For decades, I have marveled at the vehemence with which seemingly reasonable adults defend not teaching kids to program computers. Aside from the typical (and often dubious) justifications popularized by politicians, Hour of Code, and the Computer Science for All …

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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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In the recent issue of American School & University magazine, Jill Nolin wrote about the design of creative spaces in schools. Schools with varying levels of resources are adopting the concept – a Maker’s Space is, after all, about creation and …

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