EdSurge Review: A guide to why ‘Making’ should be in every class

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EdSurge Review of Invent To Learn by Betsy Corcoran, CEO and Founder of EdSurge:

Okay, I confess: I love this book.

Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroomby Sylvia Libow Martinez and Gary Stager, does a fantastic job of laying out the pedagogical underpinnings for why “making” has a place in school.

In their readable, down-to-earth style, Martinez and Stager provide a rich history of why making activities not just belong in school but are the root of genuine learning: “The maker movement may represent our best hope for reigniting progressive education,” they write.

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