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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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Maker method of teaching considered in metro schools - SaportaReport (blog)

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Maker method of teaching considered in metro schools SaportaReport (blog) While slow to arrive, the maker movement is spreading across metro through organizations such as Decatur Maker and through Maker-faires – public mini or large-scale...
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Why LEGO is the most innovative toy company in the world - Washington Post (blog)

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Why LEGO is the most innovative toy company in the world
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Whether planned or not, LEGO is now part of the DIY Maker movement, which encourages people to “tinker” and “hack” and find better ways of creating things.
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Makers,Designers,Tinkerers and Thinkers: Realising the potential ...

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As the Design element of the curriculum has developed I've been inquiring more into the Maker Movement and Design Thinking and recently came across an amazing book Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering ...
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Useful insights and fears that everyone needs to addrss

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A 'maker' charter school? More study is needed - Crain's Detroit Business

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A 'maker' charter school? More study is needed Crain's Detroit Business Could West Michigan be the site of the nation's first elementary or high school based on the "maker movement" — the trend that encourages people to marry the latest technology...
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How 3-D Printing Can Save Radio Shack - DailyFinance

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How 3-D Printing Can Save Radio Shack DailyFinance Although diodes, capacitors, and electronic esoterica may seem quaint and part of a dying art, that same entrepreneurial spirit is still very much alive in the maker movement that's springing up...
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Yep, he summed up my visit to the Shack last week. Kid running the store was doing cell phones, but he new parts and people, too. Spot-on article. Please don't die. Go back to your core- we're still here.

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Computer coding, design and entrepreneurship - ...

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Computer coding, design and entrepreneurship - three subjects that are sorely lacking from most schools at present - were among the main “classes” during the day-long event, called Skills 2014, at the Royal Society of Arts in London.
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WHOAMI, the design game » overview

WHOAMI, the design game » overview | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
A role playing game in the design universe. Get to know what type of designer you are. Making things. With others.
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Mia Ridge on the Maker Movement

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VALA Presentation Maker movement, maker culture, and maker spaces are buzz words for people in libraries creating stuff. This is an equally important service for a library to provide as knowledge a...
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White House to announce its first-ever Maker Faire - CNET (blog)

White House to announce its first-ever Maker Faire - CNET (blog) | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
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White House to announce its first-ever Maker Faire
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The maker movement is officially coming to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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The Maker Movement and Me: 4 years and still failing awesome! | Sylvia's Super-Awesome Maker Show!

The Maker Movement and Me: 4 years and still failing awesome! | Sylvia's Super-Awesome Maker Show! | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
RT @MakerSylvia: The Maker Movement and Me: 4 years and still failing awesome! http://t.co/6fPrx2sYI6
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Afterschool the Movement: The Maker Movement

Afterschool the Movement: The Maker Movement | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Do you know about the Maker Movement? It is a movement to put creativity and innovation back into the lives of children. It covers a wide range of activities that involve STEM and the arts. The Maker Education Initiative's ...
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7 inventions made by kids

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Kids have a way of problem-solving adult-issues in simple ways. Maybe it's their optimism, or their limited exposure to a cut-throat world. Maybe it's the fact that most aren't driven by money, but by actual ideas.
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The DIY 'Maker Movement' Meets the VCs

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An open-source ethos may spell a culture clash with investors ([Good or bad news?
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Why Makers Fail At Retail | TechCrunch

Why Makers Fail At Retail | TechCrunch | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
2014 is starting off with a bang for hardware. The $3.2B acquisition of Nest, a four year old company, is great news for makers. The question is, then, should..
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What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com

What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
We're glad you asked. The coauthor of Invent to Learn explains how to start one in your schools and why making is the most powerful way for kids to learn. ("What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care?
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Response: The Maker Movement Can Give Students 'A Story To Tell'

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Today, Tanya Baker from The National Writing Project discusses implications The Maker Movement has for different content areas, National Teacher of the Year Jeff Charbonneau elaborates further on its connect to STEM, and Leslie Texas and Tammy...
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The Maker Movement Believes In 'Kid Power' | Invent To Learn

The Maker Movement Believes In 'Kid Power' | Invent To Learn | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Larry Ferlazzo, who writes the incredibly popular Classroom Q&A Blog for Teacher Magazine online asked us to respond this this question from one of his readers, Phil Shapiro: How can schools best embrace the Maker ...
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The Maker Movement Meets Big Business

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Reena Jana Above, scenes from Genspace, a community biology lab in Brooklyn, NY: TED Fellow Oliver Medvedik, co-founder of Genspace; Medvedik and Genspace President and co-founder Ellen Jorgensen; experiments.
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Maker Empowerment Revisited | Making Thinking Happen

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In this post, Agency by Design Principal Investigator Shari Tishman takes a dispositional approach to redefining "maker empowerment." ...
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Anthem 16-year-old Joey Hudy a champion of the 'maker' movement (Video) - Phoenix Business Journal

Anthem 16-year-old Joey Hudy a champion of the 'maker' movement (Video) - Phoenix Business Journal | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
Joey Hudy is a whiz kid from Anthem who is inspiring everyone from President Obama to classmates at Arizona State University West to embrace the maker ...
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15-year-old inventor of braille e-reader to launch India's cheapest 3D printer - Daily News & Analysis

15-year-old inventor of braille e-reader to launch India's cheapest 3D printer - Daily News & Analysis | MakerSpace in the School Library Media Center | Scoop.it
15-year-old inventor of braille e-reader to launch India's cheapest 3D printer
Daily News & Analysis
Having always wanted to encourage the maker movement in India, Angad formed a kit company.
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Cool stuff! There are more of these guys and girls in our schools. Feed the fire!

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Inside NYC Resistor: a close-knit hackerspace where crazy projects come to life - GigaOM

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Inside NYC Resistor: a close-knit hackerspace where crazy projects come to life
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The maker movement, after all, is about empowering anyone to develop skills.
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The Commons as a Growing Global Movement - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

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The Commons as a Growing Global Movement
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There is a happening remix music subculture, a boisterous video mashup world, and a proliferation of hackerspaces and FabLabs for the Maker movement.
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"Make It Days" Offered At Creative Discovery Museum - The Chattanoogan

"Make It Days" Offered At Creative Discovery Museum The Chattanoogan Make It Days includes local mentors involved in engineering and the Maker Movement called "Make It Mentors." Make It Mentors will be stationed at each activity to provide guidance...
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