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K-12 MakerEd | A site for maker-teachers

What do you know about the Maker Movement? http://t.co/7U4FhKAPX4 #ycsd14 #cpchat #edchat
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SXSW blog: The maker movement

SXSW blog: The maker movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Printing entire buildings or airplane wings? How about 3D printing with silkworms? Check out cool tech from the conference. (SXSW: 3D printers & “wearables,” the most talked about technology trend at SXSW.
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Constant hacking is the credo

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Library hosts Makers Day for teens interested in tech - Cecil Whig

Library hosts Makers Day for teens interested in tech - Cecil Whig | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Library hosts Makers Day for teens interested in tech
Cecil Whig
The Maker movement is all about the enthusiasm and curiosity for invention and innovation.
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Marvell to Launch IoT Maker Kit - EE Times

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Marvell to Launch IoT Maker Kit
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In describing Kinoma Create, Hoddie, now Marvell's Kinoma vice president, told us, "It is a developer prototyping device that leverages our software work to open the 'maker' movement to many more people.
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Every high school needs at least one of these. 

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Wearable Technology - Make It Wearable Challenge by Intel

Huge innovations are being made with wearable technology. Do you have an idea to #makeitwearable?
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Need a Hand? Now You Can Print One - Scientific American (blog)

Need a Hand? Now You Can Print One - Scientific American (blog) | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)
Need a Hand? Now You Can Print One
Scientific American (blog)
The “3d Mechanical Hand – Maker Movement” began with a prop designer in Bellingham, WA and a carpenter in South Africa.
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Tinkering for a Cause: 12-Year-Old Builds Affordable Braille Printer from Legos

Tinkering for a Cause: 12-Year-Old Builds Affordable Braille Printer from Legos | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Are you smarter than a 7th grader? In this case of Shubham Banerjee, few of us can say yes.
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The BioPunk Revolution - OZY

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DIYbio has its roots in the Maker Movement, which started with techies building their own computers and other electronics.
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The Do-It-Yourself Movement Goes to School
http://t.co/6ukh6TFCH2
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Cool Infographic to put up for everyone

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Webinar archive – Why Schools Should Know About the Maker ...

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This is the video archive of a webinar hosted by Atomic Learning as part of a series called, “Education Eavesdrop”. Education Eavesdrop Why School Leaders Should Know About the Maker Movement from Atomic Learning ...
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OpenKnit | open source knitting

OpenKnit | open source knitting | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
RT @gl0ria: RT @matt_muir: If you're into the maker movement then you'll like openknit http://t.co/RalMA92w43 @CommonFutrs @MarcDe_ath
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A business movement focused on the little guy - Fortune

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A business movement focused on the little guy Fortune Make Magazine and Maker Faire, Maker Media's two largest endeavors, have spawned Maker Spaces -- places where people gather to tinker and build -- around the globe; Maker Shed, a marketplace for...
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And this is exactly why they need to be located in our schools and neighborhood community centers

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Is This Where 3-D Printing Goes Parabolic? - DailyFinance

Is This Where 3-D Printing Goes Parabolic? - DailyFinance | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Is This Where 3-D Printing Goes Parabolic?
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This is huge.
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Facets of the Maker Movement: repair, fix and hack | Maker Culture

Facets of the Maker Movement: repair, fix and hack | Maker Culture | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
When I tell people I'm researching environmental issues in Fab Labs, there is often a mysterious response: “are you being ironic?” Um, no… why? I'm not sure I understand this reaction. Is it because people see Fab Labs as ...
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To make us think

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Maker movement?

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I thought I'd write a post about the maker movement. We recently had one of our ECMP355 classes focus on this topic. It might not be what you think... I know I certainly thought that the maker move...
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UAT now enrolling students in nation's first BS in Digital Maker and ... - PR Newswire (press release)

UAT now enrolling students in nation's first BS in Digital Maker and ... - PR Newswire (press release) | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
UAT now enrolling students in nation's first BS in Digital Maker and ...
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"The Digital Maker and Fabrication movement is as big for technology innovation as the dawn of the Internet," says Dave Bolman, PhD, UAT Provost.
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Badged: Sneaker Mission Badges - 80s & 90s Wave 1

Badged: Sneaker Mission Badges - 80s & 90s Wave 1 | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
I'm always on the hunt for a fun personal project. My only criteria is that
it be "personal" and that I feel the energy to work on it and explore it.
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Why You Secretly Love to Assemble IKEA Furniture

Why You Secretly Love to Assemble IKEA Furniture | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
You hate assembling furniture from IKEA. Or do you?
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Maker Movement

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Maker’s Law: On a basic level, the movement is about reusing and repairing objects, rather than discarding them to buy more.
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Maker Programming for Kids: No Makerspace Required | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Attend the ALSC webinar, "Maker Programming for Kids: No Makerspace Required" with Cindy Wall and Lynn Pawlowski, Children's Librarians, Southington Library and Museum. (RT @alscblog: Bring #makerspace movement to your #library!
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X–SPACE: A Library Designed and Built By Its Students

108 eighth grade students are designing and building their own library, and you can own a piece of it. (If we raise $75k for our X-Space school library project, the Quest Foundation will contribute another $30k!
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Yes and YES. This idea is the answer to many questions that I've been asked lately. 

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ISTE 2014 Sneak Peek – Top Ten Classroom Tools of the Maker ...

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ISTE 2014 Sneak Peek – Virtual Conference Archive. The conference was held online on Feb. 13, 2014. The archive is here for my session, Top Ten Classroom Tools of the Maker Movement: moderated by Vinnie Vrotny.
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Be a risk-taker, a doer, a maker of things.

Be a risk-taker, a doer, a maker of things. | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
You walk into a place. You have nothing but an idea in your head. You sit
at a computer, launch a programme, and start messing around. You click and
drag a rectangle into place, add a circle, join to a triangle, punch a
hole, and assign material.
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Can Homemade Goods Become The Global Brands Of Tomorrow? - Forbes

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Can Homemade Goods Become The Global Brands Of Tomorrow?
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One of the more significant trends of recent years is the impact of technology on homemade manufacturing.
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Great question for young people to explore?

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

Response: The Maker Movement Believes In 'Kid Power ... - Adafruit | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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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