Many aspects of the best makerspaces already exist in school libraries:
Librarians and LMS's are experts in finding resources and connecting them with kids and teachers who need them.Libraries are community spaces that offer learning outside classroom structures and time limitationsLibraries model cross-grade, cross-curricular experiencesLibraries often incorporate student-led and mentoring experiences
All these are perfect for schools who are looking to incorporate making and tinkering into their curriculum.
An enterprising carpenter and a creative puppeteer teamed up on a do-it-yourself project to build a mechanical hand for a little boy. They created an inexpensive prosthetic and published their designs on the Internet.
Not every coder job involves working in a blue chip tech company or Silicon Valley startup.As British technologist, Conrad Wolfram said in a TED talk on teaching math with computers: “In the real world math isn’t necessarily done by mathematicians.
Stratasys Ltd. , the leader in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and MakerBot, the leader in desktop 3D printing, today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement whereby privately held MakerBot has agreed to merge with a...
Need to pass along an important message on paper without having it accidentally discovered by your archenemy? Using very common household products, you can easily whip up an invisible ink recipe and write out your secret message with the solution.