Connected TV – Invent To Learn

Check out this conversation on Connected TV – part of a month-long series about Innovation and Making in learning spaces.

What is the educational value in encouraging invention and tinkering?

About The Speaker(s)

  • Howard Rheingold (host) – taught social media literacies at Berkeley and Stanford, for ten years, is author of Net Smart & other books, and is creator and compiler of knowledge about digital media and learning at
  • Sylvia Libow Martinez – is co-author of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom”
  • Jeff Sturges – founded Mt. Elliott Makerspace in Detroit, co-founded hackerspace OmniCorpDetroit, and participated in MIT Fab Lab GreenFab at Sustainable South Bronx and NYCResistor hackerspace
  • Tara Tiger Brown – co-founded KitHub, “creative electronics for young innovators”