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By Nina Peery | Resources for TCEA presentation

How to Kickstart Maker Education

While school is out for the summer, part of Lincoln Elementary's campus, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will be transformed into an outdoor makerspace. …

The Maker Movement Isn't Just About Making and Electronics

column | Community<p>The Maker Movement Isn't Just About Making and Electronics: EdSurge Talks to MIT's Mitch Resnick<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist)     …

MIT Media Lab

build & SHARE your flipboard

Let people collect your stories<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to collect content from your website into their magazines.<p>Using a social plugin?<p>If you use addthis, sharethis, or addtoany, login to your plugin account to easily add Flipboard as one of the share options.

What is The Deskless Tribe?

6 Must-Haves for Developing a Maker Mindset

Community<p>6 Must-Haves for Developing a Maker Mindset<p>By Jennifer Pierrat     Jun 6, 2016<p>Mizin Roman for Shutterstock<p>Flashy spaces and shiny toys in …

Teaching

Flexible Seating and Student-Centered Classroom Redesign

I remember exactly where I was when I had a watershed moment that changed me as a teacher forever. In fact, it inspired my EdSurge column, Why the …

Middle School Maker Journey: Everything's Going Well . . . We Think

Well, it's been three and a half months since the launch of our new Technology, Engineering & Design (TED) program and the christening of …

Kevin Jarrett

9 months 1 week ago to Maker Education<p>10 months 5 days ago to 6-8 Middle School<p>11 months 4 days ago to 6-8 Middle School<p>1 year 5 months ago to Maker …

Main menu

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) …

Creativity

Be Student Centered Day One - Teacher Tech

If we want our classrooms to be student-centered we need to start this day 1.<p>What message do you send your students when day 1 you stand in front of …

Education-2020 - Constructivism

Constructivism<p>“Constructivism is a philosophy of learning founded on the premise that by reflecting on our experiences, we construct our own …

Collaborative Discussions: Turn the Chatter into Academic Talk

Do your students like to talk?<p>LOL! Ok… Let me rephrase that… do your students like to talk even when they’re not suppose to AND about things that are …

Makerspace Essentials – Design Thinking

I’ve been talking about using 3d printers this week – how to choose one, how to integrate them into the curriculum, and a website that offers project …

Design Thinking

Resources

Think Inside the Box - The Power of Creative Constraint

Think outside the box. It’s a popular idea. It’s the story of the lone artist going away and making something radically different. But what if that’s …

Creativity

Teacher Directed versus Student Directed Instruction | Journey to Italia

Reading Chapter 8 in <i>Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching</i> by Jeanne Ormrod on instructional strategies, it was …

End of the Computer Lab is Near

The simple fact is, the traditional computer lab is nearly extinct. There are still districts where computer labs are able to roam free, but the …

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | Edutopia<p>Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, shares this …

We Need More Curious Dreamers, Tinkerers and Makers

Thank goodness Orville and Wilbur Wright were not lawyers or accountants! I love what Dr. Paul Czysz said in these 35 seconds of an intriguing 38 …

Amazing

Article Reading Center

Genius Hour and the 6 Essentials of Personalized Education

There is a difference between differentiation and personalized learning. In the last year, I've been shifting toward the personalized learning aspect …

Teaching

Wonder Weeks

I came across a graphic created by Amy Mayer on Twitter the other day, and it explains better than I could why there is so much buzz in education …

Education

I Am A Troubled Teacher (Updated)

I am in a bad spot. I have come to a cross roads in my thinking of how my class should be run. It is not a safe place. I don’t mean my class, I mean …

Teaching

Redesigning My Classroom Environment

I moved my classroom at the end of the school year. I moved my posters, my bookshelves, and my computer cart. What I didn't move, however, were my …

Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps

ISTE | Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps<p>Makerspaces can be elaborate learning spaces equipped with sophisticated tools and supplies, but …

Starting Our STEM Lab & Making Our Makerspace: Tips, Tricks, Resources & Ideas We Learned About Along the Way.

<i>*In an effort to honor the true meaning of a Makerspace, as defined by the ones who paved the way, I want to clarify that our lab is truly a STEM Lab</i> …