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

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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

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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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sylvia martinez's curator insight, April 8, 2:29 AM
STUDENT PROFILES: Quin Etnyre: What If Every Kid Could Learn through Tinkering?
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Children's Museum 'Makers Festival' Spurs Kids' Creativity - DNAinfo

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Children's Museum 'Makers Festival' Spurs Kids' Creativity
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The new ground-floor lab was inspired by studios used by the Maker Movement, which advocates on behalf of handmade goods in lieu of machine-made ones.
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General Electric on 3D printing: 'We are on the verge of the next industrial ... - ZDNet

General Electric on 3D printing: 'We are on the verge of the next industrial ... - ZDNet | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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Is Making Learning? Considerations as education embraces the Maker Movement

Is Making Learning? Considerations as education embraces the Maker Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Of late, folks in my corner of the educational world have been jazzed about the intersections of maker culture and education. I'm super excited too - and even pleasantly surprised. A couple of year...
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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

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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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That Maker Show #4 - YouTube

Full Transcription and Show Notes: http://thatmakershow.com/4 This week we're talking about a gigantic 3D printer, coffee cups powered by Microsoft, an open ...
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With TechShop, the maker movement begins its rise in Washington

With TechShop, the maker movement begins its rise in Washington | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Newly opened TechShop offers the chance for hobbyists and entrepreneurs to make absolutely whatever they like.
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