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What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com

What's the Maker Movement and Why Should I Care? | Scholastic.com | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
We're glad you asked. The coauthor of Invent to Learn explains how to start one in your schools and why making is the most powerful way for kids to learn.
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Community is Key to Successful Library Maker Spaces | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift

Community is Key to Successful Library Maker Spaces | The Digital Shift 2013 - The Digital Shift | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
The most important resource for creating a successful library maker space—whether in a school or public library—is one’s own community, according to librarians Justin Hoenke, Amy Koester, and Michelle Cooper.
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Maker Makesplosion! - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

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Maker Makesplosion!
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“Maker spaces support creativity and learning with technology, and keep libraries up to speed with the technology that will support creativity and learning in the future,” says Roberts.
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Hackers and Makers: What are They and Why Should You Care - Jim St. Leger - Ignite Intel

Check out this enlightening five minute talk from the inaugural Ignite Intel event, held at the Intel Be Social Conference on July 12, 2011 in Portland Orego...
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What is the difference between "hacking" and "making"?

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Libraries as makerspaces | Invent To Learn

Libraries as makerspaces | Invent To Learn | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
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 ...
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East Waco Library to embrace 'makerspace' tech movement - Waco Tribune-Herald

East Waco Library to embrace 'makerspace' tech movement - Waco Tribune-Herald | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
East Waco Library to embrace 'makerspace' tech movement
Waco Tribune-Herald
Now the idea is starting to catch on with public and academic libraries, and federal grants are available for library makerspaces.
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Maker Spaces in Libraries? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Maker Spaces in Libraries? | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it

by Kelsey Herron

 

"Maker spaces —workshop areas that encourage tinkering and creating—and other interactive community spaces have been popping up in unexpected places.

 

"One of the newest homes for these collaborative environments has been in public libraries. Many of these spaces expose young learners to STEM skills, and help kids make the connection between what they learn in classrooms and real-world applications.

 

"The Idea Box, a 9’ by 13’ glass-enclosed space in the Oak Park (Ill.) Public Library, inspires visitors to participate in its rotating installations. According to the library website, changing the Idea Box provides a fresh way to keep visitors engaged.
 

- See more at: http://spotlight.macfound.org/blog/entry/Maker-Spaces-in-Libraries/#When:19:31:00Z


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Building a District Culture to Foster Innovation - Education Week News

Building a District Culture to Foster Innovation - Education Week News | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Education Week News Building a District Culture to Foster Innovation Education Week News In the 13,200-student Albemarle County school district in Virginia, many students spend their summers in “maker spaces,” building spaceships out of cardboard...
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Makerspace lets kids play with power tools to encourage creativity and confidence - Wired.co.uk

Makerspace lets kids play with power tools to encourage creativity and confidence - Wired.co.uk | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Makerspace lets kids play with power tools to encourage creativity and confidence
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The school, for two to seven-year-olds, is famous for enabling self-directed and collaborative learning rather than dictatorial.
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Build Your Own Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine

Build Your Own Portable Raspberry Pi Emulation Machine | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
“ The Raspberry Pi is a fantastic little low-powered device that can do all sorts of things, and we’ve certainly seen our share of video game rela...”
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Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers

Using Raspberry Pi and iOS App To Catch Rhino Poachers | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
“ v3rgEz writes "Cambridge Consultants has rigged together about a hundred motion-triggered cameras around Kenyan watering holes to help catch and dissuade elephant poachers.”
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What is the Maker Movement? - Definition from Techopedia

What is the Maker Movement? - Definition from Techopedia | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Maker Movement Definition - The maker movement is a trend in which individuals or groups of individuals create and market products that are recreated...
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An All-in-One Guide to the Maker Culture and 3D Printing - OEDB.org

An All-in-One Guide to the Maker Culture and 3D Printing - OEDB.org | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
The maker culture is a thriving movement amongst all types of people who want to create and design their own objects, crafts, or computer code.  This DIY community is using state-of-the-art technology such as 3D printers …...

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Designing a School Makerspace | Edutopia

Designing a School Makerspace | Edutopia | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
The Makerspace Playbook is a helpful guide to envisioning the projects and activities that could happen in the makerspace. The new book Invent to Learn is a great resource for making, tinkering and engineering project ideas ...
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Maker and DIY Create to Learn

Maker and DIY Create to Learn | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Maker Movement, Programming, 3d Printing, Digital Fabrication and more.
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The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries - The Digital Shift

The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries - The Digital Shift | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
  HOME | PROGRAM | SPEAKERS | SPONSORS | FAQ     The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries A Library Journal | School Library Journal Online Event October 16, 2013 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET Our 4th annual online event is back with a dynamic new format,...
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Designing Makerspaces at Maker Faire New York | MAKE

Designing Makerspaces at Maker Faire New York | MAKE | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
It's time for another World Maker Faire! Soon, tens of thousands of people will come to New York to see…
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Library director reflects on first year at the helm - The Wilton Bulletin

Library director reflects on first year at the helm - The Wilton Bulletin | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
Library director reflects on first year at the helm
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A recent trend that Wilton Library is picking up on is “maker spaces,” Ms. Tai-Lauria said. The library already has a ... “We are learning so much from them,” Ms.
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Creative spaces

Creative Spaces in your library. Should you be doing this? What to know about them and how to get started with them.

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Ferguson Library offers Makerspace classes - Connectcut Plus

Ferguson Library offers Makerspace classes
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These programs are part of Makerspace, a new phenomenon that is sweeping the country in forward-thinking public spaces, like The Ferguson Library.
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Playing with my #RaspberryPi ...

Playing with my #RaspberryPi ... | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
“ Playing with my #RaspberryPi and some LEDs with gpiolib by @math977c. https://t.co/4ZyUcWvhj2 @Raspberry_Pi #GPIO http://t.co/cQijC4qRxr”
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The Raspberry Pi can play the Pi-ano

The Raspberry Pi can play the Pi-ano | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it
“ Governor Technology Ltd. has launched a Raspberry Pi powered robot that plays tunes on a set of musical chimes in its London office.”
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The Makings of Maker Spaces, Part 1: Space for Creation, Not Just Consumption - The Digital Shift

The Makings of Maker Spaces, Part 1: Space for Creation, Not Just Consumption - The Digital Shift | Maker Spaces | Scoop.it

Maker spaces promote learning through play; have the potential to demystify science, math, technology, and engineering;


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