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Invent To Learn Workshop – Ft. Worth, Texas

For the first time ever, The Invent To Learn full-day workshop is coming to the Dallas/Fort Worth area! Join colleagues for a day of hard fun and problem solving — where computing meets tinkering and design. The workshop begins with the

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National Maker Faire

Gary and Sylvia will lead a conversation or two or three at the National Maker Faire in Washington DC on June 18 & 19th. Times to be announced.

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Making for the littles

We often receive questions about making with young learners. Many of the tools and technology of the maker movement seem to be for middle and high school students. What is there for our youngest makers? Plenty! Recommended technology LittleBits – A growing

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Popular ‘Maker Movement’ Incompatible With Common Core, Authors Contend – EdWeek

At ISTE 2014, we were interviewed by Ben Herold about the intersection of the Maker Movement and current trends in education, including the adoption of the Common Core. Popular ‘Maker Movement’ Incompatible With Common Core, Authors Contend The “maker movement” is making

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School PD

Gary will lead two days of professional development for educators at Kororoit Creek Primary School.  

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Lessons from the Maker Movement for K-12 Educators

In our book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering, we explore how to put an active learner at the center of the learning process, building on traditional progressive classroom practices combined with materials old and new, and incorporating the

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