt)...
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The Common Core Meets the Maker Movement

The Common Core Meets the Maker Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
How do maker projects jibe with the requirements of the new Common Core?
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3ders.org - MIT’s Fab By Example lets you quickly create, 3D print thousands of complicated designs | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - MIT’s Fab By Example lets you quickly create, 3D print thousands of complicated designs | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Now, a team led by researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has developed

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Teach the Whole Family to Code: MIT Media Lab Family Creative Learning Guide

Teach the Whole Family to Code: MIT Media Lab Family Creative Learning Guide | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Ricarose Roque and colleagues at MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten Lab have released lesson plans and materials for a five workshop series introducing kids and parents into computing and maker culture.

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Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement | Edutopia | The Sharing ...

Supporting the Teacher Maker Movement | Edutopia | The Sharing ... | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
We have all heard about The Maker Movement and the innovation and excitement that students generate as a result of participating in a Maker-based unit. But what if teachers could be encouraged to participate in their own ...
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When children let their imaginations run wild, the STEM subjects get a boost

When children let their imaginations run wild, the STEM subjects get a boost | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
When children let their imaginations run wild, building and experimenting and creating, the STEM subjects get a boost.
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