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SWOT Analysis for Institutions Who Follow the Maker/Tinkering Experience Trend

SWOT Analysis for Institutions Who Follow the Maker/Tinkering Experience Trend | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
"swot analysis for institutions who follow the maker/tinkering experience trend" http://t.co/DeXqX5gfm5 #experience #userresearch
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Check the list at the end of the entry.. What does yours look like?

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Intel, Oracle, Autodesk, Kickstarter, and Arduino Executives to Keynote at ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Intel, Oracle, Autodesk, Kickstarter, and Arduino Executives to Keynote at ... - SYS-CON Media (press release) | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Intel, Oracle, Autodesk, Kickstarter, and Arduino Executives to Keynote at ...
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Chicago: City of makers

Chicago: City of makers | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The same tech fuel that’s powering the startup boom of digital apps, platforms and commerce is also feeding the fire of “old-fashioned” manufacturing.
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Great profiles and inspiring stories for a restless generation in our schools.

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Maker Movement: Let Them Build it & They'll Learn!

Maker Movement: Let Them Build it & They'll Learn! | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The Maker Movement happening in education right now is exciting.
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Library's Maker Movement aims to inspire writers - The Tennessean

Library's Maker Movement aims to inspire writers - The Tennessean | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Library's Maker Movement aims to inspire writers The Tennessean The Maker Movement — which celebrates creativity through use of gadgets, computer programs, 3-D printers, robots and more — has moved into Nashville-area libraries along with writers'...
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Podcast – What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement? | Table Top Inventing

Podcast – What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement? | Table Top Inventing | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
RT @mrg_3: What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement? | Table Top Inventing http://t.co/SLfnHSU0i1 #makered #I…
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Listen to the podacst or see these guys at ISTE. Or both!

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LCL - 2014 04 15 - (3) Tinkering with MaKey MaKey & Music

Eric Rosenbaum introduces MaKey MaKey and shares how he inspires others to tinker.
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The transformation of our public libraries begins with makers | opensource.com

The transformation of our public libraries begins with makers | opensource.com | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Public libraries are reinventing themselves.
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Blueprint » 3D Robotics

Blueprint » 3D Robotics | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The CEO of @3DRobotics (@chr1sa) talks about the influence of punk rock on the maker movement. http://t.co/RsQPW0ikOW
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Beyond the Maker Movement: How the ChangeMakers Are the Future of Education

Beyond the Maker Movement: How the ChangeMakers Are the Future of Education | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about  The Maker Movement.
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Another "must read" article for educators 

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Get family gears spinning at a Maker Faire - GoErie.com

Get family gears spinning at a Maker Faire - GoErie.com | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Get family gears spinning at a Maker Faire
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You could say the maker movement is brilliant branding of an old, do-it-yourself tradition, and you'd be right. But it's more.
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Building an Arduino out of Paper

Building an Arduino out of Paper | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of the original Paperduino—and the Paperduino Leonardo—comes the Paperduino Tiny.
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The Man Behind pcDuino - EE Times

The Man Behind pcDuino - EE Times | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
The Man Behind pcDuino EE Times We've already seen how the Arduino microcontroller board, based on 8-bit Atmel AVR, became a runaway success behind the "maker movement." Meanwhile, the Raspberry Pi -- originally developed for the education market...
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School Library Makerspaces – Communauté – Google+

School Library Makerspaces – Communauté – Google+ | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Join the School Library Makerspaces Group! http://t.co/EnZXFXditW Share your ideas, photos and links! #edcampbos
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24 resources and tools to inspire digital marketing beginners

24 resources and tools to inspire digital marketing beginners | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
There are lots of posts on the internet detailing free tools for marketers.
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Good one for librarians and schools!

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School Library Journal Think Tank: Makerspaces and Makerculture ...

School Library Journal Think Tank: Makerspaces and Makerculture ... | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
I'm leading a group chat about Makerspaces and Makerculture for the School Library Journal Think Tank that is happening today in Nashville, TN. I've collected all of the notes from our discussion and I'm sharing them here.
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GE launches 'microfactory' to co-create the future of manufacturing

GE launches 'microfactory' to co-create the future of manufacturing | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
GE has launched FirstBuild, a microfactory and open community space in Louisville, Kentucky for students, makers, and engineers to co-create the smart appliances of the future.
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Making and Innovation: Balancing Skills-Development, Scaffolding ...

Making and Innovation: Balancing Skills-Development, Scaffolding ... | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Several trends drive this post: The Play Deficit - diminishing amount of free play in which kids engage Lack of creativity and innovation in children's lives and toys The Maker Movement -Maker Education The Play Deficit…...
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Wisdom and play: two things sorely lacking, but interrelated. This resonates.

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The 'Maker Movement' Inspires Shift in STEM Curriculum

The 'Maker Movement' Inspires Shift in STEM Curriculum | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering and math curriculum is starting to emphasize projects including app development.
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Create a Maker Club, Start a Movement - The Power of Starting Small

Create a Maker Club, Start a Movement - The Power of Starting Small | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
My goals in creating the Maker Club were to “empower students to become confident creators and tinkerers who can design and collaborate on projects”.
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Here's a solution of WHEN to do a Maker's Club or activity in the library after school.

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Hacking the Art of Tinkering (with a 3 year old and a 5 year old) - AnnMarie Thomas- Making Makers

Hacking the Art of Tinkering (with a 3 year old and a 5 year old) - AnnMarie Thomas- Making Makers | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich of the Exploratorium's Tinkering Studio have produced the most beautiful book on Makers and their work that I have ever seen.
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A Handy Guide To Maker Culture, For Kids Ages 1 To 100 - Co.Design

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A Handy Guide To Maker Culture, For Kids Ages 1 To 100
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A Handy Guide To Maker Culture, For Kids Ages 1 To 100. Fusing 3-D printing and DIY robotics with traditional crafts like woodworking and metalworking, the maker movement is booming.
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'Artists And Makers, It's Time To Be Leaders' - WIRED

'Artists And Makers, It's Time To Be Leaders' - WIRED | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
This post by John Maeda first appeared in Wired, 3/6/14 (Found on Kleiner Perkins' website: The Maker Movement http://t.co/dkoJqdZWH5)
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This is one not to be overlooked-. The act of making feels good, with physical products or code.

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Making the 'Greatest Show (and Tell) Event on Earth' - EdSurge

Making the 'Greatest Show (and Tell) Event on Earth' - EdSurge | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Making the 'Greatest Show (and Tell) Event on Earth'
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Because Maker Faire has announced that this year's soirée will celebrate the "Year of the Maker"--a culmination of the "new heights" that the maker movement has reached across the globe.
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STUDENT PROFILES: Quin Etnyre: What If Every Kid Could Learn through Tinkering?

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STUDENT PROFILES: Quin Etnyre: What If Every Kid Could Learn through Tinkering?


Via sylvia martinez, Brian C. Smith
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STUDENT PROFILES: Quin Etnyre: What If Every Kid Could Learn through Tinkering?