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FETC Featured Sessions and Workshops – Orlando

Sylvia will lead two spotlight sessions and two workshops at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) << This link gives you a special discount code! W065: PBL Gets a “Make” over: Prompts, Challenges, and Assessment for Makerspaces and Maker Classrooms Wednesday

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Twice the Hour of Code – Twitter Chat with Dr. Gary Stager – December 7th

In honor of Computer Science Week (aka: Hour of Code), Dr. Gary Stager, co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, will be hosting a freewheeling two-hour-long Twitter chat on December 7th from 8-10 PM (EST) 5-7 PM (Pacific).

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ISACS 2016 – Independent Schools Association of the Central States

Sylvia Martinez will be a featured speaker presenting on Girls and STEM, Makerspaces, and Making in Education. 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE “DOING, DESIGNING, CONNECTING & THINKING, 2” NOVEMBER 3 – 4, 2016 Greater Columbus Convention Center Columbus, OH

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Music Maker: Free 3D Printing and Acoustics Curriculum

Ran across this nice resource for 3D printing – Music Maker: 3D Printing and Acoustics Curriculum “Music Maker is a free online resource that provides files for 3D printing woodwind and brass mouthpieces and tutorials for using those mouthpieces to learn

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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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Tips for Architects from Maker Educators

Dr. Gary Stager created a new guide, Tips for Architects from Maker Educators, for an upcoming panel discussion at the Association for Learning Environments 2016 Regional Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to the light, acoustic, aesthetic, and comfort considerations central to

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What does a maker program look like? (video)

John Umekubo, Director of Technology at St. Matthew’s Parish School has posted a terrific video that does a great job of walking through how they built a makerspace and the basics of the opportunities the students have for projects in various classes. They

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Teacher Maker Camp Cookbook – free download

In 2014 and again in 2015, Gary and I visited the Waag Society Fab Lab in Amsterdam to talk to teachers about making and makerspaces. The Netherlands has been a hotbed of maker activity and it’s been great fun to

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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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FETC – Sylvia featured speaker

Teaching the Future Today: Making, Invention, and Learning Sylvia Martinez, Director, Invent To Learn Thursday January 14, 2016 12 – 12:40PM Focus Area: Emerging Technologies and Maker Tools Featured Session OCCC – South 330 GH Girls and STEM: Making It Happen Sylvia

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