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World Maker Faire

September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014

Gary and Sylvia will present at World Maker Faire in NYC, Sept 20-21, 2014

Practical Advice for Bringing Making to School

Day Start Time End Time Locations
Saturday 11:00 AM 11:30 AM Make: Education Stage
Sunday 11:30 AM 12:00 PM Make: Education Stage

Parents of makers know that when their children are programming, building robots, and inventing, they are learning. Yet at school, learning becomes serious and sometimes boring. Why can’t learning at school be like the vibrant, joyful learning we see at Maker Faire, and in homes of makers all around the world?

In the spirit of Maker Faire and global making, we will share practical advice for parents of makers, educators, and makers themselves who want to re-make schools into places where children love to learn once again.

In true Maker fashion, everyone has a part to play in this revolution!

Details

Start:
September 20, 2014
End:
September 21, 2014
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Website:
http://makerfaire.com/new-york-2014/

Organizer

MAKE Magazine

Venue

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St.
Corona, NY United States
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Website:
http://www.nysci.org/