Chapter 12

Buy the bookResources mentioned in Chapter 12 of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Learning by Making: American kids should be building rockets and robots, not taking standardized tests – By Dale Dougherty (Slate magazine online)
Why I LOVE My 3D Printer (and you will too!) – A passionate talk by 10 year old Schuyler St. Leger
Joey Hudy Goes to the Whitehouse – Joey Hudy is a young maker and entrepreneur who surprised President Obama with a homemade marshmallow cannon in the White House
Great Thinkers Endorse Play – Quotes collected by The Strong
The Strong – An educational institution in Rochester, NY devoted to the study and exploration of play. The National Museum of play features exhibits, collections, and research, plus the National Toy Hall of Fame and the International Center for the History of Electronic Games.
Robots for Kids : Exploring New Technologies for Learning – Edited by Allison Druin and James Hendler. Essays and stories from designers, researchers, educators, and children that discuss their experiences and ideas about robots
Buck Institute – Project-based learning resources for educators
Edutopia – Online articles on project-based learning from the George Lucas Educational Foundation