VIDEO: Making the Case for Making in Schools
Watch Gary and Sylvia take the Innovation Stage at MakerFaire New York 2013!
Making the Case for Making in Schools (30 minute video)
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