Teaching isn’t Rocket Science – It’s Way More Complex

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After her death in March of 2009 I decided to see how I could use my expertise to help busy educators and parents hone their skills and knowledge. Administrators All Grades All Subjects Assessment Blended Learning and E-Learning Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Maker Movement Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Project Based Learning Teachers Thought Leader Thursday

Making is in Our DNA

A Principal's Reflections

With all the hoopla in regards to maker education and makerspaces I wanted to take a minute to share that this is not a new concept. Now we have 3D printers, Arduino’s, Raspberry Pi’s, Little Bits, Makey-Makey’s and an array of other innovative technologies to unleash the maker in all kids. The connections above to the maker movement are indiscernible. He goes on to share the following synopsis of constructionism penned by Kafai, Peppler, & Chapman (2009).

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MakerBot Launches Hands-On Learning Guide For 3D Printing In The Classroom

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Founded in 2009, MakerBot sells desktop 3D printers to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers. Maker Movement 3d printing maker movementMakerBot Launches Hands-On Learning Guide For 3D Printing In The Classroom. by TeachThought Staff. New MakerBot Handbook Helps Educators and Students Get Started with Lesson Plans and Hands-on 3D Design Projects. BROOKLYN , N.Y.,

TeachThought Library: 10 Learning Models & Frameworks

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Self-directed learning, the Maker Movement, mobile learning, education technology integration and more are all relatively new, and have a variety of perspectives that can be taken in examining them and what they enable or change. For example, from our “Inside-Out School” Model: “As a follow-up to our 9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning we developed in 2009, we have developed an updated framework, The Inside-Out Learning Model.