Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom
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At Maker Faire New York, the DIY movement pushes into the ...

At Maker Faire New York, the DIY movement pushes into the ... | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Around 70000 people headed to New York Maker Faire this weekend, up from 50000 last year. They were there to see speeches on seven stages and 650 makers with projects ranging from a robotic arm...
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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 | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A review of 3D printers, including the Cube and Solidoodle, from Tom’s Guide.
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Resourcing the Maker Movement - ResourceLink ventures into the Makerspace!

Resourcing the Maker Movement - ResourceLink ventures into the Makerspace! | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This is the first of two posts on the Maker Movement - inspired by a recent visit to Brisbane Catholic Education by two educational leaders, Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez. Their 'Invent to Learn ...
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Debbie Kovesdy's curator insight, October 23, 2013 11:55 PM

I met with Sylvia in Tucson about this and there is much to share !  I've read this book and its way cool.

deborah schoman's curator insight, January 1, 2014 6:42 PM

A must read! 

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Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects

Structure Sensor uses iPads to scan 3D objects | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Paired with iPads the Structure Sensor creates 3D images of reality. Read this post by Brian Bennett on Smartphones.
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Christy P.Novack's curator insight, September 24, 2013 2:20 AM

Slated to come out in February 2014. For use with a 3D printer.

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Mt. Elliott Makerspace - a space for making the community a better place

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The World's Largest 3D Printed Art Installation

The World's Largest 3D Printed Art Installation | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
(And What It Tells You About The Future Of Architecture) The structure has grown faster than the ancient Redwood trees that surround it in the Mendocino County in California.
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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 | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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The Best Education Ideas in the World: Adventures on the Frontiers of Learning - Whole Child Education

The Best Education Ideas in the World: Adventures on the Frontiers of Learning - Whole Child Education | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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2 AHS teachers build 3D printer - TheAlpenaNews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Michigan, Community Information - The Alpena News

2 AHS teachers build 3D printer - TheAlpenaNews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Michigan, Community Information - The Alpena News | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
ALPENA - Two Alpena High School teachers recently attended a conference at Michigan Technological University in Houghton-Hancock to learn how to...
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3D Scanner for Makers Coming Next Week > ENGINEERING.com

3D Scanner for Makers Coming Next Week > ENGINEERING.com | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Makerbot to launch the Digitizer at-home 3D scanner
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'Terminator' cube robots unveiled

'Terminator' cube robots unveiled | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
As MIT scientists unveil cube-shaped self-assembling robots, does a future of Terminator-style "liquid steel" androids come a step closer?
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John Romanishin, one of the research scientists at CSAIL leading the project, said: "We want hundreds of cubes, scattered randomly across the floor, to be able to identify each other, coalesce, and autonomously transform into a chair, or a ladder, or a desk, on demand."

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World’s First $100 3D Printer & Scanner, Peachy Printer, Gets Kickstarter Funding

World’s First $100 3D Printer & Scanner, Peachy Printer, Gets Kickstarter Funding | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The prices of 3D printers have been slowly coming down, but even then the cheapest so far have been around the $500 mark.
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Milton Glaser on Art, Technology, and the Secret of Life

Milton Glaser on Art, Technology, and the Secret of Life | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"You learn more and more that everything exists at once with its opposite, so the contradictions of life are never-ending and somehow the me
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Disney's Software Could Let You 3-D Print Your Own Mechanical Toys

Disney's Software Could Let You 3-D Print Your Own Mechanical Toys | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Disney's interest in bringing the magic of animation to the masses goes beyond moving images and into the physical world.
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Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Google has joined forces with Raspberry Pi to create an open-source educational programming platform, Coder.
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Why the 'Maker Movement' is Popular in Schools

Why the 'Maker Movement' is Popular in Schools | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A number of forces are driving schools to rethink the way they teach students.
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Aniomagic - tiny & easy e-textiles

Aniomagic - tiny & easy e-textiles | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Aniomagic explores new ways to add computation and
programmability to all kinds of everyday objects and surfaces.
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Seems a little to "automatic" for my taste, but cool nonetheless.

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Eminent educator Ken Bernstein reviews Invent To Learn in Education Review Journal

Eminent educator Ken Bernstein reviews Invent To Learn in Education Review Journal | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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Grow your own body parts breakthrough

Grow your own body parts breakthrough | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: BODY parts custom-made from a patient's own skin cells could be "printed" by Melbourne doctors within three years to save lives and revolutionise surgery.
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3D-printed iPhone gear stirs Game of Thrones copyright clash

3D-printed iPhone gear stirs Game of Thrones copyright clash | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Copyright clashes are increasing as 3D printers become more mainstream and affordable.

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Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs

Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The Maker Movement is a technological and creative revolution underway around the world. Fortunately for educators, the Maker Movement overlaps with the na
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Life with Raspberry Pi: The hot $25 computer may just spark a coding revolution in schools - The Digital Shift

Life with Raspberry Pi: The hot $25 computer may just spark a coding revolution in schools - The Digital Shift | Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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