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Maker Education

The Maker Movement is a technological and creative revolution underway around the world. Fortunately for educators, the Maker Movement overlaps with the natural inclinations of children and th
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Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning

Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
My work with schools across the Nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can create a makerspace, there are distinct differences between makerspaces and GREAT makerspaces.  GREAT makerspaces are unique to your school community, vibrant for now, and sustainable into the future. Recently on Instagram, I had a series …
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What happens when kids make their own makerspace?

What happens when kids make their own makerspace? | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
The ideal makerspace is one designed by kids for kids.
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Making Process

Making Process | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
Please share the process your students use for making in your makerspace.
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Crowdsourced resource for process your students use for making in your makerspace.

 
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Training Wheels: From Replicator to Maker

Training Wheels: From Replicator to Maker | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
      See that bad boy up there? Well that bike up there looks just like the one I learned to ride on. I remember I rode that bike so hard that the wheels started to disintegrate (be…
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Great thoughts here form Heather!

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Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education | Educator Innovator

Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education | Educator Innovator | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
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Study on Maker Educators Outlines How Their Needs Can Be Met

Study on Maker Educators Outlines How Their Needs Can Be Met | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
A new report examines this burgeoning group, their resources, and how they can better attain their goal of connecting with students and the community.
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Making a Platform for Empowerment – Age of Awareness – Medium

Making a Platform for Empowerment – Age of Awareness – Medium | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
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great article for connecting Making with disciplinary learning

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Launching a New Phase of Research for Agency by Design: Exploring Documentation and Assessment Strategies for the Maker-Centered Classroom | Educator Innovator

Launching a New Phase of Research for Agency by Design: Exploring Documentation and Assessment Strategies for the Maker-Centered Classroom | Educator Innovator | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
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Agency by Design beginning study for assessment of Making. How do we measure dispositions?

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Crafting Professional Development for Maker Educators

Crafting Professional Development for Maker Educators | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
Professional development for maker educators should introduce the materials and methods involved so that the teachers understand what students can learn from making.
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Important Article for Maker and Literacy across dosciplines connect

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10 Questions to Plan a Library Makerspace

10 Questions to Plan a Library Makerspace | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
Learn the questions experts ask when assessing the best way to create a library makerspace. Architect Tiffany Nash gets you on your way.
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How to Build a Maker Culture in Your Library | AASL Knowledge Quest

How to Build a Maker Culture in Your Library | AASL Knowledge Quest | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
A positive maker culture is the foundation of a successful maker program. Here are some ways that you can build and grow a maker culture in your library.
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Building Maker Spaces vs. Building a Maker Culture

Building Maker Spaces vs. Building a Maker Culture | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
In 9th grade, I cut my thumb on a saw in wood shop and had to get stitches. It wasn’t too bad… However, that was the last year I took “shop” class in high school. I
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What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
Librarian Chad Lehman shares what to buy to equip an amazing maker space. He also talks about the challenges and opportunities of having a maker space.
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Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning

Making GREAT Makerspaces: The 7 Attributes of a GREAT Makerspace - Worlds of Learning | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
My work with schools across the Nation on planning and creating makerspaces has proven to me that while anyone can create a makerspace, there are distinct differences between makerspaces and GREAT makerspaces.  GREAT makerspaces are unique to your school community, vibrant for now, and sustainable into the future. Recently on Instagram, I had a series …
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The Makings of a Makerspace: Three Examples

The Makings of a Makerspace: Three Examples | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
By Lindsey Own - Tools, organization, student projects of the makerspaces at Marymount in NYC, Ann Richards STARS in Austin, and Edmonds CC in Seattle.
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ILC at UBC Okanagan | Education, Research, Innovation

ILC at UBC Okanagan | Education, Research, Innovation | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
The Innovative Learning Centre at UBCO Okanagan is a space for academics, educators, and industry to come together and design the change they want to see for
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11 Lessons from a Maker Space­­, One Year In

11 Lessons from a Maker Space­­, One Year In | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
A year after Karen Jensen and staff opened a teen maker space at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County (OH), she assesses what worked, what didn't, and how to move forward.
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The Compassionate Maker: #Make a Difference in the World

The Compassionate Maker: #Make a Difference in the World | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
Last year around this time a former student barely 18 years old passed away suddenly. Tragic and senseless, that was the impetus of compassionate making as an outlet for teens in my school. The idea to make for others to alleviate or help in making one feel better whether to heal wounds caused by grief or to assist local…
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The Promises, Practices, and Pedagogies of Maker-Centered Learning: An Updated Preview of the Findings from the Agency by Design Project | Agency by Design

The Promises, Practices, and Pedagogies of Maker-Centered Learning: An Updated Preview of the Findings from the Agency by Design Project | Agency by Design | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
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Making as not only improving dispositions bot also discipline specific knowledge and skills.

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Teacher at Mt. Blue Uses Engineering and Design Principles in English Class

Teacher at Mt. Blue Uses Engineering and Design Principles in English Class | Maker Culture, Education and Spaces | Scoop.it
If you looked inside Dan Ryder’s classroom at Mt. Blue High School in Farmington, you might think that he taught engineering. A 3-D printer sits in the
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Maker Ed Integration in English Class!

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