Category: reviews

The most important education book published this year!

“I think Invent to Learn is the most important education book published this year, offering not just a vision of how “making” and “tinkering” could transform classrooms, but a practical guide for how to move school in a more constructionist direction –

Talking back to the book

Kevin Hodgson, who you may know as @dogtrax on Twitter, wrote a very nice review of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the classroom for MiddleWeb. He “… found it be such a great resource for wrapping one’s

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Making Thinking Happen review of Invent To Learn

Making Thinking Happen is the official blog space of the Agency by Design project—an initiative sponsored by the Abundance Foundation that is exploring ideas at the intersection of the maker movement, design thinking, and Project Zero frameworks. The “What We’re Reading”

Making the future: Why we need to help kids make stuff

In Making the future: Why we need to help kids make stuff, blogger extraordinaire Anne Collier lays out the case to parents about making, playing, and why it matters. Anne runs, which provides parents information about technology without the usual

Invent To Learn reviewed by the School Library Journal

From School Library Journal: Science Learning | A Medley of Resources For anyone interested in learning more about the maker movement in education, this is an excellent starting point. Innovative educators,Stager, Executive Director of The Constructivist Consortium, and Martinez, President of Generation YES,

Trends from EdTech Digest Review

Capturing the excitement of the maker movement and sharing the educational case for bringing making, tinkering and engineering to every classroom in America and beyond, education and technology pioneers Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez explore new technologies, place them in

Eminent educator Ken Bernstein reviews Invent To Learn in the Education Review Journal

Education Review / Reseñas Educativas  / Resenhas Educativas (ISSN: 10945296) is a multi-lingual journal that publishes reviews of recent books in education, covering the entire range of education scholarship and practice. Review of Invent to Learn (PDF) The eminent educator Ken Bernstein reviews the

“The Maker Movement in schools now has a bible”

Maker Movement Taps Into Deep and Rich Tradition By Larry Magid, Technology Columnist Huffington Post The maker movement in schools now has a bible. There is a new book aimed at educators wanting to inspire students to become makers called Invent

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

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

“Invent To Learn” Shows Impact of 3D Printing and Makers on Education, a leading source of news about 3D printers, has Invent to Learn on the front page! In a new book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, internationally respected educators Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager capture the excitement