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Sylvia Todd emerges as tween face of the Maker Movement ...

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Sylvia Todd is a scientist, inventor, maker and host of her own online show, “Sylvia's Super-Awesome Maker Show.” She's also a tween face of the Maker Movement. Also, she makes me feel like a slacker.
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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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DIYAbility

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Empowering people with & without disabilities to make their world.
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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

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"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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My journey With Maker Faire -Does the maker movement matter ...

My journey With Maker Faire -Does the maker movement matter ... | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
When I first heard the phrase “Maker Movement” I rolled my eyes. I appreciated Make Magazine and Maker Faire personally, but I thought it was a far cry from a movement. I have a degree in mechanical engineering from the ...
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15 Questions to Spark Creative Thought

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We’re celebrating tinkering today! Tinkerlab has released a fantastic book.
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How educators are impacting the maker movement

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The Maker Faire in San Mateo has revealed some exciting trends in the way this movement is addressing its role in education.
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Educator as a Maker Educator | User Generated Education

Educator as a Maker Educator | User Generated Education | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The following materials are being used to present to educators the idea that implementing maker education requires a different mindset, and often different roles and skills of the educator. To access this via ...
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Welcoming All Girls in the Maker Movement: Let's Make it Happen - Huffington Post

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Welcoming All Girls in the Maker Movement: Let's Make it Happen
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I experienced two events this week that got me thinking about how we can support girls to reimagine their futures. I heard Dr.
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What’s in a Makerspace? - Corwin Connect

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In this post, Eric Sheninger describes the secrets to New Milford High School's Makerspace, and how every school can build a Makerspace. (RT “@NMHS_Principal: What’s in a #Makerspace?
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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

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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

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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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Why Dewey would applaud the maker movement in s...

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Why Dewey would applaud the maker movement in schools: | Confessions from the chair on Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom curated by sylvia martinez (RT @smartinez: Why Dewey would applaud the maker movement in schools:...
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integrating empathy into the Maker movement

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At the 2014 DC Mini Maker Faire. (Cross-posted from H+M.) I think I've finally figured out my problem with the mantra "Fail fast, fail often." This week/end, I had the opportunity to attend two "Maker" related-events - the DC Mini Maker Faire...
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Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education? | PBS NewsHour

Can DIY Movement Fix a Crisis in U.S. Science Education? | PBS NewsHour | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Miles O'Brien reports from a gathering in California on a growing movement that embraces the art of making cool things and a quirky do-it-yourself spirit. Supporters see "making" as one way to overcome a crisis in American science and math education.
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Intel CEO on Why He Is Betting Big on the Maker Movement

Intel CEO on Why He Is Betting Big on the Maker Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
It could land Intel's chips inside the next big thing. (Welcome back to 1976.
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Make It Wearable | The Concepts: 16-Year-Old Inventor Joey Hudy And The Maker Movement | The Creators Project

Make It Wearable | The Concepts: 16-Year-Old Inventor Joey Hudy And The Maker Movement | The Creators Project | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Meet Joey Hudy, a 16-year-old DIY inventor who's made LED Arduino Shields, conceptualized new smart glasses, and used a marshmallow cannon in the White House. (RT @juliehudy: Thanks @VICE for Making such a great video.
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The Maker Movement and Your Child's 'Cognitive Surplus'

The Maker Movement and Your Child's 'Cognitive Surplus' | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
What are your kids doing with all of their 'cognitive surplus'? Not sure? OK, let's take a step back. What is 'cognitive surplus'?
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