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100 Makers You Should be Following on Twitter

100 Makers You Should be Following on Twitter | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
The team here at MAKE HQ has built a list of the makers we know, and think deserve your attention.
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Meet the Makers: Can a DIY movement revolutionize how we learn? - The Digital Shift | Diigo

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3-D printing: The coming revolution in how we make things

3-D printing: The coming revolution in how we make things | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
Proponents hail 3-D printing as one of today’s most revolutionary technologies.
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Makey Makey Will Make You Love The "Internet Of Things"

Makey Makey Will Make You Love The "Internet Of Things" | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
A $49.95 Invention Kit for Everybody puts computer controllers at the tip of your fingers. Literally. No coding required.

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Sylvia Martinez's curator insight, July 18, 2013 4:07 PM

You should have seen the amazing projects people made with MaKey Makeys at #CMK13!

Vicki Butler's curator insight, July 22, 2013 10:54 PM

I just played with Makey Makey during a scratch session at ISTE.  I'm seeing presents for our grandkids --- the little ones 5 - 8 will absolutely be abld to grasp this!

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Caine's Cardboard Arcade Inspiration Movement Continues [VIDEO]

Caine's Cardboard Arcade Inspiration Movement Continues [VIDEO] | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it

Christine Erickson: "See what young entrepreneur Caine Monroy is up to after booming business in his cardboard arcade" ...


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Sandra Sawyer McLeroy's curator insight, October 2, 2013 10:48 AM

I was fascinated when I first saw his arcade. Now he is retiring and is still an inspiration.

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Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing

Manufacturing The Future: 10 Trends To Come In 3D Printing | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Vivek Srinivasan and Jarrod Bassan Vivek Srinivasan is the Australia regional manager for CSC's Leading Edge Forum and Jarrod Bassan is a senior consultant with CSC in Australia.
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Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs

Why the Maker Movement matters to educators | SmartBlogs | MakerSpaces | 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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Maker Education Initiative

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The mission of the Maker Education Initiative is to create more opportunities for young people to...
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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - OEDB.org | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, June 2, 2013 8:14 PM

Keep an eye out for this topic, more later!  I'm really impressed also with the Makerspace that the Nashville Public Limitless Library was crowdsourcing and building back in Feb! I saw them on an ISTE Board of Directors trip and was blown away!!!!!

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Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn | MakerSpaces | Scoop.it
Allowing kids to deeply engage with a project they are passionate about also helps produce more positive memories of school, Stager said.

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Roger Harris's curator insight, July 15, 2013 11:00 PM

"When students engage in quality projects, they develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions that serve them in the moment and in the long term."