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Tinkering with Kids – Get in It for the Long Haul | MAKE

Tinkering with Kids – Get in It for the Long Haul | MAKE | Teaching | Scoop.it
Why do we educators do it? It's fun enough tinkering around with projects on our own, so why must we bang our heads trying to involve a pack of screaming kids from the neighborhood? I've thought through this before, ...

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Cammie Dunaway's curator insight, March 24, 2014 3:01 PM

Well said.  Working with Young Makers is equal parts frustration and inspiration.  But the lightbulb moments make it ultimately worthwhile!

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 19, 2014 8:25 PM

Students love making things. I found we could set up projects in the classroom and students would finish them at home with parents supervising. I always clarified the parents' roles as supervisory. It worked well and students learned complex concepts more easily building projects.

 

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Never Forget Someone's Name Again With This Memory Trick

Never Forget Someone's Name Again With This Memory Trick | Teaching | Scoop.it
Ever meet someone at a social event and immediately forget their name? Try this technique for understanding and using memory's nature to your...

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Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s curator insight, July 17, 2014 10:29 AM

After meeting hundreds of people at #scup49, we wish we had paid a little more attention to this technique beforehand. How about you?