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Maker Faire – New York City

September 21, 2013 - September 22, 2013

Making the Case for Making in Schools: Innovation Stage

UPDATE: Event video here – 30 minutes

Gary Stager and Sylvia Martinez – Saturday Sept 21 10:30-11AM

Why can’t school be more like a Maker Faire? The answer is: it can. Learn how to advocate for making in your school based on the latest research in learning and best practices found in innovative schools. The authors of the new book, “Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” will share:

  • Why making and tinkering is the way real science is done
  • How to start a maker program
  • How to find allies and advocates
  • What teachers and parents can say and do

How to Teach Programming to Children: Education Cafe

Gary Stager – Saturday Sept. 21 1-1:30PM

Silicon Valley execs, politicians, and makers are calling for kids to code, but what does that mean? A presenter with 30+ years of experience will explore the how, what, and why of teaching programming to children in a developmentally appropriate fashion so they learn a lot more than how to code.

Also – find our book in the MakerShed!


September 21, 2013
September 22, 2013
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New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St.
Corona, NY United States
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