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After Kickstarter, High-Res Form 1 3D Printer Maker Formlabs Bags $19M Series A To Keep Building

After Kickstarter, High-Res Form 1 3D Printer Maker Formlabs Bags $19M Series A To Keep Building | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Formlabs, an MIT Media Labs spin-out and maker of the high resolution Form 1 3D printer – which came up on Kickstarter (where it pulled in nearly $3 million in crowdfunding) - has closed a $19 million Series A, led by DFJ Growth.
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Tinker Kits aim to teach big lessons with comics and DIY toys that arrive ... - Wired.co.uk

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Calling all scientists: Seattle's first biotech hackerspace opens Friday - GeekWire

Calling all scientists: Seattle's first biotech hackerspace opens Friday - GeekWire | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Calling all scientists: Seattle's first biotech hackerspace opens Friday
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Thanks to the efforts of a 17-year-old whizkid and a Zulily photo editor with a neurology degree, Seattle now has its first-ever DIY biology lab.
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5 Lessons About Learning From Thomas Edison's Inventions Factory

5 Lessons About Learning From Thomas Edison's Inventions Factory | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
a) Create A Democratic Learning Commons – Looking at photographs taken inside the machine shop at Menlo Park, it's virtually impossible to tell which one is Edison. 'Lead experimenters' held no particular authority over ...
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The Global Search For Education: Where is the next Kathryn Bigelow? - Huffington Post

The Global Search For Education: Where is the next Kathryn Bigelow? - Huffington Post | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
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In Mobile Gaming, the 'Eyes' Have It - Entrepreneur

In Mobile Gaming, the 'Eyes' Have It - Entrepreneur | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
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Over the past two years, Pavsic and his colleagues have set about tinkering with mobile gaming apps. And earlier this year, ...
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School of Visual Arts Students Hack Wanted Design Show

School of Visual Arts Students Hack Wanted Design Show | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Students present an exhibit that allows visitors to experience the event in new ways.
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This is a great article about how the visual arts students used varied methods to present visitors different ways to experience  a DESIGN exhibition/show. Great ideas along with brief videos to better explain concepts. Good read!

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Edutopia - Designing a School Makerspace

Edutopia - Designing a School Makerspace | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it

"Makerspaces, STEAM labs and fab labs are popping up in schools across the country. Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering."


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The simple questions posed in this post will help guide you to work out if developing a makespace is for your community.

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Maker's mark: Why so many young techies are turning to tinkering

Why so many young techies are turning to tinkering. via our good friend @chocomutize! http://t.co/2oKAq0ksvm
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Yahoo Japan develops 3D search engine-printer - Hindustan Times

Yahoo Japan develops 3D search engine-printer - Hindustan Times | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Yahoo Japan Corp. has developed a voice-activated Internet search that links to a 3D printer, letting users look online for blueprints to deliver solid objects in a few minutes, the company said.
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Maker culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maker culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
The rise of the maker culture is closely associated with the rise of hackerspaces, of which there are now over 100 in the United States, and many around the world. Hackerspaces allow like-minded individuals to share ideas, tools, and skillsets.
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The Importance of Whimsy in Learning to Program -

The Importance of Whimsy in Learning to Program - | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Nice reflection on what technical education is too often missing, whether online or in the classroom. #BOCSM13
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Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in ten days

Gamers solve decade old HIV puzzle in ten days | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Scientists from University of Washington have been struggling for the past decade to decipher the complex structure of an enzyme that exhibits behavior si

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Checking in on North America's first video game college, 25 years later - Ars Technica

Checking in on North America's first video game college, 25 years later - Ars Technica | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Ars Technica Checking in on North America's first video game college, 25 years later Ars Technica Most other Digipen students I speak to have similar stories—not just Nintendo Power-styled dreams, they have specific attempts at tinkering with games...
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Making It in Memphis - Memphis Flyer

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While the maker movement attracts many members from the tech sector, its attraction is rooted in more old-fashioned impulses, analogous to the DIY urban homesteading culture.
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Last Fling Pumpkin Sling attracts thousands to Harmony Township - The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Last Fling Pumpkin Sling attracts thousands to Harmony Township - The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Last Fling Pumpkin Sling attracts thousands to Harmony Township The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com David Drummer, a retired Kutztown High School physics teacher and one of the team's advisers, said students initially constructed their F2K...
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The Model Man - ABC Local

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The Model Man
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For the last 50 years, Greg has been tinkering about in his "man cave" in Bucasia in North Queensland making futuristic aircraft and vehicle models and then making them come alive on camera with the help of wires.
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Adventures on the Intellectual Playground - MIT Technology Review

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MIT Technology Review Adventures on the Intellectual Playground MIT Technology Review She visits schools and museums to host talks with students ranging from kindergarten to high school, leading them in experiments such as isolating DNA from their...
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Max Ale 1

This video was uploaded from an Android phone. (RT @RobertoCatanuto: A first robot for learning #robotics #edtech http://t.co/vJRBo20yJU)
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Tom’s Guide to Best 3D Printers of 2013 - 3D Printing Industry

Tom’s Guide to Best 3D Printers of 2013 - 3D Printing Industry | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
A review of 3D printers, including the Cube and Solidoodle, from Tom’s Guide.

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Tom’s Guide to Best 3D Printers of 2013 - 3D Printing Industry

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A review of 3D printers, including the Cube and Solidoodle, from Tom’s Guide.

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Intel’s futurist introduces open source, 3D pri...

Intel’s futurist introduces open source, 3D pri... | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Intel's Futurist and Director of Future Casting, Brian David Johnson, was at this week's Maker Faire in New York City to introduce an open source, 3D printed companion robot called Jimmie. ..
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Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs

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YOUmedia Earlier this month, we covered the Fayetteville Free Library's new Fab Lab, the public library's plans to build a "makerspace" where library pat (Libraries and Museums Become Hands-On Learning Labs http://t.co/EKYdodBEeD)...
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Twitter / edutopia: "Play is serious learning. ...

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RT @edutopia: "Play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood." #GBL #earlyed http://t.co/u2K95Ugv8F
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