Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

I was a science educator, so I’m pretty comfortable and confident using technologies of all kinds, although the kids have really surpassed me when we start to get some of the newer tools that their using, particularly as part of their Maker Work.

A Call to Remake the Maker Faire


Of all the learning trends of the past 20 years, one of the most sweeping and impactful has been the rise of the maker movement. I put the idea of “making” on the cover of Forbes in 2008 , calling Dougherty the “Tom Paine” of the revolution of building it yourself.

Announcing the Library 2.017 "Makerspaces" Mini-Conference and Call for Proposals.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

No matter how many maker learning spaces you may visit, you will quickly notice no two are the same. She is also a contributing author and series editor for Cherry Lake Publishing's Makers as Innovators and Makers as Innovators Junior series, a total of over 40 titles.