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New interview – “The Best Makerspace is Between Your Ears”

Gary was interviewed for the American School Board Journal’s (ASBJ) latest issue on Making in Education.  “The Best Makerspace is Between Your Ears”

Q&A with Gary Stager
Gary Stager has spent the past 33 years helping educators around the world see computers as intellectual laboratories and vehicles for self- expression.

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GUIDE TO CREATING AND INVENTING WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM by Gary Stager for Intel® Australia 

intelGUIDE TO CREATING AND INVENTING WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM

Written by Gary Stager for Intel® Australia

Ever wanted to learn how to set up a maker space in your school? Or introduce students to an exciting new world of creating new technologies,

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Making for All: How to Build an Inclusive Makerspace

The Maker Movement has crept into the consciousness of schools in the past few years. For some, it’s a wake up call that over-tested, over-scheduled young people are not going to become the creative, enthusiastic learners we all hope to nurture. For others, it’s a personal reconnection to our collective,

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Gary Stager’s New Article in Independent School Magazine

Independent School, the magazine of the National Association of Independent Schools just published a major new article by Dr. Gary Stager.

Read Outside the Skinner Box: Can Educational Technology Make a Course Correction?

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Gary Stager’s 2014 FabLearn@School Paper

The following is a link to Gary Stager’s paper, Progressive Education and The Maker Movement – Symbiosis or Mutually Assured Destruction?, presented at the FabLearn@School Conference, October 25-26, 2014.

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The Maker Movement: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Sylvia just wrote a short blog for Edutopia about whether “making in the classroom” is just a fad, and what we can do to make sure it isn’t –

Should we worry that making in the classroom is just the new-new thing, soon to be replaced by some other newer new-new thing?

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Making vs. School “Reform”

The worldview of self-proclaimed school reformers vs. makers

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Comments are welcome!

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Top ten ways to start with “maker education”

This is possibly the question I hear most frequently – “Where do I start incorporating making in my classroom?” I wish there was a single, simple answer! But here are a couple of ideas of where to start.

1. Start with your kids – What are their interests?

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Gary Stager’s Full ASCD Interview About Making

Following Gary’s presentation at the March ASCD National Conference, Sarah McKibben of ASCD interviewed him for an article, If You Build It: Tinkering with the Maker Mind-Set, published in the June 2014 issue of ASCD Education Update.

As is often the case, just a few of the comments made it into the final publication.

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