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No Courses, No Classrooms, No Grades — Just Learning

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A Boston area innovation studio for middle and high school students is bucking the traditional school model for what students love best: hands-on learning.

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Reiki Acharya Narmaada R.Das's curator insight, May 3, 2014 3:24 AM
In India too This sort of Create Learning has begun .Know Books know Tension ,Know Born/Orthopedic problems.Each Country /State In World should agree .Education is only to teach Basic's But Innovatory Learning sure help over all / Malty functional ,Is for sure. Love & Blessings.
Ra's curator insight, May 3, 2014 4:54 AM

Divorce your school from bells and national standards drive n data production in favour of connections. developing problem based learning requires questioning the structure that our schools operate within. Counter. Culture. 

AleksBlumentals's curator insight, May 6, 2014 2:50 AM

Learning by doing has always been a pattern to master a craft. This is particularly true for the  new-normal which cannot simply be taught as it is not there yet. 

What i mean is that the higher skill of entrepreneurship must be mastered in the same way: by doing, but with an OS that enables better results 

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Maptia · A beautiful way to tell stories about places.

Maptia · A beautiful way to tell stories about places. | Tinkering and Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Create your very own Maptia Manifesto and join our community of storytellers and travellers from all over the world.
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Places are made of a thousand stories. Some of them are yours.
Together, we are on a mission to build the most inspirational map in the world.

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OpenIDEO - How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence?
- Inspiration - Imagination Starters and the Power of "20% Inspiration"

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OpenIDEO is a global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good.
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Box Props |  Makedo

Box Props |  Makedo | Tinkering and Makerspaces | Scoop.it
NEW Box Props makes it simple to transform a box into a play object. Create your own fun character or vehicle with new and easy Props and Scru parts.
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Jerry The Bear

Jerry the Bear is an interactive learning tool for children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes that enables them to master their medical procedures through play....
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Ira Glass on Storytelling

UPDATE: Thanks for all your kind words guys! It's quite overwhelming to see this shared and retweeted all over! All sins typographic in nature have been amended,…
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OpenIDEO - How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence?
- Inspiration - Promoting Failure

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Introducing OpenIDEO's Creative Confidence Challenge

How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence? Check out IDEO's Tom and David Kelley as they introduce our Creative Confidence Challenge…
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Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement

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A twelve-year teaching veteran and a California regional Teacher of the Year, Heather Wolpert-Gawron's musings on educational policy, curriculum design, and daily school life can also be read at www
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OpenIDEO - How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence?
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Ignite ETech 2008: Saul Griffith

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Subverting science education: HOWTOONS seeks to put joy, story, adventure, free-spirit, fun & ridiculousness, back into informal science education.
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SLÖJD - A Workshop to Design for Creativity in Education

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No Right Brain Left Behind and verynice invited nine multidisciplinary designers to work together for 6 days on developing a prototype to enhance creativity ...
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OpenIDEO - How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence?
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Creative Confidence

IDEO founder and Stanford d.school creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written…
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Welcome to the Virtual Crash Course in Design Thinking

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Welcome to the d.school’s Virtual Crash Course resource page! We know not everyone can make a trip the d.school to experience how we teach design thinking. So, we created this online version of one...
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East Waco Library to embrace ‘makerspace’ tech movement

East Waco Library to embrace ‘makerspace’ tech movement | Tinkering and Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Tech titans Bill Gates and Steve Jobs started companies out of their garages. But the ideas and gadgetry of tomorrow may sprout in your neighborhood library.
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Tinkering Towards a Definition of Tinkering

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How do you define tinkering? In this post, Agency by Design principal investigator Shari Tishman tinkers towards a definition of tinkering that considers standard text book definitions, examples fr...
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