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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Tickle, a dialect of Scratch for the iPad created by Taiwanese computer science professor Mike Chen, has a very special secret sauce. While Tickle allows users to create animations, games, and stories in a Scratch-like fashion (with an orca replacing the cat), …

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littleBits are ingenious snap-together magnetic elements used to create whimsical machines and prototype complex electronic circuits. It’s impossible to short-circuit the littleBits or create a syntax error in your physical “program” since they only snap together the “correct” way. Kids from …

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    A Celebration of Learning-by-Making Sunday, February 22, 2015 The Willows Community School 8509 Higuera Street Culver City CA California 90232 (Google Map) Different activities for specific audiences: 10 AM – 11 AM – Panel discussion with the Superheroes of …

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I’ve been asked to specify how I would spend $50,000 to start an elementary school along the path to learning-by-making. The suggestions are based on my experience working in schools. The three game-changers of fabrication, physical computing, and computer programming …

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NOTE!!! Venue change! This event is SOLD OUT. An additional date may be available later this spring. Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom in a Reggio Emilia Context This is a unique one-time only workshop combining a hands-on Invent To Learn …

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