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How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms

How the Maker Movement Is Moving into Classrooms | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
From the pedagogy of educational theorists and design thinkers to the passion of tinkers and hobbyists, the Maker movement finds its way into mainstream education.
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Explanation and history of the maker space movement.
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What is the Maker Movement? - Definition from Techopedia

What is the Maker Movement? - Definition from Techopedia | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
Maker Movement Definition - The maker movement is a trend in which individuals or groups of individuals create and market products that are recreated...
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Great explanation for those looking into Maker Spaces for their school, home or community.
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What can educators learn from the maker movement?

What can educators learn from the maker movement? | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
Fortunately for educators, the maker movement overlaps with children’s natural inclination to learn by doing.
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New York Hall Of Science Creates Year Round "Maker Space" to Expand on Maker Faire Concepts

New York Hall Of Science Creates Year Round "Maker Space" to Expand on Maker Faire Concepts | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
New York Hall Of Science Creates "Maker Space" to Expand on yearly Maker Faire http://t.co/8l83kGfQ...

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Kickstart a Kids' Makerspace | MAKE

Kickstart a Kids' Makerspace | MAKE | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
Let's take a look at what tools, options, and pricesare a good fit for a kid-focused makerspace, and how schools and other organizations can achieve funding to get more of these kids into the workshop and making things.
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21 Incredible Maker Ed Kits For Learning

21 Incredible Maker Ed Kits For Learning | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
21 Incredible Maker Ed Kits For Learning, from TeachThought.

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MaKey MaKey Music Examples - YouTube

How can you make music with MaKey MaKey? Here are 19 amazing examples by makers from around the world, including musical balloons, gummy worms, paintings and...

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'Makerspace' exposes technology to teens - NBC40

'Makerspace' exposes technology to teens - NBC40 | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
'Makerspace' exposes technology to teens
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The children - and adults - in attendance Monday were all smiles as they saw for the first time the Atlantic City Free Public Library's new Makerspace. But what is a Makerspace?
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3D Printers & Maker Spaces

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3D printers and Maker Spaces are officially “cool” in library circles at the moment. A whole new website, Maker Librarian, was launched just this week.  Senior people are talking about ...

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Libraries and maker space are a natural match.

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Maker Spaces: A New Movement in Grassroots Innovation

Maker Spaces are emerging in communities and schools across the country. Jeff Branson of Sparkfun, will discuss his experience with growing Maker/Hacker Spac...
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Half hour video that shares the Maker Space movement happening across the country.

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08-17-14 Chat Archive | Texas EduChat Blog

Twitter archived #txeduchat on #makered August 17, 2014
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Links, conversations, resources and connections regarding maker spaces in education.
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Education Update:If You Build It: Tinkering with the Maker Mind-Set:If You Build It: Tinkering with the Maker Mind-Set

Education Update:If You Build It: Tinkering with the Maker Mind-Set:If You Build It: Tinkering with the Maker Mind-Set | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Great explanation of what a Maker Space is and the need for this in educational settings.
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STEM Integration in K-12 Education #makereducation « adafruit ...

STEM Integration in K-12 Education #makereducation « adafruit ... | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
What is STEM? It's the acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But while kindergarten through 12th grade education usually focuses on science or mathematics in isolation, all four of these disciplines ...

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A STEM program in Fort Lee would be special!

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The Maker Education Initiative

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"The mission of the Maker Education Initiative is to create more opportunities for young people to make, and, by making, build confidence, foster creativity, and spark interest in science, technology, engineering, math, the arts—and learning as a whole. We want young people to join—and eventually lead—the growing Maker Movement.We are building community networks of families, leaders, educators, mentors, and organizations to nurture young makers."


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k3hamilton's curator insight, January 3, 2013 11:17 PM

making more makers!

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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 | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about  The Maker Movement.
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█▬█ █ ▀█▀ Makey Makey Playing Piano using Strawberries

To Buy one go to http://www.makeymakey.com/ What's MaKey MaKey? MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads an...
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Shareable: Are Maker Spaces the Future of Public Libraries?

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Shareable: Are Maker Spaces the Future of Public Libraries?

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Teen Tech Week DIY 2014: Duct Tape, Squishy Circuits, and Makey ...

Teen Tech Week DIY 2014: Duct Tape, Squishy Circuits, and Makey ... | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
On Thursday, we debuted our new purchases of Makey Makey kits and basic Squishy Circuit kits. Jennifer and Victoria Dodd (our instructional technology specialist and coach) whipped up our very own conductive and ...
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Libraries hope 'maker spaces' could make a difference - CapitalGazette.com

Libraries hope 'maker spaces' could make a difference - CapitalGazette.com | Makey Makey in Education | Scoop.it
Libraries hope 'maker spaces' could make a differenceCapitalGazette.comSkip Auld, executive director of Anne Arundel County Library System, said creating “maker spaces” for do-it-yourself enthusiasts, tech geeks and other tinkerers could be good...

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