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Makin’ and Creatin’

Are you looking to start a MakerSpace at your school or in your classroom? Do you need resources and guidance to get started? Or maybe you have a MakerSpace and are looking for ideas on how...

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The Maker Movement Meets Literacy

The maker movement is all about making learning meaningful through creating new solutions. Some of you may say to yourself, “My school doesn’t have a makerspace,” or “I don’t have time!” I...

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Giving Our Students Freedom

Some of the common things I hear when I tell someone I teach middle school include: “Oh, I’m sorry,” “Why?” and my personal favorite, “Let me buy you a drink.” I’m not saying that I don’t...

Makerspaces in Education

The Makerspace movement has been sweeping through the education world over the last few years.  Many images of these Makerspaces have been populating Pinterest and making appearances at...

Making Maker Teachers

It’s not that teaching kids is easy. It’s not. Obviously. But teaching adults is a whole different kind of tricky. Beyond that, it’s different running sessions at...

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Trapping Our Learning…Humanely

“You will design, build, test, revise, and complete a mostly-working prototype of a trap that will humanely catch a tree kangaroo. Ready…go.” I love giving directions that...