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Response: The Maker Movement Believes In 'Kid Power ... - Adafruit

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The Maker Movement. Larry Ferlazzo at edweek compiled responses from award winning educators on how the The Maker Movement can best be integrated into classroom learning. …Tinkering is a powerful form of learning ...
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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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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

integrating empathy into the Maker movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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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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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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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DIYAbility

DIYAbility | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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

Maker Education and Experiential Education | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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

15 Questions to Spark Creative Thought | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
We’re celebrating tinkering today! Tinkerlab has released a fantastic book.
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