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The ‘Maker’ Movement: Understanding What the Research Says

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Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot–or as under-researched–as “Maker” education. The Maker Movement has its roots outside of school, in institutions such as science museums and in the informal activities that everyday people have taken part in for generations. There is growing interest in whether Maker education can help boost student learning outcomes, including test scores. The Maker Movement in Education (Erica R.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

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Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. They often contain the tools, machinery, and technologies associated with making – 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, high tech robotics, vocational tech machinery.

Part 2: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Technology

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Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. FETC 2019 – How does Orlando in January sound for an educational conference? I will be providing workshops and featured sessions on STEM, PBL, Inquiry, Maker Space, and Computational Thinking!

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FETC Future of Educational Technology… Orlando Florida… Please Join Me!

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I will be providing five workshop and one FETC Featured Presentation. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I can provide any of the workshops listed below in your location. I am excited about learning with thousands of other educators at this amazing conference.

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Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace

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Welcome to this fifth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations. It really encourages that important Maker’s Culture.

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Stop Thinking and Start Doing -- A Makerspace Is Within Your Reach!

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But after being a maker-librarian for nearly two years, I can assure you that you should really stop thinking about starting a makerspace. At conferences I went to everything with the word "maker" in the title. I set up a filter on TweetDeck to see everything posted on #makered and #makerspace. I assumed they'd be thrilled about a $200 Dash and Dot robot set. No blog, article, or conference workshop can top the genius of your students.