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boek-coverKennis Maken Samen Leren: Maken, Knutselen en Techniek in de Klas

Check it out – pre-order now for a November 2016 release.

Door Sylvia Libow Martinez & Gary Stager, Ph.D.

Kennis Maken Samen Leren is het boek over maken, knutselen en techniek in het onderwijs.

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Invent To Learn review by Agency by Design

As we have noted previously, there are many roads to take to bring making and design to learners. Those who want to explore the avenue of engineering and programming in relation to making and tinkering in the classroom are in capable hands with Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary Stager, authors of Invent to Learn

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Review: Get elbow deep in maker fun and learning

Check out the review of the new book from CMK Press, The Invent To Learn Guide to Fun from the MiddleWeb site!

In “The Invent to Learn Guide to Fun” Josh Burker situates the constructivist theories of active learning within the playful exploration and creation that are hallmarks of the Maker’s Movement,

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Just-in-Time Guide to Classroom 3D Printing

From Just-in-Time Guide to Classroom 3D Printing:

“The book is a wonderful resource for helping teachers wrap their head around the philosophy of 3D printers and how they can be used effectively in the classroom.

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Great Review for New Super-Awesome Sylvia Arduino Project Book

Joyce Valenza wrote a glorious review of Super-Awesome Sylvia’s new Super-Simple Arduino Project Book for her column in School Library Journal. 

Sometimes I wonder what my girlfriends and I would be like today if more models like the super-awesome Sylvia were around when we were kids. 

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Legendary Progressive Educator Reviews Invent To Learn

Herbert Kohl is a legendary educator who authored more than thirty books, many of them among our favorites. Kohl is also a leading voice in the progressive education movement of the past fifty years and a pioneer of open education.

We were recently shocked and honored to learn that our hero reviewed our book,

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Another great review!

“Invent to Learn is a book that should move every classroom teacher to action. Invent to Learn motivates one to be the teacher we all want to be. More crucial, it gives TONS of references and resources to make the motivation tangible and classroom implementation attainable for the practitioner.

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The most important education book published this year!

“I think Invent to Learn is the most important education book published this year, offering not just a vision of how “making” and “tinkering” could transform classrooms, but a practical guide for how to move school in a more constructionist direction – how to design better learning environments and projects,

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Talking back to the book

Kevin Hodgson, who you may know as @dogtrax on Twitter, wrote a very nice review of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the classroom for MiddleWeb. He “… found it be such a great resource for wrapping one’s head around where to begin with the move to get kids making things again in a learning environment.”

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Making Thinking Happen review of Invent To Learn

Making Thinking Happen is the official blog space of the Agency by Design project—an initiative sponsored by the Abundance Foundation that is exploring ideas at the intersection of the maker movement, design thinking, and Project Zero frameworks.

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