Tag Archives: maker movement

Collectively Flourishing

Makerspaces make sense for educating the workforce of tomorrow. GUEST COLUMN | by Randy Swearer  According to the most recent U.S. Department of Labor report, 65 percent of careers that students will be taking on in the future don’t exist … Continue reading

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Trends | Coding, Electronics and Creativity Collide

It’s exciting to see how many schools and libraries are getting started with 3D design and 3D printing. But there is something else out there for teachers looking to bring maker-based learning into their classes this fall – electronics. Recently … Continue reading

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Maker Movement

The coolest way to add project-based learning to your classroom or club. GUEST COLUMN| by Sandeep Hiremath Fire-breathing robots, LED light shows, and drone battles. This was the scene at the 2015 Bay Area Maker Faire. The faire is the … Continue reading

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ISTE 2015: Highlights, Takeaways, Things to Use and Follow-Up On

A mega-surplus of resources for inspired kids to positively impact their world. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura It’s been a few days now since the big event in Philly, and while I would have loved to have posted the … Continue reading

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Making Learning Fun

The family that makes together learns together. GUEST COLUMN | by Heather Weiss and Gregg Behr When families wander into MAKESHOP, they are greeted with an inviting array of electronic tools, circuitry, sewing needles, and saws. Educators at the Children’s … Continue reading

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