Check out this conversation on Connected TV – part of a month-long series about Innovation and Making in learning spaces.
What is the educational value in encouraging invention and tinkering?
About The Speaker(s)
- Howard Rheingold (host) – taught social media literacies at Berkeley and Stanford, for ten years, is author of Net Smart & other books, and is creator and compiler of knowledge about digital media and learning at rheingold.com/learning
- Sylvia Libow Martinez – is co-author of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom”
- Jeff Sturges – founded Mt. Elliott Makerspace in Detroit, co-founded hackerspace OmniCorpDetroit, and participated in MIT Fab Lab GreenFab at Sustainable South Bronx and NYCResistor hackerspace
- Tara Tiger Brown – co-founded KitHub, “creative electronics for young innovators”