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Launch of a major maker education initiative in Netherlands

A new website and initiative has just launched in the Netherlands at makereducation.nl. It is in Dutch, but I got the scoop from Karien Vermeulen of the Waag Society in Amsterdam. The initiative is set up to: Offer schools the opportunity to

Video interview: Opening the Hogeschool van Amsterdam makerspace

While Gary and I were in Amsterdam, we were invited to speak at the grand opening of a new makerspace at the The Hogeschool van Amsterdam, University of Applied Sciences. Gary was interviewed by one of the student journalists covering

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Western New York workshop opportunity!

Join Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez for three days of project based learning and critical thinking in a makerspace environment Register here ALL participants will receive a copy of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering and Engineering in the Classroom” to support their learning and ability to

ISTE 2015: Ready for Making?

ISTE 2015 will be June 27-July 1 in Philadelphia, PA. This is an annual “big event” for technology loving educators, with upwards of 15,000 attendees and a huge vendor floor for new edu-gizmos and gadgets. Two years ago, the word “maker” was

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

GUIDE 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

Book Signings at Maker Faire

Super-Awesome Sylvia will be signing copies of her book, “Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Sylvia Project Book Super-Simple Arduino” at Bay Area Maker Faire. Come buy a book and have it signed by the author/illustrator herself! Where: littleBits Electronics – Booth #2245 – Zone 2 inside

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Happy 45th Birthday Maker Movement! @ISTE 2016

A day of hard fun is in store for one and all! In 1971, our friends Cynthia Solomon and Seymour Papert published a paper that changed the world. “Twenty Things to Do with a Computer” not only explored computers as

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Is Education at a Cross-Roads?

Gary Stager, Will Richardson, and Stephen Harris, the keynote speakers at ELH SchoolTech 2014,  are profiled in this article, Is Education at a Cross-Roads? by Rowena Ulbrick. Is Education at a Cross-Roads (PDF) In an era of rapid technology development, it’s hard not

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Invent To Learn – now in Japanese!

Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom has been published in Japan! This is our first translation, and it’s very exciting to think that our message will reach a wider international audience. The cover says, “”Learn by Making:

Superheroes of the Maker Movement

    A Celebration of Learning-by-Making Sunday, February 22, 2015 The Willows Community School 8509 Higuera Street Culver City CA California 90232 (Google Map) Different activities for specific audiences: 10 AM – 11 AM – Panel discussion with the Superheroes of

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