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RG @fetosoap: Sneak peek at one of Austin Tinkering School's new class offerings... Learn to make your own #bathbombs!
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The maker revolution hits Houston: A warehouse is set to be turned into a hub ... - CultureMap Houston

The maker revolution hits Houston: A warehouse is set to be turned into a hub ... - CultureMap Houston | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
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British inventor: Trevor Baylis calls for schools to teach importance of invention - Telegraph.co.uk

British inventor: Trevor Baylis calls for schools to teach importance of invention - Telegraph.co.uk | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
British inventor: Trevor Baylis calls for schools to teach importance of invention
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“Kids today need to put down their mobile phones and start tinkering,” he says.
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5 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Children Do: Gever Tulley at TEDxMidwest

In his humorous and uplifting style, Gever Tulley debunks classic myths of childhood safety. With rampant fear mongering, is it any wonder that children are ...
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West Philly Arts Studio: Soapbox Holistics comes to West Philly Arts

RT @SoapboxHolistic: Teaching the next generation how to make natural lip balm! http://t.co/LT1GNuHDYf #education #DIY #kidsactivities #nat…
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DIY fine art degrees for cash-strapped artists

DIY fine art degrees for cash-strapped artists | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Lecturers aid students in ‘School of the Damned’ (RT @irini_mirena: DIY fine art degrees for cash-strapped artists | News | Times Higher Education http://t.co/2Ovg4VYK64)...
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Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs

Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
The Maker Movement is a technological and creative revolution underway around the world.
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Summer of Make: Maker Corps @ Chicago Children’s Museum

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Tinkering Lab at Chicago Children’s Museum is a workshop of freedom and flexibility.
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Linda Kekelis: Winnovating Opportunities for Girls in STEM ...

Linda Kekelis: Winnovating Opportunities for Girls in STEM ... | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Even though I've spent my life encouraging girls in STEM, I've done it in a way for a personal reason because I wanted my son to be around girls who are interested in things like building with Legos and tinkering and going to study ...
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Taking Things Apart | The Tinkering Studio Blog | Exploratorium

Taking Things Apart | The Tinkering Studio Blog | Exploratorium | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
We had a really exciting and fun week at the Tinkering Studio taking appliances apart and using the pieces to make accessories. I was amazed at the commitment visitors displayed- with some folks spending hours at a time ...
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How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't - Huffington Post

How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't - Huffington Post | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't
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Recent neuroscience research has also found that daydreaming involves the same brain processes involved in imagination and creativity.
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Coding as Graduation Requirement: One School is Making it Happen - Geekosystem

Coding as Graduation Requirement: One School is Making it Happen - Geekosystem | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Coding as Graduation Requirement: One School is Making it Happen
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Schools need to stop ignoring coding. We use computers every day.
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Hands-on Technology Learning for Girls in Reston-Herndon - Patch.com

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Hands-on Technology Learning for Girls in Reston-Herndon
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The goal, he says, is to inspire tinkering and to feed girls' natural curiosity, encouraging them to touch, try and explore.
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Overview

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Tinkering School After School for Fall: Dangerous Done Right, Deconstruction, and Hands on Physics - Yowza! http://t.co/CMywNMdo1q
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Very Young Programmers - New York Times

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Very Young Programmers New York Times Her team at Tufts has also been testing a robotic prototype called KIWI (Kids Invent With Imagination) and a programming language called Cherp (Creative Hybrid Environment for Robotic Programming) in the Boston...
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NASA is 3D printing rockets

NASA is 3D printing rockets | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
NASA is jumping on the 3D printing trend with a vengeance. It 3D printed rocket parts and fired them. Apparently it’s a much cheaper way of producing certain materials. [Source: Ars Technica] 
 
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The Maker Movement Finds its Way into Pittsburgh Classrooms | Remake Learning

The Maker Movement Finds its Way into Pittsburgh Classrooms | Remake Learning | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
As kids head back school, educators and researchers are teaming up to figure out what kids learn from tinkering: http://t.co/DFkJ4oC8rt
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What the Educational System Is Lacking | Making...

What the Educational System Is Lacking | Making... | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
I saw my business partner Mike Hobbs created a video about what the educational system is lacking right now, and how parents can fix it! It’s a pretty easy solution actually. Listen in now!
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Innovation Excellence | 10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

Innovation Excellence | 10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale.
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Weekend Challenge: Favorite Tinkering TV Show

Weekend Challenge: Favorite Tinkering TV Show | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Thanks to the popularity of reality shows, there is no shortage of tantalizing tinkering… (Lane likes Horsepower TV. What's your favorite tinkering TV show, and why? #WeekendChallenge winner gets swagged!
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Wadjda: A Girl Who Changes the World on Her Bicycle - Huffington Post

Wadjda: A Girl Who Changes the World on Her Bicycle - Huffington Post | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Wadjda: A Girl Who Changes the World on Her Bicycle
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Wadjda, living within this limited and conservative space, is a witty, clever and, at the same time, powerful character whose imagination and ideas are limitless.
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Tinker, Android, Why: Switching from iOS to Android, Part 2 ...

Tinker, Android, Why: Switching from iOS to Android, Part 2 ... | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
I'm a geek and was lured by the customizability of Android. The great benefit of iOS is that it just works, and works pretty well. But Android has become a very attractive and stable platform in its own right, but adds to that the ...
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The Art of Tinkering | The Tinkering Studio Blog | Exploratorium

The Art of Tinkering | The Tinkering Studio Blog | Exploratorium | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
For the past year, we've been hard at work on The Art of Tinkering—a beautiful and downright fascinating book that showcases makers working at the intersection of art, science, and technology. You can preorder it on ...
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A 12-Year-Old Tech Prodigy's Mission - The Takeaway

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A 12-Year-Old Tech Prodigy's Mission
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Quin Etnyre wanted to make tech education more fun. So he became a teacher and he started his own company called Qtechknow, which sells DIY electronic starter kits.
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'Why digitised DIY' has the makings of a revolution - Belfast Telegraph

'Why digitised DIY' has the makings of a revolution - Belfast Telegraph | Tinkering and Innovating in Education | Scoop.it
Belfast Telegraph 'Why digitised DIY' has the makings of a revolution Belfast Telegraph Digitised DIY, where the need for economy of scale no longer applies, will provide bottom-up, highly networked, open source, with access to all the production...
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